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    Default Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    A pata: on foot
    Al lote: careless, untidy; too casual
    Al tiro: right away; immediately
    Amermelado: Silly, stupid person
    Andar a lo gringo: to not wear underwear
    Apagar la tele: to become unconscious
    Arrugón(a): Someone who doesn't fulfill what they have said and pulls out (at the last minute)
    Bacán: Cool, awesome, sweet!
    Bolsero: Someone who always ask for things from everyone else (cigarettes, food etc).
    ¿Cachai?: Do you understand? Do you get it?
    Cachipún: the game "Rock, paper, scissors"
    Cacho: a problem; a difficult person or situation
    Cachurero: junk; odd bits and pieces; stuff
    Calentar la sopa: to sexually be a tease (to a male)
    Carrete: party
    Chalas: sandals
    Chela: beer
    Chueco: crooked; not straight; dishonest
    Copete: Alcoholic drink
    Copucha: a piece of gossip
    Cuico: rich snob
    Engrupir: to smooth talk
    Filo: It doesn't matter
    Fome: boring, lame
    Guagua: baby
    Guata: belly; stomach
    Lanza: a thief that snatches someones purse, necklace or cellphone from its owner.
    Lata: boring
    Luca: one thousand pesos CLP$1000
    Meter la pata: To put your foot in your mouth; to stuff something up
    Mula: fake; false
    Paco: carabinero (policeman)
    Pagar el pato: To pay the consequences
    Palta: avocado
    Pilucho: naked
    Piscola: pisco with cola
    Polola: girlfriend
    Pololo: boyfriend
    Poto: bum
    Plata: money
    Pucho: a cigarrette
    Sapo: a nosey person
    Taco: a traffic jam
    Taxi: a fake blond. You will notice that taxis have yellow roofs and a black lower part.

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    Interesante, algunos son iguales en Argentina, como Pucho, Luca, Plata, otros resultan muy graciosos como Taxi, tiene mucho sentido.

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    ¿"Andar a lo gringo" significa "not to wear underwear"? ¡Espero que no se preste a confusión!


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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    Quote Originally Posted by reminder View Post
    ¿"Andar a lo gringo" significa "not to wear underwear"? ¡Espero que no se preste a confusión!

    In English you talk about "going commando" I don't mean to disclose personal details, but that is something really not my taste!

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    Ready for "action"!

    ¡Otra expresión para usar con prudencia!


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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    "going commando" la habia escuchado mucho en la serie "Friends"

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    ahhh, hasta hace poco yo estaba pololeando con una muchacha pero ya no estoy pololeando =S

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    I wholly agree that "Cacho" is a problem or a difficult person!!

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    Es verdad algunas son similares en Argentina. Lo que no me puedo imaginar es el sabor del Pisco con Cola...

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    Default Re: Al tiro! Some Chilean slang words.

    Muy bueno Alfredo,

    Yo pobre el Piscola en un seminario de Pisco, no es de mi agrado sinceramente.

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