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Flashcards in Dichos Nicaraguense Deck (23)
1

Al mejor mono se cae el zapote

Even the best monkey sometimes drops the sapodilla
Nobody's perfect

2

Aproveche Macario, esto no es diario

"strike while the iron is hot", Take advantage of the situation

3

Brizar

to drizzle

4

chaguite

(cha-wee-tay) the plantain plant
also means a lecture or speech

5

cara o sol

heads or tails

6

chapa

an earring

7

chunche

thingamagig
pasame ese chunche - pass me that thing

8

cuecho

'gossip'

9

de un solo

at once
Me pagaron mi salrio del mes de un solo
they paid me my months salary all at once

10

de viaje

completely, totally
el se volvio loco de viaje - he went completely crazy

11

en un sola

in one
Estaban en una sola platicadera - they were really talking up a storm
Chepito y su novia estaban en una sola - Cheptio and his girlfriend were making out like nobody's business

12

entre camagua y elote

doubtful or unsure

13

hacer un volado

to do a favor
haceme un volado,... -

14

no hay falla

don't worry about it

15

llover sapos y culebras

to rain toads and serpents
lloviendo sapos y culebras - raining cats and dogs

16

meter la cuchara

too many cooks in the kitchen ruin the stew
to enter a conversation without being invited

17

¿oiste?

did you hear?
acordáte de comprar las tortillas, ¿oíste?
remeber to buy the tortillas, ok?

18

otro gallo cantará

That's another story

19

peperepé, paparapá

yadda, yadda, yadda

20

quedito

calmed down
silently

21

Si no es Juana, es Chana

if it's not one thing, it's another

22

te fuiste tiste, y ni adiós dijiste

you left tiste, and you didn't even say goodbye

23

¡Va pues!

go then, ok