Spanish El Salvador

dar virote

Idiom USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(to do/to use) • The endorsement to start an activity or to use something that someone might have.

"Maje, ¿supiste que Fulano se consiguió una nueva computadora?" "¡Sí, de seguro le va a dar virote todo el día!"

"Dude, did you know Fulano got a new computer?" "Yeah, I'm sure he'll be at it the whole day"


Spanish Venezuela

tipo tranquilo

Expression USED Frequently BY Some People

(calm guy) • It means being relaxed about a situation or relaxing and having a pleasant night.

"Me quedé en la casa, tipo tranquilo."

"I stayed at home, calm guy."

Spanish Puerto Rico


Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(scraggly cat) • A pelagato is a someone unimportant. It is used to reffer to someone who doesn’t matter.

"Fui a la fiesta pero allí lo.que había era 4 pelagatos."

"I went to the party, but what was there were four scraggly cats."


Spanish Spain


Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) • An informal way to say "cerveza" (beer).

"Vamos a tomarnos unas birras."

"Let's go to have some beer."

Confirmed by 8 people


French France

être rond comme une queue de pelle

Expression USED Frequently BY People Over 40

(round as the end of the shovel) • Used to say that someone is drunk.

"Maurice et Thierry ont passé la journée à boire avec Hervé. Ils sont ronds comme des queues de pelle."

"Maurice and Thierry spent the day drinking with Hervé. They're as round as the end of a shovel."

Italian | Dialetto avellinese Irpinia, Italy


Word USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(little umbrella) • Colloquial word used to describe someone/someone’s role as completely useless and compare them to a decorative umbrella.

"Che pote fa’ quillo ‘mbrellino?"

"What could that little umbrella guy do?"

Romanian Romania and Moldova

la paștele cailor

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

(at the horse's Easter) • It means "never".

"Când îmi dai banii înapoi?" "La paștele cailor!"

"When will you give me my money back?" "At the horse's Easter!"

Romanian Romania and Moldova

la mama dracului

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

(at the devil's mother) • It is used for something that is very far away.

"Vrei să mergem la cinema?" "Nu. E la mama dracului."

"Do you want to go to the cinema?" "No. It's at the devil's mother."

Romanian Romania

a da la rațe

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

(to feed the ducks) • To vomit.

"Ai băut atât de mult aseară, încât ai dat la rațe."

"You drank so much last night that you fed the ducks."

Confirmed by 2 people

Croatian Split, Croatia


Interjection USED Frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) • A mild swear word that on occasions replaces "Oh God".

"Asti Gospe!"

"Asti Holy Mary!"

Romanian Romania

a freca menta

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(to rub the mint) • It means to waste time, to do something useless, to be lazy.

"Nu mai freca menta și fă-ți temele!"

"Stop rubbing the mint and do your homework!"

Confirmed by 4 people

French French speaking countries

péter plus haut que son cul

Slang USED Frequently BY Mostly everyone

(to fart higher than your ass) • Used to refer to someone getting above themself, acting like they’re smarter than they are.

"Je suis contente qu’il ait reçu sa promotion, mais ce n’est pas une raison pour péter plus haut que son cul pendant les réunions."

"I’m happy that he got his promotion, but it’s not a reason for him to fart higher than his ass during meetings."

Romanian Romania

aragaz cu patru ochi

Slang USED Very frequently BY Children, Teens

(stove with four eyes) • It is a mild insult to people who wear glasses, frequently used among classmates.

"Alex a început să poarte ochelari. E un aragaz cu patru ochi."

"Alex started to wear glasses. He is a stove with four eyes."

Confirmed by 4 people

Croatian Zagreb, Croatia


Slang USED Frequently BY Teens

(n.) • A feeling of uneasiness and sadness, mostly used when explaining a mood or a situation.

"Bed me je to pitati."

"I'm uncomfortable asking it."


Croatian Croatia


Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) • Used when expressing wonder or disbelief.

"Ajme, ne mogu vjerovati!" "Ajme, i što ćeš sada učiniti?"

"Oh my God, I cannot believe it!" "Oh my God, and what are you going to do now?"



Catalan Catalonia, Spain

beure's l'enteniment

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(to drink up one's judgement) • To act illogically, in an unexpected or incomprehensible way. To be out of one's mind.

"No tens diners i et vols comprar un cotxe de 30.000€; t'has begut l'enteniment?"

"You don't have money and you want to buy a 30.000€ car, have you drunk up your judgement?"

Confirmed by 4 people

German German speaking countries

jemandem die Daumen drücken

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(to press someone's thumb) • Used to wish good luck to someone, similar to "fingers crossed".

"Ich drücke dir die Daumen!"

''I'm going to press you the thumbs!''

Confirmed by 2 people


German Germany

ein Bock auf etwas haben

Expression USED Frequently BY Teens

To be in the mood to do something. Can also be used in negative form - keinen Bock auf etwas haben (to not be in the mood for something).

"Ich habe Bock auf die Party zu gehen."


Spanish Nicaragua

vamos sobre

Slang USED Frequently BY Young people

(we go about) • It means you agree to do something. It is used for very informal situations (slang) and often with people who are close to you.

"¿Vamos a comprar las cervezas entre todos?" "Sí, vamos sobre."

"Are we all putting money to buy the beers?" "Yes, we go about."

Confirmed by 3 people

Spanish Colombia


Expression USED Frequently BY Teens

(n.) • Fun that is noisy and unorganized. Doing various things without doing anything.

"Qué recocha esto."

"What a noisy an unorganized fun this is."

Confirmed by 4 people