mal del puerco

Usage note
This phrase may literally be translated as "the curse of the pig."
mal del puerco
1. (colloquial) (sleepy feeling caused by eating a lot) (Mexico) 
a. food coma (colloquial) 
Andaba con toda la actitud, pero me comí dos platos de chilaquiles y me dio el mal del puerco.I was feeling pretty sassy, but I ate two servings of chilaquiles and fell into a food coma.
Uy, ya me dio el mal del puerco. - Pues, ve a echarte un coyotito.Ugh, I'm falling into a food coma. - Well, go take a nap.
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