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perdido

lost

adjective

perdido, -a
adjective
1. lost (extraviado); stray (animal, bala)
  • ¡estamos perdidos! (figurative) -> we're done for!, we're lost!
2. filthy (sucio) (peninsular Spanish)
  • ponerse perdido, -a de pintura/barro -> to get (oneself) covered in paint/mud
3. wasted (tiempo); missed (ocasión)
4. complete, utter (informal) (de remate)
  • es idiota perdido, -a -> he's a complete idiot
masculine or feminine noun
5. reprobate

perdido [per-dee’-do, dah]
article & past participle
1. Of PERDER.
2. Lost, strayed, misguided; profligate, dissolute.
  • Gente perdida -> Vagrants, vagabonds
  • Mujer perdida -> prostitute
3. Estar perdido por, to be mad about.
4. Ponerse perdido de barro, to get covered in mud.
5. Idle (vago); down and out (pobre). (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)

perdidoa perdida
adjetivo
1 (extraviado) lost; [+bala] stray
estaban perdidos y tuvieron que preguntar el camino they were lost and had to ask the way; paraíso perdido paradise lost; objetos perdidos lost property
singular
; (s)
dar algo por perdido to give sth up for lost; eso es tiempo perdido that's a waste of time
2 (aislado) remote; isolated
un pueblo perdido en las montañas a remote o isolated village in the mountains
3 (sin remedio)
estaba borracho perdido he was totally o dead (familiar) drunk; está loco perdido he's raving mad; es tonto perdido he's a complete idiot; es un caso perdido he's a hopeless case; ¡estamos perdidos! we're done for!
de perdidos, al río in for a penny, in for a pound
4 (enamorado)
estar perdido por algn to be mad o crazy about sb
5 (sucio)
ponerlo todo perdido de barro to get everything covered in mud; get mud everywhere; te has puesto perdido el pantalón you've ruined your trousers
6 (Latinoamérica) (vago) idle; (pobre) down and out
libertine

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