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"Eso" is a pronoun which is often translated as "that", and "mierda" is a noun which is often translated as "shit". Learn more about the difference between "eso" and "mierda" below.
eso(
eh
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soh
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (demonstrative)
a. that
Eso fue lo que me dijo.That's what he told me.
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mierda
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(excrement)
a. shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Hay mierda por todo el campo porque ayer estuvieron aquí los caballos.There's shit all over the field because the horses were here yesterday.
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(filth)
a. shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
No puedo con tanta mierda. ¡Qué la recojan ellos!I can't cope with all this shit. Let them clear it up!
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La casa está hecha una mierda. A ver cuando nos ponemos a limpiar un poco.The house is filthy. We need to get down to some cleaning.
Tienen todo lleno de mierda. Nunca limpian nada.Their place is disgusting. They never clean.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(contemptible person)
a. shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Tu vecino sí que es una mierda. Acabo de pillarlo robándote el periódico.Your neighbor is such a shit. I just caught him stealing your newspaper.
b. shithead
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Esa mierda me acaba de rayar el carro con una llave!That shithead just keyed my car!
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(something worthless)
a. crap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Y esta mierda, ¿qué es? - Es un rueda de hámster.And what's this crap? - It's a hamster wheel.
5.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(drug)
a. the shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¿Tienes la mierda? - Sí, agárrala rápido, que viene un poli.Do you have the shit? - Yes, take it quick because a cop is coming.
6.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(for emphasis)
a. the hell
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Dónde mierda se metió el perro?Where the hell did the dog get to?
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
7.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(expressing surprise or anger)
a. shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Mierda! Se me cayó la cartera al inodoro.Shit! My wallet fell into the toilet.
b. crap
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Mierda! Me quedé dormido y falté al examen final de mate.Crap! I slept in and missed the math final.
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