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"What a drag" is a phrase which is often translated as "qué lata", and "that sucks" is a phrase which is often translated as "eso apesta". Learn more about the difference between "what a drag" and "that sucks" below.
what a drag
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. qué lata
I have to go to a meeting today. What a drag!Tengo que ir a una reunión hoy. ¡Qué lata!
b. qué mala onda
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
She yelled at us all night. What a drag!Nos regañó toda la noche ¡Qué mala onda!
c. qué vaina
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
My mom is making me bring my little brother, what a drag!Mi mamá me obliga a llevar a mi hermano menor, qué vaina!
d. qué rollo
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What a drag, I have to do laundry today.Qué rollo, tengo que lavar la ropa hoy.
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that sucks
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. eso apesta
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I can't go out tonight because I'm working. - That sucks.No puedo salir esta noche porque tengo que trabajar. - Eso apesta.
b. eso es una porquería
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My math teacher flunked me, and now I have to repeat the class. - That sucks.Mi profe de matemáticas me reprobó, y ahora tengo que repetir la clase. - Eso es una porquería.
c. eso es un asco
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I live far from my boyfriend, so it's hard to see him on weeknights. - That sucks.Vivo lejos de mi novio, por eso es difícil verlo entre semana. - Eso es un asco.
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