-acho
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-acho(
ah
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choh
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A suffix is an affix that is added to the end of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. philia, ism).
suffix
1. (augmentative)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Le voy a pedir a ese hombracho de allá que me ayude a empujar el carro.I'm going to ask that burly guy over there to help me push the car.
Joaco es muy vivaracho y siempre sabe cómo animar una fiesta.Joaco is very lively and always knows how to liven a party up.
2. (derogatory)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Solo porque Lloyd se leyó un libracho acerca de los mayas, ahora jura que es un experto en culturas precolombinas.Just because Lloyd read some lousy book about the Mayas, he now thinks he's an expert in pre-Columbian cultures.
El coche se nos descompuso en un poblacho en medio de la nada.Our car broke down in a Podunk town in the middle of nowhere.
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acho
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