cagar

cagar(
kah
-
gahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to defecate)
a. to shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡No puedes cagar a media calle, idiota!You can't shit in the middle of the street, you idiot!
b. to take a shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Hay un baño por aquí? Tengo que cagar.Is there a bathroom around here? I have to take a shit.
c. to have a shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
Si vas a cagar, cómprame una cerveza de regreso del baño.If you're going to have a shit, get me a beer on your way back from the toilet.
d. to crap
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Tengo que cagar ahora mismo. ¡Ya me anda!I have to crap right now. I can't hold it!
e. to take a crap
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Vas a cagar? - No, solo voy a mear.Are you going to take a crap? - Nah, I'm just going to take a piss.
f. to have a crap
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
Voy a cagar antes de que nos vayamos.I'm going to have a crap before we leave.
g. to poop
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Ay, no! La nena cagó en el inodoro que no funciona.Oh no! The little girl pooped in the broken toilet.
h. to poo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Mamá! ¡Tengo que cagar!Mommy! I need to poo!
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to have had it) (River Plate)
a. to be screwed
Me quedé sin plata y no traje la tarjeta de crédito. ¡Cagamos!I ran out of money and didn't bring the credit card. We're screwed!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to ruin)
a. to fuck up
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Cagaste mi cita con tus pendejadas.You fucked up my date with your stupid shit.
b. to spoil
Mariano y Luis se empezaron a pelear y nos cagaron la fiesta.Mariano and Luis started to fight and they spoiled our party.
c. to make a mess of
Guau, realmente cagaste todo, ¿verdad?Wow, you really made a mess of everything, didn't you?
d. to mess up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cagué mi proyecto final y reprobé el curso.I messed up my final project and failed the class.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to make angry)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to piss off
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Me caga que pongan siempre las mismas películas por Navidad.It pisses me off that they always show the same movies at Christmas.
5.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to scold)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to tell off
La jefa lo cagó por no terminar el trabajo a tiempo.His boss told him off for not finishing the work on time.
6.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to cheat) (River Plate)
a. to rip off
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El negocio iba muy bien, pero el socio lo cagó y perdió todo.Business was going well, but his partner ripped him off and he lost everything.
cagarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
7.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to defecate)
a. to shit oneself
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Sal del baño ya mismo! ¡Me estoy cagando!Get out of the bathroom now! I'm shitting myself!
8.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to feel scared)
a. to shit oneself
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Ese tipo se está cagando! - Pues, sí. Digo, el otro boxeador está enorme.That guy is totally shitting himself! - Well, yeah. I mean, the other boxer is huge.
b. to be scared shitless
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Ayer tenía una entrevista de trabajo pero me cagué y no fui.I had a job interview yesterday, but I was scared shitless and didn't go.
9.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to get ruined)
a. to get fucked up
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Se cagó por completo mi viaje cuando perdí mi pasaporte.My trip got totally fucked up when I lost my passport.
b. to get messed up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Se nos cagó la computadora cuando se cortó la electricidad.Our computer got messed up when the power went out.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
10.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(to ruin)
a. to fuck up
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡Caray! Ese tipo se cagó totalmente la cara.Jeez! That guy totally fucked his face up.
b. to mess up
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pedro se cayó de la moto y se cagó la muñeca.Pedro fell off his bike and messed up his wrist.
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cagar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (colloquial)
a. to shit, to crap
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (muy fam)
a.
cagarlato
¡la has cagado!you're in deep shit o up shit creek
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (colloquial)
a. to crap oneself
4. (vulgar)
a.
¡me cago en la hostia!fucking hell!
5. (muy fam)
a.
hace un frío que te cagasit's bloody, goddamn freezing!
cagar
intransitive verb
(defecar) to shit (vulgar); have a shit (vulgar); take a shit (vulgar); (EEUU)
después de cagar hay que limpiarse el culo
¡está que no caga! he's on cloud nine!
¡está que no caga con su novio, no deja de hablar de él! cuando llegué a Londres, me gustó tanto la ciudad que estaba que no cagaba
transitive verb
1 [+ropa] to dirty; soil
2
cagarla to blow it (familiar); balls up (vulgar)
¡la hemos cagado! we've ballsed up! (vulgar); we've blown it! (muy_familiar)
el entrenador la cagó haciendo esas declaraciones antes del partido
ir cagando leches to bomb along (familiar)
iba cagando leches por la autopista cuando le pilló la policia
irse cagando leches to leg it (familiar); scarper (familiar)
cuando vio entrar a la policía se fue cagando leches
3 (Arg) (dañar) to harm
4 (Arg) (defraudar) to rip off (familiar)
pronominal verb
cagarse
1 to shit o.s. (vulgar)
se cagó en los pantalones he shat himself (vulgar); he messed his pants
2
cagarse de miedo to shit o.s. (vulgar)
cuando se menciona al cambio de gobierno, los de mi pueblo se cagan de miedo
cagarse de risa to piss o.s. (laughing) (vulgar)
me cago de risa con los chistes de tu hermano your brother's jokes really crack me up (familiar)
cagarse en algn/algo not to give a toss (muy_familiar) o a shit (vulgar) o a fuck (vulgar) about sb/sth
¡me cago en diez o en la mar o en la leche! bloody hell! (vulgar); shit! (vulgar)
tío, a ver cuándo estrenamos el coche,/ ¡me cago en diez!/ ¡me cago en la leche! ¡hay que ver cómo pasa el tiempo! hace nada era un niño y hoy ya está hecho un hombrecito ¡me cago en la mar! ¡qué alegría me da veros después de todos estos años!
¡cada vez que bebía se cagaba en la madre de todo el mundo! whenever he drank he'd start effing and blinding at everything and everyone o telling everyone to go to hell (familiar); ¡me cago en la puta o en la hostia! fucking hell! (vulgar)
/Pero, quítate de ahí, me cago en la puta./ ¡Venga, hombre, con el cubo, joder, me cago en la hostia!
¡me cago en la leche que mamaron! screw them! (vulgar)
¡me cago en la leche que mamaron los cabrones que me denunciaron!
¡me cago en el gobierno! to hell with o sod the government! (familiar)
... y se caga la perra ... (España) and you never saw anything like it
cagarse patas abajo
tenía tanto miedo que se cagó patas abajo he was so frightened, he shat himself (vulgar)
3
que te cagas (como adj) damn (muy_familiar); bloody (muy_familiar)
¡en la sierra hace un frío que te cagas! it's bloody freezing in the mountains! (muy_familiar); el jefe tiene una cara que te cagas the boss has got a bloody nerve (muy_familiar)
tenemos una vida de noche que te cagas
la película estaba que te cagabas the film was bloody brilliant (muy_familiar); la tía estaba que te cagas she was drop dead gorgeous (familiar)
¡joder, esta hamburguesa está que te cagas!
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