chambea

chambea(
chahm
-
beh
-
ah
)
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)
(imperative; second person singular) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. get to work
Estoy quebrado. - Pues, chambea, mi chavo.I'm broke. - Well, get to work, my friend.
b. work
¡Ya chambea! Llevas toda la mañana perdida en tu celular.Work already! You've been staring at your phone all morning.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(imperative; second person singular)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. load
¡Chambea, mano! Ya no te queden balas.Load, bro! You're out of bullets.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(third person singular) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. he works
¿Tu hermano tiene chamba? - Sí, chambea en ese tianguis.Does your brother have a job? - Yes, he works in that marketplace.
b. she works
¿Conoces a María? - Creo que sí. Chambea con tu primo, ¿verdad?Do you know Maria? - I think so. She works with your cousin, right?
c. works
Mau chambea en pijama los sábados.Mau works in his pajamas on Saturdays.
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