comerse la torta antes del recreo

USAGE NOTE
This idiom may be literally translated as "to eat the sandwich before recess."
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (to marry because of a pregnancy)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to have a shotgun wedding
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
Sara se comió la torta antes del recreo; a los diecisiete ya estaba casada y había tenido su primer hijo.Sara had a shotgun wedding; by seventeen she was already married and had had her first child.
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