echar los perros

echar los perros(
eh
-
chahr
 
lohs
 
peh
-
rrohs
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to urge the dogs to attack)
a. to set the dogs on
Un intruso entró en el recinto militar y los centinelas le echaron los perros.An intruder entered the military compound and the sentries set the dogs on him.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to tell off)
a. to give hell
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡No te pongas así! Yo solo te preguntaba. No hace falta que me eches los perros.Calm down! I was just asking. You don't need to give me hell.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g., carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to flirt with)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to come on to
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Yo estaba bailando sola en la pista cuando un tipo empezó a echarme los perros.I was dancing alone on the dance floor when some guy started coming on to me.
b. to hit on
Uno de mis compañeros de trabajo me echó los perros.One of my workmates hit on me.
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