en el quinto pino

USAGE NOTE
This idiom may be literally translated as "in the fifth pine."
en el quinto pino
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)
(idiom) (far away or remote)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. in the middle of nowhere (idiom)
Si a Amelia no le molesta vivir en el quinto pino, pues allá ella, pero yo no me voy a mudar para allá.If Amelia doesn't mind living in the middle of nowhere, that's her problem, but I'm not moving over there.
b. a hundred miles away
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
El conductor aparcó el bus en en el quinto pino.The driver parked the bus a hundred miles away.
c. out in the sticks
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
La casa de Andrea queda en el quinto pino, y no voy a conducir hasta allá en esta lluvia.Andrea's house is out in the sticks, and I'm not going to drive all the way over there.
d. out in the boonies
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
Pensé que el dúplex que iba a ver estaba en un barrio céntrico, pero queda en el quinto pino.I thought the duplex I was going to see was in a central neighborhood, but it's out in the boonies.
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