fato

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fato(
fah
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fishy business)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
a. shady deal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Roberto ha estado actuando muy sospechoso. Creo que está metido en algún fato.Roberto has been acting suspicious. I think he may be involved in some shady deal.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fling)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. affair
Su esposa le confesó que había tenido un fato con su mejor amigo.His wife told him that she had had an affair with his best friend.
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fato
(S. Cone)
1 (negocio) shady deal
2 (amorío) love affair
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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