irse a la cresta
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irse a la cresta(
eer
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krehs
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A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
pronominal verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (to fall)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. to eat it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Cómo te hiciste esa cicatriz? - Iba colina abajo con mi patineta y me fui a la cresta.How did you get that scar? - I ate it coming down the hill on my skateboard.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (to fail)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. to go down the tube (idiom)
Necesito tu ayuda. Me estoy yendo a la cresta.I need your help. I'm going down the tube.
b. to go to shit (idiom)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
El proyecto se fue a la cresta porque los socios se pelearon.The project went to shit because the partners had a fight.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (to end up in a difficult situation)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. to be screwed
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Si pierdo este trabajo, me voy a ir a la cresta.If I lose this job, I'm going to be screwed.
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