jalarse una torta

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. (idiom) (to make a mistake)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. to screw up
No es la primera vez que se jalan una torta, pero esta vez no se puede hacer nada al respecto.This is not the first time they've screwed up, but this time nothing can be done about it.
2. (idiom) (to impregnate; used with "con")
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. to get pregnant
Jorge se jaló una torta con su novia mucho antes de casarse.Jorge got his girlfriend pregnant long before getting married.
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