mal genio
mal genio
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (temperament)
a. temper
¡Qué mal genio tienes! ¿Por qué me contestas así si yo te he hablado bien?You have such a temper! Why do you answer back like that when I've spoken to you nicely?
b. terrible temper
Si no aprende a controlarlo, ese mal genio le va a acarrear muchos problemas en la vida.If he doesn't learn to control it, that terrible temper of his is going to create many problems for him in his life.
2. (temporary frame of mind)
a. bad mood
Veo que te has despertado de mal genio. ¿Has dormido mal?I can see you've woken up in a bad mood. Didn't you sleep well?
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