muerto de hambre

muerto de hambre(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (very hungry)
a. starving
Llevamos una hora esperando por una mesa y estoy muerto de hambre. Vámonos a otro lugar.We've been waiting for an hour to get a table, and I'm starving. Let's go somewhere else.
¿A qué hora vamos a cenar? Estoy muerto de hambre.What time are we having dinner? I'm starving.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (very poor person)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No sé cómo Aurelia se casó con un muerto de hambre como Pepe.I don't know how Aurelia married someone destitute like Pepe.
¡Somos unos muertos de hambre! Nunca tenemos dinero para hacer nada.We're completely penniless! We never have any money to do anything.
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