no seas mamón

no seas mamón(
noh
 
seh
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ahs
 
mah
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mohn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(don't be conceited; second person singular)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. don't get cocky
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No es por presumir, pero este salmón me quedó espectacular. - Ay, no seas mamón, güey. Está bueno, pero no es para tanto.I don't want to brag, but this salmon I made is really delicious. - Oh, don't get cocky, dude. It's good, but just that.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(as an insult; second person singular)
a. don't be a dick
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
No seas mamón, Frank. Devuélvele a tu hermano su dinero.Don't be a dick, Frank. Give your brother his money back.
b. don't be a bastard
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
No seas mamón, Gabriel. Pídele perdón a Linda por lo que hiciste.Don't be a bastard, Gabriel. Apologize to Linda for what you did to her.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(used to express disbelief or surprise)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. no fucking way
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Me voy a divorciar de Amelia. - ¡No seas mamón! ¿Por qué?I'm going to divorce Amelia. - No fucking way! Why?
b. you're fucking kidding
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Creo que perdí las llaves. - ¡No seas mamón! ¿En serio?I think I lost the keys. - You're fucking kidding! Really?
c. you're fucking with me
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡No seas mamón! ¿Este carro de verdad es mío? - Sí. ¡Feliz Navidad!You're fucking with me! This car is really mine? - Yes! Merry Christmas!
d. holy shit
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Escuché al señor Soto decir que estaba pensando en despedirte. - ¡No seas mamón! Yo no puedo perder este trabajo.I heard Mr. Soto say that he's considering firing you. - You're fucking with me! I can't lose this job.
e. holy fuck
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
¡No seas mamón, güey! ¿De verdad le gritaste eso al profe?Holy fuck, dude! Did you really yell that at the teacher?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(don't be annoying; second person singular)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
a. don't be a pain
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Ya, Javier! No seas mamón. ¿No ves que estoy ocupada?Quit it, Javier! Don’t be a pain. Can’t you see I’m busy?
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