not good(
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unsatisfactory)
a. no estar bueno
I know that she worked hard, but the meal she prepared was not good.Sé que trabajó muy duro, pero la comida que preparó no estuvo buena.
b. no ser bueno
The doctor gave us my grandfather's prognosis and it's not good.La doctora nos dio el diagnóstico de mi abuelo y no es bueno.
c. malo
John wanted to give everybody a chance, but his decision to hire that gangster was not good for business.John quería darles a todos una oportunidad, pero su decisión de contratar a ese gángster fue mala para el negocio.
2. (inadequate)
a. nada bueno
Partying the night before the exam is not good.Farrear la noche antes del examen no es nada bueno.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
3. (used to express disappointment)
a. metí la pata
I opened the infected file. Not good.Abrí el archivo infectado. Metí la pata.
b. la regué
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
"Not good," said Michelle as she dropped her phone into the pool."La regué", dijo Michelle cuando se le cayó su teléfono a la alberca.
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