pain in the neck

pain in the neck(
peyn
 
ihn
 
thuh
 
nehk
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. el fastidio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I have to fill out the whole form again because I wrote with the wrong kind of pen. - What a pain in the neck!Tengo que completar todo el formulario de nuevo porque escribí con el tipo incorrecto de bolígrafo. - ¡Qué fastidio!
b. el incordio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The workers start drilling at six in the morning right outside my window. It's a real pain in the neck.Los obreros empiezan a taladrar a las seis de la mañana justo al lado de mi ventana. De verdad es un incordio.
c. la lata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I have to take an antibiotic every day at the same time for two weeks. It's a pain in the neck to remember.Tengo que tomar un antibiótico todos los días a la misma hora por dos semanas. Es una lata andar recordándolo.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I like most of my new students, but there's one boy who is a pain in the neck.La mayoría de mis alumnos nuevos me caen bien, pero hay un chico que es insoportable.
My little brothers are a pain in the neck.Mis hermanitos me sacan de quicio.
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