pifiarla
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pifiarla(
pee
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fyahr
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lah
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to make a mistake)
a. to mess up
¡La pifié! Le he echado azúcar en lugar de sal al omelette.I messed up. I put sugar instead of salt in the omelet.
b. to make a blunder
Los de la tienda on-line la pifiaron y me mandaron otro producto.The people from the online store made a blunder and sent me some other product.
c. to blow it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No la pifies ahora. Mete ese penalti, por favor.Don't blow it now. Please score that penalty.
d. to put one's foot in it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No me digas que la mujer a la que acabo de gritar es tu casera. Me temo que la he pifiado.Don't tell me the woman I just shouted at is your landlady. I'm afraid I put my foot in it.
e. to goof
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Lino no se atrevía a decirle a sus papás que la había pifiado.Lino wouldn't dare tell his parents he had goofed.
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