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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (decomposed)
a. rotten
Encontré una naranja podrida que se había caído detrás del refrigerador.I found a rotten orange that had fallen behind the refrigerator.
2. (dishonest)
a. rotten
El sistema municipal de entrega de permisos de construcción está totalmente podrido.The municipal system for issuing building permits is completely rotten.
b. corrupt
No puedo creer que de verdad la gente haya votado por ese político podrido otra vez.I can't believe people actually voted for that corrupt politician again.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(disgusted) (Southern Cone)
a. fed up (colloquial)
Me tiene podrido porque siempre está con la misma queja.I am fed-up with her because she is always complaining about the same thing.
b. tired
Estoy podrido de sus retos tontos.I am tired of his silly insults.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. rotten
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1 (putrefacto) rotten
2 (corrupto) rotten; corrupt
el sistema está podrido por dentro there is corruption inside the system; están podridos de dinero they're filthy rich (familiar)
3 (S. Cone) (harto) fed-up (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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