ser más raro que un perro verde
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Usage note
This idiom may be literally translated as "to be as strange as a green dog" and may also be written "ser más raro que perro verde."
ser más raro que un perro verde(
sehr
 
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rrah
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roh
 
keh
 
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peh
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rroh
 
behr
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deh
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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)
(idiom) (to be very strange)
Regionalism used in Chile
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Regionalism used in Spain
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a. to be an odd duck
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
Yo es que no te entiendo, chico. Eres más raro que un perro verde.I just can't understand you, man. You're such an odd duck.
b. to be a weirdo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Dicen que Paulina es muy inteligente, pero a mí me parece que es más rara que un perro verde.They say Paulina is very intelligent, but I think she's a weirdo.
c. to be a freak
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Viste el peinado que lleva la Sra. Allen? - Ya lo creo que lo vi. A decir verdad, todos los Allen son más raros que perros verdes.Did you see Mrs. Allen's hairdo? - I saw it all right. The Allens are all freaks, if you ask me.
d. to be an oddball
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Te acuerdas de Don Camilo? - ¿El profesor de física? Claro que me acuerdo. Verdaderamente era más raro que un perro verde.Do you remember Mr. Camilo? - The physics teacher? Of course I remember him. He was a real oddball.
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