ser un asco
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ser un asco
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. (to be bad at something)
a. to suck
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Quieres jugar? - No, gracias. Soy un asco en este juego.Do you want to play? - No, thanks. I suck at this game.
b. to stink
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿No crees que soy bueno jugando dominó? - ¿Bueno? Denis, eres un asco.You don't think I'm good at playing dominoes? - Good? Denis, you stink.
c. to be rubbish
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Soy un asco estacionándome en paralelo.I'm rubbish at parallel parking.
2. (to be a worthless)
a. to suck
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Esta comida para gatos es un asco. No le compres eso al pobre Coco.This cat food sucks. Don't buy poor Coco that.
b. to stink
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Esta película es un asco. No puedo seguir viéndola.This movie stinks. I can't keep watching.
c. to be a piece of crap
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Mi laptop es un asco. Me tengo que comprar una nueva.My laptop is a piece of crap. I have to get a new one.
d. to be rubbish
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Esta cafetera es igual a la que tengo en la casa. No te la compres, es un asco.This is the same coffee maker as the one I have at home. Don't buy it, it's rubbish.
3. (to be really dirty)
a. to be disgusting
Esta cocina es un asco, Julia. ¡Busca un trapo ya y empieza a limpiar la cubierta!This kitchen is disgusting, Julia. Grab a rag right now and start cleaning the counter!
b. to be filthy
Creo que es tiempo de que limpies tu carro, Pepe. Es un asco.I think it's time for you to clean your car, Pepe. It's filthy.
4. (to be repugnant person)
a. to be disgusting
No puedo creer que le hayas puesto los cuernos a Fabiola. Eres un asco, Miguel.I can't believe you cheated on Fabiola. You're disgusting, Miguel.
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