son of a gun

son of a gun(
suhn
 
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guhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(unpleasant man)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el sinvergüenza
(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 man in the yellow shirt left without paying his bill. That son of a gun is going to have bad karma.El hombre con la camisa amarilla se marchó sin pagar su cuenta. Ese sinvergüenza va a tener karma malo.
b. el granuja
(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)
Pablo divorced his wife for no reason and married another woman two months later. What a son of a gun!Pablo se divorció de su esposa sin ningún motivo y se casó con otra mujer dos meses después. ¡Qué granuja!
c. el desgraciado
(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)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Generally I like Mateo, but he can be a son of a gun when he gets angry.Generalmente me cae bien Mateo, pero puede ser un desgraciado cuando se enoja.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(expression of surprise)
a. caray
Son of a gun! A tornado is near.¡Caray! Un tornado se aproxima.
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