A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Spain
The guy told him this whole story about how he'd lost his wallet, and the sucker believed every word.El tipo le contó toda una historia sobre cómo le habían robado la cartera, y el primo se lo creyó todo.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Dan's a sucker for a bargain.Dan no puede resistirse una ganga.
I'm a sucker for a sob story.No puedo controlarme ante dramones.
He'd believe anything — he's such a sucker!THIS IS an easy way to throw a book together: interview 29 elderly men at great length, get some poor sucker to transcribe the result and presto
there's a sucker born every minutenace un primo or un bobo cada minuto
But for the time being, at least, audiotex is an industry secure in the knowledge that there's a sucker born every minute and probably two born for each additional minute
he's a sucker for a pretty girlno puede resistirse a una chica guapa
I'm such a sucker for romance
If you tell those folks the truth, they won't vote for you. But if you sucker them, they'll vote for you twice over..
to sucker sb into doing sthembaucar a algn para que haga algo;they suckered him out of six grandle estafaron or timaron 6.000 dólares
It is becoming harder for the authorities to sucker healthy banks into taking over smaller ones
sucker pad (n)ventosa (f)
Honeysuckles form one group of ghe genus Lonicera, and are climbers. Perhaps we should really call them twiners, as they climb, not by tendrils or sucker pads,but by twisting themselves round the host tree or shrubThe robot recently demonstrated in Britain weighs 7 kgs. and is about the size of a small suitcase. It has five moveable sucker pads which can alternately grip and release as the robot moves about on the wall
sucker punch (n)(Boxing)alsogolpe (m) a traición
Canada's Donovan Boucher at Motherwell in 1989, thought long and hard about whether to pursue his dream of one day fighting for a world title, and there was more deep soul-searching a year later when, after totally outclassing hard man Mickey Hughes, he was knocked out by a sucker punch in LondonWe were leading 1-0 with three minutes to go, but Celtic equalised and scored the winner in injury time. It was a real sucker punchAgriculture Minister Lord Strathclyde, who combined a stout defence of the Government's rural policies with some unashamed electioneering.But he almost succumbed to a sucker punch when Scottish National Farmers' Union president John Ross reminded him # In 12 years of Tory Government net farming income has gone down and down