tener mala leche
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)
(to be unfortunate)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. to have bad luck
Desde que Hugo ganó la lotería tuvo mucha mala leche.Ever since Hugo won the lottery he's had a lot of bad luck.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be malicious)
a. to be mean
Ese tipo tiene muy mala leche: no te conviene tener nada que ver con él.That guy is really mean; you're better off staying far away from him.
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