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Birria

lo ridículo

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/22/2013
Word: Birria
(bi-RRIA) Sustantivo femenino.
English: Piece of junk, rubbish
Etymology: De origen incierto. Posiblemente del latín vulgar verrea: terquedad, rabieta, capricho.
Meaning: Persona o cosa de poco valor o importancia.
Topic:lo ridículo
Example:

"Y yo el marqués de Matoimel. Una birria de mentiroso es lo que es usted. Dígame para qué la busca o me hago el loco." (La sombra del viento, Carlos Ruiz Zafón)

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