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Spanish Word of the Day: Poner los cuernos

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Poner los cuernos

Expresiones coloquiales con el verbo poner

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/17/2001
Word: Poner los cuernos
(po-NER los CUER-nos)
English: to be unfaithful to, to cheat on
Etymology: del latín ponere y cornu
Meaning: Ser infiel, adúltero.
Topic:Expresiones coloquiales con el verbo poner
Example:

"«Lo sé de buena tinta: a Gómez, el de la quinta planta, su mujer le ponía los cuernos; de hecho, el matrimonio se fue al garete por esa causa»."
EL MUNDO, 4 de Junio de 1999

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