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Mexican Slang Meaning

Spanish: Bravo

Type: False Friends

False Cognate: brave

Meaning: aggressive, angry, dangerous

Una niña sufrió sin quejarse una inyección dolorosa. Cuando le dije a su mamá que era muy brava, la señora se enojó conmigo. Yo quería decir que la muchacha era valiente, pero la mujer lo entendió de otra forma. La palabra “bravo” se usa para describir un animal agresivo o por ejemplo cuando el mar tiene condiciones peligrosas. (A little girl had a painful injection without complaining. When I said to her mother that she was “muy brava,” the lady became annoyed with me. I meant to say that the girl was brave, but the woman understood it differently. The word “bravo” in Spanish is often used to describe an aggressive animal or, for example, a dangerous sea.)



Bravo means: aggressive, angry, dangerous
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