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sosia April 02, 2008 12:26 AM

En España yo he oído también (aunque no mucho) el "Toblerone"/ "la tableta de chocolate"
Una frase que escuché es
"Tengo que convertir mi Kinder en un Toblerone"
Kinder es un "huevo Kinder"
Toblerone es una tabla de chocolate suiza triangular.
Por lo que significa convertir mi barriga en una tabla
Saludos :D

Tomisimo April 02, 2008 10:33 AM

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Originally Posted by Iris (Post 6358)
It's funny, but if I heard "a few cans short of a six pack" I would think of the guy's appearance, not his intellect. In fact when you refer to a bloke's "six pack" you are talking about his manly chest.:rolleyes:

For me, when talking about a man's six pack, it refers to the abs or abdominal muscles, more than the chest. And the expression 'six pack' and 'a few beers short of a six pack' aren't related. The former refers to muscle develepment and the later to intellect. :)

poli April 02, 2008 11:13 AM

Incidentally, as a means of obtaining a good sixpack, besides going to the
liquor department, what is the Spanish word for sit-ups. I know push-ups
are lagartijas.

sosia April 02, 2008 01:43 PM

In Spain:
Push-ups: flexiones (you flex your arms)
sit-ups:abdominales (you wotk on your abdominals.
saludos :D

poli April 02, 2008 01:58 PM

Gracias Sosia por ejerciar mi mente.

Poli

Rusty April 02, 2008 03:19 PM

I learned lagartijas as the translation for lizards. Lizards do push-ups when they're warning something (someone) away or when they want to attract a mate. They use a different display for each, so the female isn't confused. ;)

It appears that in Mexico they use the same word for lizards and push-ups.

Tomisimo April 02, 2008 06:16 PM

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Originally Posted by Rusty (Post 6436)
It appears that in Mexico they use the same word for lizards and push-ups.

I can confirm that.

poli April 03, 2008 05:32 AM

¿En México los sit-ups son abdominales igual a España? La palabra no me parece adequado porque hay tantos distintos ejercicios abdominales.

Poli

Tomisimo April 03, 2008 12:23 PM

>> ... la palabra no me parece adecuada ...

Si, en México, sit-ups son abdominales.

brute July 29, 2009 04:13 PM

Why settle for a six pack if you can have a barrel?


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