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Old October 06, 2009, 07:30 AM
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Lightbulb Me voy a preparar y salir, si no me va a pillar el toro

Pillar el toro ?
In English?
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Old October 06, 2009, 08:37 AM
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literally, "...if the bull doesn't get me.".

so "...if nothing goes wrong." ("...wonderin' where the lions are..." ha.)

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Old October 06, 2009, 04:39 PM
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Pillar el toro means Well this is difficult to explain, me va a pillar el toro si no hago los deberes, meaning sth is going wrong, I´ll get grounded or sth like that.
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To get into trouble?
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To get into trouble?
I think that works perfectly. You might also try "to catch some flak", "to get raked over the coals", "to catch some heat", etc.
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