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Old February 21, 2011, 03:49 PM
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Pata de lana

Significa ser amante de una mujer casada, pero quiero saber si el dicho
es internacional.
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Bueno lo he escuchado de muchas maneras pero nunca así......

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No creo que en México se entendería... salvo, quizás, en contexto.
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Originally Posted by poli View Post
quiero saber si el dicho
es internacional.
Internacional seguro que no. Yo diría que es intranacional, o más bien, infranacional. Sólo falta ver las letras de las cumbias villeras que usan el término.
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Nunca había escuchado pata de lana como amante, para mí patas de lana significa alguien con las piernas débiles.

Por amante en Chile, se usa/usaba "el patas negras", no estoy seguro de porque se le llamaba así. Tampoco sé si en Argentina o Perú se usa/usaba también.
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primera vez que lo oigo....
"a la pata la llana" es común, pero "pata de lana" lo desconocía...
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I know 'patas de lana' as an 'enclenque'(weak) person.

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