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Old January 02, 2018, 04:55 AM
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¡Qué fallo!

Gente,

?Se dice "!que fallo! o "que falla!?

Hace tiempo que no lo escucho.

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Old January 02, 2018, 06:00 AM
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Depende de lo que quieras decir, y en qué región.

fallo = verdict, decision, ruling; mistake, error, oversight
falla = fault, defect, flaw, failure; fault (geological); mistake, error (AmL)
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Old January 02, 2018, 07:53 AM
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Fallo ...

En Puerto Rico solía oir "!que fallo" para decir jolin!, o caramba!

Pero no me acuerdo si era "que fallo", o "que falla".

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I did a bit of searching for that phrase (both versions of it) as a Puerto Rican interjection and came up empty handed.
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I did a bit of searching for that phrase (both versions of it) as a Puerto Rican interjection and came up empty handed.
Well, it must be slang usage. I know a couple of Caribeños, I'll have to look them up and see. Then I'll get back to you all.

It might be something Andalusian, too.

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When you heard que fallo was it while watching a soccer game?
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