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Old February 02, 2009, 03:23 PM
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Se echó el taco de ojo

...pues usted ya se echo el taco de ojo y apenas estamos empezabado.

...since you're already swearing and we are just barely starting.

is that right?
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Old February 02, 2009, 04:39 PM
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echarse el/un taco de ojo = to ogle, scope out, or look at someone who is easy on the eyes (eye candy / handsome / beautiful)(both sexes can use the same expression)

Your phrase should be written:
Pues, usted ya se echó el taco de ojo y apenas estamos empezando.
And it means:
Well, you've already been scoping out the babes/guys and we're barely getting started.
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Old February 02, 2009, 04:45 PM
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oh man i was way off. thank you very much for helping me, señor speedy.
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Old February 02, 2009, 06:25 PM
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"Taco de ojo" can also be used literally, in other words, a taco containing a chopped up and cooked cow eye.
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In which country would I find the literal version? I'm thinking Mexico, but can you also get it throughout Central and South America?
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Old February 02, 2009, 07:22 PM
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I never saw tacos of any sort in Central America.
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So does that mean this expression is probably only used in Mexico?
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Old February 02, 2009, 09:58 PM
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That's the way I see it.
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Never heard in Spain.....
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For example I was barely staring to see you, because you are very beautiful, then the the motive of the use of the word in my country is as piropo, then you can go for the street with three friends, and we can say, hey you can watch her, yes, because we barely are starting to see her as is of good. jajja
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