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Old November 02, 2009, 05:15 AM
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This means that good life is finished more or less. ANy equivalents in English?
By extension we also say Que chollazo, means something really good and unexpected, for example a job, an amount of money, a good-looking partner etc...a good friend that pays all the bills at restaurant, anything good can be a "chollazo" do you have an expression in English for this word too.
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"chollazo" here might be "a windfall" (money, etc.), or "a stroke of luck",
in the case of unexpected and pleasant circumstances.

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Yes but if you have a friend with a lot of money, and pays all the checks at the restaurant, that´s not unexpected , and it´s a chollo/chollazo, believe me.

A real find I guess!

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