1. RushHourOfBabel

    RushHourOfBabel Senior Member

    Montréal, Québec
    English - Canada
    "Lo que vale verga, vale verga."

    Que significa esta frase que oí bastante veces en El Salvador.
     
  2. aztlaniano

    aztlaniano Senior Member

    Lavapiestán, Madrid
    English (Aztlán, US sector)
    "Verga" is phallus. I don't know the expression.
    Edit-
    You're in luck Rush, a nocturnal forero in Mexico has come to your aid.
    :)
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2009
  3. Roberto_Mendoza

    Roberto_Mendoza Senior Member

    Michoacán, México
    Spanish - México
    Valer verga , in Mexican Spanish, means that something went to hell, fell through, or is worthless. It's pretty vulgar, but I will give you an example:

    -Oye Pedro, ¿qué pasó con tu negocio de reventa de boletos de fútbol?
    -Ya valió verga. El otro día me agarró la policía, me quitaron todo el dinero y me dieron una multa.

    Another way of using it is when you don't care about something or its outcome:

    -Oye Pedro, vino Juan y dijo que si no le pagabas el dinero que le debes, te iba a demandar.
    -Me vale verga (lo que haga Juan).

    Needless to say that there is an infinite number of expressions with the word verga in them, and not always in a negative sense. I hope this helps. Cheers.
     
  4. RushHourOfBabel

    RushHourOfBabel Senior Member

    Montréal, Québec
    English - Canada
    That's perfect. Thanks for your time.
     
  5. vamosolimpo Senior Member

    Argentina-Spanish
    En inglés sería, "to give a damn", y en español más entendible, "importar un carajo".
     

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