English translation of 'lío'
(= fardo) bundle
(Southern Cone) truss
(= jaleo) fuss
(= confusión) muddle ⧫ mix-up
ese lío de los pasaportes that fuss about the passports
en mi mesa hay un lío enorme de papeles my desk is in a real muddle with all these bits of paper
armar un lío to make a fuss ⧫ kick up a fuss
armarse un lío:
se armó un lío tremendo there was a terrific fuss
hacerse un lío to get into a muddle ⧫ get mixed up
se hizo un lío con tantos nombres he got into a muddle with all the names
3. (= aprieto)
meterse en un lío to get into trouble
4. (informal) (= amorío) affair
tener un lío con algn to be having an affair with sb
See lío de faldas
5. (= cotilleo) tale ⧫ piece of gossip
¡no me vengas con líos! less of your tales!
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En un ambiente de hostilidad y confusionismo, todos coinciden en algo: el lío es monumental.El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Ha dado tres o cuatro gritos para empezar, se ha hecho un lío , ha entendido al revés algunas de las cosas de Alba, y por no verle tan mal, me he marchado del banco azul.Memorias políticas y de guerra. Vol 1
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'lío' in Other Languages
British English: mix-up /ˈmɪksʌp/ NOUN
A mix-up is a mistake or a failure in the way that something has been planned.
...a mix-up over travel arrangements.
- American English: mix-up
- Arabic: تَشَوّشُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: confusão
- Chinese: 混淆
- Croatian: zabuna
- Czech: zmatek
- Danish: forveksling
- Dutch: verwarring
- European Spanish: lío
- Finnish: sekaannus
- French: confusion
- German: Verwechslung
- Greek: μπέρδεμα
- Italian: scambio
- Japanese: 混同
- Korean: 혼란
- Norwegian: forveksling
- Polish: plątanina
- European Portuguese: confusão
- Romanian: încurcătură
- Russian: неразбериха
- Spanish: lío
- Swedish: förväxling
- Thai: ความยุ่งเหยิง
- Turkish: karışıklık
- Ukrainian: плутанина
- Vietnamese: tình trạng hỗn độn
British English: hassle NOUN
A hassle is a situation that is difficult and involves problems, effort, or arguments with people.
I don't think it's worth the money or the hassle.
British English: to-do NOUN
When there is a to-do, people are very excited, confused, or angry about something.
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