fregado


fregado
m.
washing, scour, scouring, scrub.
past part.
past participle of spanish verb: fregar.
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fregado
nombre masculino
1 (lavado) washing; (frotado) scrubbing
2 familiar (riña) fight, quarrel; (lío) mess, muddle
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noun m.
scrubbing
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fregado, -a
1. ADJ
1) LAm * (=molesto) annoying
2) LAm * (=difícil) [trabajo, tarea] tricky; [carácter, persona] fussy
3) LAm * [persona] (=en mala situación económica) broke *; (=deprimido) down, in a bad way *; (=dañado, enfermo) in a bad way *

le quedó la pierna fregada después del accidente — his leg was in a bad way after the accident *

ando muy fregado del estómago — my stomach is in a really bad way *

4) LAm * (=puñetero) damn *, lousy *, bloody **
5) Col, Perú (=astuto) cunning
6) Chile, Col, Perú, Ven (=estricto) strict
2.
SM / F LAm (=persona difícil) fussy person
3. SM
1) (=acción de fregar) [con fregona] mopping; [con estropajo, cepillo] scrubbing; [con esponja, trapo] washing; [de platos] washing-up
2) * (=lío) mess

está siempre metido en algún fregado — he's always involved in shady business

3) * (=riña) row
* * *
I
-da adjetivo
1) (AmL exc RPl fam)
a) (molesto) annoying

no seas fregado, hombre! — stop being such a pain o a bore (colloq)

qué niño más fregado! — that kid's a real pest (colloq)

b) (difícil) <examen/tema> tricky (colloq), tough (colloq); <persona/carácter> difficult

el asunto está fregado — it's all very iffy

c) [estar] (enfermo, delicado) in a bad way (colloq)
d) [estar] (sin dinero) broke (colloq)
2) (Andes, Ven fam) (exigente) strict
3) (Col, Per fam) (astuto) sly, sneaky (colloq)
II
-da masculino, femenino
1) (AmL exc RPl fam) (persona difícil) difficult person
2) fregado masculino
a) (restregadura) scrub, scrubbing

dar un fregado a algo — to give something a scrub

b) (Esp) (fam) (lío) mess
* * *
= mess, row, fray, wrangle, spat, squabbling, squabble, bickering, fracas.
Ex. 'Look, Mel,' said James after the hiatus, 'I'm irritated at the convoluted mess this simple case of filling a vacancy has become'.
Ex. The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.
Ex. The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
Ex. This is a history of The Old Librarian's Almanack (a pamphlet produced as a hoax in 1909) and of the literary wrangles which ensued from its publication.
Ex. It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
Ex. The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
Ex. One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
Ex. Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
Ex. There are, as I see it, approximately three positions one can take on the matter, each with its own adherents in the current fracas.
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* meterse en todos los fregados = have + a finger in every pie.
* * *
I
-da adjetivo
1) (AmL exc RPl fam)
a) (molesto) annoying

no seas fregado, hombre! — stop being such a pain o a bore (colloq)

qué niño más fregado! — that kid's a real pest (colloq)

b) (difícil) <examen/tema> tricky (colloq), tough (colloq); <persona/carácter> difficult

el asunto está fregado — it's all very iffy

c) [estar] (enfermo, delicado) in a bad way (colloq)
d) [estar] (sin dinero) broke (colloq)
2) (Andes, Ven fam) (exigente) strict
3) (Col, Per fam) (astuto) sly, sneaky (colloq)
II
-da masculino, femenino
1) (AmL exc RPl fam) (persona difícil) difficult person
2) fregado masculino
a) (restregadura) scrub, scrubbing

dar un fregado a algo — to give something a scrub

b) (Esp) (fam) (lío) mess
* * *
= mess, row, fray, wrangle, spat, squabbling, squabble, bickering, fracas.

Ex: 'Look, Mel,' said James after the hiatus, 'I'm irritated at the convoluted mess this simple case of filling a vacancy has become'.

Ex: The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.
Ex: The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
Ex: This is a history of The Old Librarian's Almanack (a pamphlet produced as a hoax in 1909) and of the literary wrangles which ensued from its publication.
Ex: It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
Ex: The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
Ex: One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
Ex: Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
Ex: There are, as I see it, approximately three positions one can take on the matter, each with its own adherents in the current fracas.
* meterse en todos los fregados = have + a finger in every pie.

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fregado1 -da
adjective
A (AmL exc RPl fam)
1 (molesto) annoying
¡no seas fregado, hombre, ven con nosotros! stop being such a pain o a bore and come with us (colloq)
¡qué niño más fregado!, no me ha dejado descansar ni un momento that kid's a real pest o nuisance, he hasn't given me a moment's peace (colloq)
2 (difícil) ‹examen/tema› tricky (colloq), tough (colloq); ‹persona/carácter› difficult
el asunto está fregado, no creo que nos lo den it's all very iffy o things are a bit tricky, I don't think they'll give it to us (colloq)
con la edad se ha puesto muy fregado he's become very cantankerous o difficult in his old age
3 (fastidiado) in a bad way
anda muy fregado he's in a terrible state o in a very bad way (colloq)
B (Andes, Ven fam) (exigente) strict
es muy fregado con la puntualidad he's a real stickler for punctuality, he's really strict about punctuality
C (Col, Per fam) (astuto) sly, sneaky (colloq)
fregado2 -da
masculine, feminine
A (AmL exc RPl fam) (persona difícil) difficult person
B
fregado masculine
1 (fam) (lío) mess
2 (restregadura) scrub, scrubbing barrida A 1. (↑ barrida)
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Del verbo fregar: (conjugate fregar)

fregado es:

el participio

Multiple Entries:
fregado    
fregar
fregado
-da adjetivo (AmL exc RPl fam)

a) (molesto) annoying;

¡no seas fregado, hombre! stop being such a pain (colloq)

b) (difícil) ‹examen/tematricky (colloq), tough (colloq);

persona/carácterdifficult
c) [estar] (enfermo, delicado) in a bad way (colloq);

(sin dinero) broke (colloq)
■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (AmL exc RPl fam) (persona difícil) difficult person
fregar (conjugate fregar) verbo transitivo
1 (lavar, limpiar) to wash;
fregué el suelo I washed the floor;


(con cepillo) I scrubbed the floor;
fregado los platos to wash the dishes, to do the dishes (colloq)

2 (AmL exc RPl fam)
a) (molestar) to bug (colloq)

b)planes/vacacionesto ruin

verbo intransitivo
1 (lavar los platos) to wash the dishes, to do the dishes (colloq);
(limpiar) to clean;
(restregar) to scrub
2 (AmL exc RPl fam) (molestar):
¡déjate de fregado! stop being such a pest!;

¡no friegues! (no digas) you're kidding! (colloq)
fregarse verbo pronominal
1 (AmL fam) (embromarse):
¡te friegas! tough! (colloq);

¡me fregué! I've really done it now! (colloq)
2 (AmL exc RPl fam) (malograrse):
se fregadoon nuestros planes that's ruined o messed up our plans (colloq)

fregado sustantivo masculino
1 (lavado) washing
2 (asunto complicado) messy affair: no quiero que me metas en tus fregados, I don't want you to involve me in your messes
3 LAm fam (molestia) pain in the neck: cuidar de tus amigos es un fregado, it's a pain in the neck to have to take care of your friends
fregar verbo transitivo
1 (limpiar con agua) to wash: hoy te toca fregar los platos, today is your turn to do the dishes
yo fregaré el suelo, I'll mop the floor
2 LAm fam to annoy, irritate
'fregado' also found in these entries:
English:
scrub
- washing-up
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fregado, -a
adj
Andes, Méx, Ven Fam
1. [persona] [ser] annoying;
mi vecino es muy fregado my neighbour's a real pain
2. [persona] [estar]
perdí las llaves, ¡estoy fregada! I've lost my keys, I've had it!
3. [situación] tricky;
este problema es muy fregado this problem is really tricky o a real stinker
4. [objeto] bust;
ese reloj está fregado that watch has had it
nm
1. [lavado] [de platos, suelo] wash;
[frotando] scrub
2. Fam [lío] mess;
meterse en un fregado to get into a mess
3. Fam [discusión] row, rumpus
nm,f
Andes, Méx, Ven Fam [persona] pain, awkward customer;
tu hermano es un fregado your brother's an awkward little beggar
* * *
fregado
I adj L.Am.
annoying
II m
1 de platos washing; del suelo mopping; frotando scrubbing
2 fam (lío) mess;
meterse en un buen fregado fig fam get into a fine mess fam
* * *
fregado, -da adj, fam : annoying, bothersome
fregado nm
1) : scrubbing, scouring
2) fam : mess, muddle

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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