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chinche

  
a       sm o sf  
1    bedbug  
MODISMOS caer o morir como chinches      to die like flies  
2    (=chincheta)   drawing pin, thumbtack   (EEUU)  
3    (=molestia)   nuisance
4      (Cono Sur)  
*   (=rabieta)   pique, irritation
b       smf   (=persona molesta)   nuisance     (Andes, CAm)   naughty child
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
caer como chinches v.
to die like flies
[Fam.] (MODISMOS)

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to drop like flies
(MODISMOS)
v.
to die like flies
[Fam.]
exp.
bedbugs the size of elephants
exp.
enormous bedbugs
exp.
so there!
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'chinche' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el chinche
n.
el chinche de agua
exp.
morir como chinches
(IDIOMS)
adj.
infestado de chinches
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"chinche": examples and translations in context
Es un híbrido entre chinche y cucaracha. It's like a hybrid between a bedbug and a cockroach.
Eres tan difícil de evitar como un chinche. You're about as hard to get rid of as a bedbug.
Es una chinche de palmera real. It's a royal palm bug.
Los insectos usualmente no cuidan a su descendencia pero esta chinche es diferente. Parent insects don't usually care for their offspring, but this bug is different.
El Chinche me ha cortado el pulgar. The Bed Bug took my thumb, man.
El Chinche le ha cortado el pulgar a ese chaval. Bed Bug had that kid's thumb taken off.
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