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matón

  
      sm   (=bravucón)   thug  ,   (en el colegio)    bully, thug
  matón de barrio   local thug, local bully-boy *  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
es matón por cuenta ajena exp.
he's a hired thug

Entry related to:ajeno

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he may be small but he's tough
(MODISMOS)
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'matón' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el matón
"matón": examples and translations in context
El sargento Lawrence es un matón ignorante... con el valor moral de una serpiente. Sergeant Lawrence is an ignorant thug with the moral fortitude of a snake.
Tarde o temprano, un matón contará su historia. Sooner or later, a thug will tell his tale.
Me hubiera gustado ver al matón derrotado. I would like to have seen the bully defeated.
Es peligroso, la peor clase de matón. He's dangerous, careless, the worst kind of bully.
Y un matón amenazo con secuestrarla. And a goon has threatened to abduct her.
Es sólo un esbirro; un matón contratado. He's just a henchman; a hired goon.
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