Monday, July 28, 2008

la paleteada

la paleteada - the favor or good deed

Nos hizo la paleteada de venir a buscarnos en auto.
He did us the favor of coming to pick us up in his car.

etymology: from the word paletas, paddles, exempli gratia, ping-pong paddles or the kind you take to the beach that people use to hit a tennis ball back and forth.

Chilenismo, coloquial

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