Saturday, July 19, 2008

quedarse "plop"

quedarse "plop" - to be taken aback

Me quedé plop cuando supe que mi amiga estaba embarazada.
I was taken aback when I found out my friend was pregnant.

For this expression's etymology, see this link and this other one. It has to do with the condorito.

Chilenismo, coloquial

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