drug-store romeos

11:59 Dec 27, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: drug-store romeos
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I attempt to instil a bunch of bobby-soxers and drug-store Romeos with reverence for Whitman and Poe!
Thanks a lot,

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naPicaflores, falderos
Leonardo Lamarche
Claudia Porta
Elinor Thomas



20 mins

In Argentina I have heard them called "vagos".

Originally a vago is a person who doesn't like to work, but here they also call vagos those youngsters who are most of the day at a drug-store.

Hope this helps! :)

Elinor Thomas
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27 mins

sería un sinónimo de vago, aunque creo que hay que jugar un poco más con esto.

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2 hrs

It´s another option. I live in Argentina, and I also believe that "vagos" is a good translation for the word.

Good luck!

Claudia Porta
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2 hrs
Picaflores, falderos

En España también: Pasear la calle. Son mis sugerencias. Espero sea de ayuda.

Leonardo Lamarche
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