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|Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Spanish term or phrase: Ay Carumba|
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Oh my Gosh
No creo que la frase tenga una traducción específica, esta frase es utilizada por Taco Bell, es una forma muy informal de expresar sorpresa.
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By Karacho!!! (or Karaxo) (please read below)
Just another option for you since "caramba" (NOT CARUMBA Ok?) is the euphemism for the Spanish word "carajo"....
This one's kind of hard to translate! "Karacho" is some kind of sound word, if I may put it that way, and it usually stands for a big bang or a terrible mess; probably stems from "Krach", a German word for noise. It may not make much sense in the context of this song but it makes for a nice alliteration, doesn't it?
Editor's note: According to another worshipper, Juan Carlos (Hansi) Dominguez-Braun, this word is a Germanized version of the Spanish word "carajo" , alternatively used by Spaniards to say "hell", "G*d-dammit", "sh*t" as an expletive. During WW2, the Spanish soldiers of the famous "Blue Division" , infected their German comrades in arms with their word "Carajo". German soldiers of all ranks began using this word, and it became part of colloquial German lingo ever since.
From Oso ¶:^)
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PRO pts in pair: 3064
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Oh, come on!
Ay : Oh!
Caramba: expression of complaint or surprise.
Without mention the Lord's name in vain such as God or Jeez that are not in the Caramba
I 'll go for: come on! or not again! or something in that nature.
To retain the Spanish flavor you should use the same original expression.
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