Acabose in english


pronunciation: əkəboʊs part of speech: noun
In gestures



» el acabosethe last straw .

Example: If the U.S. government goes along with this outrageous request, that ought to be the last straw for every patriotic American.

» ser el acabosetake + the biscuittake + the cakebe the limitbe the last straw .

Example: The one thing which takes the biscuit is the fact they use a cardboard cutout which is strapped upon another actor's body.

Example: Health care workers take the cake for high absenteeism.

Example: 'It's the limit of arrogance,' complained the left-wing deputy representing OSCE, a pan-European body in charge of monitoring elections to ensure fair play = "Es el colmo de la arrogancia," se quejó el diputado de la izquierda representante de la OSC, organismo paneuropeo encargado del seguimiento de las elecciones para asegurar el juego limpio.

Example: She said they've tolerated his moods, his viciousness -- everything else -- but that this was the last straw.

» ser el acabose debe the ultimate in .

Example: One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall of China has to be the ultimate in building projects the world has known.
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