Example sentences for: pato

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  • ' Basquear is probably derived from Celtic waska `oppression'; una basquería `a dirty trick' might be from Basque , although the word for the Basque language is vascuense (eúscaro in Basque), and one would expect the Spanish spellings of words relating to the Basques to begin with a v . I do not know about pato , as in ser el pato de la boda : ducks are usually considered objects of sympathy, as in pagar el pato `to pay the duck, be blamed for someone else's misdeeds' or hacerse pato `to make oneself a duck, play dumb' rather than “be the life of the party.”

  • If you want to be the life of the party, it is necessary ser el pato de la boda `to be the wedding duck.

  • Another closely related word also found in Santamaria is pichilingui, which is a common word for pato silvestre (wild duck), which is found in lakes in the interior of Mexico.

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