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gringo

gring goh

  • n  a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)

  • Critics, who are questioning whether the alleged coup plot was actually real, were quick to suggest that this latest anti-gringo outburst would conveniently deflect attention away .
  • Bush certainly found that out when the international community, in ways rarely seen during the gringo interventionist days of the Cold War, condemned the White House's early .
  • Guillermo Arias AP But with nary a gringo dignitary in sight, Mexican officials carried out a less dazzling but nonetheless remarkable operation last weekend that should .
Quotes

  • Lula da Silva in The Associated Press
    President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says no "gringo should stick their nose in where it does not belong."
  • Juan Sebastian Veron in Times of India
    El Gringo (Heinze) did very well,said Veron, who must get over a minor leg muscle injury if he is to line up against South Korea in Argentina's second match at Soccer City on Thursday.
  • Mel Gibson in USA Today
    Of eating the food in Mexico, Gibson said: "I have the gringo gut. I was crawling around on my hands and knees some days."

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