Ever heard the phrase "Billetera mata galán" floating around in Argentina and wondered what in the world it means? Don't worry; you're not alone in the confusion. Let's dive into the fascinating world of Argentine sayings and unpack this gem.
If you are looking for the English translation of this Argentina Spanish slang expression, here is the answer.
billetera mata galán: money gets you more chicks than good looks, literally “wallet kills a nice-looking man”. Essentially, it's hinting at the idea that, sometimes, financial stability might take center stage in the dating game.
For example: Se casó con un hombre 15 años mayor y bien feo. Claro, billetera mata galán.
Jajaja,es impresionante lo que cambia la gente x tener un par de pesos, ahí te das cuenta q terminan solos por hacerse lo billetera mata galán
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The Uruguayan band Eugenio Palurdo included a song called "Billetera" in their recently release album Pasados de la alegría about this famous Argentina Spanish phrase.
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