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Speaking of Mexico, it's a very old and used phrase, which is not very common nowadays. The most common use is as a "polite" way to threaten or to warn somebody about a given situation. It's used a lot in old 50's movies...usually by elderly people and mother roles. My grandparents used to say that a lot as well. Example: The Mom leaves to the market, ...
Amigui is like amigo but in a more affectionate way. "Amigui" as a word doesn't exist and I never used it, but in Spain we use to say "coleguis" instead of "colegas" (buddies) with the same nuance
"Chingar" does not seem to be a common equivalent for the English word "Fuck" at least on HBO Latino. I listen to a lot of movies dubbed into Mexican Spanish on HBO Latino and I have only heard "chingar" used once. "Go fuck yourself" seems to be more frequently expressed using the verb "Pudrir" in the sense of Go Rot --púdrete-- and "Totally fucked" is ...
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