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In Mexico you say simply "tantán". You will not find it on any dictionary though. It is very smart from you to be interested in Mexican Spanish since it is the BEST Spanish out there. Your best source is Mexican TV shows from the early 90s and earlier. Back then, writers really cared about the language and very few mistakes were made. Nowadays TV shows are ...
According to Capitan Calzoncillos ("Captain Underpants"), it's "Ta-ta-ta-ta-ta chaaaaah!"
Sorry if my example is very similar, it is what would be used in Chile: ¡Charáaah!. I think in the written language is a bit confusing. I would prefer a simple ¡Sorpresa!.
At least in Mexico it would probably would be ¡Tadá!, ¡Tarán! or ¡Tará!. Since it is not an official word, but a colloquialism, I guess it might change among regions. http://forum.wordreference.com/threads/tar%C3%A1-tar%C3%A1n.2819479/?hl=es
For these cases in Spain we normally say... (hover over the block text to see it!) You may hear it with a very long "a", as in "Tacháááááááán". Since it is an onomatopoeia, it is not included in the RAE, so the source for the answer is my own memories together with this discussion in WordReference. In Latin America apparently they use other variants: ...
El término; Pariendo Chayotes hace referencia a que; "Es muy difícil, que requiere mucho esfuerzo y trabajo". Es un término chusco/cómico. Esta expresión creo que proviene de la acción en las mujeres de: "parir un hijo", quiero decir con esto que una mujer sufre de mucho dolor cuando "da a luz" un hijo de forma natural, entonces ahora imagina que en lugar ...
The word "boludo" is a idiomatic phrase of Argentina. The definition is: person that make or say stupid things. It behaves like a stupid or irresponsible It can mean several things: asshole stupid a friendly way to refer to someone Be careful: Only use this with a friend because it might be offensive. In other countries use other word ...
Here in Argentina we use it with two meanings, as a way to curse as you perfectly explained and as a way to call a close friend instead of by the name and this can be just to tell/talk about anything and also sometimes as a way to say that he is a idiot but in a harmful way. Some examples: Boludo aprende a manejar. Boludo viste el nuevo trailer de .....
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