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vendingmachine commented on the word dégringoler
This is not the meaning I expected. I figured it had something to do with a gringo changing into something else, and the dégringoler was the one to facilitate that change.
verb intransitive dégringoler /degʀɛ̃gɔle/
=chuter faire une chute précipitée
to tumble , to fall
=dévaler descendre très rapidement
to race down
Le voleur dégringole les étages de l'immeuble pour échapper aux policiers.
The thief is racing down the stairs in the building to escape from the police.
May 5, 2017
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