estar bravo / ponerse bravo

Standard

 to be angry / to get angry

(literally: to be fierce, boastful, or stormy)

Although in school you may have learned enfadado/enfadarse (Spain) or enojado/enojarse (LatAm), step off the plane in Colombia and you realize that when people are pissed off, they’re usually bravo

 

Example 1
Ok, pero no te pongas bravo, simplemente me estoy expresando.
Ok, but don’t get pissed off, I’m just expressing my opinion

chica brava

Example 2
Una tipa venia toda brava y por detrás llegó el novio. La abrazó y le dio un ramo de rosas. ¡Yo casi lloro! 
A chick walked up all angry and behind her came her boyfriend.  He hugged her and gave her a bouquet of roses.  I almost cried! 

This use of bravo can be found from Mexico to Colombia, but it doesn’t look like it has traveled much further south (and is definitely not said in Chile or Argentina.)

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llevado del berraco

Standard

to be in a bad situation

 (literally: brought from the male pig)

llevado del berraco

Example 1
Dicen que el man está llevado del berraco, enfermo por unos tiros que le habían pegado hace muchos años.
They say the guy is f***ed, still sick from few gunshots that hit him years ago.  
Example 2
Eses políticos son ladrones que dejan al pueblo colombiano llevado del berraco.
Those politicians are thieves that leave the Colombian people in a shit situation.
See also:  ni por el berraco, ser berraco

[ser] un berraco

Standard

to be talented / gutsy / a go-getter

 (literally: male pig)

berraco colombia 2

Example
Parcero, usted es un berraco, es el único periodista colombiano con las huevas para decir las cosas de frente.
Dude, you’re gutsy, you are the only Colombian journalist with the balls to say things to people’s faces.  
See also:  estar berraconi por el berraco

[estar] berraco

Standard

to be pissed off / in a bad mood

 (literally: male pig)

berraco colombia

Example 1
Los estudiantes abuchearon al expresidente y gritaron, “¡Uribe, paraco, el pueblo está berraco!”
The students booed the ex-president and shouted, “Uribe, paramilitary, the people are pissed off!”
Example 2
Usted está como berraco desde hace varios dias.
You’ve been in kind of a bad mood for a few days now.
See also:  ni por el berraco, ser berraco