la de la vergüenza

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "the one of shame".

Noun[edit]

la de la vergüenza f (plural las de la vergüenza)

  1. (idiomatic) The final piece of food left on a plate

Usage notes[edit]

Supposedly, it is a shameful act to take the final piece of food.