Meaning of Al garete
What is Al garete:
To hell It is an adverbial phrase that means 'adrift'.
It can be used as a synonym for being lost, lost, aimless, without a defined plan, failed or failed. The specific meaning will depend on the enunciation context.
The origin of the expression is uncertain. It is known that its use was frequent in the nautical language to refer to a boat that has been left at the mercy of currents and winds.
In this sense, being ruined refers to a boat being adrift at sea due to some unexpected damage (having lost the anchors, having a breakdown in the machines, etc.), so that it is left to the will of the currents or the winds. For example: "The captain realized that they had been ruined."
A synonym of the expression to garete is "to the drift".
In a figurative sense, "al garete" is used in reference to someone who walks without direction, without direction or luck, without a specific purpose.
Al garete, on the other hand, can also be used colloquially to express dislike, disgust or revulsion. For example: "Marta sent Pedro to hell."
Al garete can also be used in verbal phrases. In this sense, losing something means that it has failed or has been spoiled. For example: "The country went down the drain."
Going around, meanwhile, refers to leading a disorderly, aimless life. For example: "Since Luis was abandoned by his wife, he's gone to hell."
Being on the loose, likewise, is used to mean being disoriented. For example: "When we got to the city, the first day we felt we were broke."