- 1.1 countable/numerable (chest) pecho (masculine) she clasped the child to her breast [literary/literario] apretó al niño contra su pecho or [literary/literario] contra su seno to beat one's breast darse* golpes de pecho to make a clean breast of sth confesar* algo he made a clean breast of it lo confesó todoMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (of woman) pecho (masculine), seno (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) breast cancer cáncer (masculine) de mama or de pecho
More example sentences1.3 c and u [Cookery/Cocina] (of chicken, turkey) pechuga (feminine) breast of lamb pecho (masculine) de cordero
- The growth can invade local tissues of the breast and chest wall as well as spread through the blood and lymphatic systems.
- She sat on the back seat, pressing the envelope to her breast.
- When he woke up, he found Maria sound asleep on his breast.
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- All had terminal cancer of the breast, lung, gastrointestinal system or prostate gland.
- You may notice pink, red or purple streaks along your abdomen, breasts, upper arms, buttocks or thighs.
- The most researched cancers are those of the bowel, breast, endometrium, prostate, testes, and lung.
More example sentences1.4 countable/numerable (of jacket, coat) delantera (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) breast pocket bolsillo (masculine) superior ([ de una chaqueta ])
- The young birds' breasts showed orange now as they looked hungrily to her, their eyes black and empty.
- Then it preened its scaly breast feathers with a wide beak.
- Be sure that it is the native pigeon, a large bird with white plumage on its breast.
More example sentences1.5 countable/numerable
- Then for my entree: boneless fried chicken breasts, sweet potato fries, and noodle kugel.
- Plus, tuna has virtually zero saturated fat, which you can't say about red meat or even a breast of chicken.
- Season remaining three chicken breasts with salt and white pepper.
(chimney breast)campana (feminine) (de la chimenea)
- She had half expected him to display the garment in the breast pocket of his jacket.
- The seven-year-old buried her head in Debbie's pajamas, soaking the breast pocket of her shirt.
- He stuffed his sunglasses into the breast pocket of his shirt as his eyes searched for her.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the