Translation of chest in Spanish:

chest

Pronunciation: /tʃest/

n

  • 1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] pecho (masculine) to have a weak chest tener* problemas respiratorios to get sth off one's chest desahogarse* contando/confesando algo to play o keep one's cards close to one's chest no soltar* prenda [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) chest cold catarro (masculine) de pecho chest pains dolores (masculine plural) de pecho chest specialist especialista (masculine and feminine) de las vías respiratorias
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    • Gabriel removed his shirt, and I kissed his neck, his chest, his stomach, over and over again.
    • The water slowly went up to my knees, to my stomach, to my chest, to my neck.
    • A rash then appears in patches, usually behind the ears, under the arms, on the chest and stomach, and the arms and legs.
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    • And in the late evening I was bundled off to the Accident and Emergency department suffering from bad pains in the chest.
    • I would only be inflicting my germs all over you and giving you a bad chest.
    • The surface of the anterior chest wall and abdominal area were sterilized with ethanol.
  • 2 (box) arcón (masculine)
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    • On one side of the room there were a few boxes and chests of storage, but Josie didn't mind.
    • The storage chest was fairly easy, too, although it took a while to build because there were so many screws.
    • She removed several ammo clips from a storage chest and fitted them into her utility belt.
  • 3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) 3.1 (treasury) tesorería (feminine) 3.2 (funds) fondos (masculine plural)
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    • Banks have been asked to take over the currency chests which are at present managed by the various State Government treasuries.
    • She has not received that sum because she did not claim it, and therefore the Treasury chest has not been reduced by that amount.

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