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chin
American English: /tʃɪn/
British English: /tʃɪn/

Translation of chin in Spanish:

noun

  • to have a weak o receding chin
    no tener barbilla
    double chin to keep one's chin up
    no perder el ánimo
    chin up! [colloquial]
    ¡ánimo! [colloquial]
    to take it on the chin (American English)
    sufrir las consecuencias
    pagar el pato [colloquial]
    it was the kids who took it on the chin
    fueron los niños los que sufrieron las consecuencias
    fueron los niños los que pagaron el pato [colloquial]
    to take something on the chin
    encajar bien un golpe (suffer stoically) (British English)
    aguantar algo con resignación
    she took their criticisms on the chin
    Example sentences
    • Typical adult females have smaller jaws, noses, and chins, and thus eyes and cheekbones that are more prominent and appear to be larger than in typical males.
    • Adrian shook his head, lowering his chin and raising his hand to check his wig was on straight.
    • The victim suffered severe cuts to the upper lip, lower lip, the chin and into his neck.

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