Translation of chin in Spanish:
- barbilla (feminine), mentón (masculine), pera (feminine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] to have a weak o receding chin no tener* barbilla double chin papada (feminine), doble barba (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] to keep one's chin up no perder* el ánimo chin up! [colloquial/familiar] ¡ánimo! [colloquial/familiar] to take it on the chin (American English/inglés norteamericano) sufrir las consecuencias, pagar* el pato [colloquial/familiar] it was the kids who took it on the chin fueron los niños los que sufrieron las consecuencias or [colloquial/familiar] pagaron el pato to take sth on the chin encajar bien un golpe (suffer stoically) (British English/inglés británico) aguantar algo con resignación she took their criticisms on the chin encajó bien las críticas
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.