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
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan
Find out how to write letters in Spanish, including advice on greetings, layout, endings...
The Distrito Federal is a district of central Mexico, the seat of the federal government. It includes most of Mexico City and its suburbs, and comes under the direct supervision of the Mexican president.