Translation of chin in Spanish:
- to have a weak o receding chindouble chin to keep one's chin upno tener barbillachin up! [colloquial]no perder el ánimoto take it on the chin (American English)¡ánimo! [colloquial]it was the kids who took it on the chinsufrir las consecuenciasto take something on the chinfueron los niños los que sufrieron las consecuencias or [colloquial] pagaron el patoshe took their criticisms on the chinencajar bien un golpe(suffer stoically) (British English)aguantar algo con resignaciónExample 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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