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ceja

Translation of ceja in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 [Anatomía/Anatomy] eyebrow arquear las cejas to raise one's eyebrows dejarse las cejas en algo [familiar/colloquial] to put a lot of effort into sth metérsele a algn entre ceja y ceja [familiar/colloquial], cuando se le mete algo entre ceja y ceja … when he gets an idea into his head … quemarse las cejas [familiar/colloquial] to burn the midnight oil tener a algn entre ceja y ceja [familiar/colloquial], me tiene entre ceja y ceja (no me soporta) she can't stand o/or bear me (me tiene manía) she has it in for me [familiar/colloquial]

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