Translation of cerebro in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1.1 [Anatomía/Anatomy] brain estrujarse el cerebro [familiar/colloquial] to rack one's brains [familiar/colloquial] lavarle el cerebro a algn to brainwash sb 1.2 (persona) brains [familiar/colloquial] el cerebro de la operación the person who masterminded the operation, the brains behind the operation ser un cerebro or cerebrito [familiar/colloquial] to be brainy o/or a brain box [familiar/colloquial]
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