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concha

Translation of concha in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (carey) tortoise shell gafas/peine de concha tortoiseshell glasses/comb
  • 9 (América Latina excepto Cono Sur/Latin America except Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], [en algunas regiones vulg], (descaro) nerve [familiar/colloquial], cheek (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] ¡qué (tal) concha la de Jorge! Jorge's got a lot of nerve!, Jorge's got a bloody nerve o/or cheek! (inglés británico/British English) [argot/slang] con concha y cara de perro (Venezuela) [argot], y con concha y cara de perro vino y me pidió más and he had the nerve o/or (inglés británico/British English) cheek o/or (inglés británico/British English) brass to come and ask me for more! [familiar/colloquial]

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