Translation of corazón in English:

corazón

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 1.1 [Anatomía/Anatomy] heart lo operaron a corazón abierto he underwent open heart surgery sufre del corazón she has heart trouble abrirle el corazón a algn to open one's heart to sb con el corazón en la boca or un puño, estuvimos con el corazón en un puño hasta que … our hearts were in our mouths o/or we were on tenterhooks until … con el corazón en la mano (con toda sinceridad) with one's hand on one's heart, from the heart (angustiado) on tenterhooks me/le dio un vuelco el corazón my/his heart missed o/or skipped a beat no me/le cabía el corazón en el pecho I/he was bursting with pride ( o/or joy etc) se me/le encogió el corazón (de tristeza) it made my/his heart bleed (de susto) my/his heart missed o/or skipped a beat ser duro de corazón to be hard-hearted tener un corazón de oro to have a heart of gold tener un corazón de piedra to have a heart of stone 1.2 (sentimientos) heart es un hombre de gran corazón he's very big-hearted no tienes corazón you're heartless [familiar/colloquial] no tengo corazón para hacerlo I haven't the heart to do it pero en el fondo tiene su corazoncito but his heart's in the right place te quiero con todo mi corazón I love you with all my heart te lo digo de (todo) corazón I mean it sincerely te deseo de (todo) corazón que todo te salga bien I hope with all my heart that everything works out for you le destrozó or partió or desgarró el corazón it broke her heart o/or left her heartbroken aquellas palabras me llegaron al corazón those words touched me deeply haz lo que te dicte el corazón do as your heart tells you, follow (the dictates of) your heart 1.3 (apelativo cariñoso) [familiar/colloquial] sweetheart [familiar/colloquial]

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