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pecho

Translation of pecho in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • (tórax)
    chest
    (mama)
    breast
    dar (el) pecho a un niño
    to breast-feed o suckle o nurse a child
    en su pecho aún abrigaba la esperanza de volver [literario]
    he still nursed in his breast the hope of returning [literario]
    nadar (estilo) pecho
    to swim (the) breaststroke
    abrirle el pecho a alguien [literario]
    to unburden oneself to somebody [literario]
    to pour one's heart out to somebody
    a pecho descubierto echarse algo entre pecho y espalda or (Chile) mandarse algo al pecho [familiar]
    (comida)
    to put something away [familiar]
    (bebida)
    to knock something back [familiar]
    to down [familiar]
    partirse el pecho
    to knock oneself out [familiar]
    nos partimos el pecho para terminarlo a tiempo
    we knocked ourselves out o (inglés norteamericano) we worked our butts off trying to get it finished in time [familiar]
    el equipo se partió el pecho para ganar
    the team went all out to win [familiar]
    sacar pecho
    (literal)
    to stick one's chest out
    (vanagloriarse) (Cono Sur) [familiar]
    to brag
    show off
    le gusta sacar pecho con que el hijo es médico
    she likes to brag about her son being a doctor
    tomarse algo a pecho
    (crítica)
    to take something to heart
    (responsabilidad)
    to take something seriously
    se toma el trabajo demasiado a pecho
    she takes her work too seriously
    a lo hecho, pecho
    what's done is done
    no me gusta como lo han organizado pero a lo hecho, pecho
    I don't like the way it's been organized but we'll just have to live with it o we'll just have to make the best of a bad job
    tú les dijiste que sí, ahora a lo hecho, pecho
    you agreed to it and now you'll just have to go through with it
Example sentences
  • Incluso los gases le producían dolor en el pecho.
  • Una mujer tiene un disparo en el pecho que la mantiene grave.
  • El bebé tiene que estar a la altura del pecho.

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