- barbilla (f), mentón (m), pera (f) (CS) [familiar/colloquial] to have a weak o receding chin no tener* barbilla double chin papada (f), doble barba (f) [familiar/colloquial] to keep one's chin up no perder* el ánimo chin up! [colloquial/familiar] ¡ánimo! [familiar/colloquial] to take it on the chin (AmE) sufrir las consecuencias, pagar* el pato [familiar/colloquial] it was the kids who took it on the chin fueron los niños los que sufrieron las consecuencias or [familiar/colloquial] pagaron el pato to take sth on the chin encajar bien un golpe (suffer stoically) (BrE) aguantar algo con resignación she took their criticisms on the chin encajó bien las críticas (before n) chin strap correa (f) (para atar debajo de la barbilla) barbijo (m)
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.