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frown

Pronunciation: /fraʊn/

Translation of frown in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • fruncir* el ceño or el entrecejo to frown at sb ponerle* cara de pocos amigos a algn, mirar a algn con el ceño fruncido to frown at sth torcer* el gesto por algo

noun/nombre

  • ceño (masculine) fruncido …, she said, with a frown … —dijo, frunciendo el ceño or el entrecejo he wore a frown [literary/literario] tenía el ceño fruncido

Phrasal verbs

frown on

frown upon verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
that sort of thing is frowned upon eso está muy mal visto their relationship was frowned on by her parents sus padres no veían la relación con buenos ojos her superiors frowned on her methods sus métodos no contaban con la aprobación de sus superiores

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