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audio ca·ra

f.
  1. anatomy face
  2. (semblante) look, expression
  3. (superficie) surface, face
  4. (frente) façade, front
  5. figurative (aspecto) appearance, look
  6. colloquial (descaro) nerve, cheek
  7. geometry plane, face
  8. numismatics (anverso) heads, obverse (of coins)

Idioms:
a cara descubierta
figurative openly
asomar la cara
to show one's face
caérsele la cara de vergüenza
figurative, colloquial to blush with shame
cara a cara
face to face
cara de acelga
figurative, colloquial sad face
cara de hereje
figurative, colloquial mug, ugly face
cara de juez
figurative, colloquial stern look
cara de pascua
figurative, colloquial happy face
cara de pocos amigos
figurative, colloquial unfriendly face
cara de rallo
figurative pockmarked face
cara de risa
  1. figurative, colloquial (sonriendo) smiling face
  2. (cómico) funny face
cara de viernes
figurative, colloquial long face
cara de vinagre
figurative, colloquial sour expression
cara dura
figurative nerve, cheek
cara larga
figurative, colloquial long face
cara o cruz
heads or tails
cara sin expresión
deadpan look
cruzar la cara a
to slap
dar cara a
figurative to face, confront
dar la cara
figurative to face the consequences, face the music
dar la cara por
figurative, colloquial to defend, stick up for
de dos caras
figurative two-faced
echar cara o cruz
to toss a coin
echar en cara
figurative to reproach
hacer cara a
figurative to face, confront
lavar la cara a
figurative, colloquial to fawn over, flatter
por su linda cara
figurative, colloquial without any right or justification
sacar la cara por
figurative, colloquial to stick up for
saltar a la cara
figurative to hit the eye immediately, be evident
sin cara
figurative faceless
tener cara de
colloquial to look like
ella tiene cara de ángel she looks like an angel
tener cara para
colloquial to have the nerve to
no teníamos cara para hacerlo we didn't have the nerve to do it
verse las caras
figurative, colloquial to have it out
adv.
facing
cara al sol facing the sun

Idioms:
cara adelante
facing forward
cara atrás
looking backwards
de cara
facing
de cara al sur facing south
adj.
see caro -ra
Inflected Forms: caras - femi

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