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audio o·re·ja

f.
  1. anatomy ear
  2. (parte lateral) flap
  3. (asa) handle
  4. (del sillón) wing (of an armchair)
  5. mechanics lug, flange
  6. (chismoso) gossip, talebearer

Idioms:
aguzar las orejas
to prick up one's ears
apearse por las orejas
  1. (caerse) to fall from a horse
  2. figurative to talk nonsense
bajar las orejas
to yield, bow to (in an argument)
calentar a alguien las orejas
to pin someone's ears back
con las orejas caídas or gachas
crestfallen
descubrir la oreja
to show one's true colors
hacer orejas de mercader
to turn a deaf ear
mojar a alguien la oreja
to pick a fight with someone
Inflected Forms: orejas - femi

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