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audio pe·cho1

m.
  1. anatomy (tórax) chest
  2. (busto) breast
  3. (seno) bosom, breast
  4. ornithology breast
  5. (cuesta) slope, hill
  6. figurative (alma) heart, breast
  7. (ánimo) courage, spirit
  8. (fuerza de voz) strength of voice

Idioms:
abrir el pecho
figurative to unbosom oneself
pecho descubierto
  1. (sin armas) defenseless
  2. (sinceramente) sincerely, openly
dar el pecho
to suckle, nurse
de pecho
breast-feeding, nursing
de pechos
leaning
está de pechos sobre la barandilla he is leaning on the railing
echarse una cosa a pechos
figurative to put one's heart into something
entre pecho y espalda
colloquial in one's stomach
hombre de pelo en pecho
he-man
pecho arriba
uphill
poner el pecho a
to face, confront
quedarse con algo en el pecho
to hold something back
sacar el pecho
to stick out one's chest
tomar a pecho
figurative to take to heart
Inflected Forms: pechos - masc

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