In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Anatomíaeyebrowarquear las cejas — to raise one's eyebrows
- dejarse las cejas en algo — to put a lot of effort into sth
- metérsele a algn entre ceja y ceja
- cuando se le mete algo entre ceja y ceja … — when he gets an idea into his head …
- quemarse las cejas — to burn the midnight oil
- tener a algn entre ceja y ceja
- me tiene entre ceja y ceja — (me tiene manía) she has it in for me
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