In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cara)faceentró con el rostro demudado — she came in looking distraught
- aplicar sobre el rostro — apply to the face
- una bella muchacha de rostro infantil — a beautiful girl with a childlike face
- echarle rostro a algo
- aunque no seas socio échale rostro y entras — even if you're not a member just look confident and you'll get in
- tú échale rostro, que igual lo consigues — just give it a go / give it your best shot, you might get it
2coloquial(desfachatez)nerve coloquialcheek Britanico coloquial¡qué rostro tiene! — he has some / a nerve!
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