In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fruncir el ceñofruncir el entrecejoto frown at sb — ponerle cara de pocos amigos a algn
- to frown at sth — torcer el gesto por algo
1ceño fruncido masculino…, she said, with a frown — … —dijo, frunciendo el ceño / el entrecejo
- he wore a frown — tenía el ceño fruncido
- My still playful frown deepened to one of true anger.
- Grace stood in the doorway, a worried frown creasing her smooth, pale forehead.
- A frown appeared on his face, realizing she had no interest in him.
- Although, as soon as he said this, a frown crossed his face.
- She looked over at her friend as she saw his frown disappear for a second, and then return.
- She turned her face down while fiddling with her purse to hide her frown of disappointment.
- A worried frown creased the cook's face as soon as little Alissa was gone.
- Val couldn't help but turn her frown into a smile.
- His usually unguarded expression was marred by the deep frown of meditation he now wore.
- Leslie gave a long frown of disappointment and shook her head after a moment.
- She wore a frown of concentration and picked up a can of fruit.
- Her eyes met his and he gave her a small, disapproving frown.
- Nodding, the frown deepened, yet the Queen seemed satisfied with the answer.
- A frown marred his worried features, his lips thinning out into a line.
- Harry's face bent into a frown of mock disapproval.
- On his face he wore a deep, permanent frown.
- She reached to take it, a puzzled frown crossing her face.
- Then turning again toward Christina, a frown crossed the woman's stern features.
- A slight frown creased her brow but disappeared almost as soon as it had come.
- The frown disappeared from his face, leaving an expression of seriousness.
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