In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoology Anatomybrainbeber / sorber el seso a algn — to bowl sb over informal
- esa chica le tiene sorbido el seso — he's completely bowled over by that girl
- devanarse / estrujarse los sesos — to rack one's brains
- perder el seso por algn — to be crazy about sb
- tener mucho seso — to have a good head on one's shoulders
- tener poco seso — to be brainless
- ha demostrado tener muy poco seso — he's shown how brainless he is
2sesos masculine pluralCookingbrains
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