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brains(
breynz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (anatomy)
a. los sesos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
When the police arrived, the thugs had blown his brains out.Cuando llegó la policía, los matones le habían volado los sesos.
2. (culinary)
a. los sesos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I coated the brains in batter and fried them with onions. They were really nice.Rebocé los sesos y los freí con cebolla. Estaban riquísimos.
3. (intelligence)
a. la inteligencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
María has everything, brains, beauty, and money.Maria lo tiene todo, inteligencia, belleza y dinero.
brain
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (anatomy)
a. el cerebro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The brain is the most important organ in the body.El cerebro es el órgano más importante del cuerpo.
5. (intellect)
a. la cabeza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He has a privileged brain for mathematics.Tiene una cabeza privilegiada para las matemáticas.
6. (intelligent person)
a. el cerebro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Brain drain is one of the government's greatest concerns.La fuga de cerebros es una de las mayores preocupaciones del gobierno.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit on the head)
a. romper la crisma
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She is going to brain you when you get home.Te va a romper la crisma cuando llegues a casa.
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brain
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el cerebro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
brainssesos mpl
2. (colloquial)
a.
to have brainstener cerebro
3. (colloquial)
a.
she's the brains of the businessella es el cerebro del negocio
4. (colloquial)
a.
to have money/sex on the brainestar obsesionado(a) con el dinero/sexo
5. (medicine)
a.
to suffer brain damagesufrir una lesión cerebral
6. (medicine)
a.
brain deathmuerte cerebral
the brain drainla fuga de cerebros
brain surgeonneurocirujano(a) m,f
7. (medicine)
a.
brain tumortumor cerebral
8. (colloquial)
a.
brain waveidea f genial
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (colloquial)
a. descalabrar (hit)
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brain [breɪn]
noun
1 (Anat) cerebro (m)
he's got politics on the brain tiene la política metida en la cabeza
to have sth on the brain
to get one's brain into gear poner la mente a carburar (informal)
2 brains (Anat) (Cookery) sesos (m)
to beat sb's brains out romper la crisma a algn (informal)
to blow one's brains out volarse or levantarse la tapa de los sesos (informal)
(intelligence) inteligencia (f); cabeza (f)
he's got brains es muy listo; tiene mucha cabeza; he's the brains of the family es el listo de la familia
transitive verb
romper la crisma a (informal)
modifier
brain damage (n) lesión (f) cerebral or medular
brain death (n) muerte (f) clínica or cerebral
brain drain (n) fuga (f) de cerebros
brain scan (n) exploración (f) cerebral mediante escáner
brain scanner (n) escáner (m) cerebral
brains trust brain trust (US) (n) grupo (m) de peritos; (TV) etc jurado (m) de expertos
brain teaser (n) rompecabezas (m)
brain tumour brain tumor (US) (n) tumor (m) cerebral
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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