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bean / frijol
bean   [bi:n]
A. -noun
1. (generally)   frijol (m),   alubia (f) Spain   (kidney)   frijol (m),   judía (f) Spain,   poroto (m) Southern Cone   (broad, haricot)   haba (f)   (green)   habichuela (f),   judía (f) verde Spain,   ejote (m) Mexico,   poroto (m) verde Southern Cone   (coffee)   grano (m)
·not a bean!
*   ¡nada en absoluto!
·I haven't a bean
(British, Great Britain)   *   estoy pelado *,   no tengo un duro Spain Spain,   no tengo un peso Latin America Latin America
·I didn't make a bean on the deal
*   no saqué ni un céntimo del negocio
a. to be full of beans
(British, Great Britain)   *   estar lleno de vida
b. to know how many beans make five
(British, Great Britain)     *   saber cuántas son dos y dos
c. he doesn't know beans about it
(United States)   *   no sabe ni papa de eso *,   no tiene ni zorra idea Spain Spain
d. not to amount to a hill or row of beans   *   no valer nada
2. (as form of address)
·hello, old bean!
(British, Great Britain)     *   ¡hola, macho! Spain Spain,   ¡hola, viejo! Latin America Latin America
3. (United States)   *
(=head, brain)   coco (m) / coco masculine (f)
B. -compound
·bean counter   *   -noun   pejorative   contable o gerente obsesionado por los nounúmeros
·bean curd   -noun   tofu (m)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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