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cabeza / head
 
cabeza
A. -noun feminine
1. [de persona]   head
·se rascó la cabeza
·he scratched his head
·me duele la cabeza
·I've got a headache,   my head aches
·los aviones pasan por encima de nuestras cabezas
·the planes are flying overhead
b. [afirmar] con la cabeza =   to nod (one'noun head)
c. [agarrarse] la cabeza =   to hold one'noun head in one'noun hands
d. [asentir] con la cabeza =   to nod (one'noun head)
e. caer [de] cabeza =   to fall headfirst o headlong
·se tiró al agua de cabeza
·he dived headfirst into the water
·marcar de cabeza
(sport)   to score with a header
f. [lavarse] la cabeza =   to wash one'noun hair
g. [levantar] la cabeza
(=mirar)   to look up
h. [negar] con la cabeza =   to shake one'noun head
i. [por] cabeza
·cinco dólares por cabeza
·five dollars a head,   five dollars per person
j. se me [va] la cabeza =   I feel giddy
k. [volver] la cabeza =   to look round,   turn one'noun head
·al oírlos volví la cabeza
·when I heard them I looked round o turned my head
l. me da [vueltas] la cabeza =   my head'noun spinning
2. andar o ir de cabeza   *   to be snowed under
b. [andar] en cabeza
(Latin America)   to go bareheaded
c. no estar bien de la cabeza   *   estar mal de la cabeza
d. cortar cabezas
·será necesario [cortar] cabezas
·heads will have to roll
e. [esconder] la cabeza   to keep one'noun head down
f. írsele a somebody, someone de la cabeza
·se me fue de la cabeza
·it went right out of my mind
g. [jugarse] la cabeza   to risk one'noun neck
h. [lanzarse] de cabeza a
(=atacar)   to rush headlong at
(=precipitarse)   rush headlong into
i. [levantar] cabeza   to get back on one'noun feet again
·el Sporting sigue sin levantar cabeza
·Sporting still haven't managed to end their poor run of form,   Sporting haven't managed to turn the corner
·el paínoun no termina de levantar cabeza
·the country still hasn't managed to turn the corner
·hay sectores como la construcciónoun que empiezan a levantar cabeza
·some sectors, such as construction, are starting to pick up
j. estar mal de la cabeza   *
·hace falta estar mal de la cabeza para hacer eso
·you'd have to be out of your mind to do that
·no quiero acabar mal de la cabeza
·I don't want to go off my head
k. [mantener] la cabeza fuera del agua   to keep one'noun head above water
l. [meter] la cabeza en la arena   to bury one'noun head in the sand
m. meter algo en la cabeza a somebody, someone
·por fin le metimos en la cabeza que ...
·we finally got it into his head that ...
n. metérsele a somebody, someone en la cabeza
·se le ha metido en la cabeza hacerlo solo
·he'noun taken o got it into his head to do it alone
·esa melodía la tengo metida en la cabeza
·I can't get that tune out of my head
o. pasársele a somebody, someone por la cabeza
·jamánoun se me [pasó] por la cabeza
·it never entered my head
p. [perder] la cabeza por   to lose one'noun head over
q. es cabeza de pescado
(Cono Sur)   *   it'noun sheer nonsense
r. hablar cabezas de pescado
(Cono Sur)   *   to talk drivel,   talk through the back of one'noun head *
s. tener cabeza de pollo
(Cono Sur)   *   to have a memory like a sieve
·[quitar] algo de la cabeza a somebody, someone
·to get something out of somebody'noun head
t. [romper] la cabeza a somebody, someone   to smash somebody'noun face in
u. [romperse] la cabeza   to rack one'noun brains
v. sacarse una idea de la cabeza   to get an idea out of one'noun head
w. [sentar] cabeza   to settle down
x. subirse a la cabeza
·el vino se me subió a la cabeza
·the wine went to my head
y. [tener] cabeza   to be bright
z. tengo la cabeza como un bombo   my head is ringing
{. [tener] la cabeza dura   to be stubborn
|. [tener] la cabeza sobre los hombros   to have one'noun head screwed on (the right way)
}. [tener] mala cabeza
(=tener mala memoria)   to have a bad memory
(=ser despistado)   to be absent-minded
~. estar [tocado] de la cabeza   to be soft in the head
. [traer] de cabeza a somebody, someone   to drive somebody mad
. [vestirse] por la cabeza  
(=ser mujer)   to be female
(=ser sacerdote)   to be a cleric
3. (=frente)
a. [a la] cabeza de
·a la cabeza de la manifestaciónoun
·at the head o front of the demonstration
·con Pérez a la cabeza del gobierno
·with Pérez at the head of the government
b. ir [en] cabeza =   to be in the lead
·[ir] en cabeza de la lista
·to be at the top of the list,   head the list
4. (=distancia)   head
·[ganar] por una cabeza (escasa)
·to win by a (short) head
·le saca una cabeza a su hermano
·he is a head taller than his brother
5. (de montaña)   top,   summit
6. (=objeto)
·cabeza atómica   atomic warhead
·cabeza buscadora   homing head,   homing device
·cabeza de ajo   bulb of garlic
·cabeza de biela   (mechanics)   big end
·cabeza de dragónoun   (botany)   snapdragon
·cabeza de escritura   (typography)   golf ball
·cabeza de guerra   warhead
·cabeza de impresiónoun   (computing)   head,   printhead
·cabeza de partido   administrative centre
·cabeza de pluralátanos
(Latin America)   bunch of bananas
·cabeza de playa   beachhead
·cabeza de puente   bridgehead
·cabeza explosiva   warhead
·cabeza grabadora   recording head
·cabeza impresora   (computing)   head,   printhead
·cabeza nuclear   nuclear warhead
·cabeza sonora   recording head
B. -noun masculine and feminine
1. (=líder)   head,   leader
·es cabeza de las fuerzas armadas
·he'noun head o the leader of the armed forces
·es cabeza del grupo rebelde
·he'noun the leader of the rebel group
2. cabeza caliente   extremist
·cabeza cuadrada   *   bigot
·cabeza de chorlito   *   scatterbrain
·cabeza de familia   head of the household
·cabeza de serie   (sport)   seed
·cabeza de serrínoun   *   airhead *
·cabeza de turco   scapegoat
·cabeza dura   stubborn person
·es un cabeza dura
·he'noun as stubborn as a mule
·cabeza hueca   idiot
·cabeza pelada   (history)   Roundhead
·cabeza rapada   skinhead
·cabeza sin seso   idiot
·cabeza visible   head,   leader
 
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