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andar de boca en boca

to be the talk of the town

en boca cerrada no entran moscas

silence is golden

hacérsele la boca aqua

to make one's mouth water

quedarse con la boca abierta

to be flabbergasted

no dar el brazo de uno a torcer

to insist on one's position or opinion

ser el brazo derecho de alguien

to be someone's right-hand man

cruzarse de brazos

not to do anything

perder la cabeza

to lose one's head

romperse la cabeza

to rack one's brain

ser un cabeza dura

to be hard-headed

dar la cara

to be responsible for something

echar en cara

to throw in one's face

tener cara de pocos amigos

to have an unfriendly expression

tener la cara dura

to be shameless

tener el ser codo duro

to be tight-fisted

tener buen diente

to be a good eater

decir algo de dientes afuera

not to mean what one says

hablar entre dientes

to mumble

tener la lengua larga

to be a bigmouth

no tener pelos en la lengua

to be very frank

al alcance de la mano

at one's fingertips

coger a alguien con las manos en la masa

to catch red-handed

dar una mano

to lend a hand

írsele la mano

to go too far

lavarse las manos

to wash one's hands

costar un ojo de la cara

to cost an arm and a leg

mirar con buenos ojos

to like

echar mal de ojo

to give the evil eye


watch out!

con pelos y señales

with many details

ponérsele los pelos de puntas

to have one's hair stand on end

tomarle el pelo

to pull one's leg

andar con pies de plomo

to be very cautious

de pies a cabeza

from head to toe

entrar con el pie derecho

to start off on the right foot

poner los pies en el suelo

to plant one's feet firmly

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