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riñón

  
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1      (Anat)   (=órgano)   kidney  
me duelen los riñones      my lower back hurts  
MODISMOS me costó un riñón      *   it cost me a fortune, it cost the earth  
MODISMOS tener el riñón bien cubierto      *   to be well off  
MODISMOS tener riñones      *   to have guts, be tough  
  riñón artificial   artificial kidney
2    (=centro)   heart, core  
en el riñón de Castilla      in the very heart of Castile  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
tener el riñón bien cubierto exp.
to be well off
(MODISMOS)

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exp.
in the very heart of Castile
exp.
it cost the earth
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it cost me a fortune
(MODISMOS)
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'riñón' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
cuesta un riñón
exp.
nos costó un riñón
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"riñón": examples and translations in context
Pretendió amarme sólo para robarme mi riñón. He pretended to love me just long enough to steal my kidney.
Revelaciones como esa deberían valerle un riñón nuevo. Revelations like that might just earn her a new kidney.
Mercer recibirá su riñón de este joven hoy. While Mr. Mercer will be getting a kidney From this young man today.
No estoy preocupado por el riñón. It's not the kidney I'm upset about.
Bueno, sólo mientras consiga otro riñón... Well, just because it took a while to get the kidney...
Sacaréis el riñón izquierdo y disecaréis los intestinos. You will remove the left kidney and dissect the lower intestines.
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