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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  
en el riñón de Castilla exp.
in the very heart of Castile

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to be well off
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it cost me a fortune
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it cost the earth
(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
No estoy preocupado por el riñón. It's not the kidney I'm upset about.
Quizás deberías contarle lo del riñón de Charlotte. Perhaps you'd better tell him about Charlotte's kidney.
Pensarías que estaba pidiendo un riñón. You'd think I was asking for a kidney.
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.
El riñón no tiene válvula mitral. The kidney doesn't have a mitral valve.
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