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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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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
in the very heart of Castile
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
Y entonces le pides el riñón. And boing, you hit her up for the kidney.
Sacaréis el riñón izquierdo y disecaréis los intestinos. You will remove the left kidney and dissect the lower intestines.
El riñón no tiene válvula mitral. The kidney doesn't have a mitral valve.
Revelaciones como esa deberían valerle un riñón nuevo. Revelations like that might just earn her a new kidney.
Pretendió amarme sólo para robarme mi riñón. He pretended to love me just long enough to steal my kidney.
Vendrán algunos compradores a ver mi riñón bueno. I got some buyers coming over to look at my good kidney.
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