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  • 1 avestruz

    m.
    ostrich.
    la política/táctica del avestruz burying one's head in the sand
    * * *
    1 ostrich
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=ave) ostrich
    2) LAm * (=imbécil) dimwit *, idiot
    * * *
    masculino ostrich
    * * *
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
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    * esconder la cabeza como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * hacer como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * * *
    masculino ostrich
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * esconder la cabeza como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * hacer como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.

    * * *
    ostrich
    * * *

    avestruz sustantivo masculino
    ostrich
    avestruz sustantivo masculino ostrich
    ' avestruz' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ostrich
    * * *
    ostrich;
    la política del avestruz burying one's head in the sand
    * * *
    m ZO ostrich;
    del avestruz política, táctica head-in-the-sand atr
    * * *
    avestruz nm, pl - truces : ostrich
    * * *
    avestruz n ostrich [pl. ostriches]

    Spanish-English dictionary > avestruz

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