straight-faced


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straight face

n.
A face that betrays no sign of emotion.

straight′-faced′ (-fāst′) adj.
straight′-faced′ly (-fāst′lē, -fā′sĭd-lē) adv.
Translations

straight-faced

[ˈstreɪtˈfeɪst]
A. ADJserio
a straight-faced newsreaderun locutor de expresión seria
B. ADVcon cara seria
"whatever gives you that idea?" she asked straight-faced-¿qué te hace pensar eso? -preguntó con cara seria

straight-faced

[ˌstreɪtˈfeɪst]
1. adjserio/a
2. advcon espressione seria
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