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Spanish Word of the Day: Perder la cabeza

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Perder la cabeza

Expresiones con la palabra cabeza

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/29/2006
Word: Perder la cabeza
(per-DER la ca-BE-za)
English: To lose the temper
Etymology: Del latín perdere y capitia.
Meaning: Faltarle u ofuscársele la razón o el juicio por algún accidente.
Topic:Expresiones con la palabra cabeza
Example:

El gobierno municipal, del PP, acusó ayer a la Junta de "perder la cabeza" y de querer controlar el urbanismo local, mientras que Cultura defiende que se trata de una decisión "técnica y no política".
El País.

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