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brass neck

noun [S or U] uk   UK informal disapproving us  
a type of behaviour where someone is extremely confident about their own actions but does not understand that their behaviour is unacceptable to others: She's got a brass neck to ask for a day off when we're so busy.
Traducciones de “brass neck”
en chino (tradicionál) 厚臉皮,二皮臉…
en chino (simplificado) 厚脸皮,二皮脸…
(Definition of brass neck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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