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1(cup)(alta y sin platillo) taza femininetarro masculine Mexico, Venezuelabeer mug — jarra de cerveza
- "Thanks," I replied as he placed a steaming mug of black coffee in front of me.
- The teacher lifted her empty coffee mug and headed to the door.
- A visibly chastened man, holding a chipped mug of tea, Sven duly confirmed his Englishness.
- We all get big ceramic mugs of hot tea.
- The waitress hustled back nearly out of breath and placed a large white mug on their table.
- Nathan carefully set his own mug in the sink before stalking toward the same door Benny had just entered.
- Jack was cleaning pewter beer mugs behind the bar.
- Crete looked back up to Stu's face and picked up his scorching hot mug of cocoa.
- One man sat alone, nursing his half-empty mug of beer.
- Rose stood before you, holding out two mugs of steaming hot chocolate.
- Two pewter mugs banged down in front of us, spilling liquid.
- I watched quietly as he set the jug to boiling and retrieved two mugs from a cupboard under the bench.
- Then she hands us each a plastic travel mug full of coffee.
- Her hands were trembling slightly, the crystal pitcher tinkling against the pewter mug.
- When she tilts the mug to her lips, however, nothing comes out.
- I plunked the mugs on the table and sat across from my best friend.
- Gaston got up and handed her a mug of cider.
- I smiled secretly to myself as I pulled out two mugs from the cupboard.
- Antonio pulled mugs from the cupboard, then handed me the cake plates.
- Lan takes a sip from the mug in front of him, which contains weak coffee.
2British informal(gullible person)idiota masculine, feminineingenuo masculineingenua feminine
- The title of this piece might seem to be no more than a comment on the ease with which the flats, mugs, suckers, punters, marks, gulls, or coneys could be relieved of their money.
- But if you work out how these people make their money, the answer is simple: from mugs who take the bait.
- It was amazin' how he'd fooled so many mugs round here over the years and in fact how few people actually knew his record.
- It's billed as the simple tale of an Australian political superhero and his valiant battles with assorted mugs, dummies, gutless spivs, clowns, fools and scumbags.
- Only we two mugs in the front got thrown out, still clutching our paddles.
3.1 slang (face)cara femininejeta feminine slangcareto masculine Spain slangget your ugly mug out of here! — ¡lárgate de aquí! informal
- It seems nobody feels that they are guilty until a big, blown up shot of their ugly mug is thrust in front of them with the speed that the offender was doing shown on the snap.
- Obviously, the reason you keep seeing our four ugly mugs up here night after night is that the ratings are at such a level…
- Guys, you're not fooling anyone - I've seen your ugly mugs in the liner notes.
- I hope you'll be able to show some footage and not just our ugly mugs looking across the Atlantic at you.
- All they are interested in doing is getting their ugly mugs on the 6 o'clock news.
- Stalin's grave is also nearby - a featureless slab of gray marble, with a bust of his ugly mug stuck on top.
- And for over a year, I had a great big picture of my ugly mug up at the top of the main index page.
- What matters in America, is how well you stick your ugly mug on the television 24 hours a day.
- Over the last few days some of you may have been horrified to receive an envelope bearing my ugly mug from MAG.
- It is kinda funny right now, as my ugly mug does adorn one page of a popular calendar.
- So now that you're familiar with our ugly mugs, let's begin!
- The terrorists haven't got the coverage to unmask their ugly mugs, because basically they are a bunch of cowards.
- Jerry was the first one to get out and told them that with any luck, he wouldn't see either one of their ugly mugs until they had to report back.
- They wore black robes similar to the Mors but they didn't have hoods to cover their ugly mugs.
- I just thought I wouldn't have to look at your ugly mug again for a while.
- She asks to leave the room so she doesn't have to see his ugly mug and feigns drying tears with a handkerchief.
- If photographers want to wait all day to take pictures of my ugly mug that's up to them.
- I didn't want his mug on the front page of my site.
- Canada Post makes a stamp allowing you to stick your very own ugly mug on an envelope for just 54 more cents than a regular stamp.
- If you go flinging thousands of dots in the air that bear the smiling mug of your secret crush, well, he'll probably catch on.
transitive verb mugging, mugged, mugged
intransitive verb mugging, mugged, mugged
1(make faces)hacer morisquetas
- Expect lots of silly dancing around and mugging to camera.
- His wacky personality seems anything but morbid in the film, where he mugs for the camera and tells funny stories about his life.
- He claims that he used to be a nerd, and he mugs for the camera in that doofy smiley way.
- She sits at her cluttered desk in her study, exhaling smoke, tossing Budweisers, reading poems and mugging for the camera.
- As for the video, I watched it once, it is 15 minutes of the band mugging for the camera.
- Georgina Beyer's partner became largely superfluous as she sang along, mugged at the camera and generally hammed it up.
- Connery seems to take every opportunity to mug for the camera.
- Moss' presence only serves to distract and irritate as he mugs for the camera and throws around unnecessary voice-overs describing his own actions.
- He mugs relentlessly for the camera, at one point sporting a bowtie pasta on his lip like a mustache.
- He flashes his trademark smile, all the while mugging to the camera as if every bug-eyed move were a thousand dollar check (and judging by the film's budget, I may not be far off).
- Watch Space Cowboys and you'll see Donald Sutherland mugging for the camera and stealing just about every scene that he's in.
- Barbara Harris as Blanche plays her role as camp, mugging for the camera and acting like a dingbat the whole way though.
- Trey is a cop who moonlights as an actor and spends much of his time mugging for the cameras mounted inside the car he shares with Mitch.
- There's plenty of fun on set, too, as the cast and crew quickly take to mugging for Pellerin's camera crew.
- While he's wrestling a croc to the ground, he's mugging to the camera for all he's worth.
- Every scene made me cringe as he mugged for the camera and offered those interminable witty retorts with that knowing gleam in his eye.
- The perfectly coifed doc on duty mugged coyly for the cameras as he explained the medical emergency.
- Porno actors do not mug for the camera; they maintain a fiction of authenticity.
- Murphy mugs for the camera and basically plays himself.
- In fact, the four whales often seem to be mugging for the cameras.
transitive and intransitive verb
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