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hueso y pellejo

HUESO Y PELLEJO Literally bone and skin. To be very old, just bones and skin. From a tale written by the spanish writer Ciro Alegría, where a lady had two dogs with those names and as a burgler hided under her bed she claimed I 'm just hueso y pellejo. The dogs then came and ate the man. Some synonyms, words or similar expressions can be bones and skin
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"She became bone and skin. Se volvió hueso y pellejo."


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