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Old May 04, 2011, 06:53 AM
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Poker face

Is there a Spanish equivalent to this term?
Significa una cara que no expresa emociones.
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Old May 04, 2011, 07:00 AM
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Cara de póker.
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En México se puede decir "cara de palo" (aunque en el Caribe se asocia con "caradura", "cínico").

Un término neutral podría ser "cara inexpresiva".
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Old May 04, 2011, 08:19 AM
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I thought cara dura at first, but poker face may not be shameless--just a
a face that cannot be read like that of a good poker player.

Thanks all. Figuratively, cara de póker seems good to me.
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you can use cara de póker
"cara de piedra"/"carapalo"/"el cara de palo"/cara palo" was also a a nickname of the famous actor Buster Keaton
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En Chile usamos care'palo para un caradura o sea una persona cínica que ni se arruga para sacarte el alma.

Cara de póker significa para mí que es inescrutable.
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