1. (general) 
a. enough 
¡Basta! Ya te dije que no te voy a comprar ese juguete.Enough! I already told you I'm not going to buy you that toy.
feminine noun
2. (sewing) 
Voy a usar una basta hasta que tenga tiempo para arreglar los pantalones.I'm going to use a basting stitch until I have time to repair the pants.
La costurera cortó la tela siguiendo la línea de la basta.The seamstress cut the fabric along the tacking stitch.
c. basting 
Vamos a usar una basta antes de hacerle el dobladillo a esta falda.We're going to use a basting before hemming this skirt.
d. tacking 
Oye, el sastre se olvidó de quitar la basta de tu blazer.Hey, the tailor forgot to remove the tacking from your blazer.
1. (general) 
¡basta!that's enough!
¡basta de chistes/tonterías!that's enough jokes/of this nonsense!
tacking stitch; basting stitch
Phrases with "basta"
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basta ya
that's enough
basta que
it is enough that
ya basta
enough already
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