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1. (tool)
a. el cuchillo (M)
This is a special knife for slicing tomatoes.Este es un cuchillo especial para cortar tomates.
b. la navaja (F) (pocket knife)
Don't forget to bring your knife on the camping trip.No te olvides de traer tu navaja cuando acampemos.
transitive verb
2. (to stab)
a. acuchillar
She was knifed and bled to death.La acuchillaron y se desangró hasta morir.
sustantivo (pl knives [naɪvz])
1. cuchillo (m)
  • the knives are out for the Prime Minister (sentido figurado) el primer ministro tiene los días contados
  • knife sharpener afilador (m) de cuchillos
  • knife wound puñalada (f) , cuchillada (f)
transitive verb
2. apuñalar, acuchillar (stab)
knife [naɪf]
knives (plural) (table knife) cuchillo (m); (pocket knife) navaja (f); cortaplumas (m); (dagger) puñal (m); (flick knife) navaja (f); chaveta (f); (LAm) (blade) cuchilla (f)
does he use a knife and fork yet? ¿ha aprendido ya a usar los cubiertos?; I'll get the knives and forks out voy a sacar los cubiertos
to get one's knife into sb tener inquina a algn
before you could say knife en un decir Jesús
to turn the knife in the wound hurgar en la herida
to put or stick the knife in ensañarse; tirar con bala
like a (hot) knife through butter sin problemas; con la gorra (informal)
transitive verb
(stab) acuchillar; apuñalar
to knife sb to death matar a algn a navajazos or a puñaladas
knife edge (n) filo (m) (de cuchillo)
to be (balanced) on a knife edge [+person] estar con el alma pendiente de un hilo; [+result] estar pendiente de un hilo
knife grinder (n) (person) afiladoraafiladora (m) (f);a afiladora
knife sharpener (n) (tool) afilador (m) de cuchillos
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