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tornillo

screw

noun

tornillo
masculine noun
1. screw (con punta); bolt (con tuerca)
2. (expresiones)
  • apretar los tornillos a alguien -> to put the screws on somebody
  • le falta un tornillo (informal) -> he has a screw loose

tornillo [tor-neel’-lyo]
noun
1. Bolt (perno, pasador). (m)
2. Screw. (m)
3. Desertion. (Military) (m)
4. Small vise. (m)
  • Faltar un tornillo -> (Coll.) to have a screw loose
  • Apretar los tornillos a -> (Coll.) to put the screws on

tornillo
1 (en punta) screw; (para tuerca) bolt
apretar los tornillos a algn to apply pressure on sb; put the screws on sb (familiar)
le falta un tornillo he has a screw loose (familiar)
hacer tornillo (Mil) to desert
tornillo de banco vice; vise; (EEUU) clamp
tornillo sin fin worm gear
2 (S. Cone) (frío) bitter cold

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