acuchillar

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acuchillar(
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koo
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chee
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to injure)
a. to stab
El asesino acuchilló a su víctima y lo dejó desangrar.The murderer stabbed his victim and left him to bleed out.
b. to knife
La mujer huyó de su atacante antes de que este tuviera tiempo de acuchillarla.The woman ran from her attacker before he had a chance to knife her.
2. (carpentry)
a. to plane down
El borde del tablón sobresale un poco; será mejor acuchillarlo para que se empareje.The edge of the board sticks out a bit. We should plane it down to even it out.
b. to smooth
Antes de pintar la mesa, hay que acuchillar bien la superficie.Before painting the table, we need to really smooth the surface.
c. to sand
Tenemos que acuchillar las tablas del suelo de la cocina de nuevo.The floorboards in our kitchen need sanding again.
d. to sand down
Necesitas acuchillar el barandal para que quede sin astillas ni asperezas.You need to sand down the handrail to get rid of any splinters or roughness.
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acuchillar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (apuñalar)
a. to stab
2. (suelo de madera)
a. to sand
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acuchillar
transitive verb
1 (cortar) to knife; stab; [+vestido] to slash
2 [+persona] to stab (to death); knife
3 (Técnica) to plane down; smooth
pronominal verb
acuchillarse
se acuchillaron they fought with knives; they slashed at each other
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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