atornillar
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atornillar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to fasten with screws)
a. to screw
¿Atornillaste la encimera o solo está presentada?Did you screw the countertop or is it just standing?
b. to screw on
Nico no atornilló la persiana bien a la pared, y se cayó.Nico didn't screw the blind on the wall well enough, and it fell down.
c. to screw down
¿Atornillaste la encimera o solo está presentada?Did you screw down the countertop or is it free standing?
2. (to thread a screw)
a. to tighten
El tornillo todavía está algo flojo. Atorníllalo un poco más fuerte.The screw is still a little loose. Tighten it a little bit more.
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atornillar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to screw
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atornillar
transitive verb
1 (Técnica) to screw down
2 (México) (molestar) to bother; annoy; pester (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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