cintura

cintura(
seen
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too
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (anatomy)
a. waist
Mi cintura mide ocho pulgadas menos que mis caderas.My waist measures eight inches less than my hips do.
2. (clothing)
a. waist
La falda no se te caerá si la cintura es lo suficientemente ajustada.The skirt won't slip down if the waist is tight enough.
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cintura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. waist
2. (fam fig)
a.
meter en cinturato bring under control
cintura de avispawasp waist
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cintura
1 (Anatomía) waist
me rodeó la cintura con los brazos she put her arms around my waist; tiene poca cintura she has a slim waist; tengo 76cm de cintura my waist (measurement) is 76cm; de cintura para abajo from the waist down
de cintura para arriba
con la dieta redujo unos centímetros de cintura with his diet he reduced his waistline by a few centimetres; with his diet he took a few centimetres off his waistline
cintura de avispa wasp waist
larguísimas piernas, pelo rubio y /cintura de avispa/
2 [de falda, pantalón] waist
un pantalón ancho de cintura a pair of trousers that are loose-fitting around the waist; un vestido alto de cintura a high-waisted dress
meter a algn en cintura to bring sb into line; make sb toe the line
no conseguirán meter en cintura a los presos rebeldes para formar gobierno han tenido que meter en cintura a más de un jefe local en el colegio lo meterán en cintura
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