coser
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coser(
koh
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sehr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to stitch together)
a. to sew
Mi novio puede coser un saco de dormir en menos de dos horas.My boyfriend can sew a sleeping bag in under two hours.
2. (medicine)
a. to stitch
El doctor cosió la herida abierta sin anestesia.The doctor stitched the open wound without anesthesia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to stitch together)
a. to sew
Cose para ganarse la vida.She sews for a living.
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coser
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (con hilo)
a. to sew
coser un botónto sew on a button
2. (con grapas)
a. to staple (together)
3. (expresiones)
a.
coser a alguien a balazosto riddle somebody with bullets
coser a cuchilladasto stab repeatedly
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. to sew
5. (fam fig)
a.
ser coser y cantarto be child's play o a piece of cake
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coser
transitive verb
1 [+vestido] to sew; sew up; [+botón] to sew on; stitch on
es cosa de coser y cantar it's easy as pie (familiar); it's as simple as ABC (familiar)
2 (Med) to stitch; stitch up; (Náutica) to lash
coser con grapas to staple
3 (unir) to unite; join closely;con to
4
coser a algn a balazos to riddle sb with bullets
coser a algn a puñaladas to stab sb repeatedly; carve sb up (familiar)
lo encontraron cosido a puñaladas his body was found full of stab wounds
intransitive verb
to sew
pronominal verb
coserse
coserse con algn to become closely attached to sb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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máquina de coser
sewing machine
coser a máquina
to machine stitch
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