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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (decorative knot)
a. bow
Te voy a enseñar cómo se hace un lazo enorme.I'll show you how to make a huge bow.
2. (ligature)
a. knot
Sujeta la cuerda al árbol con un lazo fuerte.Tie the rope to the tree with a strong knot.
3. (strip of fabric)
a. ribbon
La niña llevaba un lazo alrededor de la coleta.The girl wore a ribbon around her ponytail.
4. (rope)
a. lasso
El vaquero era un experto en el uso del lazo.The cowboy was an expert at using the lasso.
b. lariat
En el rodeo vendían lazos con hilos de oro.At the rodeo, they were selling lariats with gold threads.
5. (hunting)
a. snare
El cazador cayó en su propio lazo.The hunter was caught in his own snare.
b. trap
El conejo esquivó el lazo del cazador y se fue corriendo.The rabbit dodged the hunter's trap and ran off.
6. (link)
a. bond
Padres e hijos están ligados por un fuerte lazo familiar.Parents and children are linked by a strong family bond.
b. tie
Ambos amigos rompieron sus lazos de amistad.The two friends broke their ties of friendship.
7. (marriage symbol)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. wedding cord
El lazo se enredó en el velo de la novia.The wedding cord got tangled in the bride's veil.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (atadura)
a. bow
2. (cinta)
a. ribbon
3. (trampa)
a. snare
4. (de vaquero)
a. lasso
5. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
echar el lazo a alguiento snare somebody
6. (vínculos)
a. ties, bonds
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1 (nudo) (para asegurar) knot; (decorativo) bow
antes de apretarlo
lazo corredizo slipknot
lazo de zapato shoelace
2 (Agr) lasso; lariat
3 (Caza) snare; trap
caer en el lazo to fall into the trap
tender un lazo a algn to set o lay a trap for sb
4 (Automóviles) hairpin bend
5 lazos (vínculos) ties
lazos familiares family ties; los lazos culturales entre los dos países cultural ties between the two countries; lazos de parentesco ties of blood
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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