hilvanar

hilvanar(
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nahr
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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 sew)
a. to baste
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi abuela me está enseñando a coser e hilvanar.My grandma is teaching me how to sew and baste.
En la clase de costura hilvanamos dos trozos de tela para practicar.We basted two pieces of cloth together in sewing class to practice.
b. to tack (United Kingdom)
Para hilvanar necesitarás hilo, una aguja y varios alfileres.You will need some thread, a needle, and several pins in order to tack.
2. (to link together)
a. to piece together
El escritor hilvana perfectamente la trama con los ambientes que recrea.The writer perfectly pieces together the plot and the atmospheres he recreates.
3. (to outline)
a. to throw together
Tengo que hilvanar el plan inicial del proyecto y presentárselo a mi equipo.I have to throw together the initial plan of the project and present it to my team.
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hilvanar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (ropa)
a. to tack (United Kingdom)
b. to baste
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (coordinar; ideas)
a. to piece together
3. (improvisar)
a. to throw together
hilvanar
transitive verb
1 (Cos) to tack; baste; (EEUU)
2 (preparar) [+trabajo, discurso] to cobble together
bien hilvanado well put together; well constructed
3 (relacionar) to string together
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