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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (sewing)
a. loop (thread or material)
Jaime pasó el cinturón por entre las presillas de su pantalón y lo abrochó.Jaime put the belt through the loops on his pants and fastened it.
b. eye (metal)
Las presillas del cierre de mi sostén son muy pequeñas y casi no puedo abrochar los ganchos.The eyes on my bra fastening are very small and I can hardly do up the hooks.
c. fastener
Las presillas de la blusa fueron tejidas a crochet.The fasteners of the blouse were crocheted.
2. (office supplies)
Regionalism used in Cuba
a. staple
Se me acabaron las presillas justo cuando necesitaba engrapar este documento.I ran out of staples right when I needed to staple this document.
3. (spiral wire fastener)
Regionalism used in Cuba
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. paperclip
Aurelia compró unas presillas de todos colores para llevar a la escuela.Aurelia bought some paperclips in a variety of colors to take to school.
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1 (para botón, corchete) [de hilo, tela] loop; [de metal] eye
2 (cierre) fastener; clip
3 (Latinoamérica) (Mil) shoulder badge; flash; (México) epaulette;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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