limar

limar(
lee
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mahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to smooth with a file)
a. to file down
Voy a limar los bordes de la mesa para que los niños no se hagan daño.I'm going to file down the edges of the table so that the children don't get hurt.
b. to file (nails)
Si no te limas esa uña, se te va a enganchar con la ropa.If you don't get that nail filed, it will snag your clothes.
2. (to refine)
a. to polish
Aún tienes que limar el tono que utilizas en este texto.You still have to polish the tone you use in this text.
3. (to ease)
a. to iron out
La única forma de limar nuestras diferencias es hablando.The only way for us to iron out our differences is talking.
b. to smooth over
Las dos hermanas limaron sus asperezas.The two sisters smoothed their differences over.
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limar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (pulir)
a. to file down
2. (fig)
a. to polish, to add the finishing touches to
limar
transitive verb
1 (Técnica) (con lima) to file down; file off
2 [+uñas] to file
3 (pulir) [+artículo, obra] to polish up; [+diferencias] to iron out
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