moldear
moldear(
mohl
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to model)
a. to mold
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El escultor creó un bonito cenicero moldeando un trozo de barro.The sculptor created a beautiful ashtray by molding a piece of clay.
b. to mould (United Kingdom)
Los niños moldearon unas figuras con plastilina de varios colores.The children moulded some figures out of different coloured Plasticine.
c. to cast (plaster or metal)
Compré un busto de yeso moldeado por un artesano en la feria.I bought a plaster bust cast by a craftsman at the exhibition.
2. (to develop)
a. to mold
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Pedro es todavía un adolescente que está moldeando su personalidad.Pedro is a teenager who is still molding his personality.
b. to mould (United Kingdom)
Mi marido procuró moldear su carácter y por eso nos entendemos tan bien ahora.My husband worked on moulding his character which is why we get along so well nowadays.
c. to shape
No te dejes moldear por tu pareja; sé tú misma.Don't let your partner shape you; be yourself.
3. (hairstyling)
a. to give a soft perm to
Cada dos meses voy a la peluquería a moldearme el pelo.I go to the hairdresser every two months to give my hair a soft perm.
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moldear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (dar forma)
a. to mold
2. (sacar un molde)
a. to cast
3. (cabello)
a. to give a soft perm to
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moldear
transitive verb
1 (modelar) to mould; mold; (EEUU) (en yeso) to cast
2 [+pelo] to give a soft perm
3 [+persona] to mould; mold; (EEUU) shape
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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