pleat
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pleat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sewing)
a. el pliegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think the pleats in those pants do you any favors.No creo que te favorezcan los pliegues de ese pantalón.
b. la tabla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The pleats in that dress are really lovely.Las tablas de ese vestido son muy lindas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to sew pleats into)
a. plisar
Helen pleated the skirt that she made.Helen plisó la falda que hizo.
b. plegar
Do you want us to pleat the pants for your suit, sir?¿Quiere que pleguemos el pantalón de su traje, señor?
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pleat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in sewing)
a. el pliegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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pleat [pliːt]
noun
pliegue (m); doblez (m); [of skirt] tabla (f);
transitive verb
plisar; plegar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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