transitive verb
1. (to cut diagonally) 
La costurera sesgó varias piezas de tela y las añadió al vestido a modo de volantes.The dressmaker cut several pieces of fabric on the bias and added them to the dress as flounces.
2. (to bias) 
a. to slant 
Los jueces no deben sesgar sus opiniones a favor de un concursante u otro.The judges should not slant their opinions in favor of one competitor or another.
3. (to put an end to) 
El cáncer sesgó las vidas de varios miembros de mi familia.Cancer cut short the lives of several members of my family.
pronominal verb
4. (to distort) 
a. to twist 
El gesto de la madre se sesgó cuando entró en la casa su hija con un chico.The mother's face twisted when her daughter brought a boy into the house.
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to cut on the bias 
transitive verb
1 (inclinar) to slant; place obliquely
2 (ladear) to put askew; twist to one side
3 [+pelota] to slice
4 (Cos) to cut on the bias
5 (Técnica) to bevel
6 [+opinión, reportaje] to bias; slant
7 [+vida] to cut short
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