tejer

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tejer(
teh
-
hehr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to sew with yarn)
a. to knit (with two needles)
Las medias que llevo puestas me las tejió mi madrina.My godmother knitted the socks I'm wearing.
Mi abuela tejió un suéter para la bebé.My grandma knitted a sweater for the baby.
b. to crochet (with one needle)
Mi hija me tejió una bufanda hermosa.My daughter crocheted me a beautiful scarf.
c. to weave
Las indígenas de Panajachel tejen unas telas hermosas.The indigenous women of Panajachel weave beautiful fabric.
2. (to weave a web)
a. to spin
Una araña enorme debió haber tejido esa telaraña.A huge spider must have spun that spider web.
3. (to plot)
a. to hatch (figurative)
Algo está tejiendo ese grupito y seguramente no es nada bueno.That little group is hatching something, and it surely isn't anything good.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to sew with yarn)
a. to knit (with two needles)
A mi mamá le gusta tejer, pero mi papá prefiere coser.My mom likes to knit, but my dad prefers to sew.
b. to crochet (with one needle)
¿Sabes tejer? - No, pero tengo muchas ganas de aprender.Do you know how to crochet? - No, but I really want to learn.
c. to weave
Me gusta escuchar música mientras tejo.I like to listen to music while I weave.
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tejer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (hilos, mimbre)
a. to weave
2. (labor de punto)
a. to knit
3. (telaraña)
a. to spin
4. (labrar; porvenir)
a. to carve out
5. (ruina)
a. to bring about
6. (tramar)
a.
tejer un planto forge a plot
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (hacer punto)
a. to knit
8. (fig)
a.
tejer y destejerto chop and change
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tejer
transitive verb
1 [+tela] to weave; [+tela de araña] to spin; make; [+capullo] to spin
tejido a mano hand-woven
2 (hacer punto) to knit; (hacer ganchillo) to crochet; (coser) to sew
tejido a mano hand-knitted
3 [+complot] to hatch; [+plan] to devise; [+mentira] to fabricate; [+cambio etc] to bring about little by little
intransitive verb
1 (en telar) to weave
tejer y destejer to chop and change; do and undo; (EEUU)
2 (hacer punto) to knit; (hacer ganchillo) to crochet; (coser) to sew
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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