tuck

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tuck(
tuhk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to insert)
a. meter
Remember to tuck your shirt in before you go to school.Acuérdate de meterte la camisa antes de irte a la escuela.
2. (sewing)
a. plegar
The seamstress tucked some fabric to take it in around the waist.La costurera plegó un poco de tela para reducirlo por la cintura.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (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).
(M)
Lauren's mother taught her how to put tucks in her blouses.La mamá de Lauren le enseñó a hacer pliegues en las blusas.
b. la pinza
(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).
(F)
Sue put a tuck in the dress she was making.Sue le hizo una pinza al vestido que estaba haciendo.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. las golosinas
(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).
(F)
We have a little tuck left over from the party last night, mostly crisps and wafers.Nos sobraron unas golosinas de la fiesta de anoche, principalmente, papitas y galletas.
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tuck
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in sewing)
a. el pinza f, 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).
(M)
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. la chucherías fpl, golosinas
(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).
(F)
(food)
tuck shoppuesto m de golosinas
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to tuck one's trousers into one's socksremeterse los pantalones en los calcetines
he tucked his briefcase under his armse encajó la cartera bajo el brazo
to tuck somebody up in bedarropar a alguien en la cama
to tuck something into a drawerguardar algo en un cajón
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tuck [tʌk]
noun
1 (Cos) (fold) pinza (f); pliegue (m)
to make or put a tuck in sth poner una pinza en algo
2 (Britain) (food) comida (f); (sweets) dulces (f); golosinas (f)
3 (plastic surgery) reducción (f) mediante cirugía plástica
With a nip here and a tuck there, screen idols past their prime have struggled to combat the ravages of time She'd undergone 13 operations, including a tummy tuck ...a knee tuck operation
transitive verb
1 (put) meter
2 (Cos) plegar
modifier
tuck shop (n) (Britain) (Educ) tienda (f) de golosinas
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