twine

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twine(
twayn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (strong thin cord)
a. el cordel
(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)
Rogelio used some twine to tie the boxes together.Rogelio utilizó cordel para atar las cajas.
b. el bramante
(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)
The cat played with a ball of twine.El gato jugaba con una bola de bramante.
c. el mecate
(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)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Pablo used some twine to repair a hole in the fishing net.Pablo utilizó mecate para reparar un agujero en la red de pesca.
d. el cáñamo
(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)
(made of hemp) (Andes)
Fernanda hung some decorations in the dining room using twine.Fernanda colgó unos adornos en el comedor con cáñamo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to twist)
a. enroscarse
The serpent twined around the branch.La serpiente se enroscó en la rama.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to twist together)
a. entrelazar
Paula smiled and twined her fingers with Victor's.Paula sonrió y entrelazó sus dedos con los de Víctor.
b. trenzar
Margaret twined her hair into a braid.Margaret trenzó su cabello para formar una trenza.
4. (to wrap)
a. rodear
Mark twined his arms around Lisa and gave her a kiss.Mark rodeó a Lisa con los brazos y le dio un beso.
b. enroscar
They twined flower garlands around the tent poles for the festival.Enroscaron guirnaldas de flores alrededor de los postes de la carpa para el festival.
c. enrollar
Mary twines her hair around her fingers when she's studying.Mary se enrolla el pelo alrededor de los dedos cuando estudia.
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twine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (string)
a. el cordel
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to twine one's arms around something/somebodyrodear algo/a alguien con los brazos
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twine [twaɪn]
noun
bramante (m)
transitive verb
[+fingers] entrelazar; [+several strings, strands etc together] trenzar; [+one string, strand etc around sth] enroscar; enrollar
she twined the string round her finger enroscó or enrolló la cuerda en el dedo; to twine one's arms round sb abrazar a algn
intransitive verb
[+spiral, plant] enroscarse; [+fingers] entrelazarse; [+road] serpentear;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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