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Inglés americano: /koʊm/
Inglés británico: /kəʊm/

Traducción de comb en español:


  • 2 (act) (no plural) your hair needs a good comb
    tienes que peinarte bien
    give your hair a quick comb
    pásate un peine
    date una peinada (especially Latin America)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Giving my hair a quick comb through with my fingers I turned around to see that the door was open.
    • With a quick comb of her hair, and the applying of a light coat of make-up and a flowery fragrance, she was out the door.
    • I've taken to wearing baseball caps instead of having a slight comb in the morning.
  • 3 (for disentangling fibres)
    carda (feminine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • If a comb was used, this would be to get the fibres parallel.
  • 4 (on bird)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Resplendent in bright orange, black and red, his comb, wattles and ear lobes have been shorn off.
    • Cracids may have a casque, hard comb, wattle or fleshy knob at the base of the bill.
    • As in other grouse species, red grouse combs are larger and brighter in males, and their size is testosterone-dependent.

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (pass a comb through) Ver ejemplos: to comb somebody's hair
    peinar a alguien
    to comb one's hair
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The fibres damaged the skin on the women's hands if their job was to comb the flax by hand.
    • All the literature said you had to ret the fibres and then comb them, basically an industrial process.
    • They were made of long wool fibers that were first combed to straighten them, spun tightly then woven in fancy weave structures.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • For once, his hair had been combed neatly for the occasion.
    • Slightly built, with neatly combed gray hair and a trimmed mustache, he looks out at us through thick eyeglasses.
    • His hair had been combed neatly and he was wearing a hint of cologne when he outreached his hand for her.
  • 2 (search)
    rebuscar en
    to comb something for somethingthey combed the area for survivors/clues
    peinaron or rastrearon la zona en busca de supervivientes/ pistas
    I combed the newspaper for the story
    repasé el periódico de arriba abajo buscando el artículo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Police are combing the streets, handing out flyers and watching airports and bus terminals.
    • Her disappearance provoked a massive public response, and hundreds of police officers combed the city streets.
    • I had been combing through the wreckage, searching for anyone that might have survived.

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