- 1 1.1 (in string, tie, hair) nudo (masculine) to tie/untie a knot hacer*/deshacer* un nudo to put o tie a knot in one's handkerchief hacer* un nudo en el pañuelo ([ para no olvidarse de algo ]) pull the knot tight aprieta bien el nudo I can't get the knots out of my hair no logro desenredarme el pelo the marriage knot el lazo or vínculo matrimonial I had a knot in my stomach tenía un nudo en el estómago to tie sb up in knots enredar or liar* a algn to tie the knot [colloquial/familiar] casarse when are you tying the knot? ¿para cuándo es el casorio? [colloquial/familiar]Más ejemplos en oraciones
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- He tightened the knot on his tie and brushed an imagined piece of lint off his uniform jacket.
- It is a good idea to tie knots in the rope or cloth about 1 ft. apart, this will provide a more secure climbing surface.
- It is simple enough to tie a knot in a piece of string.
Más ejemplos en oraciones1.2 (in muscles) nódulo (masculine)
- The construction of fishing nets is similar to that of recent years and it is only necessary to master the use of only two knots: the clove-hitch and the sheet-bend.
- Rebecca came and stood behind him watching with great pleasure as he mastered the perfect knot.
- For attaching your leader to fly line, my advice is use the simple nail knot.
Más ejemplos en oraciones1.3 (in wood, tree) nudo (masculine)
- Her hair was tangled in knots, she was pale, and her eyes were bloodshot.
- This braid is a lot more difficult to accomplish if your hair has tangles or knots.
- His brown hair was an unruly mass of tangles and knots.
Más ejemplos en oraciones1.4 (cluster) puñado (masculine) a knot of people un puñado de personas
- I smacked my arm into a doorknob really hard, and there's a knot in the muscle of the forearm now.
- Then his hands began to work into Jake's muscles gently and slowly working out knots and tension.
- From a seated position, curl one dumbbell up, feeling the muscles in your arm bunch up in a strong, searing knot as you reach the top and pause.
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- Longitudinal sections of tree trunks contain knots that preserve the history of branching and can be used to interpret stand dynamics.
- The casket was made from boards with no knots from an evergreen tree.
- Daniel ran a hand through his hair and stared at the cedar desk, absently tracing a knot in the wood with his finger.
- Back in the pub, a knot of Scots to the side of the big screen became as bored as the English fans with a less-than-exciting match.
- A knot of people gathered in Main Street to watch the waters slowly begin to rise again.
- After a short time they came across a knot of people gathered outside a church.
- 2 (measure of speed) nudo (masculine) at a rate of knots (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] a toda mecha [colloquial/familiar]Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The area had been hit by heavy rainstorms with wind speeds of about 10 knots per hour, which had caused the sea level to rise by about 1.5 meters.
- Winds of 76 knots or 140 kph were recorded at the Naval Weather and Oceanography Centre on the Sunday afternoon.
- There had been a storm warning at 1.15 p.m., with the wind speed touching 50 knots and the waves rising up to 25 feet.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-tt-)
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