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shorten
Inglés americano: /ˈʃɔrtn/
Inglés británico: /ˈʃɔːt(ə)n/

Traducción de shorten en español:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (make shorter)
    (skirt/sleeves)
    (text/report)
    plans to shorten the working week
    planes para reducir la jornada laboral
    to shorten sail (Nautical)
    reducir velas
    to shorten the odds
    aumentar las probabilidades
    1.2 (Cookery)
    (pastry)
    agregarle mantequilla ( or grasa etc) a
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Do you think Setta needs to shorten his stride when approaching the ball on field goals?
    • In the fall and as winter approaches, the days shorten and temperatures drop.
    • With less flexibility at the hip and ankle, your stride will shorten.

intransitive verb

  • (days/nights)
    acortarse
    the odds have shortened
    las probabilidades han aumentado

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