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arm 1

American English: /ɑrm/
British English: /ɑːm/

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy) to give/offer somebody one's arm
    darle/ofrecerle el brazo a alguien
    to take somebody's arm
    tomar or (esp (Spain) ) coger a alguien del or por el brazo
    they walked along arm in arm he walked in with his new bride on his arm
    entró con su flamante esposa del brazo
    he had a newspaper under his arm
    traía un periódico bajo el or debajo del brazo
    to put one's arms around somebody
    abrazar a alguien
    to throw one's arms around somebody
    echarle los brazos al cuello a alguien
    she threw her arms around his neck they walked with their arms around each other
    iban abrazados
    within arm's reach in the arms of another man
    en brazos de otro hombre
    he fell into her arms they flew into each other's arms
    corrieron a abrazarse
    the measure threw his supporters into the arms of the opposition
    la medida hizo que los que lo apoyaban se volcaran a la oposición
    as long as your o my arm [colloquial]
    más largo que un día sin pan [colloquial]
    kilométrico [colloquial]
    largo como esperanza de pobre (River Plate area) [colloquial]
    the long arm of the law
    el brazo de la ley
    to chance one's arm to cost an arm and a leg [colloquial]
    costar un ojo de la cara or un riñón [colloquial]
    to keep somebody at arm's length
    guardar las distancias con alguien
    to put the arm on somebody (American English) [colloquial]he put the arm on me for more money
    me presionó para que le diera más dinero
    my suppliers are putting the arm on me
    los proveedores me están apretando para que les pague
    to twist somebody's armyou'll have to twist his arm to get him to donate
    vas a tener que presionarlo or (Chile) doblarle la mano para que contribuya
    have another one — ok, if you twist my arm [humorous]
    anda, tómate otro — bueno, si te empeñas or ya que insistes
    to welcome somebody with open arms
    recibir a alguien con (los) brazos abiertos
    tie 2 1 2
  • 3 (of organization)
    (Politics)
    brazo (masculine)
    an arm of government
    un brazo del poder or del gobierno
    military/political arm
    brazo (masculine) armado/político
    infantry/air arm (Military)
    arma (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) de infantería/aviación

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arm 2
American English: /ɑrm/
British English: /ɑːm/

transitive verb

  • to arm somebody with something
    (with weapons)
    armar a alguien de or con algo
    (with tools/information)
    proveer a alguien de algo
    to arm oneself
    armarse
    they armed themselves with clubs and knives
    se armaron de or con porras y cuchillos
    see alsoarmed
    Example sentences
    • Derek, Richard and Wade didn't even have to have me tell them to start going to their rooms and begin arming themselves with body armour and other weapons.
    • Nor was it in dispute that he had armed himself with a CS gas canister before going out.
    • The complainant during the trial said that he had not armed himself with the knife and that the knife had been in the kitchen drawer.
    Example sentences
    • On a typical Holi day, preparations begin by arming oneself with shades of brightly colored powder and water guns.
    • He claimed that we'd all be a lot safer if researchers would keep details about vulnerabilities to themselves, and stop arming hackers with offensive tools.
    • If I really want some chips, I pick up a single-size serving, and I steer clear of the vending machine, arming myself by preparing fruits and vegetables as snacks.

intransitive verb

  • (nation)
    armarse

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