- 1 (knot) lazo (masculine), moño (masculine) (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , moña (feminine) (Urug) , rosa (feminine) (Chile) to tie a bow hacer* un lazo ( or moño etc) to tie sth in a bow hacer* un lazo ( or moño etc) con algoMore example sentences
- Tie the red ribbon in a bow and stitch in place through the center knot, referring to the photo for placement.
- He looks very jaunty, hands on hips, his cap pushed back on his head and his cap ribbon tied in a bow.
- After your child completes several cards, stack and lace them together through the eyelets on the left edge to form a book, tying the ribbon ends in a bow.
- 2 (weapon) arco (masculine) bow and arrow arco y flechaMore example sentences
- They had walked and driven for hours to get there, carrying the only weapons they possessed - bows and arrows, spears and machetes.
- The catalogue, includes an assortment of weapons: bows and arrows, swords and spears.
- Swords, spears, bows and arrows and many other weapons were being made in full force.
- 3 [Music/Música] arco (masculine)More example sentences
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- When the electric is used, it's played with a violin bow, which results in a sound I'm sure we could use to communicate with whales.
- Rosin can be used as a plasticizer, in the manufacture of varnishes and printing inks, and also to treat bows for stringed instruments.
- The stealer of the show was definitely Peers when he played his guitar like an upside-down guitar with a violin bow.
- She claims to have used a lighter bow for Schubert than Brahms.
- Rapid bowing, slow bows and staccato to bowing are reviewed, and exercises for each are prescribed.
- Bow every note slowly while concentrating on bow placement and technique.
- 4 (on spectacles — arm) (American English/inglés norteamericano) patilla (feminine), brazo (masculine) (Chile) (Colombia) ; (— frame) montura (feminine), armazón (masculine) or (feminine)More example sentences
- The lenses don't meet the corners of the frame where the bows attach.
- This hearing aid device has a body that can be attached to an eyeglasses bow has a channel therein for acceptance of a flexible eyeglasses bow end piece.
- A pair of eyeglasses includes an elongated lens unit, a pair of connectors, and a pair of elongated bows.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [branch/beam] arquear
- (movement) reverencia (feminine), inclinación (feminine), venia (feminine) (Colombia) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , caravana (feminine) (Mexico/México) he greeted the Duchess with a bow saludó a la duquesa con una reverencia to make a bow hacer* una reverencia ( or inclinación etc) the actress took a bow in front of the curtain la actriz salió a saludar al público or a agradecer los aplausos del público you can take a bow for doing so well te mereces un aplauso por lo bien que lo hicisteMore example sentences
- Then she smiled nicely, took a little bow, blew a kiss, and gave just the briefest, politest, friendliest pump of a fist.
- I stood there for a while before wandering over to the fountain, where a Hispanic guy was taking mock bows for his friends.
- Chris gave her a mock bow, before taking her empty bottle.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 hacer* una reverencia or (Colombia) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) una venia or (Mexico/México) una caravana I hate waiters who bow and scrape odio a los camareros demasiado solícitos or serviles to bow
tosb hacerle* una reverencia aalgn, inclinarse antealgnto bow tosth we must bow to her age and experience debemos tratarla con la deferencia que su edad y experiencia merecen I bow to your superior knowledge usted sabe más que yo they won't bow to government pressure no van a ceder ante la presión del gobierno to bow to the inevitable resignarse ante lo inevitable