- 1 (knot)lazo (masculine)to tie a bow
moño (masculine) (especially Latin America)
moña (feminine) (Urug)
rosa (feminine) (Chile)hacer un lazo ( or moño etc)to tie something in a bowhacer un lazo ( or moño etc) con algoExample 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) bow and arrowarco y flechaExample 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)Example sentences
- 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)(— frame) montura (feminine)
armazón (masculine) or (feminine)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.
- The man climbed off his horse, and bowed to Dominic in respect.
- Drake's head rose from its resting place, I bowed to show my respect to my own creator.
- Haman was furious with Mordecai, because Mordecai refused to bow down before him to show his respect.
- I did put out a quiver-tip, which rocked back and forth like a blade of grass bowing and stooping before the wind.
- Pensioners, although they appear bowed by the more strenuous life they once went through, find time for a humorous chat on a bench in front of St Mary's Church.
- If your walls are bowed, bumpy or imperfect, you might be able to achieve a better finish by stripping them bare.
- (movement)reverencia (feminine)he greeted the Duchess with a bow
venia (feminine) (Colombia) (Southern Cone)
caravana (feminine) (Mexico)saludó a la duquesa con una reverenciato make a bowhacer una reverencia ( or inclinación etc)the actress took a bow in front of the curtainla actriz salió a saludar al público or a agradecer los aplausos del públicoyou can take a bow for doing so wellte mereces un aplauso por lo bien que lo hicisteExample 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.
- 1hacer una reverencia or (Colombia) (Southern Cone) una venia or (Mexico) una caravanaI hate waiters who bow and scrapeodio a los camareros demasiado solícitos or servilesto bow
tosomebodyhacerle una reverenciato bow aalguien
antealguien tosomethingwe must bow to her age and experiencedebemos tratarla con la deferencia que su edad y experiencia merecenI bow to your superior knowledgeusted sabe más que yothey won't bow to government pressureno van a ceder ante la presión del gobiernoto bow to the inevitableresignarse ante lo inevitable
- 2 (Cinema) (film, movie)the film bowed last week at Cannesla película se estrenó la semana pasada en CannesExample sentences
- The same can be said of other models bowing next year.
- (of ship) (often plural)Example sentences
- The former, as prime contractor, builds the aft and central superstructure, the latter the ship's bow and distinctive pyramidal main mast.
- The ceiling lights lit in a sequence from the aft deck to the bow of the ship and the floor lighting blinked twice before staying on.
- Without the support of the bowsprit, the long spar that extends forward from the bow of the ship, there was no support for the masts.
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