Translation of dress in Spanish:
- 1 countable (for woman, girl)Example sentences
- She also hit the mark with her black silk flower print strapless dresses with their asymmetrical handkerchief hemlines.
- All the dresses and garments were well made, but I just can't see the theme of this collection.
- This just shows white dresses don't have to be boring and can vary a lot.
- 2 uncountable (clothing, style of dressing) See examples: the local dressthey arrived in formal dressel traje típico del lugaractors in period dressllegaron vestidos de etiquetathey adopted Western dressactores con traje(s) de épocahe took great care over his dressadoptaron el modo de vestir or la vestimenta occidentalshe has good/no dress sensese preocupaba mucho por su atuendo or su indumentariatiene buen gusto/mal gusto para vestirse
- 1 1.1 (put clothes on) to get dressedI'm not dressedvestirseshe wasn't dressed for the occasionno estoy vestidoshe was well/badly dressedno estaba vestida de forma adecuada para la ocasióna smartly dressed womaniba bien/mal vestidahe was dressed in white/rags/uniformuna mujer elegantemente vestidashe was dressed in a kimonoiba (vestido) de blanco/con harapos/de uniforme1.2 (provide clothes for) she's dressed by Balmainllevaba (puesto) un kimonola viste BalmainExample sentences
- She showered quickly and then dressed into the same clothes once again, since they hadn't been dirtied since she put them on.
- She continued talking as she dressed.
- Jocelyn had just finished a rehearsal and was dressing to head home.
- Cathryn was not quite sure what to make of this for she could see no logical reason for dressing her in these clothes.
- He dresses her in frilly clothes and surrounds her with stuffed animals and dolls.
- I have to question the clothes my parents dressed me in back then.
- 2 (Cookery) 2.1 (prepare)(chicken/fish)dressed crab2.2 (season)cangrejo (masculine) preparado(salad)Example sentences
- Mix equal parts low fat mayonnaise and yogurt and use to dress coleslaw or potato salad.
- This vinaigrette is incredibly flexible - it can be used for dressing salads, glazing braised fish, or to marinate cooked potatoes.
- Conversely potato salad should be dressed while hot, so that the cooling potatoes suck in the dressing.
- The acidity of the soursop varies: the pulp of some fruits can be eaten raw, while others have to be dressed with sugar to make them palatable.
- Anyway I was dressing a salmon… which quite obviously I have overpoached.
- We chose to share a dressed crab with lemon dill mayonnaise.
- 3 3.1 (Medicine)(wound)3.2(stone)Example sentences
- Officers complained that it was extremely difficult to keep the full dress uniform presentable, since the lace dirtied the white cloth, and the brimstone used to dress the cloth damaged the lace.
- Every stone has to be dressed, which means that for every week of building with stone, it takes two days to prepare the stone.
- Stone was dressed in different ways as time and technology advanced.
- On the exterior walls, 240 dressed and corner stones had to be redone and the top floor needed to be completely replaced.
- The skin wound was dressed with gauze, and sterile plaster wool was applied.
- The incision then was dressed with self-adhesive wound approximating strips.
- I went to my general practitioner and had the wound dressed by a nurse at the surgery.
- 4 (fertilize)(field/topsoil)Example sentences
- Feed your plants by side dressing with a vegetable fertilizer same as you would in the spring.
- At the correct times the ground about the trees was dressed with sea-sand manure.
- Grass staggers is brought about by a diet that is too high in protein, a condition found in rapidly growing pasture, especially on ground that has been heavily dressed with fertilizer.
- 5 (decorate)Example sentences
- The friends hold their first tree dressing festival, with more than 150 children taking part.
- Thereafter, Hopesay Parish Council has maintained the tree dressing custom, which is unique in Britain.
- The wreck is dressed in beautiful soft corals of all colours.
- Ships were dressed with flags and sailors climbed the rigging or stood on decks, caps in hand, to cheer the Queen.
- Let us dress our ship as befits a brigand who shows her heels to the pursuers.
- 1 1.1 (put on, wear clothes)he always dresses in blackvestirseshe dresses very wellsiempre (se) viste de negroto dress to the right/left(se) viste muy bien1.2 (dress formally) See examples: we don't dress for dinnercargar or (Mexico) calzar a la derecha/izquierdano nos cambiamos para cenarExample sentences
- ‘We have to do a do a couple of walks, one dressed in sports wear and one dressed in evening wear,’ he said.
- Both Nicky and Georgina were dressed casually, with Nicky wearing jeans and a baseball cap while Georgina wore jeans and a floral top.
- She doesn't dress flamboyantly, instead wearing a black t-shirt and jeans.
- 2 (Military)dress right!alinearse¡vista a la derecha!Example sentences
- There was no time to dress ranks properly, and unit organization went by the board as the troopers struggled to form front.
- The battalion dressed its ranks with precision.
- The halberds of infantry sergeants were carried as a symbol of their authority and used to dress the ranks.
- Soldiers dress by one another in ranks, and the body collectively by some given object.
- 1verb + object + adverb (reprimand) [colloquial] 2verb + adverb
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (dress smartly)
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