There are 2 translations of hem in Spanish:

hem1

Pronunciation: /hem/

noun/nombre

  • dobladillo (masculine), basta (feminine) (Chile) to take up/let down the hem subir or meter/bajar or sacar* el dobladillo or (in Chile also/en Chile también) la basta hems are going up/coming down this year este año se llevarán las faldas más cortas/largas
    More example sentences
    • Top-stitched hems on denim garments tend to curl up to the outside.
    • I sewed the armhole and neckline hems with a scant 1/4" seam; the bottom hem is about l/2".
    • It features a left chest patch pocket, a clean front, and a shirttail hem.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-mm-)

  • [dress/curtain/sheet] hacerle* el dobladillo or (in Chile also/en Chile también) la basta a

Phrasal verbs

hem in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
encerrar* enemy troops hemmed them in las tropas enemigas los rodearon or encerraron management was hemmed in by all kinds of regulations la dirección se veía constreñida or obstaculizada por todo tipo de normas

Definition of hem in:

There are 2 translations of hem in Spanish:

hem2

Pronunciation: /hem/

exclamation/interjección

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-mm-)

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