There are 3 translations of hem in Spanish:

hem1

Pronunciation: /hem/

n

  • dobladillo (m), basta (f) (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.

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There are 3 translations of hem in Spanish:

hem2

exclamation

  • ahem

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 3 translations of hem in Spanish:

hem3

vt (-mm-)

  • [dress/curtain/sheet] hacerle* el dobladillo or (in Chile also/en Chile también) la basta a
    More example sentences
    • Moreover, overlocking seams and hemming garments are not necessary because the fabric doesn't fray.
    • Construct the reversible top following the same method as for the jumper - so the lower hemmed edges hang free of each other.
    • After measuring and cutting the canopy and headboard panel, narrowly hem the edges or bind them with coordinating binding strips.

vi (-mm-)

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

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.