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hose

Pronunciation: /həʊz/

Translation of hose in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u (pipe) manguera (feminine), manga (feminine); [Cars/Automovilismo] manguito (masculine) a fire hose una manguera contra incendios
    Example sentences
    • Than remove the drain hose from the drain line and place it, along with the inlet water hoses into the tube.
    • Many have taken to hiding their garden hoses or to watering plants after dark so that few questions are asked.
    • Water and fertilizer are dispersed to the plants via hoses, Y-connections and drip pins.
  • 2 [Clothing/Indumentaria] (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural) 2.1 (socks) [dated/anticuado] calcetines (masculine plural), medias (feminine plural) (Latin America/América Latina) a pair of gentlemen's hose un par de calcetines de caballero 2.2 [History/Historia] [Theater/Teatro] (tights) calzas (feminine plural), malla (feminine) 2.3 (American English/inglés norteamericano) pantyhose
    Example sentences
    • Get sexy and lean for night with black fishnet hose as favored by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent.
    • If so, should you wear hose with them or brave the cold?
    • Thinking some more, I think you should definitely go without the hose.
    Example sentences
    • He was clad in a royal-looking doublet, hose and an over-tunic, which bore a crest.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (water) [lawn/plants] regar* ([ con manguera ]) 1.2 (wash) [car] lavar ([ con manguera ])

Phrasal verbs

hose down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
lavar ([ con manguera ])

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