Translation of knife in Spanish:
noun plural knives
- (dagger) puñal (masculine)he can't use a knife and forkno sabe usar los cubiertosthe Night of the Long Knives (History)la Noche de los Cuchillos Largosit cuts through steel like a knife through buttercorta el acero como si fuera mantequillathe knives are out for him/her (British) [colloquial]se la tienen juradato get one's knife into somebody [colloquial]ensañarse con alguienshe's certainly got her knife into him
atacar a alguienno cabe duda de que se ha ensañado con élto turn or twist the knife (in the wound) under the knife (Medicine)en la mesa de operacionesthe project came under the knifedieron el tijeretazo al proyectoyou could have cut the air or atmosphere with a knifese respiraba la tensión en el ambienteknife fightpelea (feminine) con navajas ( or cuchillos etc. )Example sentences
- He studied the padded envelope for a moment, before pulling out a pocket knife and cutting into one of the ends.
- Take your sharpest serrated bread knife and cut the stick in half across the middle.
- Jake was carrying a sharp kitchen knife from his grandmother's house.
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