Translation of knife in Spanish:
noun plural knives
- (penknife)cortaplumas (masculine) or (feminine)(dagger)he can't use a knife and forkthe Night of the Long Knives (History)no sabe usar los cubiertosit cuts through steel like a knife through butterla Noche de los Cuchillos Largosthe knives are out for him/her (British English) [colloquial]corta el acero como si fuera mantequillato get one's knife into somebody [colloquial]se la tienen juradashe's certainly got her knife into himensañarse con alguienatacar a alguiento turn o twist the knife (in the wound) under the knife (Medicine)no cabe duda de que se ha ensañado con élthe project came under the knifeen la mesa de operacionesyou could have cut the air o atmosphere with a knifedieron el tijeretazo al proyectoknife fightse respiraba la tensión en el ambientepelea (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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