Translation of pluck in Spanish:
- 1.1 (pull feathers, hair from)(chicken)to pluck one's eyebrows
desplumardepilarse las cejasExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (pull, pick)
- He was already plucking the last few feathers and rubbing spices into the carcasses in preparation for cooking.
- The owner of the turkey and the ‘Keeper of the Fowl’ were going to have the bird cleaned and plucked and we were going to have a Turkey Fry.
- He at once began work on the bird, plucking the feathers carefully from its wings and tail and setting them in a pile on the sand, then skinning it with his dagger.
(fruit/flower)to pluck something/somebody
- Undergoing a total transformation by cutting her hair, plucking her eyebrows, and having her teeth capped, Céline was willing to do whatever it took to make her dreams a reality.
- Teen magazines are full of articles on how to lose weight, get the right hair highlights, pluck eyebrows effectively, and so on.
- My eyes are small like my dad's, and my eyebrows have been plucked much thinner than natural.
fromsomethingarrancar algo/a alguienhe was plucked from the bosom of his family dealgofue arrancado del seno de su familiato pluck somebody from the jaws of deatharrancar a alguien de las garras de la muerteshe plucked a thorn from my fingerme sacó una espina del dedoExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 (Music)
- And boy, Steve reached down today and plucked it just like picking a flower.
- She reached over and plucked a small grass blade from his hair.
- She stammered, quickly plucking her favorite perfume off of her dresser and spraying some on.
- Riga grinned proudly and plucked at the sleeve of his shirt aimlessly.
- I plucked at the sleeve of the jacket Roop had given me, trying to think of a change in conversation.
- Morgan plucked at his sleeve and they both sat down silently on the other bed.
- I sat with the lute in my lap, trying to reach for forgotten notes as my fingers plucked the strings.
- I watched her fingers pluck the strings gracefully, feeling her courage getting greater with the song.
- She started strumming, and plucking the strings, and finally singing.
- [colloquial] it takes real pluck to …hace falta valor or hay que tener coraje para …Example sentences
- And when I was here a few weeks ago, I met with a number of those families, and I was impressed by their pluck, their spirit.
- At 73 June sings those lyrics with the same determined pluck as she did at 9, revealing an artist whose hopefulness proved as solid and indefatigable as her voice.
- Admiring her pluck and determination Clint reluctantly takes her on and a fascinating relationship of substitute father and daughter emerges.
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