- 1 (straight line)(of people)(of seats)the trees were planted in a rowa row of houseslos árboles estaban plantados en hilerathey lined up in rowsuna hilera de casasa seat in the front/fifth rowhicieron filas or se formaron en filato have a hard row to hoeun asiento en primera fila/en la quinta filatener una vida muy duraExample sentences
- There were peas, and beans, and rows of young turnips, and carrots, and parsnips, all bordered by long straight rows of wheat.
- Tobias grinned again, exposing two rows of straight white teeth.
- Family photos cover one of the walls, straight rows of memories that seem to blend into one another.
- Devon, Joannah, and Layla found a seat in the row before the last of the full theatre.
- Within a week of the wedding, he was back at the theater, ensconced in his customary aisle seat in the third row.
- Not one to miss the opportunity, he grabbed honours by occupying a seat in the first row.
- 2 (in knitting)Example sentences
- Instead of starting with 38 stitches for the cuffs, I cast on 46 and increased 2 stitches every 6 rows.
- Dawn was stitching the last row when Tobit barged in, followed by Will.
- To quilt the sashing and borders, set the machine for a serpentine stitch and stitch parallel rows down the strips.
- (Sport) (for enjoyment) See examples:we went for a rowfuimos or salimos a remar or a dar un paseo en boteExample sentences
- He was a fit man, apart from fairly well controlled hypertension, who had been rowing competitively until his 70th birthday, and he rarely visited his general practitioner.
- He will be rowing with Matthew Pinsent in the coxless pairs.
- He was also involved in rowing for many years and had few equals in that sport especially when he rowed in the Bluebird in the late sixties and early seventies.
- 1 (noisy argument) a family rowto have a row with somebodyuna rencilla familiarpelearse or reñir con alguienExample sentences
- Neighbours said the couple occasionally had noisy rows and sometimes appeared aloof, but they were otherwise unremarkable.
- One neighbour, a teenager who did not want to be named, told how she had heard a noisy row.
- Late-night rows throughout the festivities threatened to engulf innocent bystanders and shocked tourists.
- 2 (about a public matter)Example sentences
- There have been and continue to be serious tensions and bitter rows - but all concerned have dealt with these in a very adult and professional way.
- By the weekend, however, as unheard cases were adjourned in the District Court, there was the beginning of a nervousness that the row could become serious.
- Any plans to fast-track incineration projects are likely to cause a serious row in the cabinet.
- 3 (noise) (no plural) they were making a hell of a row [colloquial]estaban armando or haciendo tremenda bulla [colloquial]estaban armando mucho jaleo [colloquial]Example sentences
- Then, from the other end of house, she said she heard ‘an awful row, shouting and raised voices, a real commotion’.
- I would describe the sound as a horrible row, but as I'm in the band I would like to think it is hard punk!
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