Translation of sleeve in Spanish:

sleeve

Pronunciation: /sliːv/

n

  • 1.1 (of garment) manga (f) long/short sleeves mangas (fpl) largas/cortas to roll up one's sleeves arremangarse* to have sth up one's sleeve [colloquial/familiar] tener* algo planeado to keep sth up one's sleeve reservarse un recurso I'm sure she's got a trick up her sleeve estoy seguro de que algo se trae entre manos I still have a card up my sleeve todavía no me he jugado la última carta , todavía me queda una baza observe, ladies and gentlemen, there is nothing up my sleeves como ven, damas y caballeros, nada por aquí, nada por allá to laugh up one's sleeve reírse* disimuladamente de algn they were laughing up their sleeves at us entre ellos se reían de nosotros 1.2 (of record) (BrE) funda (f) , carátula (f) inner sleeve funda (f) interior 1.3 [Tech] manguito (m)

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