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American English: /sliv/
British English: /sliːv/

Translation of sleeve in Spanish:


  • 1 (of garment) long/short sleeves
    mangas (feminine plural) largas/cortas
    to roll up one's sleeves
    to have something up one's sleeve [colloquial]
    tener algo planeado
    to keep something 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 alguien
    they were laughing up their sleeves at us
    entre ellos se reían de nosotros
    Example sentences
    • Cut the garment neckline, sleeves and lower edge to the desired finished length.
    • And the flared sleeve dress shirt and strapless dress combo is just unusual enough to be interesting but not weird.
    • Today, he wore black slacks and a very light blue dress shirt, sleeves rolled up past his elbows.
  • 2 (of record) (British) inner sleeve
    funda (feminine) interior
    Example sentences
    • But she doesn't regret turning down the offer to design the album sleeve.
    • This state of flux in the music industry means that graduating and going into record sleeve design is probably going to be difficult.
    • Our CDs are packaged using the exact artwork of the original album in our custom LP style cardboard sleeves.
  • 3 (Technology)
    Example sentences
    • The width adjusts hydraulically, and cylinders and return sleeves are protected by steel oversleeves.
    • Paperboard cartons and sleeves are used to enclose plastic tubs.
    • The carrier is a sleeve that encloses bearings and seals intended to prevent water from entering the sterndrive housing at the drive shaft.
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