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sleeve

Pronunciation: /sliːv/

Translation of sleeve in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of garment) manga (feminine) long/short sleeves mangas (feminine plural) 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
    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.
    1.2 (of record) (British English/inglés británico) funda (feminine), carátula (feminine) 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.
    1.3 [Technology/Tecnología] manguito (masculine)
    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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