- 1.1 (of foot) dedo (masculine) (del pie) big toe dedo (masculine) gordo (del pie) I dipped a toe in the water metí la punta del pie en el agua from head o tip o top to toe de pies a cabeza, de arriba a abajo to be on one's toes estar* or mantenerse* alerta to keep sb on her/his toes hacer* que algn se mantenga alerta you'll find a baby will keep you on your toes ya verás cómo un bebé te tiene al trote to stand/go toe to toe with sb (American English/inglés norteamericano) estar* a la altura de algn to step o tread on sb's toes [colloquial/familiar] (offend) ofender a algn (lit) pisar a algnMore example sentences1.2 (of sock) punta (f); (of shoe) puntera (f), punta (f)
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- Though the toes of the human foot are generally not capable of independent or precise movement, the flexor muscles of the big toe are vital to our gait.
- I type this having regained the feeling in my fingers, toes, trapezius, gluteus maximus and cerebral cortex.
- A bunion occurs as a result of a deformity in the big toe known as hallux valgus, where hallux means the big toe and valgus means abnormal bending towards the other toes.
- Cloth shoes do not provide this protection, nor does footwear with open toes and/or heels.
- I especially love the pointy toes and kitten heels, giving it extra style and some height, making it distinctly feminine.
- Her white woolen dress hung low, almost covering the toes of her own leather boots.
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