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wear through

Translation of wear through in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (get hole in) [soles/cloth] agujerearse the jacket had worn through at the elbows la chaqueta tenía los codos raídos or tenía agujeros en los codos
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (wear hole in) she had worn through the knees of her jeans se le habían hecho agujeros en las rodillas de los vaqueros
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