Translation of cuerda in English:

cuerda

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  • 3 3.1 (de un reloj, juguete) la cuerda de la caja de música the spring o the clockwork mechanism in the music box le dio cuerda al despertador she wound up the alarm clock un juguete de cuerda a clockwork toy 3.2 (impulso, energía) no le des cuerda, que luego no hay quien lo haga callar don't encourage him or you'll never get him to shut up [colloquial/familiar] tan viejo no es, todavía tiene cuerda para rato he's not that old, he has a good few years in him yet o there's plenty of life in him yet a los niños les queda cuerda para rato the children will keep going for a while yet 3.3 (de un tornillo) thread

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