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Translation of puntada in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 3
    (Cono Sur) (de dolor)
    stab of pain
    sharp pain
    sentí una puntada en la espalda
    I felt a sudden stab of pain in my back
    no puedo seguir corriendo, tengo una puntada en el costado
    I can't carry on running, I have (a) stitch (in my side)
Example sentences
  • Define los tipos de puntada relleno según el tipo de diseño.
  • No hay puntada sin hilo ni inauguración sin mandatario ni votos.
  • Incrementar o reducir la tensión del hilo requiere del balance para producir una buena puntada.

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