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tela

Translation of tela in English:

feminine noun

  • 1 (Textiles)
    (material) material
    fabric
    cloth
    (trozo) piece of material
    piece of fabric
    piece of cloth
    tela de lana
    wool
    wool fabric
    tela de algodón
    cotton
    cotton fabric
    tela sintética
    man-made or synthetic material
    tela lisa/estampada
    plain/patterned material or fabric
    compré una tela de algodón para hacerme una falda
    I bought some cotton material or fabric to make myself a skirt
    ¿es de tela o de cuero?
    is it made out of fabric or leather?
    se necesitan 12 metros de tela
    you need 12 meters of fabric or material or cloth
    estaba cubierta con una tela blanca
    it was covered with a white cloth
    un libro encuadernado en tela
    a clothbound book
    allí hay (mucha) tela de donde or para cortar
    there's plenty that could be said about that
    poner algo en tela de juicio
    to call something into question
    question something
    tener tela (marinera) (Spain) [colloquial], vamos a tener tela para rato
    we're going to have a lot of work on our hands
    este asunto tiene tela (marinera)
    this is a very tricky matter or business
    estos niños tienen tela
    these kids are a real handful [colloquial]
Example sentences
  • Desafió a recordarlos y los cubrió con un tela negra.
  • LLeva bolsas de tela al supermercado y para comprar pan.
  • La primera fue cambiarme a los pañales de tela.
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