Translation of shorten in Spanish:
- 1.1 (make shorter)(skirt/sleeves)plans to shorten the working weekto shorten sail (Nautical)planes para reducir la jornada laboralto shorten the oddsreducir velas1.2 (Cookery)aumentar las probabilidades(pastry)agregarle mantequilla ( or grasa etc) aExample sentences
- Do you think Setta needs to shorten his stride when approaching the ball on field goals?
- In the fall and as winter approaches, the days shorten and temperatures drop.
- With less flexibility at the hip and ankle, your stride will shorten.
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