- 1 (unfasten) [button/jacket/buckle] desabrochar; [zipper] abrir*; [knot/parcel] desatar, deshacer*; [shoelaces] desatar, desamarrar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) ; [knitting/seam] deshacer*More example sentences
- She noticed that not one of the men had loosened his tie and undone the top shirt button.
- It was with a sense of the inevitable that I undid the ribbons, loosened the neck and let it slip down over my arms to the ground.
- He had already slung his jacket and hat on to his bed and now he loosened his tie and undid the top two buttons of his dress shirt.
- 2 2.1 (put right) [wrong] reparar, enmendar* the damage cannot be undone el daño es irreparable 2.2 (cancel out) anularMore example sentences
- The Democrats are strongly opposed to the measures that undo many of the agreements that were struck during the original diesel package in 1999.
- But this time, it has more to do with rectifying or even undoing some of the damage that resulted from the last international economic movement.
- Their work may be undone as a result of the popular will.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.