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Translation of tienta in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 1 (tacto) See examples: a tientas, andar or caminar or ir a tientas
    to feel one's way
    subió las escaleras a tientas
    he felt his way up the stairs
    buscó el timbre a tientas
    he groped o fumbled o felt around for the bell
Example sentences
  • Cegado, se mueve a tientas y avanza.
  • Lo que buscamos no lo estamos buscando a tientas.
  • Camina y recorre y descorre su andar a tientas.

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