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sew

verb [I/T]  us   /soʊ/ (past tense sewed, past participle sewn  /soʊn/ or sewed)
to join together pieces of cloth by putting thread through it with a needle: [I] Do you like to sew? [T] She sewed her outfit by hand. [M] Would you sew on these buttons? [M] I had to sew up (= repair) a hole in my jeans.
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Translations of “sew”
in Arabic يَخيط…
in Korean 바느질 하다…
in Malaysian jahit…
in French coudre…
in Turkish dikmek…
in Italian cucire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 縫, 做針線活, 縫製(衣服)…
in Russian шить…
in Polish szyć…
in Vietnamese may, khâu…
in Spanish coser…
in Portuguese costurar, coser…
in Thai เย็บโดยใช้เข็ม…
in German nähen…
in Catalan cosir…
in Japanese ~を縫う, 縫い付ける…
in Indonesian menjahit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缝, 做针线活儿, 缝制(衣服)…
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