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Spanish translation of “sew”

sew

verb /səu/ (past tense sewed, past participle sewn)
to make, stitch or attach with thread, using a needle She sewed the pieces together Have you sewn my button on yet? sewer noun She’s a good sewer. sewing noun the activity of sewing I was taught sewing at school. work to be sewn She picked up a pile of sewing. sewing machine noun a machine for sewing.
maquina de coser
sew up phrasal verb to fasten completely or mend by sewing. sewn up adjective completely settled or arranged The contract is all sewn up.to sew (not sow) a button on.
(Definition of sew from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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