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Spanish translation of “sleeve”

sleeve

noun /sliːv/
the part of a garment that covers the arm
manga
He tore the sleeve of his jacket a dress with long/short sleeves.
(also record-sleeve) a stiff envelope for a gramophone record.
funda
something, eg a tubular part in a piece of machinery, that covers as a sleeve of a garment does the arm.
manguito
-sleeved suffix having (a certain kind of) sleeve(s)
con mangas
a long-sleeved dress.
sleeveless adjective without sleeves
sin mangas
a sleeveless dress.
have/keep (something) up one’s sleeve to keep (a plan etc) secret for possible use at a later time
guardarse una carta en la manga
I’m keeping this idea up my sleeve for the time being.
(Definition of sleeve from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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