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Definición de “hug” en inglés

hug

verb [T] uk   /hʌɡ/ (-gg-) us  
B1 to hold someone close to your body with your arms, usually to show that you like, love, or value them: Have you hugged your child today? They hugged each other when they met at the station. Emily hugged her teddy bear tightly to her chest. She sat on the floor hugging her knees (= with her knees bent up against her chest and her arms around them). Whenever I travel in the city I make sure I hug my handbag tightly to me.Showing affectionTouching and feeling to stay very close to something or someone: The road hugs the coast for several miles, then turns inland. This type of car will hug (= not slide on) the road, even in the wettest conditions. a figure-hugging dressCloseness in distance and timeAbout to happen literary to keep something that makes you feel better or pleases you private or secret: I hugged the idea to myself all through dinner.Secrecy and privacy

hug

noun [C] uk   /hʌɡ/ us  
B1 the act of holding someone or something close to your body with your arms: Come here and give me a big hug. We always exchange hugs and kisses when we meet.Showing affectionTouching and feeling
(Definition of hug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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