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yarn

noun uk   /jɑːn/ us    /jɑːrn/

yarn noun (THREAD)

[C or U] thread used for making cloth or for knitting

yarn noun (STORY)

[C] a story, usually a long one with a lot of excitement or interest: He knew how to spin a good yarn (= tell a good story).
Translations of “yarn”
in Spanish hilo…
in French fil…
in German das Garn…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線, 紗, 紗線…
in Russian пряжа, история, байка…
in Turkish dokuma/örgü ipliği, palavra, uydurma hikaye…
in Chinese (Simplified) 线, 纱, 纱线…
in Polish przędza, (zmyślona) historia lub opowieść…
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