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Translation of "ply" - English-Spanish dictionary

ply

verb   /plaɪ/
to sell or to work regularly at something, especially at a job that involves selling things ejercer, vender Fishermen in small boats ply their trade up and down the coast. Dealers are openly plying drugs in school playgrounds. The market traders were loudly plying their wares.2440
→  Phrasal verbs ply sb with sth
noun [no plural]   /plaɪ/
the particular number of threads from which wool, rope, etc. is made, used as a measure of its thickness cabo, hebra six balls of four-ply (wool) What ply do you need for that knitting pattern?1400
the particular number of layers from which plywood or tissue is formed, used as a measure of its thickness chapa Will three-ply (= woolmade from three layers stuck together) be strong enough for making a shelf?1400
(Definition of ply from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

ply

verb /plai/ ( past tense, past participle plied)
an old word for to work at ejercer He plies his trade as weaver.
to use (a tool etc) vigorously. manejar
to keep supplying no parar de ofrecer They plied their guests with drink.
(Definition of ply from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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