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sew

verb /səu/ ( past tense sewed, past participle sewn)
to make, stitch or attach with thread, using a needle
coser
She sewed the pieces together Have you sewn my button on yet?
sewer noun
costurero
She’s a good sewer.
sewing noun the activity of sewing
costura
I was taught sewing at school.
work to be sewn
costura
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.
coser, remendar
sewn up adjective completely settled or arranged
arreglar, acordar
The contract is all sewn up.
to sew (not sow) a button on.
Translations of “sew”
in Korean 바느질 하다…
in Arabic يَخيط…
in French coudre…
in Italian cucire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 縫, 做針線活, 縫製(衣服)…
in Russian шить…
in Turkish dikmek…
in Polish szyć…
in Portuguese costurar, coser…
in German nähen…
in Catalan cosir…
in Japanese ~を縫う, 縫い付ける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缝, 做针线活儿, 缝制(衣服)…
(Definition of sew from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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