Translation: from spanish

to take up a hem

  • 1 dobladillo

    m.
    hem.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: dobladillar.
    * * *
    2 (de pantalones) turn-up, US cuff
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de vestido] hem
    2) (=vuelta) [de pantalón] turn-up, cuff (EEUU)
    * * *

    subirle/bajarle el dobladillo a un vestido — to take up/let down the hem of a dress

    * * *
    = hem, cuff.
    Ex. If you have a favorite short dress and want to pull the hem down to today's fashionable length, just lower the hem.
    Ex. The traditional rule is this: you can have pleated pants without cuffs, but you cannot have flat-front pants with cuffs.
    ----
    * coser el dobladillo = hem.
    * hacer el dobladillo = hem.
    * meter el dobladillo = hem.
    * * *

    subirle/bajarle el dobladillo a un vestido — to take up/let down the hem of a dress

    * * *
    = hem, cuff.

    Ex: If you have a favorite short dress and want to pull the hem down to today's fashionable length, just lower the hem.

    Ex: The traditional rule is this: you can have pleated pants without cuffs, but you cannot have flat-front pants with cuffs.
    * coser el dobladillo = hem.
    * hacer el dobladillo = hem.
    * meter el dobladillo = hem.

    * * *
    hem
    subirle/bajarle el dobladillo a un vestido to take up/let down the hem of a dress
    * * *

    dobladillo sustantivo masculino
    hem
    dobladillo m Cost hem: hay que subirle el dobladillo, we need to shorten the hem
    ' dobladillo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bajar
    - coser
    - descosido
    - deshacer
    - emparejar
    - igualar
    - meter
    - orilla
    - prender
    - sacar
    - subir
    English:
    cuff
    - hem
    - turn-up
    - turn
    * * *
    [de traje, vestido] hem; [de pantalón] Br turn-up, US cuff;
    subir/bajar el dobladillo de un vestido to take up/lower the hem on a dress
    * * *
    m hem
    * * *
    : hem
    * * *
    dobladillo n hem

    Spanish-English dictionary > dobladillo

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