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Jan 16

sierra de vaivén

feminine noun (la), jigsaw, saber saw, reciprocating saw

Uso la sierra de vaivén para cortar curvas en madera.
I use a jigsaw to cut curves in wood.

jigsaw = caladora (Mex)

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Jan 15


masculine noun (el), neck, collar

En el accidente se lastimó el cuello y tuvo que usar un collarín durante 3 semanas.
She hurt her neck in the accident and had to wear a neck brace for 3 weeks.

El cuello de una camisa es lo que más se ensucia y es muy difícil de lavar.
The collar of a shirt is what gets the dirtiest and very hard to wash.

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Jan 14


masculine noun (el), lining, padding, cover, dust-cover, jacket, sheathing

¡Oh no! ¡Se me rompío el forro de mi chaqueta!
Oh no! I tore the lining of my jacket!

Siempre le dejo un forro a mis libros para que no se maltraten.
I always leave the cover on my books to protect them.

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Jan 13


verb, to stay, remain

¿Dónde permanecerás cuando visites la Ciudad de Mexico?
Where will you stay when you visit Mexico City?

Permaneció un mes en Roma.
He remained in Rome for one month.

Son versos que permanecerán en la memoria.
These are lines which will be remembered.

Permaneció en silencio antes de contestar.
He was silent for a while before answering.

Mi hermano permanece indeciso acerca de ir a estudiar en Tokio.
My brother remains undecided about going to study in Tokyo.

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Jan 12


verb, to set sail, weigh anchor, get underway

El barco zarpó por Grecia el jueves.
The ship set sail for Greece on Thursday.

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