bordar


bordar
v.
to embroider.
la actriz borda el papel de Cleopatra the actress is outstanding in the role of Cleopatra
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bordar
verbo transitivo
1 to embroider
2 figurado to perform exquisitely
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VT
1) (Cos) to embroider

bordado a mano — hand-embroidered

2) (=hacer perfectamente) to do supremely well

ha bordado su papel — she was excellent in her part

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verbo transitivo
a) <sábana/blusa> to embroider

lo bordó a mano — she embroidered it by hand

b) <papel> to play ... brilliantly
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= embroider.
Ex. This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.
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verbo transitivo
a) <sábana/blusa> to embroider

lo bordó a mano — she embroidered it by hand

b) <papel> to play ... brilliantly
* * *
= embroider.

Ex: This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.

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bordar [A1 ]
vt
1 ‹sábana/blusa› to embroider
lo bordó a mano she embroidered it by hand o hand-embroidered it
bordado a máquina machine-embroidered
2 ‹interpretación/papel› to play … brilliantly
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bordar (conjugate bordar) verbo transitivosábana/blusato embroider;
lo bordó a mano she embroidered it by hand

bordar verbo transitivo
1 (una interpretación, un trabajo) to do excellently
2 Cost to embroider

'bordar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
cañamazo
- labor
English:
embroider
- stitch
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bordar vt
1. [coser] to embroider;
bordar algo a mano to hand-embroider sth
2. [hacer bien] to do excellently;
bordó el examen she did excellently in the exam;
la selección bordó su actuación the team gave an excellent performance;
la actriz borda el papel de Cleopatra the actress is outstanding in the role of Cleopatra
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bordar
v/t embroider;
bordar algo fig do sth brilliantly
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bordar v
: to embroider
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bordar vb to embroider

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • bordar — (Quizá del germ. *brŭzdan, infl. por borde1). 1. tr. Adornar con bordaduras una tela u otra materia. Bordar un mantel. U. t. c. intr. [m6]No sabe bordar. 2. Reproducir con bordaduras una figura. Bordar una flor. 3. Ejecutar algo con arte y primor …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Bordar — Bord ar, n. [LL. bordarius, fr. borda a cottage; of uncertain origin.] A villein who rendered menial service for his cottage; a cottier. [1913 Webster] The cottar, the bordar, and the laborer were bound to aid in the work of the home farm. J. R.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bordar — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: bordar bordando bordado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. bordo bordas borda bordamos bordáis bordan… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

  • bordar — verbo transitivo,intr. 1. Hacer (una persona) [una labor de adorno] sobre [una cosa] con aguja e hilo: Marina ha bordado una mantelería. Se le da muy bien bordar a mano. Bordé en …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • bordar — v. tr. 1. Ornar de desenhos feitos à agulha. 2. Guarnecer a borda de. 3.  [Figurado] Entremear (o discurso) com flores de retórica, anedotas, etc. • v. intr. 4. Fazer bordados.   ‣ Etimologia: francês broder …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • bordar — (Del germ. bruzdon.) ► verbo transitivo 1 TEXTIL Adornar la tela o la piel con bordados: ■ bordó el mantel con hilos de seda. 2 coloquial Actuar o hacer una cosa con arte y perfección: ■ el actor bordó su interpretación. * * * bordar (¿del germ.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • bordar — {{#}}{{LM B05779}}{{〓}} {{ConjB05779}}{{\}}CONJUGACIÓN{{/}}{{SynB05910}} {{[}}bordar{{]}} ‹bor·dar› {{《}}▍ v.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{♂}}Referido a un tejido,{{♀}} adornarlo con bordados: • He bordado un mantel.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} {{♂}}Referido a una… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Bordar — One who holds land of his *lord in return for menial work; a low ranking *villein; generously, a smallholder. He might have had five acres but would not have been able to supply even one ox to a ploughteam. In *DB the bordar was referred to by… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • bordar — (v) (Intermedio) crear adornos sobre una tela con aguja e hilo Ejemplos: He bordado una servilleta para mi mamá. ¿Quién te enseñó a bordar? Sinónimos: recamar …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • bordar — v tr (Se conjuga como amar) 1 Elaborar, sobre tela o piel, figuras en relieve con hilo y aguja, combinando generalmente distintos tipos de puntadas para adornar prendas, manteles, tapices: Por las tardes se reunía con sus amigas a tejer y a… …   Español en México

  • bordar — noun A person ranking below villeins and above serfs in the social hierarchy of a manor, holding just enough land to feed a family (about 5 acres) and required to provide labour on the demesne on specified days of the week …   Wiktionary


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