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hilo  

      sm  
1      (Cos)   thread, yarn  
tela de hilo        (Méx)   linen cloth  
coser al hilo      to sew on the straight, sew with the weave  
MODISMOS a hilo      continuously, uninterruptedly  
MODISMOS al hilo      in a row, on the trot, running  
MODISMOS contar algo del hilo al ovillo      to tell sth without omitting a single detail  
MODISMOS dar mucho hilo que torcer      to cause a lot of trouble  
MODISMOS escapar con el hilo en una pata        (Caribe, Cono Sur)  
*   to get out of a tight corner, wriggle out of a jam *     
MODISMOS estar al hilo      to be watchful, be on the look-out  
MODISMOS estar hecho un hilo      to be as thin as a rake  
MODISMOS mover los hilos      to pull strings  
MODISMOS pender de un hilo      to hang by a thread  
  hilo dental   dental floss  
  hilo de perlas   string of pearls  
  hilo de zurcir   darning wool
2    (=cable)   [+de metal]   thin wire  
[+de electricidad]  
wire, flex  
[+de teléfono]  
line  
  hilo de tierra   earth wire, ground wire   (EEUU)     
  hilo directo   direct line, hot line  
  hilo musical   piped music
3    (=chorro)   [+de líquido]   thin stream, trickle  
[+de gente]  
thin line  
MODISMOS decir algo con un hilo de voz      to say sth in a thin o barely audible voice  
MODISMOS irse tras el hilo de la gente      to follow the crowd  
  hilo de humo   thin line of smoke, plume of smoke
4      (Bot)   fibre, fiber   (EEUU)  , filament
5    (=lino)   linen  
traje de hilo      linen dress o suit  
  hilo de bramante   twine  
  hilo de Escocia   lisle, strong cotton
6    (=curso)   [+de conversación]   thread  
[+de vida]  
course  
[+de pensamientos]  
train  
el hilo conductor      the theme o leitmotiv  
coger el hilo      to pick up the thread  
perder el hilo      to lose the thread  
seguir el hilo      [+de razonamiento]   to follow, understand  
   hilo argumental          story line, plot
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
storyline
exp.
line of the plot
nm.
wire
[INFO]
exp.
continuously
(MODISMOS)
exp.
uninterruptedly
(MODISMOS)
exp.
running
(MODISMOS)
exp.
in a row
(MODISMOS)
exp.
on the trot
(MODISMOS)
exp.
linen cloth
[Latam] Méx
exp.
sew with the weave
exp.
to pick up the thread
exp.
to sew on the straight
exp.
linen dress {o} suit
exp.
to follow
exp.
understand
nm.
conductor wire
[INFO]
nm.
wireline
[BIZ]
exp.
to be watchful
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to lose the thread
exp.
be on the look-out
(MODISMOS)
exp.
the theme {o} leitmotiv
exp.
to hang by a thread
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be as thin as a rake
(MODISMOS)
exp.
miser
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to cause a lot of trouble
(MODISMOS)
exp.
the thread goes through the hole
exp.
a wire wound around the cable
exp.
to tell sth without omitting a single detail
(MODISMOS)
exp.
the loose threads just need cutting off
exp.
to follow the crowd
(MODISMOS)
exp.
wriggle out of a jam
[Latam] Caribe, Cono Sur;(MODISMOS)

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