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pierna

  
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1      (Anat)   leg  
en piernas      bare-legged  
estirar las piernas      to stretch one's legs  
mañana iremos hasta el pueblo para hacer piernas      we'll walk into the village tomorrow to get some exercise o for the exercise  
MODISMOS dormir a pierna suelta o tendida      to sleep like a log *     
MODISMOS salir por piernas      *   to take one's heels, leg it *     
2    (=muslo de animal)   leg  
pierna de cordero      leg of lamb  
3    [+de letra]   stroke  ,   (con pluma)    downstroke
4      (Cono Sur)   player
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
pierna de cordero exp.
leg of lamb

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
I've got a broken leg
exp.
to have one's leg in a (plaster) cast
exp.
I've broken my leg
v.
sleep tight
v.
sleep like a log
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to sleep like a log
(MODISMOS)
exp.
raise your right leg
exp.
have a leg in plaster
exp.
she has a limp in her left leg
exp.
she's limping on her left leg
exp.
to injure one's leg
exp.
he broke his leg
exp.
I can't feel my leg
exp.
his leg was put in a (plaster) cast {o} in plaster
exp.
to do one's back/leg in
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'pierna' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
pierna de madera
exp.
dormir a pierna suelta
(IDIOMS)
n.
la pierna de carnero
exp.
tener una pierna coja
exp.
una pierna de cordero
exp.
una pierna hecha trizas
[Fig.]
exp.
romperse la pierna
exp.
me duele la pierna
exp.
me pica la pierna
exp.
me duele la pierna
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"pierna": examples and translations in context
Es esta pierna donde me hirieron. It's this leg, where I got hit.
No querrás arrastrar esa pierna toda la mañana. You don't want to drag that poor leg around all morning.
Presenta infección o gangrena en la pierna. You have an infection or gangrene on the leg.
Si sigue extendiéndose, amputaré la pierna. If it's still spreading, we'll take the leg.
Una cortada en la pierna llega al hueso. There's also a big cut in his leg, it's right down to the bone.
Perdió una pierna en Wilson's Creek. Gave up a leg at Wilson's Creek.
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