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puño

  
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1      (Anat)   fist  
con el o a puño cerrado      with one's clenched fist  
apretar los puños        (lit)   to clench one's fists     (fig)   to struggle hard  
MODISMOS comerse los puños      to be starving  
MODISMOS como un puño        
su piso es como un puño      his flat is tiny o a matchbox  
es una verdad como un puño      it's as plain as a pikestaff  
MODISMOS mentiras como puños      whopping great lies *     
MODISMOS de mi/tu/su puño        
de puño y letra del poeta      in the poet's own handwriting  
ganar algo con los puños      to get sth by sheer hard work  
MODISMOS tener a algn (metido) en un puño      to have sb under one's thumb  
  puño de hierro   knuckle-duster  
    virgen       B  
2    [+de camisa, chaqueta]   cuff
3    [+de espada]   hilt  
[+de herramienta]  
handle, haft, grip  
[+de velero, vasija, puerta]  
handle
4    (=puñado)   handful, fistful
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
con el puño alzado exp.
with a raised fist

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
with one's clenched fist
exp.
in the poet's own handwriting
exp.
to clench one's fist
exp.
to clench one's fist
exp.
his flat is tiny {o} a matchbox
exp.
it's as plain as a pikestaff
exp.
to be the bitter {o} painful truth
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be tight-fisted
[Hum.] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to be very tight-fisted
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to have sb under one's thumb
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to clench one's fists
[Lit.]
exp.
to struggle hard
[Fig.]
exp.
to be starving
(MODISMOS)
exp.
whopping great lies
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to get sth by sheer hard work
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'puño' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
el puño cerrado
exp.
amenazar con el puño a algn
exp.
de su (propio) puño y letra
exp.
le dio con el puño justo en la cara
exp.
agitó su poderoso puño
exp.
golpear la mesa con el puño
exp.
tener a algn en un puño
(IDIOMS)
exp.
le tiene metido en un puño
exp.
amenazar a algn con el puño
exp.
golpear la mesa con el puño
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"puño": examples and translations in context
Su gordo puño atravesó el lienzo. His fat fist goes right through the canvas.
Su puño mide unos 90 milímetros. With a fist size of approximately 90 millimeters.
No te olvides de meter el puño, hombre. Can't forget to tuck in the cuff, man.
Comienza en mi puño izquierdo... y continúa por mi espalda. It starts at my left cuff... and continues right across my back.
Gente como él podría matarla con un simple puño. People like him... could be killed by me with a mere punch.
Dame un puño como te enseñé. Throw a punch like the way I taught you.
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