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shrinking

  
a       adj  
[clothes]  
que encoge(n)  
[resources etc]  
que escasea(n)
b       cpd  
   shrinking violet             n     (fig)   tímido (-a)      m/f  , vergonzoso (-a)      m/f  
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n.
la compresión
[INFO]
n.
la reducción para hacer caber
[INFO]
exp.
color violeta
[US]
exp.
color violeta
[US]
exp.
la suave fragancia {or} la fragancia sutil de la violeta
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"shrinking violet": examples and translations in context
I can't say you're a shrinking violet. No creo que seas una tímida violeta.
Your lady is no shrinking violet when it comesto gamesmanship. Tu dama no es tímida violeta cuando de trata de maestría en juegos.
A rose in bloom, a shrinking violet? ? Una rosa en flor, una tímida violeta?
Whatever happened to Miss Shrinking Violet of yesteryear? ¿Qué le pasó a la Srta. Tímida Violeta del año pasado?
This is no time to play the shrinking violet. No hay tiempo para jugar a ser cobardes.
Dear Estella, I'm a shrinking violet myself. Querida Estella, yo mismo soy una violeta marchita.
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