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ténder

  
      sm  
  (Ferro)  
tender  


tender  
a       vt  
1    (=extender)  
  [+herido, paciente]  
to lay  
  [+mantel]  
to spread  
lo tendieron en la cama      they laid him on the bed  
tendieron el cadáver sobre el suelo      they laid the corpse out on the floor  
tendí la toalla sobre la arena      I spread the towel (out) on the sand  
2    (=colgar)  
  [+ropa]  
to hang out  
  [+cuerda]  
to stretch
3    (=alargar)  
  [+lápiz, libro]  
to hold out  
me tendió la mano      he stretched o held out his hand to me  
4      [+trampa]   to set, lay  
le tendieron una trampa      they set o laid a trap for him  
nos han tendido una emboscada      we've been ambushed  
5    (=construir)  
  [+puente, ferrocarril]  
to build  
  [+cable, vía]  
to lay
6      (LAm)  
tender la cama      to make the bed  
tender la mesa      to lay the table, set the table  
7      [+arco]   to draw
b       vi  
1    tender a hacer algo      to tend to do sth  
en octubre las temperaturas tienden a bajar      temperatures tend to fall in October  
las prendas de lana tienden a encoger      woollen clothes tend to shrink  
2    tender a algo      to tend to o towards sth  
tiende al egocentrismo      she tends to self-centredness  
la inflación tiende al alza      the trend is for inflation to go up  
el color tiende a verde      the colour is verging on o has a tendency towards green  
las plantas tienden a la luz      plants grow o turn towards the light  
c    tenderse      vpr  
1    (=acostarse)   to lie down, stretch (o.s.) out
2    [caballo]   to run at full gallop
3      (Naipes)   to lay down
4    anticuado   (=despreocuparse)   to give up, let things go
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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tender, tender, tendear, tendero

tender puente vi.
build bridges

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to offer a compromise
(MODISMOS)
exp.
go part-way to meet sb's wishes
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to tend to {o} towards sth
exp.
to make the bed
exp.
to hang out the washing
exp.
set the table
exp.
to lay the table
vi.
build bridges
exp.
to hang out the washing
exp.
to offer a compromise
(MODISMOS)
exp.
go part-way to meet sb's wishes
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to tend to do sth
exp.
to lay an ambush for
exp.
to set {o} lay a trap for sb
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to set {o} lay a trap for sb
v.
reach out to someone
[Fig.] figuratively and literally.
exp.
to set a trap for sb
exp.
to make it as easy as possible for sb
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'ténder' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
tender a
exp.
tender hacia
[Fig.]
v.
extender ; tender
exp.
tender la mano
vt.
tender una emboscada
v.
tender una emboscada a
v.
tender una emboscada a
exp.
tender a hacer algo
exp.
tender a hacer algo
exp.
tender una trampa a algn para incriminarlo
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"ténder": examples and translations in context
En este caso, el ténder podía contener unos 9 m3 de agua y hasta 5000 kgs. de carbón. In this case, the tender could contain about 9 m3 of water and up to 5000 kgs. of coal.
Así es que béseme ténder, Ámeme verdadero So kiss me tender, love me true
La quinta emisión de la serie está dedicada a una locomotora de vapor 040 y ténder. The fifth issue of the series is dedicated to a steam locomotive 040 and tender.
Se trata de locomotora y ténder, ésto es con el depósito de agua y combustible en un vehículo remolcado por la máquina y no incorporado en la misma. This is a steam locomotive and tender, that means with the fuel and water tank in a vehicle towed by the machine and not incorporated in it.
¡Doc! - ¡Desata los vagones desde el ténder! Doc! - Uncouple the cars from the tender!
Construida por BMAG (ex Schwarzkopf) para la DRG, la 52221 fue a parar en 1945 al ÖBB, donde se montó un escape Giesl y un ténder con cabina como la 152221, antes de volver a su número original en 1963. Built by BMAG (ex S chwarzkopf) for the DRG, 52221 stayed with the OBB in 1945, where it received a Giesl ejector, and a cab tender, as 152221 until it was renumbered back to it's original number in 1963.
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