coser


coser
v.
1 to sew.
coser un botón to sew on a button
Ella pega botones She sews on buttons.
2 to staple (together).
3 to be easy. (informal figurative)
ser coser y cantar to be child's play o a piece of cake
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coser
verbo transitivo
1 (unir) to sew; (un botón) to sew on; (pespuntes etc) to stitch
le cosí los pantalones I sewed up her trousers
2 MEDICINA to stitch up
3 (grapar) to staple together
4 figurado (unir) to join
5 figurado (atravesar) to pierce
coser a balazos to riddle with bullets
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FRASEOLOGÍA
coser a puñaladas familiar to cut to pieces
eso es coser y cantar familiar it's plain sailing, it's a piece of cake, it's child's play
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verb
1) to sew
2) stitch
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1. VT
1) [+ vestido] to sew, sew up; [+ botón] to sew on, stitch on

es cosa de coser y cantar — it's easy as pie *, it's as simple as ABC *

2) (Med) to stitch, stitch up; (Náut) to lash

coser con grapas — to staple

3) (=unir) to unite, join closely (con to)
4)
2.
VI to sew
3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) (Indum, Tex) <dobladillo> to sew; <botón> to sew on; <agujero> to sew (up)

cóselo a máquina — sew o do it on the machine

ser coser y cantar — to be as easy as pie

b) <herida> to stitch
2.
coser vi to sew
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= stitch, sew (together), stitch together.
Ex. At the other end of the scale, controversial pamphlets, and such things as single poems, plays, or sermons were normally sold stitched.
Ex. Assemble the sections in the correct order and sew them together over tapes or cords.
Ex. The codex book was originally a group of leaves folded and gathered into quires which were then stitched together and to other quires as necessary.
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* coser el dobladillo = hem.
* coser y cantar = plain sailing, walkover.
* máquina de coser = sewing machine.
* máquina de coser libros = book-sewing machine.
* tan fácil como coser y cantar = as simple as ABC.
* * *
1.
verbo transitivo
a) (Indum, Tex) <dobladillo> to sew; <botón> to sew on; <agujero> to sew (up)

cóselo a máquina — sew o do it on the machine

ser coser y cantar — to be as easy as pie

b) <herida> to stitch
2.
coser vi to sew
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= stitch, sew (together), stitch together.

Ex: At the other end of the scale, controversial pamphlets, and such things as single poems, plays, or sermons were normally sold stitched.

Ex: Assemble the sections in the correct order and sew them together over tapes or cords.
Ex: The codex book was originally a group of leaves folded and gathered into quires which were then stitched together and to other quires as necessary.
* coser el dobladillo = hem.
* coser y cantar = plain sailing, walkover.
* máquina de coser = sewing machine.
* máquina de coser libros = book-sewing machine.
* tan fácil como coser y cantar = as simple as ABC.

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coser [E1 ]
vt
1 (Indum, Tex) to sew
coser un dobladillo to sew a hem
¿me coses este botón? will you sew this button on for me?
zapatos de suela cosida shoes with stitched soles
cosió la falda a mano she made the skirt by hand
cóselo a máquina use the machine to sew it, sew o do it on the machine
ser coser y cantar to be as easy as falling off a log, to be child's play
2 ‹herida› to stitch
■ coser
vi
to sew
les cose a los hijos she makes her children's clothes
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coser (conjugate coser) verbo transitivo
a)dobladilloto sew;

botónto sew on;
agujeroto sew (up);
cóselo a máquina sew it on the machine

b)heridato stitch

verbo intransitivo
to sew
coser verbo transitivo
1 to sew
2 Med to stitch up
♦ Locuciones: familiar es coser y cantar, it's a piece of cake
'coser' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
esto
- liarse
- máquina
- pegar
- aguja
- hilvanar
- labor
- molde
English:
burr
- machine
- sailing
- sew
- sew on
- sew up
- sewing machine
- stitch
- cotton
- mend
- sewing
- splice
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coser
vt
1. [ropa, vestido] to sew;
coser un botón to sew on a button
2. [herida] to stitch (up)
3. [con grapas] to staple (together)
4. Comp
coser a alguien a balazos to riddle sb with bullets;
coser a alguien a cuchilladas to stab sb repeatedly
vi
to sew;
Comp
Fam
ser coser y cantar to be child's play o a piece of cake
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coser
v/t sew;
ser coser y cantar fam be dead easy fam ;
coser a tiros riddle with bullets
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coser vt
1) : to sew
2) : to stitch up
coser vi
: to sew
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coser vb
1. (en general) to sew [pt. sewed; pp. sewn]
¿sabes coser? can you sew?
2. (botón) to sew on
te voy a coser este botón I'm going to sew this button on for you
3. (herida) to stitch
ser coser y cantar to be plain sailing

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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