tramar


tramar
v.
1 to weave (hilo).
2 to plot.
estar tramando algo to be up to something
Fraguamos un plan We concoct a plan.
3 to scheme to.
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tramar
verbo transitivo
1 (tejidos) to weave
2 figurado (maquinar) to plot, cook up
¿qué estás tramando? what are you up to?
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verb
1) to plot, devise
2) weave
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1. VT
1) (=tejer) to weave
2) [+ engaño, enredo] to plan, plot; [+ complot] to lay, hatch

están tramando algo — they're up to sth

¿qué estarán tramando? — I wonder what they're up to?

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo <engaño> to devise; <venganza> to plot; <complot> to hatch, lay

¿qué andan tramando? — what are you up to? (colloq)

2.
tramarse v pron (enf) to plot, scheme
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= be up to, weave, engineer, plot, scheme, cook up, concoct.
Ex. When I saw what he was up to, I drew back for a punch and hit him so hard on the nose that he fell on his back and lay there for some time, so that his wife stood over him and cried out 'Mercy! You've done my husband in!'.
Ex. You cannot get pleasure from a literary book until you have 'lived inside it' -- have discovered the patterns of event, of character, of language, of meaning, being woven in it.
Ex. So, in telephone transmission the bandwidth of each speech circuit is engineered to be 4kHz.
Ex. The Moral Majority, a coalition of religious groups, is a collective name for a group of Americans who regularly plot the defeat of incumbent politicians who do not support their views.
Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
Ex. He believes that most political brouhahas are cooked up to divert the public's attention from the real terrorism.
Ex. Their unquenchable thirst for revenge enabled them to concoct a diabolical scheme.
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* andar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
* estar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
* estar tramando alguna barrabasada = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
* tramar una conspiración = hatch + plot, spin + conspiracy.
* tramar un complot = hatch + plot.
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1.
verbo transitivo <engaño> to devise; <venganza> to plot; <complot> to hatch, lay

¿qué andan tramando? — what are you up to? (colloq)

2.
tramarse v pron (enf) to plot, scheme
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= be up to, weave, engineer, plot, scheme, cook up, concoct.

Ex: When I saw what he was up to, I drew back for a punch and hit him so hard on the nose that he fell on his back and lay there for some time, so that his wife stood over him and cried out 'Mercy! You've done my husband in!'.

Ex: You cannot get pleasure from a literary book until you have 'lived inside it' -- have discovered the patterns of event, of character, of language, of meaning, being woven in it.
Ex: So, in telephone transmission the bandwidth of each speech circuit is engineered to be 4kHz.
Ex: The Moral Majority, a coalition of religious groups, is a collective name for a group of Americans who regularly plot the defeat of incumbent politicians who do not support their views.
Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
Ex: He believes that most political brouhahas are cooked up to divert the public's attention from the real terrorism.
Ex: Their unquenchable thirst for revenge enabled them to concoct a diabolical scheme.
* andar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
* estar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
* estar tramando alguna barrabasada = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
* tramar una conspiración = hatch + plot, spin + conspiracy.
* tramar un complot = hatch + plot.

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tramar [A1 ]
vt
1 ‹engaño› to devise; ‹venganza› to plot; ‹complot› to hatch, lay
¿qué andas tramando? what are you plotting o scheming?, what are you up to? (colloq)
2 (Col) ‹lector/público› to absorb
me tramó la conferencia I was totally absorbed by the lecture, the lecture really captured my interest
tramarse
v pron
(enf) to plot, scheme
¿qué se estarán tramando? I wonder what they're plotting o scheming
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tramar (conjugate tramar) verbo transitivoengañoto devise;
venganzato plot;
complotto hatch, lay;
¿qué andan tramando? what are they up to? (colloq)

tramar vtr (un engaño, conspiración, plan) to plot: ¿qué estará tramando? what is he up to?

'tramar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
planear
- traerse
- traer
English:
concoct
- cook up
- hatch
- plot
- up to
- brew
- engineer
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tramar vt
1. [planear] to plot;
[complot] to hatch;
un plan tramado por sus enemigos a plot hatched by her enemies;
estar tramando algo to be up to something
2. [hilo] to weave
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tramar
v/t complot hatch
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tramar vt
1) : to plot, to plan
2) : to weave
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tramar vb to plot [pt. & pp. plotted]

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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