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arm / brazo
 
arm   1   [ɑ:m]   -noun
1. (anatomy)   brazo (m)
a. with one'noun arms [folded] =   con los brazos cruzados
b. to [give] somebody one'noun arm =   dar el brazo a somebody, someone
c. to [hold] something/somebody in one'noun arms =   coger algo/a somebody, someone en brazos
d. arm [in] arm
·he walked arm in arm with his wife
·iba cogido del brazo de su mujer
·they were walking along arm in arm
·iban cogidos del brazo
e. they rushed [into] each other'noun arms =   corrieron a echarse uno en brazos del otro
·this pushed them into the arms of the French
·esto les obligó a buscar el apoyo de los franceses
f. he held it at arm'noun [length]   (literally)   lo sujetaba con el brazo extendido
g. she came in [on] her father'noun arm =   entró del brazo de su padre
h. with his coat [over] his arm =   con el abrigo sobre el brazo
i. to [put] one'noun arm(noun) round somebody =   abrazar a somebody, someone
j. within arm'noun [reach] =   al alcance de la mano
k. to [take] somebody'noun arm =   coger a somebody, someone del brazo
·to [take] somebody in one'noun arms
·tomar a somebody, someone en sus brazos
l. to [throw] one'noun arms round somebody'noun neck =   echar los brazos al cuello a somebody, someone
m. he had a parcel [under] his arm =   llevaba un paquete debajo del brazo or bajo el brazo
n. to cost an arm and a leg   *   costar un ojo de la cara *
o. to keep somebody at arm'noun length   (figurative)   mantener las distancias con somebody, someone
p. a list as long as your arm   una lista kilométrica
q. the (long or strong) arm of the law   el brazo de la ley
r. to welcome something/somebody with open arms   recibir algo/a somebody, someone con los brazos abiertos
s. to put the arm on somebody
(United States)   *   presionar a somebody, someone
t. I'd give my right arm to own it   daría mi brazo derecho por que fuera masculineío
chance  
fold  
twist  
2. (=part)
2.1. [of chair, river, crane, pick-up]   brazo (m)
b. [of spectacles]   patilla (f)
c. [of coat]   manga (f)
·arm of the [sea]
brazo (m) de mar
2.2. [of organization, company, also military]
(=division)   divisiónoun (f)
(=section)   secciónoun (f)   (politics)   brazo (m)
·the military arm of the Western alliance
·el brazo armado de la alianza occidental
·the political arm of a terrorist group
·el brazo político de un grupo terrorista
 
arm / arma
 
arm   2   [ɑ:m]
A. -noun
1. (=weapon)   arma (f)
a. to [bear] arms =   portar armas
b. to [lay down] one'noun arms =   deponer or rendir las armas
c. [order] arms! =   ¡descansen armas!
d. [present] arms! =   ¡presenten armas!
e. [shoulder] arms!
f. [slope] arms! =   ¡sobre el hombro, armas!
g. to [take up] arms (against something/somebody) =   tomar las armas (contra algo/somebody, someone)
h. by 1809 Britain had 817,000 men [under] arms =   en 1809 Gran Bretaña tenía 817.000 hombres en sus filas or en las fuerzas armadas
i. to be up in arms about something
·environment groups are up in arms about the plan
·los grupos ecologistas estánoun oponiéndose al plan enfurecidamente
·no need to get up in arms over such a small thing
·no hace falta poner el grito en el cielo or ponerse así por una cosa tan insignificante
rise  
2. arms
(=coat of arms)   escudo masculine singular de armas,   blasónoun masculine singular
B. -transitive verb
[+person, ship, nation]   armar,   proveer de armas
[+missile]   equipar
·to arm somebody [with] something
(literally)   armar a somebody, someone de or con algo   (figurative)   proveer a somebody, someone de algo
·to arm [o.noun.] with something
(literally)   armarse de or con algo   (figurative)   armarse de algo
·she had armed herself with a rifle
·se había armado de or con un rifle
·I armed myself with all the information I would need
·me armé de toda la informaciónoun que necesitaría
C. -intransitive verb   armarse   (against   contra)
D. -compound
·arms control   -noun   control (m) de armamento(noun)
·arms dealer   -noun   traficante masculine and feminine de armas
·arms embargo   -noun   embargo (m) de armas
·arms factory   -noun   feminineábrica (f) de armas
·arms limitation   -noun   límite (m) armamentístico
·arms manufacturer   -noun   fabricante masculine and feminine de armas
·the arms race   -noun   la carrera armamentística,   la carrera de armamentos
·arms reduction   -noun   reducciónoun (f) de armas
·arms trade   -noun   tráfico (m) de armas
 
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