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patch / remiendo
 
patch   [pætʃ]
A. -noun
1. (=mend)   (on clothing)   remiendo (m),   parche (m)   (on tyre, wound)   parche (m)
a. this book'noun not a patch on the other one   *   este libro no tiene ni punto de comparaciónoun con el otro
2. (=stain)   mancha (f)
(=small area)   pedazo (m)
·a patch of oil
·una mancha de aceite
·a patch of blue sky
·un pedazo de cielo azul,   un claro
·a patch of blue flowers
·un área de flores azules
·the team is going through a bad patch
·el equipo está pasando por una mala racha
·then we hit a bad patch of road
·dimos luego con un tramo de carretera bastante malo
3. (=piece of land)   parcela (f),   terreno (m)
4. *
(=territory)   territorio (m)
·but this is their patch
·pero éste es territorio de ellos
·they must get off our patch
tienen que largarse de nuestro territorio *
5. (computing)   ajuste (m)
B. -transitive verb
[+garment, hole]   remendar,   poner remiendos a
·a pair of patched jeans
·unos vaqueros con remiendos
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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