Android App
Get Spanish Word of the day on your android
¿Sabías que...?: ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre si no escrito separado y sino escrito junto?
whittle away / ir reduciendo
whittle away   whittle
A. -transitive verb + adverb
[+savings, amount]   ir reduciendo
·our sovereignty is gradually being whittled away
·poco a poco está mermando nuestra soberanía
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
·to whittle away at something
(literally)   tallar algo   (figurative)   ir reduciendo algo
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.
Search another word or see whittle away on Dictionary | Thesaurus
Word of the Day
just, recently
Phrase of the Day

Travel Narrative
Primer encuentro: ¡Encantada! / My roommate: first encounter
Copyright ©  2015, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Contact Us Help