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Hilo

Léxico relacionado con la costura I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/24/2002
Word: Hilo
(HI-lo), nombre masculino
English: thread, yarn
Etymology: Del latín filum
Meaning: 1. Fibra larga y fina de material vegetal o sintética que se usa para tejer telas o para coser, como el algodón, la lana o el rayón.
2. Filamento o hebra de cualquier material flexible.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la costura I
Example:

“Colgar de un hilo”: estar una persona o una cosa en una situación poco segura, en peligro. “Mantener al hilo”: mantener (una persona) a otra persona informada de un asunto.

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