(to) sew

(to) sew
(to) sew /səʊ/
(pass. sewed, p. p. sewn, sewed), v. t. e i.
1 cucire: to sew a dress, cucire un vestito; to sew linen, cucir tela; cucire in bianco
2 attaccare, rammendare (cucendo): to sew a button on (o onto) a shirt, attaccare un bottone a una camicia
to sew back on, ricucire, riattaccare (un bottone staccato, un arto tranciato, ecc.) □ to sew in a band, attaccare un nastro (cucendolo) □ to sew in a patch, fare un rammendo □ to sew up, cucire, rammendare; (med.) cucire, ricucire; (fam.) portare a termine, concludere (un affare, ecc.); (fam.) assicurarsi, vincere (un'elezione, ecc.); (fam.) accaparrarsi, monopolizzare: to sew up a wound, cucire una ferita; I've got the contract sewed up, mi sono assicurato il contratto □ (fam.) to be sewed up, essere ubriaco fradicio.

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