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Inflexiones de 'horma' (n): fpl: hormas

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Principal Translations
horma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (molde)  (shoe)last nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (hat)block nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 En la fabricación de zapatos y sombreros su usa la horma para ajustar la prenda a las medidas del cliente.
 * The shoemaker uses a last while he is repairing shoes.
 
Additional Translations
horma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). Bol,. Col., Hond., Perú y Ven. (vasija)  (UK)mould nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (US)mold
 Tenemos que comprar una horma para hacer los panes de azúcar.
horma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (zapato: forma interior)  (inside of shoe)form, shape nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El zapato es de horma estrecha en la punta.
horma nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (muro seco)dry stone wall, rock fence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Un muro de piedra seca en el que no se utiliza argamasa es una horma.
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Compound Forms:
encontrar alguien la horma de su zapato vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial (encontrar rival de nivel)meet your match v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  find the perfect match v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
   (romantic)find the ideal mate v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Siempre se salía con la suya pero, esta vez, ha encontrado la horma de su zapato.
 * The champion always dominated every opponent, but not today. He's finally met his match.
 * He always went out with many girls, but this time he found the perfect match.
encontrar alguien la horma de su zapato vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). coloquial (chocar con alguien similar)meet your match v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Encontró en el nuevo subdirector la horma de su zapato y tuvo aprender a ceder.
 He met his match in the new assistant director, and had to learn to yield.
la horma de tu zapato   (opposition)meet one's match
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