There are 2 main translations of hem in Spanish

: hem1hem2

hem1

dobladillo, n.

Pronunciation /hɛm//hɛm/

noun

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    dobladillo masculine
    basta feminine Chile
    to take up/let down the hem subir / meter/bajar / sacar el dobladillo
    • hems are going up/coming down this year este año se llevarán las faldas más cortas/largas
    • Nicole pulled out a purple dress enlaced with pearls on the hem and neckline.
    • It features a left chest patch pocket, a clean front, and a shirttail hem.
    • She got into a pastel pink dress with burgundy accents around the hem and neckline and went to see her father.
    • Patrik Cox has distinguished himself by the extensive use of rhinestones on stretch trousers, trimming pockets, hems and side seams with bands of glittering stones.
    • Check out these enhanced cargo pants from Zara, made from 100% cotton and featuring giant loops, oversized pockets and elastic hems.
    • The red ruffle detail dress is flirty and fun with frills falling from the hem and shoulder for a ravishing party look.
    • I bent down, discreetly holding the hem of my mini dress as down as it would go, and rolled the empty can of paint remover under the car behind me.
    • An overskirt of shimmering gauze bordered at the waist and hem with pearls matched the hems of her long sleeves and modest neckline of her bodice.
    • It looked to be made of white silk and the hem and edges were embroidered with iridescent velvet.
    • Top-stitched hems on denim garments tend to curl up to the outside.
    • He shoved his knife roughly into his pocket, wiped sweat quickly off his face, and tore a piece of cloth off the hem of his tunic.
    • Blue panels are stitched around the sleeves and the hem of the dress.
    • It was deep scarlet in color, with gold embroidery along the hem and the neckline.
    • The silhouette here is hourglass, with strong shoulders and hems flaring in sculptural flounces.
    • I sewed the armhole and neckline hems with a scant 1/4" seam; the bottom hem is about l/2".
    • Her deep rose silk robe had a square-cut neckline, and it, the cuffs, and the hem were edged in elaborate golden embroidery.
    • The latest collection includes delicate see-through dresses and tops featuring raw hems and ruche detailing.
    • The gown was made of the smoothest painted red silk with a red lace trim on the hem and the neckline, which swooped down low in a prettily way.
    • Add design interest to a neckline and sleeve or lower edge hems by using a contrasting fabric for facings.
    • I soaked my shirt cuffs and then the hem of my plaid skirt.

transitive verb

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    (sheet/dress/curtain) hacerle el dobladillo a
    (curtain/sheet/dress) hacerle la basta a Chile
    • Then she began hemming it to the ‘proper length’, which was a bit shorter than I was used to but not so short as to give my dad a heart attack.
    • I am only vaguely involved in this year's school production, but I am involved as I spent some time this weekend hemming the ends of tablecloths for it.
    • After measuring and cutting the canopy and headboard panel, narrowly hem the edges or bind them with coordinating binding strips.
    • Short-sleeve style S500T is double-needle hemmed at the sleeve cuffs and is constructed without a back pleat.
    • She took a few pins out of her mouth and began hemming the dress she was working on.
    • I could also repair some of his duds - hem his trousers, and so on.
    • It has a tailored collar with top button loop, hemmed sleeves, matte pearl buttons, a double-layer back yoke with pleats, left chest pocket and a clean-finish hem with side vents.
    • The easiest hemming method is to zigzag or serge the raw edge and catch-stitch the hem in place, first midway into the hem, then at the hem edge.
    • The sleeves and the bottom of the jacket are hemmed with a narrow band of elasticized fabric.
    • To cover our buffet table, we bought fabric by the yard and hemmed the ends.
    • Construct the reversible top following the same method as for the jumper - so the lower hemmed edges hang free of each other.
    • And since people are different heights, shouldn't shorts be hemmed so that the shorts appear in proportion to the person's height?
    • It has a scoop neck, hemmed sleeves, topstitched shoulders, and an even hem bottom.
    • She hemmed the edges for your white handkerchiefs.
    • Moreover, overlocking seams and hemming garments are not necessary because the fabric doesn't fray.
    • Other quick-change options include crocheted doilies, printed tea towels, monogrammed napkins, or hemmed fabric remnants.
    • ‘Here you go, I even hemmed it for you,’ she said, handing me the ugliest garment I had ever seen.
    • Each was made from a long rectangular piece of cloth, hemmed on each long side to allow a cord to be inserted at the top, and a light plastic plumbing tube at the bottom.
    • When hemming denim, you can run into some problems when you turn up the seams and find that you have up to 6 thicknesses of fabric to penetrate.
    • To sew a new patch on a uniform, she charges $2; hemming a pair of slacks costs just $3.

There are 2 main translations of hem in Spanish

: hem1hem2

hem2

Pronunciation /hɛm//hɛm/

exclamation

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    ahem
    • Still staying off the sugar and to be honest, the proof will come when, eh hem, that other monthly thing arrives.
    • In truth I had slept about 3 hours and breakfast had been a pint of Stella — ah hem.
    • Wang apparently forgot to ask about the keys for the machine when he purchased it for the, uh hem, bargain price of $75 off a man in East Harlem.

intransitive verb

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    (clear throat)
    carraspear