Translation of neaten in Spanish:

neaten

arreglar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈnitn//ˈniːt(ə)n/

transitive verb

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    (room/papers) arreglar
    (room/papers) ordenar
    neaten the edges iguala los bordes
    • he should neaten up his appearance debería esmerarse un poco en su arreglo
    • Secure and neaten the end of a serged seam with one of the following techniques.
    • There I was, neatening up my office one leisurely day in January.
    • Her thin hands slide over her clothes and hair, trying to neaten her appearance.
    • She stood up, too hastily, all of a sudden interested in neatening the bed she had left unmade for days.
    • Stretching my legs, I pulled down the skirt I was wearing and tried to neaten my shirt.
    • Using a long, serrated knife, neaten the ends and cut into 2cm-thick slices.
    • The edge is uneven, and it is my job to neaten it up to make it as straight and mechanical as possible.
    • The cover is a useful thing to neaten up cable dressing, but the latches need some work.
    • She had sewn up the ragged edge where she had torn off her shirt sleeve, and neatened the piece of cloth into a proper head scarf.
    • I was thinking about neatening it up and presenting it online in a more clearly worked-through form, but perhaps this is as good a time as any…
    • She shook her head and stood a stack of photos on edge, knocking them against the desktop to neaten them up.
    • I neatened myself up and then slowly opened the door with a smile on my face.
    • I was neatening a table of books when they walked by, Laura was giving him a tour.
    • The desk was piled with books and paper, it looked like someone had made a half-hearted attempt to neaten the stacks.
    • Lay one pasta sheet on a clean surface and trim the edges to neaten.
    • I find that this additional activity is embraced by the students, allowing them to add more color to their work and neaten up some less-than-perfect prints.
    • I tore the page out, then grabbed a pair of scissors and cut the loose edges away, neatened the page up and spread it flat on my bed.
    • If you use a nailfile to neaten the edge, only file in one direction.
    • You just empty trashcans, neaten up your work area and answer customer service calls.
    • There is still so much to do, but I have a cleaning service scheduled for next Thursday, so it's mostly just getting the house neatened up and all the bits put away.