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Spanish translation of 'linen'

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[ˈlɪnɪn ]
1.  (cloth) lino m
(household linen) ropa f blanca
(bed linen) ropa f de cama
(table linen) mantelería f
clean linen ropa f limpia
dirty linen ropa f sucia or para lavar
▪ idiom: to wash one's dirty linen in public (British) sacar a relucir los trapos sucios
de lino

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Example Sentences Including 'linen'

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Use it for curtains, tablecloths and bed linen.
Churchill, Jane (ed.) Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)
Available with two or three bedrooms sleeping up to eight, bed linen is included and beds will be made up for your arrival.
The Sun (2017)
Higher quality interiors and the added convenience of made-up beds on arrival if bed linen is hired.
The Sun (2016)
If you hire bed linen, beds will be made up for your arrival.
The Sun (2017)
Meanwhile cotton or linen handkerchiefs are so last century.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Pale linen suits and cotton shirts are as popular as lightweight suits for men.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
So do budget homeware like cutlery and bed linen as a new batch of students leave home.
The Sun (2013)
The nurses were refusing to allow dirty old linen trolleys into it.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Then you need to add plants, crisp white bed linen and some artwork.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
There are two double rooms and three twin rooms, all en suite and set over two floors, with whitewashed walls and crisp cotton linen.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You need some cool white cotton or linen ones for day.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Please politely look the other way while we wash our particularly dirty linen.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Sport needs to wash its dirty linen.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
At the back of the aircraft was a single bed made up with crisp white linens.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Buy an oversized man's shirt in linen or cotton.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He's got a linen shirt that needs a bit of work.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
That night, I lay in bed under linen with a thread count of about four.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The campfire, linen tablecloth and flickering lamps pile on the magic.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The elegant dining room has linen tablecloths, but retains bags of character with its oak beams.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The pillows here are amazing and the bed linen very luxurious.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The sense of luxury extends to the oversized bathrooms and the lush bed linen.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Why are linen suits still a default choice for men in summer?
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
All hurtful stuff and not helped by washing dirty linen in public.
The Sun (2017)
What most women of this age need is a white linen jacket.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You do get maid service and bed linen.
The Sun (2008)
But in the present times a creditable day labourer would be ashamed to appear in public without a linen shirt.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Does not owning a linen shirt make you poor?
Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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'linen' in Other Languages

British English: linen /ˈlɪnɪn/ NOUN
Linen is a kind of cloth that is made from a plant called flax.
...a white linen suit.
  • American English: linen
  • Arabic: كَتّاْنُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: linho
  • Chinese: 亚麻布
  • Croatian: lan
  • Czech: plátno tkanina
  • Danish: linned
  • Dutch: linnen
  • European Spanish: lino
  • Finnish: pellava
  • French: lin
  • German: Leinen
  • Greek: λινό
  • Italian: lino
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 리넨
  • Norwegian: lin
  • Polish: płótno bielizna
  • European Portuguese: linho
  • Romanian: olandăpânză de in
  • Russian: льняная ткань
  • Spanish: lino
  • Swedish: linne
  • Thai: ผ้าลินิน
  • Turkish: keten kumaş
  • Ukrainian: лляне полотно
  • Vietnamese: vải lanh


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