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English Word: socks

Spanish Word: los calcetines
The Spanish Word for socks
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Translated sentences containing 'socks'
The socks are dirty.
Los calcetines están sucios.
Can you wash the socks?
¿Puede lavar los calcetines?
The socks are too long / short.
Los calcetines son demasiado largos / cortos.
to take off one's stockings / socks
quitarse las medias

Now we need to pull our socks up.
Es hora de poner el máximo empeño.
That is why the European Union must also do its bit and pull up its socks.
Por este motivo, la Unión Europea también debe hacer su aportación y esforzarse.
Furthermore, the Commission has promised to pull up its socks by carrying out fewer tasks.
Además, la Comisión ha prometido efectuar un mejor trabajo realizando menos tareas.
In short, no, we cannot legislate in relation to goods by rail as we do with other products, as if we were talking about socks.
Definitivamente no, no se puede legislar sobre el ferrocarril de mercancías como sobre otros productos, como si se tratara de calcetines.
There will be seignorage and the euro will be stashed away in safes and socks.
Surgirá el «seigniorage», en todo el mundo se guardarán los euros en cajas fuertes y en calcetines.
In general within Europe this makes companies pull up their socks, improve their products and services, try harder globally.
En general, dentro de Europa esto hace que las empresas se esmeren, mejoren sus productos y servicios, que se esfuercen a nivel global.
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