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See Spanish definition of zapato
1Clothingzapato masculinea pair of shoes — un par de zapatos
- put your shoes on — ponte los zapatos
- high-heeled shoes — zapatos de tacón (alto)
- they sell shoes — venden zapatos
- to fit like an old shoe — sentar como un guante
- the shoe industry — la industria del calzado
- shoe mender — zapatero
- shoe repairs — arreglos de zapatos
- He wore black tennis shoes with dull white laces, baggy blue slacks and a white long sleeved shirt.
- Anyone wearing high-heeled shoes would find herself punching holes in the floorboard.
- But even with the assistance of modern machinery and materials, most pointe shoes are still entirely handmade.
- After she tied her running shoes, she jogged downstairs and outside.
- She grabbed her running shoes from her closet, and a light jacket to tie around her waist.
- For trips, coat and tie, leather shoes (no sneakers) and dress socks are de rigueur.
- She said that he sent her a get well present of high heeled shoes with an extreme five inch heel.
- I went out with Chloe this morning and bought some earrings and these really strappy, high heeled shoes.
- However, with modern ballet dance comes greater foot support through modern pointe ballet shoes and trained technique.
- Traditional ballet pointe shoes provide foot support with cardboard, paper and/or leather saturated with glues.
- She wore a black cocktail dress with matching heeled shoes and a black lace choker.
- She slipped the matching shoes onto her feet, muttering at the high heels.
- As he moved though, the rubber bottom of his running shoes squeaked on a puddle of melted snow.
- Make sure your clothes and your walking shoes are comfortable.
- Don't tell me he's learned to tie his shoe laces as well.
- I slipped my shoes on my feet and walked out of the door.
- Her dress shoes clicked steadily as she walked along the sidewalk.
- I sighed, feeling irritated, and scuffed my shoe on the floor.
- Some women also love to wear ankle wrap sandals as well as pointed toe dress shoes.
- Threatening to swamp her bedroom is a display of designer shoes with heels of varying heights.
- High heels, floppy slippers and shoes with slick soles can make you stumble and fall.
- For daytime use take shorts, shirts and a good pair of deck shoes with white soles.
- Even the butler's polished shoes went seamlessly with the black marble floor.
- put your shoes on — ponte los zapatos
2(for horse)herradura feminine
- First remove any horseshoe nails and clean the shoe with a stiff brush and water to remove packed in-dirt.
- The field was reduced to six when Rapid Ryan was ordered scratched by the stewards in the paddock because he was wearing improper shoes.
- There is a moment of anxiety as Hills dismounts immediately after the line but it transpires that the filly has just twisted a shoe.
- Someone else who keeps his horse in a soft pasture and/or rides in soft grassy area may not need shoes at all.
- A bit pricey, and little complicated to fit (I had my farrier do mine) but worth every penny to not lose time to a pulled shoe.
- ‘I thought she went lame coming to the line so I got off her as quick as I could, but thank God she has only pulled a shoe off,’ he said.
- He had a shoe taken off him a couple of strides out of the gate.
- Clearing twisted a shoe on his way to the post and caused a 15-minute delay while a farrier made the repair.
- At the barn, horses will be identified, their shoes will be checked, and on-site veterinarians will watch them walk the shedrow.
- Watch other horses in case tack adjustments are needed or shoes are lost.
- Fortunately after that he calmed down and all seemed to be going as planned until two-thirds of the way through the ride when her horse lost a shoe.
- According to Harty, the animal was administered the drug a few days before the event after pulling a shoe during a gallop.
- Her right hind hoof had a bit of blood on her fresh shod shoes.
- There's a couple of moments where she actually manages to right herself, only to lose a shoe and lunge into another steep incline with the very next step she takes.
- She said her horse's metal shoes could not find any grip on the smooth road.
3brake shoezapata feminine
transitive verb shoes, shoeing, shod, shod
1(horse) herrarto be well/badly shod — ir bien/mal calzado
- If you have a lot of rocks in your pasture and/or you ride your horse often in a rocky area; you may need to shoe your horse.
- A blacksmith with an ancestor who shod the horses that took part in the Charge of the Light Brigade is hoping for a grandson - to keep the 170-year-old family firm going for future generations.
- She approached two men, who were shoeing a horse.
- The men were hard at work in the vineyards, were shoeing their horses, or were tending to the cattle.
- Why would Castillo suddenly decide to clean his gun in the middle of shoeing a horse?
- Later he helped the blacksmith making new springs for the same trap and learnt to shoe horses, give reading lessons and to build sheds.
- Five months later a blacksmith was shoeing a young horse, which I was holding, when a gunshot landed on the barn roof.
- Mick left Fermanagh in 1950 as a young man of 20 and continued the family trade of blacksmithing by making and shoeing horse for hunts in England.
- The blacksmith was the most important craftsman in the community, shoeing horses as well as repairing farm implements and many of the tools used by other craftsmen.
- His family worked in Dumfriesshire for generations and he set up this competition 20 years ago to try to preserve skills in shoeing horses.
- Hector and Lalo are shoeing a bay horse; Lalo's sheepdog naps between its legs.
- One of the works on display at her exhibition last November was of a blacksmith shoeing a horse.
- Perhaps the best known episode in the life of O'Donohoe was when he killed a Yeoman captain in his forge after he had been forced to shoe his horse.
- Peter trained and shod his own horses and never suffered fools gladly.
- A week later he wrote an additional letter informing the inspector that he had considerable experience in shoeing horses and the treatment and curing of injured feet.
- He had shod his horse backwards so that the prints of the horseshoes led the Martya to look for seven years in the wrong direction.
- Buck learned to shoe horses, fix wagon wheels, and repair farm equipment.
- He said: ‘I used to work at the Co-op dairy and remember walking the horses down the high street to get them shod.’
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