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Spanish Word of the Day: ' Zurcir'

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Spanish Word of the Day: ' Zurcir'
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08:55 CET+01:00
Every now and then we might need to fix something and the verb zucir becomes more than just a fun word to say!

In English, zurcir means “to mend” or “to sew up”.

  • Tengo que zurcir mis calcetines.

      I need to sew my socks.

  • Te lo zurciré esta semana.

      I will sew it for you this week.



Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

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