Meaning of SLEEVE in English

SLEEVE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a coat sleeve

The small boy was pulling at his mother's coat sleeve.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

left

Now get to work on his left sleeve .

The editor had pushed his left sleeve up and Bernstein had seen a tattoo of a rooster.

Features epaulettes, an inside pocket, two side pockets and a pencil holder on the left sleeve .

McCready stared back and wondered why Edwards always insisted on keeping his handkerchief up his left sleeve .

long

She wished she had dressed the child in long sleeves .

This version was more modest, with long sleeves and a pleated skirt.

Design: round neck, long sleeve top and long johns, women's and men's designs available.

Wear long sleeves because short sleeves chop up the body line.

Very suitable - high neck and nice long sleeves .

But over at the Crazy Shirts shop, customer counts have been as limp as a soaked long sleeve .

Design: zip neck, long sleeve top with lightly padded stand up collar.

Design: crew neck, long sleeve top with stripy inserts down sleeves.

short

The top has an attractive squared neck with short , set-in sleeves .

Wear long sleeves because short sleeves chop up the body line.

Crew neck short sleeve style in red or yellow.

Perhaps it was best that Mrs Clinton abandoned the short sleeves .

They wore pale lemon and green summer dresses with short puffed sleeves and a cross stitching of embroidery round their chests.

She was wearing a brightly flowered summer dress, high necked and with short sleeves .

Auguste wondered if his blue one piece button-to-neck stockinette costume were not too daring with its knee-length shorts and short sleeves .

Luckily it had short sleeves , and she knew that the subtle shade of pale aquamarine suited her colouring.

■ NOUN

jacket

The next time Mould appeared the other jacket sleeve was ripped off and a leg of his trousers.

If I roll my jacket sleeves , they will roll theirs.

Her fingers clutched at the light material of his jacket sleeve as though imploring him to listen.

record

And as any good record sleeve will tell you, re-recording a record without a licence is illegal.

Jim is a record sleeve designer by profession.

He studied record sleeves , watched the cash sales.

Yes, that is exactly what the record sleeve is saying.

shirt

Having taken off their jackets and rolled up their trouser bottoms, the fathers worked barefoot in shirt sleeves .

Her shirt sleeve falls open at the cuff as she turns back, and I see the razor marks on her wrist.

Dickinson, in shirt sleeves , shuddered.

Because his shoulders are narrow, he never works in his shirt sleeves , and is seldom seen publicly in casual clothes.

Tweed was clad in shirt sleeves and a pair of lightweight slacks as he stared out of his office window.

He reached through brambles lined with blood-drawing thorns thick as knives that cut through his shirt sleeves and trousers.

His tie was loose and he was in his shirt sleeves .

Tattoos peek out from shirt sleeves .

■ VERB

catch

The thing beyond the stair-rail slashed downwards at Cardiff again and caught his sleeve .

For as it passed, it reached out and caught my sleeve and rent it.

grab

The Doctor ran for cover, grabbing the poet's sleeve and pulling him to the side.

At length the little lad grabs her sleeve and becomes insistent, and she is only just in time with the sick bag.

She grabbed Steve's sleeve , their eyes in unison watched the ball sail through the air and high over the net.

pull

One was Hank, who stood at his side, pulling his sleeve to make him stop.

Pa has just pulled up the sleeves of his jacket and taken the Monster from Ma.

The dark pulled at her sleeves . `... you killed.. ` No.

Like pulling the sleeves of a jacket up to the elbow or having their hands in their jacket pockets.

I would wear extra layers of clothing and pull the sleeves of my sweater down to hide my white, numbed fingers.

Asked if he had any identifying marks he pulled up his sleeve and pointed to a tiny tattoo of an obscene word.

push

The editor had pushed his left sleeve up and Bernstein had seen a tattoo of a rooster.

roll

Pope had already removed his jacket and begun to roll back his sleeve .

Merchants on the east end, near College Avenue, are also rolling up their sleeves .

He had rolled up his sleeves .

Citizens rolled up their sleeves and went to work.

And it will not hurt at all to roll one sleeve past the crook of the elbow and offer a long pale forearm.

Often the participants go off-site for several days, roll up their sleeves . and go at it n o-holds-barred.

Boss Peter Wheeler conceives the cars, tests them himself and even rolls his sleeves up to help design them.

He would remove his jacket, roll up his sleeves , and play Ping-Pong with the kids.

touch

The old man touched her sleeve .

tug

Benjamin tugged Ruthven by the sleeve , indicating he wished to talk to him.

But, like Machiavelli, they are for ever tugging at the sleeves of politicians.

The goat-kicking woman tugged at my sleeve and pointed, saying something I did not understand.

Then the little boy, our guide, was with us again, tugging Mr Thabane's sleeve , talking excitedly.

A little old woman, clearly upset, was going about tugging at people's sleeves and pointing to the figures.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

have an ace up your sleeve

have another card up your sleeve

laugh up your sleeve

roll your sleeves up

We've got a crisis on our hands, and we need to roll up our sleeves and do something about it.

Boss Peter Wheeler conceives the cars, tests them himself and even rolls his sleeves up to help design them.

In the second half, the Cherry and Whites rolled their sleeves up and got stuck in.

roll your sleeves/trousers etc up

Boss Peter Wheeler conceives the cars, tests them himself and even rolls his sleeves up to help design them.

In the second half, the Cherry and Whites rolled their sleeves up and got stuck in.

wear your heart on your sleeve

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But it is an astutely packaged and worthwhile collection none the less, with translations from the Zulu on the sleeve .

He had a grey walrus moustache and was wearing a collarless shirt with the sleeves rolled up.

On completion, the top of the sleeve was not 44 centimetres.

She lowered the sleeves, down, down, until they reached her wrists.

Thick, dark hair curled around his face and his rolled-up sleeves revealed strong, well-muscled arms.

Very suitable - high neck and nice long sleeves.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.