In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(regalo/paquete) wrappedenvuelto para regalo — gift-wrapped
2.1(rodeado)envuelto en algo
- la ciudad estaba envuelta en un manto de humo — the city was enveloped in smoke
- envuelto en misterio — cloaked / shrouded in mystery
2.2(en una manta)envuelto en algo — wrapped (up) in sth
- entró envuelta en un abrigo de visón — she came in wrapped up in / clad in a mink coat
3(involucrado)envuelto en algo — involved in sth
- se vio envuelto en un asunto de contrabando — he found himself involved in / caught up in a smuggling racket
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