In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in paper, clothes, skin) arruga femenino(in trousers) raya femenino(in trousers) pliegue masculino México Venezuelato put creases in / press creases into / iron creases into a pair of trousers — plancharle el pliegue a un pantalón México Venezuela
- A small crease appeared between his eyebrows while he continued to watch her, his retreat momentarily forgotten.
- Deep, vertical creases run from nose to forehead and press outward from her frowning mouth.
- Folding clothes gives a sharp crease along the fold line.
- The crease of worry in his forehead only deepened.
- Not only did the colors have to be mixed just right, but creases and folds had to be shown in a natural manner.
- He liked the way sometimes a little crease wrinkled the side of her nose when she laughed.
- The key is to fold the item, but avoid creating a sharp crease.
- Tiny wrinkles morphed into deep creases in his skin, by his eyes and near his mouth.
- She looked across her desk at me, and I could see that the creases around her eyes were deepening with her skeptical expression.
- There was a crease of worry across her brow as well.
- From the agency that brought you permanent-press cotton and permanent creases in wool trousers in the 1960s comes an exciting new breakthrough.
- Once in a while, try to alternate the way you fold your garments in order to prevent creases from setting in permanently.
- Her eyes furrowed in deep crease, as she gingerly tapped the bridge of her nose.
- The rash is worse under the arms and in skin creases.
- This includes the creases, folds, dents and crevices.
- I took my seat and placed my napkin in my lap, folding all the creases while a few people took their seats.
- If pressing doesn't remove the crease, use an alternate layout.
- A leaf of paper lined with creases from years of unfolding was clutched tightly in his right hand with its yellow and wrinkled envelope held in his left.
- He reached forth, smoothing the creases out of the front of his robe.
- He folded the map up once again, its old creases and textures feeling strange on his hand, like crinkled bark almost.
- In fact, he seemed rather amiable, if rather animated with a worried crease between his brows.
- The creases around his mouth deepened and he unconsciously drummed his fingers on the table.
- She looked middle-aged, with only slight creases around her eyes, and along the corners of her mouth.
- It had been folded into quarters; heavy creases down the middle and center were proof of this.
- Remove the paper backing, refold along the pressed creases and fuse.
- Most of the scars are hidden within the hair and in the normal creases of the skin.
- The deep creases under my eyes stand in noteworthy contrast to my pale skin.
- The creases in my forehead disappeared when I heard music coming from the back.
- It's now been several weeks since I've had to lock him in his room for failing to put a crease in my pyjama trousers.
- A slight crease appeared between Kel's brows, and her eyes narrowed as a new thought struck her.
- Make a crease in the center of each triangle by folding in half.
- Summer smoothed out the creases in the paper and began to read what it said.
- Creases around mouths can increase the appearance of a mouth.
- Jared unfolded the sheet, the creases set from years of staying folded.
- The old innkeeper smiled, the creases around her eyes multiplying.
- Because the paintings are folded when they travel, they bear gridlike patterns of creases.
- Due to the plastic used in the pad, if the pad were folded in half, there would be a permanent crease, which would effectively ruin it.
- He peered at the screen, a vertical crease appearing on his forehead.
2(in cricket)línea femenino
- Most of the batsmen need more time at the crease, and the position of the third pace bowler is undecided.
- The batsmen had to stay at the crease for a while before upping the scoring.
- Suddenly, with two new batsmen at the crease, the runs began to dry up.
- Throughout the commentary there will be interviews with batsmen just before they head to the crease and fielders on the boundary edge.
- So can you please do us a favour and sweep the pitch and remake the creases?
- We plan to keep him at the crease so the scoring-rate slows down.
- After arriving at the batting crease on the fourth evening, he made a cautious start, scoring only six runs off his first 35 balls.
- Just have a look at where some of the Aussies take strike and you will see them well in front of their creases and looking to play forward.
- He is standing almost at the edge of the crease, the closest you'd ever see anyone field in that position.
- The best one-day batsmen have a remarkable ability to use the crease as a means of creating space for themselves.
- The paper is then pushed down into the gutter using a straight-edge ruler attached to the robotic arm, and the gutter closes on the paper to crease it.
- he pulled a creased scrap of paper out of the back pocket of his jeans and squinted at it, finally taking a pair of store bought half glasses out of his shirt pocket.
- To decorate the front and back panels, place a sheet of decorative paper on the front panel of the box and crease the paper along the edges.
- After all, won't meditation lead to a very creased Armani suit?
- The paperback stubbornly fought to stay closed because it was new and the binding had yet to be creased.
- On the other side of the table, Katelyn finished shuffling through her disorganized folders, and she removed one creased paper from the bunch.
- Be sure to fold the paper loosely and not crease it at the folds.
- Opening the book slowly to pages that barely have been creased, the student sheepishly begins the Invention.
- He wore a suit that looked to have several years' creases embedded in the cloth.
- As you place your paper tile in position, crease the paper (as you push it into the corner or curve) as tightly as you can possibly get it.
- Now crease the paper template along both sides and cut out the opening.
- It wrinkles easily and should not be creased excessively to avoid wear and breakage of the fibers.
- I clutched the black and purple booklet to my chest, before flicking through the pages, making sure nothing was creased and every page was still in its place.
- As we crossed the Baltic in a shared ship's cabin, my mother watched to make sure I brushed my hair and teeth morning and night and chastised me for wearing clothes that were too creased or skirts that were too short.
- Why didn't he crease his paper or write on a piece of foil or something so he could tell them apart?
- He dug in the pocket of his jeans for a few seconds, and I waited for him to finish, curious, as he managed to yank out a piece of carefully folded, yet creased, paper.
- I began flattening the creased and grimy paper, all my attention focused upon it.
- The cloth is creased, the day's newspaper is folded neatly, and an unopened letter to Monsieur Ph. Rousseau awaits its reader.
- It definitely was a downer, but Tyson creased the paper and shrugged it off nonetheless, with the reminder that he would see his father again.
- Open the paper and crease the folds back and forth to make the pages easier to form.
1(crumple)(clothes) arrugaryou'll crease your dress — te vas a arrugar el vestido
2(make a crease in)(paper) doblar(paper) plegarhis trousers are perfectly creased — tiene la raya de los pantalones muy bien planchada
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.