In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(doll/cushion/person) abrazarI hugged my knees to my chest — me apreté las rodillas contra el pecho
- to hug oneself — felicitarse
- Angstrom pulls his legs up close to his body, hugging them tightly.
- ‘Hey’ Joel says walking over to her and hugging her tightly then kissing her forehead.
- She wrapped him with a blanket and hugged him close, kissing his forehead.
- He was busy trying to think of a potential plan when he heard a sniff and turned back around to find Laura hugging her knees tightly and biting her lip, hard.
- She curled up, hugging her knees tightly to her chest and Kara moved to help hold her in position.
- Rachael, startled about the sudden show of affection, hugged him back.
- I curled up in a ball, bringing my knees up and hugging them, feeling cold even under the thick quilt cover.
- Her smile - small as it was - lit up her face, and she enveloped her father in her arms, hugging him and squeezing as hard as she could.
- I threw my arms around him and squeezed, hugging him and burying my face into his chest as I cried.
- She was cut off as he got up and hugged her with a kiss on the cheek, close to her lips.
- He turned around to face her and she drew closer to him, hugging him tightly, kissing him on the cheek.
- After he did this he pulled me closer, hugging me tightly against him.
- She knelt down before her brother, and hugged him tightly kissing his head.
- But a woman cries when she's handed a thick stack of bills, when people hug her and kiss her on the forehead.
- Seizing the nearest bathrobe, I hugged it tightly around my body before whizzing through the door barefoot.
- Annika spent most of her time with her sister, knees drawn up to her chest, hugging them tightly.
- I hesitantly sat down next to her, hugging my knees tightly.
- Kai was sitting on the ground, hugging her knees tightly.
- Rob must have felt it, because he hugged him closer and kissed him on the top of the head.
- To my surprise, he returned the kiss and also hugged me a bit more tightly.
- Rewatch the episodes and notice how physical their affection is, how many times Ben kisses Jake, hugs him, holds his face.
- He hugged me tightly, kissed me and I'm sure he smelled my hair as he rubbed my back.
- Morgan curled his arms around his knees, hugging them to his chest.
- I smiled and squeezed the person that was hugging me affectionately.
- I told Christopher honestly, propping my knees up and hugging them.
- He picked up Josie's limp body and hugged it to himself, she bled on him, but he didn't care.
- I scooted as close to him as I could, hugged him, and kissed his cheek.
- I wrapped my arm around his neck and pulled him close, hugging him tightly, and ignoring my throbbing arm.
- Blair reached out for the blanket now and pulled it over his legs and body, hugging his abdomen with both arms.
- He hunched his legs up to his body and hugged them tightly to his chest as the night wind tore across him.
- She pulled her knees to her chest and hugged them tightly.
- I barely made it back to my seat before people started coming up to me and hugging me and kissing me.
- I clutched the gown to me and felt that feminine joy spread throughout my body as I hugged it to myself.
- She hugged her coat tightly to her body to keep from getting a chill.
- Then the older of the two folded her arms around her knees, hugging them to her chest.
- She hugged him tightly and kissed him as they stood at the top of the stairs that led to the waiting crowd below.
- Her arm quickly pulled him close and she hugged him tight like she'd never let him go.
- Kassa sat huddled in a corner of the small room, hugging her knees tightly to her chest and resting her forehead on them.
- She quickly crawled against the railing and sobbed, grabbing her knees against her, hugging it tightly for comfort.
- His wet suit was hugging every part of his body and he was hugging his surfboard.
2(keep close to)ir pegado athe boat hugged the shore — el barco avanzaba pegado a la costa
- We took Highway 1 along the spectacular Pacific coast south of Monterey, the road hugging close to the cliffside.
- It includes two passes over the classic Whaanga Coast test, which hugs the Tasman Sea coastline and is rated by many as the best stage in the entire championship.
- The Denver Universal Spaceport was right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, hugging the Colorado Island coastline.
- Because the coastguards needed to be able to investigate every cove and inlet along the way, the path hugs the coast closely.
- The train crosses broad meadowlands before hugging the North Fork of the Payette River first on one side of the tracks, then on the other.
3literario(cling to)I hugged the thought to myself — me guardé el pensamiento
- Alone on her mountain, Deanna is hugging a secret.
- He is proud of his ability to do this work by himself and tells about his day's routine all the while hugging a secret that he will share with his family in the evening.
1abrazo masculinoto give sb a hug — abrazar / darle un abrazo a algn
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