In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act)to do the mending — (in general) coser
2(clothes)ropa para arreglar femenino
- She glared at Glint, who was crossing the deck with an armload of mending, causing the semi-innocent lass to hurry off guiltily.
- I was growing up to learn that sitting stretched out on a bed with somebody else's mending was really for people who have no ambition and no plans.
- Her mother looked up as if startled, then shook her head and returned her attention back to her mending.
- Wednesday I stayed inside entirely and did some mending which had been waiting for me for a while.
- Now baffled, she walked back towards the table and sat, resuming her mending without another word to him.
- If someone didn't want to bring their mending to us, there were two ladies Mrs. J. and Mrs. S. who ‘sewed for the public.’
- ‘Once a week they had Troops Day when they could bring their mending,’ she says.
- I would so rather pay someone to (for example) finish all the mending in my sewing pile than worry about never ticking it off my list!
- Burginde was alone, sitting on her stool over some mending.
- Elli trounced out, and Melida called after her, ‘Don't forget the mending!’
- She was torn between seeing what Scott was up to and getting caught up on her mending, which had piled up during the frenzied preparations for the fair.
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