In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cordel masculinobramante masculino Españacáñamo masculino Andespiolín masculino Río de la Platamecate masculino México América Central Venezuelalienza femenino Chile
- I also got a ball of hemp twine for the garden and a wooden washing up brush with replaceable real bristle heads.
- We used to carry baked goods home in pink boxes tied with string, and our mail often came held together with twine.
- Secure these with a raffia, string or green gardener's twine bow, before filling with your chosen arrangement.
- Ask him also for fine string or twine to tie up the meat.
- A good fisherman weaves his own nets with twine and a needle made of whalebone.
- Natural hemp twine turns wooden fruits into monochromatic sculptures for a subtle and sophisticated centerpiece.
- Bo watched the baler start to work, punching out leaf after leaf of what was to be a hay bale held together by twine.
- The inch diameter 8-foot stakes, set 2 feet apart and leaning to the middle, are lashed together with twine near the top.
- I learned fun things like carving and the rules you must abide by when using a knife, how to lash things together with twine, and how to fish with nothing but a stick, a hook, some line, and an earthworm.
- Her works often consist of accumulations of old-fashioned, everyday objects that have been meticulously wrapped in white twine or cotton thread.
- As she uncomfortably lowered herself onto the chair on the guest side of his desk, he pulled a sheaf of parchment tied together with twine from a desk drawer.
- Gently wrap the fillets together with caul fat or tie together with butcher's twine.
- I go back and find some odd things like rope and natural jute twine packaged for the crafts market.
- If the string is a cotton type, like sisal twine, you can leave it on the ball but remove it from the stem.
- The poles which make up the trellis walls are linked at the joints by lengths of twine threaded through holes.
- And all I had to use for a bowstring was some cotton twine.
- An empty plastic 2 litre bottle is tied to a rock, or bag of stones with strong twine or string.
- The weighing scales took pride of place on the counter and I was keenly interested on the large coil of twine and stack of brown paper which were used to keep everyone's messages together.
- String twine or netting between wood poles to create a trellis; for maximum sun, it should run north to south.
- This twine is now roped with a small thread of cotton, hemp or flax to keep the ends from projecting.
1entretejerhe twined his arms around her waist — le rodeó la cintura con los brazos
- the ivy has twined itself around the tree — la hiedra se ha enroscado alrededor del árbol
to twine around
1enroscarse alrededor de
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