In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(necklace/bracelet) desabrocharhe unclasped his hands — separó las manos
- he managed to unclasp her hand from the railing — logró soltarle la mano de la reja
- The detector could easily be wired to activate a dashboard alarm light similar to ones that notify a driver that a seat belt is unclasped.
- Unexpected to all of them, the weirdest thing happened when Helen unclasped the bracelet and handed it over to Hika.
- They seem to think that live theatre is like TV or a movie - that you can eat during it, comment during it, unzip and unclasp various items during it and of course, answer your cell phone.
- He unclasps the hinge, still working perfectly seven centuries after being made.
- I unclasped my seat belt and locked all the doors, my utmost security measure in case of imminent fright, while I stared outside looking for a sign of life.
- Merrick took a deep breath and steadying the crate with one hand, unclasps the door with the other, pushing it open.
- He unclasped his cloak and wrapped it around her, rubbing her arms.
- When she unclasped the device, the two covers popped apart, revealing a metal container and a single lens in front.
- Ceremoniously she unclasped the gilded clasp, and took out the wrap of heroin that now contained a gram of South Gloucestershire brickdust.
- He grabbed a satchel charge, carefully unclasping the clasp and flipping the tan covering off, revealing plastic explosives and a carefully placed set of syringes.
- He reached up around his neck and unclasped his silver chain with the cross pendant on it.
- With a small gasp of delight, the mer-kid stroked its edges gently, unclasped the lid, and pulled the small box open.
- I pulled my clutch bag from the sofa and unclasped the bottle shaped clasp.
- ‘It's the cape,’ said Barnabus authoritatively, deftly unclasping the offending article from Alice's neck.
- Curiously, she unclasped the box and lifted up the lid, her emerald eyes widening in excitement from what she saw inside.
- Jason unclasped the chain and fastened it around her neck.
- Ricky gently took it out from the box and unclasped it.
- We unclasped our seat belts and got out of the car.
- He closed his eyes, reached up a hand shrouded in shadows, and unclasped his cloak, letting it fall off his head and onto the ground.
- He may have survived the initial impact and it was possible he had unclasped his seatbelt, as there was no sign of it being forced.
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