In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo transitivo y intransitivo
- He clenches and unclenches his fist, as if trying to get blood to circulate in a hand that had fallen asleep.
- The sweat continued to drip off him, and he clenched and unclenched his fist in anxiety.
- With your fist behind your head, and your ideas about your fist in your mind, slowly unclench your fist until your fingers are outstretched.
- I only stood there, clenching and unclenching my fists.
- James set down his glass cup on the edge of the sink, unclenching his fist, and the clash of metal and glass seemed to reverberate harshly in her ears.
- No, just about everything has been setting my teeth on edge, making me clench and unclench my fists, putting a permanent grimace on my face.
- I notice Addam-say's face becomes very red when he hears this, and he starts to clench and unclench his fists again.
- Dad clenched and unclenched his fists while mom sat there giving me this disapproving look.
- He closed his mouth and stood there for a moment, clenching and unclenching his fists almost as if he was willing himself to stay calm.
- He unclenched his fist slowly, and stared at the paper in his hand.
- He clenched and unclenched his fists, took a deep breath and strode into the council room.
- He scowled slightly and started to clench and unclench his fists in a slow pattern.
- I saw Devon's eyes widened at my proposal and he slowly unclenched his fists.
- Nat watched as his father slowly clenched and unclenched his fists.
- Jason's father asked slowly, clenching and unclenching his fists.
- He began clenching and unclenching his fists again.
- He watched the doors intently, clenching and unclenching his fists.
- Bernice was clenching and unclenching her fists.
- Gem's face stiffened as she clenched and unclenched her fists in her coat pocket.
- Unconsciously, he quickened his pace a fraction and caught himself clenching and unclenching his fists as he walked.
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