In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to play cat's cradle — (jugar a) hacer cunitas
- In the next 30 minutes, a shoe-string is transformed from a noose to a game of cat's cradle, characters spin and dance with twirling chairs, arm wrestling and a push-up competition take place.
- Indoor activities include board games and various string games such as cat's cradle.
- A pair of Sophomores who had just joined the group that year, were playing cat's cradle on one of the queens.
- They looked to Hazel and Blondie, who were playing cat's cradle with some string.
- I play with the rope Seleth gave me, playing cat's cradle as best I can.
- The notion of the cat's cradle, a game played with yarn where two children help each other to create stringed patterns of ever-growing complexity, creates an entry point into the proceedings.
- She was trying to get one of the brother's mates to play cat's cradle with her.
- Quiet evenings at home are spent carving ivory or bone, or playing string games like cat's cradle.
- The Eskimos were enthusiastic practitioners of string games like cat's cradle, while the Polynesians had a tradition of using string maps for navigating from island to island.
- Lizzie was in the back with Colin, trying to teach him cat's cradle.
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