In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paper/clothes) arrugar(metal) abollarshe crumpled the sheet of paper into a ball — hizo una bola estrujando la hoja de papel
- to crumple sth up — arrugar algo
- ‘All right, all right,’ she muttered grumpily, gathering her stuff and crumpling the empty paper bag in one hand.
- As I shoved it into my bag, I had to be especially careful not to crumple the sheet of paper than had all my science notes on it.
- For more insulation, put crumpled newspaper between the freezer cabinet and blankets.
- Rual answered, crumpling the napkin into a ball.
- Finn crumpled the paper and threw it into the garbage can five feet away from us.
- I shook my head vigorously, crumpled the index card, and tossed it into the trash can.
- He crumpled up the paper in his hands, only to unfold it again.
- He stood up brusquely, crumpling the paper and tossing it at my face.
- He stared at the half-written sentence and then crumpled the paper in his hand, tossing it onto the dying fire in the fireplace.
- He reached into his pack and pulled out two dirty crumpled sheets of paper.
- The surface is suggestive: imagine crumpling a canvas, smoothing it out and then using the tracery of creases to define areas within the final work.
- He crumpled the cloth in his hand and read the note again.
- I threw the pen down in frustration and crumpled the paper in one swift motion.
- She crumpled up the paper she'd been absently doodling on and threw it into the wastebasket.
- I accepted it and crumpled the energy bar wrapper in my other hand.
- I crumpled the empty paper bag and tossed it in the garbage next to the fridge.
- I always stack the dishes and put the silverware in a glass and crumple the paper and sweep up the errant rice, because I bussed tables for many years.
- Rue finished off the snickers bar, crumpling the wrapper and sticking it into her bag.
- Taking out her slightly crumpled test paper, she hurried to the living room.
- She moves cigarettes in her pack, then crumples the paper and puts it on the shelf with chocolate bars.
1(become creased)(fabric/shirt) arrugarse
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