In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(arrange)they draped a flag over the tomb — colocaron una bandera formando pliegues sobre la tumba
- the dress was draped in graceful folds — el vestido tenía un elegante drapeado
- she draped herself over the sofa — se tendió sobre el sofá
- he draped his legs over the arm of the chair — se acomodó poniendo las piernas sobre el brazo del sillón
- Hajnalka's four-year-old daughter Regina flops down between them and closes her eyes as Mark drapes his sweater over her.
- Logan dressed in a pair of shorts and draped a shirt and towel over his shoulder before he walked over to Brett's room to see if he wanted to join him.
- ‘No, this booth is free,’ Alan announced grandly, abandoning his pint and draping his coat over his shoulders.
- Her green jacket was loosely draped in the crook of her elbow, and her jeans were clean, as if they had been purchased recently.
- I draped my scarf across the coat hanger and turned around.
- Ariel has draped some clothing on the tree and Trinculo takes a robe and puts it on.
- Nathan turned away, draping his coat across one of the stools before helping himself to the contents of the coffee pot.
- My own coat was still draped over the chair by the door, but even from where I stood I could see loose threads dangling from the seams.
- In a further affront to American freedoms, a traditional scarf was draped over her shoulders.
- Create your own fashion originals by freely draping fabric directly on the dress form.
- She dressed quickly, and draped a yellow scarf over her shoulders.
- A yellow shawl to match her dress was draped over her forearms, and she chuckled nervously at Allen's reaction.
- A see-through white scarf was draped over his leather belt and trailed down the back of his dark purple leg-armor.
- Women born in the Sixties onwards are so unused to chivalry that we wouldn't know what to do with it if it bit us on the nose, apologised and draped its coat over that puddle we were about to step into.
- Mills came in, draping his coat over the back of the chair.
- I took the piece of cloth and found holes where the head and the arm would go though, and draped the clothing over my head.
- His suit jacket was draped over his chair and his tie was loosened a bit so he could work comfortably before he left.
- Dare's leather jacket was draped across the back of the sofa.
- He draped his suit jacket over the chair and walked over to his answering machine.
- The main color was teal but a darker blue see-through skirt was draped over the bottom of the dress.
2(cover)cubrirthe furniture was draped with sheets — los muebles estaban cubiertos con sábanas
- Mark gently removed the hand from his waist and sat up, draping the blanket onto Claire.
- She drapes the warm blanket around his shivering skin.
- The fact is that on the streets of India, certainly by Western standards, most women appear to be draped, swathed and completely covered in fabric.
- She was draped in a shimmering golden cloth that barely covered her and was held in place by a ruby pin.
- He held up a blanket and draped it around my shoulders.
- A cozy blanket drapes your lap, electric-blue shadows flicker in the dimly lit room.
- Behind them a van draped with garlands crept along, its rear doors open.
- There was at least thirty people sitting at both sides of the table, all draped in black robes.
- The flag should not be used as a drapery, or for covering a speakers desk, draping a platform, or for any decoration in general.
- All the furniture is draped in grey blankets to make it more sophisticatedly grey.
- We've taken to draping a blanket over the sofa during the week when we are gone all day, and then throwing that in the wash once a week.
- His 6'4'' body is in a coffin draped with the American flag.
- At his funeral the coffin was draped with the club flag and members carried the coffin.
- They are also draped in sarees and decorated adeptly with jewels.
- The rest of the room was draped in a majestic red; the carpet a deep burgundy color.
- She was squatting by the fire wrapped in scarlet cloth, her shoulders draped in a soiled blanket.
- Instead, he saw a tall woman, draped in rose silk.
- The walls and beds were draped in silks and velvets.
- He drapes a blanket over me, drops a kiss on my forehead and he leaves, locking the door silently behind him.
- His coffin was draped in a Union flag and was carried by six soldiers from his artillery battery.
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