In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1puño masculineto make a fist or to clench one's fist — cerrar el puño
- He hissed and clenched his fists so tightly I saw a trail of blood slide down his palms.
- I grasped the bar tightly in my fists lest I flew off by accident.
- He clenched his fists tightly, nails digging into his palms.
- He leaped to his feet, pumped his fists, slapped the palms of the other teams' representatives.
- The fear I felt at being caught turned into anger and I felt my hands bunch tightly into fists.
- I clenched my fists so tightly that my fingernails almost drew blood.
- She clenched her fists tightly, and when she spoke, she spoke through gritted teeth.
- Rebecca clenched her fists tightly beside her as she glared at them.
- She clenched her fists tightly, awaiting his answer with bated breath.
- He clenched his fists so tightly that he broke the skin on his palms.
- He looked back down at the ground and she clenched her fists tightly.
- I curled my fingers into my palm and banged my fist weakly against the door.
- He clenched his fists tightly and shook his head slowly from side to side.
- She balled her hands into fists and brought them towards her, crossing them over her chest.
- She clenched her fists tightly and narrowed her eyes at the memory.
- He came at her, and she blocked his strike at her face and drove her fist towards his diaphragm.
- Then he sticks out his chest, and both his fists are tightly closed.
- His fist winds tightly around my fingers until I feel the cracking of my bones.
- I clenched my fists tightly and hurled myself at the boy who had pushed me down.
- I clenched my fists tightly, trying to use the agony of my nails digging into the skin to deter me from my current situation.
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