In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(yarns/threads) entretejerthe leitmotiv is cunningly interwoven into the text — el leitmotiv aparece acertadamente entretejido en el texto
- Mark stood facing the camera, while I had my fingers interwoven and perched on his shoulder, standing slightly off to his side.
- Huge tentacles of the fat, purple octopus were interwoven with a mix of grated carrots, peppers, cubes of boiled potato and frisee leaves.
- Pain whips were about 8 feet long, 9 strands of braided rawhide with bits of metal interwoven into the tips.
- Asbestos tape is interwove from asbestos warp and weft yarns, suitable for lagging for boilers and pipe lines, also used as thermal insulating materials.
- Jonkers Street was already crowded with vehicles and pedestrians, which seemed to interweave without touching each other.
- The grey-trunked trees sprang up straight to a great height and then interwove their pale-grey branches in a long tunnel through which the autumn light fell faintly.
- As I walked along the paths that interweave amongst the foliage I came upon something I had never seen there before.
- But instead of neatly-folded hosiery, out comes a congealed mass of tightly interwoven tights, socks, bras and assorted accessories.
2interwoven past p(threads) entretejidotheir lives were interwoven — sus vidas estaban inextricablemente unidas
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