In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(fabric)encaje masculinefeminine puntilla(curtains/handkerchief) de encaje
- The back had a beautiful train of both lace and silk, which trailed four feet behind her when she walked.
- Upon her bed was a gown of light blue silk trimmed with white lace and satin bows running from the neck to the waist.
- This outfit may be completed by a hat of lace or other fine cloth.
- Inside, the decor is New England simplicity: perfectly laundered white cotton curtains edged in lace, pine furniture and iron bedsteads.
- Maybe it was her exhaustion settling in, but the thick layers of silk and lace were as comforting as a pile of blankets fresh out of the dryer.
- Italy's handcrafted products include fine laces, linens, glass, pottery, carved marble, leather, and gold and silver work.
- She went for the white one which featured lace and silk, but had no veil.
- The shapes are a lot more feminine, the fabrics - taffeta, silk and lace - are a lot more feminine, and there are more textures involved.
- Some of these packets were made of lace, others of cotton.
- The young actor held a large white handkerchief trimmed with lace over his nose and mouth.
- While males worked as tailors of men's clothing, female slaves and freedwomen sewed dresses and made lace in the households and dressmaking establishments of the period.
- Here's what you get when you mix luxurious silk with a lace trim and fine ribbon lacing.
- Croft looked around, taking in the bright, sand-coloured walls, the cream drapes, the fine lace curtains about the windows.
- On their wedding day, Elaine would wear white silk with lace.
- Some varieties have leaves reminiscent of lace or needlepoint.
- If you prefer something more feminine, create fabric corsages with a strip of thin material such as lace or silk.
- Her jeans and black shirt were replaced by a dress of blue velvet, cream silk and white lace.
- I suspect some of the lace on sale is manufactured by Chinese peasants copying Burano-Venetian lace patterns.
- The white silk and lace skirt hung low, leaving her midsection bare, and was flared slightly from the hips.
- She had dressed in a simple dark-blue dress with a white satin belt and lace collar.
(on uniform)galón masculine
- The dress was full of lace and ribbons and was satiny.
- It had simple, white lace along the collar and at the ends of the elbow length sleeves.
- Today, she had chosen a modest blue dress with tiny bits of lace at the bodice, sleeves, and hem.
- Gold lace became confined to flag officers in both dress and undress uniforms; captains wore it only in full dress.
- I had worn a little blue velvet jacket with gold lace and now I clutched it possessively.
- Her thick dark hair is pulled back and straightened, and she wears a long sea-foam green dress covered in ivory lace.
- She was indeed a vision in powder blue silk, the bodice of the dress enhanced with lace and even more pearls.
- She sat before the organ wearing a simple black dress, no lace, no detail.
- She was a tall woman, dressed in a bright purple dress with lace, a dark blue shawl thrown about her shoulders and a black hat on her bright red hair.
- She wore a white dress edged with lace and puffed sleeves, white shoes on her feet.
- The flashing gold epaulettes and gold lace on his 18th century naval uniform have been made by Wyedean Weaving.
- Cindy had the decency to get dressed, at least, although she was dressed in a ridiculously glamorous dress with lace and frills.
- Henceforth Bentham always wore his green coat with scarlet lapels, scarlet waistcoat with gold lace, and white breeches.
- The dress was tight at the waist and the bodice was decorated with black lace from the waistline up to the low neckline.
- There was gold lace down the seams on the sides of the arms showing skin.
2.1cordón (de zapato) masculineagujeta feminine Mexicopasador masculine Peruyour laces are undone — tienes los pasadores desamarrados Peru
1.1(shoes/boots) acordonar(shoes/boots) ponerles los cordones a(shoes/boots) ponerles las agujetas a Mexico(boots/shoes) ponerles los pasadores a Peru
- As she finished lacing the tall boots and fastening the large belt buckle, she felt strangely different, unfamiliar even to herself.
- I laced my skates and stepped forth with ankles wobbling and feet that felt bound.
- Entering, she found her brother in the parlor lacing his shoes.
- One afternoon as I woke up from a nap, I looked at the watch, laced my shoes in a hurry and ran to the bus-stop.
- ‘That was around the time we first met too,’ he said as he finished lacing his skates, slowly standing up.
- He was just finishing lacing his boots when Luken awoke.
- He straightened, and I knelt down and placed his foot in the shoe and laced it up, and did the same to the other.
- Marshall was lacing his shoes when his brother came in and jumped onto the end of his bed.
- She laced her tennis shoes, all the while glaring at Roger.
- He didn't respond, and she looked over to see him lacing his boots.
- Instead, I laced my running shoes and slipped some shorts over a pair of leggings.
- I gave him a look from where I sat on the bed, lacing my sneakers.
- Soldiers laced their boots in any way they liked.
- He rose with a groan the next morning and pulled his clothes back on, lacing his shoes with some difficulty.
- I situated myself down on the arm of the couch, now fully dressed as I laced my sneakers up.
- She quickly finished lacing her shoes and looked outside and saw the town as it normally was at dawn.
- The comparison is ridiculous, and at the moment he couldn't lace Hall's boots.
- Do you lace your boots all the way to the top loop?
- The way shoes are laced can prevent specific problems.
- He zipped his black duffel bag and laced his boots.
1.2(thread)pasarlace the cord through the holes — pase el cordón por los agujeros
- Running decklines through the loops of these device requires the kayak operator to unlash the decklines and lace them through the loops, then re-lash the lines.
- Pull hard on the laces when you lace them through the holes.
- You could take black satin ribbon and lace it through the big stitches for extra effect.
- When finished with the length you want, take the strands off the bobbins and lace them through the holes in the edge of the pouch, two strands per side.
- Make a twisted cord or use a ribbon, and lace it through the eyelets.
- She tied her pocket closed with jute twine by lacing it through holes she punched in the corners.
- You want to make this long enough so that you don't run out of thread before you are done lacing it through the body twice.
2.1(fortify, spice)to lace sth with sth
- he laced my drink with vodka — me echó un chorro de vodka en la bebida
- the dessert was laced with liqueur — el postre estaba rociado de licor
- a story laced with wit and irony — una historia con una buena dosis de chispa e ironía
- It may arise where the accused is drugged by others or his drink is laced with alcohol.
- Tabu does full justice to the spirit of Lady Macbeth; scheming, greedy, manipulative, yet not stonehearted enough to drink wine laced with blood.
- His voice was laced with desperation as he blacked out, his arm dropping.
- Their streets were grimy and gritty, awash in alcohol and laced with drugs.
- He described how he drugged Jaruwan in her room by serving her a drink laced with a sedative.
- Since when has a harmless serving of milk been laced with alcohol?
- Noah had calmed down after a couple of drinks, mainly coffee laced with alcohol.
- ‘Shoot the kid,’ he commanded, though his voice was laced slightly with fear.
- Her voice was laced with as much bitter anger as she dared use.
- His voice was laced with danger and intent to hurt.
- At least 137 people have died in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi after drinking an alcoholic brew laced with methanol.
- When I was ill, our butler caught Charles lacing my tea with some sort of substance.
- ‘Or he may still be asleep,’ Kevin replied, a hint of annoyance and irritation lacing his voice.
- Yes, we have all tried the good old brandy, laced with honey to cure the common cold and sore throat, but this was a new discovery for me.
- Many more women, and gay men, find their drinks laced with a whole host of other illegal and prescription drugs or alcohol.
- Marcey's usual strong voice was laced with uneasiness.
- The tea is laced with lotus seeds and 2 red dates.
- The thread of disbelief in his voice was laced with a subtle smear of sympathy.
- The 33-year-old woman drank the Valkanov vodka - laced with methanol - which was probably brewed in a home-made still.
- This pasta dish is laced with vibrant colour and wonderful flavour.
2.2(mark, streak)to be laced with sth — estar surcado de algo
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