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 masculine(as border) puntilla feminine(handkerchief/curtains) (before noun) de encaje
- The white silk and lace skirt hung low, leaving her midsection bare, and was flared slightly from the hips.
- I suspect some of the lace on sale is manufactured by Chinese peasants copying Burano-Venetian lace patterns.
- This outfit may be completed by a hat of lace or other fine cloth.
- Croft looked around, taking in the bright, sand-coloured walls, the cream drapes, the fine lace curtains about the windows.
- Some varieties have leaves reminiscent of lace or needlepoint.
- She went for the white one which featured lace and silk, but had no veil.
- The young actor held a large white handkerchief trimmed with lace over his nose and mouth.
- Here's what you get when you mix luxurious silk with a lace trim and fine ribbon lacing.
- The back had a beautiful train of both lace and silk, which trailed four feet behind her when she walked.
- 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.
- She had dressed in a simple dark-blue dress with a white satin belt and lace collar.
- Inside, the decor is New England simplicity: perfectly laundered white cotton curtains edged in lace, pine furniture and iron bedsteads.
- Some of these packets were made of lace, others of cotton.
- The shapes are a lot more feminine, the fabrics - taffeta, silk and lace - are a lot more feminine, and there are more textures involved.
- On their wedding day, Elaine would wear white silk with lace.
- Upon her bed was a gown of light blue silk trimmed with white lace and satin bows running from the neck to the waist.
- Italy's handcrafted products include fine laces, linens, glass, pottery, carved marble, leather, and gold and silver work.
- 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.
- 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.
(on uniform)galón masculine
- The dress was full of lace and ribbons and was satiny.
- Today, she had chosen a modest blue dress with tiny bits of lace at the bodice, sleeves, and hem.
- The flashing gold epaulettes and gold lace on his 18th century naval uniform have been made by Wyedean Weaving.
- 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.
- 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.
- There was gold lace down the seams on the sides of the arms showing skin.
- Cindy had the decency to get dressed, at least, although she was dressed in a ridiculously glamorous dress with lace and frills.
- It had simple, white lace along the collar and at the ends of the elbow length sleeves.
- She wore a white dress edged with lace and puffed sleeves, white shoes on her feet.
- She sat before the organ wearing a simple black dress, no lace, no detail.
- She was indeed a vision in powder blue silk, the bodice of the dress enhanced with lace and even more pearls.
- The dress was tight at the waist and the bodice was decorated with black lace from the waistline up to the low neckline.
- Henceforth Bentham always wore his green coat with scarlet lapels, scarlet waistcoat with gold lace, and white breeches.
- Gold lace became confined to flag officers in both dress and undress uniforms; captains wore it only in full dress.
2.1cordón (de zapato) masculineagujeta feminine Mexicopasador masculine Peruyour laces are undone — tienes los pasadores desamarrados Peru
1.1(boots/shoes) acordonar(boots/shoes) ponerles los cordones a(shoes/boots) ponerles las agujetas a Mexico(shoes/boots) ponerles los pasadores a Peru
- The comparison is ridiculous, and at the moment he couldn't lace Hall's boots.
- I gave him a look from where I sat on the bed, lacing my sneakers.
- He was just finishing lacing his boots when Luken awoke.
- As she finished lacing the tall boots and fastening the large belt buckle, she felt strangely different, unfamiliar even to herself.
- He zipped his black duffel bag and laced his boots.
- The way shoes are laced can prevent specific problems.
- Instead, I laced my running shoes and slipped some shorts over a pair of leggings.
- Soldiers laced their boots in any way they liked.
- He straightened, and I knelt down and placed his foot in the shoe and laced it up, and did the same to the other.
- ‘That was around the time we first met too,’ he said as he finished lacing his skates, slowly standing up.
- I situated myself down on the arm of the couch, now fully dressed as I laced my sneakers up.
- He didn't respond, and she looked over to see him lacing his boots.
- 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.
- She laced her tennis shoes, all the while glaring at Roger.
- He rose with a groan the next morning and pulled his clothes back on, lacing his shoes with some difficulty.
- 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.
- She quickly finished lacing her shoes and looked outside and saw the town as it normally was at dawn.
- Do you lace your boots all the way to the top loop?
- Marshall was lacing his shoes when his brother came in and jumped onto the end of his bed.
1.2(thread)pasarlace the cord through the holes — pase el cordón por los agujeros
- 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.
- You could take black satin ribbon and lace it through the big stitches for extra effect.
- 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.
- Pull hard on the laces when you lace them through the holes.
- 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.
- Make a twisted cord or use a ribbon, and lace it through the eyelets.
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
- He described how he drugged Jaruwan in her room by serving her a drink laced with a sedative.
- Marcey's usual strong voice was laced with uneasiness.
- ‘Shoot the kid,’ he commanded, though his voice was laced slightly with fear.
- ‘Or he may still be asleep,’ Kevin replied, a hint of annoyance and irritation lacing his voice.
- This pasta dish is laced with vibrant colour and wonderful flavour.
- Their streets were grimy and gritty, awash in alcohol and laced with drugs.
- At least 137 people have died in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi after drinking an alcoholic brew laced with methanol.
- The 33-year-old woman drank the Valkanov vodka - laced with methanol - which was probably brewed in a home-made still.
- 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.
- Noah had calmed down after a couple of drinks, mainly coffee laced with alcohol.
- When I was ill, our butler caught Charles lacing my tea with some sort of substance.
- Since when has a harmless serving of milk been laced with alcohol?
- 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.
- Her voice was laced with as much bitter anger as she dared use.
- The thread of disbelief in his voice was laced with a subtle smear of sympathy.
- Many more women, and gay men, find their drinks laced with a whole host of other illegal and prescription drugs or alcohol.
- The tea is laced with lotus seeds and 2 red dates.
- His voice was laced with danger and intent to hurt.
- His voice was laced with desperation as he blacked out, his arm dropping.
2.2(mark, streak)to be laced with sth — estar surcado de algo
1atarseamarrarse River Plate Latin America
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