In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fruncirarrugarthe baby puckered (up) its face and began to cry — el niño hizo pucheros / morritos y se echó a llorar
- Ryan found himself smiling as he just watched her inhale and then exhale her dark red lips puckering and then opening wide.
- His lips puckered and a short, sharp burst of air came forth.
- Livi's neighbor's brow puckered thoughtfully as she read the instructor's criticisms.
- Smokers often end up with telltale lines around their lips (created by repeated lip puckering while inhaling), but the damage doesn't stop there.
- And then, one night, as I put my four year old to bed, I sat next to her and watched the slowing calm of her familiar breathing, her rounded cheeks and lips puckering in and out, as she lay in a cocooned slumber that only a child can know.
- Again my fingers passed her lips and they puckered.
- But ask not for whom the lips pucker, they pucker for thee.
- Lip lady is puckering fast and furious now and is just about to give up when a yellowed, wrinkled paper falls out from the pile she is holding.
- His eyes opened wide and his lips puckered in a spit.
- Use of thicker sheets in fully adhered membranes helps resist puckering and wrinkling.
- The cherry lips puckered and the brows drew together as she struggled to remember, and I smiled slightly.
- Her lips puckered for a moment before breaking into a sneer.
1arrugarseher brow puckered in a worried frown — frunció el ceño preocupada
- pucker up! — dame un beso
1feminine arrugamasculine fruncemasculine fruncimiento
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