In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rotate)(wheel) girarher words continued to revolve in my mind — sus palabras siguieron dándome vueltas en la cabeza
- to revolve around sth — girar alrededor de/en torno a algo
- Cass leaned forwards and looked at it carefully as the three-dimensional image revolved slowly on the screen.
- Think of a kaleidoscope slowly revolving on a pedestal, slower than human fingers can turn it.
- Its body revolves in a complete circle while its wheels stay put.
- Kate whispered softly as they revolved slowly in a circle to the slow song.
- The crowd is dancing to an Israeli classic, revolving in a giant circle, arms around each other's shoulders.
- Imagine a fly walking across a man's head as the man strolls down the aisle of a speeding train as the earth revolves on its axis and circles round the sun in a rapidly expanding universe.
- The 360 Degrees Restaurant, known for its rich ambience, is the only revolving restaurant in the Caribbean.
- Can repairs be effected to a satellite revolving in its orbit?
- There were only five blossoms going in circles, rotating and revolving, on top of the clear glass.
- He would be revolving in his grave if he knew about Monster Tajima!
- Slowly Violet revolved to face her mother and Morgana threw her a feeble smile as she answered softly,
- The video ends with a view from on high: the wagon circles counterclockwise on a circular stage, which revolves in the opposite direction.
- If the suspect ivory is held up to a light source so that the stripes are visible and then revolved slowly horizontally through 90 degrees, the light and dark stripes on genuine ivory will become less pronounced or disappear.
- Size reduction is achieved by fixed or swinging beater arms revolving at speed within a chamber.
- Instantly, a three-dimensional image sprung up from the page and started to revolve slowly on the spot.
- Alain looked back at the lamp now revolving in a slow circle and casting a focused light far and deep across the seas.
- I slowly revolved in a circle and eventually saw a figure materialize.
- In this position, we were also able to observe her extraordinary versatility as she performed amazing feats of balance as the stage slowly revolved.
- The orbit of Mercury, a planet positioned about 36 million miles from the Sun, slowly revolves in the plane of the solar system.
- A snapping behind me made me jump, and I wished for a weapon, any weapon, as I revolved slowly on the spot.
2revolving present participle(chair/door/stage) giratorio
3to revolve around(center on)girar alrededor degirar en torno athe world doesn't revolve around you, you know — no te creas que eres el centro del mundo
- His phone conversations haven't revolved solely around bringing in players.
- The bulk of my professional practise has revolved around assessing and treating traumatized individuals.
- The conversation usually revolves around questions about episcopal leadership and the role of the laity.
- There have been scores of films revolving around the vampire theme.
- Excellence in journalism revolves around the key concepts of transparency, accountability, objectivity and credibility.
- One important dispute revolved around Marx and the leading anarchist Bakunin.
- ‘The strong emphasis is revolving around treating people as individuals - not just people in the Royal Navy, but families as well,’ he said.
- According to Brunt, urban public life revolves mainly around watching and being watched.
- Debates on the authority of texts, however, still revolve around the question of who dies first.
- In the lower weight classes, the world still revolves around Oscar.
- I would have laughed if this conversation weren't revolving around him being a murderer.
- However, his life now revolves mainly around his work.
- The storylines often revolve around the needs of the wrestlers.
- The most important rituals revolve around the cycle of ancestral and royal observances.
- My campaign will revolve around this theme in the lead-up to the polls on Dec.1.
- For a while, an important corporate worldview revolved around quality.
- An important element of the case revolves around which party initially contacted the other.
- Frankly, the whole discussion revolves around who has the authority to order the use of these drugs.
- Amphris was a little untrusting some times, especially when issues of trust revolved around such important and delicate matters as the one at hand.
- It would have all the commercial elements with a storyline revolving around college students.
1(wheel) hacer girar
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