In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gently ruffle)the breeze riffled the feathers on her hat — la brisa acariciaba suavemente las plumas de su sombrero
2(shuffle)(cards) barajar(cards) mezclar
- They may riffle or strip too high and, again, inadvertently expose cards allowing you to know their approximate location.
1to riffle through sth
- she riffled through the pages of the book — hojeó el libro
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