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1(band)feminine correamasculine suavizadorfeminine correafeminine correafeminine agarraderashoe strap — tirita del zapato feminine
- Carry handbags with short straps; those that sling a long way down are easy targets
- I am quite sure however, that shampoo and leather straps would be involved at certain points in the process.
- You never had to think about ribbon belts or decorative bra straps.
- Velcro closures keep the case securely closed, and there's a strap for belt carry.
- They wore wine satin ballerina-length dresses with shoestring straps, and carried smaller versions of the bride's bouquet.
- Slung across his shoulder on a leather strap was a wicker basket.
- It had school satchel style leather straps and buckles instead of Velcro or twist fasteners.
- Combined with a fetching ensemble of white leather belts and straps, the effect is arresting.
- The painting shows the collectors transporting the trees in large clay pots carried on straps.
- The canteen was a hard leather flask with straps to tie it to a belt.
- She took a leather strap and buckled it around my wrist, attaching the dagger to it, pulling the sleeve down to conceal the weapon.
- Over his battle tunic went the clean white leather belts and honest straps.
- All over her were cuts and her clothing was ripped by the impact of the whip's leather strap.
- A light rain falls on her shoulders as she pulls her purse up by its leather strap and sighs.
- Two clips sat on either side of the leather carry strap.
- Adrian also says the hawk is trailing leather straps which tied it to a perch.
- But the leather straps are splattered with paint from foolishly decorating in them once, so they could really do with an entire replacement at some point.
- My mother swayed over to the door in her black leather shoes, straps strangling her white ankles and heels.
- He slipped it back into the scabbard and then picked up the streamlined sniper rifle, slinging it over his shoulder by its leather strap.
- The leather strap of her shoulder holster had been oiled.
2tirante masculinebretel masculine Southern Cone
3British(punishment)to give sb the strap — darle a algn con la correa
1(tie)atar con una correasujetar con una correaamarrar con una correa Latin America River Plateto strap oneself in — ponerse / abrocharse el cinturón de seguridad
- I strapped up my trunk — le puse la correa al baúl
2BritishMedicinevendarshe strapped my ankle — me vendó el tobillo
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