In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1toalla femininebefore noun towel bar / (British) rail — (de barra) toallero masculine
- She grabbed brown paper towels from her desk and started wiping off Ellen's dress.
- Use a dust pan and brush for the larger pieces, damp paper towels or cloths for smaller slivers.
- Piece by piece they were trying to clean the pocketbooks with paper towels.
- If water beads up around your fingertip when you press on the paper towel, the towel is too wet.
- She turned around to pick up the paper towels and wipe it off.
- I pulled a few paper towels from the dispenser and proceeded to wipe down the bench.
- Use your bath towels and wash cloths only once, and then wash them.
- She suddenly felt a thick wad of paper towels shoved into her hand.
- To add a sheen, polish the eggs with a paper towel or cloth wetted with vegetable oil.
- Using a dry cloth or paper towel to wipe the surface dry prevents streaking.
- Having plenty of paper towels or cut pieces of old cloth towels near the buckets helps with the hand-drying process.
- The bell finally rang and Kate stood up from the floor wiping her eyes and blowing her nose with paper towels.
- After doing several areas, dry off excess moisture with soft absorbent cloths or towels, which can be laundered and reused.
- Flat leaves work best: If necessary, press them between paper towels in a thick book a few days before using.
- For this you'll use a very little colour and you'll fill the brush with paint and then wipe most of it off on a paper towel.
- Dab out excess water on a paper towel and twist sponge as you apply the color to the page.
- Wipe windows with lintless cloth, paper towels or crumpled newspapers.
- Wipe down work surfaces with paper towels or disposable cloths.
- She wiped up the beer with paper towels, swept the dirt out onto the porch.
- With the final paper towels, we wiped the floor clean one last time.
transitive verbtoweled, towelling, towelled, toweling
1secar con toallato towel sb/oneself down / off — secar a algn/secarse con una toalla
- he toweled himself dry — se secó con una toalla
- He began pressing various keys on the console whilst Drake towelled himself off and walked over to the controls.
- I came home, towelled myself dry, and sat close by my big kitchen radiator sipping a large mug of steaming hot coffee in an attempt to get warm.
- She regretfully stepped out of the tub and towelled herself dry, winding the towel around her shoulder-length chestnut hair last.
- Scott turned off the water, which had started to get cold anyway, and started to towel off.
- When he stepped out of the shower and started to towel off, he heard Jim hang up the phone.
- Her hair was still wet but she had toweled it off, soaking up the excess rainwater.
- After she towelled herself dry, Lori helped her set her hair in curlers.
- I tried to help her out a bit by drying her off with a hand towel, but she wasn't too interested (few cats like to be towelled off in my experience).
- He smiled and forced himself to look away as he began to towel himself dry.
- I should finish towelling my hands at this line, not that one.
- She smiled to herself as she stepped out of the shower and began to towel off.
- She wiped off any lingering raindrops on her face, toweling her hair and dress lightly, and placing her handbag next to her coat on the floor.
- I yelled as the freezing water soaked me, and I hastily scrambled out, toweling myself dry.
- Rain was sweeping in on the stage, and he got soaked, but he just towelled himself down.
- It felt strangely comforting to towel off and put my worn, old, casual clothes on.
- So this most compulsive of fiddlers will hope to continue tying and re-tying his laces and towelling his face well into the final week.
- Once I had stopped shaking from the temperature change I began to towel myself off.
- The two headed to their sides of the arena to towel off and take long drinks from canteens of flavored water.
- The pair then jog back up to the beach, and - without even towelling themselves down - jump straight into the cabin of their vehicle.
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