In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tablecloth/map) desdoblar(map/tablecloth) extender(newspaper) abrir(wings) desplegar(arms) descruzarhe unfolded a coin from his handkerchief — sacó una moneda que tenía envuelta en el pañuelo
- Once in place, the lens unfolds into the correct position.
- Lavana picked up the note and sat on his bed as she opened it up and unfolded the paper.
- I held my breath as I opened the envelope and unfolded the piece of paper in it.
- When folded it sits behind the rear seatbacks, and it opens easily by pulling it out to the loading edge, unfolding and locking it open.
- He carefully opened it, and unfolded the gray piece of paper inside.
- The one next to him on his left unfolded a paper map of the known areas of the world.
- She tore open the envelope and unfolded the paper inside, but sighed when she looked at it.
- I continued packing my clothes, folding shirts, unfolding them, tucking socks into shoes.
- She lifted the envelope, and tore it open, and unfolding the letter, she read the typed print.
- The paper inside was tightly folded; as he unfolded it, something fell out.
- Becky was sitting in one of the pews nervously folding and unfolding a piece of paper, which was her speech.
- The singing ceased as the child was given a task, and she carefully unfolded the map and spread it out above the top of Dom's head.
- Ted unfolded the map and spread it out across the hood of my car.
- It is observed that none of the colors is appreciably more buried or exposed to water upon unfolding or folding.
- She tore open the envelope, unfolding the two page letter, and hungrily read every line of her son's missive.
- She carelessly ripped open the envelope and unfolded the piece of paper.
- She tore the thin white envelope open and unfolded the small, yellow-lined notebook paper.
- The council is understood to be concerned that fingers could become trapped when the scooter is folded or unfolded.
- He took off the plastic wrap and searched for a fork for her while she ripped open the envelope and unfolded the paper that was inside.
- It's very important to condition your horse to the sound of rattling paper as you fold and unfold the map.
2literary(reveal)(secret) revelar(secret) desvelar(secret) develar Latin America
- It amazes me that watching events unfolding on my screen again affects me as powerfully still one year on.
- There was a huge outpouring of grief and shock as the events unfolded on Tuesday.
- Another favorite device is the making of narratives that unfold the spatial organization of pictures.
- An exclusive report details what really happened - and unfolds the agony of a grieving guide who led his clients to their deaths.
- As the plot develops you realize that as many of the events unfold, it is not clear which of them occur naturally and which are engineered by the people that govern.
- As the event unfolds, and as the enquiry reveals details, I'd expect to see more of that.
- Watching events unfold in the global market, we've long warned that economic conditions were deteriorating.
- It would be a lie to say my son is unduly concerned by events unfolding in the Middle East.
- Eternity will reveal and unfold the answer best.
- That is how fast political events are unfolding in Zambia.
- The past four weeks saw many interesting events unfold in the local soccer scene, and I missed out big time because I was away on leave.
- The efficiency of the architect lies in unfolding the unexplainable details.
- A poet's life compressed into this book unfolds ideas both minute and complex.
- Well, I think we'll know how to measure success or failure as events unfold.
- Events could unfold as described above, or they could develop a bit differently, give or take a nuke or two.
- The first is more of a timeline, where the events are unfolding and the issues are starting to emerge.
- The meandering pace with which Benton unfolds his narrative reinforces the lesson.
- Trained as a musician, Adams understood the richness of variation that could be unfolded from a single theme.
- The plot of the play centres around the Doyle Family and many revelations are unfolded as the play unfolds its riveting story.
- When we come back, we'll get the latest from our reporters watching the parade of events unfolding in Iraq.
- We watched the events unfold in horrid fascination.
- The opposite view is that managers have very limited ability to determine outcomes and that strategy emerges as events unfold.
- Yesterday a tragedy unfolded, a tragic event that could have been avoided, one that led to the unfortunate loss of life.
- The complex large-scale forms of serious music unfold their narratives in time with an authority that cannot be hurried.
- The Godfreys said yesterday it was difficult to process the information as the tragedy unfolded.
- Curtis also masterfully unfolds a portrait of the black working class in the Depression.
- Through study and hindsight, he was able to bring his own perspective to bear on how these momentous events unfolded and changed the world in so many ways.
- The Sikh history, in all its varied phases, unfolds the genius of the Sikhs as a dynamic community.
- The events unfold in reverse chronological order, starting with a car accident that leaves Georgia in a coma.
- Escaping the obvious, her works allow for a freedom of interpretation and reading, each unfolding an absorbing narrative.
- It takes the reader into the world of six ordinary women and slowly unfolds each life, layer by layer, to reveal the secret that defines their existence.
- The book is designed to unfold its theme between these two brief poems: the theme of human love as a kind of miraculous agony.
- Traditionally, ambiguity in unfolding news requires flexibility to different aspects of the same story.
- As the episodes unfold, we gradually see beneath the generic surface of the characters.
- I often think of them as an extension of Plan A, literally risk management as the incident or event unfolds.
1(flower/leaf) abrirse(wings) desplegarse
2(be revealed)(plot/drama/events) desarrollarse(panorama/scene) extenderse(scene/panorama) desplegarse
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