Translation of unfold in Spanish:


desdoblar, v.

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfəʊld//ˌənˈfoʊld/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (tablecloth/map) desdoblar
    (tablecloth/map) extender
    (newspaper) abrir
    (wings) desplegar
    (arms) descruzar
    he unfolded a coin from his handkerchief sacó una moneda que tenía envuelta en el pañuelo
    • It's very important to condition your horse to the sound of rattling paper as you fold and unfold the map.
    • Becky was sitting in one of the pews nervously folding and unfolding a piece of paper, which was her speech.
    • She tore open the envelope and unfolded the paper inside, but sighed when she looked at it.
    • 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.
    • She carelessly ripped open the envelope and unfolded the piece of paper.
    • She tore open the envelope, unfolding the two page letter, and hungrily read every line of her son's missive.
    • The council is understood to be concerned that fingers could become trapped when the scooter is folded or unfolded.
    • 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.
    • The paper inside was tightly folded; as he unfolded it, something fell out.
    • He carefully opened it, and unfolded the gray piece of paper inside.
    • 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.
    • I continued packing my clothes, folding shirts, unfolding them, tucking socks into shoes.
    • The one next to him on his left unfolded a paper map of the known areas of the world.
    • Lavana picked up the note and sat on his bed as she opened it up and unfolded the paper.
    • Ted unfolded the map and spread it out across the hood of my car.
    • I held my breath as I opened the envelope and unfolded the piece of paper in it.
    • She tore the thin white envelope open and unfolded the small, yellow-lined notebook paper.
    • Once in place, the lens unfolds into the correct position.
    • It is observed that none of the colors is appreciably more buried or exposed to water upon unfolding or folding.
    • She lifted the envelope, and tore it open, and unfolding the letter, she read the typed print.
    • When we come back, we'll get the latest from our reporters watching the parade of events unfolding in Iraq.
    • A poet's life compressed into this book unfolds ideas both minute and complex.
    • 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.
    • The meandering pace with which Benton unfolds his narrative reinforces the lesson.
    • 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.
    • Traditionally, ambiguity in unfolding news requires flexibility to different aspects of the same story.
    • 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 Godfreys said yesterday it was difficult to process the information as the tragedy unfolded.
    • I often think of them as an extension of Plan A, literally risk management as the incident or event unfolds.
    • Watching events unfold in the global market, we've long warned that economic conditions were deteriorating.
    • The events unfold in reverse chronological order, starting with a car accident that leaves Georgia in a coma.
    • Events could unfold as described above, or they could develop a bit differently, give or take a nuke or two.
    • 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.
    • Curtis also masterfully unfolds a portrait of the black working class in the Depression.
    • An exclusive report details what really happened - and unfolds the agony of a grieving guide who led his clients to their deaths.
    • Trained as a musician, Adams understood the richness of variation that could be unfolded from a single theme.
    • Escaping the obvious, her works allow for a freedom of interpretation and reading, each unfolding an absorbing narrative.
    • There was a huge outpouring of grief and shock as the events unfolded on Tuesday.
    • The opposite view is that managers have very limited ability to determine outcomes and that strategy emerges as events unfold.
    • That is how fast political events are unfolding in Zambia.
    • The book is designed to unfold its theme between these two brief poems: the theme of human love as a kind of miraculous agony.
    • The Sikh history, in all its varied phases, unfolds the genius of the Sikhs as a dynamic community.
    • As the episodes unfold, we gradually see beneath the generic surface of the characters.
    • It amazes me that watching events unfolding on my screen again affects me as powerfully still one year on.
    • 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.
    • As the event unfolds, and as the enquiry reveals details, I'd expect to see more of that.
    • The efficiency of the architect lies in unfolding the unexplainable details.
    • We watched the events unfold in horrid fascination.
    • Another favorite device is the making of narratives that unfold the spatial organization of pictures.
    • The plot of the play centres around the Doyle Family and many revelations are unfolded as the play unfolds its riveting story.
    • Well, I think we'll know how to measure success or failure as events unfold.
    • The complex large-scale forms of serious music unfold their narratives in time with an authority that cannot be hurried.
    • The first is more of a timeline, where the events are unfolding and the issues are starting to emerge.
    • Yesterday a tragedy unfolded, a tragic event that could have been avoided, one that led to the unfortunate loss of life.
  • 2literary

    (secret) revelar
    (secret) desvelar
    (secret) develar Latin America

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (leaf/flower) abrirse
    (wings) desplegarse
  • 2

    (be revealed)
    (plot/events/drama) desarrollarse
    (scene/panorama) extenderse
    (scene/panorama) desplegarse