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transitive verbuntied, untying, unties
1(knot) deshacer(knot) desatar(shoelaces) desatar(shoelaces) desamarrar River Plate Latin America(dog/horse) soltar(horse/dog) desatar(dog/horse) desamarrar River Plate Latin America
- Nelson has something with shoelaces; he enjoys untying everybody's shoelaces to annoy them.
- She is the largest and nicest doll I have ever had, but I will never undress her or untie the red ribbons under her chin.
- As soon as it's tied, I untie and unwrap it again, and set it down on the pedestal.
- He picked up the small parcel and untied the string around it.
- Leanne grinned and obeyed, untying the floppy pink bow, and lifting the lid off the box slowly.
- He pulled off the ribbon, carefully untying the bow so as not to damage it and pulled away the tissue paper from a small plastic case, and he knew from the company logo embossed on the lid that the box contained a watch.
- I quickly untied the rope that was bound around her body, then worked on her hands and ankles.
- Finally, she untied the knot and let the dress tumble to a pile at her feet.
- Princess Grace, ever so carefully, untied the golden silk cords to the snow white carrying cloth, in which her dagger was kept.
- I untied the red ribbon that bound the black box and excitedly opened the lid to find a gorgeous strand of delicate, white diamonds.
- She stood up and began untying the binds to her dress.
- He reaches down and starts untying her other bootlace and gently pulling her boots and socks off, massaging her feet and ankles as he does.
- He quickly untied the cord that held the dress in place.
- When she wishes to punish anyone she gives them a basket of one hundred pairs of shoes all with the laces tied in a hundred tight knots and makes them sit and untie every one.
- My current shoelaces haven't been untied for at least a year and are getting a bit ragged, so I thought it was time for some new ones.
- His hands slipped behind my ears and untied my blindfold.
- They clambered into the little wooden boat and she instructed her to carefully begin untying the knot that secured her side of the boat.
- She untied the bloodstained black bandana from his neck.
- Jim untied the rope that was fastened to it and lit it.
- ‘You know, they really shouldn't torture you,’ said the girl who had finished untying the first of three knots.
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