In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mat/cloth) tejer(web/basket) tejer(story/plot) tejerthey wove a roof out of branches — hicieron un techo entretejiendo ramas
- she wove a novel around these events — tejió la trama de una novela en torno a estos sucesos
- A machine for weaving cloth, programmed by a punched card, had already been perfected by the end of the 18th century by Jacquard, whose name is now a dictionary word.
- No one weaves their own cloth these days either, do they?
- In a neatly woven narrative, he recounts the time he spent with young men for whom making it as rappers is the most likely, perhaps the only escape from an existence with virtually nil prospects.
- Interestingly, the script has been woven from true stories of women interviewed by Naomi.
- Ryan has also made a film called Against the Ropes - a fictional tale woven around the true story of female boxing promoter Jackie Kallen.
- When woollen cloth was woven on a handloom the nap had to be combed in order to raise it.
- The reason for this, I think, is that Mitchell simply manages to weave such a compelling story.
- It will come in handy later in the movie when we begin to wonder just exactly where the real person fits into the complex story woven around her.
- Villagers then filtered out the sediment by pouring the water through tightly woven cloth.
- Every young girl was supposed to be able to weave cloth and do elaborate embroidery.
- She has woven a complex narrative of hope and danger in the city that was destined to be the beacon of the New South.
- It is a novel woven with complex images of politics, leaders, freedom fighters and their lives.
- Women habitually baked bread, churned butter, brewed beer, sewed clothes, knitted stockings, spun yarn, and even sometimes milled flour and wove cloth.
- In the cotton industry, for example, most firms either spun yarn or wove cloth, which was in turn sent to an independent dyer and finisher.
- A roughly woven cloth was wrapped around his narrow hips and was barely long enough to keep him decent.
- From this offbeat narrative experiment, Greendale weaves a story of good, simple townsfolk under assault from authoritarian governments, corporations, media and so on.
- Cloth is woven from wild silk and from locally grown cotton.
- Call me lazy, but I don't really want to grow my own cotton, spin my own thread, weave my own cloth, and sew a shirt out of it.
- The story has been woven from actual incidents.
- In 1851, George Hemshall received the Prince Albert Medal for weaving a seamless linen shirt.
- In her new novel, she weaves a complex tale full of unexpected plot twists and turns.
- In 1782, Watt developed a rotary engine that could turn a shaft and drive machinery to power the machines to spin and weave cotton cloth.
- In many ways, it is the pivot on which J.K. Rowling's entire tale revolves; the fabric from which the next tale will be woven.
- Wear shirts made from tightly woven cloth, like long-sleeved cotton T-shirts.
- Both houses had hearths and ovens, and one had an upright loom for weaving cloth.
- Where privacy is a concern, invest in lighter curtain fabrics such as lightly woven linens or cottons that have a high degree of translucence.
- Two of the most prestigious silk cloths are also woven on looms fitted with a flying shuttle.
- The tapestry is woven in wool on linen warps and contains details in silk, gold and silver.
- These individuals have vivid imaginations, love to weave stories and tales, and are prone to exaggeration.
- She weaves a fantastic visual tale of her surroundings that she constantly interacts with.
- That story is being woven by international tellers.
- Craftspeople spin cotton fabrics and weave strips of cloth that are sewn together to make durable garments.
- I was given a sewing machine so I could make my own clothes and I was given a small loom so I used to weave cloth, I was that sort of child.
- The other main form of visual art is silk and cotton woven cloth with elaborate and subtle patterns and colors.
2(thread together)(threads) entretejer(threads) entrelazar(branches/straw) entretejerthe film weaves the two stories together — la película entreteje las dos historias
- she wove the twigs into a basket — tejió / hizo un cesto con las ramitas
- she weaves these anecdotes into her lectures — entreteje / intercala estas anécdotas en sus conferencias
- If you spin or weave you often have other interests such as looking after sheep or giving lessons.
- The cloth was very strange; it was like moss and leaves that had been somehow woven together.
- It is an inexpensive fiber from an East Asian plant and can be spun or woven into a fabric.
- She stood frozen, gazing at the sheer beauty of the dress, each thread intricately woven to create perfection.
- Unfortunately, the only source of material for clothing is human hair, which can be woven into clothing.
1(make cloth, baskets)tejerto get weaving — poner manos a la obra
- let's get weaving! — ¡manos a la obra!
- I'd better get weaving on that report — va a ser mejor que me ponga a escribir el informe
1trama femininetejido masculineopen weave — trama abierta
pastwove"/"weaved" past p"woven"/"weaved
1the river weaves a serpentine course along the valley — el río serpentea por el valle
- to weave one's way — abrirse camino — en zigzag
1pastwove"/"weaved" past p"woven"/"weaved(road) serpentear(road) zigzaguear(person) zigzagueara cyclist weaving in and out of the traffic — un ciclista zigzagueando por entre el tráfico
2past & past pweaved(sway)tambalearsebambolearseshe weaved off toward the door — se fue hacia la puerta haciendo eses
- (in boxing) to bob / duck and weave — esquivar y escabullirse
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