In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbwoven, wove
1(cloth/mat) (en telar) tejer(web/basket) tejer(plot/story) 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
- Where privacy is a concern, invest in lighter curtain fabrics such as lightly woven linens or cottons that have a high degree of translucence.
- 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.
- These individuals have vivid imaginations, love to weave stories and tales, and are prone to exaggeration.
- 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.
- A roughly woven cloth was wrapped around his narrow hips and was barely long enough to keep him decent.
- The reason for this, I think, is that Mitchell simply manages to weave such a compelling story.
- Craftspeople spin cotton fabrics and weave strips of cloth that are sewn together to make durable garments.
- It is a novel woven with complex images of politics, leaders, freedom fighters and their lives.
- Interestingly, the script has been woven from true stories of women interviewed by Naomi.
- Wear shirts made from tightly woven cloth, like long-sleeved cotton T-shirts.
- 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.
- Ryan has also made a film called Against the Ropes - a fictional tale woven around the true story of female boxing promoter Jackie Kallen.
- That story is being woven by international tellers.
- Villagers then filtered out the sediment by pouring the water through tightly woven cloth.
- From this offbeat narrative experiment, Greendale weaves a story of good, simple townsfolk under assault from authoritarian governments, corporations, media and so on.
- She has woven a complex narrative of hope and danger in the city that was destined to be the beacon of the New South.
- Both houses had hearths and ovens, and one had an upright loom for weaving cloth.
- The tapestry is woven in wool on linen warps and contains details in silk, gold and silver.
- 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.
- Two of the most prestigious silk cloths are also woven on looms fitted with a flying shuttle.
- 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.
- In 1851, George Hemshall received the Prince Albert Medal for weaving a seamless linen shirt.
- When woollen cloth was woven on a handloom the nap had to be combed in order to raise it.
- In her new novel, she weaves a complex tale full of unexpected plot twists and turns.
- 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.
- She weaves a fantastic visual tale of her surroundings that she constantly interacts with.
- 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.
- No one weaves their own cloth these days either, do they?
- Women habitually baked bread, churned butter, brewed beer, sewed clothes, knitted stockings, spun yarn, and even sometimes milled flour and wove cloth.
- The story has been woven from actual incidents.
- The other main form of visual art is silk and cotton woven cloth with elaborate and subtle patterns and colors.
- Every young girl was supposed to be able to weave cloth and do elaborate embroidery.
- Cloth is woven from wild silk and from locally grown cotton.
- 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.
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
- 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.
- Unfortunately, the only source of material for clothing is human hair, which can be woven into clothing.
- She stood frozen, gazing at the sheer beauty of the dress, each thread intricately woven to create perfection.
- If you spin or weave you often have other interests such as looking after sheep or giving lessons.
intransitive verbwoven, wove
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
transitive verbwoven, wove
past tense wove"or "weaved" past participle "woven"or "weaved
1the river weaves a serpentine course along the valley — el río serpentea por el valle
- to weave one's way — abrirse camino
intransitive verbwoven, wove
1past tense wove"or "weaved" past participle "woven"or "weaved(road) serpentear(road) zigzaguear(person) zigzagueara cyclist weaving in and out of the traffic — un ciclista zigzagueando por entre el tráfico
- Witnesses described how the two men were driving ‘like madmen’, weaving in and out of traffic, cutting in front of buses, and speeding around roundabouts.
- The four weaved through the trees, heading for the western edge of the forest.
- We weaved back and forth across the road to avoid the largest of the potholes, dodging trucks and motorbikes and cows along the way.
- On the night of the rally, we walked with the crowd for nearly an hour, bobbing and weaving to avoid the umbrellas.
- Everyone is weaving all over the road to avoid the deep holes.
- Then Mary started to throw things and he had to duck and weave to avoid the homemade missiles.
- After weaving between a few trees, the vehicle climbs a subtle dune and stops.
- I wondered about a lot of things as I weaved through the few remaining cars to mine.
- She carefully weaved her way through the crowd of students making for the exit.
- She sighed and looked over at him before weaving back through the trees.
- The girl weaved through the throng of people to stumble into the nearest tent.
- She waved at him over her shoulder before they followed the young man through the streets, desperately trying not to lose sight of him while weaving in and out of the rowdy crowd.
- Several witnesses observed a driver in a 1993 Chevrolet Cavalier speeding and weaving in and out of traffic while northbound on PR 216.
- The cabbie often harbours the misconception that he is a racing driver and your heart will be in your mouth as you see him weave and twist in the traffic.
- Cars swerved this way and that to avoid them as they weaved in and around the traffic.
- Horns blare as cars weave to avoid horse-drawn carts.
- They started down the crowded hallway, weaving around slower moving crowds.
- She easily weaved around the few cars which were on the road.
- During this he drove through red traffic lights, forced other vehicles to brake to avoid collisions, weaved in and out of traffic, and reached 85 mph.
- Fast-paced dance music was playing, and people were either dancing like crazy, making out or weaving through the crowds looking for their dates.
- Butler was weaving through the traffic, trying to get as close as possible.
- While the convoy weaved its way through the narrow streets of a small town, an improvised explosive devise exploded.
- His car rumbled through dense vegetation and weaved back and forth to avoid trees.
2past tense, past participle weaved(sway)tambalearsebambolearseshe weaved off toward the door — se fue hacia la puerta haciendo eses
- Special grilles can be put over the stable door to restrict the movement of the head and neck when the horse is standing with his head over the stable door, but some horses weave inside the stable.
- Of course she used to pace up and down the paddocks when she was turned out, too, but she didn't weave in the field.
- When a horse weaves he is basically walking in place, swaying his front and neck from side to side repetitively.
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