In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbwrapped, wrapping
1(cover)(gift/parcel) envolvershall I wrap it for you?, would you like it wrapped? — ¿se lo envuelvo?
- to wrap sth/sb in/with sth — envolver algo/a algn en/con algo
- The designers used paper fabric to wrap each chair.
- My presents had been wrapped in tissue paper or cheap linen, with small hollies or nativities on them.
- Mieczyslaw wrapped his shoes in paper bags so he wouldn't slip on the snow.
- Coming back into the room, she wrapped a soft night-robe around her.
- Dr Conrad took a blanket from the bed and wrapped it tightly round him, then gently fished a tissue out of a box and wiped the tears from Danny's face.
- When he got out of his car they wrapped him in a protest banner.
- When it has fully cooled and solidified, the fat should be wrapped in old paper then put in the bin.
- Leaves were wrapped in moist paper towels and immediately transported to the lab.
- Now my desk is covered in little slips of curled paper from where they wrapped themselves around the roller.
- Fruit were handled with care and, after harvest, were individually wrapped in wet paper towels to retain water.
- Experts are convinced the hair, which was carefully wrapped in tissue paper, is a genuine lock from the Queen's head.
- I checked the closet and found some gold wrapping paper to wrap Angel's present.
- A Culinary Institute of America grad and former Neil Stein employee, Curley wraps chicken fingers in black forest ham and Swiss.
- It was a relief when I finally found my way back to the car and wrapped myself up in Andrea's mummy bag.
- The gifts should be wrapped in Christmas paper, stating whether they are for a man or a woman.
- The shoe boxes are then wrapped in Christmas paper and sent off to one of seven countries, mostly in Eastern Europe.
- Please remember your box and its lid should be wrapped separately in Christmas paper and fastened with a rubber band but not sealed.
- He then sent a boy for some brown paper and wrapped the fish in it.
- The pillars are wrapped in new reflective material which allows light to bounce off the stone and create a natural light in the building.
- The tropical night comes fast - soon a soft darkness wraps the beach except where the gas lanterns light the work of the bhajiwallahs and the fortune tellers.
2(wind, entwine)I wrapped paper around the vase — envolví el jarrón con papel
- she wrapped a shawl about her — se envolvió en un chal
- he wrapped his arms around her — la estrechó entre sus brazos
- he wrapped his car around a tree — chocó (el coche) contra un árbol
- go on and wrap yourself around that cheese sandwich — ¡vamos, híncale el diente a ese sandwich de queso!
3literary(surround, immerse)envolverthe town was wrapped in darkness/mist — la oscuridad/niebla envolvía la ciudad literary
- the affair lay wrapped in mystery — el asunto estaba envuelto en misterio / rodeado de misterio
- A moment later the four of us were wrapped in a huge embrace.
- Tom wrapped her body in a comforting embrace as George answered the question.
- Precious seconds later, they were wrapped in a tight embrace, each unwilling to let the other go.
- She jumped into his embrace, wrapping her arms tightly around his neck as his own encircled her tiny frame.
- As a reaction the man grabbed her close to him, wrapping her into an embrace.
- I felt Aunt Laura sit next to me and wrap me in another embrace.
- Immediately she was wrapped in an embrace, a familiar perfume filling her nose.
- I felt someone wrap me in an embrace in the dark alley; I buried my head into their chest, smelling the sweet smell of vanilla.
- For several minutes they embraced each other and wrapped themselves in loving passion.
- Before I knew it though tears were streaming down my face and Marco reached over and wrapped me in a bear hug.
- Remembering the way Chandra and Lydia had embraced her, Bryony wrapped her arms about the child.
- Zeke brought his mouth to mine again, this time coaxing me to wrap him in an embrace.
- Upon hearing them, the old woman wrapped Altair into an embrace similar to the one she'd given Ada, nearly squeezing the life out of him.
- Two of them wrapped him in an embrace of mateship, holding his arms to his side.
- Jordan was taken aback for a moment before he undid his seatbelt and leant over to his mother to wrap her in his embrace.
- He wrapped her in his embrace as the panic he felt earlier finally subsiding.
- I was wrapped in Diogenes' embrace and gazing sleepily at the flames as they danced within the confines of the fire pit.
- It was then that Adam noticed she had her hands wrapped around herself, covering herself up.
- The cool, mid-October air meant that we needed to start wearing jackets outside, and in our final embrace, he wrapped me in his.
- Samara yelped when Ethan suddenly grabbed her and gave her a bear hug, wrapping her whole body with his open sweater.
1.1(shawl)chal masculinepañoleta feminine
- With a collection of fashionable and luxurious coats, jackets and wraps, it has all your cold-weather needs covered.
- More fluid designs and flowers bloomed all over the catwalks, on everything from chiffon dresses and silk wraps to shirts, bikinis and kaftans.
- Finally, Dragana Perisic's simple, stylish pieces consists of wraps for men and long straight skirts for women.
- Handwoven cotton cloth is sewn into wraps for women and tunics for men, as well as into blankets.
- But you need warmer wraps and sweaters for the evenings and early mornings.
- However, mothers and grannies of the bride need not be alarmed, as wraps, boleros and capes are very much in vogue for the service at least.
- She was wearing a kilt that morning, a wrap of heavy pleated material belted at her waist and colored in a green and brown tie-dyed pattern.
- Like her husband, she wore her wealth on an emerald green dress and the fox-fur wrap lying behind her though it was summertime.
- To survive winter mornings and evenings, you need warmer wraps and sweaters.
- And as suddenly as it had started, it broke away as Claire slipped out of bed, dragging the top sheet with her as a loose wrap.
- Capes, ponchos and crocheted wraps were teamed with pants and even skirts.
- It is common for women to cover their lower outer garments with a traditional wrap (lamba).
- For everyday wear men wear a cotton wrap, a shirt, and sandals.
- The wrap is super soft, warm and is put on when getting out of the shower or bath.
- The multi poncho wrap is a bohemian must have when teamed with chocolate brown cord jeans.
- They also have a great collections of jewellery and accessories such as shawls and wraps.
- The wrap should be loose enough to slip a finger underneath it.
- Others showed whole garments of fur - coats, jackets and wraps.
- The collection on the ramp includes plenty of blouses, wraps, body-fitted crushed tops and scarves.
- Chief bridesmaid Rhauan Jade Young (bride's goddaughter) wore a gold dress, with a wrap and tiara.
1.2US (robe)bata femininesalto de cama masculine Southern Cone
2(wrapper, wrapping)envoltorio masculineto keep sth under wraps — mantener algo en secreto
- to take the wraps off sth — sacar algo a la luz
- The A-shaped cups are now covered in a shrink-sleeve wrap made from high-quality film.
- These are all variations on the same thing, though: a soft cloth wrap that holds the baby close.
- I prefer to see my food in cello wrap with little indication that it was actually an animal or alive at one time.
- He cut it in half, fat ways, and smiled at me as he wrapped each half in plastic deli wrap.
- The pumpkin-shaped balloon is composed of a lightweight polyethylene film about the thickness of ordinary plastic food wrap.
- Seal it all in plastic kitchen wrap, and leave untouched for at least a week to 10 days.
- The silk yarn produced from these equipment can be used as wrap and is a substitute for the imported tasar one.
- Remove, cut away the cling wrap and serve with the roe sauce.
- Tiny hands forming tiny people out of cereal, foil wrap or paper clips, illustrate the size of children's personally improvised art.
- Films are the type of flexible plastic used in plastic bags or food wrap, only much thicker.
- It's best to give the flavors a little time to meld, so wrap the sandwich in plastic wrap and store in the fridge for a few hours if you can.
- Bones and plastic food wrap can cause choking and/or obstruct a pet's digestive system, and may require a surgical solution.
- They will need to wrap their hair with plastic food wrap or a shower cap.
- Remove from heat and cover with plastic wrap, pressing wrap against sauce.
- He was slowly peeling the cling wrap from his sandwich.
- Healthy skin can be pictured as a multi-layer cake covered by a single sheet of clear plastic food wrap to keep it fresh.
- Forget the toy and just let Fluffy enjoy this colorful paper wrap saturated in pure catnip nectar.
- To maintain humidity during germination, I place the flat in a plastic bag, cover it with plastic food wrap or use a plastic humidity cover.
- Almost 100 bales of silage wrap, eight bales of straw and a number of tyres were destroyed as the blaze spread to his property.
- In the Home department is a selection of Mother's Day cards, wrap and gifts from photo frames to books.
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