Definition of 'wrap'
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Remove the cucumber ribbons from the vinegar and wrap them around a fork to make little spirals. The Sun (2016)Luck waits for you where gifts are wrapped. The Sun (2016)It was time to wrap things up. The Sun (2016)In winter it is deserted save for a few dog walkers dressed in big coats and wrapped in scarves. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The marriage bed lies on its side in a back room, still wrapped in plastic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Be sure to wrap up warm so you don't catch a chill. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Personal effects such as shoes, hats and hand luggage sit carefully wrapped in plastic awaiting collection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Next, cut the sheet to the correct length and wrap round the waist, securing with the ribbon. The Sun (2016)The use of body wraps is not a new idea. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)They are stored wrapped in plastic and aluminium. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)The sandwiches come elegantly wrapped so they look like a gold brick. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Plastic will be wrapped around its exterior on which artists will set to work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The end is folded over and then the band wrapped about the package. Christianity Today (2000)The wind gusts hard but the man just wraps the coat tighter. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Cover with plastic wrap and put in the freezer overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sixty wraps of the drug were found in his pants. The Sun (2015)You could keep that under wraps in the days when talk pieces were unsigned. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Previous generations had little choice but to wrap up warm at night. The Sun (2014)They carefully wrapped up the ailing mammals so they could be taken to a holding pen yesterday. The Sun (2010)Wrap the whole thing in tin foil. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She finds fame as the creator of the wrap dress. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He found an inner tube which he wrapped round his mother to keep her afloat. The Sun (2010)But it took three more match points before he could wrap up victory. ITF World of Tennis (1993)The body is then wrapped in clingfilm for ten minutes to increase the effect. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The chairs in the room are still wrapped in plastic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its sandwiches and wraps are good food for fans on the move. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As she prayed her voice seemed to wrap me around with gentleness. Seminary Boy (2006)There are many alternatives to equities that can prove to be equally dubious while being wrapped in a cloak of respectability. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have some Easter gift deals wrapped up too. The Sun (2016)These treats don't come gift wrapped but they will definitely keep you warm. The Sun (2008)The woman wears a floral wrap, and she has cuddled up to him, her cheek on his shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'wrap'
British English: wrap /ræp/ VERB
When you wrap something, you fold paper or cloth tightly round it to cover it completely, for example in order to protect it or so that you can give it to someone as a present.
He had bought and wrapped presents for the children.
- American English: wrap
- Arabic: يُغَلِّفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: embrulhar
- Chinese: 包装
- Croatian: zamotati
- Czech: zabalit
- Danish: pakke ind
- Dutch: inpakken
- European Spanish: envolver
- Finnish: kääriä
- French: emballer
- German: wickeln
- Greek: τυλίγω
- Italian: avvolgere
- Japanese: 包む
- Korean: 감싸다
- Norwegian: pakke
- Polish: zawinąć
- European Portuguese: embrulhar
- Romanian: a împacheta
- Russian: обертывать
- Spanish: envolver
- Swedish: slå in
- Thai: ห่อ
- Turkish: sarmak
- Ukrainian: загортати
- Vietnamese: gói
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