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folded about his cap

Spanish translation: entrelazadas sobre la gorra

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18:37 Jul 6, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: folded about his cap
His hands are thick with latent arthritis. The fingernails cracked and chipped, folded about his cap.
xxxjalase
Spanish translation:entrelazadas sobre la gorra
Explanation:
Del Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary:

fold:

3 : to clasp together : ENTWINE <fold the hands>


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Note added at 51 mins (2007-07-06 19:29:20 GMT)
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también podría ser "recogidas"

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Note added at 2 days19 hrs (2007-07-09 14:22:49 GMT)
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http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/about

da esto:

Usage: About, around. "She was pleased with the conversation about her." Use "around her."

que vendría a ser "sobre" o "alrededor de".

O sea, tu frase da la imagen de unas manos avejentadas sosteniendo, o agarradas de, un gorro.
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xxxjacana54
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47 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
entrelazadas sobre la gorra


Explanation:
Del Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary:

fold:

3 : to clasp together : ENTWINE <fold the hands>


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 51 mins (2007-07-06 19:29:20 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

también podría ser "recogidas"

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Note added at 2 days19 hrs (2007-07-09 14:22:49 GMT)
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http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/definition/about

da esto:

Usage: About, around. "She was pleased with the conversation about her." Use "around her."

que vendría a ser "sobre" o "alrededor de".

O sea, tu frase da la imagen de unas manos avejentadas sosteniendo, o agarradas de, un gorro.


xxxjacana54
Uruguay
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 48
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Zelus et Radix
143 days
  -> gracias, me sorprende esto de hace tanto tiempo

agree  Walter Landesman
156 days
  -> gracias de vuelta
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