wind around


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w>wind around

vt sep +prep objwickeln um; wind it once/twice around the postwinde or wickele es einmal/zweimal um den Pfosten; to wind one’s arms around somebodyseine Arme um jdn schlingen or winden (geh); to wind itself around somethingsich um etw schlingen
vi (road)sich winden
vi +prep obj (road)sich schlängeln durch; (procession)sich winden durch
References in classic literature ?
Having thus spoken, D'Artagnan cleared the ditch by the roadside and crossed the plain so as to wind around the village.
The arcades which duck, weave and wind around the centre of the Welsh capital are one of the aspects which give the place its character.
Cut a length of wire enough to double and wind around the bottom of the cover handle.
What riles me most is the fact that said newspaper lauds the likes of Wayne Rooney, left, who is reputedly paid PS250,000 a week for kicking a bag of wind around, for 180 minutes if they have two games
28 (ONA) Latest weather charts indicate that the tropical cyclone (NILOFAR) over central Arabian Sea is still persisting and its surface wind around the storm estimated to be between 85 to 95 knots, the cyclone centre is about 510 km from Oman South-East coasts.
The day will be cloudy with a high near 30 and a northwest wind around 8 mph.
Perhaps the effigy now gathering dust beside the deserted Ricoh Arena will remind football supporters country wide, that Mr Hill was the driving force behind managers, players and agents' greed, which has since pushed admission prices, to watch 22 grown men kicking a bag of wind around for an average of four minutes apiece per match, beyond their means.
Due to their nature, it's impossible to predict exactly where but we could see particularly heavy downpours in some areas with strong gusts of wind around the south and south west coastline.
What is the term given to the circulation of wind around an area of high pressure?
The colourful show joined millions of pinwheels spinning in the wind around the world -in the United States, Great Britain, South America, Australia, the Middle East, Canada, Africa, Europe and Asia; pinwheels all over the world.
But poor Bono got a touch of stage fright and ended up breaking wind around the girls all afternoon - and sending them running for cover.
Air conditioned mini-buses full of tourists wind around the narrow streets of Makiki, and breeze past the school Obama attended and the apartment building where his grandparents raised him.