intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- (snuggle) acurrucarse* the children nestled down under the blankets los niños se acurrucaron bajo las mantas he nestled up to her se acurrucó contra ella the village nestles at the foot of the hill el pueblo está enclavado al pie de la montañaMore example sentences
- Mrs Grey Dove now has small brown hopping babies that nestle under her maternal wings at night.
- There is a more or less serious argument about contemporary culture nestling within this gleeful demolition job, but it does not become apparent until about halfway through the narrative.
- There is even a Thompson mouse nestling within one of the upper panels of the heavy iron-studded double doors of St William's College.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.