Translation of unfold in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [tablecloth/map] desdoblar, extender*; [newspaper] abrir*; [wings] desplegar*; [arms] descruzar* he unfolded a coin from his handkerchief sacó una moneda que tenía envuelta en el pañuelo 1.2 (reveal) [literary/literario] [secret] revelar, desvelar, develar (Latin America/América Latina)Example sentences
- As the plot develops you realize that as many of the events unfold, it is not clear which of them occur naturally and which are engineered by the people that govern.
- When we come back, we'll get the latest from our reporters watching the parade of events unfolding in Iraq.
- Yesterday a tragedy unfolded, a tragic event that could have been avoided, one that led to the unfortunate loss of life.
- The efficiency of the architect lies in unfolding the unexplainable details.
- The plot of the play centres around the Doyle Family and many revelations are unfolded as the play unfolds its riveting story.
- A poet's life compressed into this book unfolds ideas both minute and complex.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 [flower/leaf] abrirse*; [wings] desplegarse* 1.2 (be revealed) [plot/drama/events] desarrollarse; [scene/panorama] extenderse*, desplegarse*Example sentences
- It's very important to condition your horse to the sound of rattling paper as you fold and unfold the map.
- The singing ceased as the child was given a task, and she carefully unfolded the map and spread it out above the top of Dom's head.
- Ted unfolded the map and spread it out across the hood of my car.
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