Translation of envolver in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 [paquete/regalo] to wrap, wrap up ¿se lo envuelvo? shall I wrap it (up) for you? ¿me lo puede envolver para regalo? could you gift wrap it? envolver algo/a algn
enalgo to wrap sth/sb (up) insth envolvió al niño en una manta she wrapped the child (up) in a blanket
- 2 (rodear) [membrana/capa] to surround; [humo/tristeza] to envelop la niebla envolvía la ciudad fog enveloped the city, the city was shrouded in fog un velo de misterio envuelve el caso the case is cloaked o/or shrouded in mystery un halo de santidad la envolvía she seemed to be shrouded in o/or surrounded by an aura of saintliness
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