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Translation of envolver in English:

verbo transitivo

also: envolverse verbo pronominal

  • 1.1 (reflexivo) (en una manta)
    to wrap oneself (up)
    se envolvió en la manta y se durmió
    she wrapped herself (up) in the blanket o she wrapped the blanket around herself and fell asleep
    1.2 (en un delito, asunto)
    to become involved
Example sentences
  • Lo pueden envolver con papel celofán y llevarlo de regalo.
  • Otra cosa es que los medios se dejen envolver.
  • Yo uso el Perú 21 para envolver pescado para mi cachorra.

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