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English definition of “wrap sth around sb/sth”

wrap sth around sb/sth

( UK also wrap sth round sb/sth)
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with wrap   /ræp/ (-pp-) us  
to put a piece of clothing or material around someone or something, usually to keep them or it warm: It was so cold that he wrapped a scarf tightly around his face. to put part of your body, such as your fingers or arms, tightly around something or someone: She wrapped her arms around her knees.
(Definition of wrap sth around sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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