Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “wrap sb (up) in cotton wool” en inglés

See all translations

wrap sb (up) in cotton wool

UK
to try to protect someone too carefully: You can't wrap (up) your children in cotton wool forever.
Traducciones de “wrap sb (up) in cotton wool”
en chino (tradicionál) 嬌慣(某人), 過分保護(某人)…
en chino (simplificado) 娇惯(某人), 过分保护(某人)…
(Definition of wrap sb (up) in cotton wool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Palabra del día

shampoo

a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Aprende más