entwine around

entwine around (someone or something)

1. To wrap around someone or something. We need to cut back these vines that have entwined around our gutters.
2. To wrap something around someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "entwine" and "around." My heart fluttered when my date entwined his fingers around mine.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

entwine something around someone or something

to weave or wind something around someone or something. They entwined their arms around each other. Jack entwined the garland of flowers around Jill.
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entwine around someone or something

to weave or wind around someone or something. The snake entwined around the limb of the tree. The huge python entwined around the horrified farmer.
See also: around, entwine
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Snow Queen herself appears cloaked in them, a prince and princess entwine around them in an acrobatic display, while the heroine is almost engulfed by them.