entwine around (someone or something)

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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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She had no handling of the last one as she was not able at the time, for she only had her once in her arms, and her affections had not time to be so fairly entwined around her.
Pepper Trail is a working tea and coffee plantation with houses built almost 40-foot above ground entwined around jackfruit trees.
"Earthworms are really good at getting entwined around the roots so you really need to break up the block to see what's there," Dr Stockdale said.
Miss Kidd said they will say they saw them with their "arms and legs entwined around each other" and "kissing and cuddling".
Green foliage trails from clusters of potted plants perched on the whitewashed brick walls and vines are entwined around gilded shelves of spirits above the marble bar; secret society meets secret garden.
The caste system proved all the more instrumental in creating difficulties in the lives of Hindu women whose entire lives was entwined around the husband (pati parmeshwar), their children, their clan of in-laws and the household.
Where once frontages were clean and tidy with pots of geraniums and sweet peas entwined around canes gracing the small gardens, now the only growth appears to be how much rubbish those gardens can hold.
Next comes the rope, which, entwined around the stones, unifies the two floors of the installation.
There is a love story entwined around the fear, but it's like no love story I've read before.
Grass on the moor has become entwined around the wire fencing after being blown away, producing an interesting sight.
Distinctive embossing accents, including a blind embossed butterfly logo on the top panel and multi-level embossed butterflies which seem to float around the carton, add flair and perfectly complement the design of the primary container - a sculptured, champagne flute bottle with butterflies entwined around the fragrance bottle cap.
A Dove B Duck C Owl D Raven QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: Which of these professions has the symbol of a snake entwined around a staff?
The serpents entwined around the figures' arms and legs and the raw emotion of father and sons as they struggle to escape, inspired sculptors of the 16th and 17th centuries to portray their figures more naturalistically.
Stephanotis is another plant which usually comes entwined around a curved wire.
The first was a flaming rose with bloody thorns entwined around a woman's thick brown ankle.