In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sobrecogidoturbadothey were awed by the beauty of the landscape — se sintieron sobrecogidos por la belleza del paisaje
- they are somewhat awed by their son's achievements — se sienten un tanto intimidados por los éxitos de su hijo
- Separate fields show electric trains rumbling over rails, waved on by awed peasant girls.
- It was in this awed state that we very nearly bypassed the very pinnacle of ancient Roman architecture: The Colosseum.
- There was a long, awed silence.
- To awed churchgoers, the multicoloured windows telling the stories of the Gospels in glowing light must have been as captivating as a modern movie.
- She glanced at her mother who was staring at her with an awed expression on her face.
- By 1967 the cable car had reached the peak, giving awed tourists a view that only a few hardy mountaineers had ever seen.
- There was an brief, awed silence before the audience decided it was safe to laugh.
- At the beach a mile later, after two deer in a patch of scrub oak bring the hikers to an awed standstill, the teachers present the day's lessons.
- Even Queen Elizabeth II's personal jewel collection has been incredibly well-documented for the benefit of the awed public.
- Darcy glanced at the awed expressions around him with impatience.
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