In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he had beady eyes — tenía los ojos redondos y brillantes como cuentas
- he had his beady eye on the last cookie — tenía los ojitos clavados en la última galleta
- to cast a beady eye on / over sth — mirar algo con lupa
- Now he rubs his beady eyes in sheer confusion at the wilfulness of his charges (ie, us), who simply refuse to listen to common sense anymore.
- It had extremely beady eyes and in our effort to scare it away we completely missed the object of this bird's desire. It was nothing other than a piece of bacon from one of the rolls.
- And then there are laser beams and death stars and funny looking creatures with beady eyes that hide in sand dunes.
- THREE TINY girls in pink with big beady eyes can these days be seen running around school corridors in Delhi.
- They have beady eyes, big noses and enormous pot bellies.
- Hanging around between the pylons were huge shoals of fish, seemingly unfazed by our presence, happy to let us swim by and follow us en masse with one beady eye.
- We strolled half the length of the lake to locate a party of mallards, in a vain attempt to avoid catching the beady eyes of the Canada geese.
- Careful brushstrokes detail a beady eye, feathers, beak and claws.
- Fully awake and with the beady eyes that only the over consumption of coffee can bring, I still failed to notice the additional security we are supposed to be enjoying.
- She was small and plump with frosted hair and dark beady eyes.
- The blackbird in question is perched on a painted branch above the stairs, looking down with a beady eye on a mural which commemorates many of the Chip's staff and regulars.
- One moves, they all move, the box shaking and quacking with little beady eyes peeking through the air holes.
- And even as I am relating this story I know you are looking upon me with great anger in your squinty, beady eyes.
- Tall and gangly, with a long nose and beady eyes, he was self-conscious about his appearance and despaired of ever being loved.
- It was so close that I could finally see its black beady eye.
- Plucked from the depths of the ocean, grabbed by the gloved hand of a trawlerman, examined with a beady eye and then chucked over a shoulder back into the sea.
- These cast a gravestone-like shadow on the slope behind, and you are aware of the bright beady red eyes of shrimps in the folds of the sponges glint back at you like cat's eyes.
- Pretty girls glide on rollerskates under the beady eye of Isabel Vendle, an ageing single woman of means who promises to be some kind of Miss Haversham character.
- His black, beady eyes glared at her behind wrinkled cheeks and a round nose.
- Remember, the next bird that sets its cold beady eyes on you, might be the last thing you ever see.
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