In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on skin, fabric, wood) imperfección femenino(on fruit) maca femenino(on fruit) machucón masculino América Latinathe house is a blemish on the landscape — la casa afea el paisaje
- a blemish on his character/reputation — una mancha en su carácter/reputación
- a life without blemish — una vida intachable / sin tacha
- Instead it has age marks, blemishes, and even a small spot or two with a brownish patina look.
- Scratches, marks, dents, stains, blemishes or flaws are worth money to you, because they mean price reductions!
- Beauty to them is a body without any blemishes including freckles, age spots, and scars.
- Grain and blemishes (scratches, specks and dirt) appear throughout.
- A blemish even gives the appearance of a nail on the extended digit.
- Everything is solidly constructed with no marks, blemishes or mistakes, which adds to the high quality of the unit.
- I've already had a patch of cancer removed, and other blemishes have appeared that soon will need attention.
- Every blemish, every flaw, every hair is replicated.
- We use lasers to treat blemishes, thread veins, remove tattoos, and carry out skin resurfacing to remove lines.
- There were no scars or blemishes around it, just a little black mark in the shape of an ankh.
- Its flaws are like blemishes on the surface of a pearl: you wish they weren't there so that you could enjoy a perfect treasure.
- Trim off tough or discolored bottoms of mushroom stems and any bruised spots or blemishes.
- It smooths away the appearance of fine lines and blemishes, and can be used on bare skin or over foundation.
- ‘I know,’ I began, examining what looked like a new blemish appearing on my forehead.
- Women use foundation or concealer to diminish fine lines and hide blemishes, freckles, or other skin markings in order to make facial skin appear young, fresh, and pure.
- There are also some natural diamonds which have undergone treatments to reduce their blemishes, thus enhancing their appearance.
- We've taken out freckles, birthmarks, scars, blemishes, excess fat, and body hair.
- Appearance - no blemishes - is something to be suspicious of; nature produces diversity and never dull uniformity.
- I can point out where flaws and blemishes have been removed as well as body alterations made.
- ‘Sexy’ leaves no room for stretch marks, cellulite, fat, blemishes or imperfection.
1(honor/reputation) mancharthe table is slightly blemished — la mesa tiene una pequeña imperfección
- He also refused to be downhearted about his score, even though an early run of birdies was soon blemished.
- Although occasionally subject to grain, especially in day-for-night sequences, the print is rarely blemished by dirt, scratches, or artifacts.
- Zhang Xide, the county party chief, was transferred, his record blemished by violence.
- No visible wounds blemished the surface of his skin; except for a profusion of scars, his yellow, slightly brown skin was flawless.
- Arach and Hawkke turned their head to the door, listening to the woman's pace dying away in the corridor, and then two trails of scarlet blemished her opaline cheeks, as she understood what that silly wench had believed she had seen.
- You have got to the age of 23 with no previous convictions and it is extremely sad that you have blemished your character.
- Huge cracks blemished the skis, the bindings were grotesquely twisted, and the poles bent at right angles.
- I am an atheist in life and I won't choose to have my memory blemished by anyone taking the freedom to meddle with my choices in life, neither with my memory afterlife.
- Ink-blemished fingers ensnared a quill, which in turn was poised over a leather-bound tome.
- If you bought the car when your credit was blemished and now it's pristine (or if you had little credit history at all), refinancing can mean a significant drop in rates.
- Nets brim over with dead fish, blemishing the view of a vast reservoir in China's eastern province of Jiangsu where hundreds of peasants already struggle to eke out a living.
- Rashi deduces from here that just as bringing blemished animals shows a lack of respect, the same principle would apply if the foremost servants in the Bait Hamikdash had a blemish.
- Scorch marks blemished the earth around him, evidence of Naraea's earlier attempts at magic.
- Sri Lanka had a perfect record, but it was blemished a little by reasons beyond their control.
- The latest CD technology attempts to tame the original tinny, shallow sonics that blemished the recording's three previous LP incarnations, but the sound is still only just tolerable.
- The bloody history written in the territory of Gujarat by them will always be remembered in the history of independent India as a black and blemished history.
- Bennett's excellent point scoring record was slightly blemished as he shot two wides from scorable positions and Clare began to pile on the pressure with another Markham point.
- Sensibly, Collina was unmoved and the Aston Villa defender had only served to add a further scar to his already blemished reputation.
- The pale sky of early dawn was blemished by flat, wispy clouds and a pallid moon, low in the horizon that had yet to disappear.
- This government's shortcoming in enforcing and administering the law, and in protecting lives and property, has further blemished its credibility.
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