In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(windy)(spot) ventosoit was pleasantly breezy — corría / soplaba una agradable brisa
- a bit breezy today, isn't it? — hace un poco de vientecito hoy ¿no?
- The day of our final began like every other day in Greece, cloudless, breezy and hot.
- We pass into the protected anchorage between two postcard-perfect islands, all white sand and breezy palms.
- We were still dazed from a horribly early start, in spite of the breezy boat ride.
- The day was really lovely… hot, clear and breezy enough to be comfortable.
- One of the problems the group faces is that the Waterloo region isn't very breezy.
- I mean, it was slightly windy and breezy a moment ago.
- In the main restaurant you can choose to dine in the cosy formal room or on the breezy balcony.
- The breezy, colourful days of fall are well past, but winter is still hanging on the periphery.
- He usually works in this breezy location, which, unfortunately, he cannot afford to connect to the electricity grid.
- You can burn spring, summer, winter, and fall - don't be fooled by cold, breezy or overcast days.
- After finishing their breakfast, Chris suggested going to the park, since it was sunny and breezy, the perfect weather.
- Buy charcoal to take advantage of campsite grills, and bring a warm layer for evenings that can drop to a breezy 60 degrees.
- The second peak requires more climbing, but our reward is a breezy pagoda overlooking the city.
- But little did I know that this breezy, autumn day was to change my life forever…
- ‘There's great waves, quite ferocious,’ said Scott in admiration of it's breezy climate.
- Old men in shorts and vests played chess in a breezy pavilion as families surged across a twee, humped bridge.
- On a nice breezy day in the Canyon, it could feel pretty good to feel clammy, so cotton would be a wise move.
- But not just any day - make sure it's a bright, sunny, warm, breezy day so you can get outside and enjoy yourself.
- But bring a jacket because it does tend to get breezy up there after dark.
- Summers at Valley Forge are miserably hot and sticky - not at all like the breezy cool of the Kenyan highlands.
2.1informal (lively)(person) dinámico(greeting/smile) alegre y simpático
- This is a breezy, delightfully witty movie, which examines human relationships.
- The documentary offers more information, but the commentary is so fun and so breezy that it is tough to dismiss.
- Speaking from his Soho office, Morris is brusque and breezy.
- It's a sloppy production, including neither an index nor a table of contents, and after a while his breezy style grates.
- Short and breezy, with no chapter longer than 13 pages and devoid of citations, it makes for a fast-paced narrative.
- ‘Look at me, child,’ came a breezy reply, the voice lulling and gentle.
- And, for the most part, they sound as fresh and breezy as they ever did.
- Still, this is bright and breezy entertainment.
- If her phrasing seemed breezy before, it's almost effortless on the new disc.
- Nevertheless, it's an amusing 200-odd pages, bright and breezy and bubbling with imagination and enthusiasm.
- Her tone was breezy and carefree, pushing him towards the office door.
- But it is nicely breezy and quite enjoyable to watch, made so largely by the performances.
- She's bright and breezy, but the odd cadence slips in that seems to suggest she doesn't suffer fools gladly.
- He showed a breezy confidence on stage, yucking up the funny lines and situations of the pieces he sang.
- The British equestrian magazine has several columnists with bright and breezy styles.
- We hope you enjoy what is designed to be an easy, breezy feature.
- This is an ugly movie - which kind of detracts from the breezy, sunny tone it strives for.
- Still, the film exhilarates and has the breezy hipster tone that these filmmakers are gradually perfecting.
- It is the breezy, figurative style of his posters and paintings that is especially engaging.
- Francis, with her breezy assurance and fabulous social-baritone voice, co-hosted the show.
- However, while amusing and breezy, it is rarely laugh-out-loud funny.
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