In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the buffeting of the waves — el embate de las olas
- the area took a severe buffeting during the storm — la zona fue duramente azotada / castigada por la tormenta
- Given the buffeting he had withstood, Montgomery was remarkably cheerful after his round, and praised the wonderful effort of playing partner.
- Then maybe you could be looking at plants that like a Mediterranean climate that enjoy the extra buffeting by the wind.
- Hood down, clever aerodynamic design ensures that the occupants are almost totally protected from wind buffeting, making open air motoring quite practicable, even at this late stage of the year.
- Moored alongside the wharf in the Yarra River in Melbourne, the ‘Nella Dan’ looked far too small to withstand the buffeting that was likely in the Southern Ocean.
- Even with the top down, you get very minimal wind buffeting, enough to tell you that you're driving a convertible, but it won't feel like sitting in the middle of a hurricane.
- The magnetosphere varies in size and shape, and its outer boundary - the magnetopause - gently undulates like a wave due to buffeting by the solar wind.
- The buffeting he received eventually forced him off in the 81st minute and one sensed Ireland had reached the modest pinnacle of their efforts on this disappointing night with the equalising goal.
- Yesterday, a fair old wind gusted in off the waves and, for the first time this week, gave the grandstands, galleries and flapping hospitality tents the kind of buffeting demanded on occasions such as these.
- Like many taller cars, it takes a bit of buffeting from crosswinds.
- The wind was rising and the heavy buffeting caused many of the fabric coverings to split.
- The hull above the sphere is built to withstand the buffeting of surface waves and towing but is not designed nor required to resist deep sea pressures because of the unique method of operation.
- ‘The storm damage too was serious and widespread,’ said Mr O'Flynn, who listed the many areas countywide that had taken a buffeting from the elements.
- Perversely, Celtic will find cause for optimism in the buffeting they endured, concluding that Valencia appeared to give it their best shot but constructed only the slenderest of leads.
- They take the kicks and the buffeting from large animals rather more often than is reported and the risk of serious injury is always present.
- Will he be able to keep his grip through this buffeting?
- The ship rocked violently, groaning and creaking with the weight and buffeting of the waves.
- It's been a complex job, working with cast and wrought iron, and we also had to be sure the structure was strong enough to survive the load stresses and buffeting it will get from the elements.
- The under-21 lads had taken such a buffeting from the weather on the opening day that they seemed unable to take advantage of improved conditions.
- Wolstenholme was panting for breath after taking a non-stop buffeting, while Khan remained fresh.
- But at times they suffered a severe buffeting and were magnificent in the way they rose to the challenge.
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