In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sea) en calma(sea) tranquilo(sea) calmo América Latina(day) sin vientothe storm died down and it became calm — cesó la tormenta y volvió la calma
- They proved adequate in calm weather, but rolled appallingly in rough seas.
- Over 300,000 were rescued from the beaches, and brought safely across exceptionally calm seas.
- The light winds and calm water conditions made fishing difficult at times, but large numbers of fish were seen moving.
- The ship rocked slowly as the calm sea moved beneath them.
- Even in calm seas, the waves breaking over a reef are dangerous.
- In winter the visibility can be excellent after calm spells of weather.
- The sea was quite calm and the short boat ride very invigorating with the breeze blowing in our faces.
- The two ships floated easily together upon the calm sea.
- Good planning is based on dallying in Florida until a relatively calm weather pattern has established itself.
- It seemed like a perfect place to free your mind from all of life's troubles and just stare out at the open, calm sky that wasn't too far off.
- The first week, they sailed the luxurious 44-foot Hazana east in calm seas.
- The fog, though, doesn't slow the vessel down, as it skims across a calm sea at breakneck speed.
- In the second decade Patinir established a formula for the painting of calm seas, while interest in depicting stormy seas came later.
- The waves were passing under us and the ocean was very calm.
- It was really nice just to follow the cliffs and look down onto a dead calm sea with a setting sun in the west giving the whole scene a nice warm glow.
- They only occur in certain and very specific calm weather conditions.
- Some of these failures occur during perfectly calm weather.
- One brilliantly calm, cool summer evening, one of the trustees decides to take us around the campus.
- I'd do a brief but deep meditation - start by visualising a calm sea and synchronising your breath to the waves.
- I felt the warmth of the Arctic sun on a calm summer's day, the smooth hide of a newly skinned Harp seal, and the insulating fur of the Polar bear.
- During calm summer evenings, air next to the ground surface will be cooled and drift down-slope.
- When the wind blows, it can be a fearsome proposition, yet, like all links, it is vulnerable when the weather is calm and placid.
- We had the good fortune to travel through this area on our last visit on a calm day and the mountains were clearly reflected in the lake - a most impressive sight.
- It's been a calm day so far, but now the wind kicks up.
- It was a calm summer night, and a strange smell was coming from the graveyard.
- The sun was not visible, and the sky was an oyster pink, the water of the calm sea similar in shade.
- Cool, calm weather helped firefighters battling a fire south of Denver, but hot weather was expected yesterday afternoon.
- Initially, nature seemed to provide some buffer with four days of calm weather that slowed the spread of the oil.
- He was drowned while crossing from Chester Bay to Dublin, his ship having struck a rock and foundered in calm weather.
- The weekend event opened Saturday to light wind and calm water, and competitors took full advantage.
- Rogue waves that occur on relatively calm seas are usually generated by storms hundreds of miles away.
- One of the two boats bobs up and down on the calm sea.
- At Pendennis, I slithered from the rocks into a flat, calm sea.
- In New Zealand lake water can be stored while wind power is available and used in calm weather.
- Children waded into the calm sea, or played on the smooth, round rocks on the beach.
- The calm sea helped the families return almost afresh.
- We sailed off into the nothingness of the flat calm sea.
- This is why high-pressure systems tend to bring bright, sunny days with calm weather.
- Despite the area's nickname, the weather looks rather calm.
- In the Windhoek area, the generally calm weather of the past few days has been accompanied by clear, still nights.
2(not excited)(voice/person) tranquilo(voice/person) calmado(voice/person) calmo América Latinakeep calm! — ¡tranquilo!
- she remained calm throughout — no perdió la calma en ningún momento
- we'll discuss it when you feel calmer — lo hablaremos cuando estés más calmado
- Dawn was as calm and expressionless as usual, but she looked at him in the eyes, nonetheless.
- His normally calm face was worried and his eyes flickered with anger.
- Natalia stared back with a cool and calm expression to combat Jade's anger flashing in all her features.
- Being subtle, you prefer to mask deep emotions with a calm surface.
- ‘I'm very calm and able to contain my emotion but my emotion is real,’ said Mr Procter.
- You mask passion with a calm surface and casual behavior.
- As I see it, it is vital that you keep calm and happy so our baby will have a chance to get off to a good start in life.
- Will was calm and dispassionate in stating something that is demonstrably false.
- She spoke with a calm voice, not surrendering any sign of the emotional state she'd been in just moments earlier.
- When someone has said those words to you, not in anger but in a calm rational manner, they never leave you.
- She looked just as frightened as I felt, but I chose to remain calm and emotionless.
- The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body and a calm mind.
- He wanted to be calm and strong in his expression of feeling to her.
- Everyone knew her time was come, but they tried to keep calm faces for her sake.
- Hallie's expression remained the same, dangerously calm and indifferent.
- We have found that, when practising yoga we feel full of energy and, at the same time, quite calm and strong.
- I wanted to ask him a favor, and to do so I had to keep calm and clearheaded.
- ‘Let us not get carried away by the emotions but look at it with a calm head in the context of the figures,’ he added.
- Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.
- It made for such an emotional and yet very calm routine.
1tranquilizarcalmarI had a drink to calm my nerves — me tomé una copa para tranquilizarme / calmarme
- calm yourself — cálmate
1(stillness)calma femeninoa (dead) calm — una calma chicha
- the calm before the storm — la calma que precede a la tormenta
2(peace, tranquillity)calma femeninotranquilidad femenino
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