In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(entrance/hall/building) grande y tenebroso(pit/hole) profundo y oscuro(pit/hole) como la boca de un lobo(voice) cavernoso(eyes) hundido
- Overall, Temptation is a sad affair carried by simplistic melodies that have been mixed and layered to cavernous depths.
- And if I shake it, I can hear everything inside it rattling around inside its cavernous depths.
- The cavernous hall isn't sold out, but still, 6000 fans screaming and waving glow sticks is a sight to behold.
- The atmosphere created in the cavernous Palau Sant Jordi was extraordinary.
- She gestured toward a cavernous meeting hall full of clerics and bishops.
- Boxes emerged from closets, beneath beds, and from the cavernous depths of Mother's storage house.
- With domed hall and cavernous corridors that echoed every step, this felt more like a tomb.
- We'd been rehearsing in a cold, cavernous warehouse space at Fort Mason for six weeks.
- We arrived in the large, cavernous space that had very few customers and zero atmosphere.
- An hour later Kerry was standing in a cavernous Philadelphia conference hall.
- Radiation and winds emanating from the star have sculpted the Trifid cloud into its current cavernous shape.
- We pass through the cavernous main entrance hall three times.
- The huge, cavernous interiors of Christian cathedrals dwarf us into silent wonder and then the acoustics have their way.
- There's not even a cross in its cavernous auditorium, which looks more like a modern concert hall than a place of worship.
- Only the cavernous prayer hall is reminiscent of traditional Tibet.
- The interior is gothic and cavernous - all dark wood and polish folk songs on the stereo.
- There are four matches being played simultaneously in a cavernous hall, capacity roughly 7000.
- Suddenly, a drum corps thunders to life, and the students hustle into a cavernous hall, where they snap to attention.
- Walking into the cavernous turbine hall you're faced with a huge brightly lit sun on the opposite wall.
- The shop initially stocked products that the firm held in its cavernous warehouse, but quickly saw there was an untapped market for arts and craft materials.
- A huge beautifully styled bar - which managed to lose none of its charm or atmosphere in spite of its cavernous size.
- I wait for the light to switch on in the cavernous depths of his stupidity.
- Tucked away to the side of Debenhams' cavernous cosmetic hall is a room dedicated to serious pampering.
- The saving grace of the cavernous Innis Town Hall, however, is it allows musicians to accompany a film live.
- With such a treat in store, it was surprising to see so many empty seats at this second night of the George Piper Dances week at the cavernous Queen Elizabeth Hall.
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