In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sleepy)(person/look) somnoliento(person/look) adormiladohe was growing drowsy — le estaba entrando sueño
- wine makes me drowsy — el vino me da sueño / me amodorra
- However, these symptoms may be absent and children may simply become feverish, drowsy and listless.
- I find myself drawn to the moon, completing the smallest of rituals in the dead of night, only to be sleepy and drowsy for the rest of the day.
- She has to take powerful drugs to control the pain and the inflammation, which often make her drowsy and sleepy.
- Watching television or listening to music or a book on audiotape until becoming drowsy promotes falling asleep naturally.
- Suddenly immensely tired and drowsy, I moved my feet and barely made it back to the couch before I fell.
- Here I am, at the end of the day, pleasantly tired and drowsy, ready for a good night's sleep.
- I cried for a while, but I got drowsy and fell asleep there.
- If anybody plays with my hair even for the shortest time, I will feel sleepy and drowsy.
- I may have gone if not for him calling me when I was still drowsy and half asleep.
- As I walked down the hallway, my legs felt heavy, my mind drowsy.
- William sounded drowsy and tired when he answered the phone.
- Eight hours later an exhausted, drowsy, battered Adam sat slumped on a bench near the door leading on to the terrace.
- Besides feeling drowsy and exhausted the next day, people with sleep apnea face high blood pressure and risk heart attacks and stroke.
- Next Friday is Bastille Day, but even that famous celebration is unlikely to jolt sleepy Montpellier out of its drowsy charm.
- As the bridegroom was late in coming, they all became drowsy, and fell asleep.
- I went towards the bench since I felt so drowsy and I fell asleep without even knowing it.
- Valia got up, still drowsy and half asleep with her hand on her hip.
- Since drowsiness is the brain's last step before falling asleep, driving while drowsy can - and often does - lead to disaster.
- It hissed, and he felt drowsy and sleepy instantly.
- I was still drowsy from whatever the drug he gave me contained.
2(peaceful, inactive)(afternoon/atmosphere) somnoliento(atmosphere/afternoon) perezoso
- The drowsy warmth of my room was beginning to take it's toll on me and I was soon sprawled on my bed asleep.
- The surrounding villages were dark and drowsy.
- Flowers explode with color, tree trunks pulse with thick veins of sap, stones appear almost like living cells in the drowsy heat of the mid-afternoon sun.
- And today, as evidenced by the drowsy street outside, was the day of rest.
- Pip spends the morning with Mr. Pumblechook at his drowsy seed-shop on the equally unexciting commercial street of town.
- Jem and Scout lived in Maycomb, Alabama, a drowsy, isolated town where everyone knew everyone.
- Everything feels so warm and lovely, very much different from the drowsy atmosphere of the sea over at our place.
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