In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/animal) escuálido(body/face) consumido(body/face) descarnado
- The man was dying, emaciated and had a high fever when the first injection of their scant supply of penicillin was given.
- Looking at his weight to see if he's malnourished or emaciated in any way.
- In The Machinist he is as emaciated as a hunger striker.
- Months later their drawn faces and emaciated bodies bear testimony to the ravages of heroin addiction.
- The animals were starving, emaciated, had worms and lice and two were in such a bad state they were days from death.
- He looked emaciated, eating only an apple and a latte each day to survive.
- In emaciated animals, serous atrophy occurs at these depot sites and in the bone marrow cavity.
- A young boy without a shirt, showing his emaciated body, propels himself across the compartment floor.
- But this time it was a little girl - a painfully thin little girl with huge, staring eyes and emaciated limbs and body.
- My father was quite a skinny, emaciated man, my brother a build a stark halfway between my father and I.
- He told his driver to stop outside a broken-down shack, where an emaciated woman and two young men sat on a porch surrounded by household debris.
- The millionaire bookie gladly agreed to take the neglected animal into his private sanctuary after it was found emaciated and abandoned.
- I keep picturing their skinny, emaciated frames - did I guess they were addicts?
- This makes her a far healthier role model than the emaciated models currently making their bony way down the world's catwalks.
- From her wasted and emaciated appearance, we may fairly infer, she also fell a martyr to this destructive and poisonous liquid.
- Her cheeks sunk deep inside, and she appeared thin and emaciated.
- But social workers who examined the woman said that although weak and emaciated, she showed no signs of mental illness.
- Susie, as she has been named, was found in an emaciated state in a garden in Turton Road, Tottington, next to the Pets in Need animal shelter.
- Some cattle became horrifically emaciated or developed raw wounds.
- He narrowly escaped execution during the Second World War and had not run in six years when he headed off to Boston, an emaciated stick of a man.
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