In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(distant)(city/country/lands) lejano(country/lands/city) remoto
- It was a grand destination, a title now reserved for Caribbean hideaways and faraway ski resorts.
- While working full-time at the BBC, I spent about four years flying to quite faraway places to film on location.
- Such constant interventions in faraway countries might seem to hold limited appeal for Americans.
- Yet, she was transferred to a faraway village where it was impossible for her to get regular and quality medical treatment.
- Although I sometimes feel like a foreigner in a faraway town, I have always felt comforted by the vastness and beauty of the land.
- He shipped others to a faraway town or gave them to a trusted friend.
- Fifty-four turned up along with their family members, from such faraway places as Los Angeles and Mumbai.
- Why not also indulge the pleasure of reading about fancier meals and faraway places?
- The brilliant beacons whose radiation streams out of faraway galaxies are known as quasars.
- He hears of men going to wars, but it is always a distant thing in a faraway place for him.
- So, in pre-internet days, family research could only be done by travelling to faraway places and digging through records and archives.
- The events of the previous day seemed so faraway, as though only a distant memory.
- From Brisbane, she conducts long distance ultrasounds with patients in faraway Townsville.
- It wasn't just a phone call in the deepest night to a faraway place with a remote person about a crazy subject.
- The only pass we knew about then was the faraway Kyber Pass.
- Golf is a game of wide open spaces and, increasingly, faraway places.
- Then there are the stories of faraway lands and long journeys through fretful nights.
- But it's not just a book about things that happen over there in faraway places.
- I think my first plane flight wasn't until I was 12, and that was to the faraway place of Arizona.
2(dreamy)(look/voice/smile) ausente(voice/look/smile) perdido
- But his eyes seemed distant and faraway, seeing more than just what lay before him.
- Consequently, what illustrations exist of the Acadian landscape tend to be faraway and vague.
- My father's eyes looked distant, the sort of foreign, faraway gaze he always had when he was being serious.
- Her pale face had taken on a dreamy glow, a faraway look glazed her eyes.
- But aside from that, I couldn't help but notice that faraway look he had.
- Tony's voice was just on the other side of the door, but it sounded faraway and distant.
- Sometimes he would get that faraway look, like he was a million miles away.
- Lydia smiled at her whenever she saw that faraway look on Aleena's face.
- The majority of dancers, in an attempt to obscure the reality, push this theme to some faraway corner of the brain.
- Jim stared at it a long moment, his eyes taking on a faraway, distant look.
- Perhaps he spoke to me, perhaps not, everything sounded distant and faraway.
- Her eyes were dreamy and faraway and although she looked into mine I knew it wasn't me he was seeing.
- "Grace, " he said, and his voice sounded faraway.
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