In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1papar moscas coloquialdon't just stand there gawking! — ¡no te quedes ahí papando moscas!
- to gawk at sth — mirar algo boquiabierto / embobado
- It was a bright, sunny day but very cold, too cold to hang about gawking at the scenery between shops.
- The last thing any child would need to fear would be rows of people gawking down from the church gallery.
- Only now, gawking at snow-coated cars, did it finally sink in that I was in Scotland.
- She looked as gorgeous as ever and certainly had every young lad in town gawking with dropped jaws.
- Carl gawked at the car with unbelieving eyes, and the unknown man still yelling at him must have noticed.
- The other alien faces gawked and stared, but their whispers were too far away for me to do anything about, so I ignored it.
- How long did it take them to go from gawking ignorantly at the machine to surfing the Web and finding sites they liked?
- I gawked at the snow on the mountains and squealed over those funny hairy cows as my camera clicked madly, trying to capture the colours and scale of it all.
- All of the guys stared and gawked at the new girl's body figure and style.
- The boy slowly raised his head to meet my gaze, and gawked back at me.
- As the minutes ticked by, the number of students standing on the banks gawking at the spectacle increased steadily.
- She gawked unabashedly at the passing scenery, then stared wide-eyed as the car came to a halt in the shadow of the huge home.
- Stores and boutiques stock all manner of goods and people are buying rather than gawking.
- People gawked and stared, and he stared back with a grin beaming from ear to ear.
- The door opened and a sailor stepped inside, openly gawking at our still wet clothes.
- She heard the stampede leave as Stephen gawked at his new car.
- Already, he could see the stares and could almost hear the whispers as his classmates openly gawked at him.
- Most of them were trying to be clandestine about it, but a few were openly pointing and gawking.
- When we finally dragged the hulking thing home, all we could do was saw it in half and just stand in awe, gawking at the horror within.
- I gaped (or gawked or gushed, whatever way you wish to call it) when Eric appeared again.
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