In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(larga o fijamente) mirarto gaze at sth/sb — mirar algo/a algn
- he gazed fondly/sternly at her — la miró con cariño/severamente
- she gazed absentmindedly out of the window/into space — miraba distraída por la ventana/al vacío
- he gazed intently into her eyes — la miró fijamente a los ojos
- I seem to spend a little time each evening in this lovely summer weather gazing out of my study window.
- Strangely, all the people standing around me on Tuesday were gazing in wonder.
- He gazed steadily at her with a calm and regal expression, his eyes shining softly.
- He was gazing at me through squinting grey eyes, rather than deep brown orbs.
- It was difficult to focus her eyes, but she saw that he was gazing intently into them.
- Imagine her look of horror upon entering the flat as she spins, gazing in horror at shelf after shelf of tiny toy cars.
- Her eyes were still open and sad, and I thought they were gazing at me from far away.
- A wolf stood at the rim of the hollow, gazing at them intently with golden eyes.
- She goes upstairs to the final room, peering in, gazing upon a closet that is taped shut.
- People milled around, gazing out to sea and watching the waves lapping at the jetty in silent worship.
- I was gazing at the Ordnance Survey map for the Ripon area and today's route just leapt off the page.
- We try to ignore it while gazing at the sky, talking of loves lost and spotting slowly gliding aeroplanes.
- We stood there gazing at it, and agreed that it was very beautiful indeed.
- Should I avoid mirrors, or spend more time gazing in the hope of reconciliation?
- But after half a dozen of these, the audience were gazing at the stage in confusion.
- I took my chair to the open corridor and sat there with my book, gazing at the sunset.
- I sat for a fairly long while, gazing out of the window, got bored with that, and went to pull out a few books of poetry.
- In fact, I stopped a couple of times, just standing, head raised, gazing at the sky.
- The boy didn't look up but instead kept on gazing intently at the boring grey material of the driver's seat.
- I had a book with me, but most of the time I spent gazing out of the window, watching California pass by.
1(larga o fija) mirada femeninohe flinched under her contemptuous gaze — se encogió ante su mirada despreciativa
- as I looked up she met my gaze — al levantar la vista mi mirada se cruzó con la suya
- When I walk up to the back of a crowd of people his eyes shift to mine and his gaze is steady.
- The building site at La Scala had been hidden from the public gaze since the renovation work began in January.
- I raised my eyebrows at him but he met me with a steady, unperturbed gaze.
- However this trade still continues away from the public gaze or under another name.
- I followed his gaze to look at a booth with basketball hoops and balls.
- Blinded by the sight I tried hard not to stare and fixed my gaze on something out of the window.
- The gaze is steady and there is both a reserve and a frank regard in her eyes.
- The three boys followed her with their gazes, not looking away until she disappeared from their line of vision as she turned another corner.
- Meanwhile, Luke and I avert our gazes, looking with studied interest at the fascinating ads above the tube map, opposite.
- He just looked at our teacher for a moment, and then held a steady gaze out the window.
- Following our gazes, he looked at it too and shrugged indifferently.
- Lately, her steady deep-grey gaze has been held by a new bird feeder in her garden.
- The sequence is silent and directs viewers' attention to the intent gazes of museum-goers and the degrees of engagement or distraction.
- The settlement would be reached somewhere away from the public gaze and media glare.
- More sweat fell down his stubby chin as he tried to avert his eyes away from her steady gaze.
- The same eyes were looking at me, almost burning me with their intent gaze.
- When it is forced into the public gaze, we react in a way that shames us.
- Their eyes met for a long moment, both gazes calm and steady.
- Only a fortnight ago, they were in a farmhouse on the city outskirts away from the gaze of the public.
- The young man followed my gaze then looked at me for a minute as if trying to make up his mind.
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