In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(voice/cry) roncoyou sound a bit hoarse — estás algo ronco
- they shouted themselves hoarse — gritaron hasta enronquecer
- His aged voice was hoarse, slow and soothing, a fatherly sound that Alsonte found foreign.
- Mary placed the muzzle against his forehead and when she spoke, her voice was hoarse and sounded strangely foreign to herself.
- Ear, nose and throat clinics have been taking patients every day complaining of hoarse voices and throat pains.
- My hands flung behind my back and I leapt backward as the deep, hoarse voice spoke.
- Mrs. Leander went on in her hoarse voice, one that tells of her motherhood.
- Speaking at an abnormal or uncomfortable pitch can lead to hoarse voice.
- He didn't speak for a while, and when he did, his voice was somewhat hoarse.
- If your hoarse voice does not recover after two weeks then seek medical attention.
- His voice was hoarse and his neck hurt as he tried to look over at his father.
- He had shouted out the window until his voice had gone hoarse, which hadn't taken long.
- Her voice was hoarse and she was very weak, for she could barely lift her arms to hug me.
- Lari's voice was hoarse and weak, like she had been sleeping for a week.
- Bloom's voice was too hoarse for the scream and the words left his throat in a painful screech.
- My voice is hoarse and croaky, my hands hurt and I'm still shaking!
- I battle against the crying of babies and the shouts of toddlers and end up screaming and shouting myself hoarse.
- As she recognized the hoarse voice, a new sort of terror now gripped her heart.
- Kari recognized that it was her father's hoarse voice from the left side of the room.
- A hoarse voice is the first complaint of a person with a problem in the voice box.
- Arhen yelped, but his hoarse voice prevented him from saying anything above a whisper.
- Angela's voice was hoarse, and barely about a whisper as she reached out her hand to us.
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