In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1silencio masculinoa hush fell over the gathering — se hizo silencio en la reunión
- Silence descended on a village school when pupils held a sponsored hush for charity.
- A hush descended on the crowd as the village chief began to speak.
- A complete hush enveloped the Great Hall of St. James' Palace.
- As a hush descended he looked visibly shaken.
- When the lights go down, the silence is deep and immediate, a reverential hush.
- By this point, a hush had fallen over the standing-room only bus crowd, mostly composed of giggling school kids and sullen working poor on their way to the salt mines.
- The hush quietens to a silence; pins dropping would be like crashing cymbals.
- There was a hush of silence as the maddening enchantments ceased, faces all around waiting for the next sign of what should happen, what confirmation to the miracle would be shown to them.
- At the same time a complete hush fell, the birds stopped singing, cows and sheep became quiet and all of us, hundreds of individuals fell silent.
- Aside from the TV, a hush had descended upon the room.
- A palpable hush descended on the hundreds of spectators as they waited for the Bentley to stop and for the Queen to emerge to begin her walkabout.
- There was a hush and then a cry of joy from the guests: ‘Popcorn!’
- A nervous hush descended on the famous patch of turf as the sisters went through their warm-up routine.
- Sara emerged at the top of the stairs and a hush fell over the room.
- It was almost romantic here, with only bits of bird song and twigs crunching underfoot to break the hush.
- When the lights dimmed shortly before 8 p.m., and the music rose, a hush descended upon the audience.
- A hush settled over the crowd and she spoke into rapt silence, no longer being viewed as the one on trial.
- A hush descends as the band announces the imminent entry of the first bull.
- The man waved his hand, ordering for silence and an immediate hush covered the room.
- ‘Oh,’ said the Examining Magistrate as a hush fell upon the room.
1(quieten) hacer callar(calm down) calmarhush! someone's coming! — ¡shh! / ¡chitón! ¡viene alguien!
- She automatically wrapped her arms around me and rubbed my back, hushing me in a soothing way.
- I hushed him, pressing my finger to his lips, and shook my head.
- The announcement hushed the crowd but soon the hubbub returned and the misfortune was forgotten.
- The lady sitting next to me is hushing her crying baby by singing to her in what sounds like Russian.
- When he saw that I was about to speak, he hushed me with a finger to my lips.
- I slowly pulled away, then start to apologize but she placed her finger on my lips to hush me.
- She stroked me lightly on my head, hushing me and telling me how strong I had been.
- You may not hush people or impinge their enjoyment in any manner.
- She hushes him, saying he is too sick to talk, and begins to cry.
- The people around the village began to take notice, hushing children and pushing them back into their small houses that were made out of patched mud and straw.
- He covered her mouth with his, hushing her lovingly.
- The size of the room and the scale of the monuments stuns and hushes the visitor.
- The headmaster of the school hushed the children, led a short prayer and started the assembly.
- The priest hushes him with a frown: ‘Quiet, this is a church.’
- My mom wrapped her arms around me cradling me, hushing me.
- Right as I opened my mouth to deny this, she put a finger to my lips, hushing me.
- I trace a finger on his lips, hushing him soothingly.
- When my grandpa first started talking about his own death, I hushed him and told him not to worry.
- I continued to listen and hushed you and your toddler banter, as we made our way to your school.
- He hushed her, placing a finger to her lips, and it effectively quieted her.
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