In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1intercalarto intersperse sth with sth
- he interspersed the lecture with amusing anecdotes — intercaló anécdotas graciosas en su charla
- she intersperses tragedy with moments of high comedy — intercala lo trágico con momentos de gran comicidad
- there were pictures interspersed in the text — había fotografías intercaladas en el texto
- Great stuff is interspersed with awful, stupid stuff on a bathroom wall.
- The green shapes were interspersed with a smaller number of blue shapes.
- The programme is interspersed with interviews, narration and renditions.
- The night is interspersed with some two hand dances and waltzes.
- The song is highly varied - musical passages are freely interspersed with harsh grating ones.
- Patriotic choral singing is interspersed with news commentary.
- The slides were interspersed with demonstrations of how the Romans built their bridges and aqueducts using a set of ingenious models.
- Not only were they entertaining, the stories were interspersed with bits showing the camaraderie of explorers.
- The stream looked lovely, with shallow runs interspersed with deep gorges; the trout however were not very obliging!
- The series was interspersed with stories from lives of little-known actors in the tragedy.
- The games are interspersed with recorded stories and songs.
- Poignant moments are interspersed with some darkly amusing ones.
- Conversation is however interspersed with the easier compliments on our chopstick skills and disbelief at how hairy the boys are.
- Now his competitive schedule is interspersed with growing corporate commitments, including course design and charity work.
- There are guests and goal-clips and interviews, but it is all interspersed with games, gags, skits and phone-ins.
- I don't think I can remember such a foul day for a sale and the intermittent showers forecast by the weather men were only interspersed with heavy rain.
- The hot weather was interspersed with frequent outbreaks of rain.
- Now, during the US war on Iraq, news from the frontlines is seamlessly interspersed with news from the stock markets.
- The present day is interspersed with the story of what really happened on the island in the 19th century.
- Mourning is randomly interspersed with other remarks on the protagonist's past, and comments on Nottingham architecture.
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