In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- At White Box, the concrete platform that juts out into the main space was set up as a walkway with railings, like a pier extending into the sea.
- Located 32 miles from the Utah desert town of Moab, the narrow rock peninsula juts jaggedly into canyon country, 2,000 feet above the Colorado River.
- An outcrop of bare rocks jutting out of the hill, hewn into different shapes by eons of wind and rain, appeared like a sculpture gallery of Henry Moore.
- She then strolled lazily over to a section of the wall where a natural rock formation jutted outward beyond the polished stone wall.
- Towering over the beach is the magnificent headland of Ravenscar which juts out into the ocean like the bow of a ship.
- Directing the driver to stop, she got out and looked down the deserted beach to a large array of rocks jutting out into the ocean.
- Hunter looked down over the cliff and smiled at a white rock jutting out of the cliff six feet below where he stood.
- It is known for its massive rock formation that juts out from its calm water.
- Gannon slowed down and moved behind a large mineral rock that was jutting out of the ground at a near 90 degree angle.
- It is similar to a xylophone but in the shape of a dancing woman, with arms and legs jutting out from the body of the instrument.
- The live ordnance area was the island of Farallon di Medina, a half-mile-long chunk of rock jutting out of the ocean.
- Things that looked like scales and claws jutted from its body.
- Vacant gaps on the slopes are filled with deep blue-green clumps of vegetation and sculpted sandstone outcroppings jut from the ridge line in a continuation of the sea floor's tilt.
- There was a shelf of rock jutting out from the cliff and extending all along the sweep of the bay, providing a broken highway three to five yards wide.
- The canyon was full of rocks that were jutting out of the walls.
- The view across the Firth of Forth to East Lothian is expansive, from North Berwick Law in the distance to the impressive Bass Rock jutting out of the Forth.
- Why wasn't the granite washed clean like the rock outcrops we see jutting into the sea at the coast?
- For a warm-up dive you could try Harbour Reef, a slab of rock that juts out into the sea, extending the south entrance wall of the harbour.
- The logical location for a successful offensive was the salient that jutted into the German lines between the cities of Orel and Khar'kov.
- Her natural eyebrows had thinned with age, but they were darkened and thickened with great black pencil lines which jutted down the sides of her face.
2jutting present participle(chin/jaw) prominente(chin/jaw) saliente(cliff/rock) que sobresale(cliff/rock) saliente
- Her pigtails bounced into all directions, and her lower lip was jutted out, like she might cry.
- Do we feel pride in Jeb because he swells his chest and resolutely juts his cleft chin?
- As a result, he would get the club ‘stuck’ behind his body and have to jut out his left hip and flick at the ball.
- A businessman in a suit, jutting jaw and stern posture, is at the head of the table.
- Then he jumps to his feet and starts to sing it how he imagines it, clicking his fingers and jutting his chin out.
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