In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The sky has lightened and the snow has stopped, but a menacing wall of clouds is heading our way fast.
- He aimed his menacing, brooding dark brown eyes directly into her own scared blue ones.
- The light barely illuminated the forest around them and it was very menacing at this late hour.
- Great rock fragments jutted out of the side, giving the castle an even more menacing look.
- The picture is grainy but that actually enhances the slightly menacing atmosphere.
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