In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mediodía masculinoat/before midday — al/antes del mediodía
- before noun the midday sun — el sol del mediodía
- Late afternoons, even middays, can be productive.
- Schools and businesses close at noon each day for two to three hours for a midday meal.
- He pointed to the massive rock behind which I had been shading from the midday sun.
- Our Verona mobile home was fairly well shaded from the midday sun and of a modern, open studio style.
- By midday, householders' concerns for their homes were subsiding as the rain stopped.
- In both our replies England sagged like so much peach Melba left out in the midday Melbourne sun.
- The mountains were suddenly bathed in a light far brighter than the midday sun.
- A good wide brim straw hat will go a far way to help block the scalding midday heat.
- It was also eaten throughout the year and often replaced bread at the midday meal or evening supper.
- After midday a perceptible rise in wind force was accompanied by an ominous whine.
- Morning mists can further confuse the eye; the midday sun can dazzle it into submission.
- Although it faces north, its length ensures it catches a good deal of the midday sun.
- As midday came, crowds headed for the culinary delights whipped up by Liz Park and her catering team.
- Most sun worshippers are aware that they should stay out of the midday sun to minimise the risk of sunburn.
- As the old ditty goes, it is only mad dogs and Englishmen who go out in the midday sun.
- For some, dinner is a midday snack, whereas for others it is a substantial evening meal.
- Don't water plants in the heat of the midday sun: early morning or late evening is best.
- Every car on display was immaculately turned out and gleamed in the midday sunshine.
- And as the empty tarmac streets melt in the midday sun, it appears only the flies are buzzing.
- We stand and watch in the heat of the midday sun, waiting for the chaos to subside.
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