In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1intimidardon't be overawed by … — no te dejes intimidar por …
- we were overawed — nos sentimos sobrecogidos
- She is overawed by the extent of the old-style dance revival and says she has had to put on extra classes to cope with demand.
- It stood in its own park, with a lodge and a drive, partly to give privacy, partly to impress or even overawe visitors.
- Could it be that at 14 he was slightly overawed by the occasion?
- They had some big names in their squad but we weren't overawed, especially since a few of them were past their prime.
- We were the only people in there at the time and the silence completely overawed us.
- Having eaten there but once - and I was a guest so didn't have to pay, either - I was almost overawed by its excellence.
- I was overawed and fully believed everything they told me.
- You respect them for who they are, but you can't let that overawe you.
- Though I believe in artistic egalitarianism, I was overawed by the big names.
- Two years on, Buchanan admits he was overawed by the Olympic experience in Sydney.
- I am overawed by their brilliance, in what once must have been seen as an impossible task.
- It may come down to whether he is overawed by both the presence of Woods and the whole Masters occasion.
- Crouching underneath two huge, tired-looking horse chestnut trees, we were overawed by the treasure trove among the fallen leaves.
- He wasn't overawed by the thought of working with the National.
- We were not overawed by their reputation as world champions, however, and physically there wasn't too much in it.
- He showed that he was not overawed by the England shirt.
- He insists he is not overawed by the challenge of winning the South.
- He was overawed by the rows of desks tiered as in a movie theatre, each equipped with multiple laptops and surrounded by giant screens.
- No big occasion or additional responsibility will overawe him.
- They say ignorance is bliss, and that proved to be the case because I wasn't overawed in that first game.
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