In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ponerplantificar coloquialshe plunked herself down onto the sofa — se desplomó en el sofá
- As a child, I took a few violin and piano lessons but never got past awkward plucking and plunking.
- All of a sudden, I heard someone coming into the room just as I was plunking down my drink on my shelf.
- And she is slowly plunking out the melody now, a pretty thing.
- Mr. Wilder headed upstairs for bed, and Kate wandered back over to her couch, plunking down in it and picking up her dog-eared book.
- I remember struggling to plunk out the tunes on the family piano.
- After bringing the food, the proprietor plunked down a linen-lined basket of the most excellent slices of still-warm baguette that I've had in Paris.
- When she was four she sat down at the family piano and plunked out a shockingly respectable rendition of ‘Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.’
- There is no argument from him when aunties bundle him off to the house, to quickly change his clothes, and then plunk him onto the back seat of the car next to his mother.
- However, it's impossible not to be struck by the confidence of the production and the performers, who open the show as a ramshackle band plunking out a handful of traditional songs.
- They walked in, picked up their instruments and Nick started plinking and plunking at the piano.
- His fingers plunked dully on the wrong key, and the young man wrenched his attention away and resumed his disjointed playing to the end of the piece.
- Rudy laughed, plunking his beer glass on the bar.
- Then get him a ride home, or failing that, plunk him on the nearest sofa.
- Even during casual conversation he plunks out impromptu background music.
- Dominic picked me up off his lap and plunked me on the floor.
- She leans over, elbows plunking on the table, face falling into her hands.
- Father brought home an old harpsichord, and we even tried to teach ourselves how to play, sitting side by side in the parlor, my right hand and his left hand, plunking away at the keys.
- However, landscaping with stones is not as easy as plunking down some rocks into the middle of a group of plants.
- ‘She never has any,’ David said, picking up an old worn acoustic that my grandfather gave me when I was a kid, and plunking through some tunes.
- A refill of coffee was plunked down in front of her.
- The tune plunked out on the pianoforte was ridiculously simple, and even then, Clara made many obvious mistakes, creating chords that were hurtful to the ear.
- The orphanage worker led her into his office, and she plunked down ten thousand dollars - in cash - on the desk.
- It's her hometown, but she's as lost as if she'd been plunked down in the middle of a rainforest.
- That's all right; I was just plunking a few notes.
- A second later he heard steps on the stairs, and popped his head over the back of the couch to see Kate plunking down the stairs fiddling with the straps on her dress.
- Chelsea, you could easily get pneumonia in this weather,’ I yelled, whipping off my baseball cap and plunking it on top of her head.
- ‘Two pounds,’ Dad repeats, plunking the coins onto the counter in disbelief.
2(making harsh, heavy sound)she plunked away at the piano — aporreaba el piano coloquial
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