In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(moors/beach/hillside) barrido por el viento y la lluvia
- These small rainswept isles off the western end of the vast Eurasian landmass have contributed far more to the well-being of the rest of humanity than any other country, bar none.
- ‘My life is here,’ she says, gesturing at the rainswept green gardens outside her kitchen window.
- Pocklington were without half a dozen key players due to injury and unavailability and they left a dry and sunny Pocklington to find Ilkley rainswept and waterlogged.
- It's a long long 20 minute wait beside a rainswept parade of shops before the following bus catches up and we can continue.
- I suppose he's doing a lot of standing around on rainswept balconies, and staring out into the middle distance, and not finishing his sentences, right?
- These kids should be dragged around rainswept mountains and lakes rather than be allowed to spend time - and your money - in seaside arcades.
- Where yesterday the supermarket was closed and the carpark empty and rainswept, today both of them were crowded with too many cars and far too many people.
- From the time she was a young woman, Carr had been determined to find her own way of portraying the densely forested, mountainous west coast of Canada with its rainswept climate.
- They spend their nights not in front of fire and telly, but walking the rainswept streets canvassing votes, or in draughty committee rooms hammering out policy.
- Some landscapes seem designed for the NHH treatment, such as the dizzying view of Mizen Head, a rainswept Brittas Bay, and Farm on the Healy Pass.
- From our breakfast perch on the verandah high above a rainswept gorge dotted with palms, frangipani, hibiscus and pink orchids, the rain was positively uplifting.
- Close finishes were a feature of the second of the Kendal Winter League series of races at a wind and rainswept Firbank, near Sedbergh, on Sunday.
- She competed in an era when Allan Wells beat the rest of the world after training on rainswept tracks in Edinburgh without money, but not motivation.
- The gala screening took place in a rainswept Leicester Square in the presence of many celebrities.
- Tonight I read of rugged Newfoundland coastlines and dream of fog-drenched villages and rainswept fishing boats.
- With its drystone hedges, bedraggled cottages, enigmatic stone menhirs, and rainswept green fields, Jejudo has something of a Celtic feel.
- Tucking in behind his rival on the rainswept circuit, he audaciously out-braked him on the inside of the final bend to steal ahead and win.
- And it was Lynam who was in charge of the BBC's Wimbledon coverage on that terrifying, rainswept afternoon in 1996 when Cliff Richard sang to Centre Court.
- Afternoon turned into evening, evening into a dismal, dark, rainswept night.
- The Admiral remembers all too clearly returning from long Cold War submarine patrols, and having to queue on a rainswept jetty to use a phone.
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