In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(expression/smile) embelesadothey listened with rapt attention — escuchaban absortos / embelesados
- The world depicted is a fascinating one, and we gaze upon it with rapt attention, even as the disquieting mood of the film keeps us ill at ease.
- She would listen with rapt attention while I read out lists of batting averages from Wisden - sometimes the sheer intensity of her concentration made her almost seem asleep.
- It was also reported that you spent the earlier part of the afternoon singing for your preschool mates, who stood in rapt attention around you.
- But, Newman points out, the personalities and relationships that keep audiences rapt are not neglected.
- Her eyes are warm and alive, as she tells her stories to a rapt audience.
- Guests watched in rapt attention as the models showcased garments from Anand's designer collection.
- The Sheldonian, recently refurbished, was packed with a refreshingly young audience, which remained rapt throughout.
- The church was full, and everyone listened in rapt attention.
- Adults are rapt and absorbed pupils, far more dedicated students than are most kids.
- The shortness of her set was perhaps fortunate, as Tunstall left a rapt audience wanting more.
- With rapt fascination I watched the ritualized escape attempt and re-entrapment of the hero every week.
- Many people were rapt and stayed for the whole hour before it looped around.
- Bob Schulz announces this in late January to a rapt crowd of 200 gathered in an auditorium in Crystal City, Virginia.
- Jacobs tells the rapt crowd that the ‘miserable’ expansion plan will be as important a fight for Toronto as the expressway battle once was.
- The audience is rapt, breaking several times into appreciative applause.
- About 800 children drawn from various schools listened in rapt attention and went home with material on traffic rules and regulations.
- A sampling of the Egyptian diet draws the rapt attention of a whole family.
- When I lectured at a skeptics meeting in Dublin in mid-October, this photo of my rapt audience was snapped.
- In later years public demand saw him travelling the length and breadth of the country to deliver his budget speeches to rapt audiences.
- To a silent, rapt hall, the Prime Minister told how when he visited New York and met British relatives of the victims, a middle-aged mother looked him in the eyes and said her only son had died.
- The singer's younger daughter, Madhusree, who had been a rapt listener during her father's recitals till this year, chose to sit on the stage and sing with her older friends.
- The journalist did not exit from productions at intermission but stayed to observe a rapt audience, most of whom had never before seen a drama or comedy of any kind.
- He listened with rapt, amused attention to what I told him about the role of LSD in his Nobel Prize-winning discovery.
- Director Ron Howard knows how to keep his audience rapt.
- A group of girls underneath a TV set gazed up, rapt.
- The children listened with rapt attention to the old storyteller as he captivated their minds with a tale from his past - one that Adam himself knew a good deal about.
- Swans have been a source of rapt fascination for me since I was a child, and it was a life's dream come true to own one - let alone seven.
- The behaviour of animals in captivity was explained, as the students listened in rapt attention.
- Others were, briefly, inattentive, but generally we were well behaved and gave Old Dutch our rapt attention.
- I took my cricketing cues from a television documentary on Ian Botham on Sunday night which held a whole pub in rapt attention.
- The way she moved demanded my rapt attention while her eyes kept me completely mesmerized.
- I found a stack of Architectural Forum magazines from 1958-1961, and spent half an hour on the floor, rapt.
- Clinching the final question in the quiz that once again held a packed auditorium to rapt attention, the schoolboys from Delhi cycled away with their hoard of prizes.
- Well, we all had headsets on, and obviously everyone was extremely quiet and solemn and trying to, with rapt attention, get everything they could out of the tape.
- But though this suggests how little Gabriel understands his wife's rapt attention, we do not need to know that in this sequence.
- A group of Whitehall officials are sitting listening with rapt attention to an account of the importance of scone-making for a group of three-year-olds.
- A successful dialogue can be conducted only if we listen to each other with rapt attention so that we can understand each other.
- ‘Our task is not to create a movement from scratch,’ she proclaims to a rapt audience.
- Jimmy Hamilton, a boyish man who celebrated his 80th birthday the previous day, is recounting to me a tale of bravery from the middle years of the last century and I'm rapt.
- Two interjections from the rapt audience render the visiting 28-year-old former pupil particularly speechless.
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