In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/animal) hambriento(appetite) vorazI'm (absolutely) ravenous! — ¡tengo un hambre devoradora / un hambre canina! coloquial
- Others have a ravenous appetite for the glues used to bond carpet to its backing.
- One candidate knows that if Giblets's rivals are elected president he could transform into a pack of ravenous wolves and eat your children.
- It is also time that we must take greater care in managing our garbage from ravenous dogs and ravens.
- At night, they advised us to put on our under-bungalow lights and wait for the floorshow of ravenous and strange-looking fish gobbling up plankton just beneath us.
- That taste of carnal pleasure unleashed a ravenous appetite.
- Mind you, I would be reluctant, to send a ravenous band of travel-worn tourists there for a late-night meal, without first having made a reservation.
- But Johnson's latest performance in the red and green of Leicester showed that he still has a ravenous appetite for club rugby.
- The meagre supplies she had brought had not lasted long with her ravenous hunger.
- The ravenous appetite I worked up instantly disappeared.
- Arrive before you have built up a ravenous hunger.
- Mr. Numan walked in attracted by the smells of fine dinner on the table, collapsed at his chair, and ate some food like a ravenous animal.
- I am secretly a ravenous animal for compliments
- I slept well, and woke with a ravenous appetite for breakfast, as usual.
- They were always scavenging for the latest hint of gossip as if they were ravenous animals on the trail of a wounded deer.
- Thanks to a ravenous appetite, he soon reaches 15 feet, and becomes increasingly difficult to hide.
- By contrast, North Americans are ravenous consumers of energy.
- The size of a hornet hive grows quickly as the season progresses - and so does the ravenous hunger of the young hornets.
- The wonderful aromas coming from the kitchen made me all the more aware of my ravenous hunger.
- Their ravenous appetite for fellow fish makes them one of the largest fresh water species.
- She not only insists that her husband tell her he loves her every night, but she's ravenous for information about how much he loves her.
- At its worst, it combined the naivety of the 1960s, the anti-intellectualism of the 1970s and the ravenous greed of the 1980s.
- That description belonged to a pack of ravenous Eagles.
- It almost goes without saying that she elected not to finish breakfast and was consequently ravenous and difficult by mid-morning.
- Sarah and I sat in one corner of the lobby, not exactly having ravenous appetites.
- You will develop a ravenous appetite when you're not on the bike anyway.
- Tartan is pulled across the cold steel floor like an animal being brought to the slaughter by a ravenous predator.
- Despite her ravenous hunger, Alicia had to struggle to stifle her gag reflex.
- Such is the ravenous appetite for good films possessed by those who love them.
- It's the story of a ravenous caterpillar that eats so much he makes himself sick before finally transforming into a beautiful butterfly.
- Am I, as an entertainment journalist, feeding the public's ravenous appetite for more celebrity?
- Our sallow skin and lean, ravenous eyes (so suggestive of scurvy) give us away.
- If you have a ravenous appetite for rock and jazz, this is a must-read.
- I had come off the golf course feeling ravenous, so my choices were influenced by a desire for meat, and lots of it.
- That's the problem with swimming, it makes me ravenous.
- Along the way she is accosted by ravenous predators.
- However, often underestimated is the equally ravenous appetite they have for high-performance data access.
- He didn't even notice the ravenous hunger that made his stomach rumble in silent agony.
- In 1455 he was returning from a meeting at Doncaster, possibly with the Knights Templars or Grey Friars, when he was set upon by a ravenous wild cat.
- Food is served fast and hot, and the waiting staff are tolerant - they barely bat an eyelid at drunk, ravenous students.
- At that spot, they found a dead deer, still steaming, and took hungry, ravenous bites out of it.
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