In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sun) abrasador(heat/day) infernal(heat/day) abrasadorit was scorching! — hacía un calor infernal / abrasador
- the sand's scorching — la arena está que arde / está hirviendo
- as adverb it was scorching hot — hacía un calor achicharrante
- Farmers on the Continent battled against an exceptionally dry summer and scorching temperatures that seriously damaged crops.
- One of the defining characteristics of the Malaysian Grand Prix is the scorching heat.
- Her face was scorching and she could not look at him.
- The tale begins quietly enough on a long-ago summer's day of stifling heat and scorching sunshine.
- I had to leave it running for a minute or two until it was scorching hot.
- The hot sun was scorching, and they quickly headed inside.
- Almost immediately, his calf swelled up, and the skin covering it grew scorching hot.
- Keep in mind that Jamaican cuisine doesn't have to be scorching.
- Accept the conditions - even if it's scorching sunshine or a really steep or rocky stretch.
- Around me, frustrated passengers began to speculate about the city overheating in scorching temperatures.
- Vultures and hawks circled in the flat blue skies above; clouds flecked and passed as ships of ghostly steam; the sun was hot but not scorching.
- It was scorching outside and there was no telling whether he had managed to fall asleep or not, and even if he did, there was no telling whether he would wake up.
- Men in khaki did not complain about the scorching sun or the mirthful crowd.
- People, from kiddies to oldies, received the recreation despite the scorching sun.
- It was one of the better-looking days, sunny, but not scorching.
- The water was scorching, and she liked it that way.
- The July sun was scorching, and the driver got lost.
- Normal people could only survive travel on the planet during dusk and dawn, when the temperature was neither freezing nor scorching.
- Did you ever put your fingers on something scorching hot?
- I'm in hot water, so scorching and so deep that some relatives and friends are questioning my sanity.
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