In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not deep)(river/water/pond) poco profundo(dish) llano(dish) plano(dish) bajo Chileshallow breathing — respiración superficial femenino
- shallow roof — tejado de poca / baja pendiente
- a shallow grave — una tumba poco profunda
- These greyish, shallow erosions in the surface of the tongue and cheeks are inflamed and painful, especially when you eat hot, spicy food.
- The casserole is fairly shallow with a large surface area allowing maximum evaporation.
- Plan on shelf space tall enough for large cereal boxes and drawers shallow enough to allow you to easily find small bags and boxes.
- Meantime, the Russian Navy is trying to pull the sub to shallow waters.
- Each pair of gloves is mounted in a shallow pine box lined with beaded and embroidered wedding fabric and fitted with a lid that has an oval cutout.
- That night he made his way out of town and bedded down on the edge of a shallow gully.
- For the custard, preheat the oven to 300 degrees and line a shallow baking pan with plastic wrap.
- They have created roughly parallel blocks flanked by shallow canals that are actually slightly above harbour level.
- He was speeding south over flat plains, shallow rivers, lines of trees and teeny signs of civilization.
- Do you know how shallow the water is here?
- Long, shallow cuts lined her cheeks and forehead, and at one or two places, there were deep gouges.
- Cool slightly and turn out onto a shallow sided dish.
- Kate quickly pulled out a shallow chest from beneath her bed and dumped the contents onto the floor.
- They were covered over slightly, like a shallow puddle that manages to reflect the sky while still being able to see to the bottom.
- Roll the pastry into a large rectangle and line a shallow baking tray.
- Evenly broadcast the seeds over an area of the bed or sprinkle them in a shallow furrow.
- The five nodded their understanding before giving a shallow bow.
- I grow this prehistoric plant in a shallow bowl of water.
- The narrow, deep lakes, so named because they look like the fingers of a hand, were carved by Ice Age glaciers, which deposited shallow topsoil on sloping shale beds above the lakes.
- There have even been a few documented cases of dolphins supporting drowning swimmers to shallow water.
2(superficial)(person) superficial(conversation) frívolo(conversation) banal
- I was going to go home and fix my face, hide it with makeup and hope that Brendan wasn't shallow enough to break up with me because I was temporarily ugly.
- However theologically shallow it may be, however, there was a definite thought and reasoning behind it.
- He also happened to be rather handsome, but I wasn't that shallow.
- Was he the only one who could tell how shallow she was?
- I know my sister isn't gullible or dumb, so this fact only served to prove to me how shallow she is.
- As they open up to each other about their woes, neither seems to recognise how monstrously selfish and shallow they appear.
- It's a little shallow that way, but yet one of our guiltiest pleasures.
- But then again, did he truly believe that all women on earth were that shallow?
- I got to know her pretty well and realized that she wasn't really shallow.
- The errors are patent and they are explicable by what we say is a rather shallow analysis of the admissible value of those utterances in the record of interview.
- She was supposed to be the one who wasn't shallow and who wasn't concerned with ‘status’ and such.
- People are vain and shallow and disregard the love of others to pursue their own whims.
- Tara resented the implication that she would be that shallow.
- They were both beautiful, popular people and their pairing had only seemed natural to everyone else despite how shallow I thought Mandy was.
- This is one reason I described his analysis as shallow.
- Your friends think I'm just that shallow, because they don't see it and I let them.
- She likes to pretend she's that shallow, but she really isn't.
- Fifth, the book's discussion of the Asian crisis seems shallow compared to its analysis of Japanese capitalism.
- Critics such as La Font de Saint-Yenne and Diderot began to label the work of many of their contemporaries shallow, frivolous, and licentious.
- People may disagree on how deep / shallow it really is, but the scintillating buzz is pretty undeniable.
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