In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(become looser)(wire/rope) aflojarse
- But his grip did not slacken, and he pulled her outside into an ally.
- I could feel her grip around my waist slacken as she realized I could hold myself steady on the stallion, my hands wrapped in its mane.
- The line slackened again and the rod lifted upright.
- State universities slackened their grip, and private universities such as Columbia followed suit.
- His hands became gentler as he slackened his grip slightly.
- As Noel started to claw the line back the line slackened and Noel thought he had lost the fish, but it was still on.
- Then, the rod kicked straight and his line slackened.
- Acacia felt his grip slacken just enough for her to break free and run for the back door.
- Her head felt light and her grip on the reins slackened.
- Suddenly taken by curiosity, he let is grip slacken and opened it up.
- He did not once slacken his grip until someone cut him off near the river.
- Draconis froze, his body stiffening, his grip slackening.
- They flew on for what felt like hours to Hazel but her grip never slackened around the neck of the Quebba.
- Reed, more in shock than pain, slackened his grip.
- I slackened off the pressure slightly, encouraging the skate to dive, which it did.
- She could feel his grip on her slacken and saw the glassy look in his eyes.
- The tendrils began to slacken and released their grip on her.
- Cael felt the grip on him suddenly slacken as the weapon implanted itself in the man's chest.
- He gave a grunt of pain and his grip around her throat slackened enough that she was able to break free.
- She had slackened off her seat belt slightly to allow her to turn towards Knowles and plead with him.
- The two laughed, feeling the weight of their feelings slackening off.
- Since the spring sowing could not be postponed, the breakneck speed of collectivization was slackened.
- There is no sign of the pace slackening off, with the total for the first five months of 2003 up by a substantial 13.8 per cent.
- ‘Even now, if I slackened off,’ he says, ‘the weight would soon pile its way back on again.’
- It is the busiest part of Kuala Lumpur, a part that never slackens its pace, where life races at its fastest best.
- The volume of work, however, has slackened off.
- Night fell over them like a cloak, and still, Danea did not slacken her speed.
- When competition becomes less intense, management slackens off, becoming fat and lazy instead of lean and mean.
- The movie has a great pace which never slackens and the end is amazing.
- If the men slackened off, the planks they stood on came up and lacerated the shins of their legs causing painful injury.
- Even in training you have to be on your toes, you can't be slackening off with the squad we have.
- Suddenly the pressure slackened, went back to its original amount, and Jinx could see again, though he was still unable to move.
- When the swarms had slackened off it was generally agreed that this was perhaps not a good day to come to the beach.
- The river flow was slackening off now, but the bites continued.
- Her breathing became deep and slow, her heartbeat slackened and she lifted her face to the heat of the sun.
- Abdul doesn't see business slackening off anytime soon.
- I suppose we slackened off a bit towards the end and lost the concentration slightly but you would nearly expect that in the circumstances.
- Amanda had had a crush on Jayson since ninth grade and it hadn't slackened off one bit.
- Malton then slackened off a bit and allowed a Halifax centre to break from halfway and score between the posts.
- In both of those games they slackened off when it was clear they were under no pressure.
2(reduce)(speed) reducir(pace) aflojar
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