In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1caminar dormidoI used to sleepwalk as a child — de pequeña era sonámbula / solía caminar dormida
- Deciding that if asked, I could blame my night walk on sleepwalking, I shrugged and strode purposely towards the building.
- I sleepwalked around the house in my pajamas, barely talking to my parents.
- Apparently the guy had just sleepwalked ALL the way from his room, SAT down, and fell promptly ASLEEP on the bag of bread.
- I'd never sleepwalked before, and highly doubted that I did now.
- He claimed he had sleepwalked in the past, particularly when he had been drinking as he had in the hours before the alleged rapes.
- Some people sleepwalk when they're stressed.
- Maybe I had fallen asleep during English and sleepwalked my way to the bathroom.
- Again from Almodóvar: ‘In the opening scene, you see these women who are walking around blind and sleepwalking.’
- It was the first time even the back room was full, and though that may be what every owner wants, two waiters sleepwalked through our room with eyes wide shut, ignoring everyone to their left and right.
- That was more than a bad dream and I have never sleepwalked in my life.
- Then she remembered Del sleepwalked with alarming regularity and shrugged it off.
- If your child sleepwalks for a long time, talk to your doctor.
- During a week-long trial, the defendant told the jury of his family's history of sleepwalking - he, his mother, two aunts and a cousin have all sleepwalked.
- He told police that he could not remember having sex with the woman, but that he had sleepwalked in the past when very drunk.
- I don't think a person who is sleepwalking can do tricks on a snowboard like those.
- However, what if I had sleepwalked and took it from Palestrike's chamber?
- Have you ever sleepwalked? No, not that i know of.
- The children were tiny and tucked up in their beds, but they were still at the stage of sleepwalking into my room in the middle of the night, so a few nocturnal noises were par for the course.
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