In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(floor/field/ground) en declive(roof/handwriting) inclinadohe has sloping shoulders — tiene los hombros caídos
- The topography of the county ranges from low rolling hills in the north to very flat terrain or gentle sloping ridges in the south.
- Around the hall are galleries where minerals and fossils lie under sloping glass.
- She lies with her bow at 12m, and her more intact stern rests on a sloping rocky bottom at 14m.
- Beads of sweat broke out on low, sloping brows.
- Inside the church, the sloping floor of green Portland stone has had to be sealed more than once.
- The first divers down found the ship lying unevenly and had great difficulty in moving across the steeply sloping decks.
- The new terminal has been designed on three levels, taking advantage of the sloping terrain.
- That sloping top tube extends the flowing lines to the rear triangle a treat.
- He is lying on a hill, sloping gently back to the factory town where he grew up.
- Interestingly the original plans show the buildings supported and made level by brick piles grounded in the sloping valley side.
- They simply cannot physically be as supple as a horse with a long, sloping front end.
- Intermittent streams dissect the gently sloping area.
- High up under the sloping roof, exercise rooms are located in a glass enclosed attic that overlooks the main hall.
- The site would be entered through a grandiose arch, and each house would have a sloping green in front of it.
- I settled onto the sand of the now gently sloping reef.
- Some of the most difficult courses require you to bump a chip shot up a sloping green with the utmost precision.
- Seedlings were grown on wet sloping filter boards in an incubator.
- A powerful-looking sloping neckline is a strong indication of a well-built physique.
- Soon we roared into his short, sloping driveway.
- Originally, a small patio and a sloping garden filled the yard.
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