In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Jane ran her fingers through her hair, combing the tangles out as she harshly pulled her hands through the snarls.
- Ramone glared at him slightly, snatching it from him and starting to comb through the tangled snarls of crimson hair, green eyes still watching him from under an unkempt fringe.
- She looked like a child brought up by wolves in the forest; her long brown hair was a tangle of snarls, surrounding a face all bones and angles.
- They brushed her hair until it was straight and there were no more snarls or knots.
- At some point, all tapestries encounter setbacks: snarls and kinks that tangle or block the work.
1gruñirto snarl at sb — gruñirle a algn
- the dog snarled at us — el perro nos gruñó
- His entire body swivels around and he advances menacingly like a stray dog snarling over a piece of meat.
- Papa's Yorkshire terrier was tied in the truck bed and when one of the elephants walked by, the dog snarled and snapped, straining at the end of her chain.
- The dogs were nearing her, coming closer; their teeth bared, snarling viciously
- It snarled and bared its blood stained teeth at Darius, who in turn, ran away up the path.
- They snarled and bared their teeth in a predatory way.
- The animal keeps barking and growling, snarling at my unfamiliar scent.
- He did try to chase cats he saw on his walks, but he didn't snarl at them, and he behaved himself fairly well in the veterinarian's waiting room.
- A dog snarled at us viciously but he was caged and couldn't get at us.
- It was the kind of fear I got when I heard two dogs snarl at each other just before they fought.
- It was the most horrendous place, because it was so savage, Alsatian dogs were snarling at you all the time, there was hardly any food.
- But it only angered the tiger, which snarled and bared its teeth, claws drawn out.
- As soon as he turned to face it, the beast jumped on him, snarling, and baring its sharp teeth.
- The wolf that followed him snarled visibly, his teeth bared in their direction as he paused a moment before passing beyond the door.
- The wolves of the group suddenly rushed towards the direction of the sound, baring their teeth and snarling.
- A pack of wolves, fifty at least, were coming toward her, hackles raised, teeth bared, snarling.
- He quickly turned around to see a mangy looking dog snarling ferociously.
- As the door slammed shut behind the girl, Brooke bared her teeth and snarled viciously after her, only a second before she fell into a hacking cough.
- Up ahead, a shepherd's dogs snarl, prompting one of our boatmen to tear into a bush and hand us branches for self-defense.
- The dog snarls at the actor, then starts to chase him.
- We woke to find him challenging his own reflection, baring his big teeth and snarling between barks.
1(say)gruñirleave me alone, he snarled — —déjame en paz —gruñó
- she snarled a reply — contestó con un gruñido
- ‘I don't have issues with Liz,’ I interrupted, and didn't know I was snarling.
- Jumping at the start of her cell phone, Laura snarled into the receiver upon opening it in an angry Russian,
- Well, okay, but would the waiter have felt better if I'd snarled at him instead?
- ‘Well I think it's a great name for a cat and you're a bloody fool for not thinking such,’ the child snarled.
- ‘Stay out of my family's business,’ she had snarled at the counselor as she grabbed her son away.
- ‘Save it for the judge,’ another officer snarled as the first one handcuffed her.
- ‘This isn't your fight,’ Jack snarled angrily and Ben felt his desperation.
- ‘You are an abomination of nature,’ another one of the men snarled.
- ‘Saint O'Neil’ an unlikable character snarls at one point.
- ‘If you do not speak, your prime minister will die,’ Eric snarled.
- In fact, I basically snarled at anyone who got anywhere near me.
- But then, curiously, he did not snarl contemptuously that they were wrong and that he had a sackful of lawyers to say so.
- Jeremy could almost hear the voice of his stepfather snarling the words as he read them, and he felt his rage building.
- She was snarling as if these were quite horrid things to say.
- ‘I don't have to,’ Ryan snarled, turning back to me, a twisted grin on his face.
- Michael snarled and literally spat out the last word.
- One minute he's smiling and making jokes, then the next he's snarling coldly at someone.
- Robert snarled, ‘If they are back why then, are you here with me when you should be there!’
- Gregory snarled, but gradually, his temper faded away, and the rage he felt became like steam, and drifted up into the cloudy sky.
- I'm told I was almost snarling when I replied, ‘I am the only family he's going to get.’
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