In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paint) hacer una chambonada con coloquial(paint) hacer una chapuza con España coloquial(drink/soup) derramar
- For the best chance of sport pick a balmy night and fish long into the early hours when the biggest fish can be heard sploshing in the darkness.
- And, next I knew, he was donning his outdoor boots and slipping out of the door to carry out a wild summer night dance, sploshing along a crunchy path of snails and over a slimy carpet of slugs.
- Vice slipped his hood on and stared down at his feet sploshing in muddy puddles.
- She stomped out into the mud, splishing and sploshing.
1(dog/child) chapotear(paint/water) salpicar
1.1(sound)we heard a splosh — oímos el ruido de algo al caer al agua
- One minute you are on a pleasant nature ramble, and the next - splosh!
- And then you surface with a splosh and for a few brief seconds, everything's still blurry as you blink the water from your eyes.
- Another tear dropped into the water with a splosh.
- A tear slowly fell from my face and landed splosh onto the picture.
- And if I ever fall off a cliff it will be a cry of ‘aieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee’ before the inevitable splosh or splat.
- Soon we'll be mooring up in a secluded creek where we'll drink champagne to the soothing sounds of water clucking against boat and the occasional splosh of a jumping fish.
- I just barely managed to throw my mother the phone when the previously eaten food made its bid for freedom and escaped in a loud gushing, splosh.
1.2(of liquid)salpicadura femenino
- Okay, so I survive on instant with a splosh of semi-skimmed and a chemical sweetener, but I'm sure I would appreciate the finer qualities of real coffee if only someone would come round to my house every hour on the hour and make me a cup.
- Undeterred by the stubborn green tomatoes, Samuel has chopped them into chunks and fried them in oil, garlic and chillies with a splosh of sweet Spanish vinegar.
- Add the stock and two or three sploshes of Worcester Sauce, mixing all the while, bring to a gentle boil, and cook until the sauce begins to reduce.
- A blue worm threading its way through sploshes of paint leaves me cold.
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