In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(success) sensacional(success) clamoroso(performance) sensacional(performance) estupendo(defeat) aplastante(defeat) apabullante(beauty/dress) despampanante(dress/beauty) deslumbrante(person) despampanantethe fabric is stunning — la tela es una preciosidad
- My new temporary home in Encinitas was quite superb, walking distance away from stunning California beaches.
- Safin said he feels like he's been to hell and back since his stunning US Open win but has finally emerged as a better player.
- The hotel, which opened in 1974, sits high above Langbank and the grounds have stunning views over the Firth of Clyde.
- The Three Sisters was originally a 1850s farm house with stunning views across the Worth Valley towards Ilkley Moor.
- I don't know what's more stunning his poetic use of language or his photography.
- Vintage jewelry can be used as beautiful drapery tie-backs and they make stunning additions to wrapped presents.
- For a truly stunning evening, the English National Ballet performs the adorable Swan Lake each night this week until Saturday.
- On the flight back, I was seated next to a stunningly beautiful Spanish woman.
- Finally tonight, the Mars rover Opportunity today sent stunning new images of Mars back to earth.
- By the mid-1990s some stunning organic wines were gracing the shelves.
- Having reached the peak, we got a stunningly beautiful view of the verdant valley below encircled by green hills.
- In June and July, the white scented flowers have stunning golden stamens that are followed by dark purple-blue berries in autumn.
- There is nowhere better to experience stunning scenery, great country pubs and warm hospitality than the Yorkshire Dales.
- Eddie's stunning Donegal girlfriend Michelle Doherty was also present.
- Andrea Elvey hit the post before stunning interplay between Jo Martin and Kirsty Ormrod led to Brooks firing in Kendal's second.
- The book presents gems of new information, with stunning visual records of life in Mayo, in a fresh and accessible way.
- But one of the most stunning scenes of the movie was one of the least violent.
- The events of 1973 represented a magnificent achievement, the climax of eight stunning years at the top.
- For some exciting winter fishing in stunning surroundings, try Loch Alvie near Aviemore or the western fjords of Quoich or Arkaig.
- It wasn't until the 83rd minute that Fairfield scored their third goal through a Horsefield stunning solo run and finish.
2(punch) contundentethe news came as a stunning blow to his hopes — la noticia echó por tierra sus esperanzas
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