In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(voice) ronco(cough) de garganta(chuckle/laugh) guturalyou sound throaty — estás ronco
- His voice was throaty and deep when he made that statement, and I felt my stomach clench.
- She lets out a throaty chuckle: ‘I've just come back from a humungous family farewell myself.’
- I replied, realizing that my own voice was suddenly sounding deeper, and throaty too, as if I was trying to seduce him.
- I whipped around at the sound of Bey's throaty voice.
- Sometimes they yelp, bark, or make throaty noises while clicking.
- A rear spoiler appears, the license plate number changes, it gets a tint, an air scoop appears and the engine sounds just get amplified and sound deep and throaty!
- I loved his laugh; it was deep and throaty, and sounded enjoyable.
- Instead of her mum's nagging voice she heard a deep throaty laugh.
- ‘Grrrrr,’ he growls in that deep throaty voice as, apropos of nothing, Nick Faldo walks by.
- And with that he lets out a long, throaty laugh so deep it virtually makes my chair shake.
- The woman was laughing her deep, throaty laugh.
- she laughs, her throaty voice somehow at odds with her beanpole body and all-American looks.
- With her darkly beautiful gaze and deep, throaty voice, Bacall isn't so much a love interest for Bogart as a tough, sassy equal.
- It may be unfair to single out particular players, but Gustafsson's raw, throaty tenor and Lonberg-Holm's use of electronics and distortion both grab the attention.
- She has a startling voice, a throaty roar somewhere between Janis Joplin and Mavis Staples.
- Her unusual, slightly throaty voice grows on you.
- When Donna Hazelton laughs, I hear a deep, throaty noise that I recognise instantly.
- He changed his voice completely, going from a loud outside voice to a low, husky, kind of throaty sexy sound that had her heart skipping beats.
- Somewhere in the back of her mind she heard a deep throaty laugh, making her skin break out in gooseflesh.
- They had just got it open when we heard a deep, throaty yell.
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