In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sky) despejado(sky) sin nubes
- On an unclouded summer night, if you lie on the moonlit beach and listen carefully, you can hear a symphony of nature mixed from the sound of waves raking the shingle and the murmuring wind.
- Morning came and it was going to be an open and unclouded day for once.
- Yet, if you were to stay on the lazy East coast, surrounded by untainted white sand beaches and unclouded aquamarine seas, the days could easily pass with no reference to the island's exotic history - save for the odd Arabian dhow sailing by.
- Next morning brings the first unclouded view of the Hound's Tooth, the aptly named rock outcrop framed by the lodge's windows.
- Everything pointed to the fact that we were going to find catching fish tough - and the weather certainly didn't give us any assistance, with changeable winds all day and mostly an unclouded sky!
- They remain fixed - a bright unclouded blue - on the middle distance.
2(clear)(vision) nítido(vision) claro
3(untroubled)(happiness) completo(happiness) perfecto(future) sin sombrasyears unclouded by the threat of war — años que no se vieron ensombrecidos por la amenaza de la guerra
- Her life was not unclouded, however, for in 1788 her husband, Perez Morton, had seduced her sister, Frances, who then killed herself.
- Our elections should be a contest of policies, unclouded by bigotry or racism.
- He confided once that it had been a visit of singular and unclouded happiness which left an ineffaceable impression.
- Let us have a grown-up discussion, unclouded by the infantile resentment of the USA harboured by Chris Davies and other assorted Europhiles.
- If, however, one consciously steps back and looks at the film through unclouded eyes, it becomes clear that it doesn't tell just one story; it tells dozens of them, with no unifying point of view.
- That this is so clear is one of the benefits of the unclouded view of Morris afforded by these excellent biographies.
- It is a clarity free of emotional subjectivity, unclouded by either hatred or compassion.
- There was no guarantee he wouldn't get close enough to do it again anyway, and Stone would far rather his man operated with a clear mind, unclouded with worries of recrimination upon his return.
- It's just that you push the feeling part of you aside so you can think on unclouded terms.
- So some critics have suggested that the story ‘of pure and primitive emotion, unclouded by any religious or moral quality’ was really inspired by a brief but joyous engagement in 1906.
- The Founders meant truths obvious not to everyone everywhere but to minds unclouded by superstition and other ignorance - minds like theirs.
- It seems to exist largely in order to prove that your judgment of Unearthed is unclouded by sentiment.
- The way it performs its function unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.
- The joy of material progress, evident year after year, was unclouded by the realization that man remained a wolf to man: moral progress seemed as natural as material progress.
- His eyes were still clear, she noticed, unclouded with misery or anxiety, and she could see all the way into their wonderful Light-filled depths.
- Her setting out in life, like the rising of a fair morning, was unclouded and promising.
- It first appeared in Creation magazine, which is a great way to keep your thinking on a whole host of issues clear, unclouded and thoroughly Biblical.
- But the occasions of departmental non-statutory publication raising, as in that case, a clearly defined issue of law unclouded by political, social or moral overtones, will be rare.
- This heartwarming news was unclouded by any mention that alcohol itself is no slouch when it comes to cellular damage.
- Focusing on the per share impact of annual service and interest costs provides a clear view of annual costs that is unclouded by the actuarial assumptions and smoothing techniques allowed by GAAP.
4(not cloudy)(liquid) transparente(liquid) no turbio
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