In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(animal) sin domar(wilderness/forests) virgen(forests/wilderness) agreste(forces of nature/passion) indómito
- Tina prefers to leave her wild red curls untamed and steals expensive high heels.
- The island's beauty is in its wild untamed character.
- Covering the top of his head was a wild, untamed mess of black curls.
- Heathcliff is the wild, untamed boy she grew up with, whom no one understands or has patience with.
- Being back in Canada made me long for the untamed wilds of forest and rock that Fukui lacks.
- The untamed beauty of Canada is mystical at its core, but it is the way it is interpreted in his sketches and paintings that takes the breath away.
- If you're looking for an adrenaline rush and an untamed hooligan bike, the new Bandit, fun though it is, isn't the bike for you.
- This wild and untamed theme song is one of the finest punk tracks ever recorded.
- If this capitalism goes untamed, it fosters a modernisation that drains and erodes.
- Infested with wild pigs, brumbies and feral cattle, it's an untamed, remote place that challenges the senses.
- Not like the typical wild untamed people, he was someone different, and depicted in the media over quite an extended period of time in that way.
- Meantime, the federal budget deficit remains untamed and likely to be aggravated by this disaster.
- We stand and muse, a little wary of nature in such an untamed and powerful form.
- By comparison with Point Pleasant Beach, the shore at Sandy Hook was wild and untamed.
- For they know that within you is a force that is like that of a hurricane - wild, natural, untamed and irrepressible.
- The east coast is wild, windy and untamed by development, the sea a challenge for even competent surfers.
- Being the very height of its summer holidays as well as carnival time, it produces a wild and untamed version of an August bank holiday but in the middle of March.
- He sails to the Marquesas, where the people, he thinks, are still free and untamed.
- This was grassed over, but it sat behind a terrace of houses: it therefore counted as city, not as untamed wilderness.
- The north side of the river remains a wilder, untamed side compared to the southern, more urbanised side.
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