In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(water/snow) que llega hasta la cinturawe were waist deep in mud — estábamos hundidos en el barro hasta la cintura
- we waded waist deep through the river — vadeamos el río con el agua hasta la cintura
- As she waded through waist-deep flood waters to get to the worst affected areas, she could see the devastation all around.
- The rescue team, including Tendring Council nature wardens, spent hours waist-deep in mud and water tending to the animal.
- ‘My house is destroyed and all my possessions are buried somewhere under waist-deep mud,’ Bhuiyan said.
- A terrified Essex family waded waist-deep through a raging torrent to escape flash floods which devastated a Cornish village.
- Doctors had to amputate the leg of a 14-year-old boy attacked earlier today while fishing in waist-deep water.
- Hundreds of patients, doctors and nurses were trapped for days at New Orleans Charity Hospital, surrounded by waist-deep water without power, food or medical supplies.
- Heroic lifeboatmen worked waist-deep in breaking seas in a desperate bid to save a stranded boat
- At a quarry in Lancashire a 13-year old girl became stuck waist-deep in a muddy pool.
- We were going to be descending in a storm, in waist-deep snow, through perfect avalanche conditions, and I was convinced we were going to die.
- The time to build an ark is before the raging flood is upon us, not after we're waist-deep in the tides of chaos and despair.
- I was waist-deep in the swamp for weeks and weeks.
- Local residents trudged up the sidewalk in waist-deep murky brown water to higher ground.
- The pair waded through waist-deep freezing water to reach a woman who had fallen down an embankment in Broadbent.
- I accidentally took a step into a snowdrift and found myself waist-deep in snow, and later when I was trying to climb down a bank I slipped and fell quite heavily onto my back.
- We finally drifted into waist-deep water and dragged the boat onto the beach.
- More than three weeks after the floods began, water still lies waist-deep or higher in some areas.
- They waded waist-deep in the grass in a compact body bearing an improvised stretcher in their midst.
- Mr Watson and the Russian helped fellow hotel guests and at one stage found themselves waist-deep in water and sewage.
- Avis reported seeing a local resident standing in waist-deep water, helpless as her furniture floated down the road.
- Mr Price said he had spoken to a friend in the centre of Milnsbridge who had helped pull screaming children from cars submerged in waist-deep water.
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