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/day) tibio(water/day) templado(wind/climate) cálidoeat it while it's still warm — cómetelo antes de que se enfríe
- the warmest room in the house — la habitación más caliente de la casa
- shut the door to keep the room warm — cierra la puerta para que no se vaya el calor / para que no se enfríe la habitación
- the body was still warm — el cadáver estaba todavía caliente
- there was a warm breeze — soplaba una brisa cálida
- it's getting warmer — ya empieza a hacer más calor
- warm clothes — ropa abrigadora
- these gloves are very warm — estos guantes son muy calentitos
- sit by the fire and get yourself warm — siéntate junto al fuego, así entrarás en calor
- are you sure you'll be warm enough? — ¿seguro que no tendrás frío?
- chopping wood is warm work — cortando leña enseguida se entra en calor
- to make things / it warm for sb — amargarle la vida a algn
- The area has the desirable combination of cool evening ocean breezes and good summer sun and warm temperatures.
- With relatively little snow and temperatures which are warm enough, runners can avoid excessive indoor track training.
- During our tests, the heatsink never got scalding hot, so this may not be a priority for some of you, but it does get fairly warm.
- Mr Schroder said warm currents and high temperatures were causing the blooms, which may cause skin rashes and eye or ear infections.
- The rain was sweeping down from a steel-grey sky but the temperature was warm for the time of year.
- The warm temperatures and surplus of talented winemakers makes this the most likely platform from which Viognier can launch.
- The temperature was warm enough to be outside, and there was no rain to deal with.
- The kids in my neighborhood played Kick the Can on warm summer evenings and I did fairly well at that.
- The sun is shining brightly, the sky is it's own beautiful shade of blue and the day is fairly warm.
- The brown wheat mite will be active in the fall and in the spring until temperatures are consistently warm in late April or May.
- One of the paramedics told the other one to get a blanket for Justin so that his body temperature would stay fairly warm.
- The warm sea temperatures have led to dozens of sightings of marine mammals off the Irish coast in recent weeks.
- The weather here is still very warm and very comfortable in the evenings.
- With a week of sunny days, warm temperatures and scattered rains, Nebraska's corn crop is catching up.
- The season was still fairly warm, and he said he needed his kayak (which had been captured with him).
- Evening had set and the mid-July air was warm but comfortable.
- The sun remained out for the entire day and it was fairly warm, reaching a temperature of 21 degrees Celsius.
- Is somebody at the BBC's pictures desk suffering from over-heating due to the sudden unseasonably warm temperatures?
- Families will love both its warm temperatures and warm personalities of the locals.
- The temperature is a warm, but comfortable; 25Â°C outside and there's not a cloud in the sky.
2.1(affectionate, cordial)(person) cariñoso(person) afectuoso(smile/words) cariñoso(welcome) caluroso(welcome) cálidomy warmest congratulations — mi más cordial felicitación
- We all gave them very warm, loud and enthusiastic Southern California welcome.
- Successful tourism for this country should begin there with smiles and warm welcomes.
- A regular visitor to the station, the Mayor commended Julie for always greeting him with a warm welcome and a smile.
- There was a warm and hearty welcome for all visitors to the Timothy family home and Mrs. Timothy always ensured that the kettle was on the boil.
- Despite a warm welcome from golfers, caddies were less enthusiastic.
- We thank sincerely the organisers and helpers for their very warm welcome and hospitality.
- Jane admits to feeling much relieved by his presence, his warm voice and affection, next to her bed.
- It is one of the most homely places in town where a warm welcome and friendly smile awaits all visitors.
- People are very friendly over here and they honour their guests with a warm welcome.
- A warm welcome with a pleasant smile awaited us as we entered the hotel room where she was put up with her cousin sis.
- You could always go back a few hours or the night afterwards and be welcomed back with warm smiles.
- York played host to the tenth and final leg of Chapman's month-long UK tour, and an eager audience gave her a warm welcome and a fond farewell.
- Catherine was a lovely lady, kind natured and had a warm welcome for her friends.
- She had an innate sense of compassion which reached out to the wider community and her ready smile radiated a warm welcome which endeared her to so many.
- In fact, when people understand why refugees come here the welcome is generally warm and friendly.
- But it sure was a far cry from the civility and warm kindness he showed me during that other party.
- On behalf of himself and his family who received such a warm welcome, your kindness and generosity will be gratefully remembered.
- All those who knew her and especially those many who gained so much from her tuition, warm friendship and generous kindness will miss her very much indeed.
- They said they were overwhelmed by the warm welcome and kindness received from local people.
- They were nearly always together on social occasions and the warm smile and friendly handshake was part of every greeting.
- The warm colours and textures are homely and comfortable - just walking around the shop feels good.
- In the midst of winter, nature provides us with warm colours of orange and reds to give the impression of warmth.
- The blues have a warm tint to them now, due to the gentle lighting of the room.
- Following a weekend down the islands, her face got two shades darker, making the warm beige foundation of no use to her.
- With its attractive decor, warm colour schemes and super location, this is likely to appeal to young families.
- The family appears middle-class, living in attractive apartments, where the colours are warm and the flowers opulent.
- Dramatic floral prints in rose or orange blossom add a splash of warm colour to whites and neutrals.
- The walls, adjustable lighting and curtains are all in warm colour tones to ease anxiety.
- The dark wood is complemented by the walls, which are part-papered in warm beige tones.
- I've chosen a warm beige/brown colour, the name escapes me, but it had Kenya in the title and I thought that quite apt.
- The warm colour of the wood gave the room a sensual feel, but neither really realized.
- The bedroom was decorated in warm hues, and was designed to cheer a person up.
- There are also a range of hybrids in warm yellow and orange tones.
- The narrow entrance hall leads to a larger reception hall decorated in warm colours, with light coming from a glass and pine door.
- In West Arcade, colours will be warm hues of grey, from blue-grey and green-grey, to red.
- What with all the multi-shades of warm colours of a mop of hair, and funky dressing with an apron shoved on top.
- It retains many of its original features, has been well maintained over the years and is decorated in warm colours throughout.
- Colours are powdered pastels, warm naturals, primary colours and unusual accents.
- This tine the flame stayed, but instead of warm orange, yellow or red it was black.
- In Indian summers, when the weather is still good enough to sit out, it's great to have some pots on your patio full of plants with rich, warm colours.
3.1(in riddles)calienteFrance? — no! — Poland? — you're getting warmer! — ¿Francia? — ¡no! — ¿Polonia? — ¡caliente, caliente!
- am I getting warmer? — ¿me estoy acercando a la respuesta?
3.2(fresh)(trail/scent) reciente(scent/trail) fresco
- From the kitchen came other warm scents from the foods that were being prepared.
- He felt its warm aroma fill his nostrils, and he turned his head away.
- The flavour varies according to species or cultivar, but is generally of a sharp and bittersweet taste with a strong and warm aroma.
- Sighing deeply, Adam caught the long remembered scent of warm pine pitch and dust.
- Without the aid of vision, when a plate arrives, the first sensation is smell, but you also feel the warm aroma tickling your nose.
- Walking into the kitchen, I could already smell the warm aroma of waffles and syrup.
- I smell the warm aroma of delicious fresh dung seeping through the heap.
- Try orange or clove to get a rich, warm scent and lavender for a light, fresh, spring-like aroma.
- It had warm aromas of prunes, cocoa and caramel, which brought out the flavors of the chocolate cake wonderfully.
- Lucas like the ocean, pear scented ocean, warm and strong to take him away.
1(heat)(water/house) calentarto warm oneself — calentarse
- he warmed his hands in front of the fire — se calentó las manos junto al fuego
- After dealing with it for so long, I really grew to appreciate it, rather than hate it, even if it didn't always warm my heart.
- The idea of Jesse warms my heart immensely and gives me some happiness when I otherwise would feel lonely and bitter.
- It warms your heart and makes you smile to think that there is hope that these two could become friends in addition to being brothers.
- It can stir up strong emotions from the first notes heard, driving even the coldest of people to warm their hearts.
- The geyser works on solar heaters, which warms my planet-loving heart.
- As it stands, it's a flawed but still engaging film that should warm the hearts of more adventurous filmgoers.
- Each school has its own special way of doing things on the night - the naturalness of those graduating warms the heart.
- As the oceans and ground warm up, they warm the air next to them, and this air warms the air a little higher up and so on.
- You know, everybody has just come together for me, and I cannot tell you how that warms my heart.
- It's pretty predictable, but there is one phrase in the article that warms my heart.
- But all that aside, I think this film warmed my heart more than anything I've seen in a long time.
- He warms not only the little girl's heart, but also all the millions who made this movie a classic.
- Just don't let it warm your heart so much that you let your anger cool.
- And that fire warms the pages of fantasy literature so much that tress whisper and rivers weep.
- Stella the happy talker, with a laugh that fills the room and warms the heart.
- Above all, he was a decent person, and his human decency is the fire that warms his writing.
- The sight is enough to warm the heart of any environmentalist.
- He is so innocent but so smart, he warms my heart every time I think of him and I will do my best to make sure all his dreams come true as will his parents.
- Nothing warms my heart more than reading tales of people that are able to get results from our federal government.
- It warms your heart more deeply than the standard holiday treacle, but this is, all the same, an intelligent, humane, funny and sorrowful Christmas treat.
2(make glad)reconfortarsuch unselfish devotion warms the heart — una entrega tan desinteresada lo reconforta a uno
2(become affectionate)to warm to / toward sb
- we soon warmed to / toward her — pronto se ganó nuestra simpatía
- I didn't warm to him — no me resultó muy simpático
3(become enthusiastic)to warm to sth — entusiasmarse con algo
1to sit in the warm — sentarse donde está agradable
- come into the warm — entra, que aquí está calentito
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