In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(overgrown)lleno de hierbajoslleno de malezas América Latinalleno de yuyos Río de la Plata
- About 40 women gathered in a weedy field a half-mile away and loudly accused the élite, all-male club of sex discrimination.
- A small, decomposed body was found in a weedy field about two miles from where the girl disappeared.
- The trail led into some weedy areas, through farms, but mostly along motorbike paths with nice scenery.
- For example, the discarded stuff in the weedy overgrown fringes of cities and towns is nothing more than litter in the daylight.
- The whole village should be clear of weeds within the next week or two with a huge effort made to clear gutters, forecourts of public buildings and other weedy sites.
- Now, does anyone else besides me have trouble with weedy gravel paths?
- The rain we had through July and into early August left the fields far too weedy to give the cover crops a chance.
- Perch, pike and walleye tend to look for shallow, weedy lakes because the oxygen level tends to be a lot higher.
- Many of the early-drilled cereal crops are now becoming very weedy and every opportunity must be taken to apply residual herbicides.
- In a very few cases there were weedy frontages onto the road - it should be the responsibility of each householder to keep their short stretch of roadside clear of weed growth.
- There were some untidy areas at different points around the village. These consisted mostly of weedy areas.
- I kept going, past distance markers on an improvised driving range, through a weedy ditch full of golf balls at the end of the camp property, over the guardrail and onto the margin of the state road.
- In very weedy vineyards the weeds may also compete with the vines for light.
- Not everyone wants a weedy or untidy garden, but we could encourage more insect food by planting more trees, woody shrubs and wall climbers.
- When warmer weather arrived I found the clear patches had become a little weedy, old weed together with the beginning of new green growth.
- They are suffering because their habitat, such as hedgerows, stubble fields, wet areas and weedy field margins, has been dramatically altered over recent decades.
- In the rough, weedy pastures by the barn and above the hay fields, Michael and Jan keep milk goats and four draft horses.
- Over sod or very weedy areas, I lay down cardboard then cover it with straw, hay, grass clippings or wood chips.
- There's a very weedy field of corn just north of town.
- I am not all muscle; in fact I'm pretty thin and weedy.
- The first man looked weedy and was wearing nylon tracksuit bottoms, a long black coat and yellow gloves.
- I want to make all bullies disappear and turn into little weedy shrimps, so they can't bully kids smaller than themselves.
- The sight of Paul's weedy body again is enough to make me weep.
- Short, weedy men are less attractive to the opposite sex than tall hunks, according to the latest research.
- He was an unimpressive figure physically, weedy and foppish, and slightly lame since birth, but when he addressed the Members of Parliament he made them flinch with his phrases of masterful contempt.
- She travels with her weedy brother, who is convinced he's dying of cancer.
- Their message to themselves was: listen, we may look like weedy nerds with glasses, you might think you can push us around, but secretly we have Amazing Powers!
- He is so weedy and nerdy and in desperate need of a few hours down at the gym that you just want to slap him around a few times.
- The truth of the matter is that we're just plain weedy.
- The boys are the height of men, but skinny and weedy.
- He's a weedy man, who was shaking and sweating during our encounter.
- Joplin was a thin and weedy boy, who seemed to always be wearing a plain white shirt and simple trousers, and the same gray cloak draped over his shoulder.
- Standing there was a young man a few years older than me, passably good-looking but with a slightly weedy air about him.
- The large man left the stage, and a small weedy man holding a sheaf of papers occupied it.
- The weedy man extended the leather-bound ledgers to his lord, and the red books shook in his hands even as he held them out.
- He didn't want a weedy cissy for a son - he wanted someone practical, physically strong, emotionally resilient, who could share his conventional and conservative values and stride confidently through his corner of the world.
- When called, they did give a sort of apology, much like a school kid looking down at his shoes and mumbling something because he doesn't want to be seen to apologise to the weedy kid he was punching.
- ‘If you don't drink you get lumped in with the weedy people,’ argues Riddoch.
3Britanico coloquial(feeble, puny)enclenque
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