In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(flooded)inundadoto be awash (with sth) — estar inundado (de algo)
- The yacht lay alongside the pier at a sharp cant, its left side decks awash with water.
- How things have changed: we are awash with extra-virgin olive oil and have overdosed on sun-dried tomatoes.
- At the end of 2000, York was reduced to a sandbag city, hit by unprecedented levels of rain and awash with flood water.
- The gutters were awash with dirty soot-flecked water, rushing down the storm-drain.
- Ireland is in fact awash with tax reliefs and incentives.
- Aboriginal society is awash with politics, the politics of preferment.
- This afternoon seemed awash with possibilities and promise.
- The old place, awash with memories, is now hosting its last season before the club moves to its huge new stadium at nearby Ashburton Grove.
- Yes, knowledge is better than ignorance, but isn't North America awash with sexual information?
- The Catalan capital was awash with the cream of the European cinema.
- Two walls of the gallery are covered with her canvases, awash with deep blues and cheerful yellows.
- The next morning there was a last-minute change of plan to avoid arriving back in London while it was awash with May Day demonstrators.
- But even that argument no longer applies now that Ireland is awash with euros, new factories and millionaires.
- They did, and his end-of-tour report was not awash with praise.
- Every investment bank in the City is said to be awash with potential deals, which is sparking guessing games as to who will fall on to the auction block next.
- Edinburgh is awash with restaurants, some good - some not so good.
- And as the winter rains pour down, the camp is awash with sewage and rubbish.
- I like the idea of dark banking transactions taking place in towns like Miltown Malbay, awash with transnational avarice.
- ‘We reckoned we were awash with knowledge on how a marina should operate,’ he laughed.
- Zambian courts are always awash with petitions every after election.
2(full of)to be awash with sth — estar lleno de algo
- Cartwright Hall - one of Bradford's most magnificent venues for weddings - will soon be awash with all things matrimonial.
- Again, right now the world is awash in cheap money.
- The room is a beehive, awash with noise.
- He has five years left at the helm of a government awash with oil revenues.
- They are reckoned to be the craziest in a city awash with yellow lines.
- With the streets awash in dead frogs, small talk is no longer the order of the day.
- The recent pages of our publications are awash in stories of credit difficulty.
- The streets are awash with people speaking English.
- Soon enough he was inside, awash in cool dim light from above.
- Just today I heard from someone who came to see me in my office just exactly how awash with cash Government departments are.
- The platform, we were told, was awash with horrid chemicals which would pollute vast areas of the pristine ocean.
- Common sense dictates that most people, awash in their own ignorance, far prefer to lecture than be lectured to.
- Closing her eyes in anticipation, awash in the sensations he was arousing in her, she waited.
- Still awash in relief at leaving behind the murky realm of differing ideologies, Anne giggled nervously.
- Declared biologically dead in 1957, the Thames is now awash with wildlife, ecologists say.
- Her small face was awash with worry, her body language agitated.
- The media industry - no less than the campaign system - is awash in oceans of dollars.
- In the early 1950s, the Massey commissioners noted that universities remained islets of civilization awash in a growing sea of materialism.
- The movie is awash in liberal stereotypes.
- Wimbledon has literally been awash with interruptions in its final week.
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