In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to bask in the sun — disfrutar (del color) del sol
- she basked in their adulation — se deleitaba / se regodeaba con su adulación
- Even as he basks in the glory of his school's achievement, he nurses a grudge.
- The trade unions and employers will bask in the reflected glory of his sound stewardship.
- This two-hour show offers a venue for jazz lovers to bask in the appreciation of the music.
- But some of those who were near the top of the class refused to bask in the glory and criticised the way the information was presented.
- Buy a new car, and bask reassuringly in the knowledge that it is covered for a decade or 100,000 miles on all major mechanical components, plus the promise of roadside help over the next five years.
- He basked in the reflected glory of being with the world's most photographed woman.
- Certainly all this is about the intrusion of modern fuss upon a place content to bask picturesquely in rural timelessness.
- I was basking in the warm glow of appreciation when I realised my thumb was starting to throb.
- We'll go through all the royal treatment, see shows, and bask luxuriously in glorious relaxation.
- He positively basks in this news, delighted at the thought.
- One would have expected to see him basking in the glory of having achieved yet another first.
- All basked for precious moments in the attention and adulation.
- It is an astonishing victory over the forces of government inertia, and she could not resist basking in her moment of glory.
- As a gratifyingly sheepish look passed over my hairdresser's face, I basked in my brief moment of triumph.
- It suited her to be behind the scenes, where she could be a part of the artistic excitement but bask happily out of the spotlight.
- They provide the ambience in which the trendy newcomers bask.
- Your winter blues will be banished as you bask in this triumphantly uplifting anthem.
- And a small piece of my exhausted spirit basks yet in the warm birthday greetings I received on this site, via e-mail and in person.
- Even now, basking in the glory of her success, we are living a tragedy.
- But that doesn't mean that they shouldn't bask for a moment or two in the glow emanating from the accomplishments of the 14 to 18-year olds.
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