In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(light wind)brisa feminine
2informal(sth easy)to be a breeze — ser pan comido
- they'll win in a breeze — van a ganar sin problemas
1informalhe breezed into the office — entró en la oficina como Pedro / Perico por su casa
- to breeze in/out — entrar/salir tan campante / tan pancho
- The wind blew not just gentle breezes but full-blown bone chilling winds.
- All he wants is someplace warm, where palm trees blow in balmy breezes along a gentle, rolling surf.
- The wind was gentle, a slight breeze now and then to cool the warm air.
- The slightly elevated topography ensures that buildings benefit from gentle tropical breezes.
- A cool breeze wove its gentle fingers through the flora, then through each of my chocolate locks and down my spine.
- A breeze of cold wind blew past her as she shivered with cold and with fear.
- As the opened the glass door, a breeze blew the wind - chimes by the sign into soft laughter.
- The forest around them was busy with the sounds of chirping birds and the soft breeze of the wind.
- The soft breeze of the late evening blew at her short brown hair, and she brushed it from her face.
- Candles are lovely, but you'll need candle holders that will shelter them from the evening breezes.
- Another breeze of wind blew past them, unusually cold for this time of the year.
- The night air was chilly and the wind blew a cold breeze under her hood.
- Sea gulls cried overhead and gentle breezes blew from the lake.
- His cape waved in the breeze and the wind hit his face, but he was careful not to let it hit his teeth.
- The seas were calm and the breeze blowing steadily southward seemed to lessen.
- As a result of the mosque's openness, breezes and even stormy winds are able to enter the mosque's interior.
- It was a beautiful day with the breeze of the wind blowing softly in her ear and the clouds floating softly by.
- We can't catch the wind or see the breeze, but we can feel it, see its effects.
- There was a cold breeze as the chilly wind blew in through the open door.
- I felt the cold ocean breeze blow across my face, filling my nose with the salty smell of the ocean.
- Shortcuts can make a holiday meal a breeze to complete.
- It was a breeze to make and easy to love, a simply good nosh.
- Opt for someone who makes even custom printing a breeze to accomplish.
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