In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(spring/stream) borbotar(stream/spring) borbotear
- There's a coffee machine burbling invitingly several feet away, just beyond my reach.
- It had a trout stream burbling through the middle of it - I didn't fish - and too many ruined barns to do up.
- At this pleasant Victorian seaside resort, they fry in oversized skillets burbling with oil - and heaps of sliced onions.
- And the fountains burbling in the background are very soothing.
- ‘Summer Rain’ is a pleasant bossa-nova shuffle, highlighted by a muted trumpet burbling through the verses.
- With the V twin burbling away it is a very comfortable and relaxing bike to ride at 110 km/h on the highway.
- Sucking and burbling, the water was whipped into a clockwise motion and the whole course changed.
- As the last piece of meat is born away across the marina and the crowd slowly disperses, we wash the boat and ourselves down and then tow the filleted carcass out to sea, the little outboard burbling happily on whiskey fumes in the darkness.
- All over the world, bottles of red wine are being uncorked and coffee percolators are burbling away pleasantly in anticipation: it must be time for Norah Jones's second album.
- Flashlight was sinus infection listening - all bass swell and muffled percussion burbling beneath tattered acoustic overlay.
- As the larger yachts and cruisers burbled into harbour it gave the added fascination of playing spot the millionaire; but everyone here dressed down and ‘distressed casual’ was definitely the look.
- Pink streamers swirled from my sodden jeans, tendrils of crimson whipping off into the water burbling around my boots.
- I walked in rain and got kissed and saw bright green grass and heard a creek burbling and that was good.
- Cristophe is complaining about Wizards of the Coast while Seb gets the coffee-maker burbling.
- I jammed my head over the railing on the gorge's upstream side: nothing but the pretty stream burbling over rocks and between snowbanks 70 feet below.
- He drew deeply on his hookah, wheezing and coughing, making it burble and bubble in the still air.
- With the engine still burbling away, I strapped myself in.
- You could run along the path at midnight, hard earth under your feet, the creek burbling along beside you - and the experience was exactly what you would have had one hundred years ago.
- A small house stood in the middle of the glade, a brook burbling next to it.
- The engine started, burbled away cheerfully for a while and then stopped.
2(talk meaninglessly)parlotear informalcotorrear informal
- It is quite absurd, not to mention infuriating, to have some moron from Sky burbling on about the next attraction when one has not had time to absorb the emotion from the film one has just seen.
- ‘The delivery model for service on this airline could easily be workshopped into a far more efficient, customer-oriented system than the shambles in front of us today,’ the man on my right burbled.
- And along beside Mott's Road the stream is gurgling, babbling, chattering, bubbling, giggling, chortling, burbling - so many words to express the natural joy, the hilarity of nature doing what it does best: glorifying God in its self.
- He then burbles on for a while about how he didn't come to the jungle to win (he actually seems to think winning means something tangible, like winning Wimbledon) and then claims he plays ‘a bigger - or smaller’ game.
- We sit down to talk in an upstairs boardroom and are joined by Sylla's young nephew, who burbles quietly to himself then falls asleep.
- So I'm just going to keep randomly burbling away until I've completed 100 posts.
- Last time I watched, there was some blonde buffoon on Question Time, burbling in an anachronistic fashion about something or the other.
- ‘The living world,’ she burbles, ‘is made of rainbows within rainbows, in an endless progression.’
- Around the conference table, eight extremely believable-looking exec types, many with the faces of prominent local actors, glare him down as he burbles.
- Lloyd Goodrich, an ex-director of the Whitney, burbled about the caricaturist's ‘designs of such complexity, completeness, and control.’
- Now I am hiding in my room sniggering & eating ice cream, & in a second I'll probably start giggling uncontrollably & burbling about Jim Morrison.
- She burbles out some sympathetic remarks and says ‘We've all had to wait around too you know!’
- Good thing she got her column done before Paul Hamm's victory yesterday, because it would have messed up the theme of American defeat she's burbling over.
- As we chatted, his infant son burbled happily in the background.
- For months I've been wandering around, burbling about how crazily happy I am, scared it would end since I don't know how it started.
- Later a man is seen crying in the sand, burbling: ‘I've ruined my life.’
- Read any supermodel burbling on about the ‘secret’ of her breathtaking beauty and she'll confide, ‘I drink lots of water.’
- As I handed her the key she burbled, ‘Thank you so much!’
- The lot in front of me never seem to contribute much, but tonight they dumped the kids and brought their quiet mates along, who burbled about how ‘exciting’ the game was when we were 2-down at half time.
- Nelly burbles about ‘not wanting to hide behind metaphor ‘and uncovering her ‘wiser self‘.
- He could have burbled on, said things he didn't mean to say, kept it going just for appearances.
3(talk excitedly)hablar atropelladamente
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