In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(coldness)masculine fríomasculine frescofeminine frialdadthere's a chill in the air — hace frío / fresco
- to take the chill off/out of sth — templar / calentar algo
- the boycott cast a chill over bilateral relations — el boicot enfrió las relaciones bilaterales
- Both the leaders are certainly hoping that it warms up that chill between the countries.
- Isabelle kneels down at Martin's gravestone, the bracing night air sending a chill through her body.
- Brian felt it the moment he entered the city limits - a sudden primeval chill, an instinctive animal watchfulness.
- There is a chill in the air at Bradford's Alhambra this week.
- When it comes to spring, things can get out of hand, but what is a poor angling obsessive to do with so many riches available when the chill leaves the air and life explodes all around?
- As he says this, a sudden chill descends on Penelope Wilton's hitherto friendly Sonya as if he has trodden on her soul.
- I felt a chill in the air, even though it was the middle of summer.
- There may be a chill in the air this winter, but if you're in the vicinity of the Royal Theatre in Castlebar chances are it will come from the Ice Ballet.
- I woke up and it was blowing a force four, SE gale with waves about 16 inches high, blue skies and a chill in the air.
- The warmth of the conversation soon dissipated the chill in the air.
- There was a noticeable chill in the air and barely a sound to be heard as sombre onlookers waited in the moments before builders began the demolition.
- If this is the reason for children to await rainy season, the youngsters have their plans chalked out to counter the tantalising chill in the air.
- The chill of the air gathered around my warm body and quickly drew away that warmth the shower had provided.
- When chill in the air touches the bone, the body yearns to snuggle into warm clothing.
- The air had a distinct chill to it and, even though there was no discernible breeze, a few falling leaves drifted along, bright against the brick of a neighbouring house.
- Fall means a chill in the air, and that means any excuse to stay indoors, be it at home or at one of the many fine venues for the enjoyment of music that this delightful town of ours has to offer.
- This morning the chill in the air is definitely autumnal.
- Station executive Dean Cappello added, ‘I think there is an absolute chill in the air.’
- That's my only consolation, that there will be a chill in the air.
- She smiled and closed her eyes, feeling him take her hand, a sensation that sent a chill throughout her body.
- Yes, it definitely is that kind of weather outside - it's sunny today but the leaves are falling and there's a real chill in the air.
- He sometimes feels a chill in the atmosphere at Xuhui High school, where he works as a librarian and part-time calligraphy teacher.
- The chill of her surroundings brought the rest of her body to awareness.
2Medicineenfriamiento masculineresfriado masculineto catch a chill — resfriarse
- On the return trip, Mary caught a chill and the subsequent fever nearly killed her.
- She sighed in relief; the water was still warm for she had been bringing heated water continually up into the room so the girl did not catch a chill.
- He caught a chill on Christmas Eve and died three days later.
- You'll end up with a chill, and could catch pneumonia.
- Anyway, a few years ago, he caught a chill and it turned into pneumonia; I buried him behind the cabin and came here.
- Leaving gentle Ecuador behind and entering this unpredictable land sent a chill of anticipation through me.
- Now don't tell me that a chill of fear won't run through your body.
- A chill of descending trouble came onto me, wave after wave.
- And deep inside, a chill of fear ran down the bones of her spine.
- I put my slippers back on and started up the stairs when a shrill cold scream sent a chill down my spine.
- He exhaled slowly as he began walking towards the diner and Alex got a chill just from the cold look in his pale eyes.
- While this way of seeing things might induce a sense of religious awe, it can also send a chill of terror through one.
- A sudden, unexpected chill ran down Adriane's spine, and she looked up.
- Sully ignored the sudden chill that flashed through him.
- A chill of fear swept over her and goosebumps sprang over her arms.
- Even at the tender age of nine, I felt a chill of foreboding run down my spine.
- Moni-chan shrugged again, this time trying to shake off the sneaking chill of fear.
- His glassy eyes turned to stone and she felt a sudden chill of apprehension.
- He could faintly feel their broken thoughts and a chill of terror came down his spine.
- Mike felt another chill when he found no one in his room.
- He feels a clench of chill around his heart, remembering Lex's rant earlier.
- A chill of fear runs down my spine as I see a small hint of anger upon Matt's face, even though he is trying to keep it emotionless.
- What flashed out in bold letters ran a chill of horror up my spine.
- In the heat of the inferno, she felt a chill of fear go down her back.
- Shobeck enters the dungeon and a cold chill went down Veria's back.
1enfriar(food/wine) poner a enfriarserve chilled — sírvase frío
- we were chilled to the bone — estábamos congelados (de frío)
- the scream chilled his blood — al oír el grito se le heló la sangre en las venas
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