In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1precipicio masculine(by sea) acantilado masculine
- He learned that conditions were treacherous and it was unsafe to go to the cliff edge.
- The beach is only accessible by boat because of the sheer cliffs that surround it.
- As the sun comes up here behind me, you can begin to see the ancient Buddhas in the cliffs.
- They walked up a hill which seemed to go up forever and found themselves on the edge of a cliff.
- We get ochres on the island, the white ochre is collected from the cliff edge of the beach.
- She stood up quickly, without really knowing why, and walked towards the edge of the cliff.
- He even moved closer to the set, like a lemming drawn to the edge of a cliff.
- We can hear the saws of the fallers, still cutting above rock cliffs on the steep mountainside.
- She took his halter and began leading him along the edge of the cliffs.
- The other day, walking below on the edge of the cliff, we saw a rock wallaby at the side.
- He floats for two days and when he nears the land all he can see are violent crags and cliffs.
- Rugged cliffs were spread across the shore, their rough surface covered in random spots of deep green moss.
- He imagined he could climb the rock face to the cliff above, run down the path and still get there before her.
- The path hugs the cliffs in places, with steep drops to the sea, so care is needed.
- The site is perched on the edge of a small cliff looking out over a rocky outcrop, the sea and a secluded cove.
- He saw every side and shade and angle of the training business and to him it seemed like the view from a cliff's edge.
- It is a land of mountains, moorland and hill pasture, with steep river valleys and cliffs.
- His daughter's empty camper van was found parked at the edge of cliffs near her home in Cornwall.
- Here they were faced with steep cliffs which they had to climb to get off the beach.
- The water was also hundreds of feet below them, as they saw they were on the edge of a cliff.
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