In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(murder) a sangre fría(killer) despiadado(killer) cruel(killer) desalmado
- This is not an action of the Resistance, but cold-blooded murder in the service of rotten political objectives.
- But however evil the crime and the criminal, it still does not justify cold-blooded murder by the state.
- He is also a cruel, cold-blooded, wicked, sadistic, brutal, ruthless and evil person.
- The former managing director of a sheet metal firm died yesterday after he was gunned down by a hitman in a ‘savage, cold-blooded killing’ outside his home.
- You've made it very clear you believe a teenager could commit a cold-blooded murder.
- This can be looked upon as cold-blooded and barbaric and not fit for today's modern society.
- But little children who are so filled with anger and fury that they commit cold-blooded murder are not the products of a healthy upbringing.
- He is putting Hitler to shame by his cold-blooded savagery.
- What a malicious, cold-blooded thing for a corporation to say.
- What you hate most in your partner is that the person is ruthless, cold-blooded, and/or ironic.
- The cold-blooded murder galvanized the public AND the authorities.
- It was a cold-blooded brutal killing, carried out in a busy town-centre street at 3pm on a Thursday afternoon.
- The cold-blooded murder of two people, who according to reports were both disabled and could not escape their assassins, is a heinous crime.
- Chances are you had no idea one of the most cold-blooded, ruthless murderers in Canadian history was committing atrocities in your own back yard.
- This was indicative of his cold-blooded and hard-hearted attitude towards Africans.
- But still, for me, the death sentence is too cold-blooded, too unfeeling.
- They spoke of a kind, polite and popular son who would be incapable of cold-blooded murder.
- It was a cold-blooded and brutal murder of people who were running away.
- Such a cold-blooded and barbaric punishment degrades everyone involved in the murder.
- He had been accused as cold-blooded for such an emotionless image.
2(indifferent)she was quite cold-blooded about her decision/about telling him the truth — habló de su decisión/le dijo la verdad con total frialdad
3Zoologyde sangre fría
- For example, one might think that skeletal growth rates would be higher for an endothermic animal than for an ectothermic, or cold-blooded, one.
- Of cold-blooded creatures, lobsters and crayfish are particularly prized for their delicious ‘tail’ meat.
- Butterflies are cold-blooded and bask in the sun to raise their body temperatures.
- All cold-blooded animals, all warm-blooded animals and all plants have a place on this Earth.
- Still, bears are warm-blooded mammals and thus are more similar to humans than are cold-blooded reptiles like the alligators.
- Crocodiles are cold-blooded creatures, and they keep their temperature constant by basking in the sun and staying in the water at night.
- Most reptiles have three-chambered hearts, a design that makes them cold-blooded.
- While most mammals and birds show signs of REM sleep, reptiles and other cold-blooded animals do not.
- Like your butterflies, beneficial insects are cold-blooded and don't like cold, windy weather.
- Mammals have a much better chance of survival here, as they generate body heat internally and do not need to rely on heat from the sun like cold-blooded animals.
- But because many species are cold-blooded, some sharks eat only about 2 percent of their body weight each day.
- In genes of cold-blooded animals, plants, and unicellular organisms, these regularities are weaker and often not consistent.
- When an alligator is resting, it breathes intermittently, taking one breath per minute, much like other cold-blooded reptiles.
- Large rocks or a stone wall make great basking spots for these cold-blooded insects.
- Fish are cold-blooded and breathe underwater using gills; whales, on the other hand, maintain a warm and constant body temperature.
- When given a picture of a triceratops and told it was a dinosaur, the children correctly inferred that it belonged to the cold-blooded class of animals.
- One species of bacterium sickens cattle, for example, while another attacks frogs, fishes, and other cold-blooded animals.
- Among the animals, cold-blooded forms like dinosaurs would have been affected more than the warm-blooded mammals.
- There is a story about a frog, which, being a cold-blooded creature, adapts its temperature to its surroundings.
- Reptiles have generally been described as sluggish, cold-blooded ectotherms.
4informal(sensitive to cold)(person) friolento(person) friolero Spain
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