In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dove/pigeon) arrullar(pigeon/dove) zureareveryone was cooing over the baby — todos estaban bobos con el bebé informal
- Jet-black ravens squawked in the churchyard and storm-grey pigeons cooed in the park.
- Pigeons cooed from the rooftops of buildings, and rats scurried along the floor.
- A mourning dove cooed in the distance, accompanied by the never-ending drone of dragonflies and cicadas in the creek bed hidden behind the tall grass of the field.
- I thought I would be in the gentle surroundings of my room at home but a strange, dark room greeted me; odd noises of pigeons cooing and taxis screeching and car horns blazing wildly in my ears.
- As I sat there, wistfully watching the kids run round me, I scattered some cheesy puffs and cashew nuts for pigeons which descended cooing and flapping to peck among the grit.
- For a long time your body lies there while the pigeons mill about, cooing to one another.
- Birds flew through the trees and cooed peacefully from the branches.
- As she walked pass the table, the dove flew up to her shoulder, cooing in her ear.
- You're never sure if the phone's ringing in the distance, someone is moving about in the flat upstairs or a pigeon is cooing outside the window.
- It is peaceful - quiet now except for mourning doves cooing in a nearby mesquite.
- Bluebells and ‘lords and ladies’ are poking up, and overhead early morning pigeons cooed gently in the trees or cruised the valley.
- Most days she goes to the writer's room, a calm neutral space where doves coo outside.
- In the park the pigeons flap and coo, and a couple of girls wearing pink headscarves rock idly backwards and forwards on the red swings beside the climbing frame.
- Though there was still a haze of darkness, he could hear the starting of the pigeons cooing.
- He cradled the pigeon in his hands, listening to it coo gently before releasing it into the air.
- Even as I tell people about our new garden, an image flashes up of friendly old men bending down over enormous cabbages, their pigeons softly cooing in the loft behind.
- I say pigeon cooing because Joseph also likes the pigeons and his pigeon won a race last weekend.
- I could hear the pigeons cooing overhead, a constant cacophony of noise that filtered down from the eighth floor.
- White winged doves coo, and a whiptail lizard scurries across the gravel.
- The doves are cooing and wooing and calling for love.
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