In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lipstick/rose/dress) carmesíto turn / flush crimson — ponerse colorado / rojo
1(face) ruborizarse(sky) teñirse de rojo literary
- His face was crimsoned and he was breathing heavily.
- ‘You disgust me,’ Caleb retorted, his face further crimsoning.
- Her face crimsoning with fury, Isabella suddenly turned away from her friend and quickened her pace down the road.
- ‘Oh, they say everyone has,’ she says, crimsoning.
- David nods, crimsoning at his mistake and finishes washing the infant.
- No matter how she blushed or crimsoned, most people who gathered at the Fine Arts Hall seemed to have enjoyed the judge's faux pas.
- She gives a side-glance at her bonded, crimsoning slightly.
- David says this, crimsoning as he realizes he had not saved Viridian's life yet.
- Sierra crimsoned and picked up a bigger box on the next shelf.
- David catches her quick side-glance at him and feels himself crimsoning.
- Realizing she still had the silk robe on, her cheeks crimsoned again and she stripped it off.
- Jake smiles while his cheeks crimson at the touch of the young lady.
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