In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) agacharse(person) ponerse en cuclillasthe cat crouched, ready to pounce — el gato se agazapó, listo para saltar
- the child was crouched in a corner — el niño estaba agachado / en cuclillas en un rincón
- to crouch down — agacharse
- She crouched down, and wrapped her arms around her frail body, covering her face with her hands.
- I saw a man crouching by the front door, approximately two feet from the window.
- The wayward child is at the back of the dim cement room, crouched in a corner near the hand basins.
- Three children crouched in the shade of the branches, above them a small bag of precious grain hung carefully.
- She gave me a grubby blanket and crouched down in front of the fire while I huddled and shivered.
- I had just crouched down to pick it up when everyone naturally decided to surge forward.
- Monkeys are the most active in the lake area and can be seen crouching in the trees eating fruit.
- One armed officer wearing a helmet and body armour crouched behind the corner of a house and was aiming his weapon.
- I was crouching down on the balcony, with my lens stuck through the gap between the metalwork and the concrete floor.
- Their bodies ached from lying, sitting and crouching all the time.
- When I came out she was crouching on the sidewalk playing with a street vendor's puppy.
- They left from the big smelly station with the road that ran through it, a giant grey monster crouching under North Bridge.
- Hoeing weeds will be a welcome break from pruning duties and is much kinder on the back than crouching down to pull them out.
- They agonise over every shot, crouching on the green as they plan the putt that could win them that precious round of golf.
- I crouched down to avoid being knocked over myself and hid my head under my arms.
- He could see two people huddled under shawls, crouching but unable to get to shelter.
- Kit was still crouching in his position from the last strike and slowly stood to look at her.
- He rose up on one knee, then crouched there, body tight, as if tensing for the pounce.
- His face wore a lopsided grin, and he crouched down near the fire and set to work upon the other shoe.
- Then I wanted to get the whole pond in the shot from a lower angle so I crouched down but was a little bit close.
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