In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1lentes negros masculinelentes oscuros masculine Latin Americagafas negras feminine Spainanteojos oscuros masculine Latin America
- We had to cover ourselves up and wear dark glasses, it was so sunny.
- They came in camouflage, hidden behind dark glasses, but no one noticed them: they only saw shadows.
- He says his mother maintains to this day that her boys wear dark glasses because the fierce Maniototo sun burnt out their corneas.
- For protecting your eyes from ultra violet glare, dark glasses come in handy.
- The next customer to come through the door is a man whose face is a mystery obscured by dark glasses and a beard.
- Gone too are the other accoutrements of anonymity: the dark glasses and baseball caps.
- The only reason for armed policemen to wear gloves is to ward off the cold and they wear dark glasses to fend off the sun's rays.
- Jerseys, long trousers, some form of covering to protect head and face from blowing sand, dark glasses and a good sleeping bag are essential.
- While the elderly carry the umbrella, youngsters take to wearing dark glasses, to avoid exposure of eye to the heat and dust.
- To view this slow moving but miraculous event please don your dark glasses or protective eye coverings.
- Dorethea wondered if age had impaired his sight as it had her mother's, who read with a magnifying lens and wore dark glasses outside the house.
- Both are wearing dark glasses, one is using a guide dog, and the other is tapping his way along the aisle with a cane.
- In the end she dealt bravely with her situation by putting on her dark glasses again, taking up her white cane and going back to her former status of being blind.
- These competitors could also be seen with dark glasses and large coats to attempt to conceal their identity.
- Her last public pictures, complete with walking stick and dark glasses, do not provide the image she would want to be remembered by.
- We hear of the time Spring developed a skin allergy which required him to wear dark glasses.
- Liz is usually attired in a headscarf and dark glasses, resembling a latter day Greta Garbo, and, of course, and is never recognised.
- The lights themselves are dazzling and suntan lotion and dark glasses are now a pre-requisite to attending night games at the stadium.
- All the criminals have to do is wear dark glasses and a hat to avoid being identified on camera.
- She wore a white hat and dark glasses against the photographers.
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