In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(well/ravine) profundo(well/ravine) hondo(wound/gash) profundo(dish) hondo(pan) altothe ditch is 6 ft deep — la zanja tiene 6 pies de profundidad
- the deep waters of the river — las profundas aguas del río
- a deep pile carpet — una alfombra de pelo largo
- the deep end of the pool — la parte (más) profunda / honda de la piscina
- ankle-/knee-deep — hasta los tobillos/la rodilla
- the water's only ankle-deep — el agua llega solo hasta los tobillos
- we're waist-deep in work — estamos con muchísimo trabajo
- The mountain scenery was totally awesome with spectacular peaks, glacial rivers and deep mountain gorges.
- Because it was narrow and deep, the gorge was seldom influenced by the weather outside.
- Since it was built over a deep gorge, it was well protected against destructive forces.
- The lake was deep and its surface smooth and flat.
- The water is choppy, cold and deep - the chances are you can't even see the bottom.
- We have lakes that are cold and deep and we have lakes that are larger than some European countries.
- Everywhere there are clear jade rivers with deep natural pools, surrounded by sun-warmed granite boulders.
- The steep cliffs tumble abruptly into the sea, scarred by deep gorges which drip with greenery.
- Subsequently, the vehicle skidded off the road and fell into the deep gorge.
- Only in the shadows of deep cold craters could you expect to find any, frozen and hidden.
- It is an astounding architectural monument, rising like a crusty castle from a plain broken by deep, dramatic gorges.
- Over millions of years, a small river had carved a deep gorge into the rock.
- No one ever goes to the abyss because it's too wide and deep and creepy and cold.
- There were none skilled in managing dog-sleighs and the horses very soon died in the cold, deep snow.
- Just behind him, a deep trench has been cut in the pristine lawns and a team of archaeologists are busy scraping at the exposed soil.
- One note of caution though, there is a very deep ditch near the tracks and if you get stuck in it it's a long ways to go for help.
- A series of relatively flat, broad steps climb to that valley of deep, cold snow.
- Rocky gullets of white water open out into deep gorges where salmon lie waiting for water to continue their upstream journey.
- Although it is fresh, enclosed water with average visibility of around 10m, it can be cold and deep.
- The river may look placid, but it is cold, wide, deep and fast-flowing.
1.2(horizontally)(wardrobe/shelf) profundothe soldiers were standing 12 deep — los soldados formaban columnas de 12 en fondo
- the site is 100ft wide by 50ft deep — el terreno tiene 100 pies de ancho por 50 de largo / de fondo
- The frogs' eardrums are unusually deep in their skulls.
- Animals begin to colonize the basalt volcanoes when they are still deep beneath the sea surface.
- They inhabit all tropical and warm temperate seas, from the surface to moderately deep levels.
- Eleanor made sure she was deep enough in the pool before she turned around.
- The cylinders will measure how much oxygen is consumed by organisms in the deep ocean.
- They have the ability to penetrate right into the deep layers of the skin and travel to various organs, glands and tissues of the body.
- Why is it impossible to pump water from very deep in the ground with a surface pump?
- The focus this time around is on the extreme environments of the deep ocean floor and the weird and wonderful denizens that flourish there.
- After a time, when we knew that we were deep enough into the woods that other students wouldn't be around, we held hands.
- I have also read that there are more accidents happening on these deep dives.
- The grave generally is located in a riverbed or somewhere deep in the forest.
- The bar and grill may be deep in the basement, but the friendly waiting staff and chilled music maintain an upbeat mood and create a warm atmosphere.
- I needed to know how deep in the forest he had been.
- Last September we went to the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, just in the general admission section which was deep in the woods.
- Though the bullets were too deep in his body to be removed, they didn't kill him.
- As they went even deeper into the forest the creatures got more menacing looking.
- White grubs feed on roots deeper in the soil.
- It helps to re-direct blood from the surface veins into the deep veins, and stops blood from flowing back out to the surface veins.
- The question remains regarding how to merge these surface and deep structures.
- The lounge was a comfortable and well-appointed room deep in the bowels of the ship.
2(groan/sigh) profundo(sigh/groan) hondotake a deep breath — respire hondo
- Lightly she tapped on the wooden door to hear the deep boom of her father's voice tell her to enter.
- I walked a step behind him, taking deep intakes and trying to catch up with my breath.
- At his urging I strummed the guitar, closing my eyes as a gorgeous deep sound resonated.
- Everett had a very deep bass voice that sounded perpetually gloomy and mournful when a person wasn't used to him.
- Do you think it would be better to use a large bell with deep tones or a small, higher pitched bell?
- She took a deep breath and swallowed the sobs that were rising in her throat.
- I take three slow deep breaths to steady my nerves as I prepare to spring like a tiger on its unsuspecting prey.
- She slipped her arm through one strap and was about to walk away when she heard a deep chuckle from behind her.
- Once she was settled in with an arm slung over his chest, she sighed a deep breath of relief.
- So the next time you have a major presentation/meeting, calm down take deep breaths for at least one minute.
- The stadium lights glare down coldly as you inhale a deep breath of cold, crisp air.
- This means that there are additional deep sounds which cannot be heard.
- Nothing was heard or seen until and deep growl came from behind Callum.
- I slip out the front door, take a deep breath of the cold morning air, and start to stretch.
- He thought he heard a rumbling sound, a deep voice coming from somewhere far away.
- She threw back her head and laughed and laughed, a deep rumbling that seemed to come from her very soul.
- He heard Joe heave a deep sigh behind him but he didn't turn to look at the younger man.
- The girl cast another glance behind, took a deep breath and stepped forward.
- She finally reached the surface, and took a deep breath of the cold, crisp, mountain air.
- Over the noise came a deep rumbling, like the engines of several bulldozers.
- A series of deep breaths can be done anywhere and at anytime.
- A voice spoke from behind him, a deep and rich baritone which made him jump slightly.
- Before we had a chance to begin dancing, we were interrupted by a deep voice from behind me.
- Relax, take a deep breath and remember, it's not the end of the world.
- After you've taken a few deep breaths and enjoyed the rush of achieving your goal, where do you go next?
- Then a second explosion was felt, with a deep roar and a juddering as the whole cinema shook.
- Her voice then took on a remarkably deep tone as she stood there with a far away look in her eyes.
- I took a deep breath and marched with Catherine to the front door.
- Tally froze as a deep voice sounded behind them, sounding oddly unlike the voice of Orion.
- Then growling deeply, he brings his face a little closer and lets out a deep roar.
- Nick let out a deep sigh and watched his breath turn to mist against the cold night air.
- You can hear the echo of the long hours he's spent trying to understand in his deep sigh.
- As Helen ran down the narrow hallway, the silence was broken by a deep booming sound.
- My brow burned, and I sucked a deep breath, sending the oxygen to my muscles.
- There was then a short silence followed by a long, deep sigh.
- Michael sighed, leaning his head back as he took a deep breath to calm himself.
- She breathed out a deep sigh of regret that drew Lauren's attention back to Haley.
- His deep voice comes from behind me, and as I turn my head, sure enough, my husband has returned to my side.
- His voice was deep and throaty, resonating in his chest as though he had just woken from a very long sleep.
- At that moment the deep boom of the great brass bell reverberated through the monastery.
3.1(low-pitched)(voice) profundo(voice) grave(note) grave
3.2(dark)(color) intenso(color) subidoa deeper shade of red — un rojo más intenso / subido
- a deep tan — un bronceado intenso
- Although the main stem is still thin and whippy, it is an attractive, shiny, deep purple in colour.
- As the shingles weather to a deep grey, the house appears from a distance to disappear into the forest.
- I sit on the ledge and watch the sun play with incandescent shadows of deep green, as red deer graze in the distance.
- It has a deep magenta color that contrasts well with the more dominant green and gray foliage colors of the garden.
- She had natural black hair and deep blue eyes that shimmered in the lighting.
- Colors appear natural, blacks are deep and rich with only a minor lack of shadow detail.
- I open my eyes and there are her deep, cold, violet, malicious eyes, staring at me.
- The night was becoming a deep shade of grey as thunder rumbled in the distance.
- The dress was a similar material to the other one but this time it was deep purple.
- The first stars were already beginning to peek out of the deep blue, cold sky.
- The rest of the head is deep blue, extending in a line through the eye, giving the birds a masked appearance.
- This colour can range from washed-out orange and light salmon hues to vibrant day-glow and rich deep cherry pinks.
- The bruise on his neck was deep purple and was easily visible even with his collar turned up.
- This contrasted against his dark brown skin, jet-black hair and deep brown, yet cold eyes.
- He had short golden blonde hair and deep blue eyes behind thin framed glasses.
- The colours are deep and rich and help set an operatic mood and tone for almost every scene.
- In the east the sky is deep dark blue and the stars are fewer and brighter.
- The sky had become a dark shade of indigo, tinged with the remnants of deep magenta.
- Todd could feel his cheeks blushing a deep crimson red as Rachel finished his question.
- They were a rather mysterious, deep blue, so much so that they nearly blended in with their pupils.
4(intense)(interest/sleep/love) profundo(gaze/look) intenso(gaze/look) profundoin deep mourning — de luto riguroso
- it is with deep regret that … — es con gran / profundo pesar que …
- as the crisis grew deeper — a medida que se agudizaba la crisis
- there is deep suspicion that … — existen grandes / graves sospechas de que …
- to be in deep trouble — estar en un buen lío
- it left a deep impression on me — me causó una profunda impresión
- With deep regret he saw the base in the distance, not wanting this moment to end.
- She has a tendency to use quite clinical language - which masks deep emotions, but can make her look a bit of a cold fish on the page.
- At the heart of the conflict between were deep disagreements over economic policy.
- Women were drawn to him, not just because of a taste for the powerful, but because he was a genuine romantic capable of deep affection.
- The fact that no-one has certain answers to these questions is a cause for deep concern.
- Deepest sympathy is extended to his brothers and sisters, relatives and friends.
- There is no question of deep intoxication from drugs, poisons or other chemical agents.
- She came in smiling then stopped hen she saw the deep puzzlement on her son's face.
- Personal relationships are full of deep feelings and emotions but you need to wait for the right time to expose them.
- Underlying these questions was a deep uneasiness about the size and purpose of American power.
- Since the worst news was confirmed, the collective feelings have changed to deep sadness - and anger.
- She fell into deep confusion when close and intimate contact happened between them.
- Behind the question of course lies a deep ignorance of the reality of life in working class communities.
- The club extend their deep gratitude to all who support the weekly draws.
- Scotland is pinning its hopes on the retail sector to keep it out of a deep recession.
- They are in deep, deep trouble, and the economy will get worse and worse.
- I closed my eyes as the sun began to set and drifted off into a deep sleep.
- If you found yourself playing head to head against him, you were in very deep trouble.
- That is the exact opposite of my intention, which is deadly serious and prompted by deep grief and fierce anger.
- After a blissfully deep sleep I went out early in the morning to take photographs.
- All of the medications presented have the potential to cause unplanned deep sedation.
- We think that humanity could be heading for deep trouble unless we take action very soon.
- It was a deep feeling of dissatisfaction, and it was making ordinary people do very crazy things.
- He said that all farmers are going through a nightmare of falling incomes and deep uncertainty about their futures.
- I have also tried to instill in my children a deep respect for natural healing.
- The mother-of-two was treated in intensive care after slipping into a deep coma after the accident.
- When citizens lack confidence in the basic institutions of democracy, the nation is in very deep trouble.
- Sandy was surprised that he answered questions about himself revealing a deep insecurity.
- For her part, Jan has asked me to extend her deep gratitude to all who have been praying for her and the folks.
- Her neighbours in Passage offer their deepest sympathy to her relatives and many friends.
- Pressure on the US dollar in the form of a deep recession or a balance of payments crisis in the US is unlikely.
- Waking, dreaming and deep sleep are the other three states, which are the normal states of consciousness.
- Stock markets have reacted to the deep uncertainties this year by marking time.
- The deepest sympathy of the community is extended to her family relatives and friends.
- Not only was the business in trouble, but the economy in the UK was in a deep recession.
- It was like waking up from a deep sleep, I gradually became more aware of what was going on.
- Soon I fell into a deep slumber, listening to the mountain animals in the distance.
- She almost transformed the audience from deep gloom into spontaneous applause.
- This place is home, if anywhere is, and I love it with a deep passion.
- The policies they concocted, however, offered too little, too late and exposed deep division in White ranks.
- They deserve deep analysis and consideration in an objective fashion.
- This is such an illuminating play and, at times, profoundly deep.
- And Robin has sent a list of deep questions for us to answer - an interview he'll put on his very interesting site.
- It is grave, sometimes eloquent, responsive to sorrow, filled with deep questioning.
- They like to have a deep understanding of how to do business.
- He has a deep understanding of their characters, reaching out across the centuries to touch them as if they were old friends.
- Any successful international expansion requires caution, patience and a deep understanding of the new market.
- It seems a bit odd to try to package a fairly deep question in the context of a genre this fluffy and idiotic.
- He opens by wringing his hands and asking three really deep questions.
- I must also take notice of her deep understanding of Middle Eastern affairs, despite the fact that she has never lived there.
- It has to be informed by a deep understanding of the period and its cosmology.
- I think he had a deep understanding of military matters and of leadership.
- A deep understanding of traditional music provides a firm foundation for his impressive body of work.
- Behind the spectacles and deep thinking there is a forceful man, who is tough to argue with.
- The people are warm and welcoming with a deep awareness of the past and great pride in the richness of their culture.
- It is a subject of deep discussion and occasional confusion.
- You can be effective in solving problems in society because you have a deep understanding of those problems and their origins.
- Those who worked with him at the time have commented on his deep understanding of Canada and Canadian issues.
- Of course this is a difficult test and requires deep study and travel throughout Africa.
- After 25 years of deep thought, Roger believes he has answered the eternal question as to why we are here.
5.2(enigmatic)(secret/mystery) profundoyou're a deep one — tú eres un enigma
- This turns out to be an argument which raises deep and difficult issues, and there is no consensus about the proper response to it.
- I seem to remember getting into some fairly deep Samuel Beckett.
- He was equally ready to discuss a problem with a first year student or a colleague, to work through an elementary point or puzzle over a deep problem.
- The struggles of the American writer to explain the deep mysteries of the British character are pure joy.
- I've always wanted to meet you, you seem like such a deep person with a beautiful soul.
- I'm a pretty deep person, and cruising gives me a chance to be alone and think.
- Nothing deep or philosophical, you understand, just: how is this going to get better?
- As you would expect from someone who has made a living in the movie capital for more than 30 years, he is neither a subtle nor a very deep man.
- Do you understand what deep and metaphysical things he is trying to say?
- The world was scared of him, because he was too deep, or forthright, or brave.
- All in all there are plotlines and deep character developments that your average three year old just can't appreciate.
- For once the child was quiescent as if it were asleep, or pondering upon some deep enigma.
- They understood something very deep that we more secular types never learned.
- He tries to make me feel better by dressing it up in deep and intellectual language.
- But I shall say nothing about the deep and difficult problems this contention raises.
- But it's very deep and mysterious and superbly written, and superbly translated too.
1.1(of penetration)to dig deep — cavar hondo
- they marched deep into the jungle — se internaron / adentraron en lo más profundo de la selva
- he thrust his hands deep in(to) his pockets — hundió las manos en los bolsillos
- feelings run very deep among the population — hay un sentir muy fuerte entre la población
- he looked deep into her eyes — la miró fijamente a los ojos
1.2(thoroughly)to go deep/deeper (into sth) — ahondar/ahondar más (en algo)
- At the heart of all this is a deep-seated ambivalence about government which runs deep in the Australian psyche.
- The bracing fresh air penetrates deep into the lungs and instill a feeling of calmness and well-being.
- I ran right into a net fence, flipped over and fell deep into the snow behind it!
- The narrator gets off a train in a deserted countryside and walks deep into the forest, where he makes camp and goes to sleep.
- But the love of farming runs deep in the Amish heart.
- You dance and sing along and make it look natural, but deep down inside you know that you do not belong here.
- Then Destiny stopped walking and turned back around and walked deeper into the cave.
- Twigs and leaves flew to either side as they went deeper into the woods.
- We covered our faces to shield ourselves from the nausea and traversed deep into the abyss.
- The peroxide, he says, wouldn't penetrate very deep beneath the surface.
- He then walked deeper into the darkness, looked at the empty throne, and then turned to walk out.
- Alice started laughing and Scarlet stared deep into her eyes.
- He walked deeper into the woods, following the sound of running water.
- He walked up to her and stood very close, looking deep into her eyes with concern.
- Sherry stared deep into his eyes like she was listening and like she cared.
- Some short trails lead to viewpoints; longer and more difficult trails penetrate deep into the forest and wilderness.
- Before this point, I had started, earlier on, to question if I actually, deep down, hated women.
- Her muscles clenched around his fingers and she growled deep in her throat.
- She often walked deep into the woods behind our house by herself, carrying a handsaw.
- I quickly cut my arm, and in my haste I accidentally cut deep, wincing as a few drops of blood fell to the floor.
2.1(situated far from edge)deep in the forest — en lo profundo del bosque
- deep in the subconscious mind — en lo profundo del subconsciente
- the roots of this trouble lie deep — las raíces de este problema son muy profundas
2.2(greatly involved)to be deep in sth
- we're still deep in debt — todavía estamos muy endeudados / tenemos muchísimas deudas
- I found her deep in her book — la encontré absorta / ensimismada en su libro
- you can't back out now: you're in this too deep — ya no te puedes echar atrás: estás metido en esto hasta el cuello
3(extensively)to drink deep of sth — embeberse de / en algo
1(sea)the deep — el piélago literary
- a monster from the deep — un monstruo de las profundidades (del mar)
- The oarsmen pushed their oars above the water while a brawny man dropped an anchor into the deep.
- The discoveries have emerged from a study of whale song that is redefining what experts know about the giants of the deep.
- Even under the laws of man, there is nothing clear-cut about the ownership of these creatures of the deep.
- There's also a chance of seeing blue manta, the dark, silent deltas of the deep.
- And that's before we even get to the more bizarre denizens of the deep.
- He had been steering at the rudder when a great many large, dark shapes darted up from out of the deep.
- At night, the phosphorescence looks as if all the constellations in the inky sky have fallen into the deep.
- In January this year he returned to raise the body from the deep.
- He continued to take a twisted delight in showing us the scariest creatures of the deep.
- He is an accomplished diver who grows flowers in an amphora he retrieved from the deep.
- A bit later they had proof of his ignorance when he told them to cast their nets in the deep during broad daylight.
- I think people are fascinated by these slimy weird monsters of the deep.
- Of course if your view of fishermen is of the lone few on a trawler battling danger and the deep for a few mackerel it would be difficult to agree.
2(most intense part)in the deep of winter — en lo más crudo del invierno
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