In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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1acento caracterizado por la longitud de las vocalesa Southern drawl — un acento sureño
- Ethan went on in a lazy drawl, as he concentrated on starting the car engine.
- His speech - marked with the hint of a drawl, languid like a stretching cat - was punctuated with another chuckle.
- Sometimes he delivers with a Dylanesque drawl, while other times his control over his distinct warble and his musical acumen creates an aural beauty of a different kind.
- The 61-year-old mother of five and grandmother of seven is soft-spoken, with a pleasing drawl.
- Often with little difficulty, we can ‘translate’ the southern drawl or clipped Yankee accent.
- Miss Harris is pretty sprightly and talks faster than anyone I've met out here in the land of the slow drawl.
- Someone speaking in a drawl called out, interrupting her conversation with herself.
- He has a girlfriend over there, laps up very moment of the warm weather and has even softened his accent with the hint of a southern drawl.
- His British accent buried deep underneath a southern drawl, he commands this movie.
- You struggled to understand Eddie - brilliantly mimicked by impressionist Mike Yarwood - who would suddenly lapse into an indecipherable drawl.
- He was a cool drink of charcoal-mellowed whiskey with a slow drawl.
- And her accent, which had once sounded so alluringly foreign, had flattened into a quasi-American drawl.
- Her incisive, anti-male insults, delivered in a southern drawl, gave her a prominent reputation and within a few years she had started to appear in guest roles on TV.
- There is a laconic drawl, an ever so slight nasal twang to his voice.
- ‘I was wondering if you'd do me a favor,’ Kimberly began, in a slow drawl.
- After forty years I can now control the appearances of my Texas accent, my one weakness being proximity to anyone with a strong drawl of their own.
- After a bit of Kiwi and Louisaiana accent fumbling… I got to hear the sexy drawl of another very special friend of mine.
- Instead of the melodious tones of an Irish brogue, the exaggerated drawl of an angry young man spat from the earpiece.
- His dress was casual, and he looked not the least bit tired, except in the slow drawl of his voice.
- He said this in a lazy drawl, enjoying the sight of her pink face as it turned red.
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