In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1llovizna femininegarúa feminine Latin America
- For this reason, thick drizzle, or even light or small droplet rain, may either not be adequately represented, or not picked up at all!
- It was dark out, and a steady drizzle of rain fell upon them as the numbness wore away.
- A shallow gabled roof covered with translucent fiberglass shelters the area from rain and drizzle without blocking the light.
- Light drizzle was falling at the start, but halfway through the rain stopped and a cool breeze kicked in.
- This effect occurs because of air rising on the windward side of the mountains, causing rain and drizzle.
- The clouds that were grey in the morning were now black and a light drizzle of rain fell on her face.
- He lifted his eyes to the streetlight and watched the fine drizzle fall in its beam of white, and sighed.
- At about half race distance light drizzle started to fall and the pit teams prepared the second bike for each rider with rain tyres so that the rider had a choice.
- For me, the worst scenario was a light misting drizzle or light snowfall, combined with a hard uphill push.
- Weather forecasters said today would be cloudy with some patchy drizzle throughout the morning.
- By this time, the light drizzle had become steady rain.
- Glancing toward the window, he noted that the light, steady drizzle had not abated.
- Light drizzle is falling, but the players stay on court.
- Throughout the day the weather had threatened rain throughout, with only light drizzle to dampen the surface, not enough to warrant a change in tyre choice.
- Even the rain seemed to lessen, becoming fine drizzle as opposed to a downpour.
- A light drizzle of rain fell, gradually picking up speed and fury.
- It's also good in drizzle or light rain, as it is sheltered in most parts by the trees.
- By mid-day the soft drizzle became a steady downpour, a rain that fell through sunset and then created damp clouds of fog under the street lights.
- The light drizzle had become a steady, lukewarm rain, and footing on the stony beach had become treacherous.
- The night was quiet with a slight drizzle of rain falling on the windows.
1lloviznargaruar Latin America
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