In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sag, hang down)(flowers) ponerse mustioher head drooped onto my shoulder — dejó caer su cabeza sobre mi hombro
- his shoulders drooped — se encorvó
- her eyelids began to droop — se le empezaron a cerrar los ojos
2(flag)(courage/spirits) flaquear(courage/spirits) decaer(person) desfallecer(person) decaerI tend to droop in the very hot weather — me pongo mustio cuando hace mucho calor
3(head) gacho(breasts) caído(flower) mustiowe sang songs to revive our drooping spirits — cantamos para levantarnos el ánimo / la moral
1(wing/head) dejar caer(wing/head) bajarhe drooped his shoulders — se encorvó
- His eyes burned with weariness and his eyelids drooped.
- His black hair drooped pathetically, still damp from the pool.
- Her arm stayed where it was, hanging limp at her side as her head drooped again.
- Her shoulders drooped a bit and her back was not quite so perfectly straight.
- Above audience and performers alike, an inner ceiling droops downwards in sail-like sleeves that both help disperse sound and secrete necessary technical apparatus.
- This was all too easy, he thought, as he gathered her up in his arms, her feet over one and her neck drooping dreamily downwards over the other.
- Lower branches are pendulous or drooping downward, middle branches stick out horizontally, and upper ones are quite upright.
- His eyelids drooped, and his head lolled forward.
- There sat my mother, her black hair a mass of curls drooping over her shoulders, a wide smile curving her mouth and stars sparkling in her dark blue eyes.
- His tail drooped limply and she noticed that though he usually looked quite joyful and energetic, it now seemed that almost all his energy had run out.
- Within the room, the dagger was drooping downward.
- But her feet drag as the weight of life's depression droops heavily on her shoulders.
- My shoulders drooped and my eyes caught sight of the floral calendar hanging on the wall.
- It has tall, multi-coloured apartment towers that bend and droop, and people drop extended planks between buildings to visit each other.
- Max's ears drooped a bit and he looked down at the waves lapping at their toes.
- Her eyes began to droop and dark half-moons hung underneath.
- My eyelids drooped, my head went back and, next I knew, it was lunch time.
- Mark stepped off of the train, his eyes slightly drooping, and his black high-tops dragging behind him on the floor.
- A cigarette drooped limply from the corner of his mouth.
- His usually black spiked-up hair abnormally drooped down onto his forehead, a certain sign that he had been out for a workout.
- Russ's ears drooped and his tail hung between his legs.
- A black t-shirt drooped over his chest, covering what seemed to be hard muscle that also covered his legs and arms.
- I don't mean the crazy shattered glass style tattooage plastered across her back, drooping over her shoulders.
- He said he had noticed that they all started with the same scraggy street kid hair cuts, their shoulders drooped, they were shy and they were scared.
- Her mouth drooped sadly, the earnest expression coming into her eyes again.
- A few feet away, his knees bent and his feet drooping off the edge of a bench, Devin was waking as well.
- The phone conversation must have lasted seven or eight minutes tops, and by the time it was finished, Katie's head drooped with weariness.
- David turned away wearily, shoulders drooping.
- Slowly my own eyelids began to droop with weariness.
- Her mom continued to regard Vicki with a softer version of the smile, which made Vicki look away and her lips droop downward.
- Bert closed his eyes, his thin shoulders drooping.
- Mopheads bloom in solid masses, their clusters often so heavy that they cause their stems to droop and bend.
- Her eyelids were drooping and she was shivering.
- Her long hair drooped carelessly over her shoulders and down her back.
- My mother turned back to her cooking, but her shoulders drooped and head hung down.
- This helps prevent them from drooping or even completely bending over and breaking their stalks.
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