In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dormitarshe sat drowsing in a chair — estaba dormitando / adormilada en un sillón
- Incredibly, this stable, rural world still exists two hours south of Paris in the village of St. Brancher, where small farms lie on the hillsides, and cows drowse and forage.
- In 1963, while drowsing through a boring talk at a scientific meeting, Ulam had found himself doodling a grid of horizontal and vertical lines.
- He stood drowsing on one side of the fire, and she slept on the other.
- Fred gazed slowly at the greying wood buildings, the three or four patient horses drowsing at racks amid clouds of flies, the wagon outside a building labeled ‘Mercantile’ loaded with sacks of flour and sugar.
- He was sitting in a low chair, shoes off and feet buried in the cool sand with his eyes half closed as he drowsed in the sun.
- I fumbled around for soap, found it, and began washing my arms, eyes half closed as I drowsed in the warmth.
- Sinking into the large cushion on her armchair, she smiles slyly, as if just awakened from drowsing over the book shut on her lap.
- Yet the fire still burned, the horses and mules still drowsed in their corner of the cave, and their three companions slept on, untouched by all that had happened.
- I suppose you can drowse if you want, but don't move.
- A heavy or starchy lunch can also cause you to drowse in the afternoon.
- It just wagged its tail at her and lay down in a patch of sunshine to drowse.
- I meant to get up and insist on being allowed access to the radio, but somehow, I drowsed again.
- While drowsing at his desk that evening over what one imagines to be a well-worn copy of Plato's Dialogues, he falls into a strange dream for which the famous parable of the cave provides the indifferent material.
- This is the consequence of peace and affluence: what matters most to the country matters least to the people, and the only way they can be persuaded is by using the same warm kind voice they heard as they drowsed in the cradle.
- The very first inning in the field, while I was safely drowsing in left field, fending off the midges, a long drive sailed over my head, heading for the outfield fence.
- We did not stay very long, because I was coughing and sneezing, and drowsing, and jelly legged.
- Bemused, she observed that even the horses drowsed quite steadily.
- Several weeks after the sculptor finished his statue of Aphrodite drowsing, he sent a messenger to the model asking her to come and visit his hut again.
- Nate hummed quietly to the radio and Ally drowsed on my chest.
- I checked to make sure the others still drowsed, and would have found myself relieved had Tristin not been missing.
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