In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(furniture) cubierto de polvo(plain/road/town) polvorientoto get dusty — llenarse de polvo
- His ground floor office was much as you would expect - a dusty edifice full of old books and even older carpeting.
- The box room at home quickly became a sound library and every available inch was taken up with dusty old records.
- Inside the tent it was dusty, somehow the dust was coming through the nylon.
- I flew thousands of miles from somewhere hot and dusty to cover a story in a place where there was pain, grief, death and fear.
- It was very dusty, and was covered in wood shavings, giving it a feel and smell like a high school shop classroom.
- All of the tables and chairs were covered in dusty old sheets and blankets.
- Bagged cement is manufactured in a dusty environment and surface dust makes bags slippery.
- On a return visit I noticed the spaces on the shelves had been refilled with more, equally dusty, bottles.
- The dusty road was covered with small rocks and it seemed to go straight up the side of the mountain.
- This script, dusty, dirty, covered with filth, is my most prized possession, my only companion.
- I cleaned the glass coffee table, dusted all the dusty spots, and then scrubbed the stove.
- The fireplace is dusty inside and covered with the webs of spiders that made their homes in its corners.
- My closets are full of rolls of dusty concert posters in foreign languages.
- The dusty canvas that covered it was worn through in several places, leaving small holes in the fabric.
- I expected the attic to be dusty, and full of old stuff that wasn't used anymore, but it wasn't.
- There were two windows near the front door, and dusty, old blinds covered them so no light got in.
- Off to the side of a dusty gravel road, a car plastered with election stickers begs the curious to stop.
- The video ends with a view of the stove, dusty and full of ashes, where the ballots will be burned.
- As I glanced up a round, balding man was hurrying toward me, wiping his pale hands on a dusty apron.
- They emerged in the dusty, cobwebbed cellar full of old crates and barrels.
- The strips of clouds around the glow were a dusty pink, the sky above the still dotted with fading stars.
- Light to medium shades of brunette would do well with mauve pinks or pinks that have a dusty or brown undertone.
- Keep it loose and wispy over dusty coloured, patterned dresses and skirts, or soft worn-in jeans.
- She chose dusty pink color this time and faded that into a silver color.
- He had a light complexion and dusty blonde hair that suggested he was from somewhere in Europe.
- Now the dusty beige surface of the mosque wall is nearly invisible under the black of death announcements.
- All of his clothes were colored to match the dusty hues of the sand on Malchishua.
- A houndstooth wool anchored the season, with touches of dusty rose and pale lemon.
- Focusing on soft pastels, Smith also sent a compelling range of leather trousers in dusty pink and black down the catwalk.
- We all look at the huge dusty pink crayfish still wriggling their legs.
- She noticed that his skin was a pale, dusty white and his breath was shallow.
- The ceiling arched up to a height of thirty meters, and the entire room was a pale, dusty cream colour.
- Madame sighed and lifted the hem of her long, dusty rose pink dress out of the snow with her free hand.
- I go back to the gate to eat my scone, which is a creepy dusty rose colour, and also just gross.
- The blooms of this variety are dusty pink on the back of the petals and greenish on the inside with pale, dull yellow stamens.
- Get close enough to see its pale and dusty blue bloom and you get a lovely whiff of the Mediterranean.
- Her gown, once a dusty shade of pink, had been dirtied by the dust of the plunder and turned a faded brown.
- She wore a vest like corset that was a darker pink with ribbon that crisscrossed in front showing the dusty pink top.
- In consequence the autumn colours are muted, just soft dusty yellows for the most part.
- Remember, all-over dusty pink chiffon looks too flat, but teaming it with leaf green lifts it.
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