In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/animal) moribundo(animal/person) agonizante(race/breed) en vías de extinción(embers/flame) mortecino literary(year/day) que se apaga literary(breath/words) último(words/breath) postrero literaryit was her dying wish that … — fue su último deseo que …
- a dying art — un arte que se está perdiendo
- In Nice, in the dying days of December, Europe faltered over the direction it was taking.
- The dying afternoon sun catches her white hair and her simple white T-shirt.
- Don't imagine that decipherment is a dying art - it is still very much alive and kicking.
- Recent moves to revive the dying indigenous cultures have met with little success.
- The room was quite dark, for the dying embers on the hearth provided only a faint radiance.
- Henrik Larsson squandered a chance to win the game in the dying moments when he hooked a shot across the face of the goal.
- In the dying minutes a mix-up in Barnsleys defence saw Creber snatch the ball in mid-air and gallop over for his third try.
- Tasmania, just seven points down, surged forward in the dying moments of the game.
- The bright sky shone down on the dying beast as its death knell rang in my ears.
- Tindal almost grabbed a spectacular second in the dying seconds.
- The dying words of a young woman were a description of her killer whispered to a policeman as he cradled her in his arms.
- A philately workshop was also arranged to train children in this dying art.
- Both sides served a game of the highest standard with Portlaoise snatching victory in the dying minutes.
- A Totton widow has pledged to fulfil a promise to her dying husband and continue his battle for justice after his death.
- With this, she achieved her dying wish, to not be forgotten.
- Diane Keaton directs and stars in this patchy comic King Lear about a dying father and his three daughters.
- Australia closed down the defending champions in the dying moments of the first quarter despite some wayward shooting.
- The various candidates had been busy rallying support in the dying moments before the polls closed.
- His dying wish was for a trip to Lourdes with his daughter, Shannon.
- OK, I admit they are helping to keep alive the dying art of letter writing.
- Everything that will happen happens because it is someone's last dying wish.
- After the accident, Wilbur spent several years at home caring for his dying mother.
- He saw her stirring the embers of the dying campfire and tiptoed stealthily up behind her.
- You are advised to think twice about trying to fan the embers of a dying love affair.
- Renato murders him, but with his dying words Riccardo declares Amelia innocent and pardons his former friend.
- Once upon a time there was a petty bourgeois intellectual born into the dying culture of a declining empire.
- She means that we, the media, are too early to capture iconic images of dying children and that she, the aid worker, is too late to stop it.
- She got as far as the airport before the dying words of her husband came back to haunt her.
- This uproarious comedy is about three Brothers who are brought together by the will of their dying father.
- My first bad run-in with the university administration occurred in the dying days of my first year.
- The murderer has secretly been allowed out of a top-security hospital to see his dying mother.
- Then Thomas stepped in with a drop goal and had the final word, scoring nine points in the dying minutes.
- Marmion described how, on one occasion, he had gone to the bedside of a dying man to help him prepare for death.
- His dying words and writing helped police catch the man suspected of killing him.
- Lotte's dying words are an instruction to her daughter and her son Sam to ‘get the factory back’.
- Sébastien is wounded and captured in battle, but his dying comrade, Dom Henrique, pretends to be the king.
- A piece of wood dropped on the dying embers in the fire soon burst into flame.
- Cultural societies should try to enhance our dying traditional art and dance forms.
- But contrary to being a dying art, brewing is flourishing north of the Border.
- We thoroughly enjoyed a trip to Maxi's Restaurant in the dying days of the last Millennium - until we got the bill.
- He tried to make amends in the dying seconds of the half, setting a clever pass into the run of Ross Hamilton.
- Reid was very close to doubling the lead in the dying moments when he hit a fierce shot following a Whatmore knock down.
- Anyone who kills a dying person is liable to the death penalty as a common murderer.
- On the other hand, waking a dying person to inform them of their imminent demise goes against the principle of beneficence.
- A former Surbiton resident is hoping to fulfil her mother's dying wish by finding her long-lost brother.
- Flash forward to the early days in Dublin, and the pizza that we had one evening in the dying days of the Indian summer last year.
- What else could she do but accede to what amounted to his dying wish.
- She looked over at her dying mother and felt tears once again swelling in her eyes.
- She also teaches those who are eager to learn the skills, especially the dying art of beadwork.
- In the dying months of the boom, Beggs put together the deal with virtually no personal cash.
- If Lady Luck were a bit kinder to them they would have been out of sight as we entered those heart throbbing dying minutes.
- He was given a hardship discharge from services so that he could take care of his dying mother.
- His own lost mother makes a cameo appearance in the memoir as a dying woman in Majdanek.
- She fell asleep in the dying light of sunset, sad and with a death on her conscience.
- You can explore glorious colour images of galaxies and the remnants of dying stars through an interactive jigsaw puzzle.
- White could feel the disappointment curling off of him like smoke from a dying flame.
- Cygan then sealed victory with his second in the dying minutes.
- In his dying days as a player, he became somewhat of a journeyman, playing in Bolivia and Venezuela.
- Windermere who had the last word from a short corner in the dying seconds.
- On the Wednesday after being up all night I was asked by a neighbour to drive her to Leeds to be with her dying mother.
- True, the exploits of a dying tramp and his smarter-than-Lassie dog do not strike one as immediately promising.
- Derry missed the chance of winning when they had a penalty saved in the dying moments.
- It will wean us off the dying pillars of tourism and financial services.
- So how do you write a letter to your dying mother - a letter which both you and she know is basically a goodbye?
- She would protect it, because it had been important enough for him to mention in his dying words.
- Long ago I was told by an older and worldly wise relative that lying was a dying art, in spite of apparent evidence to the contrary.
- They have come together for a journey across the South and East of India to revive what they say is a dying form of art.
- When they finally found the daughter, the wife and grandparents refused to let her go to visit her dying father.
- The dying embers of the fire flickered and he squinted to get a feel of his surroundings.
- Most of the time the dying children are hidden under their mother's shawls to lend them some kind of dignity.
- What is set up as a life and death struggle, a dying father at the mercy of experimental science, is left unresolved.
1the dying — los moribundos
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