In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1her mother was still within earshot — su madre todavía estaba lo suficientemente cerca como para oír
- they moved out of earshot — se alejaron y ya no pude (or pudo etc.) oír más
- Kirstie found herself wishing fervently that she was within earshot of the others.
- The only living beings in earshot were us, the cows and the sheep.
- When she was safely out of earshot, they burst out laughing in astonishment and glee.
- Waiting 'til her daughter was out of earshot, she aimed her anger and resentment at Mitch.
- Everyone's a critic, but only reviewers get to broadcast their opinions beyond earshot.
- There's something I want to talk with you about while Tim is conveniently out of earshot at the back of the stage.
- As I walked away, she made a snide remark about me to the others while I was still within earshot.
- They waited until they thought he was out of earshot before they started talking.
- As soon as she was out of sight, though not earshot, she heard them talking about her.
- It seems everyone has an opinion on the goings on of the pitch and are not coy about sharing it with anyone within earshot.
- Five officers rushed onto the pier, which was the quickest way to get within earshot of the man, to try to talk to him.
- When I felt he was out of earshot, I burst into a fit of laughs and Danny did the same.
- What I hadn't realised, though was that it had happened pretty much as soon I was out of earshot round the corner.
- He said it as quietly as he could, but anyone in earshot was already drawn to eavesdrop by the woman's outburst.
- The woman snapped back, and the rest of the argument was lost on Lily as she passed out of earshot.
- I live within earshot of the airfield and get an enormous thrill from hearing and watching the activities on the airfield.
- I looked around and saw Josh flipping through the channels on the tv, out of earshot.
- They let everyone within earshot know that they want their meal and they want it right away.
- I was out of sight of the wall, but not, I thought, out of earshot, and I did not want either of the horses to neigh loudly.
- He will tell it to anyone who is in earshot and who he thinks can exert influence.
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