In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(shade/tone) terrosoan earthy taste/smell — un sabor/olor a tierra
- New pest and weed problems appeared, and the soil became harder and lost its earthy smell.
- Good compost should smell earthy, even sweet, and should be dark and crumbly.
- She moved slowly through the darkness, the earthy smell of damp roots and soil all about her.
- Their sense of humour is dry and earthy, based on observing the reality of life.
- A earthy, musky smell exuded from the forest that now surrounded him.
- I could see a few strands of root protruding out of the walls, and the place had an earthy smell to it.
- There was a soft, earthy smell, and it was pleasantly warm, with a fire burning low in the hearth.
- The man's perennial good humor, his sympathetic understanding of any and all problems, his salty language and his earthy comments are a vital contribution to the morals of the ship.
- A bold feminist, Agnes exudes a magnetic, if earthy, sexual attraction, helped no end by her ever-revealing cleavage.
- Walt Whitman, for example, created a fantastic self-image which appealed to those seeking an earthy, robust American literary voice.
- At the time I thought the wine was far too heavy and had an earthy flavour.
- He was sharply perceptive and had an earthy, sly humour which put an edge on his nice irony.
- In another salad, waxy redskin potatoes with a deep, earthy flavour were served warm, along with a poached egg, on a combination of leaves and vegetables sprinkled with sesame seeds.
- The rich, earthy smell of the shampoo Kia always used drifted from her golden hair, tickling the inside of his nostril.
- It was faint, barely there, but he could sense the misplaced aroma of foreign spices amid the earthy smells of rain and horse.
- So she used earthy language and tore off her wig, startling the other members of the court with her informality.
- These outer movements are witty, but the internal ones are either passionate or governed by a more earthy sense of humor.
- She says what she thinks and has an earthy sense of humour.
- In the gust of wind that followed him, she smelled the earthy scent of a sandalwood perfume, mixed with silk and leather.
- Open the door and breathe in the mossy, earthy smell of saturated soil.
- The Doctor's harrowing account of the orthopaedic centres for polio and landmine victims was punctuated with the earthy humour of the people he deals with.
- One gets from this image a similar ‘patchwork’ promise of extended sadness, of mixed dreams realized in fragments with an earthy vigorous humor.
- All rooms are decorated with natural fibers and earthy colors like adobe and grass green and have wood floors.
- I choose the wild mushroom tagliatelle, full of earthy porcini flavour rather than cream, followed by pan-fried monkfish with capers, rosemary and crispy potatoes.
- My favourite so far has been the local mushrooms the like of which I've never tasted - earthy and full of flavour.
- Deep ripe raspberry aromas and peppery spice scents deliver a smooth rounded mouthful of robust earthy raspberry flavours, firm tannins and classic peppery finale.
- With specialist ingredients from rare spices through to exotic vegetables and fresh seafood our menu combines earthy, traditional Indian flavours with cutting edge style.
- He also had a reputation for a decidedly earthy sense of humor.
- It contributed a repertory of immortal songs easily memorable by their combination of direct tunes and earthy good humour.
- Experts say the earthy smell is caused by geosmin, a chemical produced by a common bacterium, streptomyces coelicolor, found in most soils.
- Her robust, earthy attractiveness roared back to life in earnest as she responded warmly to his embrace.
- One of the most compelling qualities of the book is its retention from the archives of the earthy language of the people.
- The trend is for more natural and earthy colors and textures.
- His earthy humor, his ability to joke when things seemed darkest, and his endless supply of homespun stories certainly helped him cope with the crises of war.
- There's plenty of earthy language, but lots of laughs too.
- The distinctive earthy flavour of the food is now lost, to be perhaps sourced only in a few remote villages.
- Similarly, the overtures go well, yet the conductor misses something of the earthy humor of the Academic Festival.
- He smelled good; earthy and real, no perfume or cologne like Joe's and the other men who had once courted her.
- The film's earthy language meant it had problems attracting an American distributor.
- The movement contrasts pale, exquisite images of melancholy with extrovert, earthy humour and frequently makes comically literal references to hunting or farming scenes in the text.
- When we meet, she exudes a natural, earthy sexiness.
- Take a sniff; if the soil smells rank and sour, instead of earthy, the plants have been over-watered and may have root rot.
- Work on the east wing has been completed, restoring the natural, earthy colour of the plaster, and enhancing the red brick.
- Meanwhile, cool and tawny neutrals ground many collections with a natural and earthy element.
2(frank)(person) llano(person) campechano(sensuality) primitivo(humor) desenfadado(humor) directo
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