In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1they went to the farthest corner of the Earth in search of him — fueron a los rincones más apartados de la tierra en su búsqueda
- the farthest distance I have ever walked is 15 miles — lo más que he caminado es 15 millas
- walk to the farthest tree and wait — camina hasta el árbol que está más lejos y espera
- It was the farthest object from the door except for the sturdy table squeezed between the light teal wall and a dresser or cabinet made of dark wood.
- I headed for the furthest door down the hall and pounded hard.
- Sense of place brings us to the fourth and final section, and is both the final and farthest leg of our migration.
- Commentating is the furthest thing from my thoughts but if I'm ultimately led down that route then I will throw myself into it like I have done with my game.
- Adam pulled him into the furthest bedroom and shut the door behind them.
- At the furthest end of the alley he knocked on a steel door and after a few seconds it was opened.
- The woman pointed to the farthest door on the left.
- It was sort of plain and lonely looking with blue sheets and a single dresser on the farthest wall from the door.
- According to the developer, every apartment will have water frontage with the furthest apartment situated 20 metres from the river.
- He'd sit in the furthest corner from the door and drink it all in, always keeping one eye on his dad.
- Situated in the farthest corner of the glade was a slight embankment, leading down into a large, crystal clear lake.
- There was a closet in the farthest corner and a door to a balcony.
- All four of them were hustled into the back seat of the limo like 4 year olds and sat down on the furthest seat from the door as they could.
- A very large bedroom, with two beds situated at the farthest corners from each other.
- I crouched down into the farthest corner from the door, huddling into a ball, making myself as small as possible.
- I crossed through the dimly-lit smoky atmosphere and sat down at my normal booth in the furthest corner from the door.
- John maneuvered the two of them around the chairs and to the farthest door on the left.
- I walked into the washroom and into the furthest stall, shutting the door and locking it behind me.
- He felt his head roll with his movement, and lowered it between his shoulders a bit before pulling open one of the furthest doors.
- You see, this is how it went: I did the seance in a hidden room in the farthest part of the house from the front door.
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