In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ability to fascinate)fascinación feminine
- It does have a horrible fascination - the ultimate reality show in action.
- The Himalayan region has long held a particular fascination for the western mind.
- How he maintains his athletic prowess is a subject of fascination among his fans and consternation among his opponents.
- In the 1970s, the enthusiasm of many obstetricians for electronic foetal monitoring was in fact a real fascination.
- Indeed, this lack of direct descendants is not least among the fascinations provided by "Into the Light."
- The preserved hull and associated museum will continue to hold a fascination for maritime and terrestrial archaeologists.
- Part of the fascination has been the use of many varied mathematical tools to solve the practical problems in coding.
- Much of the fascination Schwarzkogler holds is due to the sheer lack of available information.
- The idea of "document" seems to have a promising fascination for the twenty-first century psyche.
- It remains one of the best works ever written on the fascination that communism holds for generations of intellectuals.
- However I can understand that there is a fascination in motor bikes and quads for young people.
- For Fuhrman, the emergence of poetry as fruitful untruth is a source of fascination.
- The snakes and spiders had a strange fascination.
- That first good bullet, bright as a newly minted coin, has always been an item of fascination to me.
- Nevertheless, the topic has some fascination.
- Certainly, spices added flavour interest to a dish, but their fascination resided primarily in their symbolic value.
- Some 80 years after its initial release, this wildly over-scaled silent melodrama retains a certain hothouse fascination.
- And the strange thing is that her life holds as much fascination for us here in Ireland as it does for the public across the water.
- The fascination about this musical is the exciting rock rhythms and the memorable, lyrical melodies.
- It is a game that provides an endless source of fascination as well as fuelling the odd argument.
2(being fascinated)fascinación femininefascination with sth — fascinación por algo
- we watched/listened with / in fascination — miramos/escuchamos fascinados
- A casual view of some of our articles might suggest a morbid fascination with the dead.
- Several band members are historians and their fascination with Bulgaria's past drew the group together.
- He also expanded his concept of history into the contemporary period through a fascination with international affairs.
- I watched all the big fish with morbid fascination.
- A cheerful site for those of us with morbid fascination.
- Part of the public's fascination lay in the author's somewhat eccentric lifestyle.
- His true fascination was with the exploration of human character through facial expression.
- I suppose we all have a fascination with death.
- Several children remained politely outside, staring in silent fascination at this new visitor in their midst.
- My fascination with this odd subject is hard to explain.
- The battles between the Rock and the Cobra spurred the fascination of the public.
- It was the fascination with the poem's musicality that really got Ellison interested in writing.
- Like a lot of westerners, they had a fascination with the good life.
- I have always had a fascination for botanic gardens.
- There was, however, more than this in his fascination with Greek tragedy.
- Their adventurous and inquisitive nature explains their fascination with the ancient beauty and splendor of Egypt.
- The 65-year-old Rolling Stones singer has now revealed a fascination for Latin, the ancient language.
- My fascination with on-stage French snow may seem strange.
- This fascination with instant celebrity, focused on everyday people who find fame overnight, has been fueled by reality TV.
- The society hopes the exhibits will explain the fascination steam has aroused in the minds of the people.
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