In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(face/cheeks) colorado(cheeks/face) rojoflushed with fever/anger — rojo por la fiebre/de ira
- flushed with success/joy — exaltado por el éxito/la alegría
- The angry, flushed face contrasted to the bright, light coloured walls of the large, minimal room.
- The first signs of heat exhaustion for children are when they become flushed, crabby, and don't feel well.
- Even at such a moment he was not unable to notice how pretty she looked, with a flushed face and shining eyes.
- I knew tears and flushed cheeks were on their way.
- Turning around, she looked at my flushed face with dismay.
- Charles and Jane both flushed as they exchanged a glance, embarrassed at being seen through so easily.
- His reference intensified the hue of her flushed cheeks.
- Her face felt hot and flushed, and she was certain that everyone could read her thoughts and see directly into her heart.
- At last she came rushing in, looking breathless and flushed.
- Her face was so flushed she couldn't speak.
- Mr. Eastman was, obviously, very anxious, and his face appeared flushed as he prepared to lift the cloth.
- Darcy remained steadfastly silent, his countenance unusually flushed.
- She was pulling weeds on her knees, her face sweaty and flushed beneath her floppy sun bonnet.
- He opened the car door for Amanda and decided her flushed cheeks and bright smile meant the night was a success.
- I felt my flushed cheek with my hand.
- A little later than usual, he arrived, freshly showered and a little flushed from exercise.
- Her face had turned from a quiet serene to a flushed surprise.
- She thought about his flushed face, his gleaming eyes, his handsome build, his passionate words.
- Your hands may tingle or feel numb, and you might feel flushed or chilled.
- Rita was calm under pressure, never looking flushed or hassled.
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