In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mouth/wound) abierto(chasm/hole) enorme
- A gaping whole in the education of modern man has been this story.
- The frontal view is terrifying and mask-like, with wild staring eyes, a gaping mouth and savage teeth.
- The family circle is left with a ragged, gaping tear.
- Then turn an angle of the rock and advance a few paces, when your lights flash upon the gaping oyster-shell.
- Called the Mouth of Truth, this carved face with gaping maw is a sort of primitive lie detector.
- Enter Currie whose craft on the left wing opened up gaping wounds in the home defence.
- Tank tracks had torn up the pavement and there were gaping holes in several houses.
- A broad smile dribbled down from the bottom of his gaping lips.
- Still ahead, a gaping hole opened up in a passenger plane during an Alaska Airlines flight 26,000 feet in the air.
- Ransby acknowledges to readers the gaping hole in her work.
- This award will serve the purpose of filling two gaping holes in the higher education landscape.
- Their indignation is revealing, for it exposes a gaping hole in their original argument.
- This leaves a gaping hole at the centre of the liberationist argument.
- Unfortunately, the law left a gaping loophole.
- And I have looked, really I have, but nowhere can I find a gaping hole in my life.
- The gaping vacuum has resulted in violence, some of it targeted at women.
- The door waits to be smashed open, the drawers to be pulled and left gaping.
- It has exposed gaping holes in the apparatus of government whose primary duty is to protect its citizens.
- The residents echoed that there were gaping potholes on the roads.
- The central defining social fact of our world is gaping global inequality.
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