In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mirada femininethey exchanged furtive glances — se miraron disimuladamente
- she shot / threw me a warning glance — me lanzó una mirada de advertencia
- to take a glance at sth — echarle una ojeada a algo
- he cast a quick glance over the headlines — les echó una rápida ojeada a los titulares
- There were no shrieks of protest; just a sidelong, questioning glance.
- Feeling slightly awkward, she threw a puzzled glance over her shoulder.
- Avery cast a long, sideways glance in his direction and glared at him.
- People are distracted, throwing furtive glances over their shoulders.
- Feeling very frustrated I snuck a glance at my clock, 1: 26.
- Without a word or a glance around the room he sat down by himself.
- A glance at his watch told him that it was way past dinner time.
- I waited for a few girls to come down the stairs, smiled distractedly at their approving glances, and then hurried upstairs.
- This is but a brief glance back into how our ancestors managed to live without electricity or many of the mod cons we have today.
- She smiles, even before turning to him, and then casts a sidelong glance in his direction.
- I kept shooting nervous glances at the clock.
- Her eyes were vacant, and the three newcomers exchanged questioning glances.
- A tentative glance around the room assured her she wouldn't be noticed.
- The briefest of glances in her direction found her to be still looking at me, still silent.
- A closer glance told me it was Angelo.
- Rachel gave herself a last glance in the mirror before she left for the party.
- Two cops walk in; one takes a cursory glance at the menu and orders a French dip.
- John stole a quick glance over his shoulder.
- Just before I rounded the corner I spared the house one last glance in my rear view mirror.
- She took a glance back at the girls, who all paid close attention.
1mirarshe glanced from the one to the other — su mirada iba de uno a otro
- to glance at sth — echarle una ojeada a algo
- to glance at sb — echarle una mirada a algn
- she glanced up from her book — levantó la vista del libro por un momento
- he glanced over his shoulder — echó un vistazo por encima del hombro
- would you mind just glancing over this report? — ¿le darías un vistazo a este informe?
- she glanced round — miró hacia atrás
- he glanced toward her/in her direction — dirigió la mirada hacia ella/hacia donde ella estaba
- I saw him frown and I watched, as it grew deeper when he glanced at me for a moment before glancing back down at the photo.
- Chloe then glanced down at her watch and noticed the time.
- She reached the other side and stopped on the curb, then glanced back over her shoulder.
- He was looking around anxiously, glancing up the stairs and towards the kitchen.
- He gave a sigh of relief as she glanced at him and gave him a small smile, then glanced back down at the floor and blushed.
- The boy glanced back over his shoulder and beckoned her onwards, then disappeared into the darkness.
- He glanced at his wristwatch, and decided it was time to move.
- While he was standing behind a beam he glanced upward at the windows overhead.
- "So what are you getting, " Kace inquired as she quickly glanced up in his direction.
- I glanced to my left and saw the tears in my mother's eyes.
- The man glanced at the clock on the far wall.
- The old man glanced in her general direction before getting back to what he had been doing earlier.
- I glanced at a kid that looked about my age who was glancing around nervously until he saw me looking at him and gave me a hard look.
- My mother smiled wisely, glancing upward briefly before turning her gaze to me.
- She stood up cautiously, briefly glancing around to make sure that everything was as it should have been.
- He glanced sidelong at his passenger, wondering what she was running away from.
- They went back to their places mumbling and grumbling, but always taking quick glances our way.
- Scott, driving, continued to glance in the rearview mirror to watch them.
- Her violet colored eyes blinked rapidly and she nervously glanced down at the clipboard.
- The stranger looked very unsettled by this, and just glanced around helplessly for a moment.
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