In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dark)(day) sombrío(place) sombrío(place) lúgubre
- Gradually he became an outcast, and on a dark gloomy day, he took a vow.
- There was no light on up there, and it was very dark and gloomy.
- The limo windows were tinted, making it appear dark and gloomy outside.
- This used to be a dark, gloomy platform with peeling paint on the walls and a grimy low ceiling.
- She thought of Mae to grant her some more confidence, as she approached the last door in the dark and gloomy corridor.
- Gone forever was the dark and gloomy look, to say nothing of slippery floors and stuffy odours.
- The sea is sparkling, the drowned city is dark, and gloomy.
- I believe it is still up there because otherwise it would be pitch dark instead of just gloomy.
- If by now you imagine yourself spending your day in dark, gloomy caves, staring at bones, you can forget about it.
- The room didn't appear gloomy or depressing, but it still had this certain aura of darkness wrapped around it.
- Our school is still fantastic inside but from the outside, with its boarded up windows, it appears gloomy, horrible and derelict.
- Or you might want to follow the route, looking for phantoms on a suitably dark and gloomy night.
- For instance when its dark and gloomy you miss the sunshine so it depresses you.
- The supernatural thriller takes place in the gloomy, dark dismal backwoods outside New Orleans.
- This morning, there has been no rain, but the sky still looks dark and gloomy.
- The dark and gloomy colours of the works contrast with the whiteness of the hall's interior.
- We explored lots of gloomy, wet and dark alleys.
- Hesitating she stepped into the gloomy dark, dank hall.
- They then scurried into the shadows provided in a dark and gloomy alley.
- He never noticed it before, but the door was dark and gloomy.
2(dismal)(atmosphere/person/look) lúgubre(atmosphere/person/look) fúnebre(prospect) nada halagüeñoI'm feeling gloomy today — hoy estoy bajo de moral
- All of a sudden, the gloomy atmosphere of the time stop disappeared.
- So it is with the man himself: an essential sweetness of nature pickled in a brine of gloomy despondency.
- It wasn't only the threat of war and the worsening economic outlook that contributed to the gloomy atmosphere.
- A man is sometimes despondent from disappointment, is gloomy, and has no courage to work.
- Like other hardware and chip makers, the company said it saw no turnaround in its fortunes and gave a gloomy forecast of falling computer sales.
- They say it is too gloomy, too dark, not a happy subject.
- With companies planning to shed jobs it adds up to the prospect of a gloomy winter.
- The gloomy forecast will come as a blow to the struggling industry, which was only just beginning to recover from the effects of the foot and mouth crisis earlier this year.
- There was hardly a light in the place; the dimness set a gloomy atmosphere in the office.
- When I turned on the radio it was to be told that, contrary to yesterday's gloomy forecast, the weather is to become mild again for the days running up to Christmas.
- Lauren dreaded walking inside again; the gloomy atmosphere was depressing and made her miss her father even more.
- The number of rebels was far in excess of even the most gloomy government forecast.
- The gloomy prospect of unemployment and poverty, of insecurity and war is frightening us.
- The concrete was moist and cold, and the atmosphere was cold and gloomy.
- Yet fewer still are - in private - able to hide their sense of gloomy despondency.
- It cast a gloomy atmosphere around the station, which did not enhance her mood.
- The joyful ones also tend to draw more friends, who would rather bathe in the sunshine of happiness than to be cast down into a gloomy depression.
- The atmosphere during those closing moments was gloomy, depressing and discouraging.
- The gloomy atmosphere of the church radiated around the pedestal.
- The album maintains a gloomy atmosphere, but the feeling modulates.
3(pessimistic)(forecast/prediction) pesimista(prediction/forecast) negativoshe takes a gloomy view of everything — todo lo ve negro
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