In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(day) (due to humidity) neblinoso(day) (due to humidity) brumoso(day) (due to heat) de calimait's a bit hazy today — hoy hay algo de neblina/calima/bruma
- The hazy clouds had risen high into the atmosphere.
- Monday morning arrived with a cooling breeze, scattering fragile wisps of cloud across a hazy sky.
- He lay on his back and stared up at the hazy image of the clouds.
- Everything became extremely hazy as tears clouded her vision.
- The effects look hazy, foggy and unreal, not sharp and distinct.
- Outside, large flakes of gleaming white snow were falling fast, quickly covering the city in a hazy white blanket.
- The whole L.A. Basin was smoggy or hazy today, and my lungs hurt.
- The sun's UV rays are as damaging to your skin on cloudy and hazy days as they are on sunny days.
- The air is thick and hazy with moisture.
- In a matter of seconds, what had seemed like a slightly hazy early afternoon now seemed overcast.
- The film has a misty, hazy appearance in some of its more striking moments.
- We're drinking away the hazy, grey afternoon.
- A hazy or cloudy wine can indicate the growth of micro-organisms or bacteria.
- The hazy sky was streaked with white clouds, the sun setting.
- She scanned the hazy horizon for the dust cloud signalling horses.
- The light from the moon was weak, peeking wearily through hazy clouds.
- By mid-morning the sun burned through a high, hazy veil of cloud.
- Avoid shooting photos when the sun is directly overhead and the sky is hazy or cloudy.
- Weathermen said that today would remain hot and sunny, although they predicted it may be a little more hazy.
- It was a typical kind of August day, hot and hazy.
2(distinction/memory/idea) vago(idea/distinction/memory) confusoI'm a bit hazy about what happened — no estoy muy seguro de lo que pasó
- the hazy outline of the tower — el perfil borroso de la torre
- By morning, the conversations of the night before are hazy memories.
- Hazy but damning snapshots of the episode were released on that evening's television news.
- If an important concept is hazy or difficult, explain it, articulate it, and you will get clarity.
- Their memory of it is hazy to say the very least.
- I have a hazy, indistinct memory of this morning.
- The picture is also dark, hazy, dirty, murky, and marred by shimmering and flicker.
- She had one hazy memory of her father taking her out for ice cream when she was very young.
- I have a hazy memory of the movie.
- There is a hazy outline of the House of Parliament and Big Ben in the distance.
- The early chapters are filled with clouds of hazy idealism, with vague talk of ‘justice’.
- But will the two sides be able to stick to the hazy and vague terms of the agreement?
- What follows are hazy memories of loud music and copious amounts of beer.
- As the bus left, she faded into a blurring hazy picture waving from behind the cloud of dust.
- Some of these impressions will come to you as vague fragments; a hazy glimpse without any notion of time or place.
- The idea of rebirth was hazy and vague in my mind at this time.
- It was like everything she beheld was hazy, viewed through foggy lenses.
- He not only gave this hazy concept a viable definition, but also enlarged the scope.
- It was one of those weekends where I thought a lot about some very hazy, abstract concepts.
- This was a long time ago and my memory is hazy.
- He had only hazy memories of what had happened.
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