In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I keep staring at the buck as I go for cover, but the buck is immobile.
- After four hours, breakfast is still sitting in my stomach like a lead balloon, sullen and immobile.
- The three of us have formed an involuntary and immobile conga-line, like a trio of backpackers on a rush-hour commuter train.
- After the house lights came up, the audience remained immobile in their seats as if stricken: an apt reaction.
- My back ached every time the bandages shifted, forcing me to keep my back stiff and immobile.
- Sleeping is probably the only time you ever see his face relaxed, relatively immobile and at peace.
- While awaiting the results she became almost immobile and didn't know how she could carry on.
- At room temperature, the bright regions between the dark domains were relatively immobile.
- It's all fun and games until your kid is lying immobile on the ice, isn't it?
- A crowd will slowly build around you, faces immobile, sometimes catching your eye, nodding.
- The body is so mute, so immobile that one might think she is dead.
- Photography must seize upon this moment and hold immobile the equilibrium of it.
- They stood immobile with the flames racing around them in a fury of sparks.
- Even otherwise healthy passengers are at some risk if they remain immobile during the flight.
- They stood immobile, gazing after him until the forest hid him from their sight.
- Imagine dozens of wheezing, perplexed pugs romping, sneezing, and peeing on anything immobile.
- Usually, the mass is relatively immobile, with a broad-based attachment.
- Their faces were as immobile as those of potentates receiving tribute from conquered tribes.
- Neil stood immobile, staring at the door Ella had just walked through.
- There was certainly no need to plan the route - we were going nowhere - or worry about the traffic, which was as immobile as school custard.
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- Some are blind, some are immobile, some are still suffering from venereal diseases and nobody cares about them.
- However, if he becomes immobile, a successor likely will have to be chosen quickly.
- Several years ago, Ed had suffered a stroke that rendered him immobile.
- His right arm was badly swollen and totally immobile.
- Desperately, she tried to reach for the ring, but it seemed as if her hands had frozen, forever immobile.
- When prey arrives they quickly seize its extremities, pulling on legs, arms and antennae until the hostage is rendered immobile.
- He also stressed that elderly and immobile parishioners relied heavily on lifts and that current public transport on Sundays was inadequate.
- What good is intellect if it leaves us immobile and frozen in indecision?
- By destroying one of these, the creature may become immobile, but there is no guarantee it will not feel pain at other points during the boiling.
- Abbie suffers from severe spinal muscular atrophy which renders her almost immobile.
- Actually, despite being mostly immobile for the last two days, I awoke feeling pretty damn good.
- Unless it was made completely immobile, it wasn't going to stop moving.
- Their exaggerated expressions emphasize their predicament of being alive but trapped within their utterly immobile forms.
- When her blood-sugar level drops she becomes completely immobile and if it is low for more than two hours, she could die or be seriously brain damaged.
- Once stabilized, he went home but remained immobile for about three months.
- The other had severe lung problems that rendered her practically immobile.
- With the expected arrival of our second child, the first being one year old, I suffered a back injury, such as to make me immobile.
- His left hand has become completely immobile because of illness.
- Against the immobile champion, the result was devastation.
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