In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1infestarto be infested with sth — estar infestado / plagado de algo
- The species was believed to have been wiped out in 1918 when rats infested their home island.
- His McGill ghetto apartment is infested with mice and, try as he might, he can't seem to get rid of them.
- I don't think anyone would like the idea of mice or rats in their garden but people feeding birds risk these pests infesting their homes.
- She hated bugs and wouldn't be caught dead having to do all that walking in the hot bug infested woods.
- It is essential to be aware of the species infesting your fields and to match the treatment timing to those species.
- Fleas infest the animal (rats, but other rodents as well), and these fleas move freely over to human hosts.
- He paved over our yard, because he didn't want ants infesting the house.
- It is crumbling worldwide like a white ant infested edifice along with its credibility.
- I had heard the media talking about rats infesting Glasgow.
- What's with all the hunters infesting these places lately?
- Many houses were infested with mice, flies, and other unsavoury creatures.
- Our landlord had neglected to provide screens, and I was unable to open the windows, lest flies infest the house.
- Paint flaked off the walls, pests infested the rooms and loose wires hung in plain view.
- These bugs may infest your bathroom, and jump out of unexpected corners of the closet, but they adhere to the policy of non-violence.
- If lice infest the eyebrows or eyelashes, the eyes may also become inflamed.
- Instead they are rat infested and neglected while rich people don't have to pay university fees.
- The hospitals were dirty, smelly, rat infested, and lacked basic requirements.
- You might also state the level of care the apartment needs while you are gone - i.e. you might not want to come back to find it a total mess with pests infesting it because your friend never cleaned.
- It is being administered medication and a mosquito net has been placed around it so that flies do not infest the wound.
- This pest annually infests citrus in Texas, Mexico, and Central America and threatens California and Florida.
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