In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1intermitenteintermittent contact — contacto intermitente masculine
- intermittent current — corriente intermitente
- intermittent fever — fiebre intermitente
- I had intermittent hot and cold flushes, uncontrollable shivers and shakes and a burning sore throat.
- His sleep was fitful and intermittent, and he soon rose from bed to go and see his son.
- She was also warned last weekend about intermittent disruptions this week.
- The weather was typically hot, although there was a threat of intermittent rain throughout the day.
- Last year, the bollard hit the news again when it was plagued by intermittent mechanical problems and a new motor was fitted.
- Power, water and other essential services are intermittent at best.
- The men try to feed their families by finding intermittent work as labourers.
- Despite heavy, continuous rain and intermittent patches of fog, it would take an earthquake to stop us!
- Not even intermittent rain, lack of sponsorship, or a faulty sound system could stop the fun had by all.
- The sound can be of any pitch or type, continuous or intermittent.
- We've had intermittent contact throughout and I did see him over the summer.
- The air-conditioning system makes an intermittent but very loud noise when the engine is turned off.
- Watching intermittent flashes of light floating randomly through the air is a spectacular sight.
- As the symptoms are intermittent, and only occur in cold conditions, it is rare for the clinician to witness an attack.
- Two weeks later, five rangers ascended the west face in intermittent rain and snow.
- I don't care if rain is patchy or scattered or intermittent or coming in from an easterly direction.
- It is often accompanied by intermittent periods of stiffness that is related to muscle guarding.
- The pain can vary in occurrence and be mild and intermittent, or more pronounced and steady.
- Despite the intermittent downpours, the punters stumped up in healthy numbers.
- Today we've had intermittent heavy showers, complete with a rainbow.
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