In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sound) discordantejarring colors — colores que desentonan
- a jarring note — una nota discordante
- More serious is the way the last half-hour seems to lose pace, then comes to a sudden, jarring halt.
- Only ears attuned to the metre will hear it, but the shock of recognition is matched by a jarring discord.
- My classmate had such a gift for asking jarring questions out of the blue.
- The juxtaposition makes the variation in quality all the more jarring.
- His outburst blaming the vandals on the estate for frightening his wife to death, was a jarring moment of realism.
- Exhibits are dimmed whilst fantastically big projections of rarely seen war photographs cover the jarring, angular interior walls.
- The most jarring element of the disc, however, has to be the director's choices.
- Although there are a couple of jarring transitions, the bulk of the movie unfolds with organic clarity.
- Jarring images bled into each other the way the realities of unjust political situations always do.
- The rather jarring songwriting style is noteworthy more for its ambience than its catchiness.
- Opponents say it would have a jarring effect on the skyline.
- It is a jarring shift from the fluff I post about to an issue of deadly seriousness.
- A very fine soundtrack shifts from a winsome romanticism in the early moments to the jarring untuned piano notes in the latter fraught stages.
- That is a more viable option to pass time than to watch this jarring take on a surge of youthful passion.
- There are a couple of jarring notes.
- They basically cut out an entire scene from one episode in a really jarring manner.
- Their subject matter, though, makes for a jarring and unsettling experience.
- Occasionally, the text makes jarring jumps from one subject to another without smooth transitions.
- We are ready to concede that life is the only jarring note in this otherwise perfect symphony of matter.
- Apple trees serve as posts for a construction which presents a jarring contrast to the organic forms of the meadow.
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