In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They soon reached the main quarters, where a plump little man wearing a maroon suit was sitting and counting a pile of gold coins.
- A neat maroon carpet with gold lining was on the floor.
- I love the gold silk layer under the maroon chiffon.
- A few rugs were place around the room, deep gold and laced with maroon edges to match the upholstery of the couch.
- The maroon colours were engulfed in a light blue light.
- Mixed with other, deep maroon flowers and streaks of grey foliage plants, scarlet blooms drift through borders.
- She found herself in a rather tatty entrance hallway, with new maroon flock wallpaper and, less impressively, peeling paint and worn carpeting.
- Her friends room was quite modern; the carpet had been dyed a rich maroon colour, the walls were plainly white and the roof painted black.
- Some farmers cultivate bi-colour flowers like light yellow with maroon blotches, deep crimson-edged yellow, gold and red bicolour.
- The choir's maroon robes and gold collars shined in the sun, as they walked into the gym.
- I was in my maroon traveling suit with the gold trimmings and a maroon velvet hat with matching feather secure on my head.
- The walls were painted a deep, peaceful maroon colour, and there were paintings of Italian landscapes and other things tacked to the walls.
- The walls were a dull maroon colour, and made up of hard terraplate.
- Besides the regular reddish maroon colour, there are cream pastes to leave pink, blue, violet, magenta designs on the skin.
- Walking down the path that led to the gates, a man dressed in a blue and maroon robe with gold trimming approached them.
- Police say a 16-year-old girl was stopped by two men driving a maroon sedan around 12.15 pm.
- She led him, silently, to a large room with maroon curtains and cherry furniture.
- The wrap colors include a multi blue, black, white, red, turquoise, purple, jade green, navy blue, gold and a maroon type of color.
- At the right was a living room covered with maroon wallpaper and gold moon and stars.
- His gaze fell upon a woman in her thirties wearing a maroon suit with a gold pin on her lapel.
- It seems to be duller than usual; the grey buildings have a hint of yellow to them and the sky is a pale grey colour, infused with maroon.
- They come with many different leaf colours, from maroon and cream, to copper and lime, usually with interesting variegations.
- The fans created a haze of maroon and white as hundreds joined together in simultaneously swirling their scarves above their heads.
- The furniture in the room was either white or maroon, Miranda's favorite colors.
- Everyone looks at him as the stripes of reddish brownish maroon streak his face.
- A few flags waved from their poles, sporting the Institution's signature colors - maroon and white.
- She looked to be around my age with very dark brown hair that was tinted in maroon.
- You can use maroon, grayish tones of pinks and whites to achieve the same results.
- My heart twisted painfully and the marble floor below me seemed to spin into an incomprehensible blur of beige and maroon.
- The ones in the family room are maroon, teal and white. The hardware in the living room is gold plastic.
- We seem to be going for maroon, blue and creamy white this year.
- From my limited knowledge I also found the colour unusual - a sort of brownish maroon I would say from memory.
- It is bright maroon and has white spots all over its petals.
- Last Sunday was officially declared a day of no rest in Ballinrobe, as local painters and decorators coloured the town in maroon and yellow.
- Red, maroon, yellow, blue are good colours for neckties, patterned or solid.
- The banner features the colours of the local clubs-green, gold, white and maroon.
- All roads into the town will be a sea of green and red and maroon and white as another generation answer the tribal call.
- Camille was in a mostly brown and white dress, while her cousins Miranda and Riley were primarily, if not totally, in purple or maroon, respectively.
- Anyway, very few flowers in my yard flaunt the single colours - bright yellow, soft pink, browny maroon, crimson - black - of my original sowing.
- The schools new colours are maroon, royal blue and yellow.
1(castaway) abandonarthe place was marooned by the floods — el lugar quedó aislado por las inundaciones
- I was marooned with that bore all evening — no me pude escapar de aquel pesado en toda la noche
- The emergency rations consumed, we were marooned, starving in a hostile land.
- When the plane's engine blows, they crash and are marooned in the middle of the tundra with only a handful of supplies.
- The life raft was spotted around three miles off the coast, and the five marooned sailors were winched to safety by the Navy aircraft.
- She remembered her father telling her tales of pirates marooning their captains and awful things of that sort.
- Up to eight cars broke down in the floods with residents stepping in to help marooned motorists.
- As the clock inched towards midnight a storm struck the island marooning everyone there.
- On the second voyage, Sindbad is marooned on an island, but with the help of a giant bird, he is able to collect many diamonds before returning home.
- Here also, around 10 villages have been marooned and are being provided rations from the air.
- He described to two children how he and a heathen landowner, out fishing, had been marooned on a rock during a storm.
- On the way to South America, the ship sinks and he is marooned on an island.
- The only thing that had kept him from going insane when he was marooned was the beauty of the island.
- A few minutes later the ship was sailing away north, knowing that they might be marooning their shipmates with them, but knowing that they had no other choice.
- Having abandoned England she is marooned in a country with which her native country is at war.
- Journalists who flew ten nautical miles up the river mouth saw between 500 and 1000 marooned people.
- Earlier this year he spoke of the irony of having so many women interested in him when he is marooned on the island.
- His vessels, rotted by shipworm, were abandoned in Jamaica, where Columbus was marooned for a year.
- There were several landslides in the area, where four workers were marooned.
- The book opens with the introduction of a small group of English boys that are marooned on an island.
- Ostensibly it is the story of a group of schoolboys marooned on a desert island who revert to being as savage as their forbears.
- She stumbled on to an island where she was marooned.
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