In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1enmarañado y apelmazado
- I hugged the dead dog and cried a gallon of tears into its matted fur, begging it to wake up.
- So I began to pull the debris out of my matted hair, just for something to do.
- It's crumbling to pieces, and it's about as long as my forearm, brown with matted fur, with round little ears on top.
- Her hair was matted and messy and her dress was haphazard.
- Anna sunk down onto the steps and hugged her dog tightly, feeling the sticky, matted fur cling to her hands.
- The sun was making its way into the sky and was falling though the shattered windows giving light to the matted dust on the floor and the covered furniture.
- His matted hair looks like it hasn't been washed for months and he smells like a damp rug.
- She then dried out her matted hair until it became a fuzzy red color.
- His bony limbs still had the tatters of his clothes hanging from them; his matted hair still clung stubbornly to his skull.
- Her normally pristine white hair was matted and stringy and streaked with gray.
- When I walked into the shower freezing cold water soaked me, making my wild, matted hair stick to my head.
- Pedestrians gasped and moved their children out of the way, far from the mad demon that had matted fur and wild eyes.
- He slipped back into his clothes and fixed his matted hair.
- He threw back his matted hair that reached halfway down his back, the slightly warm water sending relief through his aching muscles.
- Smoothing the sweat - matted hair off his brow, she felt her despair ebb away in the face of her growing determination.
- She twisted her finger around a piece of her matted hair.
- Pushing her matted hair off her forehead, she got out of bed.
- She reached down to gently smooth the matted hair from his brow.
- His shirt was torn, his bow tie squinty and matted hair fell over his face.
- Tears rolled down his dirt - streaked face from under a long mass of matted, dirty red hair.
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