In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(butter/ice) derretirse(wax/metal) fundirsethe candy melted in his mouth — el caramelo se le deshizo / se le disolvió en la boca
- Temperatures are climbing, sea levels are rising, Antarctica is thawing - and these are just the tip of the rapidly melting iceberg.
- The blizzards had ceased three days ago and the remaining snow was swiftly melting away in the face of the late January sun.
- The debris protects the ice from melting and sustains a thin body of ice that would otherwise have melted away.
- Mixed with melting snow, people had to walk on footpaths covered by dark water.
- This snow didn't melt as soon as it touched you… it stuck to your skin and sat there before slowly melting away.
- Wildlife is scarce in the region this time of year but will return when the snow melts this spring and summer.
- Volcanism can have a large effect on the dating of any particular sample, of course, because when a rock melts it will release the gasses trapped in the rock matrix and therefore restart the atomic clock.
- They need no more than a brushing of oil, and the briefest encounter with the hot surface, and they turn all brown and crunchy on the outside, green, tender and melting within.
- Rather than melting away like normal frost, the coldness lingered where Bruetar had grasped the hilt of the sword.
- Stones dropped from melting Canadian icebergs have been found in sea sediments off the coast of Portugal.
- Add the Stilton, milk and cream and heat gently stirring often until the Stilton has melted and the soup is hot.
- Plastic bags are no good because they would melt.
- It was all covered in white frost, glinting and melting away with the first rays of the sun, making it a perfect picture for a postcard.
- White snow gently fell onto the glass of the skylight, melting away.
- I smell something strange and find the smoke alarm melted on the stove.
- I have used Italian Taleggio, French Cantal and Swiss Gruyère, and even goat's cheese on one occasion, to melt over the tender potatoes.
- Once before in Shanghai, I had gone to see some ice sculptures in an exhibition but a huge cold-air blower had to be used to protect the sculptures from melting away.
- I plan to go every available weekend until the snow melts away.
- If you need emergency water, melt the snow first and then drink liquid water.
- New research reveals that the rapidly melting glaciers are even changing the shape of the planet, making the earth more oblate than spherical.
2(become mild, gentle)(person) ablandarse(anger) desaparecerhe melted in her arms — se derritió en sus brazos
- And the way she had - her demeanor with people, it just - it causes people to melt.
- I could feel his breath on my lips and suddenly I was melting.
- It was a smile Elizabeth had never seen on her husband's face before; one so full of love and tenderness that her heart melted.
- But he's also a compassionate, caring man whose heart melts for people who are suffering
- Debbie Harry sang the final verse and chorus in French, and a million teenage boys melted.
- How have the readership gains melted away so quickly?
- As they vanished behind the trees that surrounded the park, I felt rather strange, as if 60 years had just melted away.
- The popular theory has it that these problems have melted away as the country has prospered.
- In an instant every trace of fox had melted away.
- Without another word, he vanished, melted away into the shadows, which slowly began to dissolve.
- The press coverage was disapproving but still fairly low-key; few columnists rushed to respond and, in the end, the story melted away like a bad smell.
- In only two elections the whole of that lead has melted away.
- But the armies melted away under the crushing superiority of the enemy.
- After listening to a five-minute speech outside County Hall - empty of staff for the bank holiday - they melted away as peacefully as they had come.
- The next, she is melting and vulnerable, taking a deserted 14-year-old kid called Volodya under her wing and showing him what best friends are for.
- I looked into her green eyes and felt like I was melting.
- The impish smile that had not left his face for the past hour melted away.
- Although Liz melts for Shaun's sudden charismatic evolution, the most touching relationship in the film is between the two best friends.
- The bad blood between them melted away with the band's delight that the musical chemistry was intact.
- Davis grinned inanely as his support melted away.
- I would just look into his beautiful eyes and melt.
- When he cupped her cheek with his other hand in a tender concerned way, she tried desperately not to melt.
- His militia has either melted away or been killed or captured.
- Her eyes looked deep into his and softened in that loving way that always made him melt.
- The mining town that was once here has melted away, leaving the classic two-storey pub, with its pretty wooden veranda, sitting alone in a gentle fold of the hills.
- She looked up at Harris and felt as if she was melting.
- Jadelyn followed his gaze and nearly melted at the tenderness with which he looked at his sister and how protective he was of her.
- He and Qi share no chemistry - she bakes him some madeleines after he rescues her from the bad guys and suddenly we're supposed to believe this hardened soldier melts like the pastry in his mouth.
- Sometimes I can seem a little hard, but show warmth and I soon melt.
- Although many sceptics of global warming have melted away in recent years, some eminent ones remain.
- Rowena's frown melted away as she sensed the air cooling dramatically.
- Although there were minor differences between the voices of boy and girl soloists, these melted away in a choir, said Professor Howard.
- He looked into my eyes and I felt like I was melting.
- Opening the lid, Zoe's cold heart almost melted completely.
- Carly's voice seemed to fade out with the rest of the world, melting away like butter in a microwave.
- It was hours before they finished filming and the crowds out outside melted away so the pair of us could leg it home.
- With the price artificially high, demand for that labor melted away.
- And despite herself, Matilda gives in to Ric's charm - she's totally melting for the guy!
- She was used to people melting at the mere sight of her brother.
- He was melting as he put an arm across her bare shoulders.
3to melt into sth
- her grimace melted into a smile — la mueca se le transformó en sonrisa
- they melted into the crowd — se perdieron en la muchedumbre
- he just melts into the background — pasa desapercibido
- the scenes melt into one another — las escenas se funden unas con otras
2(make gentle, compassionate)their cries melted her heart — su llanto la conmovió
- Also included are keema and peas with naan bread, vine tomato and mozzarella melt, tuna salad and chicken curry.
- My favorite cheat meal is a patty melt, but the restaurant versions have way too much fat.
- He ordered himself a tuna melt, left his door open for other patients to stroll in and was back in uniform the next day.
- There is also a range of light meals (such as tuna melt or steak 'n' cheese sandwiches), plus desserts.
- I think about that as I chomp on my half of the melt, but Smith is still too busy talking to eat.
- Quite literally, they were covered in foil much like a tuna melt floundering in a microwave.
- Other items I spotted were toasted focaccia, chicken satay and roasted vegetables with cheese melt each for £2.99.
- We decided on the gyros and tuna melt.
- He's grabbed some hamburgers, coke, and for you Amber, I told him to get you water and a cheese melt.
- And so, for no good reason, on my first visit I ordered, of all things, a tuna melt, a meatball sub, and a roast beef sandwich.
- I was was eating a patty melt and fries on my sofa watching Letterman, so clearly I was home around midnight.
- Patty, the vegetarian, shared a tuna melt with Molly and later they felt ill.
- Hot Italian snacks, otherwise known as panini, came with chargrilled vegetables and mozzarella cheese or tuna melt.
- As the prices were so reasonable, daughter decided to skip the two-course special and chose the chicken and cranberry melt - light and tasty.
- I picked up a pressed penny for my sister, grabbed a fine lunch of lobster bisque and a crab melt, then went for Round Two, this time at Mohegan Sun.
- At present the most popular baguette is the chicken and cheese melt with lettuce and mayonnaise called Lisa after the customer who first ordered the filling.
- Ann spotted one of her favourites and asked for the tuna melt.
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