In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(road/hands/boots/floor) lleno de barro(hands/road/floor/boots) lleno de lodo(hands/boots/floor/road) cubierto de barro(boots/floor/road/hands) cubierto de lodo(floor/boots/hands/road) enlodado(floor/road/hands/boots) embarrado(water) turbio(brown/green) suciothe river was muddy — el río iba revuelto
- An athletic boy with dark hair and muddy gray eyes like fish scales stood growling at him.
- It was a rainy day in London; the muddy streets were covered with sheets of icy water when Emma and her companions arrived.
- The graphics are dull and muddy at the best of times.
- Both battleships had been disabled, and settled on the muddy bottom of the harbour.
- Liberty knelt down in the mud, not caring if her jeans got all muddy.
- The ground was very muddy, but eventually they planted their crops and their animals began to reproduce.
- The well-behaved children sat on the floor, which when it rained, became muddy.
- He felt his stomach heave and nearly fell to his knees, his eyes going dark, muddy gray.
- The Angel's beautiful crimson eyes dulled into a muddy, maroon color.
- Yes, that seemed impossible for brown eyes - green can glow, blue can glow, but never dull muddy brown.
- She looked at the men's muddy boots on her clean floor and shuddered.
- There are no obvious image defects, but often the image is muddy and dull.
- I don't mind getting a bit muddy.
- You can leave your muddy boots there and chuck your coat on the hook.
- If you hadn't followed me, you wouldn't be all muddy.
- Fawn and slate, with an occasional tinge of a dark, muddy purple-brown give almost the only respite from black, white and grey.
- She joked about some muddy footprints left by her husband on the driveway.
- Oranges and reds are slightly muddy, but yellows are clean and clear.
- Whilst on our walk up a very muddy road, I realised I had lost the postcard.
- The floor hadn't been cleaned in years and muddy footprints clung to the lino.
- I think the blue wash that old ladies use looks bright white to them, whereas bright white looks like a dingy, muddy yellow.
- She kicked, propelling herself forward and down until her fingers brushed the muddy bottom.
- He reached and roughly grabbed the young boy's muddy blond hair, muddy as in dark not mud, and he pulled it tightly and yanked the boy close to him.
- And as snow melts it soaks into the bales or makes the ground muddy.
- In the Great Court as I stumbled out the strong blue sky, the bright white cladding seemed pallid, muddy and dull around me.
- Too much Worcestershire or hot sauce will make the drink muddy and too spicy.
- Overall, the volume is attractively produced, with only a few typos and photographs that were muddy and dark.
- I got all muddy and it didn't hurt any more.
- I slid down the bank into a muddy puddle and entered the sheltered area.
- She ran across the fields and down a path, which was a dark red muddy color now.
- As well as the debris scattered around the worktops, muddy footprints covered the whole kitchen.
- I can't rake up the leaves from the grass yet - it's far too muddy and wet for that.
- The muddy yellows and dark reds are unfortunate hallmarks of DLP projectors.
- Her eyes are a dark, muddy brown, and there are bags even bigger than the ones under my eyes under hers.
- And he walked off, dragging his feet in the muddy puddles of rain.
- Then I ended up in the muddy drainage ditch, so I was in a word, filthy.
- I hate how that brown color in it makes my orange hair look muddy.
- If it had a physical color, it would probably be a muddy red mixed with dark, dull browns and purple.
- Instead of muddy red, his uniform was now dark green.
- She is wearing gold loafers that seem oddly bright on the muddy blue carpet.
1(make muddy)(carpet/floor) llenar de barro(carpet/floor) llenar de lodo(carpet/floor) embarraryou've muddied your shoes — te has manchado de barro / te has embarrado los zapatos
2(make unclear)(water) enturbiarto muddy the issue — enredar / enmarañar las cosas
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