In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hablar entre dientesfarfullardon't mumble, I can't hear a word! — ¡habla claro / no hables entre dientes, que no te oigo!
1he always mumbles his words — habla mascullando / entre dientes
- he mumbled an apology — farfulló / masculló una disculpa
- I heard Katie and Juliette mumbling to each other about remembering the street, and I saw Tommy eyeing everyone and everything.
- When I hear people mumbling away about what a terrible world this is to bring children into, I want to spit.
- While asleep, victims are often heard mumbling, ‘It's not fair, it's not fair.’
- There was no easy answer, and I mumbled some rubbish about looking for a last-minute bargain.
- I could hear him mumbling something and then there was silence.
- I mumble a noncommittal reply and decide not to mention the TV series I present.
- Brandon mumbled an inaudible reply before seating himself at the breakfast bar.
- They mumbled quietly to each other for the rest of the journey.
- Though, once the lights were out, before I fell asleep, all I could hear was Maggie mumbling to herself and rolling around in bed so I just assumed she was asleep.
- Embarrassed, all he could manage was mumble an incoherent reply.
- From the bunk room, they heard Joey mumbling in his sleep.
- I tried to see what was going on but I couldn't focus all I saw was blurry figures and all I could hear was mumbling.
- If you can't hum quietly, then mumble loudly these wallopy words under your breath.
- She heard him mumble something indistinct, and he tried to spit at her, but his aim left a lot to be desired.
- The man began mumbling quietly under his breath.
- Curious onlookers soon went back to their work, mumbling quietly to themselves.
- I have my speaker set on high - I can hear mumbling, but I cannot discern or understand what it is he is saying, at all.
- Lisa mumbled a reply as she chewed on a pen, and William went on with what he wanted.
- He kept mumbling indistinctly to himself… I couldn't understand most of it.
- So don't be surprised if you hear me mumble: ‘Would you like fries with that?’
1he spoke in a mumble — hablaba farfullando
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