In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oscuridad femininea tall shape loomed up out of the murk — una figura alta surgió de entre las tinieblas
- She needed her time alone, away from the gloom and murk of a sickroom.
- Burst cattails and grass line the edge; the water is thick, a deep green murk, a beautiful green cocktail.
- The images palpitate between bleached brightness and murk.
- Household items like the blare of the telephone's ring and the oppressive murk of Plath's London lighting scheme distort in her mind to create a homespun hell.
- By diligently limiting the flashlight's movements during the exposures he gave the anemone a luminous vitality and kept the enveloping space murk.
- New York water is a special brew of ferocious currents, unforgiving temperatures, treacherous murk, and apocalyptic pollution.
- How did we expect to extract fish for four from this opaque murk?
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