In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hongo masculine Latin Americaseta feminine Spaincallampa feminine Chilemasculine champiñónto spring up like mushrooms — aparecer / brotar como callampas
- [as modifier] mushroom soup — crema de champiñones
- Natural colours - pebble, mushroom and lilac - soften the industrial core and contrast well with the metal staircase that links the gallery floors.
- Soft, pale colors such as creamy Olay white; pale grays with a slight hint of blue, yellow or green; mushroom beiges that are clean and fresh.
- Mine was painted a kind of pale mushroom colour, with a burgundy couch.
- I could see black mushrooms of smoke where the shells exploded.
- Fifty years on and technology seems to have leapt on by generations as you see the mushroom shaped cloud of the first nuclear test bomb rising high above the New Mexico desert.
- The decor is trendy and minimalist, with a lot of cream and mushroom shades used, giving it an appearance that is somewhat similar to another nearby wine bar.
- Two mushrooms of smoke rose in the sky, about five hundred meters away, and melded together.
- A boy about my age with pale skin and white mushroom cut hair with freckles covering his face caught me and then set me on the ground.
- A mushroom of smoke and flames was billowing up into the clear sky.
- Secretly, I wished that a mushroom cloud-style explosion could have occurred, resulting in a spot fire.
1(grow, increase rapidly)(population/town/business) crecer rápidamenteaparecer como hongosbrotar como hongosaparecer como callampas Chilebrotar como callampas Chilemultiplicarseit has mushroomed into a multimillion-dollar business — se ha convertido de la noche a la mañana en un negocio multimillonario
- a mushrooming population/city — una población/ciudad que crece desenfrenadamente
2(form mushroom shape)formar un hongo
3(gather mushrooms)to go mushrooming — ir a buscar hongos
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