In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sobresalir por encima dethe crag that overhangs the north face — el peñasco que sobresale por encima de la cara norte
- willow trees overhang the lake — unos sauces se inclinan sobre el lago
1sobresalirhe tried to grab an overhanging branch — trató de agarrarse de una rama que colgaba por encima
1saliente masculinesaliente feminine Latin America(of roof) alero masculineMotor Vehicles voladizo masculine
- We swoop down a canyon to see fronds of black coral growing beneath a slight overhang.
- To find some colour, I settle to looking beneath overhangs and under boulders
- At one point, a huge puffer vied for attention with an even bigger hogfish, while an eagle ray dug into the sand beneath an overhang of soft corals.
- She walked beneath the overhang, and stepped up the curb.
- If you're lucky an eagle ray might cruise past, or you could find a turtle snoozing beneath an overhang.
- They stood beneath the overhang for a moment, then stepped out into the rain.
- The bandits looked up to see a teenage boy hanging by his feet from the overhang.
- Voices sounded loud and hard beneath the concrete overhang.
- Turtles rest on the reef top or on ledges beneath coral overhangs, though they can often be seen cruising along the reef edge.
- Looking towards the mountain above, he saw an overhang with a ledge below it containing a large nest.
- The rocks are slightly undercut, with small shrimps and anemones beneath the overhangs.
- Her mother pulled the van to a stop beneath the overhang.
- Hanging from an overhang by a bare knuckle with not so much as a carabiner, let alone a safety net to halt your fall, I hear you gasp.
- He tethered the horses in a cleft beneath the overhang and went to cut some pine boughs.
- Adam stalked beneath the porch overhang, headed for his horse.
- The roof overhang does not extend the living accommodation and the external width is otherwise only 1 inch in excess of the statutory limit.
- Rick had been hoping to show me some caves beneath the overhang.
- The foxes aren't thought to dig much - they live in dens under bushes or rock overhangs.
- After installing the bolt, I clipped it with a short sling to allow the rope to run freely beneath the overhang.
- Twisting beneath waterfalls and rocky overhangs, an unprotected drop-off to near certain death is a constant travel companion.
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