In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cloth)paño mortuorio masculinea pall of smoke — una cortina de humo
- to cast a pall on / over sth — empañar algo
- There were immense black plumes at each corner and a black velvet pall covered the coffin.
- Ultimately, the only recognition Railton received was to see the bloodstained Union Jack he had used as a pall for temporary burials lowered over the coffin of the Unknown Warrior in the Abbey.
- For his funeral the Archbishop's pall was borne by Sheffield steelworkers to his last resting place in the old churchyard in Bishopthorpe.
- He had a deep-seated loathing of the panoply of the Victorian funeral: mummers, mutes, plumes, palls, and all.
- During the mass, they covered the coffin with a pall, some kind of cloth. we took it off on the way out the door to the church, and then draped the American flag over his coffin.
2US(bier)andas feminineparihuelas feminine
1hacerse pesadohis jokes began to pall on us — sus chistes empezaron a aburrirnos
- It all falls apart when each gratification palls in the face of mindless repetition.
- Her first enchantment with the dazzling array had quickly palled.
- The concept starts to flag after a while, as Max's smooth chat palls before repeated atrocities.
- But its extravagant sorrows and symphonic self-seriousness soon palled.
- What never palls, however, is the revelation of lifestyle and the personal family saga.
- But the atmosphere soon palls as you're forced to follow a predetermined path through ALL the store's departments before you can check out.
- Oliver becomes someone to whom things happen and his innate goodness and innocence palls when he's surrounded by so many more vibrant and colourful characters.
- The stories never palled and the joy of reading them never faded.
- There is, of course, a limit to how gripping a narration of running up a stairway can be, and this over-descriptive style palls after a while.
- Eating out every night wasn't on, both for financial reasons and because even the best restaurant food palls after a while.
- But for one man at least, the role of cheerless automaton seems to be palling.
- Tea has stayed with me as a drug of choice where others have palled or become unobtainable.
- These days the only things I combine are various sorts of books, something that is good for my liver and, moreover, ensures my reading never palls.
- But I want only this one night, for I am tired, and the game sometimes palls.
- Perhaps England is beyond description, a country so unsure of its place in the world now that its present palls in comparison with its imperial past.
- So when the retail experience palls, you can go on safari.
- But, surprisingly for someone who has experience of the former Soviet Union, Roxburgh overlooks the fact that the attractions of capitalism have palled for many people in the former socialist bloc.
- However, I found the noise palled after a while.
- Occasionally, the sheer weight of detail palls, though Yates's style is always light and accessible.
- But such intensity quickly palled, and the Fitzgeralds grew disenchanted with the life they were leading.
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