In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pasillo masculinecorredor masculinesecret passageway — pasadizo secreto masculine
- After he had gone in, she waited a few minutes before entering the narrow passageway.
- The quickest route from Wheatfield Way to the Market Place is via two shopping centres and a narrow passageway.
- They were backing slowly in the narrow passageway made by a bookcase and a wall.
- There are several narrow passageways; all the structures were tied into each other, with little or no room to go to the top of them.
- Gone were the piles of undifferentiated clutter, the narrow passageways, and the mysterious back room.
- Streams of clear water flowed down narrow passageways, some turning into houses to serve as a bath.
- Each had their own path and they glided on narrow passageways between each other, smiling or bowing but not impeding.
- The only break in the stockade is a narrow passageway that zigzags up the middle.
- They began to rub the side wall of the passageway in search for an indented area.
- The road there is carved out of the rock near the base of deep gorges and passes through grand arches and narrow passageways.
- He spoke of some secret passageways and rooms but didn't go into great detail.
- It is small, with a central room surrounding by passageways with terracotta walls.
- Next to the staircase going up to her room, there was a narrow passageway that led to a small circular room.
- Visitors are instead corralled through a narrow passageway into the uninviting realms of the zoo shop.
- Even the narrow passageways were clogged with piles of papers stuffed in among outworn printing presses.
- They turned back down the hill and rode through the narrow passageway into the city.
- The city was an astounding and eerie patchwork of room-sized caves interconnected by narrow, low passageways.
- If she was not mistaken, there was an entrance to a secret passageway somewhere in this room.
- There was a collapsed stairway to the bell-tower and two dark and narrow passageways out of the main chamber.
- The fight took place at night in a narrow passageway in Barnsley.
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