In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologypata femininefeminine garrafeminine zarpa
- I picked her up and, sure enough, all four paws were wet.
- An irritant was injected into the left hind paw of the pups to induce swelling.
- Access to water is always recommended, as is staying off the asphalt, which can burn an animal's paws.
- The dog had placed both front paws on her shoulders, knocking her down onto the grass of Hamilton Park.
- The river has chiselled the mountain face, making it resemble a lion's paw.
- Nontoxic ink was applied to the front and hind paws of each animal to allow for later analysis of locomotor activity.
- The feet of the throne are modeled after large catlike paws without claws.
- After the terrier cornered the rat, all Padlin saw was a commotion of claws, paws, and teeth.
- Once, I heard something scuffling inside one of the forbidden rooms, as if a cat or other animal was scratching their paws over the walls.
- The pads on the lions' paws make very comfortable velvet cushions for them to rest their heads on.
- A white cat with bright eyes was curled upon the doorstep, meticulously licking its little paws.
- With a grimace, Olivia glares down at her suit jacket, rubbing the wet paw marks.
- The animal left a large paw print in mud near houses at Beaumont Chase yesterday afternoon.
- Ian remembered him best lying in his basket beneath the kitchen table, paws clawing sleepily at his pale blue blanket.
- The cat looked up from its toys and stretched out its paws to claw at the ragged arm of an old chair.
- The bear's expression darkened as he grumpily stood up on all four paws.
- Suddenly he sat down and started licking his paws, a portrait of innocence.
- The mastiff began licking its paw, not taking its eyes from us.
- Poachers also sell bear paws as food and fur for clothing or rugs.
- She strode up to the cat's right front paw, and began to stroke it.
2derogatory, informal(hand)manaza feminine derogatory informalzarpa feminine derogatory informal
- Want to stop boosters from getting their greasy, grubby paws on the game?
- Her paws were tied palm to palm, with not only a rope around her wrist, but with string binding finger to finger as well.
- You opened up the fridge and pulled out every piece of meat you can get your little paws on.
- Don't just read a recipe book, read as many books as you can get your grubby paws on.
- He wanted to pluck it from the man's paw - he even pictured himself doing it - but his limbs refused to propel him towards it.
- The filthy maggot has his paws all over her prized weapon!
- 'Get your filthy paws off her,' I think as anger sweeps through my body but it is shortly replaced with a desire.
- At once he stepped forward to proffer his filthy paw.
- Get your filthy little paws on CD-ROMs featuring these sirens of British media culture.
- Jimmy dropped his rifle and held his paws over his ears as he rolled around on the grass.
1(animal) tocar con la patato paw the ground — piafar
- The glorious creature pawed the ground with it's silver hooves and snorted deep of the cold air.
- The blood bay stallion was pawing through the snow to the little thatches of dead grass below.
- She faced it as it began to paw at the ground and lower its head to charge.
- She reared, pawing at the air, and slammed her hooves to earth, panting.
- The units are smoothly animated both in combat and when just standing around, as horses paw the ground and archers play with their bows.
- The bull pawed the ground and tossed his mighty horns.
- Silverwing looked away, her hooves pawing nervously at the ground.
- He looked about through the chilled air, pawing at the moist earth beneath him.
- Kat peaked through her closed eye lids to see a little black kitten pawing at her feet.
- A magnificent white stallion reared, hooves pawing at the air as it tossed its brilliant white mane and landed gently on the grass beneath its feet.
- Jonah saw several of the creatures pawing at the air and shaking their heads.
- Mesa cringed, as the strong creature pawed the water and rocks nervously.
- Two fine, brown horses anxiously pawed at the cobblestone as Julius lent his hand to help me in.
- Juno looked around and saw that Riddle was right, for the two horses were pawing at the ground in agitation.
- Horses pawed the ground anxiously as the warriors gathered.
- The horse snorted, pawing the loosely packed dirt in the stable aisle.
- Her whole body is shaking in anger, and reminds me of a bull pawing the ground before it charges.
- The kitten merely pawed at his chest, trying to find the source of the rumbling.
- She fell backwards, laughing hysterically as the kittens pawed at her nose and tugged on her hair.
2derogatory(person) manosear derogatory(person) toquetear derogatory
- Left alone for a moment in her room, I quickly pawed through the perfume bottles on her glass-and-gilt vanity tray, eager to see what the other half was spritzing.
- I was slowly going mad with joy and trying my best to keep looking normal, pawing a CD every now and then.
- She was pawing at the camera and seemed oblivious to it all.
- I wanted something aggressive; I began pawing through my CDs.
- She zipped open the duffel bag, pawing through it.
- Little grubby children rushed past her, pawing her dress, of which they had never seen such quality.
- I wasn't about to let people go around pawing a holy artifact like it was just any old piece of junk.
- Desdemona locks it, then begins pawing the mirror.
- I'm there often, greedily pawing their goods, and adding things constantly to my wish list.
- Back at my desk, I slowly pawed through all of my belongings.
- Before I left the house today, I pawed through a box for some old unused show prep from the Diner days.
- I wander round looking like a lost child pawing things for a while, and then panic and pick up something which neither fits nor suits me.
- We killed time here and there, and I found myself in a store pawing through the sale shirts.
- I didn't stop pawing through my bag in search of Kleenex but looked up from my seat on the bench.
- He was pawing playfully with one of her dangly earrings.
- Kassa sat on the sofa nervously twiddling her thumbs; Vlad sat beside her lazily pawing her hair.
- This morning I was pawing through my jumbled collection of socks, looking for a match to an olive one I had already plucked from the drawer.
- We drive into town quick for something and return to find neighbors pawing through the stuff, thinking it was a yard sale.
- Yes, I'm aware they are online but I like to go in and paw the merchandise.
- Now all three of my best friends are pawing through my underwear.
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