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
- Suddenly he sat down and started licking his paws, a portrait of innocence.
- The pads on the lions' paws make very comfortable velvet cushions for them to rest their heads on.
- Poachers also sell bear paws as food and fur for clothing or rugs.
- 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.
- After the terrier cornered the rat, all Padlin saw was a commotion of claws, paws, and teeth.
- Access to water is always recommended, as is staying off the asphalt, which can burn an animal's paws.
- I picked her up and, sure enough, all four paws were wet.
- Nontoxic ink was applied to the front and hind paws of each animal to allow for later analysis of locomotor activity.
- The cat looked up from its toys and stretched out its paws to claw at the ragged arm of an old chair.
- With a grimace, Olivia glares down at her suit jacket, rubbing the wet paw marks.
- She strode up to the cat's right front paw, and began to stroke it.
- Ian remembered him best lying in his basket beneath the kitchen table, paws clawing sleepily at his pale blue blanket.
- 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 bear's expression darkened as he grumpily stood up on all four paws.
- The animal left a large paw print in mud near houses at Beaumont Chase yesterday afternoon.
- The feet of the throne are modeled after large catlike paws without claws.
- A white cat with bright eyes was curled upon the doorstep, meticulously licking its little paws.
- The mastiff began licking its paw, not taking its eyes from us.
- An irritant was injected into the left hind paw of the pups to induce swelling.
2derogatory, informal(hand)manaza feminine derogatory informalzarpa feminine derogatory informal
- The filthy maggot has his paws all over her prized weapon!
- You opened up the fridge and pulled out every piece of meat you can get your little paws on.
- Jimmy dropped his rifle and held his paws over his ears as he rolled around on the grass.
- At once he stepped forward to proffer his filthy paw.
- 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.
- Want to stop boosters from getting their greasy, grubby paws on the game?
- Don't just read a recipe book, read as many books as you can get your grubby paws on.
- Her paws were tied palm to palm, with not only a rope around her wrist, but with string binding finger to finger as well.
- 'Get your filthy paws off her,' I think as anger sweeps through my body but it is shortly replaced with a desire.
- Get your filthy little paws on CD-ROMs featuring these sirens of British media culture.
1(animal) tocar con la patato paw the ground — piafar
2derogatorymanosear derogatorytoquetear derogatory
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