In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of rain)golpeteo masculinerepiqueteo masculinethe pitter-patter of little feet — pasitos de niño masculine
- Sure, there likely won't be any pitter-patter of little feet coming from that marriage, but so what?
- The big applause he received drowned out the pitter-patter of his feet.
- The air was full of pen scratches, clashes of minds, books being taken off and placed back onto shelves, and of the pitter-patter of soft footfalls.
- Swarming follows with dancing vibes shadowed by the pitter-patter of an unpredictable electronic insect.
- Grandmama, I hear the pitter-patter of footsteps.
- It was a weak attempt to disguise the fluttering sensation in her stomach, the joyous pitter-patter of her heart, those oh-so confusing thoughts she found she didn't quite understand.
- The pitter-patter of the monsoon might be a long wait ahead, but with a number of brightly painted umbrellas crowding its walls, this is a downpour of a different kind.
- I listened to the rain pitter-patter on the roof of the theatre.
- Just then small pitter-patter of feet could be heard just above Turk's head.
- I could hear a soft pitter-patter of footsteps near the entrance of the hut.
- Then she heard it: the soft pitter-patter of footsteps crunching through the snow behind her.
- I was about to flee when I heard the pitter-patter of Patti Labelle's ‘Lady Marmalade’ begin.
- The only sound I can hear is the soft pitter-patter of the rain against my window.
- Suddenly, like the soft scampering of a mouse, there came a pitter-patter of small feet.
- He croaked, his voice hoarse with the dampness, as a pitter-patter of soft raindrops danced over their heads.
- The rain started to run down harder, as the pitter-patter sounds of the showers got even louder.
- Beauty is a cold, cloudy day, where all you hear is the soft pitter-patter of the falling rain.
- Inevitably, though, the squeals and pitter-patter of the burgeoning rodent families increased, and I gave in.
- The soft pitter-patter of bare feet announced the arrival of the other two children in Nana's snug little foster home, nine-year-old Katriel and fourteen-year-old Nante.
- All the while, the pitter-patter of beats, the abstracted swish of rain-washed streets and murmur of German voices.
1the rain went pitter-patter on the window — la lluvia golpeteaba la ventana / repiqueteaba en la ventana
- his heart went pitter-patter as he approached her door — el corazón le latía con fuerza al acercarse a su puerta
- I think of you and my heart goes pitter-patter across the floor.
1(rain) golpetear(rain) repiquetear
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