In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ponerplantificar informalshe plunked herself down onto the sofa — se desplomó en el sofá
- They walked in, picked up their instruments and Nick started plinking and plunking at the piano.
- As a child, I took a few violin and piano lessons but never got past awkward plucking and plunking.
- All of a sudden, I heard someone coming into the room just as I was plunking down my drink on my shelf.
- Rudy laughed, plunking his beer glass on the bar.
- After bringing the food, the proprietor plunked down a linen-lined basket of the most excellent slices of still-warm baguette that I've had in Paris.
- That's all right; I was just plunking a few notes.
- The orphanage worker led her into his office, and she plunked down ten thousand dollars - in cash - on the desk.
- A second later he heard steps on the stairs, and popped his head over the back of the couch to see Kate plunking down the stairs fiddling with the straps on her dress.
- Father brought home an old harpsichord, and we even tried to teach ourselves how to play, sitting side by side in the parlor, my right hand and his left hand, plunking away at the keys.
- ‘Two pounds,’ Dad repeats, plunking the coins onto the counter in disbelief.
- I remember struggling to plunk out the tunes on the family piano.
- However, it's impossible not to be struck by the confidence of the production and the performers, who open the show as a ramshackle band plunking out a handful of traditional songs.
- It's her hometown, but she's as lost as if she'd been plunked down in the middle of a rainforest.
- She leans over, elbows plunking on the table, face falling into her hands.
- His fingers plunked dully on the wrong key, and the young man wrenched his attention away and resumed his disjointed playing to the end of the piece.
- A refill of coffee was plunked down in front of her.
- The tune plunked out on the pianoforte was ridiculously simple, and even then, Clara made many obvious mistakes, creating chords that were hurtful to the ear.
- Then get him a ride home, or failing that, plunk him on the nearest sofa.
- When she was four she sat down at the family piano and plunked out a shockingly respectable rendition of ‘Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.’
- ‘She never has any,’ David said, picking up an old worn acoustic that my grandfather gave me when I was a kid, and plunking through some tunes.
- Even during casual conversation he plunks out impromptu background music.
- However, landscaping with stones is not as easy as plunking down some rocks into the middle of a group of plants.
- Dominic picked me up off his lap and plunked me on the floor.
- There is no argument from him when aunties bundle him off to the house, to quickly change his clothes, and then plunk him onto the back seat of the car next to his mother.
- Chelsea, you could easily get pneumonia in this weather,’ I yelled, whipping off my baseball cap and plunking it on top of her head.
- And she is slowly plunking out the melody now, a pretty thing.
- Mr. Wilder headed upstairs for bed, and Kate wandered back over to her couch, plunking down in it and picking up her dog-eared book.
2(making harsh, heavy sound)she plunked away at the piano — aporreaba el piano informal
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