In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Lights from above illuminated the puddles of refuse and rain water.
- Amazingly I managed to avoid stepping in any really deep puddles and drowning.
- We splashed through little puddles and ankle deep bowls.
- At one point, he almost slipped in a greasy puddle of liquid.
- With recent heavy rains the ground is even more saturated now and massive puddles of rainwater cover a large percentage of the site.
- From a deep gash in her forehead, blood trickled down the side of her face and along her neck, spilling to the ground to form a small puddle of the red liquid.
- Lacy was left lying on the ground, in a puddle of mud, naturally.
- It lay in a puddle of rainwater on the asphalt ground.
- He was dripping water onto the ground, and there was a puddle of rain water forming around his feet.
- The morning sun shone brightly and its gaze reflected in the morning dew and puddles on the ground.
- Suddenly, a puddle of water pooled on the snowy ground, before Haywood's feet.
- I looked down to see that I was standing in a puddle of liquid that had not been there a minute before.
- To save their broods, they dig canals between dwindling puddles and deeper pools.
- We can teach them that a puddle of fresh rainwater is unpleasantly wet and cold or that playing in it can be fun.
- The puddles on the ground were opaque and black.
- Liquid puddles of god knows what all over the place.
- The street lights lit up the puddles on the roadsides as if they were pools of liquid light.
- They reached the power supply room to find puddles of blue liquid all over the floor.
- Little children carrying large bags and lunch baskets jump the two feet to the ground from the van, in the mornings, hop over puddles of rainwater, to streak into the classrooms.
- Rainwater resulted in puddles and kids merrily played with paper boats.
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