In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(skin/sky) enrojecerse(sky/skin) ponerse rojo(sky/skin) ruborizarse(skin/sky) ponerse colorado(sky/skin) ponerse rojo(skin/sky) sonrojarse
- It made his father redden and his brothers blanch.
- The boy reddened slightly, ‘He would have sent me in a huge company, the way you send old people, or infants.’
- I blushed and reddened even further when Heath winked at me before walking off to class.
- I could see him flush and redden, even in the dark.
- The boys reddened, but unfortunately held their ground.
- He was reddening as every second passed, and his brows were creased.
- And then he'd come over, and she'd reddened, feeling as if he'd been able to see where her thoughts had been to.
- Abby smirked at them, to which Kate just reddened slightly.
- Michael reddened, and Pete turned away, seething.
- The young captain reddened imperceptibly, and his smile got wider.
- A titter of giggles issued from everyone as Amy reddened.
- I felt my cheeks turning hot, as in seriously hot, and at the corner of my eye, saw Josh redden slightly.
- Aidan shrugged and turned away from him, but Darren saw her face redden as she blushed.
- She reddened a bit before responding, ‘No really, I have never taken anything without paying.’
- Christopher reddened and he hastily took a step backward.
- Ryan reddened in his light anger and embarrassment.
- Pamela reddened, looked down and shook her head.
- He bowed at the waist as Sandra reddened, then sped off down the hallway.
- The black-haired boy reddened slightly, but he turned back to the nurse and nodded.
- Kate completely reddened at his acknowledgment of his presence in their conversation.
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