In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(taste/drink/bath) refrescante(sleep) reparador(honesty/enthusiasm) reconfortanteit's a refreshing change to see a woman in charge — es alentador / da gusto ver que por una vez es una mujer la que está al frente
- Donnie Darko is an inventive and refreshing change from most teen movies and gives hope to those who are looking for something with a little more feeling and intelligence.
- Participants spoke with refreshing candor about the things that were most important to them.
- How refreshing to read about a famous person who is normal and intelligent!
- Light, fruity, exceptionally unfussy and clean, this is a refreshing lunchtime wine for summer - and a welcome addition to any cellar.
- You do not go to a counter to check in; you relax in a rattan chair as one smiling staff member brings you a cool drink, another a refreshing towel and yet another passes you the registration form to sign.
- You will also notice a refreshing difference in your work process, as you grab and paste images into your documents with the ease previously reserved for text.
- This might make them stupid, as well as noble, but it has always been a refreshing point of difference.
- This is a hugely refreshing exhibition, inspiring in its honesty and lacking the contrived feel of so many group shows.
- But for most people, the most popular beach activity remains lying in the sun with a refreshing drink next to them, soaking up the sunshine.
- And it's refreshing to find an artist who refuses to give in to bitterness and resentment.
- Here are some easy, tasty, refreshing drinks and snacks you can make.
- It is said that drinking the refreshing water has a rejuvenating effect.
- Carry the cloths in a plastic bag in your backpack for a refreshing and stimulating energy boost.
- Teenage boys often make newspaper headlines for all the wrong reasons, so it makes a refreshing change to be able to report on the good deeds of one such lad.
- Spray from the water hit her face and felt refreshing on her skin.
- In these days and times it's quite refreshing to see people that enjoy it so much.
- Such an attitude from a developer is most welcome and it must be said makes a refreshing change.
- Walking over to the stream, we kneel down for a refreshing drink.
- The Gospel she shared with me was like a refreshing breeze in a sweltering summer.
- Some of the fans' remarks are quite refreshing to hear, due to the level of enthusiasm displayed.
- It is also a poignant and often funny drama based around two strong female characters, an unusual and refreshing choice for any genre.
- Whole dried berries can be soaked in water to produce a sour refreshing drink.
- To be honest, I found these incidents rather refreshing.
- It was so refreshing to see people smoke and drink with such blind enthusiasm.
- And all three flights I caught did leave and land on time, which makes a refreshing change.
- The ancient wells in the village are known for their cool and refreshing spring water.
- After the first creamy flush, their milk settles down and is made into soft fresh cheese with a refreshing chalky tang.
- There's nothing more refreshing than a bowl of strawberries on a hot summer afternoon.
- I ordered some more refreshing green tea and casually asked the young girl who served us where the toilets were.
- She was full of wonderfully refreshing oddities that I am still learning to appreciate.
- The drive was a pleasant one, and the breeze was indeed refreshing.
- Breathing hurt at first, but each breath became less painful and more refreshing than the last.
- But I wanted to take a moment to tell you that I think your blog really interesting - and refreshing - on a number of fronts.
- That's an entirely different kind of challenge, and it's very refreshing.
- It's refreshing to see some honesty from the media.
- Their appeal for the wine drinker is that they are a refreshing and stimulating reminder of the passing of the seasons, a sort of liquid harvest tradition.
- I find your honesty quite refreshing, and your insults do not offend me.
- It certainly gives me a refreshing feeling, much different from practising inside.
- This drink is fruity, sour, refreshing and not too sweet.
- Unconventional use of materials, interesting lines and concepts and outside of the box thinking make this a very stimulating and refreshing building.
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