In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(look/words) (lleno) de reproche
- My mother's face floated to mind, a pale reproachful moon, at her last and first visit to the asylum since my twentieth birthday.
- Inger turned reproachful blue eyes on her husband.
- ‘Yum,’ Kimberly grinned sarcastically, and was met with a reproachful look from Gabe.
- For a moment she stood still, looking at him with reproachful fear in her wide blue eyes.
- I asked Dad, and he turned and gave me a reproachful look.
- Dema nodded his agreement and shot Alex a reproachful look as if she was breaking her promise.
- Vague, reproachful thoughts for all the remote and immediate luxury of his life passed through his mind.
- Jeremy was looking at Blade in a slightly reproachful manner.
- His comments always held a reproachful tone, even when he tried to be dear.
- But now, she grew reproachful and distant with Rhiannon, and Rhiannon knew quite well why.
- It is on this point that the reproachful farmers differ with Ellis.
- The other half quaked, disturbed by the glowering lines of his face, the reproachful glare of his obsidian eyes.
- And when Uncle Sean met Melonie and Mike, he didn't seem the least reproachful that they were my friends.
- Silently I looked up at her with a reproachful glance, trying at least for a little pity and only succeeding in finding that the spark of respect had disappeared.
- But I knew all those words were somehow reproachful, and that Aunt Jane and Mum were probably talking about me.
- Felldeten turned horrified eyes on her, reproachful, betrayed.
- At times the illustrations serve as reproachful comment on the inauthenticity of Longfellow's fanciful creation.
- She looked at him with reproachful eyes and he looked at her with disgust and anger.
- The thin-lipped reproachful glance, the bohemian toss of the head, the casual business with the cigarette case - they are all in evidence.
- While a reproachful raspberry goes to their Windows counterparts.
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