In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stream)arroyo masculineriachuelo masculine
- It took her to a small rivulet that branched off from the main rush of the creek.
- Tracing the rivulet a hundred paces from the highway, she found the spring that fed it.
- Arthur was the first one to greet the rivulet; nearly falling off the ten-foot cliff edge that dangled it's face over the waters of the creek.
- She felt frozen, rooted to her chair, beads of sweat forming and pouring in tiny rivulets down her back.
- Tilting his canvases at steep angles, Ross drips thin pigmented rivulets from top to bottom.
- The titanium container smashed into the ground, and a small rivulet of fuchsia trickled out.
- It is possible to swallow, but expect the odd rivulet of saliva to escape down your chin.
- Stubbornly, he rolled over and refused to wake, a thin rivulet of droll dripping from his chin.
- Beads of perspiration rolled merrily along my hairline and flowed down the shallow rivulet between eye and nose.
- Her stockings are ruined and a rivulet of blood trickles from one of her knees.
- Several rivulets of the water spread toward the perimeter of the room.
- The liquid coursed down the fabric in rivulets and emptied into a semicircular metal basin below, producing the murmurous sound of a steady downpour.
- The overall presentation of Hero is so tastefully restrained that a tiny rivulet of blood is all that ever flows after a fighter is mortally wounded.
- In one he mixed oil-and water-based paint to create tiny rivulets where the two come into contact.
- A small rivulet of water had come off from the main stream, and had formed a clear puddle about two feet across.
- A small rivulet of blood trailed down the screen.
- A permanent coating of titanium oxide causes rainwater to slide in cleansing sheets rather than in dirt-streaked rivulets.
- Some of the liquid evaporates with a soft hiss; the rest descends in sad rivulets.
- Things that Ramis thinks are funny - such as sweat pouring in rivulets off a basketball player's face - don't work, and the saccharine sweet ending strikes the wrong note.
- Some of the liquids spilled out onto the gallery floor in small puddles and rivulets.
- The sun falling upon my back has turned the dampness beneath my hair to wet, a tiny rivulet of sweat trickling down my spine.
- At one point, Parry struck himself in the face, and for the rest of the set he performed with a thin rivulet of blood running down his cheek.
- He wiped upwards from where the rivulet of blood was running down his arm and up to the puncture.
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