In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The edges of the table were smooth and rounded, lacking any sort of symmetry, almost as if a puddle had been somehow solidified and turned into a table.
- The rounded corners and the smooth outline create an effect of completeness.
- Sitting there across from him on the blanket in the park, he couldn't resist brushing his fingers against her full rounded cheek.
- He walked to the rounded crown of the hill, he procured a metal box from his backpack, unhooking it from a solar battery, and set it down on the earth.
- Eventually the track petered out and he had to find his way by keeping the rounded summit of the opposite, Army-held hill behind his back.
- A typical element of this regional form is the shieldlike panel with rounded corners, upon which the face is carved in relief in the middle.
- The light grey plastic shell is reduced to simple flat planes, but the angularity is softened by rounded edges and corners.
- Just as the rounded curve of the lake, and the lodge came into view, they saw two shadows huddled together on a stump.
- But curved or rounded lines add a meandering, expansive quality to even the smallest garden.
- His eyes were light blue, his features finely rounded, his beard full and neat.
- The glossy grass rolled in gentle waves mimicking an ocean they would never see even perched so high up upon the rounded hill.
- There were fields on both sides of the hill and the boundary of the two properties was at the top of the gently rounded hill.
- The corners are rounded, and the polished, perfectly smooth upper surfaces broken only by the occasional drip or welt.
- Don't be fooled by smooth rounded corners of plastic disk enclosures.
- She had a rounded delicate face with full lips that, more often then not, were set in a vibrant smile.
- It had smooth, rounded lines tastefully accented with chrome.
- Sarai assembles her more recent works from branches roughly chiseled into repetitive series of rounded forms.
- His skin was perfectly smooth and white, covering high cheekbones, rounded shoulders and slightly jutting hips.
- She was like fire and light, warmth and perfection from the top of her curly red head, to the rounded curves of her body, to the soles of her long feet.
- The case itself is rather light, as would be expected with an aluminum case, and the brushed metal and rounded curves look great.
1.2(plump)(cheeks/face/figure) relleno(face/figure/cheeks) rellenito informal
- An element of tragedy that occurs has far less impact than it might have had in a more rounded picture.
- The drama would have felt much more rounded had the courtroom scene been the big finale.
- They give us a fresh and more rounded view of a woman who in her lifetime carefully edited her works to create the character she wanted.
- It is an absolutely horrible, filthy job but all part of my rounded development, I guess.
- Orafai gives the most fully rounded of the film's performances, displaying a weary dignity and grace under pressure that is moving.
- Carrying around a picture of a loved one can help us to remain more content, more rounded human beings.
- If the volume is kept down, this latter tendency can provide one with a more rounded and engaging picture of Weblog writers who one might not otherwise know well.
- There is a lack of balance that prevents the reader gaining a more rounded sense of Richter's achievement.
- He has taken the first step towards a more rounded and objective appraisal of an important statesman.
- In my experience, those who stall are often players who have not developed a rounded game.
- What you get here's a rounded picture - and it's all the better for it.
- His secret life was just that, too secret to ultimately be known and give a rounded picture of the man handsome and charismatic enough to be a pop star himself.
- The volume will help Yeats scholars to get a more rounded view of his literary output by showing how important was his work as a dramatist.
- The production throughout is rich and rounded: all sonorous bass-end and shimmering top.
- Some of her evidence, for example, gives us a much more rounded view of him.
- Both pictures spear the dark heart of human relationships, but the former is more rounded.
- Missing from the documentary is a more rounded picture of Dengler's life after his return to the U.S. from Vietnam.
- The film is more rounded than the theatrical version, and the background material is exhaustive and satisfying.
- Yet somehow that book failed to conjure up a sense of Godwin as a fully rounded human being.
- We get a fully rounded sense of Shylock too, a sense of a mind at work and even play of a sort on the stage.
2.2(flowing)(style) pulido(style) fluido
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