In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hurgarhe rummaged among those old books — rebuscó / hurgó entre esos libros viejos
- I rummaged in my pockets for my keys — me esculqué los bolsillos para encontrar las llaves
- I rummaged through the cupboards trying to find it — esculqué los armarios buscándolo
- she rummaged around / about in the drawer — revolvió (en) / hurgó en el cajón
1(action)I had a rummage through my old things — rebusqué entre mis cosas viejas
- Set in a depressing flat on a south London estate, teenager Luke rummages down the back of a grubby sofa in a fruitless search for something.
- A quick rummage through the pockets confirms that everything is just where you left it last October.
- I can move stuff from place to place sort of like a modern archaeologist using machinery doing his rummage through history.
- This well attended enjoyable fair is well worth a rummage and browse through the different stalls.
- He chuckles to himself, rummages through his coat's pockets for his pipe.
- I think we could all benefit from a fresh rummage in our drawers to give our wardrobes and our figures the uplift we deserve.
- The scramble to the hospital allowed time only for a rummage in the glove compartment of our car, which provided a battered copy of Twenty Golden Country Greats as the sole musical accompaniment to the birth.
- He went for a walk on the roof, for a rummage in a bin then went back on to the roof.
- Nephew Jack's third letter again had me delving deep into my drawer full of old newspaper cuttings, and after a quick rummage around I found just what I was looking for.
- For any environmental journalist, myself included, a rummage through 30 years of the magazine is a salutary experience.
- It was only when the former home help saw an appeal for the winner of the three-week-old jackpot to come forward that a cupboard rummage produced the winning numbers.
- But after a quick rummage through the brown leather bag, he snaps it shut and gestures to the door.
- He had a rummage around and saw something familiar.
- A rummage through the BBC archives shows a country suffering a great deal of angst.
- Now and again he has a good rummage though his bookshelf to see what he can find, and at the moment he's reading a book of Robert Browning's poetry.
2US(odds and ends)cosas viejas feminine
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