In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fragrance)perfume masculinefragancia femininearoma masculine(of food) aroma masculinea soap with little/no scent — un jabón con poco/sin perfume
- the scent of roses/lavender — la fragancia / el aroma / el perfume de las rosas/la lavanda
- the scents of many different spices — el aroma de muchas especias diferentes
- before noun scent bottle — frasco de esencia
- scent spray — esencia en espray
- For the final touch, I sprayed my signature scent, Moonlight Path, around the room, and walked through it.
- As a fragrance evaporates, you smell scents in three stages, starting with the top notes and ending with the bottom notes.
- Victoria Beckham's favourite designer, Romeo Gigli, also launches his latest concoction, a spicy floral scent, this summer.
- I could smell him, the distinct scent of him that was a mix of cologne and hair wax and his soap.
- Analysis of its volatile components has identified the same molecules that give many familiar objects their distinctive scents.
- I sprayed my favourite scent on my neck, checked my face in the mirror and brushed out my hair, then picked up my bag.
- The green salad bordered on a non-event thanks to the iceberg lettuce, but the orange-tinged dressing had a nice sesame scent to it.
- I wish Mark would wear the scent I bought him for Christmas, Gina thought.
- Life at the ranch house starts early with the insistent chatter of birds and the scent of freshly ground Kenyan coffee.
- People enjoyed them because of the scents and distinctive flavors.
- His Tiny Tots dahlias are unique in that they give off a pleasant scent, something dahlias just don't do.
- He can smell the spicy scent of her damp, freshly shampooed hair.
- Rex woke up to the strong aroma of coffee and smelled the sweet scent of fried bacon and eggs.
- In return for a donation, visitors had the chance to enjoy the colourful sights and fragrant scents of lovingly tended boarders, and pick up a few tips on garden design.
- On a fine day the colours and scent from the lavender and herb beds that extend over 12 acres would make for a pleasant stroll.
- The new men's scent from Comme des Garçons is God's gift to perfume.
- It's important to know that every scent or cologne smells different on every person.
- A second scent is already in development, and a cologne for men is planned to follow.
- The rustle of grain was gone, replaced by the earthy scent of a freshly harvested field.
- In a small nonstick skillet, toast the cumin at medium heat until it releases its scent, about 20 seconds.
- Orange or lemon rinds provide a pleasant scent to the kitchen.
- I like jasmine tea's refreshing scent a lot, which I adore in the form of gelatin dessert, too.
- Alternatively, just spray your favourite scent around the room (but be sparing).
- How long before politicians come out with their own clothes line and perfume scent?
- Inside was a simple, dark blue, package containing a bottle of scent personally made for me by perfumers in London.
- Work has begun with a leading confectionery company on an equally intriguing chocolate perfume scent, but the project is still at an early stage.
- The smell of cheap scent and rancid after-shave was all pervading.
- Charlize will appear in adverts starting next month - just when another Academy Awards queen is set to launch her own ads for a rival French scent.
- This is heavily perfumed with fruit that bursts out of the glass, filling the room with scents of freshly cut apple, pear and peach.
- It's dotted with linden trees that must have provided a pleasant scent when in bloom a few weeks ago.
- I could smell the distinct scent of strawberry shampoo on her hair.
- It's a land of fishermen and farmers where you can smell fresh cut hay and the scent of the sea in a single step.
- L' Eau D' Issey is the ultimate feminine scent, blending floral fragrances with fresh water.
- She sprayed her neck a bit of citric scent and took a peppermint tablet.
- Wherever you go in this island city, the French influence is as strong as the scent of freshly baked baguettes.
- At the Caron store in Paris, phials of its scent are decanted from impressive fragrance fountains.
2British(perfume)perfume masculinea bottle of scent — un frasco de perfume
3(trail)rastro masculinethe hounds soon picked up the scent — los perros pronto encontraron el rastro
- police admitted that they had lost the scent — la policía admitió que había perdido el rastro / la pista
- a false / wrong scent — una pista falsa
- A fox was caught on Birk Fell, near Tilberthwaite, and a second got away after the pack met a group of walkers and the hounds lost the scent.
- Males, running to mark over puppies' bathrooming spots, are hiding the scent of the puppies from the grizzly.
- Train your dog to locate objects by following scents on a trail for fun or sport.
- No arrests were made, but one allegation was made to police that an anti-hunt follower sprayed a hound in the face to put it off the scent.
- Every blade of grass and bush had the scents of other animals that had encountered it.
- One possible tactic could involve shooting a fox before the hunt sets out and dragging its corpse round the countryside for hounds to follow the scent.
- If a criminal runs away I can't always see where he has gone, but Otto doesn't look for them, he smells their scent and can track them.
- Hounds follow the scent of a fox which may be quite some distance away.
- It was just 20 minutes into the hunt when the hounds got their first scent.
- Airizelda walked along smelling the air every so often, searching for the scent of moose.
- One key characteristic of red herrings, apart from their colour, was their strong smell, so much so that one use for them on occasion was to train hounds to follow a scent.
- Later this year the NFH intend to experiment with trail hunting, in which a cloth soaked in a fox's urine is dragged across the countryside to give the hounds a scent to follow.
- Before the runner sets off, he is put in an enclosed space with the hounds that then track his scent.
- As the hounds picked up their scent, the howls became snarls.
- In a drag hunt, a field master leads a team on horseback, guided by foxhounds on the trail of an animal scent.
- Both groups took longer to pass through the tunnel when predator scent was present than when it was absent.
- Later, two other dogs were run across the suspected site and they too indicated a scent.
- Quickly the pack of hounds caught a scent, and hurried to the chase, baying so loudly that the rocks and cliffs rang.
- Then the pack of hounds chases the scent while followed by mounted riders.
- In the Amazon, a Waorani hunter detects the scent of animal urine at forty paces and identifies the species that deposited it.
4(sense of smell)olfato masculine
- If scent is the sense physically located closest to memory in the brain, then surely the synapses that channel sound tickle the trigger of imagination.
1(smell)(animal) olfatear(animal) oler(person) oler
- They brought soap and scented the bathwater with fragrant oils.
- Simple and sophisticated, its tight, buttery crumb is scented with kirsch and shot through with soft summer berries.
- Commercial fabric softeners are heavily scented with artificial fragrances that leave irritating residues on fabrics.
- She was indeed already circling them, like a shark scenting spilled blood.
- She was about to begin to feed on the owls kill when she scented the smell of a felida, finally noticing a shadowed form at the back of the cave.
- They have ‘newcomer’ written all over them, and the con-artists and pick-pockets gravitate towards them like jackals scenting carrion.
- It comes with a rice-and-red-bean salad and as well as a green salad scented with spices.
- The water was just the right temperature and it was scented with lavender perfume and honey-suckle.
- The air was fresh, yet warm for the season of the year and scented with leaves, earth and cool water falling down in glimmering cascades.
- These are the tart, cooling flavours you expect further east, yet a Keralan fish stew may be scented with them all.
- Laurel's hand was scented with a heavenly mixture of jasmine and roses that William would surely never forget.
- Homemade soaps are pleasant and offer therapeutic effects when scented with essential oils.
- Just as I was trying to scent her on the breeze, I heard her call from the top branches of an oak tree.
- An eighteenth-century version of this bun was scented with caraway, a habit that seemed to slip away over the next 100 years or so.
- The urchin got up a second time with the murderous expression of a dog scenting blood.
- ‘Like a shark scenting a drop of blood in a vast expanse of ocean, he sniffed out my vulnerability the first time he laid eyes on me,’ she writes in her new book.
- An assembly of fresh wild mushrooms was heavily scented with dried ceps, and the cheese had been employed with restraint.
- The sensuous milk bath is scented with fresh rose petals, kaffir lime and stimulating essential oils.
- Look for products scented with essential plant oils, such as lemon, verbena, or lavender.
- They are scented with different essences, and may be shaped as fruits or flowers, or simply made in little drop shapes.
- She remembered it as a place that was scented with myrrh and strewn with silks.
- With ingredients such as ginseng and tea these pleasantly scented products do the job very nicely.
- The sauce was not too meaty, but loose and liquidy, scented with fresh herbs and wine.
- She exhaled in a great rush, rippling the water's surface, and reached for the soaps and scented oils her maids had left her.
- The café is smart, and the shops sells every item which can conceivably be lavender scented - from soaps and candles to incense burners and perfumes.
- It was finally lunch period, Mary walks to the line at the Café and later scents a familiar smell.
- I sat there on a wooden bench for a mug of special scented tea made from fresh tealeaves.
2(sense)(victory/danger) intuir(danger/victory) presentir
- It's Patrician's first season in the U - 16 section and midfield stroller Jason is already scenting a Championship triumph at the first attempt.
- Chants and songs echoed around the pub as fans scented victory.
- The words will barely have settled on the page before someone scents a mistake.
- There was no shortage of money, as Penny, scenting change in the air, held yet another fundraiser.
- And now Hollywood's literary agents are moving in, scenting huge profits from book and film rights.
- Scenting an issue which could have widespread appeal, they have been running a national campaign to make phone company applications go through the full planning process.
- By the end, wickets fell at an alarming rate and it was West who scented an unlikely victory.
- As Hitler's imminent demise was scented, Stalin rose to new heights of prestige at home and abroad.
- Some of the media drifted closer, scenting information the way sharks smell blood.
- The guerilleros, scenting the victories to come, were in no mood to be forgiving.
- Although there have been 12 letters of objection to the plan, the two community councils in the area are scenting opportunity.
- The Hammers, who had scented victory, had to withdraw their substitute striker in favour of a replacement defender in Neil Ruddock.
- Scepticism failed to save her from scenting danger in the ardent courtship of a rich young Philadelphian.
- When McNicholas was shown a straight red for a high shot on Cruckshank, Leigh scented victory.
4scented past participle(writing paper) perfumado(rose) fragante
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