In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1garabato masculineI couldn't read his scribble — no pude entender sus garabatos
- All of them contain organic, cell-like splotches, dots and drips of predominantly pastel colors that are overlaid with black lines, darker scribbles and cryptic hieroglyphs.
- Inspired by notes and scribbles already on the pages, Byron commenced a program of drawing, painting and collage.
- Before that I made these dream journals and they were filled with poetry and scribbles.
- As is characteristic of Johns's graphic work of this time, the drawings feature freehand scribbles, carefully limned curves, erasures and tonal blurring.
- The students nodded and made various scribbles in their notebooks.
- But is not the taking seriously of this kind of comment the equivalent of the exhibition curator placing an artist's kitchen table scribble alongside one of his major drawings?
- The scribble does something besides provide a sense of enclosure, however: it creates a landmark.
- He smears the hues and tears the forms and scribbles across the surface in a kind of eloquent frenzy.
- The designers have taught me how to use proper proofing marks rather than random scribbles.
- Over each print are differently colored washes and scribbles.
- The brothers practice an idiom of grandly lyric, gestural abstraction - scrawls and scribbles across a compositional field of contrasting grounds, currently silk and lead.
- I scratched my head and looked down at the scribbles in my notebook.
- Mysterious psychedelic scribbles fill other windows, some with a figure caught within the web of marks.
- In some episodes where a threat lurks, the colored scribbles grow dense and fraught, mutely warning against dangers that the character is too naive to see for himself.
- Although the pilot creates confident spurts of white, the lines eventually pull apart, becoming just scribbles in the sky.
- I was asleep one night in Hollywood and woke up one morning with my notepad full of scribble and I read it.
- The world starts making sense, and the meaningless scribbles are left behind.
- You give these words, meaningless scribbles, you give them life and shape.
1garabatearhe scribbled a hurried note to her — le escribió una notita a las corridas / a las carreras informal
- I scribbled (down) a few ideas on a scrap of paper — anoté algunas ideas en un papel
- He sat there the whole period grunting to himself and scribbling furiously in his notebooks.
- He didn't have any choice anyway, so Kelvin scribbled his signature on the end.
- When we got back he'd managed to scribble a few lines in his notebook with his dud hand.
- Officials had to place his hand on documents for him to scribble his signature.
- I hurriedly scribbled his phone number on a pad of paper with trembling hands and hung up.
- He frowned, scribbling madly on his clipboard.
- They began to whisper, and one man scribbled on a spiral notepad.
- He hastily scribbled an apologetic note and left it on Pierre's sleeping form.
- I opened it and found a hastily scribbled note smudged in places by water droplets.
- I look at it curiously, my name hurriedly scribbled on the front.
- He quickly scribbled down what he was to tell her, feeling like an idiot.
- I kept writing then scribbling out then writing again then scribbling out words at random.
- I listened to him and I remembered my own thoughts scribbled in a diary.
- And apparently when I was a kid; I use to scribble in books with a pen before I could even write so I was always trying to do something.
- Marcia scribbled furiously in her own notebook, apparently quite preoccupied with whatever part of her story she was writing.
- Lenny scribbled on his pad of paper, then turned his eyes to me.
- Gabrielle was furiously scribbling down what she was saying when she heard another boys' voice in her ear.
- The waitress nodded and scribbled on her order pad, handing them menus.
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