In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1refriega feminineescaramuza feminine
1(have skirmish)enfrentarsepolice and demonstrators scuffled — hubo una escaramuza entre policías y manifestantes
- Two campers are scuffling with each other off to one side.
- The inevitability of globalization was evident even to the demonstrators who scuffled with armed Swiss national police units in seeking to disrupt the proceedings.
- He and Tino had even scuffled on occasion, always over women.
- Outside the hotel where the auction took place Tuesday, several protesters scuffled with security guards when they tried to push into the ballroom to block the sales.
- Full of goat's meat, they devoted themselves to wine, threw dice, quarreled and scuffled.
- When I last saw Jose, he was living in a West Side Manhattan housing project, scuffling for diminishing gigs.
2(move quickly)corrermice scuffling around in the attic — ratones correteando por el desván
- When the first rays of the sun hit her, she got up and scuffled away from them, as if they would melt her.
- Then, having lost her nerve already by her mother's harsh words, she scuffled back towards the exit in retreat.
- The hem of the elf's blue robes swished around her feet as they scuffled across the marble.
- There was a scuffling and two of the employees ran off in the same direction, Angel stood and waited patiently, but felt all of the establishment's eyes upon her.
- Boots scuffled outside her door and Jedidah was quick to place a chair before the door.
- I scuffled upstairs and rooted through my closet for the right outfit, knowing David would have a field day at my dilemma.
- I heard a scuffling from the corner of the room, underneath Emily's desk.
- All that scuffling, all the muffled cries, and nothing.
- They scuffled and banged around downstairs for a few minutes, but then they were gone.
- Gabe was busy putting on all his weapons and wouldn't even look at me, so I grudgingly got up and scuffled over the carpet.
- It seemed to be mid autumn, and golden leaves flew through the air as she scuffled along.
- Once, I heard something scuffling inside one of the forbidden rooms, as if a cat or other animal was scratching their paws over the walls.
- The owls hooted as they hid in the darkness of the sycamores which in turn murmurs among them, the occasional scuffling of a hedgehog was heard and the sequel of a mouse caught by a fox.
- Dancers slathered their bodies with paint and scuffled in sand on the floor.
- Cole scuffled over, his hands in his pockets and his eyes downcast.
- Outside her room, her sister, Sabrina, scuffled into the bathroom bleary eyed.
- To complete the afternoon, I heard a scuffling downstream followed by a squeal.
- The scuffling of boots and the softer clip-clop of a woman's heels brought his thoughts from Caroline.
- He didn't hear anymore scuffling of feet, clothing moving, no shadows, not even the sound of breathing.
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