In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1moverse sigilosamentedesplazarse sigilosamenteto sidle up to sb — acercársele sigilosamente / furtivamente a algn
- Holland's voice is a remarkably supple instrument: her phrasing and the way she sidles up to notes is nearly miraculous.
- One day, sitting outside the venue with a glass of wine, I was conscious of a man sidling over to my table and pleading: ‘I'm trying to get a ticket to Zipp!’
- With a ping the shiny doors of the elevators slid open and Jude sidled inside.
- A furtive local sidled up to me holding a pad and a ballpoint.
- Little Johnny's late for school again, and sidles into the classroom just before lunch.
- She sidled back onto the edge of the backseat, trying to give room for Matt's body to sleep comfortably.
- When a couple of teenagers sidled up and asked him to autograph their citations for under-age drinking, he regarded it as an honour to oblige.
- Coby glanced at me out of the corner of his eye and sidled away a few inches.
- Fed up and bored, Owen cast a furtive glance around the customs hall and then sidled over to Bret for a bit of a chat.
- Kael sidled out the room, moving quickly past Mikah on his way out.
- Shortly after my wife left for her evening walk, Zachery sidled up to me furtively.
- A waiter sidles up, but there is no way to communicate.
- But the real danger is when someone whose name you can't remember sidles over and expects to be introduced to whoever you're talking to.
- Even though he was fairly sure she couldn't touch him, he sidled to a side wall, trying to keep ahead of her.
- As soon as he was out of the room, he sidled against the wall, held his breath, and began to listen.
- I trust this lot, with their permanent sidling up to business interests, about as much as I trusted the last lot.
- Not getting the hint when they moved en-mass to the other side of the room, she sidled up to them again.
- Your first step onto the revolving disc that holds the tables can be a bit disconcerting and it's easy to get lost as your seat sidles away while you're loading up your plate.
- Richard Gere sidles gracefully into the plush hotel suite, seemingly oblivious of the swarm of activity around him.
- As they rode, Miri's horse sidled sideways nervously away from Amniteri, and Miri tried vainly to rein him in.
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