In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it is/was sleeting — cae/caía aguanieve
- There are two inches of snow on the course and it was snowing and sleeting there today.
- But it's been sleeting for the last ten minutes and you've been standing out in it.
- The next crossing was the Birch Creek Valley, and it was sleeting.
- Two minutes later, it was sleeting and hailing, we were both soaked to the skin, and we were both miserable.
- It starts to sleet and the judge, Papa, and Grandpa want to turn back.
- A couple of months ago it was snowing and sleeting but the group still managed to get people out.
- Well, it may be raining, it may be sleeting, it may be freezing on the streets of Philadelphia, but that hasn't prevented hundreds from coming out to say they're against this war.
- He saw the shafts sleet down across the fort, and his heart rejoiced, for surely nothing could live under the merciless beating of that steel-pointed blizzard!
- Wind and sleeting rain found its way into the tavern as a man stepped in.
- It was sleeting, and my team spotted a ribbon of smoke in the forest and wheeled off the road to a campfire, around which huddled six Lithuanian cyclists.
- All was silent for a while as the pair of them watched the rain sleeting down from the cloudy sky above, not halting once on its flight to the ground.
- A rain machine sends water sleeting down as two carriages lumber into action and Fagin's lone figure hobbles back along the street.
- I could walk to the tube… but that isn't an appealing prospect when it's sleeting!
- For all I cared it could've been sleeting down and blowing a gale: I felt better than I had for a long time.
- Car windows are always better open, even if it is raining, sleeting, or well below freezing outside.
- What about taking photographs when it's actually snowing or sleeting?
- Life is still much the same: a constant battle against the elements, as wind and sleeting rain batter the coal-mining land to black slush and mud.
- The wind had been howling for three days now, a storm from the east that whistled across the high tops and dumped sudden squalls of sleeting rain in the valleys.
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