In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(melted snow)nieve fangosa femininenieve medio derretida feminine
- Well, we don't do mud, we just make them crawl around in the dust and grime on the ground from the mud left over or the snow slush left over or whatever.
- Unfortunately, my snow honeymoon came to an abrupt end when beautiful white snow increasingly turned to disgusting brown slush, all of which we had to trudge through every day.
- It was pitch black, with snow and slush dotting the cobblestone paths.
- There are times an aircraft and crew will get stuck at a location because the snow and ice become slush, making take-off impossible.
- I brushed away snow and slush and raised the prize to eye-level.
- In April the snow started melting, and in May there was rain and slush, the snow disappeared and there were glimpses of sun.
- I had never ventured to the south, so that is the way most of us went, trudging through the snow and slush on the ground.
- Without a floor mat, snow and slush can soak into your carpet, through the carpet padding, and you will hardly notice that it already caused your floor pans to get rusty.
- He stood up too and they walked out, their boots crunching though the thin layer of slush and snow covering the ground.
- With the Lower East Side ankle deep in snow and slush, our vehicle sits safe and sound, parked streetside a few blocks over on Norfolk Street.
- The machine took the biggest power you could find - requiring two firemen if it was a hand-bomber - not only to push the apparatus but to steam the snow into slush.
- Then, in a flurry of snow and slush, the Christmas holiday was over, and the long drive toward Boston had begun.
- Light snow, much slush; the windshield is opaque in seconds.
- Only an inch or so but it still worked; puddles forming lightly in the streets as cars ran over slush and dirtying the snow.
- Fess waded through the ankle-deep coating of snow and slush around the 18-wheeler.
- That afternoon the sidewalks were awash with slush and half-melted snow.
- Rain pounded the streets, turning the snow into muddy slush.
- Indeed, consider how many drivers on our roads today have any experience of driving in snow, slush and frost?
- The match, which was put into severe doubt the previous day with a covering of snow and slush on the pitch, inevitably turned out to be quite scrappy due to the slippery surface.
- It comprised long, daily walks through snow and slush to the county Library, where I worked on a manuscript to keep my mind occupied.
2(sentimental trash)sensiblería feminine
- And he is more than matched by Williams's calculated turn as the cold-hearted killer, in a role which marks a welcome break away from the sentimental slush of recent projects.
- Yes, the holiday season is here complete with kiddie fodder that is virtually unwatchable for anyone over the age of 10 and mawkish slush about the joy of the family.
- It always moves me and makes me feel better about life and is the perfect antidote to all the ersatz sentiment that sprays over us like noxious slush at Christmas time.
- When once-naïve Hong Kong cinema became sentimental and driven by external goals, we received multiculturalized slush.
- From high - school reimaginings of Shakespeare to romantic gross-out comedies and back, they vary wildly in quality from zippy, witty fun to indigestible slush.
- The best of the slush is undoubtedly both lyrically rueful and melodically engaging.
- People who think that this ending is purely sentimental slush should give it another try.
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