In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(smear, blot)mancha femininemanchón masculinea smudge of grease — un lamparón informal
- he had a smudge of lipstick on his collar — tenía una marca de lápiz de labios en el cuello
- ink smudge — borrón (de tinta)
- This concentrates dirt on the window and can leave smears and smudges.
- There's nothing more ageing and unattractive than eyes framed by dark smudges or clogged lashes, so I've asked a couple of top make-up artists to share their secrets with us.
- Don't do your bottom lashes or you may get not-so-cute smudges.
- Gray-blue water seems to wash over Flood, where Baerwalde depicts the head of a figure in negative space, a want of color outlined by pale, streaked smudges of paint.
- So, Alex came in and helped me clean all of the smudges and smears off (also, my chin, neck, arm).
- A few seconds later, she stood up, a pencil in her mouth and grease smudges on her face.
- Second, people would immediately use their shirts to wipe the glossy rear panel, because it was easily covered with fingerprint smudges.
- Tears streaked down her face, as usual, and she got some eyeliner smudges on her fingers as she tried to wipe them away.
- More than one child was spotted with a smudge of dirt by their lips, munching happily away!
- After the prison finally closed, I got the chance to visit and was especially moved by dark smudges on the walls beneath the high, barred windows - the footprints of the prisoners who had clambered up to glimpse the world outside.
- The charcoal smudges on my fingers never come off completely.
- A smudge of blood marked the pure whiteness of the paper and then the force made Kerri write the letter I and then the letter D and then O and she eventually spelt the words I, don't and only.
- Sound quality is great, and video smooth (but your fingers may cause smudges on its glossy screen).
- The counters and the sink were spotless, walls free of smudges, shelves dust-free.
- Sofia now resembled something of a scarecrow, the hems of her dress were muddy and torn, her hat half on half off, and big smudges of coal streaked her cheek.
- The walls were a crisp, clean white with no smudges or marks anywhere at all and a deep blue carpet covered the floor.
- I looked at my dark brown eyes in the mirror they didn't seem right with out the eyeliner, so I pick up the pencil and put on my normal smudge of black under my eyes.
- GM chose a dull material for the center stack to reduce glare and prevent fingerprint smudges.
- Copper mailboxes can be lacquered with non-tinted gloss to add to the brilliant shine and to protect the mailbox from smudges and smears.
- After only a few days in my possession, this book already bears the thumb-print smudges and dog-eared pages which denote it as much, much more than the average read.
2(blurred shape)mancha borrosa feminine
- Suddenly, I spotted a smudge of light blue moving through the trees.
- The lower smudge of light is from the nucleus at the centre of the Andromeda galaxy.
- Smoke from the direction of Haweja was a black smudge in the sky.
- They both stared out at the harbour on the horizon, a mere smudge of brown and green surrounded by grey, frothy sea.
- If the little white dot in the middle of a black smudge near Mars' south pole really is Mars Polar Lander, the image represents the first hard forensic evidence for how the spacecraft met its end.
- The patent illustrations are similarly greatly improved, beautiful, with clear lines, and missing the distracting streaks and smudges which are so often found on patent images.
- The industrial towns were far away, a smudge of smoke and misery hidden by the curve of the earth's surface.
- It was almost dawn, and Scott looked out to the horizon at a smudge of orange that would very soon become the sun.
- The multicolored sky was gone and all that remained were shades of blue and a few wet smudges of clouds.
- But there was no one around, and the control tower was just a smudge on the horizon.
- Tori squinted in that direction, and the smudge she saw on the horizon she knew was Bequia.
- The sun was sinking below the smudge of distant mountains when Hitze came into view.
- And then I saw a dark smudge on the horizon, it had to be the sea.
- However, Abner did catch sight of a hint of movement on the horizon, a smudge of black, far out across the sea of dunes.
- There were smudges on the Xeroxes that I assumed were blood on the original.
- There was a smudge on the horizon that quickly turned itself into a large, stubby-nosed blue plane, headed right for the castle.
- Suddenly there was a promising smudge on the horizon, which quickly resolved itself into a misty outline familiar from many a Turner painting.
- The sun was only a red smudge on the horizon when I arrived.
- The outpost sat on the horizon, a black smudge with streaks of pink and orange in the sky behind it.
- The mountain was dark, nothing more than a black smudge on the horizon.
1(ink/outline) correr(ink/outline) emborronar(ink/outline) (deliberately) difuminar
- She wiped the tears away, being careful not to smudge the ocher make-up from her eyes, a tip she had taken from the old Egyptians.
- After applying a light foundation all over the face, smudge a little cream or gel blusher over the cheekbone with a brush or finger.
- Taking her hand stained with red she smudged blood across both her cheeks.
- Take the crayon and apply color to your eyelid, smudging it in with your finger.
- She wiped her nose and smudged her eye liner and hated herself.
1fuego cuyo humo permite proteger los campos de las heladas y de los insectos
- Some lit smudges every day under the house to smoke out mosquitoes.
- We used more fly dope and fat pork rind to ward off the flies instead of making smudges.
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