In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1jabón masculineliquid soap — jabón líquido
- a box of soaps — una caja de jabones / de pastillas de jabón
- The other half of the stores sell scented soap, beaded scarves, or ugly plastic shoes.
- A plentiful supply of soap, clean towels and nail brushes should be available.
- Wet your hands with warm, running water and apply liquid or clean bar soap.
- When you're ready to make the jam, rinse and clean your jars with soap and water and a sponge.
- Next, apply a liquid or clean bar of soap and rub your hands together vigorously.
- I grinned to myself as I rinsed the soap out of my hair.
- Clean the tools with soap and water and throw away all the scrap wallpaper.
- This can make the stone porous and allow it to absorb chemicals, including common substances like soap and perfume.
- Wash gently with cool or lukewarm water, using a mild antibacterial soap.
- Rescue workers first clean oil off the birds with warm water and mild soap.
- My mom's getting on my case to buy some laundry soap.
- The paint is baked on for durability and these benches can easily be cleaned with soap and water.
- I would lather soap and water onto my face every morning and night.
- I need to find medicine and bandages, soap and disinfectants to clean my wounds.
- There was warm water in the tub with a bar of soap next to it along with a towel and cloth.
- He finally reached me and sat down beside me on the bleacher and I could smell the clean scent of soap on him.
- The mineral content is so great that one can barely lather soap.
- She pressed her lips together and began cleaning herself with the bar of soap.
- Outside the kitchen there were a few bins of water with soap and a drying towel.
- She rinsed the soap off her hand, and we left the bathroom, laughing.
1enjabonarjabonarto soap one's hands/face — enjabonarse / jabonarse las manos/la cara
- I soaped up, waking up slowly, thinking of my life lately.
- After scratching the hell out of one of my arms while I soaped him and rinsed him, he then went absolutely hog wild drying himself in a towel.
- That suggestion did please Howard who went quickly to stand under the shower, soaping himself up with lots of hot water.
- After soaping me up, she let the water totally clean me out, removing the soap and shampoo.
- It shows a pair of army boots, a discarded uniform, a broad, suntanned face and an arm carelessly soaping a back.
- While she was soaping and singing in the shower, the phone rang again.
- He heard her soft laugh and then her hands worked on his scalp, soaping and rinsing his hair.
- As she stood beneath the warm, tingling spray, she soaped and rinsed her hair twice, as she had always done.
- He scrubbed and soaped and washed and finally just relaxed.
- She painstakingly shampooed and soaped a little a time, and every time she would get into contact with the icy water, she'd yelp.
- She put it in the sink, ran water on it, and soaped it up, then returned to her guest.
- The cars were soaped all over before the uniformed crews used their fire engine hoses to blast the dirt off.
- I nod a greeting toward a woman who is discreetly soaping herself beneath the water's surface, then slosh over to a circle of three others who stand gossiping and eating raw fish heads and coconut from a floating zinc bucket.
- About a minute in, I took them off, soaped them up and rung them out.
- Not only do we shower with the pressure as low as reasonable, we have taken to getting wet, turning off the water, soaping ourselves and then turning the water back on for the rinse off.
- Elliot was soaping his shoulder when he heard his father answer, the sound of a door slamming and a feminine voice squealing salutations up the stairs.
- It was only when he soaped away some of the mud covering the man's waist that he pulled back with a gasp.
- When I was soaping myself up, I looked at my arm and found a black and blue hand print of Chad's hand on my arm.
- She's wrapped a towel around her hair, not wanting to get it wet, and is busy soaping herself up in the steaming shower.
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