In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mud/paint/blood) salpicarit exploded and spattered oil over us — explotó y nos salpicó de aceite
- a passing truck spattered mud onto my dress — un camión que pasaba me salpicó el vestido de barro
- to spatter sth/sb with sth — salpicar algo/a algn de algo
- the wall was spattered with blood — la pared estaba salpicada de sangre
- He could feel the blood spattering his shoulder.
- Checking them over, both were dirty and blood spattered but none of it theirs.
- Although blood spattered the walls, the pillar of light still stood.
- Various scorch marks and spattered blood let her know she had indeed missed something.
- There's a movie shot: an innocent, 10-year-old child with one spattered line of blood across the face, and perfectly emotionless.
- Blood spattered her black robe and she cringed.
- Dark drops spattered on the ground and she stilled.
- Blood spattered the walls when one of the younger men tried to defend the Inn and his family.
- He screamed, flecks of spit spattering her face.
- Someone tossed a melon-rind at Adriana's feet; drops of cool slime spattered her ankles.
- This time blood spattered on his hand as he covered his mouth.
- She coughed, her hand over her mouth and when she pulled it away, blood was spattered on it.
- He slammed into the opposing wall, spattering it with blood.
1(stain)salpicadura femininemanchita feminine
- Both he and the vehicle bore orangish spatter marks.
- They're practical and help protect clothes against spatters and spills.
- I grabbed a pair of tight blue jeans with paint spatters dotting them.
- Isabelle gazed down at her faded denim dungarees which were covered in spatters of colourful paint.
- The blood spatter was even more horrible than before.
- To control spatters and the residue of cooking fumes, the entire kitchen should be washed with a good degreaser at least once a week.
- The spatter of rain pounded on the windows of what seemed like a apartment loft of some kind.
- Black walls are patterned with a brown spatter of knots.
- Prosecutors say he is tied to the crime by witnesses, blood spatters, ballistics and DNA analysis.
- Not a tired old coulis swiggle or powdery spatter among the lot.
- She stood at the water's edge and felt a spatter hit her face.
- It was a breathable atmosphere but cold and wet, thanks to the spatter of rainfall against the canopy.
- The rain spatters on the windows and doors heavily.
- It occupies the entire 6-foot-high composition, with ink spatters, sgraffito and handprints enlivening the surface.
- Outside, the sky was dark and I could hear the spitter spatter of rain along with the thunder.
- I rolled to the side and I coughed, and I saw a small spatter of blood fall to the floor.
- We stop beside spatters of brown blood on a ceiling and a floor.
- Thick daubs and spatters of paint represent the fruit and jugs.
- All of his clothes were covered in paint spatters.
- It glinted in the sunlight, sending a bright spatter of colour over the cement.
2(small amount)it's only a spatter of rain — son solo unas gotitas / chispas
- a spatter of applause — algunos aplausos aislados
- A spatter of bullets told Hoffman of the attempted attack.
- Anyway, there was a spatter of water just pouring off this lip.
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