In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(heat) húmedoin the steaming jungle — en la selva tórrida
- a steaming bowl of soup — un plato de sopa humeante
- as adverb steaming hot — muy caliente
- Lydia is sitting in a bathtub of steaming water.
- Not that there's much to see through the steaming sheet of water dancing around me, running in freezing rivulets down my back and filling up my shoes.
- Norwood sighed to himself as he stepped under the steaming water, letting go of all the tension and stress he'd built up around himself in the last week or so.
- The dishes there were old, and needed soaking, so Jim just filled the sink with steaming water, and stuffed all the dirties inside.
- Slipping out of her flannel yellow pajamas, she turned on the faucet and watched the steaming water pour forth from the showerhead.
- Millie rose, head still bowed, and poured the last remaining buckets of water into the steaming tub.
- She turned on the shower and scowled at the steaming water.
- Pouring water over a steaming engine that was in danger of spurting boiling jets of vapor with the wrong timing of a pour.
- A maid entered with rags, another with a steaming bowl of water, and a third with bandages and alcohol.
- Place the wedges in a steaming basket over boiling water.
- I held my breath and submerged myself under the steaming water.
- An hour later, here she was, sitting in a padded barrel of steaming water, and having her hair untangled by her mother's maid.
- The being moved to the bedside table and brought a pitcher forth, pouring steaming water into a bowl and then producing a rag.
- My hands reached up and held my head as more tears fell, falling to the floor and rolling over to the steaming water where the formed little gray swirls.
- Ellie nodded and poured the steaming water into the two cups.
- Soon they were all pushing her toward a tub of steaming water.
- Daemyn returned a little later with a large bowl of steaming water
- Crane stood under the shower head and allowed himself the small indulgence of simply standing in the steaming water as it cascaded over him.
- Kendall let out a slow sigh and turned to face Elma who had returned to her boiling kettle of water, lifting out steaming clothing with a thick stick.
- Waimangu Volcanic Valley's highlight is its Inferno Crater, as well as powder blue, steaming waters and sheer crater walls.
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