In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(uneven)the paint's dried streaky — el color no ha quedado uniforme al secarse la pintura
- The attacker is described as white, with an Irish accent, streaky hair, which is possibly grey, and face stubble.
- But the printer kept making streaky things on the paper, so I fruitlessly spent a half hour trying to fix that.
- The face seemed more strongly marked - streaky.
- The Lincoln's Sparrow is a small, streaky sparrow, similar in appearance to the Song Sparrow, but smaller and paler than the dark Song Sparrows seen in Washington.
- It was brown and streaky with touches of yellow.
- Do you know, the subtle, streaky surface is far more appealing to me than the painting I'd removed?
- Her streaky brown hair fell in soft waves against her face and on her shoulders.
- Surely, for £10 million, we could build the new police station with quality stone features instead of a boring square that will look a dirty, streaky eyesore within three years.
- The extreme atmospheric changes from streaky red sunset over blue sky to foreboding blackness felt Biblical.
- Torrential rain makes the car streaky so a lot of people ask for an outside wash after a bad spell of weather.
- To avoid streaky polish, paint nails in two thin coats, using just three strokes - right, left and middle.
- My brother Norton stumbled out, his hand slipping from that of a pretty girl with long, streaky blonde hair.
- The nephrogram has a streaky and striated appearance reflecting stasis of contrast in the dilated collecting tubules which can be prolonged for days after the IVP.
- During the breeding season, females look similar to breeding-season males, but the black back is streaked with white, and the head is streaky gray.
- Women travellers should also avoid ill-fitting bikinis, armpit hair, white strap marks, streaky tans, cellulite, tattoos, body piercing and getting drunk.
- In some places it is primeval and wet, where streaky barked eucalyptus strive upwards through dripping mists alive with frog croaks.
- When the leaves start to change color and the sunlight becomes streaky, signaling the long autumn this region enjoys, the Millers visit their retreat every weekend.
- I don't want to be white, and I have used fake tans before but they came out streaky.
- After the season, the 21-year-old with the streaky blond hairdo kept the entertainment coming.
- Sara had recently cut her streaky blonde hair in a new style, and wisps of it hung out when she pulled it back, like today.
2BritishCookingstreaky pork — tocino entreverado masculine — fresco
- That makes Rice more of a streaky sixth man than a consistent spark.
- Both Townsend and Logan are streaky kickers, while Hodge's attempts to replicate his Reivers form in a Scotland shirt have been worryingly fitful.
- Although the Australian then failed to connect cleanly, his streaky shot still managed to sneak in at the near post.
- I am very streaky, though; when I do get on a roll I hole just about everything from close range.
- Jonty's job was to keep the players on their toes; keep urging them to strive for perfection; to watch the next ball; to catch the next catch; to run-out the next streaky run-stealer.
- Pound for pound he is probably the longest hitter in golf, and when his streaky putter clicks, he is capable of overpowering any course or opponent.
- ‘Lately my game has been very streaky,’ said Barrette.
- ‘I was very streaky in the semis, but fortunately I had an early lead on Carol, which took some of the pressure off,’ said Dorin-Ballard.
- Washington is streaky, but he has decent athleticism and the size to play defensive end.
- I would call myself a streaky putter and I didn't putt well last year, apart from on two or three occasions.
- Known as a streaky player throughout his career, Hidalgo is mechanically sound but starts his swing too late in the pitcher's windup and was unable to successfully adapt to a new batting approach this season.
- I've done 28 and 42, so I believe I'm truly a streaky kicker anyway.
- Some are just plain streaky and unpredictable.
- A streaky shooter, Peeler's defensive lapses and poor shot selection were major concerns last season for a team that could use his potential firepower off the bench.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.