In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(air) viciadoit's stuffy in here — aquí falta el aire
- She was in what appeared to be a darkened room of some sort; a small, stuffy room full of grey, dusty objects.
- Kelvin didn't talk to those whom he shared this stuffy room with, neither did they talk much to him.
- The room is stuffy so I take off my jacket and place it on my chair.
- She couldn't wait to get out of that stuffy room she had been in for what seemed like an eternity.
- My book has been translated into German and yet the audience crammed in a stuffy room at the British Council offices are flicking through the English language edition.
- In a stuffy room on the third floor of an ageing hotel behind an ice cream parlour in a smart Lahore suburb yesterday sat the men who threaten to bring Pakistan to its knees.
- Me and Simone were in a corner of the stuffy room, warily glancing at all the models as if they were about to attack.
- As Derek quickly entered my room, I felt the cool breeze enter behind him, bringing with it welcome fresh air into my stuffy room.
- She sits in a dark, stuffy room, only vaguely aware of her surroundings.
- When I had finally gotten out of the stuffy room a large mess and a broom, dustpan and garbage bin were waiting for me.
- Bathrooms tend to be quite stuffy places, where even the hint of a bad smell will linger.
- The room was stuffy and hot, despite the chilly wind howling and moaning outside.
- This is different from those stuffy rooms in other restaurants, compartments here have a big round window in each wall and large straw curtains.
- She rapped the solid oak door three times, before turning the golden handle and entering the stuffy room.
- I need better headphones for this stuff since mine's are like obscure foreign language classes way back in stuffy rooms.
- Since the room was stuffy and muggy without the air conditioner running all the time, just turning the thing off wasn't an option.
- Cortleno opened the window by the door, admitting a warm breeze into the stuffy room.
- Number two, I don't know why you'd wish to spend your birthday in a small, stuffy room like this one when you could be up in the fresh, cool air.
- In a stuffy room deep in the bowels of the Stade de France, the 100m and 200m champion was seated in front of 250 journalists, trying to convince them that she deserved to hang on to her gold medals.
- In a crowded, stuffy room, overhead fans strained to circulate the inert air.
- Often, other signs and symptoms - such as a cough, sore throat or fever - accompany a stuffy nose that's caused by a virus.
- Ask your child's doctor about ways to treat the symptoms that are making your child uncomfortable, such as a stuffy nose or scratchy throat, without the use of antibiotics.
- The flu may cause fever, cough, sore throat, a runny nose or a stuffy nose, headache, muscle aches, and tiredness.
- Lloyd's big problem is that he has a stuffy nose.
- When you've got a stuffy nose, you put some hot water and a couple of drops of the medicine that comes with it into the inhaler.
- Side-effects with these treatments tend to be minor and include headaches, nausea, indigestion and a stuffy nose.
- Eucalyptus oil is excellent for clearing a stuffy nose and for relieving muscular pain.
- The first symptoms are usually like a cold: stuffy nose, runny nose, and mild cough.
- For a portable and convenient inhalant put 1 drop each of the same oils on a tissue or handkerchief and inhale them whenever needed to ease laboured breathing and a stuffy nose.
- She sniffled, since her nose was stuffy now, and she laid down on the mattress that Chad had pointed out for her.
- For most people, cold and flu season means suffering the temporary annoyances of a stuffy nose, a sore throat or a bad cough.
- If you just have a stuffy nose or sore throat, you have the green light to work out, although you may want to avoid the gym out of consideration for others.
- One should be on watch for any soreness in the throat, a stuffy nose or congested chest because they are the early symptoms of the onset of disease.
- Does anyone in the family have frequent headaches, fevers, itchy watery eyes, a stuffy nose, dry throat, or a cough?
- Common symptoms include a runny and/or stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat and cough.
- I had a huge head ach and my nose was stuffy, I might be complaining but all I wanted to do was sleep.
- Chocolate candy might not taste as good if you have a cold and a stuffy nose.
- According to the manufacturer, the most commonly reported side effects are headache, flushing, and stuffy or runny nose.
- The first symptoms of a cold are often a tickle in the throat, a runny or stuffy nose, and sneezing.
- DeLaney recommended that she give up all wheat and dairy, in case her stuffy nose was caused by allergies to those foods, and forgo the beer she drank daily after work.
2informal(staid)(person) acartonado(person) estirado informal(opinions) retrógradotheir parties are very stuffy — en sus fiestas hay que andar con mucha ceremonia
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