In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tartamudeo masculineto have a slight stutter — tartamudear un poco
- to speak with a stutter — tartamudear
- the stutter of machine gun fire — el tableteo de la metralla
- The Bradford star, who has struggled to overcome his own stutter, is about to sit final speech exams which will qualify him to help others who are verbally challenged.
- He had a stutter and she helped him, and gave him confidence.
- Their laughter was louder than the pastor's stutters.
- What a nightmare: being afflicted with a stutter, and having to give an acceptance speech in front of the largest global live audience that a civilian can get.
- Police are said to be were ‘very concerned’ as they searched for Ryan, who suffers with a stutter and is small for his age.
- The last time I saw Ralph Ineson he made me shuffle around Tesco supermarket pretending to be an old man with a stutter.
- When you have a stutter, your own language is hard enough, let alone trying something new.
- To compensate for a lifelong stutter, Walton also overpronounces words, which gives his speech an arrogant twist.
- Hines had befriended the girl after she joined the Lollypop Children's Theatre in order to overcome a stutter.
- Aidan squeaked, with an added stutter because he was suddenly nervous.
- The McGuire programme, which helped him, also enabled Pop Idol Gareth Gates to overcome his stutter and go on to chart success.
- She made a sound, a stutter, but couldn't form or think of any words to say.
- Mendelssohn also suffered two physical constraints, a hammerlock stutter and a severe curvature of the spine that gave him a hump.
- But I shouldn't judge the guy solely on the basis of his stutter and seemingly poor social skills.
- He knew he was ready, knew it was real, knew it was her, and the words came without a stutter or a stammer.
- The Health Service speech and audiology manager, Rose Taylor, said some people's perceptions of the world of speech pathology were confined to lisps and stutters.
- She asked several times and I tried to speak but again, it was a struggle and mostly a stutter.
- In almost every case, it's the smile, or the stutter, that decides it all.
- Well mannered and quiet, with a stutter in his speaking voice - but not his singing one - Thompson nonetheless has an air of defiance about him.
- He may have spoken with a slight Liverpool accent and a slight stutter and was carrying a cream Reebok bag and a plastic bag.
1tartamudearthe car stuttered to a halt — el coche fue dando trompicones hasta pararse
- The cabbie walked back to his cab, which stood, engine still stuttering, like a big black hesitation.
- Computer screens glow, fax machines stutter out reams of paper and the filing cabinets which line every wall bulge with thousands of documents.
- Particularly annoying among the record's contrivances is its frivolous use of drum machines, which skip and stutter when the songs call for simple beats.
- The moment the Dura's twin engines stuttered and vibrated into life in a cacophony of backfiring and oily blue smoke, Kara's resolve suddenly deserted her.
- Picked-up engine that's been stuttering and stalling
1balbuceardecir tartamudeandohe stuttered (out) an excuse — balbuceó una excusa
- ‘I think you've got the wrong people,’ Hisei stuttered out nervously, unable to believe she was talking back to these things.
- It was obvious he was lying, but he stuttered out, ‘, uh, haven't seen her since we broke up.’
- I stuttered an ineffective argument as my old pals shame and embarrassment rose to the fore - thus the vicious circle was complete.
- She stutters a few words but soon gets whisked away by some big-shouldered, thunder-browed lawyers.
- ‘It was… Greg,’ Shane stuttered out as a tear slipped down his cheek.
- I stuttered a hello back and then glanced down to see if I was wearing a nametag.
- she stuttered a bit, ‘please say yes’ Willie said.
- Swallowing hard, trying to remove the lump that casually formed in my dry throat, I stuttered out, ‘Err… hi Seth, how's it going?’
- ‘Fight,’ he stuttered out and gazed into her dark eyes.
- My lips parted in my confusion, and I stuttered a bit, embarrassingly, in my need to comprehend exactly what it was he was saying, ‘W-what?’
- When he finally caught his breath, he stuttered out, ‘Hahaha!’
- Stunned, Sara stuttered a few times before saying, ‘What are you doing here?’
- All that matters is that's the only thing that can explain any of this,’ she stuttered out.
- ‘N-no,’ Stasia stuttered out, before fixing him with a glare.
- ‘I, I… I’ I stuttered out as Kage's arm pressed harder against my windpipe.
- Barnabas stutters a bit, and Harrison sees the doll in his hand.
- He stuttered a bit before looking up to me for help.
- In a cracked voice, he stuttered the words, ‘I'm sorry.’
- ‘I - I, I,’ I stuttered out pathetically, being miraculously cut off by a doctor who just exited the emergency room.
- ‘This… this… girl ’, stuttered the older guy, ‘Is being totally out of line’.
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