In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sol masculine(bonnet/hat) (before noun) para el solthe sun is shining — hace sol
- the sun's in my eyes — me da el sol en los ojos
- don't stay out in the sun too long — no te quedes mucho tiempo al sol
- let's sit out of/in the sun — sentémonos a la sombra/al sol
- Denver had eight hours of sun yesterday — ayer hubo ocho horas de sol en Denver
- to think the sun shines out of sb's eyes / (slang) backside / (vulgar slang) arse (British) — creer que algn es maravilloso
- sun blind — toldo
- sun god — dios del Sol
- the Sun King — el Rey Sol
- sun oil — aceite solar / para el sol
- sun parlor / (British) lounge — jardín de invierno
- sun umbrella — sombrilla
- Balanced charm is what this wine does best: an easy sophistication, like lying in the sun on a winter's morning.
- The promenade was often crowded with gentlemen and ladies, shaded from the summer sun by parasols, and children scurrying on the beach.
- It was our first clear day; the sun was turning the tops of the peaks gold.
- A 15 to 30 minute tanning session is equivalent to an entire day spent in the sun.
- Buy them in bloom, and plant them in full sun (light afternoon shade in hot climates).
- With no shelter from the sun, and little food or water, people became ill.
- So, leaving Ben to schmooze over a free lunch we got a ride downtown and enjoyed some welcome healthy food in the sun.
- What can I put on the windows to keep the heat in the room for the winter and keep the sun out in the summer?
- Deciduous trees or vines will allow partial access to the winter sun and shade in summer.
- The 25-year-old was due to attend the court last month but the judge was told he had taken his partner and their child to the sun for ten days.
- Many of those dissenting voices seem to wonder how, given the precarious financial situation, the players can jet off to the sun for four days.
- It compensated for standing in the hot sun without proper food or water for five days!
- But my child is only young, and is unable to apply lotion or cream properly and regularly in order to be protected from the sun on a hot summer day.
- The next day the sun came back, and it didn't rain again the entire trip.
- It occupies a narrow bed running alongside a path which gets the afternoon sun in summer, but little in winter when the sun is lower in the sky.
- And the little mammal makes her way out in the morning sun, looking for food to raise her youngsters.
- Plant it in an area which receives full sun, digging it into soil which has been improved with the addition of compost and manure.
- It is like working on a chain gang in the hot sun, all day long.
- Forget your lazy day at the beach; forget a sweltering day in the sun; I'm going sailing.
- The pool was usually filled with swimmers, spellbound by the cool shower that tamed the summer sun.
reflexive verbsunned, sunning
1tomar el soltomar sol Southern Coneasolearse Latin America
- I'm mostly sleeping and eating and drinking and reading and sunning.
- You can spend hours combing the waters edge surfacing and sunning for a while at any one of many exit docks where there are chairs to enjoy the green jungle view.
- It's late summer in Dresden and the locals are sunning themselves on the beach.
- He and his lovely wife, Deedee, have settled into a serene retirement where their days consist of shopping, eating and sunning.
- When the campers arrive in Varna and Balchik, they will not just be sunning themselves on the beach.
- Editors and managing directors can theoretically produce the papers for weeks on end while the owner suns himself in Palm Beach or the South of France.
- Floor plans for the Terrace Lofts are similar to those of the Main Street Lofts, but with an added emphasis on outdoor entertaining or sunning on oversized terraces.
- For the Indian security forces, whose speedboats, armed with heavy machine guns, cruised past visitors sunning themselves on the lake's famous house boats, the coming of summer means just one thing: the start of the fighting season.
- The camera follows her heading home on a dirt road, exchanging greetings with an old man squatting on a haystack, and passing old women sunning at the village boundary stones.
- There was an oversized red lizard sunning itself on a rock, a wolf was in the shade of a giant tree drinking from the river, an eagle was perched in a tree above the wolf, and a dolphin was in the river.
- And then the curtains parted to reveal the hotel's roofdeck, where a half a dozen gorgeous women in highly-experimental bikinis were sunning and oiling themselves and each other.
- There seemed to be countless possibilities, but in the end I chose to embark on a two week mission to Romania over a couple of weeks sunning myself on a beach.
- Even if you're not sunning yourself at the beach, the sun's UV rays are still powerful enough to do permanent damage, especially to children's sensitive skin.
- Sea turtles with shells the size of manhole covers sun themselves on the beach.
- Reluctantly motoring out of the slough, we stopped a few times to ogle alligators, huge and small, sunning on the banks, draped across fallen logs or floating quietly in the shallows.
- I loved the endless hours I spent splashing in streams, eating blackberries off the bush, catching trout, walking the woods, sunning on rocks, listening to banjos and dulcimers.
- Rest days pass swimming in the crystal-clear pools of the Merced River, sunning on midstream boulders, watching trout flicker here and there.
- Of course while I'm sunning myself on the beach next week, I'll be sure to think of you all in the office. you never know, you might even get a post card.
- Tuck into clotted cream and freshly baked scones while sunning yourself on the terrace overlooking the beach.
- While other children were sunning themselves on beaches in Brittany or sending postcards from Greece, we were getting drenched at Culloden or counting midge-bites by Loch Arkaig.
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