In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1puesta de(l) sol femininecrepúsculo masculine literaryat sunset — a la caída de la tarde
- His life encompassed the high noon and early sunset of Britain's world power.
- It's more than likely that coverage of this deal will disappear into the sunset, which is a shame as the lessons learnt here would be useful to many others who should have looked before they leapt.
- Those who believe that the technology is fading into the sunset have not done their homework.
- Indeed, many older Argentines now believe they'll have to toil on into their sunset years.
- Two years earlier I had had my first glimpse of another great dance diva in her sunset years - the 60-year-old Martha Graham.
- They do not pay social security taxes and thus will not be able to draw a pension when they reach their sunset years.
- I will retract my tuition forthwith and find a profession more suited to the quiet dignity of my sunset years.
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