In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1sofocantebochornosoit was sweltering — hacía un calor sofocante
- as adverb it was a sweltering hot day — era un día de calor sofocante
- According to reports from Chris, who went out there a few days ago, the weather has ranged from sweltering to incapacitating.
- On a sweltering hot day, May 31, 1982, Pope John Paul II arrived at the racecourse to be welcomed by a sea of pilgrims.
- Legend has it that apprentice salesmen must prove themselves by manning a winter coat stall in the sweltering month of August.
- It's 9: 15 on a sweltering September morning in San Francisco, and Guru.com's tunnel-like office space is coming to life.
- The screaming fans couldn't compose themselves even in the sweltering heat.
- Many urbanites in southern Europe flee their sweltering cities for the mountains or coast in summer.
- Almost overnight, it seems, pavement cafés have sprung up around the city and are the coolest places to be on sweltering afternoons.
- During our sweltering American summer, the average temperature in this northern city hovers around a comfortable 75 degrees.
- The mercury reached a sweltering 107 degrees in Dallas on Sunday.
- Gold miners often have to descend more than 3 kilometres underground to drill ore in sweltering narrow tunnels.
- The air conditioning was broken, so the cab was sweltering.
- A calm air - despite the sweltering Spanish heat - emanated.
- I was stone cold sober, and the room was sweltering.
- And it is not just office workers who will be suffering if the sweltering temperatures arrive.
- Still, temperatures in the low 90 s, with sweltering humidity, did produce some grumbling.
- Working in the train wasn't easy because there was no air conditioning and it was utterly sweltering.
- Men lived and worked with volatile herbicides for ten days straight each fortnight, some over several years, in the sweltering monsoonal climate.
- Indianapolis is a flat track with decent grip, but Ince knew much or that grip would disappear after several laps in sweltering conditions.
- I'm all for dogs enjoying themselves but are we sure that is what they will do on a sweltering sea shore?
- As it was, we spent a couple of sweltering hours there and left.
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