In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Another voice rang out, startlingly loud in the tense stillness.
- He has created a fresh, tense and gripping thriller.
- The silence was an intangible tense feeling in the air.
- In an exciting and very tense second half, the teams were locked together on three occasions.
- A tense, uncomfortable silence lay heavy upon them.
- The atmosphere is tense and edgy, and the political slogans on the posters read like threats.
- Nobody said anything for a while, creating an uneasy and tense silence.
- He was suddenly uneasy in the tense silence.
- Before and after the tense match, bricks and bottles were lobbed through the air.
- The province was increasingly tense in recent weeks.
- The first few weeks were a tense whirlwind of emotion.
- It's a superb film that's tense and riveting.
- She had a tense encounter with a small but vocal group of protesters.
- In these tense hours emotions, tempers, and fears are running high.
- It occurred to me that what he did for a living was relax people in tense situations.
- As soon as she left, an awkward and tense silence settled over the room.
- There were a few tense moments of silence before she answered.
- Last night there was a tense silence between them during dinner.
- A tense, uneasy silence fell over the room again.
- At that very second the atmosphere was tense but electric.
- I feel very tense and nervous when I try to initiate a conversation
- We all waited in tense excitement.
- There was a big crowd now, and Celinda was already tense with excitement.
- I really need to sleep and I'm too tense to relax.
- Whereas she's relatively calm and relaxed, he's tense and anxious.
- Feeling more and more tense and unable to sleep, he was prescribed drugs.
- Tariq is not socially relaxed; he feels tense.
- His body had relaxed a bit, but his voice was tense and apprehensive.
- Children who are feeling anxiety may be tense or get upset easily.
- I relaxed myself after being tense for a few minutes.
- Everybody coming to this department is very tense and nervous because they are awaiting results.
- He was as calm as ever but there was a tense anxiety in his eyes.
- The slow, fluid movements help tense, stressed people relax.
- He decided a refreshing dip would relax his tense nerves.
- When I was younger, of course I was more tense and nervous.
- At first she was tense, but she relaxed slightly when he put his arm around her.
- The man in the guitar shop was very tense, somewhat agitated.
- He was still tense and agitated, and the view did nothing to calm him down.
- I'm just too tense an individual to really relax first before writing.
- At first he was tense and then he relaxed.
3(taut)(wire) tenso(wire) tirante(body) tenso(body) en tensión
- My muscles were tense from the unusual exertion, and my body was still exhausted.
- The man did not extend his hand, but his tense posture relaxed noticeably.
- Over time, an individual will learn to recognize the feelings connected with tense muscles.
- All of his tense muscles were growing stiff and sore.
- She'd taken a long, hot shower and even that had failed to relax her tense muscles.
- Her muscles were tense and a cold sweat was breaking out on her forehead.
- She sighed and stretched her tense muscles.
- She put her hands on his back and rubbed the tense muscles soothingly.
- He was not feverish, but his muscles were tense.
- She tried to stand up, but her already tense muscles had stiffened considerably during the flight.
- Aerobic exercise helps to loosen tense muscles.
- She was exhausted and she needed a hot, steaming shower to loosen her tense muscles.
- The warm water felt so very good on his tense muscles.
- She slid behind him and began to massage the tense muscles in his shoulders.
- His fingers kneaded the tense muscles of her shoulders but it did very little to relax her.
- I breathed out deeply and tried to relax my tense muscles.
- Learning to breathe more fully can help you let go of pain and loosen tense muscles.
- This move relaxes tense muscles all along your spine.
- He relaxed his tense finger that had been curled around the trigger.
- She ran her hands along Elisa's shoulders, smoothing her tense muscles.
1tiempo masculinethe past/present/future tense — el pasado/presente/futuro
- But just because we can decode his meaning in spite of his mixing of tenses (past tense and future brutally slammed together), doesn't make it a good practice.
- The tenses switch from past to present and back again and there is a dramatic use of dialogue.
- As the network learned, it began to generate ‘digged’ for ‘dug,’ regular past tenses of irregular verbs.
- At the moment I am trying to master 5 different tenses of verbs and also adverbs, pronouns and other vocabulary.
- When my brain was filled with verb tenses, right triangles and pulmonary veins, there was no room for personal thoughts.
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