In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/approach) tímido(animal) huraño
- Too timid to risk present comforts, they never muster the spine to acquire or risk their own capital.
- Yet he is a keen sighted and extraordinary man, gentle I think by nature and at once timid, modest and reticent.
- His answer spilled timid and trembling from his frightened lips, a trickle of stuttering feebleness.
- The plot just requires him to be a meek, timid guy next door who believes in following the rules.
- He took on a confident stance and started to advise the younger, more timid worker.
- But he was an extremely timid man and all he did was to stay by her side and prevent her from going out.
- He was just pouring himself another cup of coffee when there was a timid knock on the door.
- As in all sensitive and generous souls, people born into this sign can seem rather meek and timid.
- Once inside, things simply got worse for any shy, timid souls who plucked up the courage and made it past the front door.
- Eventually they managed to track down frozen varieties of fish, which were fed to the timid bird in a bowl of salted water.
- I creep forward, mostly on my hands and feet, timid and afraid that he, too, might pull a gun on me.
- She has a tremendous amount of data but seems timid about really analyzing most of it.
- She had thought the timid beings would be fearful of undertaking such a journey.
- At first, I was kind of timid, but now I may as well use it to my advantage.
- Sheep are generally timid and tend to flock together, although they do not compete for rank.
- That said, I really hated this film, and not because it's so dumb, but because it's so timid and gutless.
- Zidane, and those close to him, claim that he rarely speaks because he is a naturally timid and modest person.
- We were timid children, and the world we inhabited was too harsh, too angry with itself, but too scared to push the button.
- That's just a timid bureaucrat trying to unload a problem that got dumped in his lap.
- We just seem to be in this fearful, timid phase in our political development.
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