In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(place) tranquilo(person) tranquilo(person) sereno(person) calmo Latin America(smile/voice) sereno(smile/voice) calmo Latin America(existence) tranquilo(existence) apacible literary(atmosphere) tranquilo(atmosphere) sereno(atmosphere) apacible literarythe tranquil waters of the lake — las calmas aguas del lago
- his breathing gradually became more tranquil — su respiración se fue haciendo más reposada / calma
- I strolled through the financial district, amazed by how tranquil, clean, and pleasant it all was.
- Only calm remained, as still and tranquil as the ocean after a tempestuous storm.
- Travelling on it is leisurely, not intruded on by fumes or traffic jams; in short, a tranquil delight.
- To get to the falls you stroll through a tranquil fruit, herb, and flower garden.
- In the distance, at the top of the picture, tranquil blues and greys stretch away to Paradise or the Pacific.
- The mood is tranquil and tolerant and mistakes in this garden are just accepted.
- The food was delicious, the wine imbibed with much vigour and the ambience tranquil yet mellow, hearty yet calm.
- Great minds such as ours must be serene and tranquil in order to remain above the fray.
- I would turn in my bed and, facing the barren wall, see clearly that far world as tranquil and still.
- Try to present a tranquil and composed appearance to your team as they will benefit from your good vibes.
- Today was the first time I walked around its tranquil little garden and surveyed its moat.
- We pushed on through tranquil meadows and dense pine forest, steep terraces and the occasional traverse.
- Tai chi is calm and tranquil, and lacks the glamour or flashiness of aerobics.
- Nights at the marina were tranquil and there were some spiders resting in their webs under the starry sky.
- Trees have been planted around the theatre to keep it cool, tranquil and beautiful.
- Its rooms are clustered around tranquil pools and set in acres of tropical gardens.
- The stadium crowd exploded, temporarily breaking the peace in the tranquil city park.
- On the other hand the sea has an amazingly calming and tranquil effect when the waters are calm.
- Neighbours have clubbed together to turn their back alley into a tranquil garden and play area.
- It has many areas of stunning beauty and places that are truly tranquil and serene.
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