In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(trembling)(voice/hand) trémulo literary(voice/hand) tembloroso
- But if you close your eyes, it is suddenly so clear how young he is, how high and tremulous is his voice.
- And then he could hear a smile and a tremulous quality in her voice.
- By publicizing their private lives, they make us question the tremulous line between life and art.
- He lowered it slightly and said in a tremulous voice as he gazed at the snow covered ground, ‘I pity you.’
- His voice softens and opens up, threading a tremulous quaver through its easy melody.
- I drove all over York looking for her,’ says Geoff in a voice still tremulous with anxiety despite having Tessa back by his side in the cosy Cygnet pub in Price Street.
- These largely acoustic songs reacquaint us with his tremulous, soulful vocals and cutting lyrical style.
- Among tremulous flora and fauna are tremandra plants, with their shaking anthers, the gelatinous tremella fungi, and treron pigeons.
- No, whether they're writing tremulous lo-fi acoustica or clashing pop symphonies, their lyrically exploratory heart of darkness is at least as important to the Delgados' ethic.
- I suspect that it can only break the perfection of the story, particularly its tremulous, precarious existence on the edge of my world.
- Just remember as you hear the tremulous reporter, voice quaking in empathy, why the farmer is crying.
- In silhouette, Grant also looked the part, with gravity-defying, ironic quiff and long tremulous limbs.
- Bring back to your slow, tremulous simmer, and cook for 4-5 hours minimum, ideally 6 or 7.
- It was in the muted laughter from dark alleys and the half caught lyrics from dance and jazz halls where women with tremulous voices sang about love and death, in such a way as to make one seem like torture, and the other almost jolly.
- But while he shares some of Young's tremulous vocal ability, this is someone with a unique perspective on the America terrain.
- Back they come with the sublimely melodic ‘On The Chin’, led by one of those Ennio Morricone-style, tremulous guitar lines that have become a Tortoise trademark.
- Album opener ‘Petrified Possessions’ is guided by a plodding piano line that's backed by a tremulous guitar adorned with tines of feedback.
- She took a slow step toward him and offered a tremulous smile.
- ‘I guess we've both been trying to keep things under wraps,’ she suggested with a tremulous smile.
- Sara blinked back the tears of hope and happiness and fear and relief before lifting her eyes to offer him a small and tremulous smile.
- Surprisingly, I hear his voice, weak and tremulous, at the base of my neck.
- 'My life is hard enough as it is,’ she offered with a tremulous smile his direction.
- On a timid, tremulous performance of REM's Everybody Hurts, she sounds like a reticent schoolgirl suddenly asked to perform at Live Aid.
- Sara inclined her head, offering a tremulous smile between quick glances.
- We see her tremulous schoolgirl self auditioning for the band along with a trio of equally improbable hopefuls: a ukulele-playing nun, an upper-crust saxophonist and a male drummer ready to don a frock to dodge the draft.
- Sara felt Christopher's firmer squeeze and forced a tremulous smile.
- It's a film where work, good and bad, is done by men, with women getting to play the tremulous wives or daughters.
- The voice on the phone from New York is tremulous, unfailingly polite, marked by hesitations and bursts of nervous laughter.
- I'm plodding on with the street scene painting and it's beginning to come to life in spite of my tremulous incompetence.
- It's all beautifully acted, but I didn't care about Susan and John and their tremulous relationship, laden with supercilious, middlebrow significance.
- The typical Socialist is not, as tremulous old ladies imagine, a ferocious-looking working man with greasy overalls and a raucous voice.
- He still felt slightly tremulous as he left the Yard and began to pass the small shops and restaurants that lined the street leading to Harvard Square.
- And a tremulous smile haunts her lips as she realizes that the audition is only partly to blame.
- She meets his surprised gaze, her wide lips giving him a tremulous smile that makes his chest tighten with emotion.
- At the bottom of the carriage step, she turned and sent Christopher a slightly tremulous smile.
- A population without a balanced attitude to risk leads to extremes, with tremulous individuals cowering away from sausages while others seek out risk and self destruction through drugs.
- Her throat tightened and she released a tremulous smile.
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