In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the smell of coffee that wafted from the kitchen — el olor a café que venía de la cocina
- a feather wafted in on the breeze — una pluma entró flotando con la brisa
- fields of wheat wafting in the breeze — campos de trigo que ondulan (or ondulaban etc.) en la brisa
1(smell) llevar por el aire
- The room was huge, and dust gently wafted down from skylights and settled on the objects in the room.
- Passareil said nothing and the room went quiet except for the sounds of grief wafting up from below.
- I'm not one of those people who has to clap a wet cloth over his face when artificial scents waft his way, but I wish they'd stop making everything smell like something.
- A business owner claims a foul stench wafting through his premises is driving disgusted customers away.
- Fresh fruit hangs from the trees, which rustle pleasantly in the breeze, and the scent of organic herbs wafts from the perfectly manicured lawns.
- The island basks in year-round subtropical sunshine, wafted by gentle Atlantic breezes.
- He was sitting in a traffic queue on York's eastern outskirts when the familiar sound of sirens wafted through the air.
- These summery scents will waft through your house, lifting your spirits.
- There was a very fragrant bush with small purple flowers on it that wafted a candy-like scent.
- Brush your hands against the plant and inhale the delightful scent wafting through the breeze.
- Two nights before Christmas your nostrils would light up from the scents wafting in over the breeze.
- Out in the bay the sun flickers on the gently lapping water as the scents of the offerings waft out to sea from the little lanterns and house doors.
- The comparatively open spaces made for a relaxed atmosphere as a very laid-back audience stretched out in the warm weather to enjoy the sounds wafting over from the main stage.
- A rare breath of summer breeze wafts a small, white paper bag along the platform.
- Everyone laughed and chatted as they passed the dishes, a soft breeze from the ocean wafting up the mountainside.
- By early May the seeds of the dandelions will have been wafted away on breezes and will have deposited themselves in people's gardens - alas.
- Cool air wafted up from the breezes blowing outside, carrying the sounds of downtown New York City into my room.
- Sounds waft by or linger barely long enough to register as rhythmic or melodic phrases.
- I could hear the faint sounds of Van Morrison wafting from a car stereo in the parking lot.
- The scent of wildflowers wafts through the air.
1(of air) ráfaga feminine(of air) bocanada feminine(of smoke, vapor) bocanada feminine
- Thus even a not-entirely-great movie like City by the Sea feels like wafts of fresh air.
- The pasture blew gently in the balmy waft of wind.
- Richie opened the door to get out, and a cold waft of air blew in, together with the sound of the pouring rain outside.
- A waft of wind hit me, taking me back into the reality around me.
- Wind turbines turn lazily in a waft of air, a frog croaks in a pond, a small white goat munches grass along the driveway and a waterwheel makes faint sloshing noises as it turns.
- Crisp wafts of frozen breath puffed from his gritted teeth.
- Lily's fan blew a pleasant waft of cooler air our way, and I closed my eyes, enjoying the breeze.
- As I concentrate harder, a waft of wind ruffles my hair and I sense divine inspiration.
- I trapped it behind a curtain, whipped the window open and then coaxed it out with gentle wafts and encouraging noises.
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