In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(bathe)(animal) revolcarsehippos wallowing in mud — hipopótamos revolcándose en el lodo
- I love to wallow in a hot bath — me encanta estarme horas disfrutando de un baño caliente
- When the giant waves struck the coast of Kenya, Owen was wallowing with his herd in the ocean near the mouth of the Sabaki River.
- Now all that's left are guns and herds of overweight buffalo wallowing across a subcontinent of syrup.
- There was the engine, sparkling clean and just waiting to purr like a kitten, but the rest of the boat looked like a greased pig had wallowed up and down the route to the engine compartment many times.
- Cape buffalo prefer areas of open pasture, close to jungle and swampy ground where they can wallow.
- Those who relish the contradiction of something so bad it's good, will wallow like pigs in clover.
- A lot of people want to wallow like hippos at a waterhole when they go on holiday, and there's nothing wrong with that.
- The next morning I awoke to the bellows, grunts and snorts of a dozen huge elephant seals wallowing on the black beach below the sleeping dongas (cargo containers).
1.2(delight)she wallowed in her new-found fame — se regodeaba con su fama recién adquirida
- to wallow in self-pity — regodearse / deleitarse en la autocompasión
1(action)I'm off for a wallow in the bath — me voy a dar un baño largo y relajante
- hippos go there for a wallow — los hipopótamos van a ese lugar para revolcarse
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