In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(day/weather) ventoso(day/weather) de vientoit's windy — hace viento
- Then again, it was a pretty windy day, and voices were muted by the sound of the wind.
- The kids were running around, some with kites, as the weather was so windy.
- Avoid low spots that might flood, as well as high, exposed, or windy locations.
- The climate was temperate but windy, the terrain a mixture of downland, rocky hills and peat bogs.
- Roy Appleyard converted from the touchline, an excellent kick considering the very windy conditions.
- Also, do not spray soaps onto plants that are water-stressed or during hot, windy, or humid weather.
- Was warm but quite windy and once we'd got there it was basically grey.
- The tradespeople aren't working outside this morning because it's too windy and dangerous.
- Cleaning graffiti off walls would not be everybody's first choice at 8.30 am on a cold windy day.
- Our weather today is very windy with the odd shower of rain.
- Very windy conditions and extremely warm weather increase the dangers associated with backyard burning as well.
- Liam Varley opened the scoring for the seasiders on this cold and extremely windy outing.
- Urban heat islands occur mainly at night and are reduced in windy conditions.
- Free-range hens huddled in their doorways because their field was a bit windy.
- Though it was a dull, rather windy day, people turned out in force.
- As it got closer, it got extremely windy, I could barely see from the dust clouds everywhere.
- Hilly areas are often windy, but the wind could blow strong for certain periods and then not at all during others.
- Jessie and myself are convinced that it is still much too windy.
- It was clear from the start that the strong windy conditions were going to have an immediate effect on the result of the game.
- Even if it is sunny, it can be quite windy on Lough Corrib.
- All those windy characters were kind of hard to bring to life when I was reading them in high school.
- Election Day in a Chinese village brings Jimmy Carter, windy speeches, and dubious promises
- I recently took Mark Pilgrim off my links, because he wrote a very windy and tedious wind-up of Dave Winer.
- Otherwise our multi-lateral, global institutions are exposed as windy talking shops.
- By the end of a book that began as a windy meditation on leadership we are left with the impression of a decent man whose experiences offer many lessons indeed.
- It's a funny track and I like it, but it's funny because it works against the original Chuck D vocal, deflating it, making him sound a bit windy and stupid.
- One word of warning: it's awfully windy out there, so make sure to bring items to weigh down the lighter things which are in danger of blowing away.
- I'm all for due credit, but save the acknowledgements for your windy Grammy acceptance speech.
- The first time I was aware of James Schuyler was in one of those rather windy American ‘Best of’ annuals.
- The king goes on to bore the hell out of them with a long, windy speech.
- Even on radio, their rhetorical style sounds windy, verbose, addicted to polysyllables for their own sake.
3British informal, dated(afraid)he's a right windy so and so — se asusta de nada
- he got windy — le entró miedo
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