In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1asombro masculinethe children gazed in wonderment — los niños miraban maravillados
- An exhilarating mixture of fear, wonderment and primal curiosity overcame their usual normal response to such an occurrence.
- We also see the joy, fascination and wonderment on the faces of children as they read, talk with or entertain one of the characters.
- His face is a mixture of joy, wonderment and disbelief.
- I've been listening to these four discs with wonderment, admiration, and delight.
- For a second he looked at me, eyes still wide but no longer wide with amazement and wonderment.
- In the meantime, why not gaze in awe and wonderment at the vast shortlist.
- This piece leaves the listener with a feeling of wonderment about what another day in the city will hold.
- His voice is friendly and trusting and there's a sense of fun and wonderment about him.
- Firefighter Dan, who had known Adam for a number of years, looked at his friend in wonderment.
- The two lads were quite impressed but the final wonderment was reserved for the Rembrandt.
- But yes, it is a story of faith, of wonderment at all things in the universe and of the law of nature.
- Only Russell Lee conveys a sense of joy and wonderment in his photographs.
- They were treated with awe, respect and looked at with wonderment.
- Later I expect to gaze in wonderment at how large a university library can be.
- I've been surrounded by people shaking their heads in despair and wonderment standing over the Irish Times.
- It's the small feeling of awe and wonderment you get seeing its sleek shape whizz past you.
- His eyes were wide with wonderment, like a surprised, yet very pleased, child's.
- Each model or client shows the same fascination and wonderment with their lifecast as an infant does when first recognising itself in a mirror.
- The man smiled at the young boy who seemed to have a well of infinite wonderment and enthusiasm to draw upon.
- The sense of sunny awe and wonderment is not as evident, but the lyrics have more depth this time around.
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