- 1.1 countable/numerable (on water) onda (feminine) the tide had left ripples on the sand la marea había dejado ondulaciones en la arena the breeze made ripples in the grass la brisa mecía la hierba (before noun/delante del nombre) ripple effect onda (feminine) expansiva this had a ripple effect throughout the country esto provocó una reacción que se fue extendiendo por todo el paísMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (of feeling, mood) oleada (feminine) a ripple of excitement ran through the crowd una oleada de entusiasmo recorrió la multitud
More example sentences1.3 countable/numerable (sound) a ripple of applause un breve aplauso a ripple of laughter una cascada de risas 1.4 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (ice cream) raspberry/chocolate ripple helado (masculine) de vainilla con vetas de frambuesa/chocolate
- Feeling the need to vent his anger, Shane threw a stone into the little pond at Central Park, causing a series of violent ripples in the water that was before so calm.
- I'm sitting next to her on the rock now, and we are both watching the water ripple in the breeze.
- The water sparkled a deep blue, and the wind blowing softly made the water ripple gently in the breeze.
- I vaguely here my mind wondering, I feel a ripple of excitement spread through my body, as I relive old movie scenes where moments like this turned out for the best.
- The sudden forcing noise as he pushed the sticking window open caused a ripple of excitement to quickly spread through the crowd below.
- The biplane had arrived in town three days earlier - the first aeroplane to fly into New Plymouth - creating a ripple of excitement
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.
- 1.1 (move) [water] rizarse*; [wheat/grass] mecerse*; [muscles] tensarse the lake/wheatfield rippled in the breeze la brisa rizaba or ondulaba la superficie del lago/trigal [literary/literario] 1.2(rippling present participle/participio presente)[muscles] tensado 1.3 (make sound) [water/waves] susurrar [literary/literario], murmurar [literary/literario]More example sentences
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- The water rippled and larger waves came to the surface.
- The cold waters rippled in small waves; splashing onto the bank.
- Slowly, the ship coasted forwards, the water rippling gently around the bow.
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- He had a flat stomach, the skin flawless and muscles rippling under as he moved to pull a shirt over his head.
- Without a shirt on, his muscles rippled with every move.
- The horse's muscles rippled with each bounding move it took forward, and it snorted as it breathed heavily.
- A murmur of excitement rippled around the assembly-hall.
- The sound of explosions rippling across the city reached his ears as he lay awake in bed.
- The disturbing sound rippled throughout the room and sent a chill running down his spine.
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- Far below him, the wind rippled the smooth surface of the lake.
- She exhaled in a great rush, rippling the water's surface, and reached for the soaps and scented oils her maids had left her.
- She tossed her golden hair gently behind her shoulder, and reached down to ripple the cool water's surface.