In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paved) patio trasero masculino(grassed) jardín trasero masculino EEUU(grassed) fondo masculino Río de la Plata EEUUin one's own backyard — en su (or mi etc.) patio trasero / misma puerta
- not in my backyard — no en mi patio trasero / en mi vecindario
- It involves a simple count of the number of birds visiting a garden or backyard in an hour.
- The backyards of these houses, in consequence, became smaller and more irregular, frequently in shadow for most of the day.
- The residents were directed to whitewash houses, clean backyards and houses, fence wells and clean latrines twice a day, within 24 hours.
- Students sketched ‘attractive lawns and backyards and [gave] suggestions of what native shrubbery to use and when to transplant it’ in this class.
- In the warm months, I enjoy watching the animals that are attracted to the flowers in my backyard.
- Some of these properties have steep driveways and no backyards or side yards to accommodate parking spaces, garages and storage workshops.
- Glancing across the yard, he saw a willow tree in the backyard of the next house, and sitting in it was a girl.
- The youngsters raided the backyards of houses, appropriating the ‘besoms’ or brooms usually kept there, and these they subsequently used as torches on Guy Fawkes Day, or rather, night.
- A half-glass door, also white, allows access along the side of the house to the backyard.
- The backyards and high tech buildings may house refrigerator-sized fuel cells.
- My mom grows hundreds of flowers in our backyard, and I helped plant most of them.
- It's also partly because it's a real hassle living in a house with a backyard.
- She gazed out the window, at the tree house in the backyard, her eyes vacant.
- Bricks, logs and other materials have been recycled into a retaining wall to keep dirt from the basketball court and into backyards as borders for gardens, many of which boast impressive rose gardens.
- This bit of roof is at the righthand side of the house and we could see into the backyard of the house next door.
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- She wanted her to grow up in a nice house with a backyard, so she could play.
- Corrugated huts house additional families in backyards and the shanty towns overflow with new arrivals.
- His botanical images, which reveal the brilliant colors of nature and the strange forms and unique textures of flowers from people's backyards from around the world, have become his signature.
- I watched the flower in our backyard, day after day, as the huge purple petals unfolded.
- Here's a guy who sets up his house and his backyard like a playground for children.
- It was previously part of a backyard belonging to a house which has since been incorporated into the school property.
- Moving to the back, Austin reached for the garden gate and entered his backyard.
- Front yards, side yards, backyards disappear; porches are no more.
- Through a side window we can see a large, ungainly pig sloshing through mud and muck in the backyard of the house.
- For many years, dealers have been operating on an uneven playing field where traders have been operating and selling cars from their backyards, through auction houses and car fairs.
- After about five hours we had cleaned everything, from the kitchen to my room and from the backyard to the front yard.
- Our home was a modest four-bedroom house with a backyard of grass and rose bushes.
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