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(container)barril masculinotonel masculinoa barrel of laughs
- we had a barrel of laughs — nos divertimos muchísimo
- it wasn't exactly a barrel of laughs — no fue lo que se dice muy divertido
- to be like shooting fish in a barrel — ser pan comido
- to have sb over a barrel — tener a algn entre la espada y la pared
- to scrape (the bottom of) the barrel — no quedarle a uno más recursos
- have you seen her new boyfriend? she's really scraping the barrel! — ¿has visto con quién sale ahora? ¡tiene que estar muy desesperada!
- this channel is really scraping the bottom of the barrel — solo dan basura por este canal
- Modern farming generates a significant amount of waste such as fertiliser bags, silage wrapping, barrels, scrap metal fencing wire drums and strings from bales.
- Back then the barrels were wooden and extremely heavy it was hard work.
- They develop in almost any container that collects rainwater, such as barrels, tanks, old tires, cups, cans, and bottles.
- There were cobwebs and old wooden crates and barrels scattered carelessly about; evidently, this place had once been used for storage.
- Shelley reached out and ran a finger along the wooden stock and metal barrel.
- The final scene in the wine cellar became much more realistic and professional with the introduction of dark lighting, wine barrels and metal gate.
- Use what you have - rocks, broken-up concrete, logs, old metal barrels or even sawhorses.
- The building itself was made out of wood, and contained several rusted metal barrels and crates.
- Reports by the Heilongjiang Daily and Xinhua News Agency said five metal barrels were uncovered at a construction site in the city on August 4.
- Transfer to a wooden barrel or similar container and leave to cool down to a temperature of around 16 degrees Celsius.
- The butter made at the summer dairies was easily stored in wooden boxes and small barrels and during the winter was an important complement to most foods.
- The coopers walk round the barrel knocking down the temporary iron hoops.
- If your garden space is limited, try planting bluebonnets in containers such as large clay pots, wooden barrels, or planter boxes.
- Many gardeners enjoy planting violas in windowboxes, cedar deck planters, wooden half barrels, and a host of other containers.
- Organic containers such as leather or wooden wine barrels may also have travelled north into Europe but have not survived.
- The masseur took a wooden barrel containing liquid medicine that compounds 28 kinds of Chinese herbal medicine.
- The owner produces it in small quantities and he matures it in earthenware containers rather than in wooden barrels as most vineyards do today.
- Its a patriotic American living thing and it arrives in a traditional hoop bound oak stave barrel half all ready to be planted in Washington DC.
- This port is put into wooden port barrels or pipes, but instead of just two years in oak as in the case of a declared vintage port, it spends four to six years in barrel.
- Butter has been stored and shipped in wooden barrels, casks, tubs, and eventually paraffin paper and parchment.
1.2(measure of oil)barril masculino
- Supply from Iraq, which daily pumped at most half of its estimated 2.1 million barrels capacity last year, remains uncertain.
- Richard and Jude produce 15 barrels of beer a week at present and soon hope to take on their first full time employee.
- The pipeline has the capacity to carry 250,000 barrels of oil a day.
- The tanker Jessica - carrying some 7700 barrels of fuel - ran aground on Tuesday.
- The two-year-old plant has the capacity to make 3,000 barrels of crude biofuel each week.
- The cask in which Ronald Huckvale will be placed on his 21st birthday will be a ponto - the equivalent in gallonage to four barrels.
- Overall, the refineries have a combined capacity of 1.05 million barrels per day.
- South Africa has the most important refineries in the region with a total capacity of 650 000 barrels per day.
- Plus, good to the last gallon or barrel: we'll hear from an author who says oil is running out and fast.
- Annual capacity would be 200,000 tonnes, equivalent to 1.7 million barrels or 1.97 million hectolitres of beer.
- From 200 tons of turkey waste this plant can produce roughly 450 barrels of oil a day, which is being sold commercially.
- In 2001, the industry produced more than 6.2 million barrels of craft beer in the United States.
- Anheuser-Busch, which sold almost 110 million barrels of beer worldwide last year, finds the Sunshine State a thirsty one.
- By 1911 the Moturoa oilfield had three wells producing around 110 barrels of oil a week.
- Look, generally speaking $1 a barrel is roughly a cent a litre, maybe slightly less.
- Ten years ago we had about 5 million barrels of spare capacity.
- A brewer's barrel holds 36 gallons, they produce 120 a week.
- A new refinery will be constructed in central Iraq, with a production capacity of 30,000 barrels per day.
- Asia uses roughly 20 million barrels daily for 3.6 billion people (including India).
- By 1985 there was still 15 million barrels per day spare capacity, about a quarter of world demand at the time.
2.1masculino cañónmasculino tubo
- Lou quickly pushed the gun down so the barrel pointed the ground.
- Instead of using explosives to propel a shell out of a gun barrel, a rail gun uses magnetism to speed a projectile along two rails.
- The Rakais warrior brought the heavy barrel of the rail gun to bear on the armor not more than a hundred meters from his position and pressed a small switch on the weapon's handle.
- All he saw was the barrel of a gun pointed in his face.
- She felt the barrel of a gun pointed at the back of her head.
- They are the Mom and Dad and kids walking to work or school while looking for a gun barrel pointed at them from a white van.
- The original bunker busters used in the first gulf war were made from the barrels of large navel guns filled with 250 lbs of explosives and fitted with guiding fins.
- For more than a decade, we knew only one thing, to settle arguments through the barrels of our guns.
- He stared at the floating gun, the barrel of which was pointed at him.
- On the shallow side of the bridge we found the C gun turret, its barrel pointed slightly down towards the deck.
- So there we were, on that dusty street in ‘High Noon’ eyeing each other down the barrels of our guns.
- That is, with both shotgun barrels, a sub-machine gun, and a howitzer.
- She started to point the barrel of her gun at his forehead.
- On each side of his head, above each ear, were black metal guns with their narrow barrels pointed forwards connected by a black band around the back of his head.
- As Mr Smith got into Hickson's van, Hickson fired off both barrels of the gun, one blast hitting him in the neck, the other hitting the driver's seat.
- Criminals could learn to defeat this system by altering the gun barrel with an instrument, but the system could prove useful.
- Eries raised his gun and pointed its barrel at two lone guards on the far side of the light.
- Lior, approaching ever closer, saw the terrorist run up to the jeep and point the barrel of his gun directly at the head of one of the unconscious policemen.
- Beside it, another tense wooden spar holds an inscribed scarf and an enigmatic black tube resembling a rifle barrel.
- My biggest nemesis began to quiver as I pointed the barrel of his own gun at him.
2.2(of pen)cañón masculino
2.3(of lock)cilindro masculino
1(move fast)we were barreling down the road — íbamos disparados por la carretera coloquial
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