In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1coloquial(important person)pez gordo masculino coloquial
- Guerrerro is a politician - he's a big wheel in the Log Cabin Republicans - and talked like one, for good and for ill.
- His father, Frank, Sr., was a big, confident man with an endless social life, a big wheel in local Republican politics.
- Adams is a big wheel in the parent group of Deloitte & Touche, heading up four areas of business with 3500 people reporting to him on an international basis.
- And if you're smart enough to make sense of it all, and work out a strategy, you could become a very big wheel indeed.
2Britanico(in amusement park)rueda gigante femeninorueda de la fortuna femenino Méxicorueda de Chicago femenino Colombia Chilenoria femenino Españavuelta al mundo femenino Argentina
- But World Tourist Attractions boss Elliott Hall said the company had not been put off bringing a big wheel to York.
- The man behind plans to bring a big wheel to a York riverside park said his company might take the idea elsewhere if it was rejected by councillors today.
- Or there was the year I arranged to meet friends at the big wheel only to discover there wasn't one.
- The proposal to bring a big wheel to the city has generated a great deal of interest from residents and visitors, but it may be helpful to correct some misconceptions.
- Hopes of bringing a big wheel to York this summer were today on a knife-edge as the man behind the venture admitted: ‘Time is running out.’
- Free food and booze, fantastic views of all of London; Tower bridge, The Tate Modern, St Paul's Cathedral and the big wheel thing at Waterloo.
- All the talk of a big wheel coming to York this summer reminds me of the time a young mum took her five-year-old son on the big wheel at the fairground.
- They had a carousel, a big wheel, children's rides, a big TV screen showing national events, a youth swing band, a calypso and skiffle band, a brass band and a dance exhibition and classes to learn the jitterbug, jive and skiffle.
- Mr Hall said he understood that shops in the vicinity of a big wheel erected for four months in Manchester by WTA had enjoyed a boost to trade, and were now pressing to get it back.
- As planners prepare to decide on the future of a proposed big wheel for York, Stephen Lewis takes a spin on the Birmingham Eye.
- BBC GMR presenter Heather Stott has promised to tackle her fear of heights by riding on the big wheel in Manchester's Exchange Square, with listeners phoning in to sponsor her.
- It would deal with the geese, offer a more intriguing tourist attraction than a big wheel and it might deter underage drinking in the skateboard park, too.
- We really enjoyed a trip on the big wheel there, and I can strongly recommend the experience to your readers.
- Salesman Darren decided only the big wheel would do for the big question a month ago, when he bought the engagement ring.
- Mr Irvine says he got a letter from Leeds Council informing him of the German Market - but there was no mention of the big wheel, which is scheduled to run until December 21.
- Does anybody else feel that the appropriate place for a big wheel is in a fairground rather than a modern shopping centre trying to improve its image?
- They whooped on the big wheel and crashed into each other on the dodgems.
- … although Willow scared me more by insisting on going on the big wheel, I sat and watched her go on with Benj and Kira, it was scary seeing her so high up!
- Across the heaving waters, none of the sounds of Blackpool penetrate; but the long front, the tower and the big wheel are outlined against the darkness by a thousand lights.
- A complete lack of foresight has resulted in WTA now shelving plans for their big wheel, at least for this year.
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