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(stone) arrojar(stone) lanzar(stone) tirar(dice) tirar(dice) echar(line) lanzar(net) echarhe was cast into the dungeon — lo arrojaron a la mazmorra
- So just as prisoners are cast out of mainstream society, prisons exist largely out of mainstream public life.
- It is an all too common fallacy that anglers fishing havens such as the Ebro only have to bait a line, cast it in and the fish, both large and numerous will duly oblige!
- While your heart may be set on the University of Michigan or Yale, cast your net wide.
- The dead had long since been cast over the side, their scant possessions and weapons cradled in their embrace.
- Good thing, too, as we observe two fishermen casting lines nearby.
- Two men are sitting on the jetty, fixing bait to hooks and casting fishing-lines out into the water, chatting quietly in Spanish and sipping from bottles of Corona.
- He then took his books and staff and cast them into the sea, openly vowing to give up his long-held practice of sorcery.
- They give up their particular claim to sovereignty and cast themselves on the waters.
- Again, I have difficulty imagining anyone casting their contraceptives to the wind on hearing about this one.
- In this kind of world, the weak and feeble minded are cast to the side to die an unambiguous death, while the strong and wise go on to live a fruitful, long life.
- I have had very close friends in the fishing community basically cast me out of their circles for criticizing commercial fishers.
- The book casts its net widely, aiming at different demographics.
- Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day.
- In short, historians very often have to cast their research net a lot wider in order to find evidence relating to a particular topic.
- Many cast a line off the stern door at night to fish, sometimes not that successfully.
- Even at that hour, the bay was already dotted with the boats of fishermen casting their lines.
- Our forebears were cast out from their homeland by the ruling class.
- Death and hell will be cast into the lake of fire.
- The preceding verses establish the fact that Satan was cast out of heaven.
- When the anchor was cast, he left the vessel with a purple face.
- With that, she took the plunge into the Thames and was soon among her fellow athletes, bobbing along like beads cast into the water.
- Other times, resupply stations are available for you to cast your anchor at for repairs.
- The priest dribbled wine on the lamb's head, and meal and salt, then cut off some of the wool from between the horns and cast that on the altar fire.
- Many a man will cast a line with several hooks hoping that at least one fish will bite, some play it courageously with all their luck on one hook.
- As a result, the ship's captain decides to pull up the sails and cast anchor for awhile until the wind returns.
- When looking for inspiration he casts his net wide, with verses reflecting a wide range of ideas and affording readers a glimpse of his positive and often entertaining take on life.
- She cast it aside forcefully and with stony eyes, turned to Dimitri.
- They were casting fishing lines into the water.
- There was to be no happy ending as her husband suddenly died leaving her a widow, a desperate state for any Indian woman as it cast her out of society and made her a non-person.
- That's a lot of bread that could have been cast upon the waters.
- Lovely it was - with fishermen on the rocks in each little inlet, happily casting their lines, sipping on a beer, gazing at the sea.
- He had more chance of catching something in a jam jar than where he had cast his lines but we didn't have the heart to nip back and tell him.
- A mid-sized rig loomed in the distance, floating on the water with several fishing lines cast over the sides.
- This captain of the ship decides to cast anchor after leaving Java because of a storm.
- On putting it on she was cast into the water and later rescued.
1.2(light/shadow) proyectarI sat in the shadow cast by the wall — me senté a la sombra de la pared / que proyectaba la pared
- the news cast a shadow over the event — la noticia ensombreció el acto
- this incident casts him in a very different light — este incidente lo muestra de manera muy distinta
- to cast doubt on sth — poner algo en duda
- His family was decimated by tuberculosis, casting a shadow over the rest of his life and career.
- The figure loomed mysteriously in the shadows casting a long shadow from a street lamp.
- The unremitting whiteness of the walls is anchored by a black marble floor that casts seductive glossy reflections and will age gracefully despite intense use.
- We have new blinds to put up when we're finished decorating, but in the meantime we've tacked an old sheet across the window to stop people from looking in, and it's casting an eerie blue glow around the room.
- The emotional meeting cast new light on the islanders' historic role and the impact their brief meeting with Kennedy had on their lives.
- At the same time, higher interest rates are casting a shadow over the housing market.
- She's standing beside an electric sign, which casts a blue and red glow onto her willowy frame.
- The moon cast shadows of silver light, which lay in pools on the bedspread.
- When we reach the waterline, the full moon has risen, casting steely light over the boulders that Graham has strategically positioned along the shore.
- Before long I laid down and fell asleep, the sun still casting a red glow over the horizon.
- The glow still present, the figure turned, revolving, and the dim light cast a monstrous shadow of it on the trunk of a tree nearby.
- The room was dark except for the light from the computer monitor, which cast a ghostly blue shade on the mother and daughter's faces.
- During a solar eclipse the Moon moves across the Sun, blocking its light and casting a shadow onto the Earth.
- Beneath the cloudy sky, the green and blue shade cast by the giant trees fell in a mottled pattern on the forest floor.
- Its rays of light cast eerie shadows that danced on the wall and the ceiling.
- The sun cast a golden radiance upon the grey-green waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
- Helmet-mounted lights cast less shadow, which can mess with your depth perception.
- It will also fuel inflation, which is already casting a shadow over economic forecasts.
- The posters were lit softly in the light, shadows cast in the corners farthest from the window.
- It is still casting a shadow over the whole perception of the council - the honourable thing would have been for him to resign.
1.3(horoscope) hacer(horoscope) preparar(vote) emitir
- Postal votes can be cast any time until and including June 10, providing they are received by 10 pm at the address on the return envelope.
- The votes have been cast and the winners of the Croydon Champion Art Challenge have been chosen.
- The company needs to gain 75 per cent of the vote that is cast at a general meeting in August.
- The bill is silent on how votes will be cast, including the possibility of postal ballots.
- This is the first time that the union has has cast such a vote.
- It is, of course, utterly presumptuous to declare the race over before a single vote has been cast.
- A total of 11,417 votes were cast in favour of a strike and 4,316 were cast against.
- Such activities disenfranchise those who properly register to vote and cast valid ballots.
- On Saturday week, 600,000 young people will cast their first ever vote in a federal election.
- A vast number of early votes and absentee votes have been cast.
- The 488 voters cast 2,226 votes for 454 different books about Montana.
- Bottom couple dance together up the middle of the set, and cast out and down the outside back to places.
- Then the boy and the girl would cast down and circle with the bottom couple.
- Each person will have their own unique polling number which will give them access to each service, ensuring that fraudulent votes cannot be cast.
- Fears that insufficient votes would be cast persisted up until the referendum took place on February 20.
- Bolton election staff have started opening postal ballots already cast by voters in the General Election.
- Come back up to where you started and cast round one couple to progress.
- Ballot boxes will be left to gather dust in the June elections, as every vote will be cast by post.
- The poll was run from the council's website and votes could be cast either by computer or a mobile phone.
- By lunchtime, across East Timor, four out of five of those who had registered had cast their votes.
- The votes have been cast and the deadline of May 15 has long passed.
- That forces us to consider the votes that were not cast.
- Reaching the age of eighteen was quite significant for me, as it allowed me the opportunity to cast my first parliamentary vote.
2(shed)(snake) mudar de(snake) mudarthe horse cast a shoe — al caballo se le salió / se le cayó una herradura
- to cast anchor — echar el ancla / las anclas
- Bed bugs cast their skin each time they grow.
- Lice seen on chairs, pillows, and hats are dead, sick, or elderly or are cast skins of lice - these cannot infect a person.
- The male roe deer casts its antlers every winter.
- A film of liquid develops between the two layers of skin, which later makes it easier for the animal to cast its skin.
- The moose had started to cast their horns about Christmas time.
3.1(mold)Arte vaciar(metal) fundirstatues cast in bronze — estatuas de bronce
- She then has these objects cast in metal to make them permanent.
- The Lord Lieutenant of East Yorkshire, Richard Marriott, travelled down to the foundry where the six bells have been cast to inspect them for himself.
- Back in 1856, he patented a steel-making process for casting strip steel.
- From these moulds he could then cast waxes to use as the masters for the bronze casting.
- Apart from being very difficult to cast a solid bronze figure without distortion, the weight would be a major problem.
- He stared into space as his teacher explained the principles of casting metal into various shapes.
- Aluminum is one of the few metals that can be cast by all of the processes used in casting metals.
- The source for this date is found in a petition for a bell to be cast in the year 840.
- A plaster mold was made when the body parts were to be cast in bronze metal because molten bronze would destroy a rubber mold.
- In those days type was cast in hot metal on Linotype machines and if power was off, the metal went cold.
- Those who could afford it wore medals struck in silver, but the ordinary people purchased medals cast in less expensive metals.
- And it is hoped the bells, which are to be cast in Holland, will be heard for the first time in September on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the village.
- Visitors were also shown vases that were cast from the same material and turned on a wood lathe.
- Made in the last year of Hanson's life, this was the artist's first sculpture cast in bronze.
- Brooches were made either by hammering a piece of metal into the right shape or by casting molten metal in a mould.
- Pins, buckles and discs were all being cast, but the moulds were mainly for penannular brooches.
- The background depicts a worker casting metal in a foundry's workshop.
- The figurine could have been cast from a clay mould made with a bronze fitting of a jug handle or a steelyard weight.
- Fondant can also be cast in moulds and allowed to set.
- It casts molten silicon in moulds, just as metal components are cast.
- Virtually all copper alloys can be cast successfully by the centrifugal casting process.
- Bells can be hollowed from wood or made from glass or ceramics, but most are cast or forged from metal.
- A variety of materials such as stone, metal, and sandy clays have been used to form the mould in which metal is cast.
- Simple shapes such as plates and spoons could be cast in a two-part mould, but complex forms such as tankards or flagons needed multi-part moulds.
- Steel can be cast into bars, strips, sheets, nails, spikes, wire, rods or pipes as needed by the end user.
- The dog, cast in bronze by a local sculptor, was erected in 1932 to commemorate the district's pioneer settlers.
- It was also popular as a material for ornamentation, being versatile and easily shaped or cast into different patterns.
- Pewter was used to make cheap jewellery and was cast in moulds made from antler, engraved Roman tiles and clay, although stamped pewter jewellery was also made.
- He appears to have devised a successful mould for casting regularly sized and spaced metal type, a heavy ink that would adhere to this type, and a variation of a press that would give an impression on paper.
- Cast iron is very versatile, as it can be poured into moulds when molten and cast into complicated shapes, but is very brittle.
- For nearly a century, the text to be printed was cast in hot metal, using monotype to set single characters or linotype to set text line by line.
- When cast in bronze, the statue is expected to weigh a tonne.
- Later he had his works cast in bronze and sometimes added elements in welded steel.
3.2(formulate)formularthe argument could be cast more concisely — el argumento podría presentarse / formularse de manera más concisa
- You don't see reporters cast in a good light anymore.
- He has been cast in a certain way by his silence because he thought the right thing to do was to work with the police and not come on your show.
- First, the rhetoric requires motherhood to be cast in unrealistically negative terms.
- Will the resident antipathy towards America in other spheres be cast in the same style?
- Behavior can usually be cast in positive or negative terms.
1.1(molded object)Arte vaciado masculino(of metal) pieza fundida femeninoa plaster cast of the footprint — un molde de yeso de la huella
- Greece has promised to make casts of the sculptures for the British Museum and bear all the costs of returning them to Athens.
- Sonja Landweer is exhibiting a series of bronze casts taken from ceramic moulds.
- However there is more than meets the eye as the sculpture is actually a bronze cast realistically painted.
- Maudslay must also have seen the superb casts of European sculptures exhibited in the Architectural Courts of the South Kensington Museum, which had opened in 1873.
- Among the other five pieces here are two compositions that are each shown in two versions - the original assemblage and a bronze cast.
- He once made a bronze cast of his own hand, which he used to grip a sapling.
- Previously, like Rodin and his followers, Brancusi had modelled his sculptures in clay or plaster and then made bronze casts.
- The garden's been maintained as she kept it and is full of her sculptures: from 1958, she kept back artist's casts of many of her bronzes, placing them here.
- Peer at the piece very closely and you may just make out the traces of what look like scars on the surface of the cellulose paint which coats these two huge bronze casts.
- The room has a great light fixture, by Artemide, and truly original artwork in the cast of a broken piano that artist Leesa French found in a rubbish tip.
- His multi-figure bronze casts portray a breadline, an Appalachian farm couple and a man listening to one of FDR's fireside chats.
- Each stage is also designated by a set of realistic casts of figures being born, getting married and so forth.
- There is no evidence of retouching to the cast, which suggests that the mould was of the highest quality.
- A second bronze cast of the statue is at the top of the stairs in the Century Association.
- The rooms I like best are the ones that contain casts of all sorts of astonishing statues, monuments and sections of famous architecture.
- They're everywhere; his signature, their presence captured in Snowdon's great 1988 photograph and in those ubiquitous casts in plaster and bronze.
- It has casts of virtually all his sculptural work.
- After the metal has cooled, the mould is broken open and the solid cast is now ready for use.
- The bronze depicted here is one of eight casts created in 1955.
- These sheets are fed into large presses with casts shaped into a particular body panel, like a door, bonnet roof and bodies.
- It is such a gratifying and easy task to chat about life and times using literary works as a basis, just as it is more gratifying and easier to copy from a plaster cast than to draw a living body.
- The break turned out to be fairly minor, as these things go, and since the bone was in a stabilised position, I didn't even need a cast.
- Model eggs were made of plaster-of-Paris from casts of real cowbird eggs and painted with acrylic paints and polyurethane to mimic real cowbird eggs.
- The models began life sculpted in clay, before a plaster cast was used to mould the final version in glass fibre, with the knight and the totem pole finished to look like bronze, the helmet in iron.
- When Elgin first went to Athens, his intention was simply to make a plaster cast of the sculptures.
- The casts were then cut open and used as templates; the assemblages of welded rods are three-dimensional sketches of individuals in zigzags of bright white metal.
- Foundry staff, working on the new York Minster bells, pour molten metal into an underground cast.
- When a metal enters a cast, it may appear to flow uniformly.
- Molten metal flows in a white-hot stream into the giant cast for one of York Minster's six new bells.
1.3(for broken limb)yeso masculinoescayola femenino Españahe's got a cast on his leg — tiene la pierna escayolada España
- We got him out of the plaster cast and he's been able to move his wrist freely at a very early stage.
- Just out of his body cast and into a metal brace, Patchen still lacked mobility and so began to look around for a house nearby.
- Mom was lying in her bed, arm in a cast, and bandage on her forehead.
- I am having the plaster cast removed at the end of the week so I will be okay.
- He has had the cast removed from his broken arm and is now working on building up the muscle and on his overall conditioning.
- The guy had one arm in a plaster cast and he's lucky it's not two now.
- In fact, he was so desperate to get back on to his bike that we had to tell the doctor a little lie to persuade him to remove the plaster cast.
- I had just finished applying a cast to her fractured wrist.
- He then saw a doctor, had his old plaster cast removed, had his leg re-plastered, had another x-ray and finally saw the doctor again, who checked the x-rays and told him he could go home - all of this in just under two hours.
- After checking the x-rays, Rachael can see the wrist is broken and Sammy will need a plaster cast fitted.
- They put a plaster cast on my foot, right up to my knee.
- Why aren't some types of broken bones put in casts right away?
- The girl was totally wrapped in casts and bandages.
- Orthopedic technologists traditionally remove casts and prepare types of traction.
- Some members of this profession specialize in a narrow range of conditions, for example, bonesetters, who make casts and medicines for broken limbs.
- At this point I noticed that the girl, who was about 18 years old, had her left leg in a cast from above the thigh to the bottom of her foot.
- Not all skiing accidents can be mended with a plaster cast or bandage.
- Joshua, who is encased from hip to neck in a plaster cast to protect his weak bones, had a huge smile on his face throughout
- Every six weeks she had to go to hospital and have the casts changed under general anaesthetic to accommodate her growing frame.
- He fractured four bones in his wrist and will wear a cast for three months before beginning physical therapy.
2(in angling)lanzamiento masculino
- After about ten casts Alf caught a trout and was delighted.
- First cast, the fly landed lightly, then drifted downstream for about three yards.
- On the third cast, I could see a wake behind the fly, but ran out of water before the fish would take.
- After a few hopeful short casts, I punched out as far as possible, to the deeper channel, about twenty yards off the sandbar.
- In the next four casts, I had four more pike averaging some six pounds.
3.1(form)a liberal cast of mind — una mentalidad liberal
- a pessimistic cast of mind — una mentalidad pesimista
- the handsome cast of his features — la belleza de sus facciones
- It is most satisfying to the scientific cast of mind to suppose that a rule which is confirmed whenever it is tested will apply generally in all cases in which the relevant conditions are met.
- Needless to say, this puts a substantially different cast on things.
- This leads to a confusion about the philosophical cast of mind of most people who vote Democrat.
- Only die-hards or those of a philosophical cast of mind fail to see the futility of that.
- His voice took on a low and serious cast.
- While much of the information Patterson covers is not new ground, there is a decidedly different cast to her research.
4.1(left by worm)rastro masculino
- There is one exception to this behaviour, and that is the specialised hermit crab Parugrita, which uses a crack in the reef or a discarded tubeworm cast as a home.
- This is the yellow-faced blenny, often found in old tubeworm casts and even discarded shells.
- The bacterial population of a cast is much greater than the bacterial population of either ingested soil, or the earthworm's gut.
- The removal of a cast leaves the channel open to direct water infiltration and might expose the worm to direct sunlight.
4.2(skin of snake)piel femenino
5(squint)he had a cast in one eye — bizqueaba un poco
1(role) asignarwe haven't cast Ophelia yet — todavía no hemos asignado el papel de Ofelia
- he was cast in the part of … — le asignaron / le dieron el papel de …
- it's a difficult play to cast — es difícil decidir el reparto de la obra
- he's well cast as Iago — está bien elegido para el papel de Yago
- she was cast as the princess — le dieron el papel de la princesa
- Each actor has been perfectly cast in an ideal role.
- Every part in this production was well cast, and each actor plays his or her role ably.
- He explains that it's neither easy nor cheap to cast talented actors for just a small number of scenes.
- He was perfectly cast as the slick detective who played as cool as his perfectly tailored suits.
- The children were asked to cast a play using their classmates as the actors.
- The garden is running its own show, and like a theatre production that you have cast, directed and produced, the summer is time to sit back and watch the performance.
- A friend of mine who's casting teenage films in London just shot me in my living room, and we sent it off, and I got the gig.
- Actors are cast as versions of themselves and then left to the mercy of different teams of writers and directors.
- In casting the film, efforts were made to include the people who would be directly concerned in the event of a real-life outbreak or who at least worked in a related field.
- So surely the central issue for a film depicting such a charismatic character is casting an appropriate actor in the lead role.
- His complete deception regarding taxes and his grandstanding on the issue of unemployment cast him as little more than an opportunistic liar.
- When you were casting the film, what qualities were you looking for in the lead character?
- Insiders know that when it comes to casting women in his projects, he insists on taking a very active - some might even say hands-on - role.
- An actor can be cast against type and pull out an astounding performance.
- He will soon be cast as a supporting actor in a film.
- ‘Once we cast the film, we spent a lot of time with the actors,’ he explains.
- After he cast the film, we all met at his house for a preliminary discussion, after which he went to Sweden for five days and wrote the script.
- The producer works with the writer, casts the film, and supervises the editing.
- When Auerbach was casting the film, she was very aware that the actors had to be plausible together as mother and son.
- For the film, Barmak cast non-professional actors from orphanages and refugee camps.
- Another choice Bergman made was to cast non-professional actors in the leads.
- Actors are cast as virtual crew members in prerecorded scenarios that astronauts then use when problems arise.
- The same casting directors were casting those films.
- Directors take into account the public's perception of actors and actresses when casting for films.
- Wednesday, April 28 everybody is pretend casting the movie based on Richard Clarke's book.
- Chemistry is one of those things that just cannot be planned for when casting a film.
- However, he is not a romantic lead and should never have been cast as such.
- We cast the film at the Shamshatoo refugee camp in Peshawar, on Pakistan's north-western frontier, and at the various markets and schools in the area.
- Trying to pick people who are not actors now but are going to be actors is a lot different from casting a play or a movie.
- Cars drive on to the beach and disappear towards the russet-coloured cliffs; a hardy soul casts a line.
- Most of the major roles were cast with actors I already knew and with whom I had acted earlier in my career.
- While it is no coincidence that she has twice been cast as a doctor, the actress seems far more hesitant in person, with long pauses punctuating her conversation.
- She was called back for a second, then a third audition before being cast as an understudy to the lead.
- So there was no ego involved in plotting this film, casting this film, directing, editing - the only thing that mattered was the movie.
- Of course, perfect casting helped with every role cast with the right actor.
- They were cast as self-interested actors desperate for an escape from poverty, happy to embrace whatever the developed world could offer.
- The characters have been well cast and the actors attack the roles with gusto.
- He will not play again this season, but it is easy to cast him as a fall guy in a violent business that ice hockey seems to encourage.
- Was it scary when you realised you were cast as an actress who was called the most beautiful woman in the world?
- More than 20,000 background actors were cast for the films
1reparto masculinoelenco masculino América Latinashe met the cast — le presentaron a los actores (or bailarines etc.)
- a cast of thousands — un gran número de actores (or bailarines etc.)
- before noun cast list — reparto
- You cannot ignore the star-studded cast, because that is the movie's selling point.
- Most of the cast had their lines memorized, except for Dan, of course.
- But, because of the efforts of the crew and every one of those actors in the cast, the film was completed.
- The supporting cast each had moments to shine as well.
- Please come and support the cast of over fifty who has worked hard over the past months to stage this very entertaining Pantomime.
- It has one hell of a great cast, wonderful writers and endless material to work with from the media and politics.
- It has some solid performances, a few laughs and a likable cast of characters.
- The supporting cast is also excellent; I didn't find a false note anywhere.
- Many of the film's cast are not professional actors but people who live in the conditions portrayed.
- In the grand tradition of the Ealing comedies, the film has attracted an all-star cast of character actors.
- There were also notable spurts of strange behaviour and panic from cast and crew while filming.
- It features a cast of 26 people and is one of the biggest festival productions undertaken in recent years.
- The charismatic young cast handles the material well.
- Relatively unknown Canadian actors round out the cast, and you won't find fault with any one of them.
- As an international co-production, the film also heavily features American actors in the cast.
- The film doesn't take itself too seriously, but draws on raw emotion and features a talented ensemble cast.
- To be fair to the director and cast, the film achieves some of its stated goals.
- On the day we wrapped shooting the cast and crew threw a big party, but my mother had no intention of letting me go.
- An all-male cast of actors is performing one of Shakespeare's favourite comedies in the middle of a Cotswold village at the weekend.
- Based on the Robin Hood tale, this show features a cast of 15 young performers aged from 12-16 years.
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