In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(round)(building/bed/pattern) circular(pattern/bed/building) redondo
- From now on, pizza will just be a circular abomination we order out of desperation, when there isn't time to make anything good.
- My first new belt in about seven years was a hand-painted creation with two rows of large circular holes running all the way round it.
- One of the show homes features a circular staircase and upstairs gallery.
- My front garden is terraced with a paved circle, in the middle of which is a circular bed.
- It had a circular driveway, and in the center was a small circle of grass with several beautiful rose bushes growing on it.
- A circular brick island rises up in the centre of the roundabout.
- The most striking design element of the atrium is the circular stair that turns 180 degrees between floors.
- A series of circular markers bearing Ralph's Cross, the park's symbol, have gone missing in recent weeks.
- Its outer circular wall was transformed internally into a square.
- The pendant was circular, and within the circle was a tree with a sun in the corner.
- Bottle labels, stationery, pump clips and exterior hotel signage feature a new circular design.
- Iranian leaders wear black or white turbans wrapped in a flat, circular style.
- Surrounding the circle will be a circular grass mound, carpeted in bluebells.
- The centrepiece of the large interior is a circular bar, presumably there to make it possible to have a drink while waiting for a table.
- Most Iranian intersections have a large circular island in the middle.
- With old stone collected from derelict cottages on the edge of the village they built a circular garden.
- Recent donations include the purchase of picnic tables, a circular seat round the willow tree by the lake, and benches in the park.
- The restaurant's gimmick is a circular aquarium, behind 10 ft-high glass surrounding diners.
- Other churches worth visiting include the splendid cathedral and the beautiful baroque circular church of St Clemens, built between 1745 and 1753.
- Its circular shape invokes the tradition of associating circles with regeneration and wholeness.
2(making a circuit)(route) de circunvalacióna circular tour — un circuito
- He said that he was interested in learning the circular movements of aikido.
- He said there should also be a circular walk giving greater access to the riverside.
- This last leg in our circular walk takes us across his farm.
- What should be a 10 minute walk from their home to a nearby park has turned into an hour-long three-mile circular hike.
- The five-mile sponsored walk will take a circular route between Baildon Moor and Faweather Grange on Ilkley Moor.
- For him, the journey of his young adulthood was a futile circular movement.
- The biting surfaces of the teeth should be brushed in circular motion.
- Round and round she went, her circular flightpath growing ever bigger.
- The local Rangers attempt to cram as much of the area into a 10 km jaunt as they can, with a circular walk to Carbeth.
- Orbits not being exactly circular, the minimum distances can range from 56 million km to 101 million km.
- The overall look of the Cuban salsa should be sensuous and fluid, with the dancers moving around each other and the floor in circular movements.
- Apply to the skin in circular movements paying particular attention to your knees, feet and elbows or any dry patches.
- We explored the mountains on a circular tour, walking every other day to a new camp.
- She followed the perpetually circular movement of the revolving doors, stepping out onto Kyanka Street.
- The longest circular route may take more than two-and-a-half hours.
- It has recommended a string of proposals, including a new circular bus service in the area.
- The narrative is quite circular, in that the first and final scenes are very similar.
- You should be making circular motions with your index fingers round your temples.
- The company also removed its 651 and 647 buses which used to run in a circular route.
- I took me just short of six hours to complete the circular route back into Middlesmoor.
- This is a classic circular argument, in which the conclusion is already present in the premise.
- These estimates can be highly biased and produce a circular argument.
- Such a circular argument, which relies on its own suppositions as proof, can be used to justify anything.
- This argument clearly is circular, because science is to tell us what is to be considered legitimate science.
- This is a circular argument: we read into the historical record what we want to see clearly.
4(for general distribution)a circular letter/memo — una circular
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