In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(door/window/flower/book) cerradoyour eyes were closed — tenías los ojos cerrados
- the door was closed — la puerta estaba cerrada
- Eve lay down and closed her eyes, but behind her closed lids, her mind was a flurry of activity.
- Allison pried open the closed elevator doors with a tool, and squeezed inside.
- Letting out a sigh, Jenny went back over to the closed door and slowly opened it.
- The musician works alone behind the closed door and within formidable soundproof walls.
- Glancing around, she opened the closed door and stared at the chest of drawers in front of her.
- Even from behind my closed door, I could hear the three adults talking about me.
- Kamat pushes open a closed door from her past and a memory slips out.
- He paused, examining the closed sliding doors as if he could see our servants huddled behind them.
- I sat outside the office and suddenly I heard my mother crying behind the closed office door.
- The doors were closed last night so we just sat at the fountain outside, talking for about half an hour before heading back to the hotel.
- Policemen stood guard behind the closed doors and no one else was allowed to enter the building.
- She remained on the bed, eyes tightly closed, awful ideas swimming around her head.
- I walked into my house and leaned up against the closed door shaking my head.
- His eyes must have been closed, I concluded, as there was no beam of blue light for guidance.
- If the idea here is to create a closed acoustic space, then it's a fait accompli.
- Not hearing any, I open the door and move out into the hall and over to my parents' closed bedroom door.
- Jane looked up from her book, checked her watch, and looked at the closed door.
- They tiptoed along the wooden corridor past the closed door of the baby's room.
- She leaned against the closed door and took three deep breaths before she too got ready for the big showdown.
- He walked past that area, following the still muffled voices towards the closed conference room door at the far end.
2(not operating, trading)cerradothe factory is closed for two weeks in July — la fábrica cierra / está cerrada dos semanas en julio
- Up and down Brandon Boulevard on Sunday afternoon were nothing but closed businesses.
- All four of the closed schools are of quality brick construction and in excellent condition.
- The company is closed for the Christmas break, and no-one was available for comment.
- They want the closed factory reopened and the payment of salaries pending for the last 18 months.
- Hundreds of former workers at the now closed carpet factory could be at risk from exposure to the killer dust.
- A closed sign was put up in the front door of the bakery and detectives spoke to staff.
- The cartoon associated with this article depicts a poster in a London Underground advertising board showing a closed pub in the rain.
- He declined to discuss target figures for sign-ups to the service because the company is currently in a closed period.
- The squash courts will be closed for a week from March 29 and re-open on April 5.
- Meanwhile, the sauna remains closed as investigations continue into how the fire broke out.
- Apparently they stay at an old broken-down house near the closed factory.
- When we arrived at our campsite of choice it was closed due to flooding.
- How the plane ended up on a closed runway is still under investigation.
- Why is it that these schools are closed four months a year?
- The Fitness Zone gym will move to one of the two squash courts but the sauna will be closed during renovations.
- I dropped by the office and they were putting up a closed sign and laughing.
- The restaurant at the centre of the outbreak remains closed and investigations into its cause are continuing.
- Elderly people were bemused at the temporary closed sign as they turned up to collect their pension money only to find the shop shut.
- Access to many websites was stopped by a screen message saying ‘site closed due to strike action’.
- On previous visits I have found this venue to be closed despite the indication that food was available all day.
3.1(community/channel/road) cerrado(session/trial/meeting) a puerta(s) cerrada(s)to be closed to sth — estar cerrado a algo
- closed to shipping — cerrado a la navegación
- his mind is closed to anything new — rechaza / se cierra a todo lo nuevo
- Because it is a closed system, you do not get to see this blood rushing around - until we open up an artery or a vein.
- It's tough being an entrepreneur in a closed economic society.
- Businesses which have closed circuit TV in the area have been asked not to wipe their tapes and to contact police.
- In that kind of closed society, if you leave town, it's like you fall off the edge of the Earth.
- They are a closed circle and are closely associated in their business networks.
- The terrorists seek a closed society of fear and conformity.
- Where countries are still based on closed societies and forms of tribalism, this is more difficult.
- Upon arriving at the door we were individually told that this was always a closed meeting and not open to the public.
- This state of denial is facilitated by conspiracy theories, so common in closed societies.
- The blood circulation is a closed system in which the pressure varies constantly.
- Both sides had insisted that the transcript of the closed session be published.
- The Institute was a closed society of the rich, famous and powerful.
- Bids of up to £25,000 were discussed at a closed district council meeting last night.
- In nature a closed system stays healthy as long as it stays balanced, which means stabilized.
- Moreover, they saw it as a closed system governed by its own elaborate rules, which it was the task of the structuralist to lay bare.
- What is an open society and what is a closed society depends on where one is located in it.
- The special committee is set to announce the results of its investigation in a closed plenary session Monday.
- Then it was off to a closed meeting between members of the mayoral committee and local councillors.
- Whether the universe may be represented as a closed system is undecided.
- It's almost impossible to gauge what they're doing because it is a closed society.
- The empire was maintained by a strong navy and trade restrictions that kept the empire a closed economic system.
- Councillors were last night in closed session considering quotes from different firms for the general repair work.
- The second principle of relationship advice is that a relationship cannot be a closed system of two.
- A closed system is one that receives no energy from outside the system itself.
- He argued that the earth resembled a closed system, which used up its finite stocks of useful energy in an irreversible way.
- If you take the whole Solar System and treat it as a closed system, the entropy does increase, just as the laws of thermodynamics require.
- The resolution indicated Council was reconvening in a closed session to discuss a legal matter.
- This is not surprising because the world's elite closed tournaments are just that: closed.
- Often lauded as the bastion of freewheeling capitalism, the city has a surprisingly closed economy.
- But those countries with closed economies can grow until they can afford to pay their officials well.
- After Stella's performance, the judges held a closed discussion for what seemed like eons.
- However, she has agreed to appear before the commission on a second occasion, albeit in closed session.
- All discussions remain closed to the public and remarks made by speakers are off-the-record.
- While the Scheme is a closed scheme no new members may be admitted and the contributions of the Employers will cease.
- We should not strive for a state where we censor our business contacts and limit them only to a closed clique.
- A report released this week showed that 60 percent of schemes linked to earnings are now closed to workers joining a firm.
- Finally the fifth case consists of two symmetrically positioned closed curves.
- A closed surface means a two-dimensional shape that has no boundary.
- It had been shown that if you take the sphere as basic, any other closed smooth surface can be obtained from it by manipulation.
- A formula for the line integral of the geodesic curvature along a closed curve is known as the Gauss Bonnet theorem.
- The time line dips back into the past and could form a closed curve in spacetime.
- Every uncountable closed set can be partitioned into a perfect set and a countable set.
- The function prompts you to select a closed object such as a circle or a polyline.
- He proved that every field has an algebraically closed extension field, perhaps his most important single theorem.
- From a mathematical viewpoint, the seam can be thought of as a simple closed curve on the surface of a sphere.
- He also defined closed subsets of the real line as subsets containing their first derived set.
- What I'm thinking of is a closed, known set of items and these can take many forms.
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