In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for baby)cuna femeninothe cradle of civilization — la cuna de la civilización
- from the cradle — desde la infancia / la cuna
- from the cradle to the grave — (durante) toda la vida
- they took care of him from the cradle to the grave — se ocuparon de él durante toda su vida / desde que nació hasta que murió
- Taylor picked up two babies and started to rock a cradle of a newborn with her knee.
- He stepped up to the cradle where the baby girl lay, and picked her up in his aristocratic hands, smiling sadly, yet gently.
- Brian opened the door and Rebekah walked in to see twelve little wooden cradles and beds.
- The two of them walked to the cradle where the baby was still asleep.
- Rockers were found on cradles as early as the fifteenth century.
- Here in Matthew's story we see the academy in a strange and unexpected place, gathered around the cradle of a baby.
- The baby stirred in her wooden rocking cradle.
- She goes off and comes back a minute later with one of the blankets from the baby's cradle.
- He bent down and picked up the large wooden cradle without any effort and followed Christina to her room.
- I looked towards the never-ending horizon, which was already holding the sun like a baby in a cradle.
- Isabelle shouts to a stunned Guy and hurriedly puts her hands into the cradle, scooping baby Lucas into her arms.
- The shortage of necessary equipment such as cradles, beds and toys is acute.
- Rolling out of the bed on opposite sides, we each grabbed a screaming baby from the cradle at the foot of the bed.
- In the summer of 1555 an ornate cradle was prepared and rockers appointed.
- She led him up to the glass wall of the nursery, where a nurse was putting a very tiny baby into a cradle.
- When I was a baby, she would lean over my cradle and that pendant would be before my eyes.
- Some were often placed in cradles with newborn babies.
- Cribs, cradles and bassinets are traditionally woven from wickerwork.
- As soon as everyone stopped laughing, they noticed a few baby cradles at the other side of the room.
- Lifting the small child from the wicker cradle, Julius lifted his daughter high for all to see.
2.1(for telephone receiver)horquilla femeninohe replaced the receiver on its cradle — colgó el auricular
- Another handy new feature is the USB download cradle.
- Content can also be displayed on a TV via the docking cradle.
- Slip it into a cradle at a desk and fire up a full-sized keyboard and screen.
- I sat down on my bed after putting the phone back in its cradle.
- His fingers made their way to the cradle the receiver was resting on, then just snatched the thing off and held it to his ear.
- All three screamed, for at that very moment, the bowl dropped from the cradle and crashed to the ground.
- Sitting up, she fluffed her pillows, and reached over to her nightstand where a brush was in its cradle.
- For now, Creative said it's also offering a docking cradle as an optional extra.
- At 10 pm last night the carriage was lifted in a metal cradle from its resting place on the tracks by an open stretch of platform.
- Using a modem, a portable keyboard, and a docking cradle, users can store data and access it later.
- Logitech cleverly ships a charging cradle for their high-end cordless mice.
- She picked up the cordless phone on the cradle beside her bed and pushed the power button.
- But the closest they came to scientific work was the construction of an insemination cradle.
- Cameron jumped up and went to get the phone from the cradle in the kitchen.
- They have a relatively long handle, in the middle of which is a sort of pierced platform or cradle to hold the sugar cube.
- Inside, disposable napkins yield to more environmentally friendly heated white towels that rest in small, woven cradles.
- Max cursed as he slammed the receiver back onto the cradle.
- Darla returned the phone to its cradle on her nightstand, and fell asleep again.
- Wordlessly, he replaced the phone back to its original cradle and idly picked up his jacket and suitcase.
- Hanging up herself Elizabeth replaced her phone in its cradle beside her bed and threw off the covers.
- I picked the black cordless phone from the cradle at the third ring.
- He reached across his bed and lifted the phone from its cradle.
- After a moment, she took the telephone from its cradle, dialing in a number quickly, and the recipient answered.
- The radio rests in a custom-designed cradle and is fully operational while charging.
- I put the receiver back into its cradle and sighed.
- Jessica looked at her and went to get her the phone from the cradle.
- Some time ago, the Professor purchased a little gizmo that rests when not in use in a cradle by the computer.
- The scopes are mounted on a very solid cradle machined from air-craft-quality aluminum.
- With that said, I slammed the phone back into its cradle and slid onto the sofa for some serious thinking time.
- I finally gave into my feelings and took the phone off of its mounted cradle.
- For example, the car's carbon fiber reinforced plastic engine cradle takes one week to build by hand.
- We really liked the well-designed recharger cradle, where you rest the mouse so it's always charged.
- I picked the phone up from the cradle and pressed it up against my ear.
- There was an old desk and an empty cradle to a portable phone.
- The front section is a height-adjustable rest with a shaped cradle for the forearm.
- As soon as they pick up the phone from the cradle, however, or read an incoming text message, they would be liable for prosecution.
- A more conventional docking cradle would have been nice.
- I sat the phone back on its cradle and sat on my bed.
- During a head CT, the table may be fitted with a special cradle that holds your head.
- The pod and its cradle were resting on a maintenance table that is authorized for transporting equipment within the shop area.
- He pulled the receiver out of the cradle and dialed the number for the poison center at the local hospital.
2.2(for ship)calzo masculino
- Sounds of voices barking instructions competed with the rattle of chains as the boat and cradle were lowered down the slipway.
- High water levels, again, floated many boats off their lift cradles or up through roofs of covered docks.
- The lifts, which carries boats in water on special cradles, closed in 1983 when corrosion was found during routine maintenance.
- Calamity struck when the cradle on the trailer collapsed and crushed her boat.
- The mighty carrier was launching out from the massive embracing cradle which till now had held it in port.
2.3(on tall building, ship)andamio colgante masculino
- Firefighters from the nearby Central Fire Station on Charter Row were quickly at the scene to secure the cradle.
- They were left dangling on a dislodged window cleaning cradle eight storeys above the ground.
- Look at window cleaners, hanging in those little cradles on the sides of high rise buildings.
- Two exceptionally cute and perky Canadian men were washing the windows in a cradle suspended from the roof.
- Anthony was one of four men hurt when the high-rise window-cleaning cradle became detached.
- TWO workmen suspended on a cradle inside a 120 ft metal chimney died when they were engulfed in a fireball after a massive explosion.
- The Nottingham-based workers were on a cradle inside the 200 ft high chimney at the factory.
- No matter how hard I studied how the twisted chord was dangled by the side of the cradle, I never managed to get it back the same.
- The glass facade in tall structures can be cleaned either by using platform-like cradles or by handing-by-the-rope technique.
2.4(for mechanic)camilla femenino
1(baby/child) acunar(baby/child) mecer(wounded arm/guitar) sostener contra el pecho
- There he was slumped in a chair, whisky bottle cradled in his lap.
- I cradled the phone in my palm; your voice was like my pulse.
- One should cushion the fall, cradle, the head, remove glasses, and loosen tight clothes.
- With a groan, I heave him into my arms, carefully cradling his neck.
- Strife sprinted onwards in the pouring rain, tenderly cradling his six-year-old daughter who was whimpering with fear.
- One arm wrapped around her waist as his other hand gently cradled her head towards him.
- I was still cradled in his arms, only inches away from his face.
- I forced a smile and took another swallow from the cup that was cradled in my palms.
- She stood still as he rocked her gently, one hand cradling her head.
- Becca cradled the phone gently between her jaw and collarbone.
- Jillian came across a picture of her parents, her mother cradling a small baby.
- He sighed gently, cradling his bruised hand as an afterthought.
- Tory stood slowly, gathering her bag into her arms, cradling it protectively to her chest
- Men sat on top, with rifles cradled on their laps.
- He simply turned and started to move up the stairs, Trish still cradled gently in his arms.
- Julie pulled herself up onto shore with the bird gently cradled in her arms.
- Luke said nothing, but gently pulled Jake into his shoulders and cradled him gently as he would a little child.
- So O'Neill picked me up bridal style, cradling me gently in his arms.
- He had been cradling his face since he had entered the room minutes before.
- She sat with his head cradled in her lap and admired the perfect features of her beloved.
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