In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(shock-absorbing material)material amortiguador masculino
- You'll need to rent a crash pad (a foldable pad that acts as a soft landing zone) and sticky-rubber climbing shoes.
- If you're afraid of hurting yourself if you fall, then I suggest buying some crash pads to protect yourself from the pain of falling.
- The crash pad basically and simply lessens the shock factor when you fall.
- First off, your crash pad is not full protection.
2coloquial(place to sleep)(solo una noche) lugar donde quedarse a dormir masculino
- Even without the need to keep on the lookout for the neighbors as I made a mad dash to a waiting taxi, the boardinghouse had become nothing more than a crash pad.
- If there is a safe crash pad anywhere in the vicinity which you can offer her, it's got to be better than where she's spending her time now.
- The cramped units with rollout beds and sleep-in porches had served as crash pads for generations of beachcombers and laborers looking for a cheap place to lay their heads.
- One weekend, she corralled five friends into the Ludlow Street crash pad rented by musicians John Cale and Tony Conrad and instigated a night of playful debauchery.
- Meant to be just a crash pad, the capsule hotels are about the size of a coffin.
- Some friends of ours, fearing this apocalyptic vision and with both kids packed off to university, traded in their large Victorian family home in east London for a flat in Spain and a crash pad in Islington.
- It stood for about a decade, a favorite crash pad for travelers and homeless folk.
- The couple, who live at Drews Park Village, wanted to buy a property in France and a crash pad near to Heathrow Airport in London where they both work for an airline.
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