In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(across sea)travesía femeninocruce masculino América del Sur
- The rough crossing in the cold and choppy waters from the U.K. to the shores of North America took 10 days.
- Even our mighty warships could only make that crossing in weeks!
- It was a pretty lumpy crossing - force 9 gales and a medium to heavy swell.
- The 15-minute crossing costs £18.15 return for a car and £2.45 per passenger.
- The crossing, which consumed fourteen days, was a rough one, but he reached his destination without serious accident in 1880.
- The ferry crossing was sublimely calm and sunny.
- In fact it was considered too rough even to send the dive centre boat to collect us, so we made the 20-minute crossing by ferry.
- Finally, after a leisurely drive north to Portland, we boarded the ferry for the overnight crossing back to Yarmouth.
- To get to the coast is at least a day's ride, and the ferry crossing is another day.
- This resulted in a very wet crossing, with the yacht developing a lot of leaks.
- The crossing to Orkney was unexpectedly rough.
- The crossing to Trinidad is deep and notoriously rough, as I found out to my cost.
- The ship reached Portsmouth in England after a seven-day trans-Atlantic crossing.
- The crossing was calm and the gentle swaying motion of the ship had lulled him into a fitful sleep in the rest-lounge.
- Another man lost his teeth in the mid-Atlantic on a particularly rough crossing, while being ill over the side of the boat he was on.
- So you can see that just picking any old ferry route and the cheapest possible crossing may not necessarily be the best plan.
- The first successful crossing by ship would not occur until Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen set out in 1903.
- He will follow the route of Christopher Columbus's third crossing from Cadiz in Spain to the Port of Spain in Trinidad.
- There is no bridge, and crossing is only possible by a ferry used to transport illegal timber to Vietnam and Cambodia.
- She had to abandon her first planned crossing three weeks earlier because of high winds and sea state.
2.1(for pedestrians)cruce peatonal masculinocruce de peatones masculinopaso de peatones masculino España
- As a daily user of the pedestrian crossing I have some reservations about my safety, more importantly that of my daughter who uses this crossing twice daily to attend school.
- One of the worst issues was the crossing on Devon Street.
- I feel I have to write to take issue with her on the matter of our much needed crossing.
- This has left the city with a couple of road crossings which are now deemed unsafe due to lack of crossing signals and road configurations.
- Police are continuing the hunt for the driver of a black Fiat Punto, which knocked Katie down on a crossing in York.
- First came the battle between advocates of a short tower and those who wanted a much taller tower over the crossing.
- Local people who have used this crossing regularly are saying that they cannot recall an accident there.
- On a related note, it seems that at last we are looking at a safe crossing for pupils of Parish Church School in the not too distant future.
- The Government aims to set aside more space on roads and in public places for walkers and cyclists and improve their journeys with better street lighting and dedicated crossings.
- In order to collect test data, all street crossings will be subject to videotaping.
- He said they would consider the results but they would be leaning towards providing a crossing on the street.
- I was disgusted by a remark from him when he spoke against a pedestrian controlled crossing, saying most children these days did not know the difference between red and green lights.
- The crossing should safely assist pedestrians to the Victoria Recreation Ground, as well as to a nearby scout hut and nursery.
- It tells users exactly where they are, and gives warnings about obstacles such as road junctions and crossings.
- Sadly, no one can stop those who choose not to use the crossings in the High Street.
- ‘Drivers are being terribly arrogant at that crossing,’ she said.
- The regulatory committee also agreed that plans for a proposed crossing should be supported.
- This rulemaking covers access to public rights-of-way, sidewalks, street crossings and related pedestrian facilities.
- I use this crossing up to six times a day, walking my children to school.
- Planning officers said that in further plans there should also be provision for another crossing near to the school.
2.2grade crossing" or British "level crossingpaso a nivel masculinocrucero masculino México
2.3(at border)paso fronterizo masculino
- The number of deaths at railway crossings has risen, experts said last night.
- My biggest fear was having to brake, from high speed, for red lights, railway crossings, etc.
- The fact that the crash happened on a railway crossing has led to immediate demands for a change to the way that the interface between roads and rail are handled.
- A new economic agreement between the two was signed on Friday and they have pledged to open road and rail crossings possibly later this year.
- The two-day initiative is to target high-risk drivers at railway crossings and perform general driver safety and education blitzes.
- Police have now warned that gates guarding the railway crossing should be kept closed at all times to try to prevent a repeat of the tragic accident.
- But what we are talking about here is crossing roadways and railway crossings.
- Built on a predominantly straight alignment, with no road crossings, the new line also merges with conventional track, cutting travel times to towns such as Nice, Monaco and Perpignan.
- The barrier at the railway crossing did not function well and the bell did not ring.
- One could quite reasonably believe that there are a finite number of ways persons could breach the laws regarding railway crossings.
- If Nebraskans want well-maintained roads and safer railroad crossings, they may have to pay a little more at the pump.
- The delays at the railway crossing would be avoided by creating a new link road.
- Gatekeepers at railway crossings, watchers and other workers associated with track work placed an indefinite ban on overtime on February 14.
- It centered upon his plan to elevate the tracks of the city's railroads at road crossings.
- Yet at railway crossings there are bells and lights when the road is to be blocked.
- Usually, railway crossings work more or less like clockwork.
- Because of the slow speeds involved, light railways did not have to have gated railway crossings.
- It includes plans to bridge the crossing and introduce a railway station.
- Posters will be put up at all of the railway stations, railway crossings, access points and known trespass locations.
- He admitted building the double line would cause more train traffic at the railway crossings.
3(in church)crucero masculino
- What survives today as the parish church is the crossing, transepts, presbytery, and ambulatory.
- Arrived, the Queen was placed in a chair of estate in the middle of the crossing, facing the high altar.
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