In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lair)guarida femeninocubil masculinothe lion's den — la guarida del león
- a fox's den — una zorrera / raposera
- The spotted hyena spends its day in holes in the ground, or in rocky dens.
- Colugos are nocturnal, passing the day in dens in hollow trees or suspended from branches.
- With a muffled growl, the white lycan crawled her way up the narrow tunnel of the den, and stepped out into the world, her world.
- Despite their tiny size, the naked mole-rat family den may stretch for 2 miles entirely underground, with various rooms.
- One can also speculate that cubs emerging from dens in sub-optimal habitats would experience reduced survival.
- For example, everyone is familiar with kittens playing together, or has seen film of fox or wolf cubs wrestling and fighting at the mouth of the den.
- North American river otters build dens in the burrows of other mammals, in natural hollows, such as under a log, or in river banks.
- They also build dens in stream banks with the entrance underwater.
- Inhabiting thick, wooded country and arid, shrubby areas, jaguars often make their dens in caves, or under overhanging rocks.
- One smaller, rusty-colored female gathered up the younger pups and herded them back into the den.
- Skunks, foxes, weasels, opossums and rabbits all use groundhog burrows for their dens.
- Allen says it is not unusual to see ski tracks going right over a sleeping bear's den in the middle of winter.
- The pups emerged from their protective den, pawing the earth in celebration.
- He studied their habits and habitats and knew exactly when the fox or badger was in the den or sett.
- We traced the primary crime scene back to a wild coyote den.
- Bears will seldom den in habitat that is not capable of catching large snowdrifts.
- When the weather improved they disappeared back to their dens or caves in the forests.
- In the extreme cold of the Arctic winter, hares dig dens in hardened drifts, and, while resting, they sit on their well-furred hind feet hunched into a heat-conserving ball.
- Some terriers' tails were cropped because it made it easier for them to get into badger setts, fox dens and the like.
- Others build dens in hollow logs, under tree roots, or in abandoned buildings.
- Telecommunications have demystified what once were foreboding dens of iniquity - put more simply, the city is a less scary place to be.
- As she walked toward a dark alleyway containing a concealed entrance to the labyrinth of thieves' dens called the Maze, she bumped right into a young man in a City uniform, who said a nasty word.
- He was sent undercover into the dens of iniquity that made the city famous.
- With its small garden courtyard, the club looked, from the outside, more like an inconspicuous Renaissance home than a den of dance iniquity.
- The City had obtained search warrants for various sites suspected of being dens of criminal activity, said communication's officer for the city.
- Not all entertainment businesses which cater to young people are dens of iniquity.
- But Scrushy's incompetence went far beyond allowing a den of thieves to run amok in the finance department.
- Such was the popularity of these drinking dens that to meet the demand at the height of the boom in 1760, the Firth of Forth yielded 30 million oysters a year.
- The point might have been better made if this Elizabethan underworld wasn't depicted in a way that makes the average children's nursery look like a den of iniquity.
- Escaping to one of the ‘safe’ homes you find a den of thieves who trick you into handing over all your cash.
- The commission has been looking into a myriad of claims centring on the fixing of races, bribery and gambling dens.
- Now, it has descended into a public den of iniquity used by local youths who have no sense of propriety.
- They alleged that surveillance indicated the venue was a den of iniquity and a haven for drug users and underage drinkers.
- The bar was condemned anew as a den of iniquity, black with the sins of alcohol and secondhand smoke.
- Bombed-out buildings house dens of illicit commerce, while bridges and river banks swarm with a second society.
- These are usually rather dark dens of iniquity, in my experience, but not so here.
- The building was old and derelict, a suitable place for a den of thieves.
- Here some doctors worked clandestinely for the separatists and turned it into a den of separatist conspiracies.
- George and Tony took the gang back to their secret den to discuss what to do next.
- It could be a special spot in the woods, or a secret den that you've built with friends.
- This room would also make an ideal den or music room for teenagers, as it is well away from the main reception area.
- It was about ten at night so everyone had already retired to their rooms or the den.
- Kyle stood and led the two out of the family room into the den, where all of his equipment was stored.
- Sean was in the den relaxing when he called out to me in the kitchen as I was preparing dinner.
- Gabrielle entered what seem to be a den or second living room.
- The den, computer room, and bathroom were all empty.
- To the left were six rooms: a living room, a den, a dining area, a kitchen, and the final room was the entire width of the house.
- When my oldest daughter left home, I decided to turn her room into a small den.
- This bedroom has both a bay and Velux window and could suit a variety of uses such as a den or games room.
- These are the privileged few who had intimate meetings with the candidates in corporate suites and the private dens of the super rich.
- It is currently used as a home office although given its size it could also be used as a den, games room or sixth bedroom.
- After dinner the whole family split up between the den, family room and basement.
- No one was in the living room, or the den, so I headed for the kitchen.
- So I looked on other shelves in the living room, in the den, in the bedroom, and in my office downstairs.
- To the right of the entrance hall is the original dining room, which has now become a den or winter sitting room with deep lilac walls and a dark wood fireplace.
- Had my father lived, he might have sought my advice the way Nancy's seeks hers, confiding his conflicts in private, in his den.
- She turned at the bottom of the stairs and passed through the den to the family room.
- LeeAnne doubled back and we all went through the living room into a den, which had been set up with streamers and things.
- Opposite the dining side of the living room is the den, entered by a wide doorway flanked by interior windows.
- Another flight of stairs leads to a good sized attic room which could suit a variety of uses - a den, games room, home office or perhaps a teenager's bedroom.
- Cub Scouting members join a Cub Scout pack and are assigned to a den, usually a neighborhood group of six to eight boys.
- Once a month, all of the dens and family members gather for a pack meeting under the direction of a Cubmaster and pack committee.
2(of thieves)guarida femeninoa den of (vice and) iniquity — un antro de (vicio y) perdición
3coloquial(room)cuarto de estar masculinoleonera femenino España coloquialmasculino estudiomasculino gabinete
4EE. UU.(of Cub Scouts)grupo masculino
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