In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(short mission)mandado masculino América Latinarecado masculino EspañaI have to go on an errand or run an errand for my mother — tengo que hacerle un recado a mi madre España
- Later that afternoon, after he'd run all his errands, Clay walked back to the boarding house.
- What does it say about me that my first errand (after walking my dog a few times and going to the grocery, of course) is getting online?
- The quiet of Shrewsbury Abbey is shattered when Brother Oswin, sent on an errand to deliver medicines, is discovered in a nearby forest, beaten within an inch of his life.
- That implies a contract of service, a master-servant relationship - the person is carrying an errand on behalf of someone and is being directed by him or her.
- Indeed, excluding those people who undertook air travel for its snob or novelty value, flying was only for quick errands or visits.
- I felt someone stalking me when I was walking home from the errand that my mom sent me on.
- Street vendors displayed colourful wares of fruits to crowds of people out for walks or errands.
- However, her younger brother's tutor agreed to the errand on her behalf when he discovered that Mary had been listening to his lessons and was not totally absorbed in her stitchery.
- I asked other parents when they began leaving their children alone, either for a short errand or during after-school hours.
- If the answer is yes, try to combine several errands in one trip.
- They acted as a kind of police force, doing errands for the king, executing his justice and collecting his taxes.
- Casey Mason was on a shopping errand on her bicycle when she was involved in an accident with a lorry at Stockbridge, Keighley.
- In between filling out forms and running pointless errands, I struggled to keep a social life.
- It was the excuse that he had been using more and more lately to explain his mysterious foreign errands.
- Leave the car at home, walk for short errands or use your bike.
- You run errands for a couple of people, and these errands let you be a delivery boy most of the time.
- Children are expected to help carry water, collect firewood, and run errands for their mothers.
- I have a short errand to run, then I'll reschedule my meeting with Mark and plunge back into the fray.
- Bigger houses on bigger lots mean neighborhoods stretch beyond walking distance for doing errands.
- You just need to do a couple of short errands, so you don't feel it is necessary to buckle up.
- No servants were sent down with messages or errands, and no one went up.
- Use this forgotten vacation time to finish last-minute details and errands.
- I soon go look after the errands and I will try to see if I can post before I flash out of here for Tobago tomorrow.
- Daily errands will include providing meals, responding to calls for attention and overseeing visits by relatives.
- With all the errands your father sends him to fetch, it is quite easy for him to send word to me.
- She called me way too early in the morning and informed me of my new errand or duty.
- Yesterday my list of errands included a stop at the store to buy DVD-Rs on sale.
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