In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1literario(bitterness)hiel femenino literariothe bitter gall of defeat — la amarga hiel de la derrota literario
- she writes with a pen dipped in gall — lo que escribe destila hiel
- It's always a bit crushing when you lose something that was yours but there is a special bitter gall when that thing is logging your progress in a 10,000 a day stepathon.
- How quickly I fall back to my evil ways when I force You to drink the bitter gall of mankind's sin - instead of refreshing water that will temporarily soothe Your thirsty and battered body.
- Learning that his quarry had given him a slip a glowering devil seemed to rage within the king's heart, raising dark and savage gall.
- And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of a skull, They gave Him Vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when He had tasted thereof, He would not drink.
- They gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink.
- Dried and sold as an aphrodisiac and cure-all in Asia, Russia, and North America, bear gall has long been treasure for poachers.
- There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it.
- It is said to be the fish with whose gall Tobit recovered his sight, although it seems improbable that a fish of this species should have leapt out of the River Tigris.
- In central Ontario, eight species of parasitoids and a Periclistus inquiline are associated with this gall.
- They gave me also gall for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.
- Whoever killed Russell's bears was not out poaching gall, Pavel believed.
- Raphael helped him to catch a fish, the heart, liver and gall of which were used by Tobias to drive away a demon and cure his father's blindness.
- The result of Raychel's beating is directly carried over to the Roman soldier forcing Jesus to drink gall.
- The damage includes feeding traces, predominantly continuous marginal feeding traces, leaf mines including linear and possible blotch varieties and probable leaf galls.
- Herbivorous attack was estimated by the number of attacked leaves and percentage of leaf area damaged, while gall-forming insect attacks were estimated from the number of leaves with galls and number of galls per individual plant.
- But for aphids living inside plant galls, the risk of getting stuck or even drowning in their own sticky waste is quite real.
- Among the garden plants with interesting diseases seen recently were clematis affected by a microscopic rust fungus which caused huge galls on the stem, and a disfiguring pathogenic algae on Hardenburgia, an ornamental climber.
- About twenty species in the deserts of Australia occupy galls, plant tissues that have been modified by feeding insects to form a hollow cavity.
- In the spring I saw some old blackened pods and thought they were insect galls.
- Insect galls are likely to be resource sinks, drawing nutrients from other tissues of the host plant in addition to its own leaf.
- Foliar galls probably caused by mites also have been recognized on one gymnosperm species in the formation.
- At one time it was believed that the bacterium lived in the soil like its relative that causes galls on other plants.
- When the larvae hatch, they feed inside the shoots, causing the plant to produce galls about the size of a large marble.
- They will also eat small fruits, berries, and plant galls.
- This orange gelatinous material, which contains thousands of spores, oozes out of chocolate-colored galls present on affected branches.
- In early spring, these aphids form pouch-shaped galls on the hybrids' leaves; living and breeding within the galls, the insects feed on the trees' nutritious sap stream.
- The female gall fly lays her eggs in young buds, causing the plant to form galls.
- The midge is an ephemeral 2-3 mm insect whose larva induces a gall on young unfurled S. viminalis leaves.
- Leaves, flowers, roots, fruits, twigs, and insect galls can also be employed as medicine.
- None of the Fort Severn galls issued inhabitants; however, the presence of galls confirms that the species can survive here.
- She held out her gnarled hands, as twisted and brown as the galls of a walnut tree.
- Damage to leaves caused by insects appears widespread and includes traces of feeding, leaf mines and galls.
- The flies' larvae build galls within the flower buds and steal some of the plant's energy, leading to a reduction in the number of seeds that develop.
- ‘If nothing else you have gall,’ he nodded and she gave a Cheshire smile to the offhanded compliment as he lit his cigar, the smell of it immediately coming to her attention.
- What a hat full of horsefeathers; what a hoary hunk of chutzpah; what a grotesque, galloping glob of gall this guy is!
- I wasn't there fault that they did realize that things had changed not that it didn't keep her from dusting them for sheer gall of trying to attack her.
- I mustered up enough gall to snatch the rose from his spinning fingers, toss it away, and interlace my fingers with his own.
- The piece is written with an almost amused incredulity at the sheer gall of the scheme.
- What the French lack in reason they make up for in sheer gall.
- I looked furiously from her to the one who'd had enough gall to do this.
- In hockey terms, spine is guts, grit, gumption and gall.
- ‘You always have such gall,’ she stated trying to avoid looking at his face.
- But, if his responses to past adversity are an accurate guide, long-term suffering will be felt only by those with gall enough to challenge the depth of his current supremacy.
- I have been in politics a while - not long enough, obviously - but I have been in politics a while and I have seen some examples of impertinence, cheek, and gall, but that last speech beats them all.
- And then, somebody had the unmitigated gall to shop those tapes around to media outlets in order to sell them to the highest bidder.
- The defendant then has the unmitigated gall to blame his recent bankruptcy on these court proceedings.
- To legislate for artistic imagination is an intellectual conceit that for sheer gall takes the breath away.
- I think we should have an awed silence in honour of the sheer unbelievable gall of that one.
- Never once did she remind him that she was his prized assassin, the only female with enough gall to commit repetitive and senseless acts of violence.
- I can't believe we have such ungrateful whiners in this place that have the hide and gall to call themselves Aussies.
- You almost have to admire the sheer gall of it all.
- This boy obviously had a lot of gall, threatening and challenging him like this.
- You really have a lot of gall, Mackenzie, to come right up and say all these things.
2arcaicoFisiologíahiel femeninobilis femenino
1coloquial(effrontery)descaro masculinodesfachatez femeninoto have the gall to + inf — tener el descaro / la desfachatez de + inf coloquial
1irritardarle rabia awhat galls me is the way he never arrives on time — lo que me irrita / me da rabia es que nunca llega a la hora
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