In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a popular hangout with young and old — un sitio muy frecuentado por jóvenes y mayores
- we went to all his usual hangouts — fuimos a todos los sitios que solía frecuentar
- He said Barton Farm was a well-known hang-out for alcohol and drug users in the town and it was a constant worry to him that they would target his pub.
- An old potting shed and a neglected laundrette on the Phipps Bridge estate have been turned into professionally-equipped creative hang-outs for artists in the borough.
- Whether it's music fans looking for a new hang-out, or a local musicians like Tom Phillips - who, along with his Men of Constant Sorrow, will be the house band at the Ironwood - they all need a place to call home.
- A similar development occurred with regard to the homeless men who used the Port Authority terminal in New York City as a hang-out.
- Shopping areas, schools and colleges, hang-outs and eateries may be mushrooming but where is the space to park?
- In an effort to reach out to such youngsters, in 1994 members of the committee took the initiative to pay frequent visits to teen hang-outs.
- While this was going on, a new hang-out in town was setting a different pace with Santa, with a concert.
- On the other hand, a patch of open land can also become a problem and an eyesore, taken over by the local yobs as their hang-out or used as a dumping ground by people who can't be bothered to dispose of their rubbish properly.
- The idea was to create a juke box for all kinds of convivial settings-from parties in parks to hang-outs on college campuses.
- But officials are bracing themselves for opposition with the university's ‘rival’ student hang-outs, the Glasgow University Union and the Queen Margaret Union, uniting against the move.
- I have been told that the track is the hang-out for a pack of hybrid dingoes.
- A move to the relative anonymity of Los Angeles, where AA meetings turn into celebrity hang-outs, became inevitable.
- Coinciding with the Action Movie Festival, AXN also organised road shows earlier this week at popular hang-outs all over the city in yet another attempt to connect to its audiences.
- For safety reasons Mr Iosia moved them further down the street, coned off part of the road and a local parent built a make-shift grinding bar making the area a regular hang-out for 30 to 40 youths.
- Now that his local popular hang-outs are out of commission - including The Dollhut, where he wrote most of Night Tides - it's time to explore new places to gig.
- Restaurants like Beijing Bites and Cafe Coffee Day are becoming popular hang-outs for avid shoppers and college crowd, shifting space from the traditional hang-out spots of ‘Brigades and MGs’.
- Their home is fabulously over the top, with enormous open-plan spaces for mass entertaining, comfy hang-outs for cosy get-togethers, and a chic dining area for fashionable feasts.
- Smokey & Bunty, a favourite place on the Western Main Road, was once also a rendezvous hang-out for members of the Manning administration.
- Her last two, The Wicked Pavilion and The Golden Spur, take on the Greenwich Village art scene of the 1950s, both centered around local hang-outs.
- Newgate Market, off Parliament Street is controversially claimed to be a popular hang-out for underage smokers, while a city car park is tipped as a spot where a passing student may be persuaded to buy youngsters a litre of cheap cider.
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