In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Anatomíacabeza femeninoto nod one's head — asentir con la cabeza
- to shake one's head — (meaning no) negar con la cabeza
- my head aches/hurts — me duele la cabeza
- a fine head of hair — una buena cabellera
- to stand on one's head — hacer el pino
- I fell asleep as soon as my head touched the pillow — me quedé dormido en cuanto puse la cabeza en la almohada
- he's a head taller than his brother — le lleva / le saca una cabeza a su hermano
- go and boil your head! — ¡vete a freír espárragos!
- heads up! — ¡ojo!
- they need their heads knocked together — necesitan que les den una buena lección
- to hang one's head — bajar la cabeza
- to have a big / swelled / (British) swollen head — tenérselo muy creído
- don't tell him or he'll get a swelled / (British) swollen head — no se lo digas, que se le van a subir los humos a la cabeza
- to have one's head in the clouds — tener la cabeza llena de pájaros
- before noun head injury — lesión en la cabeza
- head wound — herida en la cabeza
- Sitting on the stone bench now she tilted her head up towards the sky and the welter of bare branches overhead.
- In the current case welding goggles were used to protect the eyes and the front of the head and neck.
- Flea-infested dogs may scratch mainly on the lower part of their bodies while cats may scratch more around their heads and necks.
- I snapped my head up towards her, obviously showing that I wasn't paying attention.
- Failure to use a helmet increased the risk of injuries to the head, neck, and face.
- On the first morning it is impossible to imagine the conventional male participants wanting their heads shaved.
- The entire family wore crowns upon their heads.
- Points are scored by landing blows on the front of the head or upper body, above the belt.
- I reach for a stone, knock the fish on the head, and remove the hook.
- All were massively built animals with small heads and barrel-like bodies.
- The SL is the first roadster to get window airbags to protect occupants' heads and upper bodies in the event of a smash.
- Trying to determine the reason for the human logjam, I craned my neck trying to see over the heads of the rest of the parishioners.
- Her back was now on my chest, and she was resting her head in the crook of my neck and shoulder.
- Gods are all represented as having animal heads, and bodies of humans.
- She sat closer to him and put an arm around his neck while resting her head on his shoulder.
- A young kid catches a 6lb mullet, knocks it on the head, takes it home to show mum, then it goes in the bin.
- I imagine that they scratched their heads in confusion as they read my post.
- This approach is currently being tested in the United Kingdom to treat cancers of the head and neck, and liver.
- He put his hands on my sides and I put my arms around his neck and rested my head against his chest.
- Stretch your arms upwards and imagine you're trying to grasp something just above your head.
2(mind, brain)cabeza femeninomy head was reeling / spinning — la cabeza me daba vueltas
- I said the first thing that came into my head — dije lo primero que se me ocurrió / que me vino a la cabeza
- I've got all the figures in my head — tengo todos los datos en la cabeza
- she added it up in her head — hizo la suma mentalmente
- I've no head for heights — sufro de vértigo
- I need to keep a clear head for the interview — tengo que estar despejado para la entrevista
- if we put our heads together, we'll be able to think of something — si lo pensamos juntos, algo se nos ocurrirá
- to be soft / weak in the head — estar mal de la cabeza
- are you soft in the head or something? — ¿pero tú estás mal de la cabeza?
- to be in over one's head — estar metido en honduras
- The drawing is from memory - from inside their heads - from their imaginations.
- Soon her pale blue eyes began to well up with tears as the memories flooded into her head.
- They may be able to compute figures in their heads with lightning speed or display a remarkable memory for dates.
- It was just a memory that popped into my head as I had read the poem.
- The music that America's New Heroes hear in their heads when they imagine movies-yet-to-be-made is Classic Rock.
- I can imagine that's the first thought that went through the heads of the local police.
- She picks up the exact dress she wore when she was eight and feels the memories rush to her head.
- I felt peaceful and calm for a few moments before the memories crept back into my head.
- I closed my eyes, but all that was rushing through my head was the memories of her.
- While I've a house full of things he gave me, and a head full of memories, this glorious sound is the best gift of them all.
- Perhaps that is one good reason for not filling children's heads with fairy stories about ‘happy ever after’, as real life just isn't that simple.
- The evil that they imagine is inside their heads - but they can't be said to know it, at least not consciously.
- Inside his head he drifted through memories that had been put there and that this time had stuck.
- They prefer the company of animals because - knowing nothing about what is really going on in their heads - they can imagine anything.
- If most mergers fail, might part of the problem be all those unneeded people who carried organizational memory in their heads?
- The Archdeacon led a minute's silence as the congregation held a picture in their heads of their favourite memory of the twins.
- Can you just imagine the thoughts going through the heads of these two little boys, pictured by Kathleen Henry.
- To get the image of this stretch into your head, imagine a road slightly narrower than Turl Street.
- I find it impossible to just fall asleep, and always have, even if I am completely exhausted, meaning I have to read or listen to the radio before my head switches off.
- I just imagine myself inside the head of a child and write as if I am one.
3.1femenino cabezafemenino cabezafemenino puntamasculino cotillofemenino cabezamasculino puñofemenino puntafemenino cabezafemenino espumafemenino cabeceraa head of lettuce — una lechuga
- The heads of nails, or dry wall screws, used to fasten plaster-board to studs often pop out.
- Countersink nail and screw heads that are sticking up above the surface.
- Susie, somehow, managed to get the burning head of a match stuck to her fingers as it flared up.
- We look at how we can extend the shelf life of beer and at improving foam - people equate freshness with a nice head of foam.
- A number of other drinking traditions also use hygiene as an excuse - take the ‘two fingers’ of head on every glass of beer.
- Coat the end of the tool head before driving it back into the ferule using a wood block and hammer.
- The head of the river, the top of the ladder is where all the biggest fish want to be.
- What about a head of crisp, green lettuce for that fresh salad you were wanting to prepare?
- Iron stains may be easy to diagnose because they are often near nail heads, screw heads or other hardware.
- Now officers at Belmarsh prison, London, have discovered him building a bomb inside prison using match heads and nails from prison furniture.
- Do this by sticking the stripped ends of the wires into any hole in the neutral bus bar and attaching them by tightening down the screw heads.
- Most tools are electrical/hydraulic, using hydraulic power to actually drive the cutting heads.
- The mechanical noise when the heads are moving is clearly louder and sounds also harder, more mechanical.
- Lettuces are also very decorative - you can intersperse them among flowers to harvest when heads mature.
- A common problem is ‘popped’ nails, in which the heads of nails are jutting above the surface of the wood.
- This is a traditional English variety, with tender stems and small leafy purple heads.
- The heads then rotate forward to mount the drive platter.
- The conventional screwdriver has a single blade and is used with screws of matching heads.
- The enthusiastic crowd then pelted him with heads of lettuce.
- Don't worry if the screw heads stick out a bit- - you're not racing the thing (I hope).
- Never eat more than two teaspoons of charred lean meat or less than 10 heads of dry lettuce for dinner.
- The bolt heads are only accessible when the safe is open, and a built-in flange on the front of the safe covers the cut edges of the hole for a clean installation.
- In 1754, Virginia dispatched an army under Lieutenant Colonel George Washington to construct a fort at the head of the Ohio River.
- You may be one of the many people who see head on your beer as a bad thing.
- With his wife and child, he had ridden seventy-five miles up the valley to meet the Mormon party near the head of Lemhi River.
- He wired up players with heart rate monitors and breathing sensors, and lights were attached to the heads of the putting clubs to allow their movements to be studied.
- Maces of the late 15th and 16th century often had multi-flanged heads shaped in the Gothic style.
- The river head is the source not only of the property's water, but also of its joie de vivre.
- Pushing forth, he jabbed the head of the weapon into the greaves of the incoming phalanx.
- Most axe heads and handles have all these components; it is the shape and size that change.
- Are we not going to be able to get our heads of cabbage anymore?
- He grabbed a few heads of lettuce and started stuffing them into a backpack.
- It's an almost black beer with a creamy head, giving a subtle roasted coffee aroma.
- While the chicken is cooking break apart the head of lettuce into bite sized pieces.
- It is obvious Guenther and his staff are impressed with the clean operation and the striking green and healthy looking lettuce heads.
- Especially popular in Europe, the tender inner leaves are great raw, and whole heads can be stir-fried or steamed.
- The very young produce assistant tells him that they sell only whole heads of lettuce.
- In the picture above you will also note that the heads of the screws used to attach the base of the block are badly stripped.
- As the autumn floods encourage the salmon to the spawning redds in the river heads, the Government has again given the thumbs down to any plan for a buy out of the drift net fishers.
- Adjustment of the cutting heads allows a great variety of moldings to be manufactured.
- Took it to the tire shop to have it repaired and the guy said the cause of the severe flatness was a nail: a short nail with a large head.
- The heads of the screws, not the points, provide the traction.
- Dry cutting heads travel at higher rpm and require more power.
- The purpose of a proper glass is to concentrate the aroma and allow a full head of foam to develop.
- ‘If you look near the heads of lettuce you'll find a healthy batch,’ she said.
- All the clamp holes of the panels were countersunk with this bit so that the screw heads are flush.
- European cabbages form dense heads and come in a pastel rainbow of colors.
- The lamps on the roof, screw heads, door handles and other fixtures were polished brass.
- They enter through the kitchen, where the produce trucks drop off the heads of lettuce.
- A man walked into the produce section of his local supermarket and asked to buy half a head of lettuce.
- The dense heads of the late cabbage require cool, moist conditions.
- It's no rumour that you can see the heads of the Philips screws used to bolt the dashboard together.
- The Powley vegetable growers are running a competition for the biggest head of cabbage.
- All beer heads decay exponentially with time, with most taking around three minutes to decay almost completely.
- Chrome surrounds the instrumentation, with the pivot heads of the needles matching.
- A male with young in the nest will avidly take care of a stalk of celery or a head of lettuce daily.
- Determined chefs go out of their way to find the freshest, most tender heads of romaine lettuce available.
- I am thinking of the little gem-like heads of cabbage you are likely to get in the better French restaurants.
3.2(top end)femenino cabeceramasculino encabezamientofemenino cabezaat the head of the list — encabezando la lista, a la cabeza de la lista
- Napoleon was advancing at the head of 100,000 men — Napoleón avanzaba a la cabeza de 100.000 hombres
- he retired after 20 years at the head of the company — se jubiló tras 20 años al frente / a la cabeza de la compañía
- He would start reading at the head of a page then his head would move downward in a straight line until he got to the foot of the page.
- Could you please position yourself at the bed's head?
- At 115, at the head of the page, your Honours will see, at line 4, his Honour reads out the questions which had been written by the jury.
- Everyone let me go to the head of the queue with my few items for a picnic lunch - no one seems to shop here for just a few items!
- As Ella and George watch the rest of the march, the kids sneak down the alleyways and rejoin the head of the procession.
- She walked into the dining room and sat at the head of the long table in the center of the room.
- I was waiting at the head of a queue of traffic at a set of lights.
- At the head of the parallel queue immediately to the right, the clerk's colleague smirks at me and I smirk back at her.
- At the head of the table sits a brooding Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, moodily attacking a chicken dish.
- The President sits at the head of a long table, immaculately dressed in a suit and striped tie.
- Six places were set, one at the head of the table, three on the right and two on the left.
- A picture shows the developers on horseback at the head of the parade.
- I was put at the head of the table in between Teodora, and Ivan, her Serbian uncle.
- Many pitched tents more than a fortnight ago to make sure they were at the head of the queue when the homes come on sale tomorrow morning.
- So I'll be at the head of the queue for transfers, which are embargoed until September 1st.
- Some of the Hackenthorpe branch of the star's fan club have been taking it in turns to keep their place at the head of the queue.
- They made their way to the grand room where the King sat at the head of the long table.
- When I reach the head of the queue, my passport is looked at carefully before I'm allowed to pass.
- All of the chairs had deep red covers put on them with the exception of the one at the head of the table.
- The immediate past champion sits at the head of the dinner table alongside Hootie and Byron Nelson.
- I write with the disappointment of one who was second from the head of the queue when he made his decision.
- We have to figure out how we stop toys being chucked down the gap between the head of the bed and the wall.
- If he had had as much influence on the films that he directed, his place at the head of the Hollywood queue would be assured.
- It was an attractive woman who sat at the head of the table who had made the dry statement.
- But with a qualification or two, you can go to the head of the queue when an opening occurs.
- She took a seat at the head of the table and told us her name was Judge Elizabeth Barkin.
- People who get to the head of the queue and then take ages to find their purse/wallet - surely you?
- On the morning of the battle she begged me to allow her to carry the American flag at the head of the regiment.
- He ushered her to a chair near the head of the table.
- He was waiting at the head of the queue of traffic.
- Gwen sat at the head of the table, like a queen and kept her eyes on Jamie at all times.
- She stood at the head of the long table, her hands holding onto the back of the chair.
- The man took the seat at the head of the table and watching his guests select their lunch.
- Andy then climbed down the staircase and pushed to the head of the line.
- Each dignitary was assigned a specific seat as the Sultan was put at the head of the table.
- At the head of the table sat an old man with a shock of white hair that almost matched his robe.
- I suggested to Barnette that since he was our guest he should sit at the head of the table.
- And, in any event, the banks are at the head of the queue, so other creditors are unlikely to see a penny.
- With sheer will power, she forced herself to nod at Dante and sit at the head of the table.
- Williams is expected to sell another pipeline soon, and it's a safe bet that Sokol will be near the head of the line of potential buyers.
- For some time I tried to find an wise or witty one to insert at the head of my home page.
- Or is airline service that bad that the only way to get to the head of the queue is to threaten the staff!
- With competition hotting up, you need some preparation and panache to stay at the head of the queue.
4.1(chief)director masculinodirectora femeninoadministrative/executive head — director administrativo/ejecutivo
- section head — jefe de sección
- head of state/government — jefe de Estado/de Gobierno
- the head of the household — el jefe / el cabeza de familia
- before noun head buyer — jefa de compras
- (in US football) head coach — primer entrenador
- head cook — primera cocinera
- head girl/boy — alumno elegido para representar al alumnado de un colegio
- They then stepped into the sunshine for a tour of the sculpture trail, guided by John Le Page, head of art.
- Of all the European government heads, the British Prime Minister's position is, in the near term, the most precarious.
- Detailed talks on the future of European Union expansion are set to continue as the Prime Minister joins other heads of the European Council in Brussels.
- In a macabre move, his party has decided to keep its deceased leader as its head until after this week's elections.
- The next highest paid director was the head of its US aggregates business Tom Hill.
- Division of labor in the reproductive economy and time use patterns for household heads were also measured.
- On the other hand, these same leaders are often the heads of militias and these militias are being used to assassinate political opponents.
- The Swedes have said no to their leaders - an alliance of politicians, union heads, businesspeople, and media figures.
- Dillon is head of public relations for Ladbrokes, Manchester United's betting partner.
- Their findings are released today on the eve of the Thessaloniki summit of heads of EU political leaders that will decide the future framework of the community.
- Most village heads have some business relations with the town's shop owners or traders.
- I personally answer more than 100 e-mails a day no matter where I am, as do our regional leaders and agency heads.
- This probe could result in civil charges against research department heads, banking chiefs, and even some CEOs.
- Some eastern rural areas are still dominated by large landowners, traditional clan heads, and religious leaders.
- Scheinman set up monthly meetings with the heads of operations, sales, and finance to vet potential deals.
- The government has also threatened to press charges against the heads of two regional governments for aiding and abetting the strikers.
- Of 1,000 heads of small firms polled by the company, 93% said they would like to see restrictions on staff work hours eased.
- Not only do many construction staffers come from architecture backgrounds, but so do the heads of the in-house wood and metal shops.
- What other elected politician can you find asking direct, unflinching questions to heads of government ministries?
- The duo will meet the heads of 15 top IT companies and showcase the state's ‘intrinsic strengths’.
4.2head teacherBritishdirector (de colegio) masculinodirectora (de colegio) femenino
5.1(person)to count heads — contar cabezas
5.2plural head700 head of cattle/sheep — 700 cabezas de ganado vacuno/ovino
6(crisis)to come to a head — llegar a un punto crítico
- she brought things to a head by issuing an ultimatum — llevó las cosas a un punto crítico al darles un ultimátum
- his arrival brought the conflict to a head — su llegada hizo estallar el conflicto
7.1(height of water)you need a head of 4ft for the shower — el tanque de agua tiene que estar 4 pies más alto que la ducha
7.2(pressure)a head of steam — presión de vapor femenino
(magnetic device)cabeza femeninocabezal masculino
- The main drive contains the drive electronics and heads.
- For example: the recording head is now on the under side of the disk, to avoid problems from dust on the disk surface.
- Make sure that you have cleaned the heads of the VCR between copying videos.
- The GMR recording heads that are used in all of today's big disk drives are a good example of this.
- Depending on capacity each drive has between one and three platters, and up to six GMR recording heads.
- They are used for quality control in manufacturing digital recording heads as well as in the construction of compact audio disk stampers.
- Multiple optical heads combine to produce a wide-field-of-view imaging system.
- This thin data storage device has a flexible recordable disk and recording heads arranged on both sides of the disk.
8.2(of a drill)cabezal masculino
8.3cylinder headculata femenino
9.1(heading)encabezamiento masculinounder separate heads — bajo encabezamientos diferentes
- The front section of each issue has brief pieces, about research and about the political and social setting of science, and these often have punchy heads.
- The images include four lighthouses in Maine - Bass Harbor Head Light, Cape Neddick Light, Pemaquid Point Light, and Portland Head Light.
- The print was Thea Schrack's ‘Yaquina Head Lighthouse.’
- Baynham has farmed for all of his 70 years at Penlen farm on St David's Head.
(bow of a ship)proa femenino
- There was no way the captain could keep the ship's head up into the seas.
- As the Grosvenor sliced towards the rocks at six knots, the officer of the watch dismissed reports of shore fires beyond the ship's head.
(top of a sail)gratil masculino
- It was posted in some of the heads on the ship the day before the plane went down.
- The berthing, heads, galley, engine room and other spaces are located below the water line.
- The Mississippi also had trough type urinals and unwalled johns in the heads, and salt water showers.
- Jim laughed softly and stepped into the head to splash some cold water over his face.
- Although the sea washed the heads clean as the ship pitched, the heads still needed a regular scrub-down with a broom.
- To the port side aft is the head and shower and a quarter berth cabin with large double berth.
12argot(addict)acid head — enganchado al ácido masculino coloquial
- pot head — enganchada a la hierba
1.1(march/procession) encabezar(procession/march) ir a la cabeza de(list) encabezarwith López still heading the field, the runners … — los corredores, con López todavía a la cabeza / en cabeza, …
- Senior Army officers and civic leaders, headed by the Mayor of Scarborough Sheila Kettlewell, will also attend.
- Sean Lamont heads a quintet of wing specialists who are vying for position in the Stade de France showdown.
- The St Mary's U - 13 boys' team are currently heading the league positions just ahead of Leeds Grammar School.
- Bridlington now head the league, albeit on points difference only.
- Madrid heads the Spanish league with 11 rounds of matches remaining.
- Mayor Derek Benfield headed a list of local VIPs who assembled at Waterstone's in the Brunel Centre for yesterday's ceremony.
- With 32 titles, Kerry heads the list of All-Ireland football winners with rural clubs providing the majority of the county team.
- Also qualifying was a veritable list of rowing powers: Italy, Poland, and France head the field.
- The Swansea ATC Band headed the carnival procession, and the enormous enthusiasm of carnival entrants made up for the lack of numbers.
- Crowds lined the streets on Friday to cheer a procession headed by England's patron saint on horseback.
- The Queen and Prince Philip headed the royal procession into the hall, followed by the Prince of Wales with Princes William and Harry.
- Five police cars headed the march.
- At the festival celebrated in the country around Athens, a jar of wine and a vine headed the procession.
- Once all runners had got up to speed and found track position, Viso immediately headed the times with a 47: 445.
- During my rough times my luxuries were small: coffee headed the list.
- A few years ago, his name headed a public opinion poll that had asked who the people of Benin would prefer as president.
- The procession, headed by a military-style cadet band, will set off from Malsis Road at 2pm.
- With white and purple-robed priests heading the procession, the coffin was carried into the church.
- In London a procession headed by two soldiers who had resigned from the army put a black cardboard coffin outside the embassy.
- Lampkin, of Silsden, now heads the title battle on equal points with Fujinami while Jarvis has climbed to joint third place.
1.2(revolt) acaudillar(revolt) ser el cabecilla de(team) capitanear(expedition/department) dirigir(expedition/department) estar al frente de
- In the late 1990s he was, briefly, charged with heading a newly established repatriation service.
- Niedermayer, who was also the German consul in Belfast, headed the Grundig plant.
- Smith, who heads the Dutch branch of the organisation, was taken for questioning by security forces.
- She has lived in Iraq for 30 years and heads CARE's operations in the country.
- Politicians from the Upper South headed the Whig party and charted a moderate course.
- The president, who heads the executive branch, serves for a single six-year term.
- Guest speaker will be Richard Hallett who headed a successful campaign to keep a maternity unit in East Sussex open.
- He left the Met as director of intelligence but had previously worked for Special Branch and he headed the drugs directorate.
- Mark Gillingham heads the technology unit at the Great Books Foundation in Chicago.
- Detective Inspector Steve Eckersley, who runs the robbery unit for south Manchester, headed a small team investigating the incidents.
- A new management structure headed by a political director.
- Would you let me know what percentage of the companies on this year's list are headed by women?
- The man who heads the company charged with regenerating Swindon's town centre is leaving after only two years in the job.
- A monitoring unit, headed by Martinez's son, Hugo, pinpointed the area where the call was coming from.
- Each Blackfoot reservation is governed by a general council headed by a single chairman.
- A committee which is headed by the chairman himself was also never formed.
- Noel Terry became chairman and managing director and headed the company until his retirement in 1970.
- R. Pichumani who heads the centre, said the plan was to cover students in all districts of the State in three years.
- The company is headed by managing director Martin Baker and employs a workforce of 60 in Grafton Way, Basingstoke.
- A branch manager heads each distribution center and reports to one of five regional managers.
- Extensive powers were vested into the hands of the President who headed the executive branch of government.
2(direct)(ship/vehicle) dirigirperhaps you could head me toward the nearest bank — ¿me podría indicar dónde queda el banco más próximo?
- which way are you headed? — ¿hacia / para dónde vas?
- they're headed for defeat — van camino de la derrota
- The sheep halted, and at the whistle the dog proceeded with short flanking runs which headed them into the gap.
- Stallone heads his car towards him, so he jumps into the river.
- He sighed, and headed us back to the station.
- We're going to head her back to port.
- Head them towards the Washington area.
3(in soccer)(ball) cabecear
- Finnan loops a cross into the box, and Keane heads the ball down into Duff's path.
- Who needs Owen when a Beckham free kick is headed in by Frank Lampard.
- Windass was coming more and more into it and after a couple of sighters at Dibble's goal he headed home a cross by Crooks - only for the flag to immediately dampen his joy.
- Duff attacks down the left wing, but his ball is headed away by Sulimani.
- The Czechs attack again, with Karel Poborsky heading a long ball back across the face of goal from the far post.
- We have just read with interest your article headed Mum Furious at Police Inaction.
- A column headed ITV Watch, possibly with a comma and an exclamation mark, would be far more useful, because hardly anyone does.
- I refer to the article on page 3 of Journal headed The state of hospitals.
- There is an article here that is headed, ‘President backs extreme view on sex’.
- The pre-dive briefing took around an hour and the warning that heads this article was read at both beginning and end.
- Essentially, we want to use the front page to present the key stories of the moment - the Web equivalent of the headlines heading radio and TV bulletins.
- One review, in a leading German paper, was headed: ‘Not to be touched with a barge pole.’
- She has an obvious reverence for the music; most of the book's chapters are headed by famous song titles.
- His article is headed The BBC has done the country a favour.
- May I refer to the letter by M Jones of October 23 headed Peters for Mayor.
- In a column headed Minor Matters, The Times of India writes about motivation classes for young children.
- He heads his article by saying that havens for wild life don't need buffer zones.
- And Paddy Smith's print edition article in today's Oz is headed Smorgon takes road to more attractive product.
4.2headed past participleBritishcon membretemembretadomembreteado Andes
1the car was heading west — el coche iba en dirección oeste
- where are you heading? — ¿hacia / para dónde vas?
- we were heading in the direction of Santiago — íbamos camino de Santiago / con rumbo a Santiago
- I think we're heading in the right direction — creo que vamos bien encaminados / por buen camino
- it's time we were heading back — ya va siendo hora de que volvamos / regresemos
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