In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1a hoard of treasure — un tesoro escondido
- I keep a secret hoard of chocolate — tengo una reserva secreta de chocolate
- a miser's/pirate's hoard — el tesoro escondido de un avaro/pirata
- the squirrel lays in a hoard of nuts — la ardilla almacena provisiones de frutos del bosque
- In one endless makeup bag there contained her secret stash, a hoard of makeup, creams, colors and bottles smelling of lavender and rose.
- The Boeing jumbo was insured for $1.75 billion, and the company has a cash hoard of more than $1 billion.
- The burglars escaped with a hoard of limited edition bone china, porcelain and pottery collectables leaving behind only muddy footprints.
- While digging for roots he finds a hoard of gold, which has now no value for him.
- A York gardener was caught red-handed with a hoard of stolen statues, gnomes and ornaments, magistrates heard.
- ‘It is imperative that you stockpile a large hoard of munchable treats,’ she says.
- Many apparently converted their money hoards or business activities to dollars.
- His final explanation for the hoard was that the money came from his wages as a mechanic and panel beater.
- At one time there were over 3,000 statues at the site, and an inestimable hoard of gold and jewellery.
- Against the best the country could offer the Carlow participants excelled, bringing back a hoard of medals in several disciplines.
- The squad put in some fantastic swims, collecting a hoard of medals in the process.
- Part of a hoard of family silver which vanished for more than 100 years was yesterday sold at auction for nearly £8,000.
- A treasure hoard has already landed in Singapore, and more money is on its way.
- Hutchison has said it has a cash hoard of nearly $13 billion.
- A police raid on a one-bedroom flat turned up a hoard of nearly 2,000 weapons, including guns and ammunition.
- Good memories, mostly, and a hoard of treasures for the inner eye.
- Luckily for investors, Gateway has a huge hoard of cash, and can continue to lose money for a few years without going bankrupt.
- His characters stay in a hotel annexed to the British Museum, so they're absorbed into its hoard of pillaged imperial trophies.
1acumularjuntar(anticipating a shortage) acapararmy father hoarded old magazines — mi padre juntaba y guardaba revistas viejas
- he hoarded his savings in an old trunk — escondía sus ahorros en un viejo baúl
- He's spent the past two years hoarding money and watching everything that moves in Europe's utility sector.
- She is not a type of person who hoards her money in the bank for her own sake.
- As silver rose in value it was hoarded, both by private individuals and by government offices.
- Of course you should be vigilant with your finances and budget carefully but hoarding money is not the answer.
- We are working with schools to make sure balances are used - so they are not just hoarding money.
- Those on the receiving end have hoarded their money and nurtured their resentment.
- This is even truer where wealth is hoarded at the top, as is typical of these Gulf states.
- When people and businesses hoard their money, growth slows.
- Neither do they tend to be hoarded by pensioners and drug dealers in the way bank notes are.
- No team is hoarding money for Fortson, so his only hope of getting a decent check is for a sign-and-made deal.
- Pieces that could fetch higher prices would more likely be hoarded to compensate the added cost of being caught.
- To what purposes can the managements of our publicly traded corporations be hoarding money?
- But he grew up poor, and had something with hoarding his money.
- It works similar to a 401, which lets you hoard money before taxes for the future.
- When Roderigo discovers that Iago has been hoarding his money he screams at Iago and threatens him.
- But the way I see it is that I might not make it to 60, and if I don't I wouldn't want to be hoarding money, instead of enjoying myself.
- Hence, gold began to replace silver in circulation, causing the latter to be hoarded or exported.
- Potential must be realized, energy must be utilized, wealth must not be hoarded.
- But how many paid any attention when companies started hoarding money on insecure infrastructures?
- Museum information has a history of being hoarded if not outright hidden in curatorial files.
1acapararpeople have started hoarding — la gente ha empezado a acaparar (provisiones)
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