In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(dwelling)casa femeninoshe has a beautiful home — tiene una casa preciosa
- to own one's own home — tener casa propia
- haven't you got a home to go to? — ¿no te esperan en casa?
- these pictures are brought to your homes by satellite — estas imágenes llegan a sus hogares vía satélite
- marital home — domicilio conyugal
- In the Bantul district to the south, villagers told of trying to rescue family members before homes collapsed.
- It is believed detectives were called to the home by a member of staff.
- Some families fled their homes fearing aftershocks, and roads and phone lines were cut off.
- Jane's house was a modest two-story home in a decent neighborhood.
- She then moved to her father's home on a full time basis.
- There are at least eight pictures of him in the front room of the family home.
- A lone gunman fired a number of shots at the front door of the couple's home late on Friday.
- This initiative is designed to help military families repair and maintain their homes while family members are on active duty.
- The Beckford minibus travels to members' homes around Warminster, picking them up and taking them home in the evenings.
- As many as 80 percent of persons with dementia are cared for in their homes by family members.
- You could pledge to change to energy-saving light bulbs or household appliances in your home.
- What this means to service members is better homes and shorter waiting lists.
- When food ran short, the younger children were sent to union members' homes in New York and Philadelphia.
- The eye of Hurricane Charley passed directly over the Family Life Center, my home, and the homes of our staff members.
- And then I went back to my parents' home for dinner.
- A number of local people who have sought planning permission to build homes for members of their family have been turned down.
- The letters were issued on Friday and got to our members' homes on Saturday at the start of their half-term break.
- When Dooley and Wideman go out, they go to friends' homes for dinner and videos.
- This involved, among other things, inviting them into his own home, and the homes of members of his congregation.
- Natasha Ryan returned to her mother's home on Thursday night.
1.2(in wider sense)New York's been my home since I was 12 — he vivido en Nueva York desde que tenía 12 años
- they made their home in Germany — fijaron su residencia en Alemania
- my family's home is in California — mi familia vive en California
- I still think of England as home — para mí Inglaterra sigue siendo mi patria
- those little touches that make a house a home — esos pequeños detalles que convierten una casa en un hogar
- to leave home — irse de casa
- have you heard from home? — ¿te han escrito de tu casa (or país etc.)?
1.3(family environment)hogar masculinoshe comes from a good home — se crió en un buen hogar
- she made a home for her brothers — fue como una madre para sus hermanos
- My home hadn't felt like a real home since Tom had started coming here every afternoon.
- A violent home begets violent children, who become violent in relationships with others.
- Those costs assume one television set per household: many homes, of course, own three televisions.
- The idea is that each visiting student is welcomed into the home as a member of the family.
- Blessed beyond anything words can express are children born into such a home!
- Its work with children on the streets has found that boys running away from bad homes or from care are prime targets for abusive adults because of their need for basics such as food and shelter.
- A good home is essential to proper upbringing.
- Kimberley left the matrimonial home on August 1, 2000.
- One should add that violence free homes would make a difference to boys as well as girls.
- The influences of home, friends and community are stronger and more long-lasting.
- And even if gambling addiction wrecks homes, it's at least better than tobacco advertising.
- Even over the past two years, it is estimated there are 18,000 fewer nuclear family homes, including both married and unwed parents.
- Despite the appearance she tries to convey, Nora holds a deep secret that threatens to destroy her happy home.
- The statutory right to occupy the marital home may be seen as an example of the joint enterprise model of marriage.
- Naomi has left the matrimonial home with their children, Olga, aged six, and Poppy, aged four.
- Bradford Council is calling on people to offer permanent homes to the 60 children on its adoption list.
- White, who came from a good home, managed to spend a fair amount of his life at a host of federal and state penitentiaries.
- What is there to stop us from making our own homes violence free?
- Despite all the benefits of a secure home and a good education he has, for 23 years, been addicted to drugs.
2.1(of object, group, institution)Spain is the home of flamenco — España es la tierra del flamenco
- the home of the microchip industry — el centro de la industria de los microchips
- we're looking for a permanent home for the collection — estamos buscando un lugar para albergar permanentemente la colección
- can you find a home for these files somewhere? — a ver si encuentras dónde guardar estos archivos
(of animal, plant)hábitat masculinoan owl had made its home in the barn — un búho se había instalado en el pajar
- Sprawling Monongahela National Forest is home to 230 species of birds.
- There are many more impressive homes of international football than the Skonto Stadium but few can match it for incessant noise.
- For instance, to complete the Slam, I had to win at St. Andrews, the home of golf.
- Its Liverpool Road site is the home of the world's oldest passenger rail station.
- At the beginning of the century, Milan was the home of the last Italian artistic movement of international importance: Futurism.
- The east Midlands, south-eastern England, and East Anglia were home to the most advanced arable farming in the British Isles.
- Dazzlingly diverse, it is home to a wonderful mix of races, perspectives and attitudes.
- He really thinks America is the land of the free and the home of the brave.
- Los Angeles is the home of rock 'n roll.
- And so, at the start of a new season, hopes are high that Elland Road can once more be home to legends.
- The food hall is home to a vast selection of local products to tempt your tastebuds.
- The town of Cognac itself is the home of most of the region's famous distilleries.
3.1(in house)en casaI'll be at home after six — estaré en casa después de las seis
- if anybody calls, I'm not at home — si alguien llama, di que no estoy (en casa)
- Mrs Jones is at home on Tuesdays — la sra Jones recibe los martes
- she works and her husband stays at home — ella trabaja y su marido se ocupa de la casa
- he's got problems at home — tiene problemas familiares
3.2(at ease)to feel at home with sb — encontrarse / sentirse a gusto con algn
- I don't feel at home with the new camera yet — todavía no me he hecho a la nueva máquina fotográfica
- she's more at home with an electric drill than a sewing machine — está más en lo suyo con un taladro que con una máquina de coser
- he's entirely at home in Spanish — habla español con total fluidez
3.3(not abroad, in one's country)his popularity at home — su popularidad en su país
- people eat later at home — en mi país se come más tarde
(on own ground)en casato be/play at home — jugar en casa
- Spain is at home to France — España juega en casa contra Francia
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4(institution)children's home — hogar de niños masculino
- old people's home — residencia de ancianos
- dogs' home — perrera
- It is also important to recognise that some staff had their names cleared and most workers at these and other children's homes are caring, professional people.
- The current regulations for personal care homes in Pennsylvania provide only a basic level of supervision by the state.
- Vital public services across Lancashire, including old people's care homes, are threatened due to lack of funding.
- Owners of care homes for the elderly are pressing for the Government to change laws which require criminal records checks on staff before they can start work.
- She also called for tighter measures to ensure elderly citizens are protected in nursing and residential care homes.
- Plans for a string of new children's homes across the district were in disarray today after a five-hour row on the issue.
- The Bolton group will help organise teaching programmes and support building projects in institutions and children's homes.
- Some of Swindon's vulnerable old people may have to sell their homes to pay for care in a private residential home.
- These aim to improve the minimum standards older people can expect in care homes.
- Four years ago, the former Queensland governor delivered a landmark report into the State's institutional homes.
- I'm now researching the possibility of setting up a similar house for frail elderly people, as an alternative to larger care homes.
- One girl asked an elderly resident of warden-controlled homes to leave her flat while the others took £45 from her purse.
- An increase in fees paid to care homes will not be enough to stave off a crisis, managers of residential facilities said yesterday.
- Yorkshire Care Developments Ltd is taking the action in protest at what it claims are inadequate fees paid to homes for the care of elderly and vulnerable people.
- The first was a specialized adoption agency; the others were commercial maternity homes.
- A pensioner was leading a delegation to London today in a last-gasp attempt to save two old people's care homes.
- However, 35 of the residents of the two homes required nursing care to be available around the clock, Mr Thorogood said.
- None of us would argue that there is clearly a need for children's homes in the Bradford District.
- Clearly, the findings reinforce the need for providing specialized holistic geriatric care at institutions and homes for the elderly.
- These women also founded a home for the aged women of the church who were unable to care for themselves.
(the finish)meta femeninowe're not far from home now — ya nos estamos acercando a la meta
- The leader gave way to Daliapour over three furlongs out as rider Johnny Murtagh drove for home for all he was worth.
- After kicking 300m from home to beat Garcia in 7:40.97 seconds, Gebrselassie admitted the fast pace had been a challenge.
- Sir Rembrandt made a mistake at the fifth fence from home which proved costly to his challenge but he battled on to claim second spot.
- Angels RF Tim Salmon had drifted off third base, anticipating a break for home.
- Santa rounded third and headed for home, as the shortstop finally came to his senses and threw a perfect peg to catcher Garcia.
1.1(where one lives)(arrive/come) a casait's time to go home now — ya es hora de irse (or irnos etc.) a casa
- I'll be home at five — estaré en casa a las cinco
- he's bringing her home — la va a traer a casa
- on the way home — de camino a casa
- to see sb home — acompañar a algn a casa
- to send sb home — mandar a algn a casa
- I had to send home for some dry clothes — tuve que mandar buscar ropa seca a casa
- I haven't written home yet — todavía no he escrito a (mi) casa
- That was an ordinary day for me - the only difference was a diversion via Tesco on the way home to pick up a couple of things.
- The man got on the single-decker bus at Sidcup station on his way home from work.
- A student in London, he is home on holiday and gets his chance through unavailability.
- She left home on Saturday night dressed all in black and gave no indication where she was going or when she might return.
- The entire bus ride home had been miserable.
- I will only come home late if there is a legitimate reason.
- We went to the train station to go home, and there was a firework display, again.
- I travelled home from central London on a coach that, inevitably, became snarled up in traffic.
- Going home to his parents in Kodagu may happen just twice a year, and then not for many days.
- We will spend three days at a training base and play against Exeter on the way back home.
- My mom was home for the first time in weeks.
- He was thought to have been making his way home to the Low Edges area of Sheffield from a real ale festival.
- Alli had come home from school, looking thoroughly exhausted, but happy.
- He was 19, on his way home to Vancouver, Washington, where he was at the local college.
- The defendant replied that he did not have the money on him and his wife would not be home until later that night.
- I was fast asleep when Dean and his family returned home after midnight.
- Ringing my boss, Nicky Henderson, on the journey home to tell him what had happened was not pleasant.
- The family returned home on Monday last week at the end of their two-week holiday.
- At night you will find the taxis at Surbiton station ferrying people home because that is safer.
- He told me that I should stop training and go home because he had booked me an appointment with a liver specialist.
- My computer is still slower than a wet weekend in Grimsby and the nice lady who knows how to fix it is gone home, apparently.
1.2(from abroad)we've already booked our passage home — ya hemos reservado nuestro pasaje de vuelta
- to come home from abroad — volver del extranjero
- Yankees/Reds go home — yanquis/rojos fuera (de aquí)
- the folks back home — la familia
2.1(to the finish)the first horse/runner home — el primer caballo/corredor en llegar a la meta
- Although the smart winner was far too good that day, Lisdante ran an honourable race to lead home the remainder.
- The odds are that, whoever romps home to victory, there'll be plenty of laughs along the way.
- La Chunga runs away with the race to lead home a one-two for trainer Jeremy Noseda.
- The last event of the swimming program is going to be a great race, so cheer the Aussies home.
- They made 214 all out against Green Lane who coasted home with five wickets in hand.
- Williams clears the rest of the colours to edge home and now needs only two frames for victory.
- TP Burns was up when he sauntered home by five lengths over a mile and six furlongs at Navan.
- Some inspired driving and mechanical misfortunes for others saw Moss bring the green car home in front.
- With Matt and Alan coming home first and second it was an excellent result for Honda Racing.
- However, the visitors kept their nerve and three vital drop goals saw them safely home.
- However, Carberry got a sweet tune from Sir Oj and he flew home to snatch the race in the final few strides.
- He was never in any danger of being caught, coming home a clear winner in a time of 33.04.
- Carter crossed the line in a time of one hour 51.07 minutes and was followed home by Bevan Docherty.
- Baracouda was always in control at Ascot and came home by nine lengths from Hors La Loi III.
- The visitors cruised home by five wickets thanks to a fine knock of 109 by Craig Watts.
- This left Turkington with a clear lead and he came home to win from Hines by four seconds.
- The application of blinkers worked a treat on this filly at Ayr last time when she romped home by eight lengths in a maiden race.
2.2(successful)once they agree terms we'll be more or less home — una vez que hayan aceptado las condiciones, el trato es prácticamente un hecho
3(to desired place)he knocked the staples home with a hammer — clavó las grapas en su sitio con un martillo
- there was a clunk as the bolt went home — se oyó un golpe sordo al encajar el cerrojo en su sitio
- to get sth home to sb — hacerle entender algo a algn
1(telephone number/address) particular(environment/background) familiar(cooking/perm) caserogive me your home number — dame el teléfono de tu casa / tu teléfono particular
- home comforts — comodidades
- the risk of a home delivery — los riesgos de dar a luz en casa
- two days' home leave — dos días de permiso
- (by doctor) home visit — visita a domicilio
- As well as home telephone services, mobile and Internet packages will be available.
- Residents would receive badges displaying their home addresses that they must wear at all times.
- In the next two to five years, you'll see the computer and your home television set merging.
- The problem lies at the heart of the cultural economy and the home video market.
- The farewell letter from the teenager, who planned to run away from home, painted a picture of a brutal home life.
- They are pleased to see the heart of their home city looking presentable again.
- This money will come from more than doubling the present fees charged to the recipients of home care.
- Use the cold weather as an excuse to start a new hobby, like home decorating or woodworking.
- Time Computers has followed Tiny Computers into the digital home entertainment field.
- I like home cooking, and I think that best represents the Indian world.
- It should be noted that Sega have not completely jumped out of the hardware market, only that of home consoles.
- News of Joan's sudden death was received with much sadness and regret in her home village.
- The band was gaining notoriety and opening for national acts in their home state.
- There is nothing I like better than finding new things in my home area with the help of my local OS map.
- Most home buyers expect to stay in their homes for a long time.
- My generation was the last to read books on a regular basis before the home computers took hold.
- There were other domestic home matters which were taking a toll on my health.
- Do keep your home computer in a room which is easily accessible to all.
- Chemotherapy is often cited as a procedure that may be suitable for home administration.
- Val died suddenly while out on the land and his death caused profound shock and sadness in his home area.
- We are now set up with a wireless home network, one element of which is the Internet.
- Also, home internet has now been set up, so there are no more excuses for slack posting.
- It was cool and dark and looked like something from a home interiors magazine.
- The notoriety that he has enjoyed in his home city over the past decade appears to be spreading nationwide.
- Martin's funeral took place to his home parish at the weekend.
- Letters are accepted by e-mail, but please include your home address plus postal code.
- During their visit his mother tried to fatten her up on good home cooking.
- She took out a piece of paper and wrote her address on a tiny square as well as her home number.
- In the same year, he was allowed back to Greece, and returned to the home cooking of his childhood.
- The rise of a new wave of cottage industry has emerged in a survey which shows the extent of home working in North Yorkshire.
- She was sent a £50 fixed penalty notice after the officer traced the car to her home address.
- Estate agents told the Saturday Dispatch most home buyers did not look properly through houses they intended to buy.
- Living on top of a hill presents a particular kind of challenge to the home gardener.
- Put your home address at the top and type your name at the bottom underneath where you will sign.
- I can certainly envisage a home entertainment centre in which the user walks into another reality.
- A good neighbour and true friend, Sadie was happy and content in her beloved home area.
- It is understood that he intends to move back to his home city of Bristol.
- They can also access and work on their school files from home computers.
- He stayed at home for a year and was given just five hours a week of home tuition by the local education authority.
- The President pledges to work hard to ensure more home ownership.
2(of origin)home country — país de origen masculino
- home sales — ventas nacionales / internas
- (in US) home state — estado natal / de procedencia
3(not foreign)(affairs/market) nacionalhome waters — aguas territoriales femenino
- Citizenship of the Union was to be established and close co-operation on justice and home affairs was to be developed.
- The Conservatives accept the need for a large European home market for trade and employment.
- These firms are usually the major suppliers of foreign goods in their home markets.
- All of the above have serious involvement in Britain and the US as well as the home market.
- Nor is it clear when or whether Intel will migrate the products out of the home US market.
- For it is always easier for true natives to experience the excitement of other cultures on their home turf.
- Compare export prices net of transportation cost with the price of the same variety in its home market.
- When you have a huge home market, you can use that as a springboard and capture the markets around the world.
- Add in the demographics, and cracking the home market looks even more daunting.
- A downturn in a lender's home market does not result in a drop in lending elsewhere.
- They fixed their policy in relation to that of the home market and home government.
- While it may lose its American visitors it will gain from the short haul and home markets.
- The home market will soak up most of the extra money, creating opportunities for resellers.
- He added that the most important way to help the industry was to boost the home market.
- They will only be subject to the domestic law of their home countries.
- Changes in the home market with the decline of deep coal mining put the final nails in the factory's coffin.
- I don't mind the fact that they never show any home news any more, because there isn't any.
- Restricting access to new drugs in a home market would not sit well with their industrial policies.
- It is now far easier to estimate at what level your overseas investment would lie on the home market.
- In terms of sales volume, it currently lies in second place behind the German home market.
4Deporte(team) de casa(team) local(game) en casathe home crowd — los seguidores del equipo local / de casa
- to have home advantage — jugar en casa
- on its home ground — en su propio terreno
- home win — victoria en casa
- But the home side registered the first attack of the game on three minutes.
- When you score a hat trick and you are the home team the fans will throw hats on the ice as well.
- However they will be up against it against the Tractor Boys who have won the most home matches in the league.
- Ballintrillick, who are the reigning champions, will be on home turf for the clash.
- Crawford picked his spot well to level the scores and give the home team the boost they required.
- For the home team it was one of their most satisfying season for a long, long time.
- Before home matches we do a proper sit down lunch complete with wine and dessert course, all prepared by our ladies.
- One lucky Eagles fan will get the chance to step on to the pitch and announce the teams for the final home match of the season.
- The team must make their home advantage count to get their season back on track.
- Unfortunately the ball broke free to the home winger, who scooped it up and raced away for a breakaway try.
- A late goal from home striker Peter Smith did little to dent Silsden's supremacy.
- He won the sprint in front of the home crowd, enhancing his already growing local profile.
- Their square has been relaid so local experience of how the pitch plays will be a home advantage.
- Henman is the last home player standing after Greg Rusedski and Lee Childs went out on Wednesday.
- Poor Leigh defence let the home team in for several soft tries which gave the home team a respectable result.
- In home matches, the way they play keeps every team back in their own half.
- Since the turn of the year the Minstermen have lost just once and won seven out of their last nine matches on home soil.
- The crowd tried to lift the home player at the start of the third but it was to no avail.
- It is now 18 years since a home cyclist won, and nowadays a French stage win is treated as if it is a miracle.
- Some people say they only cheer on the English, but I think they cheer on all the home nations equally.
- The club arranged for him to meet current players and the manager before presenting him with a home shirt.
- She has been a fan since she was five and attends all the home games.
- He made a huge impression and was adored by home fans because he was a local boy.
- The same player then struck twice in as many minutes to finally give the home team a degree of safety and control.
- Andy Bowness added the conversion to give the home side a four point lead.
- Full-back Will Campbell converted to give the home side a 12-0 lead.
- On home ground Clane were the first to open the scoring with a well taken point.
- That is the fifth home game this season that his side have failed to win.
- At the outset Silsden were put under pressure by the home side who were playing down the slope.
- The first three World Cup qualifiers also happen to be away from home, and you need home matches to raise revenue.
- However, it was hard to see how Bolton could have kept Spurs out had Mr Dunn not given the home team a helping hand.
- I've been to quite a few home games this season and I've always been impressed with Pamarot.
- It was fitting that the goal should come from an error, and a horrific one from home goalkeeper Marshall.
- But a deflected shot by Francesco Flachi gave the home team a deserved equalizer.
- The sharp breakthrough came when Ross unwisely tugged Wes Hoolahan just inside the home penalty box.
- Rather sportingly the home team took two men off the field to even up the numbers, not that it made much difference.
- Carlow can really have no complaints as they were outclassed by the home side.
- Lowerhouse field a full strength team for the home game against Bacup tomorrow.
- Besides, they go into the match with home advantage and a strong crowd to back them in the key match.
- Novo incidentally was booed through most of the match by the home support.
- Now you can have a bunch of guys on the visiting team who used to be on the home team.
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