In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(British also) homewards /-z/(travel/sail) de vuelta a casa
- Sighing, he strode off homewards, to respond to Anna's distress calls.
- While the weather was favourable for the first four races very heavy rain began to pour down just after three o clock and many people were left with no option but to head homewards.
- With a sigh, I take a few steps around the deck and look homeward, towards the town.
- His behavior baffled Estelle her but she did not comment as they rode silently homewards.
- He had taken a wrong turning when heading homewards from Copmanthorpe through an unfamiliar area.
- Driving homewards on the M4 tonight, I reflected, as I do from time to time, on how much I love England.
- On Friday, we thought we'd try lunch at the Stag and Hounds in Binfield, but there wasn't a table free, so we'd headed back homewards and went to the poshest place in the village.
- On the way home I bumped into Laura; we had a quick catch up then she went on her way to work and I trundled on down the hill homewards.
- As I packed up and drove homewards, I had a feeling of quiet calm.
- So I plodded back to the car, purchasing a pack of sandwiches on the way, and headed homewards, taking a wide detour in the direction of Boston and then turning off to join my familiar country roads.
- The lesson passed pretty quickly and, having practised some maneuvers, I was soon driving homewards again.
- He turned his horse homeward and set off at an easy pace down the hillside.
- More rubbish is talked, and eventually we wend our way homewards.
- What better satisfaction that downing a frosty can of export lager after battling homeward through the A-roads of the steamy English countryside?
- He gave me a hurt look, but turned the car homewards anyway.
- Tash beamed at him, and began to race homewards.
- I'm about to head homewards to then go on to college.
- If licensing hours are more relaxed, then not only will people not feel under pressure to have their fill quickly, but they will also drift away homewards at varying times.
- After meeting up with Mat, Luke and I got on the tube at Oxford Circus, heading homewards.
- There was no way we could carry on, no choice but to limp homewards.
- The day had begun to look brighter (despite the incessant rain), as I headed homewards.
2to be homeward bound — ir de camino / de vuelta a casa
1(road/journey) de vuelta(road/journey) de regreso
- Unlike the journey to Iran, the players and supporters were able to enjoy alcohol on the homeward flight, courtesy of a free bar arranged by team sponsors Eircom.
- I'll never forget the singing on the homeward journey - everyone happy, sunburnt, slightly tipsy and exhausted.
- He made the homeward journey by way of Longbill Manor where he stopped at the gate and looked down the drive.
- Christmas cards went early, because of the long homeward flight.
- Violence frequently marks their homeward trips if they lose, which at times results in damage to the trains they are traveling on.
- They are bound to slow commuters' homeward journeys.
- She knew she needed to decipher it, knowing that the prophecy held the key to her homeward journey.
- Bryan died on the homeward leg of a European journey in 1870, and the paintings he acquired on that trip formed a posthumous bequest to the society, swelling his lifetime gift to more than 375 works.
- After waiting some considerable time for a taxi at York Railway Station one Friday afternoon, I asked the driver on the homeward journey if he thought there were sufficient taxis in York to meet the demand.
- An extra outward train in the morning and an extra homeward train in the evening should ease difficulties being experienced by commuters.
- Before the homeward journey, a final stop for refreshments was made at Kinvarra.
- The cost is €55 which includes the coach trip, entrance fee and food on the island and dinner on the homeward journey.
- Having enjoyed their day out, they arrived back at Moyne at 9 pm and set out on their homeward journey.
- Pentland Ferries' second vessel spent another night away from home last night, after weather and tidal conditions prevented the final leg of her homeward journey.
- Lisselton came up trumps in the big game and understandably the team and supporters were in a jubilant frame of mind on their homeward journey.
- Endeavour will sail from Whitehaven, Cumbria, on November 8, on a homeward route that will retrace some of Cook's voyages.
- He has just completed about two months in the saddle pedalling from Tiananman Square in Beijing, China, setting off in early March on his homeward journey.
- After a perilous homeward journey he reached England in 1774, only to encounter serious doubts about the validity of his discoveries.
- He said he would take time during his homeward journey to reflect on the images that struck him.
- The itinerary includes a visit to Strokestown House, a cruise on the River Shannon, time for shopping and a meal on the homeward journey.
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