In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(with air, gas)infladohinchado España
- And, if we are walking down the street and there's a man there selling extremely inflated themed balloons, then why not?
- His first design used a number of thin inflated tubes inside a leather cover.
- Despite being hit by an inflated projectile, he is intent on risking more close encounters in the same way.
- It is propelled by oars, and will carry 15 or 20 persons, but its capacity is greatly increased by lashing inflated seal skins to the outside.
- They then pick up a small stone from a heap lying nearby and place it on the inflated bag.
- A huge inflated spiked balloon hung over the dance area in front of the stage.
- Few Vietnamese go in for swimming trunks, so instead you see fully clad people venturing into the waves supported on inflated black inner tubes.
- It uses an inflated vinyl ball as a seat to encourage spinal alignment and active sitting.
- The inflated balloon allows the catheter to remain within the cavity of the cyst or abscess.
- Then replace the punctured rear wheel with the inflated front wheel.
- By the end of the day several inflated balloons will end up littering the far bank.
- When two people were injured, right there in Times Square, when the ropes attached to one of the big, inflated balloons.
- It's just like pushing a fully inflated basketball underwater.
- There was a giant inflated climbing wall, and an inflated "bounce house" that looked like a sinking Titanic.
2(exaggerated)(prices/figures/sums) inflado(reputation) exageradoshe has an inflated sense of her own importance — se cree muy importante
3(pompous)(language/style) ampuloso(language/style) rimbombante
- Certainly some witnesses made inflated claims about how much alcohol they had consumed without becoming intoxicated.
- Perhaps they have an inflated sense of how much they should be valued.
- My prize goes to whoever wrote the ridiculously inflated press blurb.
- The inflated expectations for publication of the last twenty years have not been healthy for the profession.
- People with narcissistic personality disorder have an inflated sense of their own importance and an extreme preoccupation with themselves.
- There is a natural fear of inflated awards, on account of that emotional content during the trial.
- Add to this that the scripts are willing to take on current (or at least recent) craziness in the business: bad behaviors, outrageous trends, inflated self-images.
- But as soon as Stefano abandons the warmth of his bed and dresses, his irritation takes a back seat to an inflated and mistaken sense of purpose.
- Even more important than inflated notions of the fundamentalists' power may be their entertainment value.
- Then tougher legislation is announced to deal with the inflated problem.
- Yet there are times when a rogue state is so caught up in its own propaganda and inflated glory that even a military threat cannot bring it to rational discussion.
- We wondered how the inflated figure got circulating in the first place.
- The rest of the story's 2,000 words or so comprise an extended rehash of all the family's real, imagined and inflated sins.
- I'll leave it to the reader to decide who has an inflated view of his own importance.
- Many members have scrambled to repay expenses, some quickly admitting misjudgment and others saying inflated claims were submitted by mistake.
- Even these figures provide an inflated picture of what is actually spent on Iraq.
- It will not reduce the excessive legal costs of processing inflated claims that are eventually settled for small amounts
- I couldn't agree more, though I think the this coddling might produce more of a sense of inflated self-entitlement than the deflated self-esteem the author describes.
- That same inflated claim to universality reinforces the sense that American sovereignty is not to be stepped on.
- Ah, they're all about inflated self-importance, anyway.
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