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(engrave)(letters/words) inscribir algo(design) grabar algoto inscribe sth (on sth) — grabar algo (en algo)
- to inscribe sth (with sth) — grabar algo (con algo)
- I opened the locket, with three words inscribed on the inside.
- These were one liners written by groups of five poets who would each secretly inscribe a word on a slip of paper.
- Those infamous words were inscribed on the War Room walls.
- Each capsule was inscribed with the person's name and a personal message.
- However, she said she did not agree with other relatives of asbestos victims who called recently for the arch to be turned into such a memorial, for example by inscribing the names of victims on it.
- Everything - from its ads to its shopping bags - is inscribed with its ‘sweatshop-free’ tag line.
- Three tall memorial archways inscribed with Chinese characters stand outside the temple.
- Many of these are inscribed with the sayings of ancient emperors, famous poets and scholars.
- The lad carried the precious words that God inscribed on stone tablets to Ethiopia and today they reside in a little church in the ancient city of Axum.
- It was engraved with my name and said, ‘First prize for excellence in English’ Under those words were inscribed the date it was won.
- A golden band encircled it, decked with bells like all the rest of his outfit, and words were inscribed upon it.
- Those words are inscribed on a Memorial Marker at the place he was shot on the border of Hyde Park.
- She carried a staff that was inscribed with symbols and what looks like carved patterns of vines, at the top rest a pearl.
- Jensom led them all into a bright room, filled with monks inscribing words of wisdom onto tablets and papyrus.
- A single gravestone from this period may be inscribed with epitaphs that belong to as many as seven different individuals, though whether or not the grave contained seven bodies is unknown.
- The figure six is inscribed backwards while the words and letters are separated by diamonds and hearts.
- Thousands of bones and tortoise shells were discovered there which had been inscribed with ancient Chinese characters.
- The watches are inscribed with serial numbers.
- Not that she noticed, with her head turned down to the tiled floor, the entire surface inscribed with ancient runes by people long since dead.
- Soon the other boys got the idea and insulting words were soon inscribed on the walls.
- The five-foot tall bronze-cast structure, which is inscribed with the victims' names, will be unveiled at the accident site.
- These words, later inscribed on the same rock where he unloaded the box, can be seen even today.
- I will remember him as a friend who was undaunted, defiant and unrepentant which words we inscribed on his coffin in the early hours of Saturday morning last as we bid him a final farewell.
- The wallpaper-covered box of about 1830 is inscribed with a schedule for setting out glass eggs to stimulate ducks, chickens, and turkeys to lay.
- Perhaps, the word is inscribed in English so that a cross-section of tourists would understand it.
- He inscribed the word ‘boring’ across his recently written notes.
- The envelope in her hand is inscribed with a man's name and address, suggesting a romantic element.
- He made drawings with sophisticated perspectival schemes that are inscribed with the hour and day they were made, and concentrate on innumerable subtleties of variation in colour and tone.
- On their leaves he has inscribed words from Scottish ghost stories.
- The silver bowl burner is also inscribed with the Special Olympics Logo.
- Sited on the path to Suilven, his favourite mountain, it is made of sandstone and has a bronze plaque that's inscribed with one of his best-loved poems, Climbing Suilven.
- It has a face on top, which is inscribed with the letters West Point and the date of graduation.
- We must inscribe those words alongside some of today's political utterances.
- The base for the structure, which is inscribed with ‘Lest we Forget’ was installed in 2001 and has been a focal point of the past two Remembrance Day ceremonies.
- The dark walls were inscribed with some ancient prayer.
- It can be traced way back to ancient Greece, when the words ‘medicine for the soul’ were inscribed over the door to the library at Thebes.
- He describes the frame's edges being inscribed with Japanese characters and expresses the wish to translate them.
- Those are the words inscribed in the entry way of a veterans administration hospital I once visited in my youth.
- To write properly I would need to know which picture to draw and which sounds from the spoken word to inscribe next to it.
- Its piercing steel blade is decoratively inscribed with intricate patterns with a crown at its summit.
- Yesterday a package arrived in the mail: Hugh's book, from Hugh, fresh from the printer and inscribed by the author.
- The book is inscribed at the front as belonging to a Mrs Janet Maule and is dated 25 June, 1701, although recipes have been added over a number of years.
- She wrote back saying how touched she was, and how glad that I liked her work, and that I was welcome to send my books along for her to personally inscribe, and that she'd try to take a look at the book.
- Mailer, disappointed to find that Buckley had apparently neglected to inscribe the book, promptly flipped through the index to see whether he had been mentioned.
- My only concern is that Timmy sent me an inscribed book that said, ‘I love you, dude.’
- Unlike the other three copies, these are inscribed.
- He kindly gave the Diary an inscribed copy of his book of poems, Soldiers Of The Sea, some time ago.
- Donors to Friends of Hillary receive gifts ranging from a bookmark to a personally inscribed limited edition of the book.
- He also gets £50 and a personally inscribed copy of my autobiography.
- Then, ‘With best wishes from one Celt to another’ he inscribed my copy of ‘Colossus’.
- You once gave me a large coffee table book; it was an Encyclopedia of Vampires, inscribed: ‘To Barry from his personal bloodsucker’.
- I inscribed it, ‘To Lance, A little book about cycling and friendship’.
- Instead of the traditional wedding gifts Rachel and Matthew asked their guests to donate a book which had touched that guest's life and inscribe it with a special message.
- And our prize books were duly inscribed copies of the following three.
- Before he rushed off, he asked us to inscribe copies of our books for him.
- It involves the solution of polygons given certain sides and angles between them, their mensuration, division by diagonals, circumscribing polygons around circles and inscribing polygons in circles.
- By contrast, when I examine what figures can be inscribed in a circle, it is in no way necessary for me to think that this class includes all quadrilaterals.
- This he obtained by circumscribing and inscribing a circle with regular polygons having 96 sides.
- The final part shows how each of the five regular polyhedra can be inscribed in a sphere.
- Ptolemy calculated chords by first inscribing regular polygons of 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 sides in a circle.
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