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(nobleman)señor masculinonoble masculinoan English lord — un lord inglés
- as drunk as a lord — como una cuba
- The noble lord spends most of his time alone and prefers not to talk about the four-year sentence he received for perjury.
- For centuries the House of Lords was made up of old aristocrats, those who were born lords or ladies.
- When the ‘great fear’ erupted in many parts of France in 1789, the peasants who revolted made no distinction between noble and commoner lords.
- Had Arthur considered the pain that he should cause his knights, lords, nobles, wife?
- All three of them were dressed up, wearing clothing designed for lords and nobles.
- In the past, noble lords and rich men - when they could get a licence from the Crown - built themselves a living larder in the shape of a deer park with high fences and walls.
- ‘I'm sure the lords and the ladies will be there but we've got a lot of farmers, shepherds and engineers from here who are going too, working people,’ says Ann.
- There are nearly 200 knights, lords, and their ladies milling about, conversing, boasting, laughing.
- There he established a committee of great lords and other nobles to co-ordinate counter-revolutionary activity.
- I know that he, the two lords, and the lady live together as brothers and sister, but I know not their names.
- In fact, those dancing ladies and leaping lords were the most expensive items on the list.
- The banquet hall was bright and cheerful, full of nobles and lords looking dignified and regal.
- Stirrings of trouble have begun all over the land, in mines, on farms, in the houses of noble lords.
- War was messy, and not a thing for delicate gentle lords and gentle ladies to discuss.
- The noble lord had gone to bed drunk, woken up an hour later, still drunk, and had convinced himself that it was breakfast time.
- Both these noble lords ruled that no politician or civil servant was to blame.
1.2Lord(in UK)lord masculinothe Lords — la cámara de los lores
- the House of Lords — la cámara de los lores
- the Lords Temporal/Spiritual — los miembros laicos/eclesiásticos de la Cámara de los lores
1.3my Lord — Ilustrísima
1.4(in UK titles)Lord Chief Justice — presidente del Tribunal Supremo de Gran Bretaña
2.1(God)the/our Lord — el/nuestro Señor
- the Lord's day — el día del Señor
- the Lord's supper — la Eucaristía
- the Lord's Prayer — el Padrenuestro
2.2(God)good Lord — ¡Dios bendito!
- (good) Lord, no! — ¡por Dios! ¡cómo se te ocurre!
- oh Lord — ¡ay, no!
- the Lord (only) knows — vete a saber
1to lord it over sb — tratar a algn con prepotencia
- I can't stand the way she lords it over us all — no soporto la manera en que nos trata, como si fuera nuestra dueña y señora
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