In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oddments of fabric / material — retazos masculino
- before noun an oddments sale — una venta de restos de serie
- You would be hard-pressed to come up with a more heterogeneous collection of oddments.
- The Taj Mahahl is made of treated pine, chicken wire, second hand corrugated iron and various off cuts and oddments of wood.
- They contained substantial amounts of sand and mud, in addition to encrusting calcareous algae and other oddments.
- These shelves held torches, candles, flint, a few swords, and other oddments that could prove useful.
- Kat'd brought along some of the jerky, oddments from the previous day's meals, and bottles of water for lunch.
- As a result, they insert oddments and stray cartoons almost randomly between the announced programming.
- St. Conleth's Day Care Centre is looking for oddments or surplus wool and knitting needles.
- But beyond the collection of curiosities and oddments, nothing extensive or substantive remains from what he said.
- Inside the room were supplies, blankets, water, and a few other oddments.
- He smiled and went to fetch oddments for other patrons.
- The turf is usually littered with oddments of paper.
- There are map and bottle holders, pockets on the backs of the front seats, a sunglasses holder and oddments boxes in the centre console.
- The Whites did disinter some oddments, but these did not make satisfactory relics.
- ‘We are very religious,’ he said as he folded his threadbare deckchair and prepared to carry away their bulging bag of oddments.
- This one contains old TV pilots, trailers and oddments but no movies.
- But what might have been a fascinating exhibition was just an interesting collection of oddments.
- In it, I correct him about a 1964 Marvel oddment and prove that there's nothing too trivial for some of us comic buffs.
- The town dump was situated there, and all sorts of oddments, like old bicycle frames could be found there.
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