In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(unload)(cargo) desembarcar(cargo) descargar(ship/truck) descargar(passengers) hacer bajar
- They quickly offloaded the much-needed cargo.
- The teachers from the orphanage immediately formed a line to help us offload our cargo.
- A decision on the contentious breakwater, a rail spur for trains to offload and collect cargo, has delayed the tender process since the team first met in September last year.
- There's additional fodder on the ship that will be offloaded for the sheep as well.
- We're going to drop in on Deidre's mum and offload most of our luggage, taking only overnight bags with us to Sydney.
- Although the UK was a key destination, some drugs were also offloaded in Bulgaria and sold here, he said.
- There was no standard gauge in Australia, which meant that at each break, all passengers and goods had to be offloaded and changed onto another train.
- ‘The logs will most probably be offloaded directly onto trucks which will take them to wherever they will be stored,’ he said.
- About 400 farmers from various parts of the country prevented a shipment of 3,100 tonnes of wheat being offloaded from a ship that had docked at Drogheda Port 10 days ago.
- He said that the company was manufacturing its own spare parts and other accessories for the machinery a development that caused considerable cut down on time to load and offload cargo.
- Salvors are offloading potentially hazardous cargo from the ship which ran aground near Grosvenor Point off the Wild Coast on Saturday night.
- By the end of June, over 289,827 tons of supplies had been offloaded onto the Normandy beaches.
- Radice claims cargo taken up by space shuttle from Earth can be offloaded onto an orbiting ‘tether’.
- To our pleasant surprise, the luggage had been offloaded more quickly than we were used to.
- Soon he joined the green-smocked staff, offloading pallets and restocking shelves.
- ‘They are the biggest pipes ever used in the country, and they are all offloaded at our harbour,’ Saith said.
- Fixed-wing air land is the next most responsive mode, because it travels at the fastest speeds and the cargo can be offloaded quickly at the destination airstrip.
2coloquial(discard)to offload sth onto sb — endilgarle / endosarle algo a algn coloquial
- he has an old car he wants to offload — tiene un coche viejo del que quiere deshacerse / que quiere endilgarle a alguien
- It's like you're using me to offload all your troubles and I'm sick!
- Through simultaneous spending hikes and tax cuts, he offloaded onto future generations responsibility to foot the bill for the present generation's security.
- Any airport sale in Scotland is likely to centre around Glasgow, which could be offloaded to a private bidder who could then refocus the business on low-cost airlines, killing off Prestwick.
- Yet with annual medical costs averaging nearly $9,000 per employee, there's little doubt that U.S. corporations need to offload some of this burden.
- That left scalpers who had expected to sell seats for many times their face value scrambling to offload them at knock-down prices.
- He took advantage of strong gains in the company's share price this year to offload some of his stake, although he still owns 10% of the £228m company.
- ‘Hairdressing salons are no longer the place to go to have your hair restyled, you can chill out, get a massage or go in and talk to your stylist and offload all your problems,’ says the writer.
- Banks are increasingly offloading cash machines to finance companies, which impose a so-called ‘convenience’ fee.
- The business was one of a number to have been offloaded in recent years, leaving Dawson as a focused cashmere yarn spinning and garment sales group.
- I'm sorry to offload all this onto you but I guess its just fair to warn you what you may be getting yourself into.
- We ended up offloading the tickets and my friend's daughter and walked back to her house via a food stop with my son sleeping in his pram.
- Giving the UN a role could soothe anti-American tempers and offload some of the burden of responsibility.
- The EU pays 2.7 billion euros a year to farmers to grow sugar beet, and then offloads the resulting surpluses on the world market.
- This means that they must, legally and constitutionally, seek to offload as many of their costs onto other people or the environment as they can.
- He will probably also get higher prices when he offloads marginal stores if he can sell them at a measured pace.
- All we have to do now is locate a suitable restaurant for our Sunday evening meal; a job I plan to offload onto a Spanish speaking member of the choir.
- Making an exit occurs when a venture capitalist offloads their stake in an unquoted company.
- Before I cover the combat, I'll offload all the negative comments I have.
- Often they were offloading defective goods they could not sell at a shop.
- They offload them at their factory outlets or sell them to furniture warehouses.
- I've gradually been offloading my comics and web commitments onto the community without them suffering.
- Currently, shareholders who want to offload shares sell back their stakes to the group.
- As living-wage laws get broader and more expansive, supporters are also trying to offload some of the cost, increasingly burdensome to cities, onto state and federal government.
- He sold his synthesizers, offloaded his collection of more than 200 records and switched his focus to books.
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