In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(through the night)to stay overnight — hacer noche
- we'll travel overnight — viajaremos durante la noche
- there had been a heavy fall of snow overnight — durante la noche había nevado mucho
- soak the chickpeas overnight — ponga los garbanzos en remojo la noche anterior
2(suddenly)(change/disappear) de la noche a la mañana
- Men and women will mature quickly, almost overnight, but not for thirty years.
- New Orleans won't disappear overnight, of course.
- This was just a few years after Lord Byron woke to find Child Harold's Pilgrimage in the bookshops and himself famous, as it were, overnight.
- But he became famous overnight as audiences began to know a Chinese man who sang on Broadway.
- It wouldn't be abolished overnight, of course, but phased out over time.
- If we had drugs tests in telly, of course the industry would collapse overnight.
- He became famous overnight and was commissioned the rest of the series, another 69 known prints.
- The political landscape was changed completely overnight, and voters expected Britain to change almost as quickly.
- Pop culture trends are notoriously fickle, of course, and tastes can change overnight.
- ‘We know this is not achievable overnight, but what we want is full implementation as quickly as possible,’ she said.
- Of course, masses of women won't be sweeping into boardrooms overnight.
- The transformation did not, of course, happen overnight.
- Of course, such tasks cannot be achieved overnight.
- The strict regime of the marriage vows broke my marriage and my husband became a person who seemed to change overnight.
- She had heard about growing good at things quickly, but overnight?
- Build stuff quickly, but you do not have to do everything overnight.
- Word spread quickly and farm tours had overnight became an alternative enterprise.
- The boy will have become famous overnight, too.
- Of course this did not happen overnight, but the issue has come to a head in recent months.
- But of course it isn't going to happen overnight.
1(through the night)(journey) de noche(stay) de una nochewe made an overnight stop in London — paramos una noche en Londres
- The other five people did not need medical assistance and were offered overnight accommodation locally.
- But after an 18-month struggle with red tape, a Hull nursery is to become the first in the UK to offer overnight accommodation for toddlers.
- I'm sure that I saw Jack put a black beret and a striped jumper into his overnight bag and he's been brushing up his O-level French.
- The sites comprising Vimy and Helles barracks also boast excellent catering facilities along with dormitory-style overnight accommodation.
- Thursday Night Miss Winger called to say that Alison should pack an overnight bag.
- You should also carry an overnight bag with a change of play clothes, a swimsuit, nightclothes and diapers for each child so that you can make your kids comfortable immediately upon arriving.
- And around 64 per cent of all visitors stayed in overnight accommodation while enjoying the musical delights on offer.
- ‘I need to bathe the children and wash all these clothes,’ S. called to me as the older of the little girls and I hauled out their overnight bag.
- In 2002, 4.6 million tourists visited the country and stayed in overnight accommodation.
- A must-have for every suitcase or overnight bag!
- Although I expected that both my girlfriend and her brother would be staying for a few days, they had only brought overnight bags, packed sparingly, if the weight was any indication.
- As you point out, it might have been overnight accommodation by a bank.
- One is the disbursement of about $3,500 for a trip to Houston with overnight accommodation.
- With a nimble sidestep, I directed the hunched teenage rider neatly under my outstretched arm holding my overnight bag until, in a flash, he vanished in the swirl of cars, taxis and buses.
- She got out of bed quickly, and padded over to her overnight bag.
- The Evening Press has teamed up with the Fulford designer outlet to send a coachload of youngsters to the Dome in London's Greenwich - with overnight accommodation thrown in.
- These include overnight accommodation courtesy of The Grange Hotel in Clifton, York, with a meal for two at its exclusive Ivy Brasserie.
- For their efforts they won return flights from Kerry to Dublin and overnight accommodation and the competition was sponsored by Kerry Airport.
- Residents were transported to an emergency centre set up at Falinge Park High School, from which some were shifted to temporary overnight accommodation.
2(sudden)(change/success) repentinoshe became an overnight sensation — de la noche a la mañana, empezó a causar sensación
- Because you and I both know that there are idiots roaming around out there who would see it as the ultimate quick fix, an overnight solution to a life that hasn't quite gone to plan.
- It's been 25 years and it's been slow, not instant, overnight stuff.
- I must have looked puzzled at his sudden, overnight turnaround in demeanour, because he immediately adopted a genuinely apologetic expression.
- The wealth scale is off the charts: instant wealth; overnight wealth.
- Some people perceive you as this overnight sensation who's all of a sudden in these great movies, yet you've been acting for a number of years.
- ‘This is not an overnight quick fix,’ Dr Khouri said.
- Still, his adventure turned him into an overnight celebrity.
- From the outside, the story always reads like an overnight sensation - as if the egg had suddenly and radically altered itself into a chicken.
- But after a sudden act of violence involving the gun, Harry becomes an overnight celebrity.
- Remember that overnight success usually takes 15 years.
- So now that you are dating Daniel, do you start to feel the changes of becoming an overnight celebrity?
- Although this is the first time I have mentioned my plan of getting married, this was not a hasty overnight decision.
- And to be sure, they read tales of quick riches and overnight fame.
- But often a sudden, overnight brand sensation is something that defies convention.
- You will not become an overnight success, an instant millionaire or an Oscar winning actor.
- The series also underlines the pitfalls inherent in a burning desire to become an overnight celebrity.
- Babu's weapon is humility, a rarity in these times of overnight celebrities.
- This revolution, like any other, was not a sudden overnight affair, but a culmination of processes.
- In all likelihood, we may become overnight celebrities thanks to the media hype, even if we were foiled in our daring plans.
- His second career was in journalism, a field in which he achieved overnight celebrity as a war correspondent.
1(convey at night)transportar durante la noche
- That same day, the caller overnighted a check for $200,000, allowing the foundation to renew its lease for another three years.
- Over a period of three months, Etessami customized his program for Rug World, overnighting diskettes to Shallenberger.
- Called my agent this morning to get the address so I could ship it to Random, and they said: we'll overnight it!
- Each weekly issue is published late Tuesday night, and orders can be overnighted Wednesday morning to ensure arrival for Friday or Saturday night shows.
- We reached the doctor at his home - he had reported it lost two weeks earlier, a stunning comment on the hotel's cleaning and security staff - and we overnighted his wallet to him.
- I hope he clips and overnights a few feathers from it so I'll have a piece of the trophy.
- The data net is so low-tech that it has to overnight mug shots of terrorists to far-flung offices.
- Now he can glide elegantly through the departures lounge safe in the knowledge that his laptop is snugly overnighted.
- It's too bad Amazon cannot overnight a sense of perspective, because there are, in truth, tougher situations to find yourself in.
- If you're a UK Reseller with a desperate need to overnight your laptop, then this competition's for you.
- They're overnighting it to me here in Philadelphia.
- The next day, I overnighted
the camera back to my parents so they could return it to the store within the 10-day return policy.
- But from what I'm seeing on the web, he seems to be a rather interesting fellow… And his publicist is overnighting me a DVD of his, so that should educational.
- So I paid to overnight it back for repair and waited to see what would happen, how long all this would take, and most importantly how much I was going to get soaked.
- We believe the combined company will post revenue of $3.7bn in 2012 but are willing to lower this forecast if IDC overnights a check.
- So he overnighted it and I read it on the subway to the gym.
- I overnighted it and then began the hellish torment of Jeff from Reliance as I repeatedly harassed him about sending the armor out.
- The co-owner of You Send Me, a stationery company in Chattanooga, Tenn., cut an outing short to sign off on a package of proofs that had been overnighted, ASAP.
- Jan. 12 - USA WEEKEND overnights magazine and letter to affected newspapers.
- It was forced to spend tons of money to overnight gear and to placate the channel.
1(stay for the night)pasar la nochehacer nochepernoctar formal
- Well located for overnighting before you start.
- Foreigners are not allowed to overnight on islands inhabited by Maldivians and special permission is required to visit them.
- And people do not like overnighting in Antigua.
- Zhaoqing, Deqing, Fengkai, Babu, Pingshi… We overnight in towns that I've never heard of before.
- Referring to the location he wrote: ‘It is bizarre… you can't help wondering who in their right minds would want to stay here, other than businessman overnighting in Bedfordshire.’
- Be sure to overnight in one of the bed and breakfast cottages or inns that are a distinguishing feature of Tasmanian travel.
- Their first port of call on Wednesday morning after overnighting in the Seven Oaks was the Arboretum lifestyle and garden centre in Leighlinbridge.
- After Jeremy had once more led a charge over the side into the bay for yet another dip, we enjoyed an on-board barbeque before overnighting on Waiheke Island.
- We were overnighting here, so we had two days to venture forth.
- ‘They were on the dirt taxiway between the airstrip and the game lodge where my passengers were overnighting,’ he recounts.
- Well, on my way back to ‘The Rock’, I had to overnight in Antigua.
- Or you can simply overnight in a street parking space in any of Europe's fascinating cities.
- Hundreds of trucks trundle this road daily, the vehicles' drivers overnighting in towns like Kombolcha.
- This will involve developing the area as ideal for horse riding, mountain biking, hiking, with overnighting in tented camps along the banks of the river.
- Mattresses were for sitting on during the day and sleeping on at night, since there were no lodges or hotels for overnighting.
- An August snowstorm forced us to overnight at the ‘hotel’ on the top of L' Iseran making for a tricky descent the following morning on the icy road.
- Both sets of plants are now overnighting in the greenhouse to let them settle into their new pots.
- Last night, two people overnighted in accident and emergency and on Sunday, there was a spillover of 12 there.
- Later in the day, one of the workers was told by mobile phone that the boat had broken down and they would have to overnight on the island.
- She praised her neighbours who came to her aid, adding that she was overnighting at the home of one of them.
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