In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(procession)desfile masculinoMilitar desfile masculinoMilitar parada femeninofashion parade — desfile de modas / de modelos
- he made a parade of his knowledge/wealth — estuvo haciendo alarde de sus conocimientos/su dinero
- There will be military parades, exhibitions, displays of more than 100 wartime vehicles and a D-Day battle scenario on Morecambe beach close to the lifeboat station.
- Participating in the parade were visiting troops from Britain, France and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
- Government rallies, held around the country, include military parades and speeches.
- Civic events were enlivened by military parades and bands, while civil disorder was suppressed by troops acting in support of the gendarmerie, which was itself a branch of the armed forces.
- Drills, physical exercises, bayonet exercises, inspections, schools, parades, marches, and reviews occupied the soldiers.
- Later that day his body was delivered to the Spanish Army in a formal military parade.
- The parade will lead to the Market Place where Father Christmas will switch on the town's Christmas lights from the balcony of the Bear Hotel.
- It was a grand affair, with troop parades, poems, songs, a feast and the unveiling of a trophy.
- The troops do a ceremonial parade to mark the start of the proceedings.
- Militia units, particularly elite volunteer regiments, used the occasion to march in parades and display their military prowess and social standing.
- The president salutes army troops during a military parade yesterday, during the final inspection before leaving office.
- Military parades and reviews, not surprisingly in a country ruled by a general, were an almost daily spectacle.
- The military parade, a colourful pageant with troops, armoured vehicles and aircraft roaring overhead, continued uninterrupted.
- Sir Charles Court, who was involved in ensuring a military presence in the region, inspected the parade and delivered an address to the gathering.
- Cleland took his cine camera and filmed the army parade in Red Square, and was astonished not to be arrested.
- The parade will set off from Victoria Square at 2.35 pm to walk through the town centre towards Bolton Parish Church in Churchgate for a service at 3pm.
- Prestwich Carnival at the weekend will hold a large parade and carnival in St Mary's Park and through Prestwich, which will be promoting green transport.
- The parade will set off from Albert Square at about 1pm this Sunday and wind its way to Chinatown for an afternoon of celebration.
- I think my favourite part of the parade was seeing a five-year-old dressed as Minnie Mouse walk the complete route.
- Dozens of people lined Salisbury Street in Amesbury to watch a parade from the car park to St Mary and St Melor Church.
- ‘When I saw the military in parades, I got a very patriotic feeling,’ she recalled.
- The crowd and live television audience were treated to a spectacular display of military parades, flypasts and parachutists.
- After the inspection, the parade marched through the city centre with colours flying, drums beating and bayonets fixed.
- The parade arrived back in the square for the countdown to midnight and the new year was welcomed in with a magnificent display of fireworks, with young and old then wishing each other a happy new year.
- National Day is more ceremonial, including military parades, cannonades, and a ‘Te Deum’ sung in the national cathedral.
- The band played traditional marches in a formal way for review parades and retreat formations.
- Traditional Spanish dancers will be performing and a parade will start in the square on Saturday.
- The government sponsors civic and military parades for political holidays such as the Fourth of July and Constitution Day.
- We are collecting photographs of the festival as a record and for future publicity and are particularly seeking good ones of the lantern parade.
(assembly)formación femeninoto be on parade — estar en exposición / a la vista de todos
- The exhibition also saw a parade of ethnic dresses for men, women and kids.
- There are countless winks to the audience as a parade of stars appears in self-effacing cameos.
- There was a parade of other celebrities - all of whom were featured in that US magazine.
- Of course, the world of sport has witnessed an endless parade of celebrities.
- It was tough concentrating, because there on the pavement was a non-stop parade of women who appeared to be lifetime members of the What Not To Wear Club.
3Britanico(of shops)hilera de tiendas femenino
- The post office, which also sells toys, stationery and cards, is on a long parade of shops.
- To support the team's work, Merton Council has arranged to clean graffiti free of charge from small shop parades.
- A little further away on Boroughbridge Road a very popular bakery closed and will now be demolished for flats, which seems a bit strange because it was part of a parade of shops.
- A giant community mural is the latest idea to perk up a shopping parade plagued by nuisance youths.
- It wants to build a £15m supermarket on the site, together with a small parade of shops and an office development.
1(display)(placards) desfilar con(knowledge/feelings) hacer alarde de(knowledge/feelings) hacer ostentación de(knowledge/feelings) alardear de(jewelry/wealth) hacer ostentación de(wealth/jewelry) ostentar(prisoner) hacer desfilarthey paraded placards condemning the decision — desfilaron con pancartas que condenaban la decisión
- For the first time inflatables were included in the colourful procession with one band parading a 20 ft blow-up star!
- They become immediately boring when they deteriorate into merely parading their ‘knowledge’.
- Domed ceilings, Georgian columns and plunging chandeliers exude palatial grandeur, an impression enhanced by the amount of jewellery paraded by Glasgow's glitterati.
- They will be strutting down the beaches of Ibiza parading the latest designer gear.
- The thought of Nina clinging to Scott's arm and parading him all over school for the rest of the day made a wave of nausea sweep over me.
- An estimated 750,000 people lined London's streets to pay tribute to his victorious team as it paraded the trophy on an open-topped bus tour of the capital.
- The stadium staged its first meeting on July 30, 1932, when legendary greyhound Mick the Miller was paraded around the track.
- The King paraded his army, hoping to impress and perhaps intimidate.
- The university students swagger down here as though it were a catwalk, parading their Parisian clothes.
- They chased a now fully-clothed offender, nabbed him and marched him back over the fence and paraded him past the crowd in the Merv Cowan stand.
2(march, walk)(streets) desfilar por
- Impossibly beautiful girls are parading down the Promenade des Anglais, hurling bright sprays of Mimosa to a boisterous crowd.
- Almost the entire crew of 250 officers and men will parade through York on Friday morning to exercise their right of Freedom of the City.
- Where once hundreds of US airmen paraded, police officers from Scotland's seven forces now patrol.
- The sight and sound of predominately young males parading around the county with stereos thumping and large exhausts growling is a growing nuisance.
- Municipal councilors, government employees and the general public then paraded around town to welcome in the Thai New Year.
- Up to 94 workers from both plants paraded to City Hall before the meeting.
- The thought of parading himself in public like that was not entirely to his taste, but he knew that it was necessary if he was going to be elected.
- Eight uniformed servicemen will parade on a float as part of the procession this weekend, and a mobile recruiting office is to be set up.
- The young man paraded about, stripping off his shirt to display his ostensible wounds to the police and passers-by.
- Three of the ladies arrived late but were allowed to parade, slotted between the procession of kings.
- Those who dislike any form of martial mimicry or organised religion do not want to see their children parading and marching to church in uniform.
- My mother would often parade in public places with me whenever she would go out and I was not doing anything at home.
3(assemble)(troops) hacer formar
1(march, walk)desfilarthe boys paraded around, showing off to the girls — los muchachos se pavoneaban delante de las chicas
- to parade up and down — (swagger, strut) andar de aquí para allá pavoneándose
2(masquerade)self-interest parading as humanitarianism — el propio interés haciéndose pasar por humanitarismo
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