In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pavimentarenlosarempedraradoquinarenladrillarthey thought the streets were paved with gold there — creían que aquello era Jauja coloquial
- to pave the way for sth — allanar / preparar el terreno para algo
- They'd paved parish driveways in Costa Rica and repaired clinic roofs in Jamaica.
- The pathways are paved with flagstones or crushed stones.
- A freshly paved runway ran East-West, with cavernous hangars and recently built barracks organized neatly along either side.
- The pathway leading up to the horrible castle is paved with stones of an extraordinary color.
- The roads were paved with the finest stone, probably having come straight from the mountain.
- The one-mile track was first paved with limestone and concrete in 1954.
- The course of the race contains many steep hills, often paved with cobblestones.
- Once of the first things I did was pave the front with concrete.
- He ushered her into a little shop on a narrow side street paved with cobblestones.
- They next set foot upon the road and found it newly paved, within the last two weeks.
- A new fountain and a patio paved with Lodi gravel replaced a decrepit pond.
- I opened the door and stepped onto a newly paved road.
- The route is about 900 metres long and is paved with brick and cobblestone.
- The street in front of her was paved in glossy grey stones, curving up into a bridge that spanned the width of a river.
- Well, I came to America because I heard the streets were paved with gold.
- The circuit became a motorsport venue soon after and was paved with bricks.
- They thought our streets were paved with gold, said one of their lawyers.
- Ordering their destruction would be similar to telling a county council to turf over newly paved road shoulders.
- Just before him was a narrow street paved with small black stones.
- Driveways and curbs were the only paved areas on this cul-de-sac.
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