In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(in ground) estaca femenino(in furniture, barrel) estaquilla femenino(in mountaineering) clavija femenino(on violin, guitar) clavija femenino(for tent) estaquilla femenino(on board game) pieza o ficha que encaja en un tablero
- A brolly is owned by most anglers but not as many take guide ropes and tent pegs.
- Judges are looking for taught guy ropes and all tent pegs where they should be, otherwise time penalties are imposed.
- She put her hand to the tent peg and her right hand to the workmen's mallet.
- Three hours later, we discovered that we were six pegs and two rods short of a tent.
- Close kin, brothers, and fathers position their tents so that the tent pegs overlap and the guide ropes of the tents cross one another.
- Darryl hummed inscrutably and looked back down at the tent peg he was trying to hammer into the ground.
- Taylor's Soy Works Corporation is also considering prototypes for future beanware: biodegradable camping equipment, such as cups, tent pegs, and ground sheets.
- We covered up the skidoos with their nylon covers and secured them by anchoring them with tent pegs and guy ropes.
- Her opponent slipped on a patch of ice, and fell, cracking his head on a tent peg.
- He carefully spread out a ground-sheet and began hammering pegs into the ground.
- The structure holding the chamber top is fixed to the ground in four locations with 30 cm steel tent pegs (not shown).
- Claire sat in her traditional spot behind the tent peg.
- The up-and-down swinging arms are on a plane to drive a tent peg into the ground.
- There was a barely noticeable thump, and then a scratchy sort of noise as a peg landed on the ground.
- The action is not unlike pushing a tent peg into the ground.
- Period pieces show a fire polished finish on the peg of the stopper.
1.2clothes pegBritishsee clothespin
2(hook, hanger)colgador masculinoperchero masculinogancho masculino
- On each end of the board, tack a peg with one end pointed.
- Part of the installation process was to pound some pegs into the ground to secure the swing set.
- It's helpful to stand back from the ball and survey the terrain before you put your peg in the ground.
- The surveyors hammered a peg into the ground which was removed by campaigners prompting Mr Bradbury to claim that his party was being obstructed in its legal work.
- Use pegs or hooks to store towels as well as coats.
- A few extra pegs for the changing room are undoubtedly already on order.
- Overlap the edges by a few inches and anchor the fabric to the ground with wire or plastic pegs made for the job.
- Non-ferrous jointing methods include simple timber pegs and cord or rope bindings.
- While his partner had been busy with that job, Haig had driven pegs into the ground, marked out a grid and plotted the positions of the signals from his metal detector.
- After looking around the ground floor they removed the coat from a peg in the main corridor and walked out of the club through the front.
- Instead it's all held together with dowels and pegs.
- Wooden pegs and hand-made nails held everything together.
- It was a pretty rough climb, I didn't get even half way down when I decided I needed to come back with ropes, pegs and a harness.
- He proceeded to rush up and down the line of pegs, throwing the members' hats on to the floor.
- We rode to the lake where I saw 3 more horses tied to a peg stuck in the ground.
- In addition to cutting beams to length, it's often necessary to drill holes for bolts, pegs and other fasteners, as well as for wiring and plumbing.
- Hand-carved wooden pegs - never nails, screws, or anything else metal - are driven in with stone hammers.
- There he stops, sticking a peg into the ground, and tells his companions to start digging at that spot.
- These openings in the rock were an ideal place to hammer in ‘pitons,’ spikes or pegs used for safety and sometimes support.
- They also had to place pegs in the ground with the letters ‘C’ and ‘F’ painted on them to mark the survey.
verbo transitivopegged, pegging
1(attach, secure)sujetar(con estaquillas etc) asegurarto peg the clothes (out) — tender la ropa
- the company is pegging its hopes on the new model — la empresa ha cifrado sus esperanzas en el nuevo modelo
- Propagate strawberry plants once the crop is finished by pegging down a couple of runners from your best plants.
- The lines on the docks were basic things: narrow gauge steel tracks pegged directly to the ties.
(fix, limit)(price/salary) congelar
- For decades, the yuan has been pegged at a low rate to the US dollar.
- If this happens, the impact of the price cut will be immediately wiped out, because Australian petrol prices are pegged to world oil prices, measured in US dollars.
- Its price, currently $20, is pegged to the market price of black truffles.
- The rate is pegged at 0.99% above base rates for the life of the loan and redemption penalties apply for three years.
- A student loan starts accruing interest from the moment it is borrowed, but the interest rate is pegged to the retail price index.
- The only saving grace for the moment is that mortgage rates are pegged at reasonable levels, thanks to the EU Bank.
- A second rate, recently 2.88%, is pegged to the inflation rate.
- Tracker mortgages go up automatically because they are pegged to base rate.
- The exact wage varies, but is usually pegged at the amount needed to keep a working family off welfare and other government subsidies.
- On an average, the annual growth rate is pegged at 8 per cent but this is not guaranteed.
- Its design capacity was pegged at 25 million to 30 million passengers annually.
- In response for their support, rates were pegged at their present level for three years in return for keeping its peak-time audience at last year's level.
- Officially, the unemployment rate is pegged at 16 percent, but many observers say it is closer to 30 or 35 percent.
- The publishing industry defends its pricing policies, saying that foreign sales would be impossible if book prices were not pegged to local market conditions.
- If your rate was pegged at 6%, for example, it cannot go higher than that, but it can go lower if rates slide.
- But the most significant gap is with China, whose currency is pegged at a rate of about 8.3 yuan to the dollar.
- Wage levels were pegged but prices were rising.
- The exchange rate was greatly appreciated when it was pegged to the dollar in 1991.
- Prices of 110 items, all wages and salaries, and transport rates were pegged at the 15 December 1942 level.
- Charges would only rise to £2 an hour if the council tax rise was pegged to five per cent.
2.2(link)to peg sth to sth — vincular algo a algo
- the peso is pegged to the dollar — el peso está vinculado al dólar
3EEUU(categorize)she hates to be pegged as a feminist — no soporta que la etiqueten de / la encasillen como feminista
- their music is difficult to peg — su música es difícil de catalogar
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