In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(shelf)estante masculino(for letters, documents) organizador masculino(for baggage) rejilla femenino(for baggage) portaequipajes masculinobottle rack — botellero masculino
- clothes rack — perchero
- tie rack — corbatero
- drying rack — tendedero
- Thus, north of Kota Bharu, we turned off the main road into a fishing community where the larger freshly landed fish were cleaned and put out to dry on acres of bamboo racks.
- And if you buy a spice rack with containers, make sure they're what you want.
- For years characters like these ruled corner store comic racks across North America, earning a loyal fan base and selling hundreds of thousands of copies each month.
- Knowing your store has a magazine rack with a fresh selection of popular titles gives your customers yet another reason to stop by.
- Some useful household articles such as letter racks, trays and wooden ladles are also on display.
- She takes me across to one of the dried food stores where, in racks of jars behind the counter, are birds' nests waiting for their moment in soup.
- Before you buy the clothes off the racks at the store, someone decides to put them there.
- Books were sold mostly on wire racks in drug stores and supermarkets.
- Today, the rack is full of magazines on every fitness subject and activity.
- I also bought three of these spice racks, which stack into one tower that takes up a lot less space in my tiny apartment.
- This autumn you will have to wade through Harris Tweed fashion features in the top style magazines and on the racks of the most expensive designer stores.
- Move coffee tables, magazine racks and plant stands from high-traffic areas.
- Perhaps it's best to visit when you need to restock your wine rack.
- And if you prefer to send cards the slow way, many stores have racks of red valentine cards on offer in their stationery department.
- Tops that look like kurtas hang on the racks in departmental stores in the hip Soho neighborhood of Manhattan.
- They walked around the store and found a rack of clothes.
- It's encased in clear plastic as if it has just been pulled from the rack at a drug store.
- Seen on the glossy racks of a record store it's genuinely shocking.
- Plenty of magazines line the racks in the grocery stores.
- The mouse was almost as scared of me as I was of it (it could never have been as scared) and ran for cover under a spice rack.
2(in pool, snooker)triángulo masculino
- Megan put her and Alysha's balls in the racks.
- The balls are gathered in the triangle rack with the black eight-ball in the middle.
3(for torture)potro (de tortura) masculino
- One is not bound to regard torture as only present in a mediaeval dungeon where the appliances of rack and thumbscrew or similar devices were employed.
- When we finally emerged from the cave after an eight-hour trip it was as if we had spent the last eight hours on that medieval instrument of torture, the rack.
- Confessions were extracted and signed on the rack, and used in the place of truth.
1(shake)sacudirto be racked with sth
- to be racked with pain — sufrir dolores atroces
- to be racked with doubt/guilt — estar atormentado por la duda/el remordimiento
- Back home he is racked by paranoia, loneliness and inextinguishable desire for Simone.
- He felt helpless as he watched her fight against the pain that was racking her body.
- You're wracked now because you cannot make amends.
- We only have about 5 weeks now until you come home and already I am racked with both apprehension and happiness.
- He is wracked by fear and exhibits signs of having been tortured.
- The very instant he touched it, his whole body was wracked by pain.
- Of course, now that I'm here, I'm suddenly wracked with uncertainty.
- I must admit that the week before we left I was wracked by anxiety over the idea of crossing the ocean, but in fact, once we were under way it was fine.
- I was racked with convulsions as I tried to muffle the incessant hacking by stuffing my scarf in my mouth.
- He blinked as pain wracked his body and paralyzed him momentarily.
- His fight continues, even when the dreaded disease racks him.
- The anguish that she felt came pouring out and she cried, shuddering as the sobs wracked her body.
- But all the authorities are agreed that the worst aspects of crucifixion were the raging thirst and the excruciating cramps that racked the victim till he died.
- In a city racked by violence for a week, there was yet another shootout on Sunday.
- Then he tells me that he is racked by self-doubt and is never satisfied with the interviews he has conducted.
- All of the way home I was racked with curiosity - What was in the briefcase?
- I was wracked by conflicting feelings this Tuesday.
- She is racked by irrational guilt that she survived and Hassan did not.
- By 9.30 I was kneeling beside the phone and the pains were now bringing tears to my eyes but bizarrely I was still racked with doubt.
- In the seventies we were racked with economic problems like huge inflation and double-digit unemployment.
2racking present participle(cough) convulsivo(sobs) incontrolable
1rack of lamb — costillar de cordero masculino
- The roast beef was a little on the dry side, but the other racks of meat were well prepared.
- The oven-roasted rack of lamb, basted with butter and meat juice during the cooking process, was tender, juicy and firm, and served on a bed of sautéd beans.
- The rack of lamb was crusted with bay leaf and paprika, and expertly sliced at the table in the classic Continental style.
- With racks of lamb at superb value, as always, you should get one, cut out the individual chops, coat them with honey and mustard and pop them on the barbecue.
- The food was excellent, and I highly recommend the rack of lamb if it is on the menu.
- One butcher I spoke to said that you simply could not trim a loin of pork like a rack of lamb.
- The most popular item on the menu is the rack of lamb with port and redcurrant sauce.
- Mutton chops are still on the top of the menu, followed by broiled filet mignon, rack of lamb and a thick, crusty veal chop smothered in wild mushrooms.
- A rack of lamb was like the best sort of outdoor barbecue, rosy, tender with deliciously charred bits that had to be gnawed off the bone.
- This year sees the addition of an outdoor wood-fired oven in which to cook racks of Sussex lamb and Newhaven lobsters.
- Two lamb rib racks, joined, are enough for a table of eight or fewer.
- I've always thought a rack of lamb was the most romantic of meals.
- Nothing on the list of entrées cracks the $18 mark, despite the presence of sirloin steak, rack of lamb, trout, and salmon dishes.
- Try the mouth-watering rack of lamb with Yorkshire pudding and rosemary jus - superb food in a superb country.
- And delicious as it is, the rack of lamb seems unnervingly out of place on a menu alongside sesame noodles.
- My rack of lamb was baked to perfection and nestled on a bed of peppered savoy and sliced potatoes, augmented by a delicious rosemary and orange jus.
- For dinner parties, people go for racks of lamb or veal rather than a roast.
- He made a diced bacon, sun-dried tomato and grated Stilton salad, followed by a rack of lamb on a bed of sweet potatoes with roasted vegetables.
- The rack of lamb, which I had at a subsequent visit, was four reasonable cutlets, again pink and tender, with a pleasant flavour imparted by the honey and mustard crust.
- If you're cooking for a lot of people, it makes sense to buy a rack of lamb and trim bits off it.
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