In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ship) desencallar(ship) reflotar(ship) sacar a flote
- In 2004, he made a £29 million tax-free profit when a consortium he led refloated Eircom, the former Irish state phone monopoly.
- After the war, when tankers were in desperately short supply, attempts were made to refloat this one.
- Rescue teams had desperately tried to refloat the 36 ft creature and had hoped that at high tide on Sunday, they would be able to lift it from the sandbank and help it back out to sea.
- Once Nottingham is refloated she will be towed into Portsmouth Naval Base, where repairs will be carried out by FSL, taking up to 18 months and costing £26 million.
- Ten years ago, officials from the Western Isles Council were sweating, hoping, praying, that the BCCI would somehow be refloated; that they would go back to work on Monday with their finances restored.
- The mammal was spotted by a member of the public and was finally refloated and sent safely on its way today after a four-and-a-half-hour effort.
- The mutiny was put down and the ship repaired and refloated.
- Today's meeting of the Ulster Unionist Party executive is regarded as a key indicator of whether the peace process deal can be refloated.
- A ferry that ran aground in hurricane-force winds off the west coast of Scotland stranding 100 people on board was refloated by two tugs today.
- On March 16 the vessel was refloated and berthed at Cartagena.
- It was hoped that a high tide might help the captain refloat the vessel.
- A traditional silver nail ceremony was held to celebrate the completion of the work and the ship was refloated, with inclining experiments to check stability.
- P&O hoped to refloat the ferry around 10 pm last night but called off the operation because it was unable to find a big enough tug to pull the vessel into harbour.
- There was little damage done and the vessel was soon refloated.
- Certainly it is known that in 1901 he was based in Hong Kong and he refloated the steamship München which had run aground on Yap, Caroline Islands.
- A ferry forced aground by hurricane-force winds was refloated yesterday after more than 30 hours at sea.
- The Times & Citizen leads with the speculation that a 50 million pound lottery bid could refloat the Bedford / Milton Keynes Canal project and boost the Bedfordshire economy with hundreds of jobs.
- A disabled traveller whose boat has run aground at Linton Lock, near York, may have to wait for heavy rain before it is refloated.
- Members of the ship's companies of HMS Chatham and RFA Diligence have helped repair and refloat a number of fishing boats from the town of Batticaloa on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka.
- The salvage plan calls for a further 1000 to be brought ashore before the next attempt at refloating the 15-thousand ton vessel takes place next Wednesday or Thursday.
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