In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1costa femenino(hotel) (before noun) de la costa(town) de la costa(town) costerowe spent two weeks at the seaside — pasamos dos semanas en la costa / en la playa
- do you prefer to go to the seaside or to the mountains? — ¿prefieres ir al mar / a la playa o a la montaña?
- a seaside resort — un balneario
- Do the Croats have more chance of having holidays and going to the seaside than the Serbs?
- In the few towns and along the seaside, the languages heard were Russian or Georgian.
- Glasgow children from the slums enjoying a fortnight's holiday at the seaside.
- They told me before they died that they were born by the seaside, on the far side of the Ox mountains.
- And talking of holidays, it's time I signed off and set off for a week at the seaside.
- The hard work of recent years paid off on the double when the seaside club took not one but two titles on the day.
- It is everything you envisage the seaside to be when you are growing up.
- Foreign tourists may still be flocking to the seaside, but the future is pretty grim.
- His remains were found in April eight miles away in a ravine close to the seaside town of Théoule sur Mer.
- Slightly out of the centre of town is the smart seaside resort area of Camps Bay.
- In Scotland, the seaside towns tarted up their piers and decked out their main streets good and gaudy.
- This in part also relates to the quaint antiquation of the seaside area where Gayfield is situated.
- In the best of British traditions, I found myself in the seaside resort of Newquay.
- Even more remarkable was the growth of the resorts as the habit of seaside holidays caught on.
- Located in a prime area close to the seaside town it is has a preservation order on it by Dúchas.
- The early Easter bank holiday wet weather failed to dampen the spirits of the seaside tourist trade.
- Her plans for the bank holiday weekend included a possible trip to the seaside.
- It is one where for most people a holiday means a week in a caravan at the seaside or, at best, a package holiday abroad.
- Cooper always seems to bring a little bit of the seaside along with him.
- Parents should be able to take the family to the seaside without worrying about potential health risks.
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