In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cinturón de seguridad masculinoto fasten one's seat belt — abrocharse el cinturón de seguridad
- to put one's seat belt on — ponerse el cinturón de seguridad
- Front seats come with an integrated seat belt which means no stretching back to grab the belt off the door pillar.
- Strangely, though, when you omit to fasten your seat belt the car lets out a single soft, sweet, sustained chime.
- I have to wear my seat belt in my car and a reflector belt at night time.
- As we prepared to land, he explained the need to fasten a seat belt.
- Airbags are not a substitute for a seat belt, so always wear your seat belt even if your car has air bags.
- She let the operators slip off her high-heels, fasten the seat belt, and pull over the metal strap.
- In Goldman, the pilot had to make a decision as to whether to illuminate the seat belt instruction light.
- Since it was raining and he was driving fast and always with only one hand, I have fastened the seat belt.
- Everyone knows, or ought to know, that when he goes out in a car he should fasten the seat belt.
- The young man assisted me into the automobile and I strapped on a holster seat belt.
- He wants to put on his own seat belt, brush his own teeth, and climb the stairs on his own.
- I had not clipped on my seat belt and was in great danger of falling out.
- We stopped at a red light and he reached over me and put my seat belt on for me.
- She was wearing her seat belt yet she suffered head injuries grave enough to cause her death.
- It's the next best thing to sitting inside a real one and putting your shoulder out of joint reaching for the seat belt.
- I smiled at the air stewardess, pushed my bag away and quickly fastened my seat belt.
- The driver is required to blow into the built-in device before fastening the seat belt.
- They should only wear a two-point lap belt if a three-point seat belt is not available.
- Jacob was tall enough now to see over the dashboard even with his seat belt fastened.
- Fasten the cage securely to the vehicle or secure it with a seat belt.
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