In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(not new)(car/clothes) de segunda mano(car/clothes) usado(bookstore) de viejo(shop) de artículos de segunda mano
- Pizza Nonna is next to two second-hand shops but these have not been vandalised.
- Especially since it seems my copy is second-hand.
- Most of the items are in good enough condition, considering that they are second-hand goods.
- The west does not need second-hand copies: they have the originals.
- The rate applicable to investors in new and second-hand properties has been adjusted.
- But I'm always in the market for second-hand copies of software.
- Keep an eye out for it in second-hand shops and book sales.
- Actual dance costumes, complete with glitter and sequins, often end up in second-hand shops.
- In second-hand bookshops around Melbourne you can still find copies of his grandfather's sermons.
- Ricky and Fred love their worn-out clothes so much that the girls see no choice but to sell their rags to a local second-hand store.
- They can still be found (although they are becoming increasingly expensive) in second-hand bookshops.
- Ms Finnegan said another factor underpinning the pace of inflation was the limited stock of second-hand property available for sale.
- I have a friend who used to run a second-hand bookshop in the city.
- Adrian Mole is 35 and works in a second-hand book shop in Leicester.
- Strangely, the wholesale booksellers who normally stock second-hand copies of the same are falling short to meet students' demand.
- They probably don't even know a second-hand car salesman, as the latest 4x4 would be brand new as would be the cell phone.
- They can be had in second-hand bookshops for a few pounds, and in charity shops for pennies.
- Cllr Johnny O'Malley said the second-hand unit could be accepted as a stop-gap.
- Thrift stores include the Salvation Army, flea markets, as well as second-hand stores.
- I'm looking forward to miles of walking along the water and I love browsing through the second-hand stores and thrift shops in the area.
- And more and more second-hand stores gather vintage clothing donated to them into a special area.
- The blocks on this street between St-Laurent and St-Denis are lined with second-hand stores.
- Although the year 2004 proved to be a cold winter for China's auto industry, the country's second-hand auto market experienced continuing growth.
- The home was furnished with second-hand goods and the children had hand-me down clothes although they always had shoes from Clarks.
- The Scottish Motor Traders Association, which represents both new and second-hand car dealers, said it was ‘disappointed’ by the survey results.
- There is only one place better than a video shop, and that is a good second-hand bookshop.
- Like all the best second-hand record shops, Rob's is a complete mess.
- People on the housing waiting list accept second-hand houses.
- What changed his life was finding an old map in a secondhand bookstore.
- There are a scattering of IT resellers with second-hand stock.
- Built into the barge's old fuel tank, the green room looked like a furniture display in a second-hand store.
- I remember buying second-hand Levis before it was cool to do so.
- However, this week, he had purchased a second-hand copy of poems by Emily Bronte, which had been recently republished in 1901.
- Farms in this country are being sold like second-hand cars at a vehicle auction.
- I spot a rather pathetic second-hand shop down the way, and figure I'll try there.
- When this first began 15 years ago, the toys received were often of fairly poor quality; second-hand goods ready to be thrown out.
- The first edition had twelve pages, and the incredible figure of 200000 copies rolled off the second-hand presses.
- I do like second-hand things, but mostly I go for colour and fabric.
- So I went shopping, but when your destination is the local second-hand shop you can't really call it shopping.
- In Australia there is no such thing as second-hand school clothing.
- Measures will also be taken to catch people who receive stolen goods - particularly those who use second-hand outlets and car boot sales.
2(not original)(information/account) de segunda mano
- The news comes from American nurse Linley York and is at least second-hand information.
- They'd rather get second-hand info about the finances from Wong than have to talk to the lippy accountant.
- Unlike traditional courts, second-hand evidence and hearsay can be admitted as evidence.
- Mind you that salt should be taken, as second-hand information and college statistics might not be enough.
- It is the equivalent of late-night pub gossip, with nothing more than second-hand hearsay evidence to back it up.
- My knowledge is largely second-hand, garnered as it was from my view above my grandmother's shop.
- She added that further action would be difficult without an official complaint as officers only have second-hand evidence to rely on.
- All of this is being related by me as second-hand knowledge.
- As a result, much of the information that the public receives comes from the media, or second-hand information based on media exposure.
- Most of us can only vouch for that from second-hand experience but we have no reason to doubt it.
- The second-hand details are fixed firmly on a solid framework of first-hand memories: but memories of another continent.
- So it's really kind of an assessment of second-hand information, you know?
- Anybody out there have any tips from first- or second-hand experience?
- This requires reliance on second-hand information which may not be as accurate.
- Dealing with that kind of pressure and developing a practical attitude is not something you can get from second-hand experience.
- It's a signal that this region has been supplied with second-hand experiences for too long and that now it should be the first.
- I wonder if anyone has any experience, personal or second-hand, of the London Library?
- All the animals come to see; nobody wants to get second-hand news.
- What does first-hand experience add, that all available second-hand knowledge cannot supply?
- A poet must experience, rather than simulate reality or rely on second-hand information.
1to buy sth secondhand — comprar algo de segunda mano
- to learn sth secondhand — enterarse de algo por terceros
- The biggest-selling MPVs in the UK are the Citroën Picasso and Renault Mégane Scénic, both of which can be bought second-hand for well within your budget.
- What really rubbed salt into the wound, was that some of the aircraft were even purchased secondhand.
- I bought my copy second-hand, from a Trotskyist in her forties.
- I had found some of the biographies second-hand over the years.
- The x-ray machine - bought second-hand from Germany - had broken down.
- The vehicle was bought second-hand in 1997 by islanders but withdrawn from service three months ago when a door was damaged.
- The van was bought second-hand for £3,000, two years ago.
- Irish retailers boasted the sale of London patterns and a number offered to buy used lace second-hand.
- Find one of those lovely old editions second-hand is my advice.
- I had a washing machine which I bought second-hand.
- "Don't be afraid to buy second-hand, " Phil says.
- We are the kind of people, he thought, who buy their own furniture and second-hand at that.
- There are loads of ways of selling goods second-hand when otherwise you might throw them away.
- If your machine was purchased second-hand, this is a good time to get to know your local dealer.
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