In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(box for shoes)caja de zapatos femenino
- If these were paper letters in a shoebox, would you be arguing that they should be burned?
- He wasn't even fazed; he just rolled his eyes and reached under the bed and unearthed a shoebox and handed it to me.
- I found the answer in a month, inside a shoebox filled with letters.
- Still, she dismissed it, reminding herself that tons of people kept things that weren't shoes in shoeboxes.
- The only photographs she had were stored in a shoebox, along with letters and the diaries that she did have with her.
- The suspect, who is in his 20s, was captured in his bedroom at 6am with crack cocaine, cannabis and a wad of cash stashed in a shoebox.
- The best way to secure enough shoeboxes is to buy dozens of pairs of shoes.
- She was just a collection of old memories, mostly unpleasant, that belonged in a shoebox beneath my bed, a haven to gather dust.
- Recently my grandfather rediscovered a shoebox full of letters and war memorabilia.
- I place it in the shoebox under my bed, where I keep things that I want to have for a long time.
- Without thinking straight, I pick up a shoebox under my bed and start delving through it until I find the article.
- These children were different from those outside of the gates as they each held a box - a shoebox wrapped in Christmas paper.
- In Mayo alone last year, 6,500 shoeboxes were filled and delivered.
- If you find a shoebox of cash in your hedge or a Louis Vitton suitcase crammed with stacks of bills, just walk away.
- Lifting an old shoebox from her bed, Kirby removed the lid, dropped her pen, and locked the diary into it.
- If your door doesn't have a back panel that can be altered, like ours did, you can use a sturdy shoebox to fashion your window box.
- I hesitate for a moment, then I burrow in the shoebox underneath my bed for the piece of paper I'm looking for.
- He could put the letters back in the shoebox he'd found them in, hide it away back in the attic.
- I was digging around for a different pair and came across a mysterious shoebox.
- Just as she was about to leave, the woman caught sight of the shoebox on the bed, ‘Oh what is that?’
2(room)cuarto masculinocaja de zapatos femenino coloquial
- Take a New Yorker who can't deal with taking the granny cart out to the grocery store and walking up five floors to their shoebox apartment.
- Families are no longer satisfied with little shoebox rooms and single beds.
- A few days later, they took me back to their shoebox house on its quiet, predominantly Catholic street with its manicured lawn and reliable car in the paved driveway.
- View from the shoebox apartment, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
- Not too many interior walls since they converted the upstairs storey from five shoebox rooms and a landing to one big space.
- I wanted my tiny little apartment, my shoebox sized room, my friends, my Dad.
- The acoustician first analyzed the hall as a shoebox and then applied the results to the vineyard.
- But even with a good paying job, the only way I'll keep my debts low is by renting a shoebox apartment for the rest of my life.
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