In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Medicinacabestrillo masculinoto have one's arm in a sling — llevar el brazo en cabestrillo
- Indeed, Eobhan's right arm was both heavily bandaged and in a sling.
- Her head was bandaged, her right arm was in a sling over a white blanket and she had what Mohammed thought was a gunshot wound to a leg.
- The cookies he tucked into the sling his injured arm rested in.
- His wrist, still in a cast, and supported by the sling didn't hurt as much.
- Neither did he fully realize the identity of the kindred soul who was patiently rearranging the positions of his arm in the sling or giving his injured leg a soft massage.
- If the cast or splint is on your child's arm, the doctor might give your child a sling to help support it.
- Mary's four sisters were rushing around as the four nurses: cleaning cuts, setting arms in slings, and bandaging legs.
- She was in a hospital bed, with her face bandaged up on one side and a sling round her arm.
- The next day Tredias' arm was very nearly healed and needed only the support of a sling.
- His upper arm and shoulder had not quite recovered and this meant that along with a cast on his left arm he also had to wear a sling to support the weight, so that they could heal.
- Liam looked down at his hands, one being pumped with fluids and the other matching the blue sling in color.
- Patients should begin with pendulum exercises with the injured arm in the sling.
- Treatment includes ice, pain medication, a sling for comfort, and early mobilization.
- After I said that Joey appeared before me with his arm bandaged up in a sling.
- It didn't help his composure any that her face and body were a mass of bruises, and her left arm was in a sling more for pain relief than support.
- She also had a bandage, which she used to fashion a sling for Aush's injured arm.
- If your leg is in a cast or your arm in a sling, total strangers offer sympathy and assistance.
- Mom tells her that she'll have to keep her arm bandaged and in a sling for at least two weeks.
- After drying and carefully replacing his injured arm in its sling, he heard a knock at the door.
- Group 1 fractures are treated conservatively with an arm sling for comfort, even if significant displacement is present.
2(for carrying)(rifle) portafusil masculino(baby) canguro masculino
- There are women accompanied by teenage sons, or by elderly mothers; young families, with babies in slings; grannies who've brought their grandchildren along in pushchairs.
- It's not that long ago I remember being taunted in the street by building-site workers for carrying a baby in a sling.
- Telescopes, gun-bags and slings are coveted air gun accessories.
- Mr Pritchard said his two injured colleagues were too badly hurt to be lifted by slings into the helicopter and had to remain on board for the rest of the journey.
- This morning, walking down the street, I spotted a woman pushing a buggy, with a baby in a sling.
- Position your child to hide as much skin as possible - a baby sling can hide even more.
- Then, as I made phone calls and wrote reports, my contented infant sat close to me in an automatic baby swing, a soothing supplement to the baby sling.
- From days spent in the field, we've discovered that a ‘non-skid’ patch on the sling is worth its weight in gold.
- This involves the mother in demand breastfeeding, sleeping with baby and carrying baby round in frontpacks or slings.
- Baby slings are catching on in countries more used to pushchairs and prams, but are they safe?
- On Saturday, workers used a crane with a sling to lift the damaged airliner off the city street and into a hangar for further inspections.
- Inspired by my ancestors, I donned my baby sling and went to work.
- Opening the door, she pulled out a glaive, then took out a sling on a small belt with a pouch of rocks, and more empty pouches.
- A lot of people swear by carrying the baby everywhere in a sling.
- But by the 1990s, I saw men proudly wearing their babies in slings, carrying diaper bags and using them with authority.
- Basically, it was a giant seesaw with a heavy weight at one end and a sling with a projectile at the other.
- Once he'd finished doing that he unbuckled his belt and fashioned a sling.
- Not only are there dozens of current variations to select from but amazingly, the sling / carry strap continues to evolve.
- He carried her around in a ridiculous contraption, a sling that held the baby's back to his stomach, so that she hung there in front of him, her head bobbing absurdly.
- My ice axe, tied to my wrist by its nylon sling, was flailing around wildly and every time the snow engulfed me, I choked as it went in my eyes, up my nose and into my ears.
- The problem of having heavy melons hanging off the plants was solved by placing the watermelons in nylon slings with outside support.
- My greatest ally in managing a newborn on my own was the baby sling.
- There are several advantages to using a sling to carry your baby in.
- I used to see baby slings all the time in Japan, years ago, but they faded away as too old fashioned.
- They often looked unarmed, but they always had a defensive trick hidden away; knife sheathed in their boot, a sling under their belt.
- The guard pointed to the sling and bag of pebbles looped onto Rose's belt.
- All rigging gear, such as slings, shackles, spreaders, and hooks, must be rated for the load that is being lifted.
- There was a bone knife, and a sling made of vines.
- Ry has been toted in a baby sling to the bank, where mom has fed him during meetings.
- Leaning against the earth, with the rifle supported by a tight sling, it was easy to hold the crosshairs steady.
- Adjuster clips allow the sling to be made smaller or larger to fit the mother-to-be as she swells through the stages of pregnancy.
- Nefarious tactics such as keeping wet landing nets or weigh slings out of sight might come into play.
- In between, was the parade swivel, a small metal loop that could be slipped back and forth along the leather to engage the parade hook when the sling was shortened.
- Their early growing years brought her pure joy, she carried them in a sling, enjoyed their personality differences, the individual likes and dislikes of each girl.
- She put the pack on and adjusted it to fit then adjusted the sling on the laser rifle.
- In winter it helps to have a big coat, so that you can wear the sling and the baby inside of the coat and stay nice and cozy.
- It was also equipped with a hanging sling for weighing the large fish.
- Babies are carried in a sling on the back or side.
- There was a baby in a sling on her back, a brown-haired boy clinging to her hand and skirt, and another, slightly older boy lurking in her shadow.
- I asked for a sling to hoist my daughter from her new electric wheelchair in November 2004.
3(for lifting)eslinga femenino
- He holds a stone in his unusually large right hand, in readiness to hurl at Goliath, and a sling in his left hand.
- She reached for her sling, only to realize that her stones were gone.
- Men do not know how the souls revolve like a stone that is thrown from a sling.
- Men of the armies fought with double-edged swords, battle-axes, lances, slings, and weapons of archery.
- Gruelling training timetables included drills with javelins, slings, shields and 18-ft spears.
- We will also include a selection of ranged weapons such as bows, crossbows and slings.
- To gain some protection by distancing themselves from the dangers of close combat, early fighters used throwing weapons - slings, bows, javelins, and spears.
- There are those who believe that David didn't kill Goliath with the sling and stone, but merely disabled the giant man with it long enough to behead him - which is possible.
- She couldn't loose the stone in her sling because of her speed and the number of obstacles, but she held it in a death grip nevertheless.
- As Goliath advances toward him, David uses his sling to hurl a rock at the giant's face.
- By the 14th century counterweighted trebuchets with slings to multiply the force with which the projectile was hurled had reached a high degree of sophistication.
- A group of men and women advanced cautiously into the clearing, covering the wounded with their slings, blowpipes, and bows.
- In the past, boys played games emphasizing leadership roles that involved bows and arrows, spears, and slings to teach marksmanship skills.
- The earliest weapons-clubs, spears, slings, bows, and arrows-typically required wood construction, even if the business end was made of sharpened stone or, at later times, of metal.
- In the case of the 1572 explosion, when the white dwarf exploded, the companion star was released from its gravitational influence like a stone being thrown by a sling.
1(throw)tirarlanzararrojaraventar México Colombia Perúsling me (over) that book — aviéntame el libro México Colombia Perú
- I'll just sling on a few clothes — enseguida me pongo algo
- Near the end of the first half Moynihan slung out a pass to Sean O'Sullivan.
- I hung up the phone and slung it across the room just as Ryan walked in.
- That was when his interest in Walsh was first piqued by a disparaging throwaway remark slung across the kitchen table by his mother.
- Katrina had grabbed her gun holster and strapped it around her hips, slinging her duel pistols into the holster.
- Meanwhile Rhea had been slung against enough rocks and prodded enough with fallen trees dripping into the water to last her a lifetime.
- He slung handfuls of gravel at her until she went in the shop.
- When we sling mud, it's probably in a workshop on making alien pottery.
- Far easier to sling mud from a distance as some seem content to do.
- He grinned as he hung his long black coat up and slung his keys on a near by table.
- When neighbours ask them why they are not in lessons, or complain about the coke cans slung in their gardens, they are answered with foul-mouthed abuse.
- Chris Sutton had given them hope in the 88th minute when, at the second attempt, he slung the ball over goalkeeper Craig Gordon.
- He took Fernet's weapon sacks and the bag of ransom money and slung those on, too, groaning at the weight of them.
- And it looks like someone got some horse dung and slung it around in the room.
- There are too many critics who revel in slinging mud and inflicting verbal pain.
- He was going to sling me into jail and throw away the key.
- Luckly mom and dad, and I use the term loosely, were no longer slinging the insults any more.
- They slung chapattis and dished out dhal with hilarious inaccuracy, but they were volunteers, and already the next sitting was agitating at the door.
- They slung their prisoners onto the horses and walked them out into the rising sun.
- Henrik Larsson accepted a pass from Sutton, slung his cross over Hartson's head and found Stilian Petrov alone at the back post.
- These people, undoubtedly, have slung mud at their motherland.
2(throw away)tirar (a la basura)botar (a la basura) Río de la Plata América Latinasling it (out) — tíralo (a la basura)
- She slung the gun on a strap so it would hang across her back while she held her crossbow.
- Several small fires were crackling away and shelters were slung between trees.
- I can actually sleep in this chair if I want to, but now that Julienne has got the art of the hoist, she slings me in the hoist every night and takes me to bed.
- Before, I always slung my hammock and undressed before getting into it, but after it I never slung it nor undressed when the ship was at sea.
- It didn't take long to reach her destination… there were three young men at the river already, loading skins with water and slinging them over two horses' backs.
- Bonton wandered over and slung a bag across the saddle on the horse's neck.
- I had my own landing craft, slung on-board the troop ship Glenear, and when we arrived I ferried men to and from the shore with German shells exploding all around me.
- A hammock slung between two coconut palms moved gently in time to the sound of the ukulele-playing occupant.
- Becky slung the backpack over her shoulder and mounted the horse.
- Anest slung his saddlebags over the great horse's back, and leapt up into the saddle.
- If you have a couple of large trees, you can sling a hammock between them - a lovely thing to lie in and watch the leaves and the sky.
- She watched as he slung his own bow over his chest and mounted his horse.
- There are hammocks slung outside some of the rooms in the outhouses and some share a kitchen - perfect for those wanting extra privacy.
- Carefully I climbed over the rickety fence, just wooden poles slung between uprights.
- Also, the novel design involving the telescope being slung on the outside of the tower on a pulley meant that it could not be used on windy days as there would be too much vibration.
- They spent the rest of the afternoon constructing a new stretcher, a more solid one, with reinforcing branches for the frame and several layers of vine and rope to sling between the sides of the frame.
- The only drawing that was used was a template of the geometric design of the ceiling roughed out on a plywood boards slung on scaffolding high above the South Transept floor.
3(hang)(line/hammock) colgar(line/hammock) guindar Venezuela Colombia coloquialhe wore his coat slung over his shoulders — llevaba el abrigo echado por encima de los hombros
- with the rifle slung over his shoulder — con el rifle en bandolera
1(drink)gin sling — ginebra con tónica femenino
- rum sling — ron con tónica
- They based this sweet-tart concoction on the classic Singapore sling, replacing the traditional cherry brandy with a sour-cherry syrup.
- What is known is it was once considered a specific type of mixed drink among many others, including flips, crustas, swizzles and bittered slings.
- The Singapore Sling really did originate in Singapore, and was thought to be a drink for the ladies because it was pink.
- In the capital, clubbers drink Kabul slings and canned Russian beer.
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