In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(on material, dot)lunar masculinomota femeninopepa femenino Venezuela Colombia coloquialfemenino manchaa blue tie with white spots — una corbata azul a / con lunares blancos (/ con motas blancas etc. )
- I keep seeing spots before my eyes — veo como manchas
- to knock spots off sth/sb — darle sopas con honda(s) a algo/algn
- Though the transfer is acceptable at first glance, print damage and white spots are noticeable repeatedly throughout the film, far more than can be reasonably expected.
- Small brown spots surrounded by a yellow halo is the characteristic symptom of the disease.
- If enough plant cells die, the sugar beet's leaves will exhibit the disease's characteristic spots, which are actually colonies of fungi feeding on degraded plant material.
- Leaf symptoms start as bright yellow, small spots which grow to necrotic areas.
- The Impressionists painted things as though they saw them without understanding - only as spots of color.
- Plants infected early in the growing season are characterized by brown spots on the margins of the cotyledons.
- These spots have raised centers that may develop on either surface of the leaf but are more common on the lower surface.
- A fertile egg has a small spot with ‘spider’ veins radiating out from it.
- The light yellow spindle shaped spots on the leaves are characteristic of this soilborne virus disease.
- A few spots and specks pop up now and again, but this is acceptable considering the age of the film.
- I was seeing spots, and my face was all wet and dripping.
- Affected stems often have reddish-brown spots or streaks.
- Their fur, feathers and skins, wonderfully textured and coloured, the symmetry of the patterns they make and the exquisite arrays of stripes and spots are there to be emulated.
- C. camptozonale is bright white, with some spots and stripes on its wings.
- Septoria appears as small brown spots or blotches on the leaves.
- The first symptoms of infection are yellowish-green spots or blotches near the tips of older leaves.
1.2(blemish, stain)mancha femeninospots of ink — manchas de tinta
- a reputation without spot or stain — una reputación sin tacha
- An infestation can sometimes be recognized by blood stains and dark spots of excreta.
- Here ink spots clearly are ink spots, and Kalina employs them in a carefree punctuation that sets up a joyful rhythm across the sheet.
- In his nervousness, he cut himself, standing back and watching the blood trickle down his cheek; a small spot settling on the collar of his shirt.
1.3British (pimple)grano masculinoespinilla femenino América Latinapepa femenino Venezuela coloquialshe broke out / came out in spots — le salieron granos
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2.1(location, place)lugar masculinositio masculinoa delightful spot by the river — un lugar / un sitio precioso a orillas del río
- extra police were rushed to the spot — refuerzos policiales fueron enviados con urgencia al lugar de los disturbios (/ del siniestro etc. )
- don't move from that spot until I get back — no te muevas de ahí hasta que vuelva
- on the spot
- firemen were quickly on the spot — los bomberos se presentaron sin demora en el lugar del siniestro
- and now a report from our woman on the spot — y ahora un informe de nuestra enviada especial (desde el lugar de los hechos)
- he had to decide on the spot — tuvo que decidir en ese mismo momento
- she was fired on the spot — la despidieron en el acto
- they were killed on the spot — los mataron allí mismo
- on-the-spot fine — multa que se paga en el acto
- to be rooted to the spot — quedarse clavado en el sitio / paralizado
- The individuals, well known in their various disciplines, hail from spots all over the globe.
- They come near a town that seems to be a good spot to land, and they ashore.
- The Museum of New York is one of the most elegant spots in the city, and has everything you ever wanted to know about New York City.
- When he started losing calves, he switched to a different spot.
- You'll find this column in its usual spot, the last editorial page in the magazine.
- Weapons or ammunition were found later at all three spots.
- It's a wonder how all of this art, architecture and creativity ended up in such a secluded spot.
- They arrive at the spot where the hole is and the seminarist steps out of the Range Rover and has a look at it (the viewer still only sees, in a long shot, the side of the cliff).
- The action is comprised entirely of characters walking from one spot to another to finish their speeches.
- Garbled details would be passed on by word of mouth and soon convoys of hatchbacks would head out for sunrise sessions in motorway service stations and picnic spots.
- One day before Paul D showed up at 124, Denver was playing in her emerald closet, her special spot enclosed by boxwood trees where she went to be alone.
- He crawled, looking for a secluded spot like the Tall Soldier had.
- Only a vase of red flowers on a slanting side table and the back of a yellow chair create the sense of what makes the dog think this spot is special.
- The gentle slope of the mound also provides informal spots for people to picnic and watch the races.
- A plaque marks the spot where the wager was made.
- Walk toward this spot while watching this square-foot area and count the number of grasshoppers that you see in or jumping out of this area.
- The laity frequently had to compete for this space with bishops and abbots, who surprisingly often requested burial in the same spot instead of within the choir.
- I like to walk around and hear the mix in different spots.
- Located in the center of Brooklyn, next to the Brooklyn Museum and Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden is considered one of the most beautiful spots in the city.
- Another drainage problem under study is water that ponds in low spots and drains by surface pipe inlets.
2.2(difficult situation)in a (tight) spot — en un aprieto
- we're in a bit of a spot here — estamos metidos en un apuro / lío / aprieto
- to help sb out of a tight spot — sacar a algn de un apuro / aprieto
- to put sb on the spot — poner a algn en un apuro / aprieto
3(of character, personality)punto masculinoscience is my weak spot — las ciencias son mi punto débil / no son mi fuerte
- you've touched a rather sore spot there — has puesto el dedo en la llaga
- to have a soft spot for sb/sth — tener debilidad por algn/algo
- to hit the spot — caer muy bien
- All looks up for Fitz until he and Nellie - doing a spot of unofficial undertaking - find a gold nugget in the dead hand of one of their clients.
- She has hired Robert, the hit man, to do a spot of work.
- Taking a break from the Scorpio case, Callahan tries to eat a spot of lunch only to be rudely interrupted by a bank robbery down the street.
- Time for a spot of wig flipping while getting down and very dirty.
- Davis brings a beautifully written character to life without a spot of bother, and she makes a wonderful addition to the Spaced cast.
- I think this may require a spot of further thought.
- It is not simply schoolchildren who benefit from a spot of Mozart.
- With hardly a chance to take a spot of sea air, the season sails off again with a series of September art and antiques fairs.
- A couple of teenagers leave a beach party for a spot of skinnydipping.
- To make matters worse, his casino in Manchester runs into a spot of trouble with a high-roller and a corrupt croupier.
- His neurosis isn't helped when she notices a spot of discoloration on his lip, leading him to believe he'll soon be dead of cancer.
- To add to the fun, he chucks in tapes sourced from recordings of street fairs, demonstrations, his own kids singing and even a spot of bagpipes.
- What this trio from Cardiff does, however, is add a spot of piano, organ and a variety of other influences to the pot.
- In an inspired, hilarious nod to the past, though, she does get to do a nice spot of funky dancing when her date takes her to the icon of '70s hipness, Soul Train.
- Pit stops on the road are not so much for going to the bathroom as it is to covertly scarf down another spot of drink.
- Treating me to a spot of food and a fresh coffee in the garden, he started to explain why you should choose to use your art to make political statements.
- Five college friends head for the woods for a spot of rest and relaxation.
- He tells Harding that the session reminded him of a pecking party, where a group of hens, seeing a spot of blood on one of their number, will peck that hen to death.
- So, the increasingly relaxed attitude of the police has meant that more musicians are now able to do a spot of casual busking in order to make some quick cash.
- She is making her weekly trip into Wellington for a spot of shopping.
4.2British (small amount)do you fancy a spot of supper? — ¿quieres cenar algo?
- we had a spot of trouble with the car — tuvimos un problemita / un pequeño contratiempo con el coche
- the garden could do with a spot of rain — al jardín le vendría bien que lloviera un poco
5.1(time)espacio masculinoa weekly spot on TV — un espacio semanal en televisión
- a commercial spot — una cuña publicitaria
5.2(part)papel masculinohe had a guest spot in the program — apareció como invitado en el programa
- He's on the cusp of middle age - bald spot, cardigan, tummy - and is most precise in the way he speaks.
- Although Chick won an Emmy, he's not the only bright spot in this cast.
- The only real bright spot of the evening was Navarro, who despite his band mates, still managed to wow many in attendance with his awesome guitar abilities.
- About the only bright spot is the colorful feature starring Lewis Van Dercar.
- The only bright spot in his existence is his son Derek.
- The only true bright spot comes in the form of Morgan Freeman as a local bar owner.
- Fortunately, there were bright spots along the way.
- At any rate, she's The Sweetest Thing's lone bright spot.
- The only bright spot is provided by Cedric the Entertainer, as a crooked preacher.
- One bright spot is simply that hard-core rap has knocked out such unmusical predecessors as heavy metal and punk.
- Swinton's acting is the one bright spot in the whole movie, except for two scenes that almost sink her entire performance.
- The acting from the leads is another bright spot.
- The bright spot in Bob's life is the fact that he has many friends.
- Even had she been the sole bright spot in this film, it would be worth watching.
- The production has some bright spots, but ultimately breaks no new ground.
- The Panhandle has been the one bright spot during this ongoing drought.
- We spend time before any paint is applied sanding rough spots, scraping off dust particles and wiping the walls down with rags.
- Finally, the one bright spot amongst the added features is a five-minute excerpt from the boys' appearance at the 1997 Cable Ace Awards.
- The biggest surprise is that there is, in fact, a bright spot in the film.
- The third act does have one bright spot, though - it's hilarious.
6EEUU(position, job)puesto masculino
- Two 30-second radio spots shed some more light on how this film was marketed.
- Rounding the extras are two TV spots and a handful of trailers for other recent MGM films.
- A theatrical trailer, a TV spot and numerous radio spots round out the listed content.
- Aardman has subsequently worked on a number of advertisements, the most distinctive of which are probably the Lurpak spots featuring a character made of butter named Douglas.
- Include the standard selection of trailers and TV spots, and you've just barely scratched the surface of what this disc has to offer.
- Several trailers, TV spots and radio spots round out the basics of the extras, but the crowning achievement in this area is clearly the commentary track.
- The song's already made its way into promo spots for teen-TV dramas, so it's hitting on a cultural moment.
- The audio archives section contains radio spots and full songs related to the film.
- A still gallery with 34 production photos, the film's theatrical trailer, and a TV spot round out the extras.
- The theatrical trailer and two TV spots round out the official supplements.
- A selection of promo spots rounds out the supplemental material.
- Finally, there are two radio spots and a TV spot.
- Some radio spots and a TV spot are also included.
- There were also no television spots, elaborate promotional campaign, or music soundtrack to bring awareness to the film.
- When promo spots for this film started to surface, the cast line-up made this seem like it was THE action-comedy film to see.
- On the other side are the easily deluded, the ones who believe that a hit single or a television spot circumvents money to actually purchase happiness.
- Thorough cast and crew information, production notes, the theatrical trailer, and two TV spots round out the package.
- It's interesting to see the different spins the TV spots give the movie, but they basically retread the same footage.
- Print ads began running this past spring, followed by television and radio spots in key markets.
- In promotional spots for the show, the contestants' initial undertaking involved designing a billboard on Times Square in New York.
7.1(in billiards)punto masculino
render_form_group(subsense).blank? span.form-groups = render_form_group(subsense)(in soccer)punto de penalty masculinopunto de penal masculino América Latina
9EEUUargot(note)billete masculinoa ten-/five-spot — un billete de diez/cinco
1(error) descubrir(bargain) encontrarhe finally spotted her in the crowd — al final la ubicó entre el gentío América Latina
- he's good at spotting talent — sabe reconocer talento donde lo hay
- see if you can spot the difference — a ver si te das cuenta de cuál es la diferencia
- you didn't spot half the mistakes — dejaste pasar / no descubriste más de la mitad de las faltas
- he always spots the winner — siempre adivina quién/cuál va a ganar
2(mark)mancharhis tie was spotted with blood — tenía la corbata manchada / salpicada de sangre
1lloviznarchispearit's spotting with rain — está lloviznando / chispeando coloquial
1(price/market) del momento(price/market) spotspot cash paid for your car — dinero al contado y en el acto por su coche
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