In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Anatomíalengua femeninoto poke / put / stick one's tongue out at sb — sacarle la lengua a algn
- with one's tongue hanging out — con la lengua fuera
- to have a cruel / sharp / wicked tongue — tener lengua viperina / de víbora
- loose tongues cost lives — las indiscreciones cuestan vidas
- In severe cases, oral herpes causes sores that spread from the lips to the inside of the mouth, along the tongue and cheeks to the back of the throat.
- It took three swallows for her tongue and throat to start working again.
- The digestive system includes the mouth, teeth, tongue, esophagus, stomach, and intestines.
- The seal has a big, fat, fleshy tongue and nostrils and a larynx very much like ours.
- Common sites for barbell-style jewelry are the ear, eyebrow, tongue, and navel.
- Cool water dribbled on his lips, and he opened his mouth, moistening his tongue and swallowing.
- You put them in your mouth at bedtime to keep your tongue and jaw forward during sleep.
- Patients are also at risk for cancers of the brain, lung, stomach, tongue, and melanoma of the eye, and leukemia.
- Look out for vomit blocking the airway and check that the patient has not swallowed their tongue.
- The oral cavity with the tongue, the pharynx and esophagus constitute the swallowing organ.
- Call your doctor if you have sores in your mouth, on your tongue, or on your lips.
- To take an oral reading, place the thermometer in the child's mouth under the tongue.
- As you fall into a deep sleep, the muscles in your tongue, throat and roof of your mouth relax.
- The tongue and mucous membranes lose their glistening appearance and the buccal mucosa becomes sticky.
- A bundle of muscles extends from the floor of the mouth to form the tongue.
- The most serious symptom is the swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, face and throat.
- The discovery of a specific taste receptor on the human tongue for glutamates in 2000 legitimized its existence as a basic flavor.
- Swallowing, which is accomplished by muscle movements in the tongue and mouth, moves the food into the throat, or pharynx.
- In a swallow, the tongue presses the bolus into the pharynx.
- This deficiency is associated with anemia, a sore mouth and tongue and poor growth and spinal cord problems in newborn children.
- Soak tongue in cold running water for three to four hours.
- Cut the beef tongue and foie gras into six slices and reserve.
- But don't forget oxtail and tongue, both of which will probably need to be ordered specially.
- These were duly consumed by the 160 residents, together with ham and tongue and 500 fancy cakes.
- It might be impossible to move an entire case of tongue or oxtail or side of lamb unless the person requesting it buys at least half.
- A Chilean Merlot or a decent Beaujolais is the best partner for liver, tongue, sausage and ham.
- Just like potato chips, crackers, pickled eggs, popcorn and tongue, les pattes de porc are designed to leave you begging for beer.
- Add tongue; simmer for three to four hours or until tender.
- The statement also said the latest cases were likely caused by the consumption of tainted pork tongue in jelly.
- I try desperately not to cringe when offered tongue, frog's legs and pig's trotters, and I eat them, every time.
- No word on what he thought of such delicacies as the black pepper donuts and the Kobe beef tongue.
- If you're not in the sandwich mood, they do have other items on the menu, including pork tongue with a red pepper sauce which was quite tasty.
- Stir in the remaining pork tongue, chili paste and miso.
- We were served salad, tongue, filled peppers and that's where I stopped.
- For supper we'd have things that people would never dream of eating now, like cold tongue or herrings' roe on toast.
- I had braised beef tongue with ragout of porcini mushroom and white beans, with a soft poached egg laid on top.
- At 2.39 leva the Stara Planina salad is a slightly less ostentatious plate of tongue, sausage, tomato, cheese and olives.
- These berries are considered to be a fine accompaniment for buffalo steaks or tongue, an affinity which accounts for their common name.
- Perhaps horse would do, or tongue, or pork, or some sort of bird.
- Pound per metric pound, it's cheaper to buy rump steak than it is pork tongue.
2(of flame) lengua femenino(of land) lengua femenino(on shoe) lengüeta femenino(on buckle) hebijón masculino(in bell) badajo masculino
- Different models of the shoe had different pump systems, which were integrated into the tongue of the shoe.
- Here, he refers to the swinging of a bell in which the lip, arch, or "bow" of the bell rises up to one side, and then meets the bell's "tongue," or chime.
- Like York, the commercial focus developed on a tongue of land between two rivers.
- The moment the blade touched it, it flared into flame, sending tongues of fire up the blade.
- The tongue of the bell should weigh 1/20 the weight of the bell.
- What's stupider, putting extra tongues in your shoes or trying to skate in extra-tight women's pants?
- These people must have been chased by the roaring tongues of flames that caught them here.
- Two minutes later, Watson was back, looking over at the window, where tongues of flame were licking up the curtain.
- Trees, rocks and soil had all been uprooted, and flickering tongues of flame dotted the landscape.
- She sat on the other side of the fire, gazing at me through the tongues of yellow flame.
- From time to time, the wind changed direction so that you had to leap back to avoid a sudden tongue of flame curling back towards you.
- To this the young devotees made their way, and after fastening cords to the bell's tongue they tossed ropes to their aiders and abettors below.
- In a Pentecost scene an apostle at the rear of the group was raising his arm to fend off the tongue of flame, like a man attacked by a bee.
- Pieces of it litter the ground, lit by bright tongues of flame.
- If after tying the shoe, less than an inch of the tongue shows, the shoes are probably too wide.
- This site suggests baby powder, between the tongue and the upper or, if you can peel it back, beneath the inner sole.
- Flames like tongues of fire engulfed the farmhouse, porch and all, angry, cracking flames that left no exit.
- Black smoke rolled in heavy clouds; flames rose in great tongues to the sky - the water was covered with black oil.
- We know there was a gush of wind and tongues of flame flickering over the heads of the apostles.
- At breakfast, he's wearing shoes with enormous tongues, loose-fitting trousers and an oversized shirt.
- I still hear the screams of terrified people through the hissing of fire, still see tongues of flame rear high into a night sky, darkened even more by heavy black smoke.
- Huge tongues of flames, the source of which is disputed, licked the last traces of life from the once flourishing township.
- The Wakhan, a tongue of land in Afghanistan's north-east, touches China.
- The logs in the fireplace snapped with thick orange and red tongues of flame, spreading warmth through my living room, along with light, now that the power had gone out.
- Marshy tongues of land determined property lines more than geometric principles of land settlement.
- The buckle has a cast pewter frame with a hinge element between the buckle sides, and both the tongue and strap were attached to the center bar.
- Thanks to an elastic band that connects the shoe's tongue to the sidewalls and a heel cup with a notch for your Achilles tendon, the fit is superb.
- Even the garden was engulfed by mocking, dancing tongues of flame.
- The fire crackled in the night as tongues of flames licked the underside of the fish roasting on the spit.
- This pair of shoes features contrast stitching and textures, a removable padded tongue and comfortable rubber sole.
- Beneath the cries of curlews, low tongues of land balance precariously between sea and marsh.
- The result was quite spectacular, as huge tongues of flame would shoot out of the openings, much like lava from an erupting volcano.
- Bright tongues of flame jumped high into the sky, trying to lick the clouds.
- The fire by this time had conquered all before it, and at seven o'clock in the morning the roof fell in with a terrible crash, shooting up into the sky fierce tongues of fire and myriads of burning sparks.
- His head rolled a little to the side, and he found himself staring into the roaring fire, captivated by the flickering golden tongues of flame.
- And did I mention the padded tongues and the air in the sole?
- So we added more cushioning protection with a zoom air sock liner and we added a little more padding to the tongue which didn't take away from the aesthetics or the heritage of the shoe.
3(language)lengua femeninoidioma masculinomother/native tongue — lengua materna/nativa
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.