In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(make journey)viajarwhen are you traveling? — ¿cuándo viajas?
- they traveled by night — viajaron de noche
- to travel by air / by plane — viajar en avión
- to travel by rail / train — viajar en tren
- to travel overland/by road — viajar por tierra/por carretera
- to travel on horseback/foot — ir a caballo/a pie
- passengers traveling to Budapest — los pasajeros con destino a Budapest
- I have to travel a lot in my job — tengo que viajar mucho por cuestiones de trabajo
- I spent a month traveling around France — estuve un mes viajando por / recorriendo Francia
- On one occasion he ran eight marathons in just ten days, and has often had to travel for thousands of miles to get from one race to the next.
- They are asking local people to let relatives who were travelling know that the event has been cancelled and the people who have bookings for accommodation to do
- Wise to the ways of the world, Emmanuelle travels about alone.
- Strange how your mind wanders when you're travelling alone.
- Karl still has thousands of miles left to travel before he walks through the Channel Tunnel and into the arms of his family some time around 2009.
- Often this meant travelling together the length and breadth of America in a station wagon.
- North Wiltshire farmers and hauliers fear plans to move the Chippenham Livestock Market to Cribbs Causeway would make travelling a nightmare.
- He also said care should be taken on the journey home and recommended people not to travel alone.
- You'd have to travel back in time almost 20 years to find their origin.
- You have to travel back to 19th century India to discover the origin of this particular phrase.
- He was big into greyhounds all his life and regularly travelled to meetings the length and breadth of the country.
- The diary travelled across the length and breadth of South Africa, just as it accompanies Strauss wherever he plays cricket in this country.
- I once fell in love over the internet, and travelled 5 thousand miles to meet her.
- It is thought thousands of people travelled for hundreds of miles bringing their cattle with them for the feast, which was held after the Roman invasion.
- Her daughter told how the extra travelling involved meant she would have less daily contact with her mum.
- Eventually, I was given the green light, but one of my colleagues with whom I was travelling said she started to wonder if I was going to be allowed to take the flight that day.
- In 1828 he travelled to Vienna for a series of wildly successful concerts, so launching a considerable European career, taking him to almost all the major centres.
- With travelling reduced to a manageable level, stress levels have decreased, and headspace has been restored.
- Various consultancy jobs followed, but his passion for travelling took over.
- Being a successful documentary filmmaker, her father brought his family to travel around the globe.
2.1(move, go)(vehicle) desplazarse(vehicle) ir(comet/particles) desplazarse(light/waves) propagarse(piston/bobbin) desplazarsewe were traveling at more than 80mph — íbamos a más de 80 millas por hora
- skiers travel down the slope at incredible speeds — los esquiadores bajan por la pendiente a velocidades increíbles
- the ball traveled 100m — la pelota recorrió 100m
- news travels fast — las noticias vuelan
- the rumor traveled swiftly around the building — el rumor se propagó / extendió rápidamente por todo el edificio
- the crane travels on rails — la grúa se desliza / corre sobre rieles
- the liquid travels along this pipe — el líquido corre / va por esta tubería
- In fact, no two rays are traveling toward the same point along the optical axis.
- Third is immediate radiation travelling at the speed of light-neutron radiation at shorter distances, and gamma radiation further out.
- Perhaps he is unaware the metre is based on a tiny fraction of the distance that white light travels in a vacuum per second, while a yard is based on the distance from your nose to your outstretched hand.
- The result of this is a cloud of fragments orbiting the planet travelling at speeds of 3-6 kilometres a second.
- Suppose we have two observers A and B in different inertial frames, that is each is travelling at a constant velocity not acted on by any forces.
- The amount of rays constantly traveling through their body was immeasurable.
- Light rays travel through the lens at the front of the eye and form images on the retina.
- Special relativity only applied to objects travelling at constant speed, that is, to inertial frames of reference.
- These fronts travel at constant speeds and can deliver signals to arbitrary distances.
- Sunlight traveling from space into the earth's atmosphere will undergo a large amount of refraction.
- The effect reaches as far as light can travel, burning itself like a candle with a kaleidoscope of colours.
- An air mass of 1 means that the sun is directly overhead and the radiation travels through one atmosphere (thickness).
- This year they will be travelling through Earth's orbit on November 18.
- If there were just one molecule in the box, then there would be an obvious rule: it travels at constant speed, and bounces off the walls of the box when it hits them.
- By then the universe had cooled down enough for neutral atoms to form, at last allowing radiation to travel unimpeded.
- No studies have been made in bordering countries, although there are concerns that radiation travels via the wind, water and fauna.
- The difference is that the patient is first injected with a light sensitive dye which travels to the retina and highlights the abnormal blood vessels.
- Lightning is seen first because sound travels slower than light.
- This means that light rays travel to the back of the retina before they have been bent by the cornea and lens.
- He believes that these rays travel with infinite velocity.
2.2informal (move fast)he was really traveling! — venía/iba a toda velocidad
- Now appreciate that a vehicle traveling at 60 mph moves 88 feet per second.
- It was probable that some of the vehicles were travelling at speed.
- Residents have now told the county council they want a seven-and-a-half tonne limit imposed on vehicles travelling on the village's 30 mph stretch.
- The braking distance for a vehicle travelling at 100k is considerably longer that 54 yards.
- He may not be aware that most of accidents happen in urban areas with the vehicles involved travelling at speeds of 30 mph or less.
- Vehicles travelling behind that car also brake hard, triggering a domino effect as motorists react to brake lights in front of them, slowing all traffic in that lane.
- A third articulated lorry travelling behind the three vehicles also moved across and as it did so ploughed into the back of the car, shunting it into the trucks in front.
- This has left dozens of schools attended by children as young as four and five separated just by walls and gates from vehicles travelling at up to 62 mph.
- I feel that calming has a significant effect on vehicles: cars travelling at excessive speeds would create a series of noises from each ‘hump’.
- Police believe the vehicle was travelling in excess of the sign posted speed limit at the time of the accident.
- The video trailer captured images of the vehicles from behind to enable monitoring of any lateral movement as the vehicles travelled over the platforms.
- He said the area had been ‘identified as posing a significant threat to pedestrians and motorists mainly from vehicles travelling too fast.’
- Both vehicles were travelling at around 50 mph.
- He estimated the vehicles were travelling at up to 65 mph in a 20 mph zone, where traffic is controlled by speed chicanes.
- The road, which had been laid with an unfinished base layer, was not finished with a surface of chip and tar to give it the necessary grip for vehicles travelling at normal speed.
- Have they not seen the TV adverts showing what happens if a person is hit by a vehicle travelling too fast?
- He told the court that the officer said the police car was travelling at 100 mph but did not close on the vehicle.
- Surely a pedestrian has more chance of survival if hit by a vehicle travelling at 50 mph rather than 70 mph.
- But the vehicle travelled less than 50 yards before being stopped by police, who sealed off the road.
- The accident happened when the Corsa collided with a blue Ford Escort as both vehicles travelled towards Haxby.
3(react to being transported)this wine travels very well — la calidad de este vino no se ve afectada por el transporte
- British humor doesn't travel well — el humor británico resulta difícil de entender en el extranjero
4Comercioser viajanteser representanteser corredor Río de la Platato travel in sth
- he travels in perfumery — es corredor de artículos de perfumería
5(in basketball)dar pasoshacer pasosdar carrera Colombiacaminar Cono Sur
1(world/country) viajar por(world/country) recorrer(road/distance) recorrerwe travel the length and breadth of the country — viajamos a lo largo y ancho del país
- Yes, the paper has travelled a long road in 20 years.
- I have the misfortune through my job to have to travel that road several times a day.
- It was, to that point, the road not travelled by any of us.
- Not even fish will be forgiven for travelling this road.
- In England the road traffic code system is much the same as here, if you stay away from the motorways and travel the country roads.
- The lines on Johnny Cash's face showed a man who had travelled many roads and seen many things - but also a man who had gained much wisdom along the way.
- In his time with the company, he travelled every road and boreen in the Waterford area and he had many a conversation with his clients about farming life.
- I travel this road every day going to and from work.
- This is the age at which they can wander and be induced to travel the wrong road.
- Most have travelled a long road to get to San Roque, and the pressure of trying to hold it all together over six gruelling rounds cannot be underestimated.
- Maybe you are searching for peace and you have traveled many roads without finding it.
- Before he moved to Cambodia John Keeler had lived in Ireland, travelling the country in an ambulance he had converted into a mini theatre which put on puppet shows for children.
- For adventure touring in New Zealand, travelling the highways and byways can provide some impromptu thrills.
- There may be powers that are not malignant travelling this accursed road.
- Astrology gives the individual a chance to travel the road to self discovery, independently.
- Jack and Jackson were traveling a bumpy road for a while there.
- God knows I have travelled rough roads in my reporting years but it is difficult to recall one that was so consistently bad for such a long distance.
- He took great pleasure in travelling the roads and boreens on a Sunday afternoon drive.
- Yesterday the cyclists travelled the road from Mullingar to Claremorris.
- The bulk of the chapter examines three basic ways in which a proposal can travel the long road from proposal to decision.
1.1(activity)viajes masculino(brochure/company) de viajes(industry) turístico(book) de viajes(book) sobre viajescheap travel — viajes a precios reducidos
- his job involves a lot of travel — tiene que viajar mucho por su trabajo
- how much do you spend on travel to work? — ¿cuánto gastas para ir al trabajo?
- the cost includes travel to and from the airport — el precio incluye los traslados al y desde el aeropuerto
- we covered 800km in a day's travel — hicimos 800km en un día de viaje
- Acme Travel — Viajes Acme
- travel alarm — despertador de viaje
- travel bag — bolso de viaje / de mano
- travel documents — documentos de viaje
- travel news — boletín informativo para el viajero
- travel writer — persona que escribe libros o artículos sobre viajes
- But once he took over the commerce ministry, it meant a lot of travel.
- I have a choice of modes of travel: I can fly, drive, take a train, cycle, motorcycle, walk, or take a ferry.
- It would provide lots of adventure and travel but at the same time also put a safe distance between him and some of the men and women he had cheated.
- More than 50 years ago, the RCMP's work demanded a lot of travel over remote areas by land.
- It also avoided a lot of travel back and forward.
- After receiving the invitation, my wife and I began to discuss our best mode of travel.
- Whether it's adventure travel or a mental-health break during reading week, they'll help you get out of town.
- Apparently, I work too hard but we have lots of travel and reasons for celebration in our near future.
- People have a bad habit of comparing space travel with air travel.
- This mode of travel, however futuristic it sounds, is not without precedent.
- In Washington and California, skiers use the machines to aid travel to remote huts.
- Their average rates of travel allow for their rest and sleep periods.
- We also wanted to reduce the depth of the ruts left behind by machine travel on these sites.
- Use fewer trails to limit machine travel, and rutting may become a factor.
- Twenty-five years ago, I learned about business travel by spending a lot of time in San Francisco.
- However, with the changing market conditions, the current rate of travel is not going to get us to acceptable performance soon enough.
- They ran into weather problems and a lack of snow on the ground, Pettis says, which can seriously hamper travel by snow machine.
- First, the rate of travel of a standard bottle rocket can reach speeds up to 200 miles per hour.
- There's an enormous amount of travel and a lot of very interesting challenges.
- She writes on topics ranging from travel to fitness, and also recently completed a mystery novel.
1.2travels pluralviajes masculinoif you see Pete in your travels — si ves a Pete por ahí
2(of lever, piston)desplazamiento masculino
- Like many Quebec contractors, machine travel and ground disturbance are driving issues.
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