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(new)(furniture/lawnmower) sin estrenar(furniture/lawnmower) nuevo
- In addition we have taken the opportunity to remove an unused reservoir on the site and to tidy undergrowth within the site boundary.
- It is maiden also when it is still in its original, unused, untouched or unexplored condition.
- The first floor will house the toilets and other rooms will remain unused.
- Tesco bought the site several years ago but failed to secure permission for a store and it is has remained largely unused.
- Other items of wasteful consumption include unused gym subscriptions and sports equipment.
- They are urging people with unused tools and woodwork equipment sitting idle in garages and around the house to donate them.
- The rooms remain unpainted and unused but provide a clean palette for prospective buyers.
- When schools remain unused for six weeks, that's a waste of precious resources.
- We cannot support all the shops we have already, so a few more very expensive units can only remain empty and unused.
- He had very little money on him, his cash card remains unused and his mobile phone rang unanswered until the battery ran out.
- Even after the Fund had distributed large amounts of equipment, much of it was going unused.
- One bin contained a signed blank cheque, while another contained an unused cheque book.
- We pity him, but with a touch of awe, because we sense the power that remains unused.
- The group is also inviting donations of spare or unused mobile phones so it can give them to local families in need.
- The rackets and rods remained unused but we gave the excellent wine list some serious investigation.
- I was interested to read this article which states the Falcon Park hut site remains dangerous and unused.
- How much better to see a redundant farm building re-developed for a new purpose than to let it remain unused.
- He made an appeal for unused computer equipment so that he could repair and donate it to needy schools.
- The £250,000 project will recondition unused side loading equipment at the port.
- For some time now the tables have remained unused and the room became dilapidated.
1.2(not made use of)(land) no utilizado(land) no aprovechado(land) ocioso(cutlery) que no se ha usado
2to be unused to sth/-ing — no estar acostumbrado a algo/+ inf
- she was unused to such praise — no estaba acostumbrada a tales alabanzas
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