In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1coloquial(vigor)garra femenino coloquialbrío masculino
- The zip and energy shown by Wales in attack was one of the major plus points for Hearts.
- The sliced papaya was refreshing and the ceviche was tasty even without much citrus zip.
- However, this experiment with more realism injected into the series lacks a certain amount of zip that diehard fans have come to know and love.
- He didn't appear to have much zip or intensity and dropped some catchable balls.
- The zip she detects in Tokyo is missing in London and/or Paris and/or New York, she is saying.
- The former national player has added that much-need zip to the attack, bowling long spells and dominating the batsmen.
- From the other side, he doesn't have sparkling offensive statistics and his throws don't have great zip.
- This is not a personality-driven, motivational DVD with a driving pop music score for added zip.
- Each mouthful is a bit different, and you can add zip from the dip of accompanying hot sauce.
- It had a bit of zip, and it was a nice diversion from the usual power ballads.
- Did his punches have the same zip from the second round on?
- RHP Pat Hentgen has lost some zip off his fastball since suffering shoulder tendinitis in '98, but he tries to compensate with location.
- In midfield, Steve Schumacher's welcome return added zip and zest and brought legs to the piston-like work-rate of Lee Crooks.
- To be fair, you have about 4000% more energy and zip as a speaker than anyone there today.
- Softer than Sapphire with less aromatic zip, Van Gogh has elegant texture and fresh flavors, as well as less bitter bite than most other gins.
- As he fell from favor, his comedies lost their zip, and finally, after fighting tuberculosis for many years, he died at the age of fifty-one.
- He demonstrated zip to throw over the middle and made a great throw to his right, hitting WR Muhsin Muhammad on a play-action pass to set up the Jones TD.
- Even in the scrappy draw with Everton last Monday, there were signs that it has given them a bit of their old zip, and they will approach this afternoon in good spirits.
- Want to add some crunch to your salad, some zing to your pasta, some zip to your dip?
- A different Bees side emerged for the second half, and a more familiar zip characterised all they tried to do.
- There were a couple of howlers, including a reference to the zip fastener long before its invention.
- Since then, the cotton tops have been shrunk, tie-dyed, torn, cropped, coloured, encrusted with jewels and covered in zips.
- He wore dark brown baggy trousers covered with zips.
- More pockets can mean more zips and more zips can mean more locks, which in turn means more sweaty moments at airport security-checks.
- Miss Stephenson was wearing black baggy knee-length combat trousers covered in zips and chains, and knee-length stripy socks with white Adidas trainers.
- The garment is manufactured using a hardwearing, fire resistant fabric that incorporates a two way zip on the front.
- It's a urethane-laminated pack with welded waterproof seam construction with a truly water tight zip.
- Some of the most original pieces are by Danny Greig, 18, who has produced skirts and bodices made almost entirely from zips.
- He hauled his jacket on, his shaking fingers fumbling to fasten the zip.
- I reciprocated and started undoing various buttons, zips and straps.
- He held up a pair of black baggy jeans with bright pink zips on them.
- Simple daily routines, such as peeling potatoes or fastening zips and buttons, become near impossible.
- I need, not just want, some new boots with tougher zips and buckles than the last pair, which will last through the coming year and the afore-mentioned snow.
- I can't manage things like zips, so they took the zips out and put Velcro in instead.
- Yes, belts, buckles and zips are high fashion for us men this winter.
- It took me about 2 minutes before I'd quietly undone the two zips on the tent door and silently projected myself head first out of it.
- Some of the cleverer manufacturers are now putting separate compartments on the inside so that there is only one outer zip to lock.
- Simple in design, this is a great little deep neck top with a half length zip and zipped pocket at the chest for storing bus passes.
- Many women had to use elastic and zips to adjust their own uniforms or borrow bigger uniforms from colleagues.
- Today, however, I set out for the walk and the zip stayed open as I pulled it up.
1cerrar la cremallera decerrar el cierre de América Latinacerrar el zíper de Venezuela Cuba México América Centralshe zipped herself into her dress — se puso el vestido y se subió la cremallera (/ el cierre etc. )
1(with zipper)the suitcase zips open/shut — la maleta se abre/cierra con cremallera (/ cierre etc. )
- the hood zips on — la capucha se pone con cremallera (/ cierre etc. )
2coloquial(move fast)the morning zipped by — la mañana (se) pasó volando coloquial
- we zipped through the work — (nos) despachamos el trabajo en un santiamén
- to zip past — pasar silbando
- we zipped along — íbamos a toda mecha / a todo trapo
- I'll just zip out and post this letter — salgo volando a echar esta carta
1nada de nada coloquial
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