In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(day)domingo masculine(mass) dominicalSunday opening — apertura de las tiendas los domingos feminine
- Sunday supplement — suplemento dominical / del domingo
- Sunday trading — comercio en domingo
- Sunday trading laws — leyes reguladoras del comercio en domingo
- On Sunday, the fancy dress competition will be judged at noon and is open to all ages.
- On Sunday night there had been a long group discussion about what makes a great trainer.
- She said she had been out all day on Sunday and only discovered what had been going on when she read it in the paper.
- Nicky got into difficulties on Sunday afternoon as he was swimming with two friends.
- She was knocked down by a car on a pelican crossing as she tried to cross the road on a Sunday evening after a meal at a pub.
- There were five reports of purses being stolen on Saturday and one report on Sunday.
- I looked at the site on Sunday morning and Sunday evening, and it was in the same state.
- Mr Haigh said a couple had knocked on his door on Sunday evening asking him if he had lost a camera.
- She arrived home on Sunday night and had to set off for London early this morning.
- A man was found dead on the railway line at Surbiton station early on Sunday morning.
- So on Sunday night the locals decided to test just how much it would take to change my mind about the place.
- On Sunday, the second in the series of car boot sales at Gigg Lane was a resounding success.
- The piece was reprinted in the Evening Standard and picked up by the Mail on Sunday.
- The figures are not released to the public but were leaked to a Sunday newspaper at the weekend.
- Spring weather is expected to draw the crowds to a weekly farmers' market on Sunday.
- As a matter of fact, I had a bit of a dilemma this weekend whilst reading the Sunday papers.
- On Sunday, two wins and a third in the heats meant he qualified on the front row of the grid for the final.
- I started the work at half ten on Sunday night and finished at one on Monday morning.
- I took my daughter for a walk along the beach by the Coastguard station on Sunday morning.
- The open day on Sunday will give the public a rare chance to see inside the tower.
2British informal(newspaper)dominical masculinediario dominical masculineperiódico dominical masculine
- So, when it finally happened, I thought: "This is the life, two hours peace and quiet and a chance to read the Sundays without interruption".
- With all the previous week's news digested, the Sundays have to offer something new to entice readers to the read the glossy adverts.
- During its heyday from about 1984-89, it made me laugh out loud and developed a silly but clever writing style that still hangs around in the London written media today - which is not surprising since so many Smash Hits alumni are now big-shot magazine editors or write for the Sundays.
- An avid reader he keeps up with current affairs by always reading the daily newspaper, the Sundays and, of course, the local papers.
- Both Rangers and Celtic give Friday press conferences at which different players are put up for the daily papers and the Sundays.
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