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(indicating movement)she went on ahead to greet them — se adelantó para saludarlos
- take the second left, then go straight ahead — tome la segunda a la izquierda y luego siga todo recto / derecho
- I'll go on ahead to see what's happening — yo iré delante / adelante a ver qué está pasando
- she sent the trunk ahead by rail — mandó el baúl antes / por delante por tren
- As I motioned him ahead he looked at me with disbelief then lunged forward.
- Then, just before the interval, Brewster crafted a path for Ian Black on the left but he opted to let fly from long range when the space ahead beckoned him to come a little closer.
- ‘Come, we might as well start our journey as we talk,’ he said as he motioned towards the road ahead.
- She spoke quietly, and her eyes darted back toward the road ahead.
- Sally, 26, who qualifies as a nurse next month, said she could see a line of traffic ahead and realised something was wrong.
- Then Mr. Lake moved to stand beside Sara, again motioning ahead.
- There were problems somewhere up ahead on the line, but the chain kept moving, and Lopez felt pressure to keep up.
- Loud, angry voices carried to him from the narrow space ahead.
- It was a long the hall with doorways lining the walls up ahead and they seemed to continue endlessly.
- The police lining the block ahead yelled to stop, but the two young men in front apparently didn't hear because they were talking.
- For those who can fit into the seats the driving position is excellent, with the floor-mounted pedals being dead ahead and well spaced.
- Then breaking the surface, one by one, the swimmers form a new line, a line that charges ahead like an angry serpent.
- A passenger in his car, his son, said he had not been paying attention to the road ahead as they travelled towards their home.
- They're not moving, just gazing ahead toward the Japanese lines.
- Ava, a slumped, grey-haired woman just ahead in the line, is intrigued to hear of similar events going on elsewhere.
- Nowadays we just shake our heads in misery and shuffle ahead in line, waiting for the next available teller.
- Vicki stepped off the escalator, waited for him to do the same, and then motioned ahead.
- Getting out we can see that there's couple more spaces ahead, then a cattlegrid, another junction and apparently a cottage beyond it.
- And if you do find yourself in traffic, pull over and let the line behind you pass ahead and you'll usually have the road to yourself again.
- Once they got through the horribly long line, Ellen ran ahead and found them a table.
1.2(indicating position)a short distance ahead — un poco más adelante
- the post office is straight ahead — la oficina de correos está siguiendo recto
1.3(in race, competition)our team was ahead — nuestro equipo llevaba la delantera
- we're only one goal ahead — vamos ganando por solo un gol
- the Japanese are still way ahead in that field — los japoneses siguen estando a la cabeza en ese campo
- Pak responded with a birdie of her own at the 12th to tie the lead but Sorenstam edged ahead again at 15.
- The Millwall striker kept his nerve and once again sent keeper James Walker the wrong way to put the Lions ahead - a lead that was rarely threatened.
- The crucial thing was that coming up the last few minutes, we were four points ahead but couldn't defend that lead.
- Grange regrouped once more and pulled four points ahead however Palatine pulled back this lead once more thanks mainly to a cracking Moran goal.
- Robert Allenby took a five-stroke lead to move further ahead after the third round of the Australian Open at Moonah Links near Melbourne.
- The Aussies start best and kick ahead to an early lead.
- On the spinnaker reach to Rayrigg Fiscal Folly pulled ahead, extending its lead in the blustery, fluctuating wind on the leg up to Swan's Nest.
- Playing against the wind in the first half, Granlahan still managed to edge ahead and held a four points lead at the interval.
- He potted the last red and a green to go 33-12 ahead, a lead which should have been greater as he had taken seven reds without colours.
- In Game Seven, the Sox took the lead early and stayed ahead, defeating the Yankees 10-3.
- Bootham Cons surged ahead to lead 8-1 but Holgate fought back to 10-10 after 11 ends.
- Two minutes later, Sharon Duncan put Armagh a point ahead, a lead for the Orchard County for the first time since the fifth minute of the game.
- Sunderland might have gone further ahead when leading scorer Stephen Elliott wriggled into the penalty area only to drive his shot into the side netting.
- A contrary view might emphasize that the market makers have invested vast amounts to stay ahead in the race for information.
- Taking Italy by surprise the Greeks snuck ahead to a slight lead.
- Ireland took a handy 18-8 lead into the break and went further ahead within four minutes of the re-start.
- First Japan inched ahead to a tenuous lead holding it through the first half of the race.
- Quitting while he was ahead, Shaw led his last big band in 1950.
- Gearoid Nagle then pushed Jades ahead again to lead 44-46 as the game entered the final minute.
- Ecofin's day at the races… And they're coming up the back stretch now and it's Economic Recovery way ahead in the lead.
1.4(in time)the years/months ahead — los años/meses venideros
- Keep optimistic about the future and keep looking ahead.
- But looking ahead to the future, a scenario that we all fear is one in which the administration effectively ceases to function.
- They were making their wedding plans, and had a great future ahead.
- There may be challenges ahead but the future in this sector is certainly looking brighter than for several years.
- Just ahead, crossing the line, the growing use of profanity on television.
- It offers a path ahead, a future where there had been only a past.
- In fact, I'm seriously impressed at just how many parents, grandparents and other relatives are thinking ahead and planning their family's future.
- The framework should help public bodies, airport operators and airlines plan ahead for future applications.
- What steps have been taken, and what's ahead in the near future?
- But there was still a big future ahead for plastics, in packaging, for example.
- Right now, Levski's two champion teams are enjoying a well-deserved break after a job well done and looking ahead to future successes.
- Tabby is a very talented entertainer and he has bright future ahead on stage.
- Having just finished recording his debut album last week, Mike plans to learn more about music, take sound engineering courses and plan ahead for the future.
- Although the couple feared the worst, it went unspoken and they tried to look to the future and plan ahead.
- It's that time when we think about the year ahead and start making plans for the future.
- It is difficult to plan ahead when the future is so uncertain.
- However, the day ahead is dominated by a massive amount of college homework.
- Mrs Gilligan, who with her husband and sons runs a thriving dairying farm, believes the new system will give farmers the freedom to plan ahead for the future.
- Rachel told the meeting that there is a huge amount of work to be undertaken in the months ahead.
- With a beautiful, healthy baby girl to raise and plans to marry, the couple had an exciting future ahead.
- It looked like it was five years ahead in the future.
- Sometime ahead in future, these images may become invaluable records.
2.1(in front of)delante de
2.2(in race, competition)por delante de
2.3(before)she got there an hour ahead of everybody else — llegó una hora antes que los demás
- you will be notified ahead of the meeting — se le hará saber antes de la reunión
- Athens is two hours ahead of London — Atenas va dos horas por delante de Londres
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