In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(gangway)pasillo masculinethe bride walked down the aisle on her father's arm — la novia llegó al altar del brazo de su padre
- before noun aisle seat — asiento al lado del pasillo
- At a humanist ceremony at York Crematorium, conducted by Maggie Blunt, mourners sat and kneeled in the aisles because every seat was taken.
- The new bus has more seating, wider aisles and longer seat belts.
- Rather than have them walk down the aisle of a moving train, why not try getting up and offering your seat?
- Then my eyes fell on those three women, sitting on alternate seats across the aisle from each other.
- There's always that moment when, because there are four of us, three are allotted a row of seats and one has the seat across the aisle.
- Even with extra seats placed in the aisles, occupancy was far more than 100 per cent at both the concerts we attended.
- She had a stroke last year and moves slowly as the aisles of the train are not wide enough for her walker.
- Everything takes much longer, as too many people are boarding at any one time and blocking the aisles near the prime seats.
- Around 600 mourners filled the seats and aisles of St Andrew's to watch Mr Lewis's coffin carried in by some of his friends.
- Thirty unarmed INS agents accompanied the flight, guarding the handcuffed deportees in shifts, standing in aircraft's aisles at every fifth row.
- Seated across the aisle from him were three girls Yutaka recognized from school.
- I've seen with my own eyes people take up four seats, the entire aisle and the toilet cubile by strategic placement of a few cases.
- I can only fly five hours maximum in aircraft with a decent seat pitch and only in an aisle seat, so I can move about.
- I chose a seat on the aisle near the back and settled in to enjoy the program of traditional Christmas music.
- As he walked off-stage, he cast a glance of recognition towards those seated in the second aisle.
- With three separate aisles, and seats that reclined to almost vertical it was the most comfortable bus I have ever ridden.
- Turtle chose his seat on the train across the aisle from Tim in the row behind Megan and Jeff.
- Tickets for unreserved seats in the side aisles are being bought, such is the demand to see this concert.
- At which point, I wondered, would it be ok to get up and move to the empty, inviting seats across the aisle?
- The bus was headed from the Western Wall to an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood on the city's outskirts, and families with children were packed in the seats and aisles.
2Architecturenave lateral feminine
- Folding chairs were snapped open along the aisles and in the choir loft, filling every available surface in order to accommodate the throng who had come to honour Fred.
- Our church family enjoys having our choir standing in the aisles, blending in with the total congregation during congregational singing.
- A narrow chancel originally lay east of the nave and parts of its north wall can still be seen, pierced by the arcade between the nave and the north aisle.
- Internally, the building is divided into a nave, transepts and side aisles composed of ornamental cast-iron columns and girders and a gallery 12 feet wide runs all round the Hall.
- The new grant will be used for repairs to the south nave aisle roof, north nave masonry and leaded light windows.
- The church is later English; and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with porch and tower.
- She walked out into the main room and down the narrow aisle between the pews.
- The service over, he strides down the pew aisle, wiping fingers across his brow.
- There was also a nave with aisles and galleries and a particularly fine church organ.
- The aisles and nave of the church are connected by arches which are held up by 18 imposing stone pillars made from well chiselled limestone.
- Both share the wooden oriel projecting onto the choir, with a private entrance to the rear and a small door leading into the choir aisle.
- Although St George's had to be wider than it was long, he managed to create a central, square nave flanked by galleried aisles, with an apse containing a magnificent tall reredos to the east.
- The nearest people were five or six rows in front of me, and the pews across the aisle were empty for almost a dozen rows.
- The route leads towards the double doors that lead to stairs which go up to the south aisle of the church.
- Around the thirteenth-century north and south choir aisles, the spandrels of the blank arcading have many Green Beasts, including the one shown here.
- I'm an old abandoned church with broken pews and empty aisles.
- White pillars towered above him, and marble guards lined the aisle, stone spears held at the ready.
- In the early 14th century the two nave aisles were rebuilt and the tower arch reconstructed.
- In a gothic cathedral, the nave is flanked by aisles which run parallel to it.
- The interior space was unified by creating level floors for the nave and aisles.
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