In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person/rocket) ascender formalHe ascended into heaven — subió a los cielos
- The emotional turmoil naturally accompanying Jotham's situation inspired him to ascend the hill and shout to the men of Shechem to listen to his story.
- The trapper had seen enough wolves with their packs during his life to know one when he saw it, and stayed far from the baron and his entourage of eighty men, even as they ascended the mountain.
- Each year, thousands of devotees ascend the mountain at midnight under a full moon, chanting mantras, to offer their gifts to the ancestral spirits.
- A tide of men and women flowed in their direction, everyone ascending the hill.
- As we ascended a rolling mountain, a man crossed the road ahead of the bus and waved the driver over.
- As he ascended the mountain, he was surrounded by thousands of his companions reciting the talbiyah and the takbir.
- On our mountain safari we ascend spectacular mountain passes, traverse hairpin bends, rolling green hills and dramatic and awe-inspiring sandstone cliffs.
- Moses ascends the mountain, talks with Yahweh, and comes back with clay tablets.
- As Clyde ascended the mountain, the sky began to clear.
- We ascended the hill and passed through Montmartre, a little touristy but still very picturesque.
- However, a botanist who climbed many peaks in Colorado, Edwin James, ascended the mountain in 1820.
- To that end, Mount Eerie is a five-song story cycle about a boy who is born, greets the sun, ascends a mountain, dies, and then has a massive, post-mortem revelation.
- Now he and the inner circle of disciples ascend the mountain.
- The climbers will ascend the mountains of Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowdon in Wales as part of their trek.
- We began to ascend the hill and for a while we had to concentrate on nothing more than the slippery climb.
- She slowly ascended the little hill, and reached the back porch.
- The coyote slowly ascended the mountain, sweat glistening on his brow, his thoughts lost in the events of the previous day.
- Back then we had planned to ascend the mountain in traditional style, positioning camps as we climbed, and we had established Camp One at about 19,000 feet.
- Those who ascend the summit of the mountain are rewarded with unparalleled views of the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro and the Rift Valleys.
- This meant that in a 43-year period, 61 Chinese mountaineers have ascended the peak on 14 occasions.
2(scale/spiral/slope) ascendentein ascending order — en orden ascendente
1formal(steps) subir(mountain) escalar(mountain) subir ato ascend the throne — ascender al trono
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