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(container)bolsa femininea paper/plastic bag — una bolsa de papel/plástico
- yes sir, no sir, three bags full sir! — ¡sí señor, no señor, lo que mande el señor!
- Together they carry their shopping bags to the wide, red front door and slip inside their house without exchanging a word, or even a glance.
- All of the bags can be folded and stuffed inside the largest bag.
- They turn up with bags full of beer.
- A neighbour said he had reported one of the detained men after seeing him carrying a bag containing letters.
- Eve smiled and sat down at the foot of the bed watching her daughter open the brown bag.
- Pupils lined up outsides schools clutching brand new bags eager to return to class.
- Re-using bags over and over certainly makes better economic and environmental sense than just dumping them after one use.
- On her way to breakfast, she grabbed her gym bag.
- What book should you throw into your beach bag?
- People would come in and drop off bags of clothes by the carload, many of the items still with the tags on them.
- He was carrying two bags containing a total of £40,000.
- I walk lazily to the kitchen and start emptying the bags.
- I ran to the truck and grabbed my bag.
- You don't have to lug a bag of useful stuff around everywhere you go.
- He quickly noticed the bags filled with orchids, which had been plucked from his park by the lanky guy now standing near a flatbed truck.
- The only reason I was complaining was because my bag was so heavy.
- The women going about their shopping all carried baskets or shopping bags, not a plastic carrier in sight.
- He was standing next to me with a bag at his feet and he kept dipping into this bag and fiddling about with something.
- I was carrying a shopping bag from a high street clothes shop.
- In his old school he had to carry his bag with him everywhere.
1.2(piece of luggage)maleta femininevalija feminine River Platepetaca feminine Mexicowhere are your bags? — ¿dónde está su equipaje?
- Standing up quickly, Carrie went to her closet and took out her luggage bag.
- She turned around, picked up her bag, the only piece of luggage she had.
- After she unpacked her bags and organized her belongings, Wendy decided to put her shower on hold and stroll around the ship.
- You can spend hundreds of pounds on luggage or bungee an overnight bag to the luggage rack.
- When I pull my luggage (a bag and a laptop) on to the taxi, the driver asked where I were going.
- He put his bag in a luggage rack and as more passengers got on the train he was pushed further away from it.
- How about buying a piece of luggage that consolidates your bags into a single carry-on that complies with all the rules and your needs?
- Mr Manly said a forced door leading from the check-in area could have allowed someone to plant a bag with a Pan Am luggage label where bags were loaded on to planes.
- The bag was discovered among luggage from the commuter trains lost after the attacks.
- Early last season he was lifting a luggage bag from a hotel lift when he twinged something.
- I came to find Kwang-Su Oppa, and by chance I met him at the airport this afternoon when I was getting my bags from the luggage claim.
- It didn't make me unpack my bags and cancel my flight, but it was quite an omen.
- I got changed and started re-packing my stuff from my bag into a suitcase.
- By the time her husband returned home that Sunday evening, his bags were packed and set out in the living room, and a hotel reservation had been made for him.
- The terminal was evacuated while a suspect bag at left luggage was investigated.
- Checking into Hotel Residence ‘Le Rose’, his only luggage was a small bag.
- Steve put the suit back into a luggage bag, put the combination lock onto it, then put it back under his desk.
- I arrived home, my arms weighed down with bags, my luggage.
- The woman ushered Halle into the small 2-room apartment, and grabbed one of Halle's black luggage bags.
- I just entered with my luggage, just a bag and I was put in the last room.
- I am readmitted to the hospital and intravenously plugged into a bag of Dilaudid - hospital heroin.
- By the TV, a full bag of recyclables had fallen over, spilling its contents onto the otherwise clean floor.
- Visitors to the show will receive a lace bag of wedding favours, five sugared almonds which traditionally convey blessing, with a Bible text inside.
- The blonde was hovering over a bag of feed and a green five gallon bucket.
- But he was never very good at putting things back together so that one of his friends bet another a bag of sweets that Stephen would never amount to anything.
- She brings it to a tall table, where Rachel's cousin Luis sits stone-faced with a bag of microwaved popcorn.
- Unstacking some containers in the corner, she pulled out a bag of rice.
- There were 3 possible destinations: over her trainers, into her popcorn container or into my bag of chocolate brazils.
- Weighing just 1lb 14 oz, Caitlan is lighter than a bag of sugar, but she has shown a will to live that far outweighs her size.
- Tina smiles at her stepson, Cary, who is eating an entire bag of Ruffles and a container of French onion dip.
- His winces and stammers come from the one bag of acting tricks, marked ‘flopsweat.’
- The two fled, leaving the bag of cash and a sawn-off shotgun.
- The routes are remote and just arduous enough to appreciate the stops when Pedro the muleteer will pull down a freezer bag of home-made lemonade and a bottle of fino.
- And then Santa arrived with his bag of Christmas gifts for everyone, courtesy of the Abbeyleix Goose Club draw.
- He said one method used to gauge a child's awareness of drug abuse is to ask them to draw the contents of ‘a bag of drugs’ found in the street.
- The armed robbers, one of them wearing a balaclava, demanded the publican hand over a large bag of cash as he was about to step into his silver Mercedes.
- They just wanted me to donate, monthly, the equivalent amount to half a bag of tea-bags.
- In my day, we had to be content with a bag of Tayto Crisps and a bottle of Cidona…
- I get there and I buy a bag of chips and a pop with the little amount of money that I have left.
- Still, there was a large bag of unknown contents hoisted in by a footman.
1.4(in hunting)piezas cobradas femininecat, bag
- Also, the agency is considering proposing an increase in the deer bag limit in those counties.
- I was pleased with 24-7 because thats not a bad bag.
- The bag limit had been a single whitefront for many years prior to that.
- I love duck hunting but it's hard for me to get on the water at 5 in the morning and then have my hunt over in 10 minutes because I have taken my bag limit.
- In all of the zones where the hunting of this species is authorized, the bag limit is one moose per two hunters per year.
- Looking at photos of other teal hunters' bags, most seem to hold a high percentage of adult male bluewings.
- The bag limit for unlisted native fish, which previously had no limit, will now be set at 10.
- Not a great bag, but more than enough to win this tournament tonight.
- "Twenty pounds is not a bad bag," he said. "But I just didn't realize what it was going to take. I was in 51st place."
- The federal framework also modified the daily bag limit for the four-day season in the SWDA.
- It was very vexatious; but still three lions were not a bad bag for one gun before dinner.
- It's fairly unlikely that the council will recommend further cuts in the scaup bag limit for the coming season.
- An illusion of an inner street, not a bad bag for the courtyard hunter.
- A zero bag limit will now apply to wobbegong sharks.
- The daily bag limit can include no more than 2 white-tipped (white-fronted doves).
2.1(of skin)bolsa feminineto have bags under one's eyes — (dark rings) tener ojeras
- His hair was starting to gray around the edges, and his eyes were sunken, hidden away behind bags and wrinkles that were now forming.
- I ignored the bags under my eyes and the weight I was losing.
- Mercia was watching her parent's faces; sallow skin, dark bags under their lifeless eyes.
- I can only remember a glimpse of him: dark bags under his eyes, loose pant and bluish shirt.
- She was aware of her pasty skin, of the bags under her eyes, and of the drawn look on her face without his comments.
- My eyes looked bloodshot, there were dark, heavy bags under them, and my naturally sun-kissed skin looked incredibly pale.
- A face has no character unless it moves, and the fleeting emotions animate the ingrained ones, the battle-damage - lines, bags, wrinkles.
- His face was wrinkled, large black bags under his eyes.
- Or use Photoshop to take out the wrinkles and bags under your eyes.
- Sloppy jeans, baggy top, red and sore nose, black bags under my eyes and scabby skin all courtesy of the cold virus.
- The product was reformulated, and we don't know if today's Preparation H would be at all helpful against wrinkles or bags.
- When the blood circulation is slowed, some blood will collect around the eye which leads to dark circles, eye bags and wrinkles.
- Before she came on this trip she would have seen a stick-thin girl, with ratty blonde hair, blotchy skin and bags under her eyes.
- She highlights slightly pimply skin, bags under eyes and flesh taut with baby fat.
- I was absolutely shattered, wearing a Burberry cagoule and a pair of sunglasses to hide the bags under my eyes.
- This is the magic potion/formula that will make everything all right/my skin smoother/my bags less defined.
- He looked tired and worn out, with pale skin and purple bags under his eyes.
- His face was wrinkled, and the bags under his eyes did not help to make him look any younger.
- A similar incision is made along the lower lash line to remove undereye bags and skin.
- But let's not forget that for all those wrinkles and those bags under her eyes, Maine Road is still a fabulous stadium.
2.2(in clothing)bolsa feminine
3.1informal (a lot)cantidad feminine informalmontones masculine informalpilas feminine River Plate informalthere's bags of room — hay pilas de sitio River Plate informal
- There is bags of power from way down the rev range and loads of poke in the middle where it is needed for safe overtaking.
- I imagined that at the end I'd have bags of information, anecdotes and observations.
- At their best, Chilean wines are unctuously juicy and intense, with bags of exotic ripe fruit.
- Perhaps someone who has just retired and has bags of energy could come on board.
- This is a delicious game bird, with bags of flavour and little or no fat.
- They had a decent first half and a very good second half while Hearts, despite bags of effort, had an off day.
- We have bags of potential but I am sick of that word, we need to start winning.
- Only a single score down and bags of attrition time still left to play.
- A clever premise, lots of clever ideas interwoven into the plot and just bags and bags of fun.
- Venus in Pisces is a further sign she has bags of acting and musical talent.
- Jeremy Noseda's colt has bags of speed and scope and will not be easily denied.
- He showed again he is comfortable on the ball, has bags of skill and when he tackles you, you stay tackled.
- On the nose there are bags of ripe yeast underlined by musty hayshed flavours.
- When I was 21, it was easier to put up with things when you thought you had bags of time to get where you wanted to be.
- The world is a pretty place, you have bags of energy, and you even look forward to a train ride in to work.
- Rossendale came up against a team not only top of the league but also a side playing with bags of confidence.
- A talented young outfit who boast bags of ability and an enthusiasm to match.
- He had looks, he had charm, he had talent, and he had bags of money, of course.
- Use a good, cheap cut like shoulder which becomes really tender the longer it cooks and has bags of flavour.
- There are still bags of sunshine every day and if you can get out of the wind there's some real power in it.
3.2British Clothingpantalones anchos masculine
- Don't you lose any time about your absolutions, - washing, you know; but just jump into a pair of bags and Wellingtons; clap a top-coat on you, and button it up to the chin, and there you are, ready dressed in the twinkling of a bed-post.
- I wear a pair of bags, a dirty sweater, and go without hat or shoes and stockings.
4informal(unpleasant woman)bruja feminine informal
- On the news this morning, the old bag was saying that the visitor figures for the fountain had far exceeded their predictions.
- What probably really happened is that the old bag didn't want any dark skin hands near her purist Jewish skin and she was left their to fend for herself.
- Once I heard little more than static coming from my earpiece, I decided to humor the old bag.
- It is a devastating piece, one that rises to violence, and yet director Marcus Romer rightly judges that Mag should not be a one-note, sour old bag.
- He loathed the old bag more than Liz ever did, despite sharing the same political views.
- Perhaps it makes me seem like an old bag, but it does feel intimidating to face a gang of people, of whatever age, with intimidating body language.
- I started with a right hook, and before I knew it I was nearly punching the stuffing out of that old bag.
- Tommie had to contain his laughter at how angry the old bag was getting.
- It was the most boring two hours I'd ever spent in a theater, nothing but these wrinkled old bags in Indian hats hugging each other and crying.
- But I sure can dream about seeing a bullet lodged it that old bag's skull.
- The old bag that gets terribly angry if neighbours leave their junkmail sitting on and around the letterboxes?
- Once they had lost the old bag, the six calmly went down the stairs.
- I would probably refuse to go out with the man simply because of the snoopy old bag.
- You are sounding like that old bag that's in charge of making sure I am somewhat of a lady.
- How many times is the old bag going to play Lara Croft?
- Doubtless your sisters-in-law will think you a patronising, self-righteous old bag, but you can't have it all ways.
- Old bag, he thought to himself as he walked into the indicated room and settled into a chair.
- I guess I was taking too long, because the old bag came right into the room!
- My good lady offered it to some old bag for £3 and she toddled off shaking her head.
- I thought my words were going to change the world but that's all gone now and I'm just a jaded old bag.
transitive verbbagged, bagging
1(put in bag)(vegetables/rubbish) meter en una bolsa
- I remember going to my job afterwards bagging groceries and I wondered if the customers had any idea what I had been doing earlier.
- After that, they were bagged up for shipping and stored in the freezer until a truck came to get them.
- At the last count, more than £920 had been banked and there was more than £100 in loose change waiting to be bagged up.
- It was generally bagged up with everything else and sent for land-fill.
- The only things that go into my kitchen bin are the sometimes unavoidable plastic wrappings and, guess what, they don't have to be bagged up to throw out!
- Between them they had done the same with Carl's gear which had been bagged up in black plastic refuse sacks.
- So, the computer's got to be moved onto a small coffee table temporarily, and my clothes are either bagged up or hung in various locations at random!
- Oh, and that digital frock of hers has been bagged up and sent to Oxfam.
- They were bagged up to be taken away by Trading Standards officers for investigation.
- The commercial side of shipping continues to be busy, with ships arriving from Latvia carrying bagged fertiliser.
- Under protocols to protect against asbestos contamination, fire personnel and equipment had to be hosed down, while their kit was bagged up and sent for specialist cleaning.
- Sometimes, kids overlook grocery jobs for teens simply because they think the only job available is bagging groceries.
- During the spring, when the money ran out, Alma got a job at the local grocery store, bagging food for women who never even looked at her face.
- When they went to her wardrobes, her clothes were neatly bagged up with instructions of which charity they should go to.
- Leaves can be bagged up (it would help if the council supplied special bags for this) and collected later.
- You were bagging groceries, but I don't think that's your real job (you were dressed as if you were a manager or something.)
- ‘We want to let people know that we do need help, whether it's in planning the event, bagging the straw nearer the day or the range of activities such as setting off the runners,’ she said.
- These items were bagged, and carried by the plaintiff.
- When fruit or vegetables got a bit old, they would be bagged up ready to be passed on to customers.
- Estrada believes she lost her diamond ring while bagging sweets for a customer.
2.1(in hunting)(pheasant/rabbit) cazar(pheasant/rabbit) cobrar
- Other than dove hunters, nobody bagged much out of this session.
- Are fishing seasons and bag limits keeping marine fish stocks healthy?
- The free event is open to hunters bagging white-tailed deer, mule deer, or antelope in Texas during the past year.
- It is our Ivory anniversary, so I'm off out to bag me an elephant.
- The goal with professional hunter Gordon Duncan of Shangaan Hunters in Zimbabwe was to bag a Cape buffalo.
- Field lessons learned Dove hunting can be a casual event, and many birds are bagged by hunters walking in the open or standing near vehicles, giving no thought to hiding.
- Fishing close to the margins with meat, Dallton was bagging the odd nice carp until the intervention of a beast of 15-10 catapulted him to the top of the prize list.
- Wealthy Britons pay tens of thousands to bag a lion, elephant or polar bear in trophy hunts that recreate images of a bygone colonial era
- Tom bagged a good sized deer and said how it would be a good idea for us to go back to his place for a meal.
- Last year's statistics reveal that 1183 foreign hunters bagged over 8900 animals in the province at a cost of over R44,5 million.
- She bagged a deer on her very first shoot, but found it more difficult when asked to go stalking alone.
- But on that one day, Graham bagged something much more significant than a wolf or a quail…
- Oooh, that's gotta hurt - you go hunting and the only member of the party who bags anything is your dog.
- We also follow Roy, from Texas, as he goes on safari to bag himself a special animal for the show.
- Baiting with corn, he bagged half a dozen carp, with fish up to 7lb, for his 25 lb 12 oz.
- It was not unusual for a hunter to bag up to 40 geese or widgeon with one shot with this method.
- I was nervous, but rather chuffed to have bagged such a fine specimen.
- Kerry claims to have come-this-close to bagging a 16-point buck out on the cape.
2.2British informal→ bags
intransitive verbbagged, bagging
1(trousers) hacer bolsas
- I'm tired of being the 5'7 115lb runt in a group of much larger kids, and i'm tired of clothes bagging off of my scrawny body.
- To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth.
- If I am wearing pantyhose, I double check to ensure there is no laughable bagging at the ankles.
- The cloak he wore bagged over his body, making his frail stature appear sturdier.
- Instantly, he felt himself become smaller, his clothes bagging like a boy dressing up in his father's things.
- He looked small and young with my clothes bagging off his thin frame, but his face had matured.
- He smiled innocently, pulling his shirt up and letting his checkered pants bag low under his hips.
- Premium prewashed cotton with a touch of Lycra elastane holds its shape without bagging at the knees.
- My mom and dad came out dressed in their snow gear, and Raine stumbled out with her mess of cute, layered sweaters, snow boots with her pants bagging low.
- The real results are the most promising: dropped two sizes, clothes bagging off, muscle definition and, best of all, people saying, What are you doing?"
- I feel there is nothing wrong with bagging pants as long as your actual underwear and behind is not showing.
- Choosing the next size larger, the women will only experience sagging and bagging at the ankles after wearing them a short period of time.
- Her jeans, partially soaked from splashing onto the street, now seemed almost like they were made for her, because as she moved they moved too, not bagging at the knees.
- So what if my pants are bagging at the ankles and I have to keep pulling them up every 5 seconds.
- Even he himself could not even begin to imagine, his gangly frame, messy unsettled jet black hair gleaming, his green eyes shining, his huge elephant skin like clothes bagging off of him.
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