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!
- to leave sb holding the bag — cargarle el muerto a algn
- 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.
- They turn up with bags full of beer.
- He was standing next to me with a bag at his feet and he kept dipping into this bag and fiddling about with something.
- What book should you throw into your beach bag?
- Re-using bags over and over certainly makes better economic and environmental sense than just dumping them after one use.
- Eve smiled and sat down at the foot of the bed watching her daughter open the brown bag.
- People would come in and drop off bags of clothes by the carload, many of the items still with the tags on them.
- You don't have to lug a bag of useful stuff around everywhere you go.
- The only reason I was complaining was because my bag was so heavy.
- In his old school he had to carry his bag with him everywhere.
- 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.
- Pupils lined up outsides schools clutching brand new bags eager to return to class.
- The women going about their shopping all carried baskets or shopping bags, not a plastic carrier in sight.
- A neighbour said he had reported one of the detained men after seeing him carrying a bag containing letters.
- He was carrying two bags containing a total of £40,000.
- I ran to the truck and grabbed my bag.
- All of the bags can be folded and stuffed inside the largest bag.
- On her way to breakfast, she grabbed her gym bag.
- I was carrying a shopping bag from a high street clothes shop.
- I walk lazily to the kitchen and start emptying the bags.
1.2(piece of luggage)maleta femininevalija feminine River Platepetaca feminine Mexicohe packed his bags and left — hizo las maletas y se fue
- where are your bags? — ¿dónde está su equipaje?
- Checking into Hotel Residence ‘Le Rose’, his only luggage was a small bag.
- It didn't make me unpack my bags and cancel my flight, but it was quite an omen.
- The terminal was evacuated while a suspect bag at left luggage was investigated.
- Standing up quickly, Carrie went to her closet and took out her luggage bag.
- Early last season he was lifting a luggage bag from a hotel lift when he twinged something.
- After she unpacked her bags and organized her belongings, Wendy decided to put her shower on hold and stroll around the ship.
- 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.
- 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.
- Steve put the suit back into a luggage bag, put the combination lock onto it, then put it back under his desk.
- 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 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 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.
- The bag was discovered among luggage from the commuter trains lost after the attacks.
- I arrived home, my arms weighed down with bags, my luggage.
- I got changed and started re-packing my stuff from my bag into a suitcase.
- You can spend hundreds of pounds on luggage or bungee an overnight bag to the luggage rack.
- She turned around, picked up her bag, the only piece of luggage she had.
- 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?
1.3(bagful)bolsa feminineto be a bagof bones — ser un costal de huesos / un esqueleto
- And then Santa arrived with his bag of Christmas gifts for everyone, courtesy of the Abbeyleix Goose Club draw.
- 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.
- The two fled, leaving the bag of cash and a sawn-off shotgun.
- 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.
- Still, there was a large bag of unknown contents hoisted in by a footman.
- I get there and I buy a bag of chips and a pop with the little amount of money that I have left.
- Unstacking some containers in the corner, she pulled out a bag of rice.
- They just wanted me to donate, monthly, the equivalent amount to half a bag of tea-bags.
- 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.
- His winces and stammers come from the one bag of acting tricks, marked ‘flopsweat.’
- I am readmitted to the hospital and intravenously plugged into a bag of Dilaudid - hospital heroin.
- Tina smiles at her stepson, Cary, who is eating an entire bag of Ruffles and a container of French onion dip.
- 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.
- By the TV, a full bag of recyclables had fallen over, spilling its contents onto the otherwise clean floor.
- The blonde was hovering over a bag of feed and a green five gallon bucket.
- She brings it to a tall table, where Rachel's cousin Luis sits stone-faced with a bag of microwaved popcorn.
- Visitors to the show will receive a lace bag of wedding favours, five sugared almonds which traditionally convey blessing, with a Bible text inside.
- There were 3 possible destinations: over her trainers, into her popcorn container or into my bag of chocolate brazils.
- In my day, we had to be content with a bag of Tayto Crisps and a bottle of Cidona…
- 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.
1.4(in hunting)piezas cobradasa mixed bag
- today's concert is a mixed bag — en el concierto de hoy habrá de todo un poco / para todos los gustos
- my students were a very mixed bagindeed — tenía un grupo de alumnos muy heterogéneo
- in the bag
- we can start celebrating: the contract is in the bag — tenemos el contrato en el bote
- It was very vexatious; but still three lions were not a bad bag for one gun before dinner.
- "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."
- Also, the agency is considering proposing an increase in the deer bag limit in those counties.
- Not a great bag, but more than enough to win this tournament tonight.
- The bag limit for unlisted native fish, which previously had no limit, will now be set at 10.
- An illusion of an inner street, not a bad bag for the courtyard hunter.
- 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.
- In all of the zones where the hunting of this species is authorized, the bag limit is one moose per two hunters per year.
- It's fairly unlikely that the council will recommend further cuts in the scaup bag limit for the coming season.
- The daily bag limit can include no more than 2 white-tipped (white-fronted doves).
- The federal framework also modified the daily bag limit for the four-day season in the SWDA.
- 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.
- A zero bag limit will now apply to wobbegong sharks.
- Looking at photos of other teal hunters' bags, most seem to hold a high percentage of adult male bluewings.
2.1(of skin)bolsa feminineto have bags under one's eyes — tener ojeras
- 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.
- The product was reformulated, and we don't know if today's Preparation H would be at all helpful against wrinkles or bags.
- This is the magic potion/formula that will make everything all right/my skin smoother/my bags less defined.
- His hair was starting to gray around the edges, and his eyes were sunken, hidden away behind bags and wrinkles that were now forming.
- But let's not forget that for all those wrinkles and those bags under her eyes, Maine Road is still a fabulous stadium.
- 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.
- I was absolutely shattered, wearing a Burberry cagoule and a pair of sunglasses to hide the bags under my eyes.
- Sloppy jeans, baggy top, red and sore nose, black bags under my eyes and scabby skin all courtesy of the cold virus.
- A face has no character unless it moves, and the fleeting emotions animate the ingrained ones, the battle-damage - lines, bags, wrinkles.
- When the blood circulation is slowed, some blood will collect around the eye which leads to dark circles, eye bags and wrinkles.
- His face was wrinkled, large black bags under his eyes.
- He looked tired and worn out, with pale skin and purple bags under his eyes.
- I ignored the bags under my eyes and the weight I was losing.
- My eyes looked bloodshot, there were dark, heavy bags under them, and my naturally sun-kissed skin looked incredibly pale.
- 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.
- She was aware of her pasty skin, of the bags under her eyes, and of the drawn look on her face without his comments.
- She highlights slightly pimply skin, bags under eyes and flesh taut with baby fat.
- Or use Photoshop to take out the wrinkles and bags under your eyes.
2.2(in clothing)bolsa feminine
3.1informal (a lot)cantidad feminine informalmontones informalpilas River Plate informalthere's bags of room — hay cantidad / montones de sitio informal
- The world is a pretty place, you have bags of energy, and you even look forward to a train ride in to work.
- They had a decent first half and a very good second half while Hearts, despite bags of effort, had an off day.
- A talented young outfit who boast bags of ability and an enthusiasm to match.
- He showed again he is comfortable on the ball, has bags of skill and when he tackles you, you stay tackled.
- 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.
- Jeremy Noseda's colt has bags of speed and scope and will not be easily denied.
- A clever premise, lots of clever ideas interwoven into the plot and just bags and bags of fun.
- Perhaps someone who has just retired and has bags of energy could come on board.
- On the nose there are bags of ripe yeast underlined by musty hayshed flavours.
- Rossendale came up against a team not only top of the league but also a side playing with bags of confidence.
- Only a single score down and bags of attrition time still left to play.
- Venus in Pisces is a further sign she has bags of acting and musical talent.
- Use a good, cheap cut like shoulder which becomes really tender the longer it cooks and has bags of flavour.
- 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.
- This is a delicious game bird, with bags of flavour and little or no fat.
- There are still bags of sunshine every day and if you can get out of the wind there's some real power in it.
- At their best, Chilean wines are unctuously juicy and intense, with bags of exotic ripe fruit.
- He had looks, he had charm, he had talent, and he had bags of money, of course.
- We have bags of potential but I am sick of that word, we need to start winning.
(a lot)pantalones anchos
- I wear a pair of bags, a dirty sweater, and go without hat or shoes and stockings.
- 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.
4informal(unpleasant woman)bruja feminine informal
5slang, dated(area of interest)pop music is not my bag — la música pop no es lo mío
1(put in bag)(rubbish/vegetables) meter en una bolsa
2(in hunting)(rabbit/pheasant) cazar(rabbit/pheasant) cobrar
1(trousers) hacer bolsas
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