In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1US(luggage)equipaje masculineideological/political baggage — bagaje ideológico/político masculine
- before noun baggage allowance — límite de equipaje
- baggage car — furgón de equipajes
- baggage carousel — cinta transportadora (de equipajes)
- baggage cart — carrito
- baggage check-in — facturación de equipaje
- baggage checkroom — (checkroom) consigna
- baggage compartment — compartimento de equipaje
- baggage hall — zona de recogida de equipaje
- baggage handling — handling
- baggage locker — casilla de la consigna automática
- baggage room — consigna
- She travels with her baggage allowance of 70 pounds.
- Since the light aircraft from Christchurch to Napier can hardly lift nearly three tonnes of baggage, the luggage has to come via road after taking a lengthy detour.
- Each weighs up to 20 kilograms - your baggage allowance on an economy flight.
- Unbeknown to him, a poison challis was slipped into his personal baggage.
- He plans to wean passengers off checked-in luggage over the long term, eliminating the need for baggage handling, suitcase holding areas and lost property.
- The second plank of the prosecution case is forensic, with claims that drug and explosive residue was discovered on baggage belonging to the men.
- Travellers are regularly being advised to ‘Keep all your personal baggage with you at all times’.
- A sheet left inside suitcase luggage or travel baggage can prevent musty odors.
- The first thing on the agenda is off loading our baggage and going through customs.
- Carry-on baggage and luggage that is checked in will also be weighed.
- The bus driver unloaded all suitcases and other baggage from the trunk.
- And it was written down that he would arrive at Heathrow airport in April 2001 with just a suitcase for baggage and a head filled with dreams.
- I have packed my bags and baggage ready to go when I can and it's soon I'll book my passage home to the Isle of Man.
- A 30 kg baggage allowance would enable us to cart most of India's artefacts home with us.
- A policy should normally cover your belongings and baggage, but again look carefully at exclusions, excesses and ceilings on each claim.
- The new regulation closes a major loophole by extending customs law to include personal baggage, typically used in the small-scale traffic of counterfeit items.
- The new powers, announced yesterday, include the authority to search personal baggage of travellers arriving from countries outside the European Union.
- United's baggage allowance on domestic flights does indeed limit suitcases to 50 pounds each.
- Now under baggage handling, full luggage goes to the first floor of the airport and then comes back to the ground floor because of the lack of space.
- To increase the meagre 15 kg baggage allowance to 20 kg costs an extra 15.
2informal(woman)bruja feminine informal
- And he said she was a baggage to have said what she had said.
- "She's a baggage, is that Rose Watson," she said, addressing a vagrant black-beetle in the kitchen which she had failed to squash, "with no more heart than a dead heifer."
- She's a baggage, and shall never see another penny of mine,--that's flat!
- I always knew she was a baggage.
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