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(man) calvo(man) pelón(man) pelado Southern Cone(animal) pelado(animal) sin pelohe's bald — es calvo (/ pelón etc. )
- to go bald — quedarse calvo (/ pelón etc. )
- he's gone bald — está / se ha quedado calvo (/ pelón etc. )
- his bald head shone in the sunlight — la calva le brillaba al sol
- Raja was just 3-weeks-old, bald with no feathers, when he brought him home.
- I noticed that some of the ducks have a bald patch at the back of their heads and that other ducks often attack them here with their beaks.
- They noted that the mutant mice groomed themselves excessively-to the extent of creating bald spots and skin wounds.
- Gadi had all his hair cut off, his head shaven bald.
- Obesity may be seen as bald patches in certain areas where the feather tracts have separated because of large deposits of fat under the skin.
- In addition to a bald spot, the scalp usually has an abnormal appearance.
- A bald chimp links a girl standing on a trolley with a baby perched on a miniature wagon.
- You don't have to go bald, but expect your wallet to get slimmer instead.
- The man, with slightly gray hair, bald on the top of the head, and steely gray eyes, was wearing an expensive suit.
- She pointed to a grim looking giant bald monkey tied to a stall with a bright red glowing collar around its neck.
- This bird has a bald, red face that only a mother could love, but it boasts an incredible nine-foot wingspan and a majesty in flight that rivals any raptor.
- Ted sighed and ran a hand over his head again, rubbing his bald scalp.
- Some monkeys had bald patches caused by over-grooming, a compulsive behaviour caused by stress.
- A person becomes bald if the scalp follicles die and no longer produce new hair.
- ‘Please, sit down you two,’ the gray hair, nearly bald doctor beckoned us to the seats.
- The small bald creature leapt gracefully onto the table and outstretched its whip-like tail and its long paper-thin ears.
- Those stem cells could be grown up and used to get hair growing again on bald scalps.
- Dark hair sprung from his once bald scalp and the wrinkles on his face smoothed out.
- She looks like a disgruntled old man, her ears red, her scalp bald and splotchy.
- Magnor Tanek was old, with fluffy white hair and a bald spot.
- He stares out at us from photographs and self-portraits, bald, bearded and utterly lacking in flamboyance.
- Atman gave the bald creature a studying gaze, and connected another blow, directly on its chin.
- The man is completely bald, lacking even eyebrows.
- A cat with little bald patches is unattractive. And I do so like my cat to be cute.
- The bald cat padded its way across the cobblestoned path, and up to the castle gates.
- There is excitement in the birding world after a bald parrot was reported in the remote Brazilian Mato Grosso region.
- She opened the cabinet and found the bald chicken!
- Martino's head was starting to go bald and he had a round belly.
- Sometimes birds will get feather mites and all their feathers will get eaten away by the mites and the birds are bald until they grow in new ones.
- That penchant for dressing bald rats in sequins and leather is a different story altogether.
- It was like some sort of ghastly empowerment group, of thousands, except it was being chaired by a bald ape who ran hither and yon.
- This form is most common in children and involves red, itchy patches on the scalp, often leaving bald patches.
- A small, just-noticeable tingle started on the top of his bald scalp.
- A pampered pet Shih Tzu dog was left bald after a Hong Kong salon accidentally shaved him when he was taken in for a grooming, a news report said yesterday.
- Unkempt braids of jet-black hair ran down either side of his head, the better part of which had been shaven bald.
- It was the bald guy, his scalp shining under the café's lights.
- I really care about my hair, I do my best in order not to go bald.
- Her head was not completely smooth like a bald human, but had three ridges, one in the middle and one on each side of that.
- In the north we then saw full-up jumping goats, brick buck, bald buck, camel horses and also more cats.
- Stretch was a bald chicken that Moose had plucked all the feathers off.
1.2(worn)(lawn/carpet) pelado(lawn/carpet) con calvas(tire) gastado(tire) liso
- Outside my door was a green leafed bush, which apparently had not gone bald in the wintertime.
- O'Toole quipped the policy was like a car with four bald tyres and, when you opened the boot, the spare was flat.
- Two more involved low-income, illegal car/van pools running both at high speeds and on completely bald tires!
- Its bald expanse colonized by a single stubby tree, the narrow courtyard has the bleak and slightly disturbing aura of a de Chirico painting.
- You could even report your neighbour's bald tyres, unlicensed bulls or smoking in the house - which is a workplace when they have the cleaner or the gas-man in.
- You can drive a pile of rust here, with bald tires, garbage bags for windows and no lights, and no one will say ‘Boo’ about it.
- Tires have built-in wear indicators that appear as a bald strip when there is 1.6 millimeters of tread remaining.
- Work is being done on the pathways round the lakes in order to keep anglers to the paths and hopefully seed the bald areas.
- At the source, a spring tumbled out of the bald hillside into a willow-shaded pool the size of a large table.
- Atkinson's car was found to have three bald tyres - on one of them the steel cord was showing - and the front brakes on one side were seized up.
- As readers will discover, this rare plant species of federal concern grows in bald cypress-tupelo gum swamp forests in the coastal plain.
- The first thing we noticed were the tyres, which were almost bald.
- They launched into a discussion about my personal life while I sat and picked the ground bald of grass.
- Where seedlings had lined out the field only two days before there were bald seed beds splashed with puddles of goose droppings.
- He said one wheel was loose, two tires were bald, and only one of the truck's six air brakes was working properly.
- Fork over bald areas, add some compost and then sow seed or patch with a piece of turf and water in well.
- As this correspondent observed last week, the forests have re-grown and the erstwhile bald hills are now covered in luxurious foliage and flora.
- The officers found nothing wrong until they found one of the tyres was a space-saver and was bald.
- It was an accident that could have happened anywhere and he did not believe that any bald tyres recovered from the crash scene could have come from the bus.
- They headed for Prague, but got stopped on the Czech border because the tyres on their vans were bald.
- Some 24 vehicles were found to have bald tyres while 12 had defective lights.
- Take a look at your lawn and write about the patchy areas of crabgrass and bald spots found.
- When the rubber on the blocks wears out, they need to be replaced, just like bald tires.
- She looks upon an open space of withered grass and tired, bald turf.
- Some buses examined by inspectors in the last year have been found to have defective steering, faulty brakes or even bald tyres.
- The car's tyres were bald; a fork was in the ignition; there were beer bottles all over the car and the road; and all three were aged about 18.
- Police in North Yorkshire yesterday launched a major clampdown on motorist who drive on worn and bald tyres in an attempt to save lives.
- Then, we went by K-mart and bought a few plants for the bald part of the backyard.
- Public transport running on bald tyres on bad roads and with bad brakes is ‘an accident’ waiting to happen.
- When performing this act of charity he notices that one of the other tyres is partially bald, and therefore illegal.
- He glared at me and started writing another ticket for having bald tires!
- What do you think if you did the same thing, resulting in chronic underfunding of your tyre budget, driving around with bald tyres?
- The beautiful hills that used to be covered with bushes and trees are now bald.
2(plain)he made a bald statement of fact — no hizo más que constatar un hecho
- he told me the bald truth — me dijo la verdad pura y simple
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