In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(toy)globo masculinebomba feminine Colombiachimbomba feminine Central Americaballoon loan — préstamo balloon masculine
- balloon sail — blooper
- The package contained a funny hat, a stick on mustache, and a bouncing balloon with the rubber band on it.
- Coloured cut outs of red hearts, and heart-shaped balloons, decorated the walls and roof in the dimly lit ballroom.
- Local residents pulled out all the stops to make Santa feel welcome, with balloons and decorations.
- Those who attended were greeted with a splendid display of colour with helium balloons, banners and flags festooning the walls of the Glenside.
- The gym was crowded and decorated with balloons and streamers.
- Clad in their red and white costumes bearing similar coloured balloons and ribbons they enjoyed their participation.
- The Murfits ensured everything was organised for the party with colourful balloons, streamers and of course the cake - a black forest gateau.
- The gaily coloured banners and balloons decorating the streets give the impression of an impromptu homecoming party.
- Decorate your home inexpensively with loads of balloons and streamers.
- Smaller balloons are then inflated around the main structure, and the process repeated to create mini-igloos for the guests and staff to sleep in.
- She grabbed my hand and led me through a front door that was heavily decorated with balloons and streamers.
- The committee had a four-course meal, upmarket wines, auction prizes, 2000 balloons and other decorations and a Perth band lined up.
- They're the kind of balloons which when inflated are shaped like round pillows.
- After he made his promises, a shower of balloons and confetti sealed the audience's excitement as well.
- It is now colourfully decorated in balloons and streamers.
- Many held aloft signs, waved flags or held multi coloured balloons.
- Other similarly coloured decorations included flowers, balloons, the cake and the reception at the Hanover International.
- Some less-obvious (but easily acquired) tools include balloons and a rubber mallet.
- The Hall was beautifully decorated for the occasion with coloured balloons, lighting, ribbons and included a full-size cat-walk.
- The place was well decorated, with balloons and streamers hanging everywhere.
2Aviationglobo masculineaeróstato masculine(trip/ride) en globometeorological / weather balloon — globo sonda masculine
- But all in all, I could understand hot-air balloon aviators' fascination with the sport.
- It is a big aircraft, which acts more like a hot air balloon than airplane, because of its slow speed and reactions.
- A puppy dropped by parachute from a hot-air balloon descends safely into the garden of a secret convent.
- Tethered hot air balloons and helicopter flights were among the other attractions at the festival.
- Then the group hopped out of the hot air balloon basket and looked upwards towards the dark, gloomy sky.
- There was enough gossip going around to fill a hot air balloon, but I was happy to say I was never the topic.
- Hot-air balloons are controlled by adding or reducing the heat, which adjusts the air density within it.
- Colorful hot-air balloons have loaned their construction technology to the builders of air-formed dome buildings.
- Hot-air balloons were released and one drifted into some women dressed as Dixie Belles.
- Marc Sluszny is a record-holder in bungee jumping from a hot-air balloon and in aerobatics hang-gliding.
- The blast of red hot air filled the balloon, lifting them high into the air.
- When the heater kicks on, it fills your robe like a hot-air balloon.
- Just as an object less dense than water rises to the surface, our balloon filled with hot air rises through the surrounding air.
- One of the hot air balloon races he participated in produced a record-breaking trip from Japan to California.
- Another surreal moment came during the middle of a hot-air balloon ride over Serengeti National Park.
- Suddenly a hot-air balloon, with a young child in it, appears to be coming down in the field, followed by others running at full pelt, trying to aid a safe landing.
- The team plays an important role in ensuring the balloon is prepared and filled to suit the timing of the launch and to ensure the envelope is ready for take off.
- Throughout the weekend, static and moving displays, concours, passenger rides, funfairs and hot air balloons will all add to the atmosphere.
- The finale is especially charming when the Italians climb into hot-air balloons to set off for their homeland.
- Yet, it was not until 1783 that the Montgolfier brothers in France first overcame gravity in their hot-air balloon.
3(in comic strip)globo masculinebocadillo masculine
- You've mentioned the haiku-like or telegram-like quality of word balloons in comics.
- The dog's comments are audible and visible in a cartoon balloon.
- Ottaviani's recreation of the conversation is seriously limited by the confines of cartoon balloons and a mere six panels on a page.
- As in comic strips, dots trail up to the balloon, indicating you are thinking.
- This is because the noble medium of funny pictures and word balloons is often derided as juvenile and strictly a boys' own pastime.
- One fragment with the smile intact rests a step above the Moor's head, as wordless cartoon balloons float in dumb surprise above.
- As he read the printed words in the balloons that floated above Dagwood and Blondie he drummed his fingers on the table.
- I could write scripts and storyboard style using stick figures and balloons and captions.
- They're confused as to whether one follows the panels across or down, in what order the word balloons are sequenced, and so forth.
- ‘One word balloon in From Hell completely hijacked my life,’ he explains.
- Readers may not even notice some of the more radical elements like word balloons that get cut off by the panel borders.
- The original version is censored, using goofy Batman inspired cartoon balloon words to block out some excessively gory details.
- Practically every panel in the book has something, often a word balloon, but sometimes an arm or a piece of clothing, poking out over the edge.
- The ironic tone is a visual effect produced by encapsulating quoted matter in the balloons - a cartoonish medium that gives us permission to laugh again.
- When applicable, Robinson will overlap his word balloons.
- It was finished artwork, and they would ask me to, you know, insert a comma in a word balloon.
- What difference does it make that he's reading his words on pages of color and ink, the dialogue in word balloons?
4also balloon flaskmatraz masculine
1Aviationir en globoto go ballooning — (ir a) pasear en globo
- When it comes to chasing someone on land, it will leave you dumbfounded as it cruises at a supersonic speed with its belly ballooned like heavy grit.
- It split down the middle to reveal a light lavender petticoat and the sleeves ballooned out, at the top, and cascaded down, past her hands, ending in a waterfall of silky material.
- We're still trying to figure out why in the heck the lines ballooned out the way they did.
- If for some reason your wing collapses in a freak wind, the chute will balloon back to shape within seconds.
- It was quite billowy, and the sleeves ballooned at the wrists.
- Our skirts ballooned out and a putrid smell filled the room, making some of the pupils feel a bit faint.
- I was about to breathe a sigh of relief when they ballooned out and started to parachute down in the middle of the courtyard.
- The sleeves and gowns balloon out with layers of lace in an overstated and flamboyant style.
- Meanwhile, his foot tapped, his eyes closed tight, and his thick cheeks ballooned with air to refill the bladder.
- Mounds of skins rolled from under its chin, arms, and its stomach ballooned out.
- The monstrous plant ballooned out over the rest of the forest like a giant among ants.
- As the movement of the fans increases, the air picks up the cloth and it balloons up into a large shape.
- The necks of old port bottles, for example, usually have a slightly bulbous form, so that the lower part of the cylindrical cork is weakened where it ballooned out and became cone shaped.
- This one was from a different time period and its skirt ballooned, very much like a ball gown a princess of the old times might wear.
- The bottom of the dress ballooned out at the waist, the top being form fitting.
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