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 — préstamo reembolsable al vencimiento
- balloon sail — blooper
2Aviationglobo masculineaeróstato masculine(trip/ride) en globometeorological / weather balloon — globo sonda
- to go over / down like a lead balloon — caer muy mal
- when the balloon goes up — cuando reviente el asunto
3(in comic strip)globo masculinebocadillo masculine
1Aviationir en globoto go ballooning — (ir a) pasear en globo
- The Hall was beautifully decorated for the occasion with coloured balloons, lighting, ribbons and included a full-size cat-walk.
- They're the kind of balloons which when inflated are shaped like round pillows.
- The package contained a funny hat, a stick on mustache, and a bouncing balloon with the rubber band on it.
- It is now colourfully decorated in balloons and streamers.
- 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.
- Many held aloft signs, waved flags or held multi coloured balloons.
- After he made his promises, a shower of balloons and confetti sealed the audience's excitement as well.
- The committee had a four-course meal, upmarket wines, auction prizes, 2000 balloons and other decorations and a Perth band lined up.
- The gym was crowded and decorated with balloons and streamers.
- Coloured cut outs of red hearts, and heart-shaped balloons, decorated the walls and roof in the dimly lit ballroom.
- 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.
- Local residents pulled out all the stops to make Santa feel welcome, with balloons and decorations.
- Clad in their red and white costumes bearing similar coloured balloons and ribbons they enjoyed their participation.
- She grabbed my hand and led me through a front door that was heavily decorated with balloons and streamers.
- Those who attended were greeted with a splendid display of colour with helium balloons, banners and flags festooning the walls of the Glenside.
- Decorate your home inexpensively with loads of balloons and streamers.
- Other similarly coloured decorations included flowers, balloons, the cake and the reception at the Hanover International.
- The place was well decorated, with balloons and streamers hanging everywhere.
- Some less-obvious (but easily acquired) tools include balloons and a rubber mallet.
- But all in all, I could understand hot-air balloon aviators' fascination with the sport.
- The finale is especially charming when the Italians climb into hot-air balloons to set off for their homeland.
- Hot-air balloons are controlled by adding or reducing the heat, which adjusts the air density within it.
- Hot-air balloons were released and one drifted into some women dressed as Dixie Belles.
- 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.
- Colorful hot-air balloons have loaned their construction technology to the builders of air-formed dome buildings.
- The blast of red hot air filled the balloon, lifting them high into the air.
- A puppy dropped by parachute from a hot-air balloon descends safely into the garden of a secret convent.
- Throughout the weekend, static and moving displays, concours, passenger rides, funfairs and hot air balloons will all add to the atmosphere.
- Marc Sluszny is a record-holder in bungee jumping from a hot-air balloon and in aerobatics hang-gliding.
- Another surreal moment came during the middle of a hot-air balloon ride over Serengeti National Park.
- 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.
- Just as an object less dense than water rises to the surface, our balloon filled with hot air rises through the surrounding air.
- There was enough gossip going around to fill a hot air balloon, but I was happy to say I was never the topic.
- Yet, it was not until 1783 that the Montgolfier brothers in France first overcame gravity in their hot-air balloon.
- Then the group hopped out of the hot air balloon basket and looked upwards towards the dark, gloomy sky.
- When the heater kicks on, it fills your robe like a hot-air balloon.
- Tethered hot air balloons and helicopter flights were among the other attractions at the festival.
- One of the hot air balloon races he participated in produced a record-breaking trip from Japan to California.
- It is a big aircraft, which acts more like a hot air balloon than airplane, because of its slow speed and reactions.
- One fragment with the smile intact rests a step above the Moor's head, as wordless cartoon balloons float in dumb surprise above.
- As in comic strips, dots trail up to the balloon, indicating you are thinking.
- ‘One word balloon in From Hell completely hijacked my life,’ he explains.
- When applicable, Robinson will overlap his word balloons.
- The dog's comments are audible and visible in a cartoon balloon.
- The original version is censored, using goofy Batman inspired cartoon balloon words to block out some excessively gory details.
- You've mentioned the haiku-like or telegram-like quality of word balloons in comics.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ottaviani's recreation of the conversation is seriously limited by the confines of cartoon balloons and a mere six panels on a page.
- 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.
- What difference does it make that he's reading his words on pages of color and ink, the dialogue in word balloons?
- Readers may not even notice some of the more radical elements like word balloons that get cut off by the panel borders.
- It was finished artwork, and they would ask me to, you know, insert a comma in a word balloon.
- This is because the noble medium of funny pictures and word balloons is often derided as juvenile and strictly a boys' own pastime.
- As he read the printed words in the balloons that floated above Dagwood and Blondie he drummed his fingers on the table.
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