In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dressing)vendaje masculinehe had a bandage on his arm — llevaba el brazo vendado
- He dealt with that first, smearing salve over the bandage with which he bound the wound, and then attended to the many bruises.
- Giles looked down at the huge, white bulbous bandages swathing her arms and legs.
- She noticed for the first time that her shoes were gone and her heels were bound in clean cloth bandages.
- With treatment, Cara is able to play outside and with friends without being wrapped in bandages to protect her.
- Holding the cloth in his teeth, he managed to cut jagged strips off for bandages.
- The two men spent three hours at Rochdale Infirmary having blood tests and were sent home swathed in bandages.
- As with normal blisters, it is important to keep the area clean and dry, and protect it with a sterile bandage to prevent infection.
- Tourniquets, ligatures, and compression bandages should not be used.
- They examined me, fussed around me, changed the bandages, medicated the wounds.
- She soaked her body again, at the same time soaking the bandage over her wound.
- Buek toiled away, carrying pails of gore from the surgeon's table and tearing up strips of cloth for bandages.
- After this, compression bandages must be worn for a specified number of days.
- Pei said that qualified doctors would have protected the wound with a bandage rather than cotton material.
- Now it is swathed in bandages, and looking pretty sorry for itself.
- There were bandages holding pads to the side of my head, more around my torso and the stinging line across my bicep.
- This I cleaned as well as I could and stitched it up, then bandaged it using the last of my clean gauze bandages.
- The remains of his shirt had been removed to get at the wound, which was thickly bound in white bandages.
- Séire Jane Hoy had her wrist in a half plaster and bandages after injuring it.
- But how many of us are wasting out lives tearing strip bandages when what the Boss really needs are sheets?
- Apply an antibiotic ointment and cover the wound with an adhesive bandage or gauze.
2(strip of cloth)venda feminine
1vendarshe bandaged (up) my ankle — me vendó el tobillo
- I bandaged it reasonably firmly and pulled the joint support over it.
- Like last time, Aero bandaged her foot but with some cream as well to soothe her ankle a bit.
- He bandaged the man's wounds and carried him to an inn where he nursed him through the night.
- Among them were wounded and bandaged soldiers aboard a clearly marked hospital bus.
- I noticed that they had, at least, bandaged that bullet wounds in her back and shoulders.
- There stands the wee dog on his hind legs, his wound bandaged, a gun-belt strapped around his middle.
- It was bound tightly, suggesting that the one who bandaged it expected her to bleed more.
- She also told me that our nurse had disinfected and bandaged the wound.
- Sure enough, there was the wound, but someone had bandaged it, quite expertly too.
- He bandaged her wounds with bits of his clothing and picked her up into his arms.
- Television footage showed the sobbing girls being bandaged for what appeared to be minor injuries.
- This same someone had also cleaned his wound and bandaged it with another piece of clean cloth.
- I got up and helped Annie and Amy into the Aids office were I cleaned and bandaged their wounds.
- His right foot had to be released, he had six stitches inserted on his chin and his left wrist was bandaged.
- Marie bandaged the wound and told us to go away and let her deal with her patient.
- Her small body was bandaged and a tube inserted in her side drained her liver.
- He bandaged the wound, then called one of the evacuation staff to take her to a ship.
- Moon was too weak and tired to argue further so he lay back as Ryla bandaged his wounds.
- His girlfriend's feet have been heavily bandaged due to all the cuts and they are all covered in bruises and bites.
- Ethan had finished the procedure after I'd passed out and Fluffy was already bandaged up and in the recovery cot.
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