In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine canasta Latin Americafeminine cesta Spainfeminine barquillalinen / laundry basket — cesto de la ropa sucia masculine
- before noun basket chair — silla de mimbre
- basket maker — cestera
- basket making — cestería
- In these homes there is never more than a couple of mugs on the draining board, the ironing basket never contains more than three garments and the car keys are never lost.
- Where she used to make the climb from the basement, carrying a laundry basket, now she finds the ascent daunting.
- Also on display are wire baskets and baskets with beadwork incorporated into their weave.
- The heated air that lifts the balloon comes from a hydrocarbon gas burner attached above the basket.
- Our balloon baskets are divided into compartments for your safety, and there will usually be three or four passengers in any one compartment.
- The front of a dim sum restaurant has a long steam tray covered with stacks of bamboo baskets containing all kinds of delicious treats.
- For more open containers, like a wire basket, line it with moss purchased at a craft store or garden center.
- Many of these were used for other purposes, such as laundry baskets or to carry alcohol.
- Cameras are allowed in the balloon basket at participants' own risk.
- Something else struck me in the picture, and that was that the women going about their shopping all carried baskets or shopping bags, not a plastic carrier in sight.
- Each basket contained forty individual packets, done up in color-coded plastic wrap.
- All six floors of the building are packed with books and shoppers, pushing trolleys and carrying baskets.
- Place dishes in a wire basket or other container and dip them in a sanitizing solution.
- He didn't do much preparation either, and ended up packing all his dirty clothes - basically by emptying the laundry basket into his suitcase.
- Select one that is potted in a bushel basket or other large container or balled with burlap into a large, firm root ball.
- Check the dollar stores for plastic bins, baskets and containers.
- She was carrying a large basket of laundry in her hands, and looked more than a little surprised to see her there.
- Most gardeners begin their foray into container gardening with baskets and boxes of colorful annual flowers.
- In one hand he carries a briefcase and in the other a wire basket for his purchases.
- If you cannot think of a special container, a laundry basket would serve a dual purpose.
- People walked to and fro carrying baskets and bags with strange symbols on them and stopped periodically to allow horse drawn carriages through.
- Explore beautiful Colorado from the basket of a hot air balloon.
- She is shown from the back crossing a field of hay carrying a laundry-laden basket with the added surprise of a flushed hen pheasant in the distance.
- They laughed and came into the dining room carrying various bowls and baskets.
- When partially inflated, the air is heated by a burner and the envelope rises above the basket.
1.2(quantity)canasta feminine Latin Americacesta feminine Spain
- However, the central bank persisted in pegging the baht to a basket of currencies in which the dollar had 80 per cent influence.
- Now it is possible that in the first six months of next year, they move to an exchange rate that is tied to a basket of currencies.
- They are usually invested in a basket of stocks, bonds, property and cash.
- Consequently, he is advising investors to buy a basket of commodities such as copper, sugar, cotton, corn and crude oil.
- The index, compiled from a basket of 13 hedge funds, has risen by 13.8 per cent this year.
1.3basket of currencies — cesta de monedas feminine Spain
2.1(goal)canasta femininecesto masculine
- They almost won, even though they only scored 2 real baskets the whole game.
- It takes him another minute to finally score a basket - a 20-foot jump shot that rattles off the back iron and falls in.
- Many of his title game baskets were scored after setting up deep in the low post.
- We went out and scored the first basket in the second half and couldn't continue the pace.
- We did score a few baskets, but the game was mostly one sided.
2.2(score)canasta feminineenceste masculine
3USslang(male genitals)paquete masculine informal
4Britisheuphemistic, informal(bastard)hijo de su madre masculine euphemistic informalhija de su madre feminine euphemistic informal
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