In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2(materials for bed)ropa de cama, colchón etc
- I didn't realise until he'd been in bed and asleep for half an hour last night that my bedding was shut in his room where I'd tidied it away before Sal and Dan came around, so I had to use a thin cushion for a pillow and a travel rug instead of a duvet.
- Somewhere to sleep - a crib, cot or pram top, plus bedding.
- Mrs White had been up-stairs changing bedding when the blaze broke out in the living room of the family's privately-rented house yesterday afternoon.
- I slipped into my spot beside him, on different bedding of course.
- Got his bedding ready and hunkered down to sleep.
- We could relax, sit back, and indeed, with all that bedding, it was tempting to lie down, particularly as there was space aplenty.
- Very modern in appearance, these bedding choices make the modern bedroom's focal point the bed.
- My lower body was surrounded in thick, warm layers of bedding fashioned in sumptuous fabrics.
- They had to make a few trips up and down the stairs carrying bedding and stuff but finally they finished and slumped back on the huge cozy bed they had produced.
- Although you could bring your own bedding, you can rent everything from bedside tables to air beds to sleeping bags, although they advise prebooking the extras.
- But there was this older guard who moved his bedding and slept right outside my cell door.
- But I was surprised by the immaculate white bedding.
- Then you can remake the bed with the other bedding and it is ready for use.
- Even though most bedding is designed as coordinated sets, you can still add personality to a bed.
- My dad's sister is sending up some towels and bedding at some point.
- Silk and satin bedding covered the two inviting beds at the far end of the room.
- Don't share towels and wash bedding and nightclothes frequently (every day if possible).
- This is a man who travels with his own pillow because he dislikes unfamiliar bedding.
- Fresh white bedding and a fabulous mattress promise a good night's sleep but the overall impression is clinical, and a couple of bold modern paintings fail to dispel it.
- There is now a selection of bedding such as duvet covers, sheet, pillow cases etc. and well as curtains.
3(for animals)cama feminine
- Thousands of tons of bedding are used at animal shows, racetracks, fairs, stables, kennels, zoos, pet stores, and dairies all across the country.
- Every stall was fourteen foot by fourteen foot, had a water bucket and feed bucket, and an abundant amount of straw bedding.
- She had paid for the tiny creature, the cage, the bedding, the hermit hut, and the food.
- Each box of mice I look after has bedding, cardboard tubes and wood chews.
- Larry also supplies Jerry with hay and straw for bedding and feed.
- I cleaned out and disinfected their compartment, and put in fresh bedding and put back some of their previous twigs and straw nesting materials.
- The shredded paper will go to a farmer to use as animal bedding.
- The cereal straw (high in the mineral nutrient potassium) provides animal bedding.
- Change their bedding often, and keep their feeder and waterer clean and filled.
- The most common bedding materials are shavings and straw as they are readily available and can be purchased across the country.
- Chizome adjusted the bedding around the squirmy kitten.
- It explains how to tell from the label whether an animal has been kept in a restricted environment and if it's been given suitable food and bedding materials.
- Conversely, the inexperienced infants nuzzled the bedding or briefly rifted their heads and then resumed steeping face down.
- Clean out any soiled bedding when you see it and add fresh material to keep the bottom of the nest box well padded.
- It can be gathered and sold for animal feed or bedding, but those markets are often unprofitable for growers.
- At the moment newspapers are being collected to be made into animal bedding.
- He brought in 160 new piglets and let them run loose in the bedding.
- Cardboard collected from local companies is shredded and used for animal bedding on the farm and turned into compost.
- Some horse owners prefer dirt floors with bluestone or clay for drainage and traditional straw or sawdust bedding.
- When shredded, the paper makes a clean, dry and hygienic form of animal bedding.
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