In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologyabeja feminineto keep bees — criar abejas
- as busy as a bee
- they've been as busy as bees, getting the dinner ready — han estado atareadísimos, preparando la cena
- you have been a busy little bee, haven't you? — ¡cómo has trabajado!
- like bees around a honey pot — como moscas en la miel
- to have a bee in one's bonnet about sth — tener algo metido entre ceja y ceja
- to think one is the bee's knees — creerse lo máximo / el no va más
- These trees provided food to bats, and many herbivorous mammals, insects, butterflies and bees.
- They also kill pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies.
- Mr. John Donoghue, president of the beekeepers association, gave a slide show of trees and flowers that are good for bees and insects.
- Most Australian bees are solitary, but some live collectively, in hives and produce honey.
- So that touching and feeling is a shared characteristic between honey bees and stingless bees.
- They are reactive to honey bees and hence all the foods bees pollinate;
- Wasps and bees can be classified as solitary or social depending on whether they live alone or in colonies.
- Of all the types of bees, honeybees have several advantages as pollinators.
- A bee flying home typically pauses at the entrance while a guard bee checks her chemical credentials as a nest mate.
- Even accounting for native bee pollinators, honeybees still do most of the pollinating of fruits and vegetables in your garden.
- In fact I had noticed a solitary bee dancing in the air at the front of the house on quite a few occasions this season.
- A large, shiny-headed bee hovered over a tangled rose bush and then floated off into the air, the extinguished sound leaving an even deeper silence.
- The foe not being the bee - the honeybee has never let us down.
- The best kind of bees is the bumble bee, which are bred for their speed and noise.
- As this type of bee is very important for flower pollination, I think my botanically-inclined readers will enjoy learning more.
- He believed in bees; everything the bee did was perfect, from the way it flew and gathered food, to the way it conducted its social habits.
- There are over 30,000 species of bees and in most of them the bees live solitary lives.
- For example, ants, termites, many bees, and some wasps are social insects that form organized communities.
- Stinging insects in the U.S. are bees, yellow jackets, hornets, wasps, and fire ants.
- While we waited, the boy who helps there put a box of sugary pastries outside because dozens of gathering bees had filled the shack.
- Fennel, dandelions, and chicory are three with beautiful flowers that attract bees and beneficial insects.
- It's an example of self-organizing cooperative behavior, and it's found among ants, bees, and other social insects.
- Perhaps it was their ability to be pollinated by bees and other insects, or perhaps the way animals that ate their fruit could disperse seeds in their droppings.
- Perhaps the reason is that social bees, which are largely opportunistic, dominate pollinator faunas in northern regions.
- The fly actually has a rather complex little ‘brain,’ as do bees, ants, and other higher insects.
- Insects such as bees facilitate pollination as they buzz from plant to plant while feeding on nectar or collecting pollen.
- As with any type of wasp, bee, or yellow jacket, please exercise care to avoid getting stung!
2US(social gathering)círculo masculine
- The old-time quilting bee is well remembered, although most quilts were actually solo products.
- I've been so busy being investigated, preparing for this lynch bee starting tomorrow that I hadn't had an opportunity to…
- Many are now familiar with the One Book, One City program, a sort of mass reading bee, designed to promote civic and literary conversation around a single book read in the same week.
- Many woman still desire the type of social interaction that quilting bees offered.
- Classes and crops are serving the same social function that quilting bees once did.
- There will be an emergency quilting bee to make them a wedding quilt tomorrow at the Torger's house, but only certain families are being asked to come.
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