In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Clothingcinturón masculinegreen/brown belt — (in judo, karate) cinto verde/marrón masculine
- She threw on her silver bangle bracelets and grabbed her leather coat, not bothering to zip it up or tie the black leather belt at the waist.
- There was a brown leather belt tied around her waist and it had a place for a dagger sheath and a sword sheath.
- I bought a leather belt with a heart-shaped buckle on it, from my favourite vintage clothes shop.
- In the Junior Taekwondo, Matthew Archer achieved his blue belt with a fantastic score of 94 per cent.
- The belt has been awarded to him because of his best performance and fight in India and for winning gold medals in several championships.
- A photograph of the new Russian champion holding aloft the title belt after the fight was even submitted, complete with black eye.
- A sharp, curved dagger dangled on a leather belt at her waist.
- He wore long black pants and a dark green shirt with a leather belt around his waist.
- Another teaching nun, Sister Annunciata, like the others wore a long, thick, leather belt from waist to toe beside her rosary.
- Holyfield, who has said he will not retire until he reclaims the IBF, WBC and WBA title belts, hopes the bout will move him closer to a championship bout.
- Mwisa said in Kitwe yesterday that the BBC had erred by awarding Mutampuka the belt when it knew that the title belonged to him.
- Such was his superiority, in fact, that when he won the event for the third time in succession in 1870, he was awarded the championship belt in perpetuity.
- With that he drew a sword from a belt around his waist.
- Fighters are allowed to keep the title belt after three successful defences.
- In 1949 those two met again in a title fight and Robinson retained his belt with a convincing unanimous decision victory.
- He reached to his waist and undid the belt buckle as he was talking to the corpsman.
- The accomplishment was fine no matter how it is put, but the factor that made it historical was that Ruiz had a title belt.
- The March campaign will determine if he keeps his title belt.
- A classic-looking leather belt is around my waist, its buckle engraved with two simplified, overlapping trees.
- Around 1930 Jigoro Kano created a new belt to recognize the special achievements of high ranking black belts.
- On the line were Edge and Christian's WWF world tag-team title belts, which were suspended high above the ring.
- Around his waist was a belt of leather and from this, herbs, and objects of all kinds hung dangling, and clattered together as he walked.
- Snapped around his waist was a leather belt, and attached at each hip was a sheathed sword.
- If he wins any of the various title belts, he will become Scotland's eighth world champion.
- The Pistons a year ago donned the title belts because they played great defense.
- The belt's adjustment level allows it to be worn as a waist belt or a shoulder strap.
- As he buckled the gun belt back around his waist, feeling fully dressed again at last he suddenly stopped and sniffed at the air.
- Based on their level of action in recent months, it seems only a matter of time before the kin are wearing title belts.
- He had a rugged face and wore white clothes, a red belt tied at his waist.
- Cassie admired the thin white leather belt around her waist.
- They often wear colourful clothing and belts to distinguish which rank they are in the Chiui hierarchy.
- You have to remember that the title belts are just ‘props’ and do not mean that the wrestlers are paid more or receive any other special benefits.
- His jerkin was decorated by a flamboyant lace frill around the neck, and like Tudor he carried a sword attached to a belt round his waist.
- Oscar, as the WBO champion, would put an exclamation point on his career if he were able to add the other three belts to his laurels.
- He buckled his sword belt around his waist, and then he picked her up.
- Under the cloak she wore a sienna-red dress with a leather cord belt hanging around her waist, and her golden hair was down, combed out of it's normally spiky state.
- Her hand strayed to the hilt of the small dagger that hung from a black leather belt about her waist at all times, and she took three wary paces forward.
- If my memory serves me correctly Carlos Rios and Jesus Chavez have won title belts since being out pointed by and TKO'd by Mayweather.
- Good Italian leather belts with simple buckles are now found in many stores.
- ÒHe is free to challenge for a title fight since the belt is now being held by Chilembe.
1.2(for holding tools)cinturón para herramientas masculinecartridge belt — cartuchera feminine
- gun belt — cinturón
2.1Mechanicscorrea feminineconveyor belt — cinta transportadora feminine
- fan belt — correa del ventilador
- Faster and faster, the big belt spun, louder and louder the machinery hummed until the pitch was at its highest.
- Squeezing into the narrow work space between the conveyor belts, their job was to shovel the stray pellets onto the belts and make sure the machinery in the tunnel ran smoothly.
- However, whereas the supercharger is mechanically driven by belt from the engine, the turbocharger is driven by the pressure of the exhaust gases.
- So we stopped at a repair shop to fix the dynamo belt.
- Unlike machinery used in textile mills, steelmaking machinery had few spinning belts that could pull workers into drive shafts.
- The guard covering the chain drive on the belt had worn out, exposing the mechanism.
- This machine consisted of 1,954 parts in a metal carrier with a continuous motor-driven belt inside a walnut cabinet.
- A timing belt or timing chain links the crankshaft to the camshaft so that the valves are in sync with the pistons.
- Instead of using a steel belt to transmit power, it uses a specially developed link-plate chain, ideal for high torque use.
- Most of the belts are off the machines, or on idler wheels, so that when the mill is running only the machine being used is operating.
- Traditionally these machines have belts and pulleys to change increment speeds, which wouldn't change so often.
- The cam belt of my Audi TT snapped and destroyed the engine, costing me more than £4,500.
- VW recommends that the cam belt is checked every 20,000 miles.
- The unit offered on temporary loan features a ‘boat style’ cam and a belt / pulley spindle drive instead of flexible drive.
- With a simple DC motor that powers a belt transmission on the rear tire, you can use this as a pedaled bike or as a power-assisted vehicle.
- It filled the factories with Lowry machines and their attendant web of belts, pulleys, and conveyors.
2.2seat belt — cinturón (de seguridad) masculine
- safety belt — cinturón de seguridad
- to fasten one's belt — abrocharse el cinturón
3(area)a belt of rain/low pressure — un frente lluvioso/de bajas presiones
- the industrial belt — el cinturón industrial
- the cotton belt — la zona / región algodonera
4.1informal (blow)tortazo masculine informaltrancazo masculine Mexico informal
- I quickly put a smile on my face before he gave me a belt.
- I agree, back then, even when I was a kid, it was seen as the norm to discipline children with a smack or a belt with a stick, but yet they didn't grow up to be muggers or binge drinking fighters.
- Out of the clear blue he landed a belt on them and I never felt such pain.
4.2US informal (drink)trago masculine
1darle una paliza ahe belted me on the ear (US) or (British) round the ear — me dio un trancazo Mexico informal
- This was quite fortunate as I seemed to belt balls in every direction apart from directly ahead.
- This genial cricketer has also shown that a batsman does not have to really belt the ball to emerge a match-winner.
- McGuinn scored twice and his scores equalled in quality by Davey, who belted the ball between the uprights after 20 minutes.
- He vented his frustration a couple of games into the second set, missing a volley and then belting the ball into the crowd.
- Beckham belts the ball from the right-hand corner.
- He is big and powerful and can belt the ball for all he is worth.
- Presented with a series of tricky problems, the Scud decided to play safe and run like the clappers, and just belt the ball for all he was worth.
- Ricardo ran forward and belted the ball low past David James.
- He then received a pass from Gaul and belted a ball towards an apparently barren goal only to see Christy Kealy appear to divert it out the field.
- And it's also safer than having five-year-olds belting tennis balls around the room.
- He belted the first ball he faced over mid-on for four and was then run out, stepping out of the crease even though he had a runner.
- But above all, and most memorably, he ran down the pitch and just belted the length ball back over the bowler's head.
- Two or three players were belting balls into the distance.
- There is not, alas, any great technical explanation forthcoming as just to why such a small man should belt the ball such a long distance.
- Aidrian McLoughlin strode up and belted a superb shot into the roof of the net.
- But, just before the final whistle, it was Hawes again who belted the ball goal-bound only to see it hit a defending foot.
- Given a similar opportunity in the Hawick half, Hodgkinson - broken nose and all - belted the killer blow.
- However, the top three are players with the ability to really belt the ball.
- He has a simple logic, which is to belt the ball, as often and as fiercely as possible.
- Dean belted the ball downfield and over the Edinburgh line.
1to belt along/in/off — ir/entrar/salir zumbando / como un bólido informal
- Should a hammerhead or whitetip come belting along expecting a tasty snack, I was not anxious to be swept away by its enthusiasm.
- The girls belted into the wind as they sped along a country road, security close in tow, in Laurel's graduation present, a jet-black, convertible Viper with all the trimmings.
- You would have to be truly belting through the place at a rate of knots to do it 7 minutes.
- It's highly likely, therefore, that if you happen to see anyone belting down the slopes this winter sporting the familiar old straight-up-and-down skis, then it will be your dad.
- Skiing, the noble art of belting down a mountain on two planks while three sheets to the wind, will never be the same again.
- ‘Great’ He said belting out the room and I heard him dash down the stairs.
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