In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Spoons clatter, wooden benches scrape against the stone floor.
- In a public space the heart of the garden may be a grouping of chairs, or a stone bench, a small pond or fountain, or even a piece of sculpture.
- Tall hedges stood with stone benches in front of them.
- I arrived at Piccadilly, and settled down on a stone bench on the outskirts of the square.
- And because young children climb, never put a chair, sofa, bench or even a bookcase near such a window.
- It was smaller than the other gardens on the property - a brick path led to the center of the garden where two stone benches sat under a single tree.
- Sitting on one of the stone benches, she broke down and cried.
- An elderly man paced back and forth before taking a seat on the park bench, while a light breeze sent trees dancing in the secluded darkness.
- Each book is ‘read and released’ into the wild by leaving it on a park bench or airline seat, or passed onto friends.
- Looms, beds, tables, chairs, stools and benches were made of wood as well.
- One recent hot afternoon, I was at the East Coast Park sitting on a stone bench all by myself by the beach.
- Furniture takes the form of either long, low timber benches, or blond wood chairs, equipped with kneelers.
- I took a seat on the park bench, and Mina followed suit hesitantly.
- The second miniature shows a couple embracing, seated on a stone bench in front of a starry sky with a disc-shaped moon.
- Cate straightened herself on the stone bench and sat up, not wanting to attract any unwanted attention.
- The second-class had wooden seats like park benches and that was it.
- Use ladderback chairs, rocking chairs, benches, wicker furniture and Windsor chairs.
- Once outside, I took a seat on a stone bench near the door.
- They finally took a seat on a stone bench located near one tiny pond within the back garden.
- Mr Buttery wants to make more of the site, now barely more than a couple of park benches and an engraved stone.
1.2mesa de trabajo femininemasculine banco (de carpintero)
- In Downie's day, smallpox work was done on wooden benches in the open laboratory.
- These two aqueous formulations were kept in clear bottles on a laboratory bench under normal laboratory lighting conditions.
- They either trade or they place trays of good specimens on the benches around the laboratory.
- It was like mercury on a laboratory bench, running this way and that, breaking off here, regrouping there, and always deadly.
- My work over forty years at the laboratory bench has all been in fundamental immunology.
- Later, the new hires will take their places next to their ARS mentors at the laboratory benches.
- Alternatively, fruits were harvested at the ripe stage and left to overripen for 2 d at 21°C on the laboratory bench.
- Field-collected seed was dried for several weeks on a laboratory bench.
- I can envisage these pages being photocopied and pinned above laboratory benches around the world.
- I was working at the bench in the microbiology laboratory of our city's largest hospital.
- The laboratory instruments are quite easily positioned on lower tables or benches for me to use from a wheelchair.
- But isn't it time the subject was brought from the clouds of science fiction to the debating hall and the laboratory bench?
- All procedures are superbly illustrated for use at the laboratory bench.
- Most obviously, it takes up about the space of a tennis court rather than the normal small area on top of a laboratory bench.
- Alex had silently walked behind the lady on the laboratory benches, his feet lifting carefully over drying beakers and past a chemistry set.
- Literally within yards from my laboratory bench, I have had the opportunity to catch sight of the workings of nature.
- The position of the particular tray on the laboratory bench had no apparent effect on germination.
- This street-roof is studded with glass lenses that shine daylight down to laboratory benches below.
- The leaves were saturated with water and different degrees of water deficits were adjusted by exposing the leaves to transpirational water loss on the laboratory bench.
- By 1957 the laboratory benches had become so crowded that a cleanup had to be instituted.
2.1the bench / the Bench — el tribunal
- to be raised to the bench — ser nombrado juez / magistrado
- to speak from the bench — hablar desde el estrado
- to appear before the bench — comparecer ante el tribunal
- Judge Pat lumbered up to his bench high above the courtroom.
- You know I always wonder about the kind of people who sit on these judges benches and pass judgment over people.
- The sessions will take place at Bradford Magistrates Court in front of a specialised bench of magistrates and a prosecutor, who will be experts in ASBOs.
- The bench apologised to defence solicitors, prosecutor and court staff that it did not start sitting at its scheduled time of 10 am.
- Why not arrange that two of the five judges on the initial bench will be overseas judges with commercial experience?
- Normally in court the magistrate sits behind an elevated bench.
- Could a reasonable bench of justices, properly directing themselves, have held on the evidence that the appellant had.
- The actress appealed against the verdict and a two-judge bench of the high court on Thursday stayed the film's release until another hearing next month.
- They attended Salford Magistrates Court and persuaded the bench to throw out the council's application.
- Botha granted her leave to appeal against her conviction and she will be back in court before a full bench of three judges next year.
- In a majority decision, the full bench of the Supreme Court quashed the previous suspended sentence.
- Scotland's Lord Justice General recently presided over the bench of five senior judges who heard and ruled on the Lockerbie appeal.
- Another bench of Magistrates may, reasonable and rationally, have reached the decision that the appeal should have been dismissed.
- In an unprecedented move Magistrate Nicholas got up from the bench and sat at the bar table with the witness and the accused.
- The mock-up design featured access by ramps to all raised spaces, including the judge's bench, witness stand, jury box, and clerk stations.
- An imposing judicial bench of three ‘judges’ and a departmental secretary survey the room.
- The bench of Supreme Court headed by Justice A.H.Ahmadi ordered a C.B.I. probe into the incident.
- In a written decision following the two day hearing the tribunal bench unanimously backed her claim for unfair dismissal.
- A petition questioning the controversial appeal decision was upheld by a three judge bench of the Supreme Court in mid December 2002.
- With the agreement of the defence and prosecution, the case was heard without a jury before a bench of three Scottish judges.
- Magistrates threw out this appeal in October, but objectors are currently considering taking the bench's decision to judicial review at the High Court.
- But on Tuesday, a bench of the high court stayed the single judge order quashing the project.
- The high court bench upheld the trial court's verdict in October 1997.
- He was committed in custody for sentence to Burnley Crown Court after the bench said the theft merited custody.
- He stared intently at the magistrates' bench and his defence solicitor throughout the case and spoke only to confirm his name and address.
2.2British (seat in Parliament)the government/opposition benches — la bancada del gobierno/de la oposición River Plate
3Sportthe bench — la banca Latin America
1USmandar al banquillomandar a la banca Latin America
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