In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine curvamasculine ángulomasculine codoto take a bend — tomar una curva
- to be round the bend — estar chiflado
- I think I'm going round the bend — creo que me estoy volviendo loco
- that noise is driving me round the bend — ese ruido me está volviendo loco
- Hold the fold and squeeze it for a few seconds to make a bend in the neck.
- Just look at the bend in the rod.
- First hold both ends of the wire together and make a bend in the middle.
- One day we came round a bend in the river and saw a big boat with a strange flag.
- As they rounded the bend on the road near the tennis court at Brookhill a man known to both of them appeared suddenly in the headlights only a few feet away.
- As he rounded a bend on a winding road, three slabs fell off.
- We rounded the bend of the road that would put us in view of the forest, and within in our line of sight was smoke.
- I rounded a bend in the road later, and nearly fell over myself when I saw who waited for me, sitting primly on a rock on the roadside.
- Where there are bends in the ductwork an explosion vent of the appropriate size should be positioned on the bend.
- As she rounded the bend in the path, she saw a man standing in the middle of the clearing.
- Leaping over a fallen branch, Kina flew past the large river and rounded a bend in the trail.
- To install the first hoop make a bend in a piece of wire about a 1/4" from the end.
- Sometimes there's a bend in the tape at the end, and there may even be a crease.
- They chatted until they rounded a bend in the road and both of them fell silent.
- She rounded the bend into the quiet road where the hotel was.
- When there are many bends in the air path, ventilation resistance will increase.
- A key feature of the work will involve putting actual bends back into the river, which many years ago was previously straightened.
- Trusting to instinct she held the bar steady and peered ahead, not daring to look at the bend in the wing as it took the added strain.
- This is really the best way of cleaning the tube as sometimes there's a bend in the tube, thus it cannot. be cleaned out using a wire.
- In the 70°C samples, semicircles and sinusoidal bends are observed.
- About half-way back to Boston I slowed down even further to go round a blind bend in the road, to come upon a police car and a mobile speed camera.
- All that is left to do is make a bend in the wire, slightly below the tubing to make a lever for attaching a spring or switch machine.
- We saw the bend in the rod and Chris commented that this was a much heavier fish.
- There are bends in some polymers and some are interacting with each other.
- He lifted his arm in a farewell as he rounded the bend in the road.
- Danny wanted to get a double header and kept his bait in the water, but then turned and saw the bend in the rod and quickly picked up his bait and climbed to the helm.
- Rounding a bend in the road, she pulled up sharply to park, and stepped out, walking quickly towards the pharmacy.
- Wire mesh lends itself to gentle curves and sharp bends, so you can use it to construct fences in any configuration you like.
- My father did not turn again as the car drove quickly off up the hill and disappeared round a bend in the road.
- It's completely ruined now, there's a bend in it that won't come out.
- We rounded a bend in the road and saw our first big trees: cinnamon columns behind a scrim of falling snow.
- We rounded the bend in the road right before our neighborhood.
- The chimney has to be opened at frequent intervals to insert the liners, essential if there are bends in the flue.
- There's a bend in the right frame rail near the front, and the lunette is a bit bent.
- So we finished our trip having traversed the distance along the mountain side, by rail or road, the river echoing the bends and curves with a constant murmur that kept us company.
- Furthermore, although the line is a circle, there are bends in either direction throughout its course so the underlying assumption is clearly wrong.
- He made a bend in a steel rod by heating it and fixed it to make short strokes.
- They rounded a bend in the path and could now see a river up ahead.
- I wasn't going too fast but probably faster than conditions warrant, for you never really know what's round the next bend in the road.
- As she rounds a bend in the path, she stops suddenly, taken aback by the view of a cascade of clear, blue water tumbling from atop a small cliff.
- But then I tied a Hunter's Bend and another similar knot, comparing it to the pictures.
- In addition, Seamen must know which knot, bend, or hitch will serve best in a particular circumstance.
- Even so it is a very secure bend and can put up with a good deal of strain and movement. It can also be used to tie a bend with thin line.
- The most important use for the Carrick bend which comes to my mind is the is the joining of two towing lines or anchor cables.
- The sheet bend, and in some cases the fisherman's knot, are simple binding knots that can replace the reef knot.
3bends plthe bends — la enfermedad del buzo
1(branch/wire/pipe) torcer(branch/pipe/wire) curvar(arm/leg/back) doblar(back/arm/leg) flexionardo not bend — no doblar
- he was bent double with pain — se retorcía de dolor
- bend your head back/forward — inclina / echa la cabeza hacia atrás/adelante
- they sat in silence, heads bent over their work — estaban en silencio, concentrados en su trabajo
2formal(direct)(attention/energies) concentrarto bend one's steps/gaze toward sth — dirigir sus (/ mis etc. ) pasos/la mirada hacia algo
- she bent her mind to her studies/work — se concentró en sus estudios/su trabajo
1(pipe/handle/wire) torcersehe had to bend to get through the door — tuvo que agacharse para pasar por la puerta
- to bend forward/backward — inclinarse hacia adelante/atrás
- to bend down — agacharse
- to bend over — inclinarse
2(road/river) hacer una curvato bend to the right/left — torcer a la derecha/izquierda
3(submit)cederto bend ( to sth) — ceder ( a algo)
- he bent to her will/wishes — cedió a su voluntad/sus deseos
1(in heraldry)banda feminine
- Something bothersome about this particular image is the way in which the bend alternates direction to become a bend sinister.
- For example a single charge all alone on a shield is assumed to be in the center. If there is a Bend on the shield, however, it would need to be noted whether the charge appeared on the Bend itself, in the upper portion, or the lower portion.
- The three wavy bends on the shield are the three main rivers in the district.
- Its own name is of heraldic origin and refers to the three roses in a bend on the shield of the counts of Wasserburg.
- This device of a fountain appears in the arms of the family, where six wells, which form the source of the River Stour appear with a bend on the shield.
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