In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(at the side of)al lado dejunto ashe's the one beside me in the photograph — es la que está junto a mí en la foto
- A few clothes lie folded on a chair, make-up spread on a table beside her computer.
- Aiden was kind enough to ask me to sit beside him at the table that he had all to himself.
- Her husband, who was sitting beside her, sustained a whiplash injury and an injury to his shoulder.
- She sat down beside me at the table, silent for a long moment before asking a question.
- She walked back to the trunk and took the photo out and placed it on the small table beside the bed.
- The alarm goes off steadily on the bedside table beside the bed, two short double-beeps and a long.
- In the evening he stood beside me as I sat at my dressing table removing my make-up.
- He was content to sit there beside her, head on her shoulder, watching her write up her research notes.
- Sitting at a window table beside the raised ring road we were hardly aware how much traffic was about.
- He placed it on the table beside the love seat she had chosen, and sat down next to her.
- Young boys sat beside the masters, learning by watching and then experimenting on a small scale.
- There was a small table with a bowl beside his bed and a person sat on a chair overlooking him.
- I was sitting in a low chair with my laptop on a coffee table beside me.
- When I found it in my pocket that night, I put it on the table beside my bed.
- They sat at one of the better tables up beside the parapet overlooking the courtyard.
- They managed to locate the man near the phone box and noticed that he had a petrol can sitting beside him.
- I had my lunch sitting beside the war memorial cross in an almost grotto-like setting.
- Access is either through the side alleyway beside the pub or from the car park at the rear.
- She pulled a tissue out of the box on the table beside the bed and wiped her own cheeks with it.
- He wasn't surprised when the hunter arrived at the house later and sat beside him at the long table.
2(compared with)al lado debeside her, anyone looks tall — al lado de ella / a su lado, cualquiera parece alto
- But I feel ugly beside Willow and wonder how she can bring herself to look at me, never mind kiss me.
- Don't feel ugly beside them, you're beautiful in a classy way.
- Just about everyone knows what its like to be unsure about his or her future, and to feel inadequate beside someone else.
- She is so clever and intelligent, I look at her and think "Wow, I feel stupid beside her".
- They might just feel stupid beside those who are much better than themselves.
- I feel inadequate beside such a combination of beauty and formal writing education.
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