In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the big time — el estrellato
- to make / reach / hit the big time — alcanzar el estrellato
- before noun a big-time comedian — un cómico de primera línea
- big-time politics — la política de alto nivel
- Unconcerned that the provincial German bank did not carry the clout of her previous employers, she set out to break into the big time.
- After years of knocking about in various Glasgow bands without breaking into the big time, Wylie was working on a solo album.
- They are a big club with a beautiful new stadium and they are geared towards the big time and expectation levels are high.
- Now, according to Aussie legend John Newcombe, Hewitt is about to break into the big time on grass.
- Assured handling transformed familiar ingredients into a global success and the big time beckoned.
- A major star in the ascendancy is stopping off in Malvern on her way to the big time, according to the critics.
- In particular, first novels from initially unknown authors who then make it into the big time can be good investments.
- This is a good way to break into the big time of reporting on things and not just commenting on them.
- Or simply another small bike company trying to make us think while they break into the big time almost unnoticed?
- It is surely only a matter of time before Ballinacourty hit the big time once more in the top flight.
- Pocket rocket Ben Johnson is destined for the rugby league big time judging by his exploits with York Acorn this season.
- Ritchie is trying to break the eight metre barrier, but despite the opposition the venue is not the best for such a move into the long jump big time.
- Welcome to the big time St Kilda where success comes at a definite cost even if Brisbane has yet to pay it.
- Laughing Boy is apparently his attempt to showcase his talent and break into the big time.
- Now she joins the literary big time, rubbing shoulders with such veteran talent as Canada's Margaret Atwood.
- Daniel Meegan is looking forward to a career in soccer's big time - after signing for Leeds United.
1to flop big time — fracasar en grande
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