In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(plank) tabla feminine(plank) tablón masculine(floorboard) tabla (del suelo) feminine
- Use a straight edge and clamp the boards down to make an even, straight cut.
- Just add connecting boards between sections of deck from below to make a box, then either hinge the deck piece or make it a lift section.
- Nail or screw down loose boards or fittings, and clean all the gaps thoroughly.
- It is a good idea to add up the total number of boards, being careful to make sure you group short pieces in with long pieces to minimize waste.
- The wood has severely splintered and several chunks of wood have come out of the boards.
- Add elegant age to modern bathrooms by wainscoting the lower third of the wall areas in tongue-and-groove timber slats or boards.
- New pine planks were stained on one side, and their bottoms were left unfinished because the owners wanted them to cup and warp to match the old boards in another part of the floor.
- The method of assembly depends on the thickness of the boards and the size of the completed frame.
- It is a good idea to paint the exposed ends of the joists and deck boards with a waterproofing for added protection.
- If the four cuts were not enough to cut all the way through the board, finish it off with a sharp handsaw.
- Immediately after sawing I stack the boards in the shade (though not in a building), with spacers between each layer.
- I recommend you cut the joists after almost all your decking boards are in place.
- If you are using random width boards, be sure the piece next to the wall is the wider piece.
- You will need to cut and chisel these out of the floor and replace them with new boards.
- The floor was wood and a few boards creaked under his weight.
- The rough stucco was replaced with random-length tongue-and-groove boards to create an old-fashioned look.
- The scorpion spends its days under loose stones, bark, boards, and floors of outhouses.
- First, the foam underlayment is rolled out, and then the laminate boards can be placed over it with a tongue-in - groove technique.
- Remove all of the old nails, and resecure any deck boards that may be loose.
- Rusted sheet metal, asphaltic roofing, old boards, or slate tiles are other roofing alternatives.
1.2(material)a piece of board — (de conglomerado etc.) una plancha
1.3(for chopping etc)tabla (de madera) feminine
- The game board is filled with dazzling colors, wonderful textures, and delightful characters.
- The games would be played across mahogany inlaid boards; the pieces, all ivory of course, would have been carved during the Ming dynasty.
- During this part of the auction, the auctioneers also sold off dozens of game boards.
- As time passed, the game evolved, with boards consisting of 10x10 and later 13x13 grids at different periods while the number of stones increased.
- The game board is a rectangular grid of squares, initially occupied by a given configuration of filled squares.
- In the game, players take turns to push coins up a board with horizontal lines across it.
- Place the lobster, shell uppermost, on a board on the table in front of you.
- The paintings are long or tall rectangles or approximately square panels and are about as big as game boards.
- The game board tumbled to the ground and twenty red and yellow marbles rolled in various directions across the floor, beneath the bed, and under the dresser.
- For the scallop crackers, place the feuille de brick sheets on a cutting board.
- Slide the pastry on to a board, cover with clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes.
- Sadly, most of the game boards have been damaged beyond recognition.
- In Australia, I am told it is known as Calliente, and in Germany it is still possible to buy a board for the game under the original name Poch.
- The picture on the right is a replica of a game found in a royal tomb at Ur dated around 2600 BC which makes it one of the oldest game boards in existence.
- Set the tortillas on a board and cover one half of each with cheese and then spinach.
- They act as game boards for toys and as toy chests, because taking one's favorite toy-carrying case to school is not allowed.
- Carving is also applied to the production of staves of traditional office, drums, dolls, and game boards.
- Our relationship grew over those years and, most of the time, it happened over a game board.
- Remove the meat to a carving board and cover with foil.
- Thus, even such everyday objects as game boards and dice were buried with the deceased.
- These paintings of half-length figures grouped around a gaming board or table were probably meant to convey moral messages.
- An advanced version of the game can also be played in which only a portion of the game board is visible to a player.
- After he left the kitchen Lissie got up to hand the cutting board covered with onion slices to her mother.
- The game involves a wooden board containing holes in which seeds are placed.
- Gail nodded and bit her lip again, turning her attention back to the game board and staring at the jumbled patterns of red and yellow marbles.
- Transfer the nougatine sheet to a cutting board and chop into small pieces.
1.4circuit boardplaca base femininemain / mother board — placa madre feminine
2.2(for surfing, windsurfing)tabla (de surf) feminine
- He and his friends rode the boards for the next several years.
- I stand on a board, my feet unfastened, and learn how to keep balanced by flexing my knees and leaning forward a little.
- The dedicated surfer is one of the few who stands - on a board - to benefit from this capricious nature.
- Seven tries later Morgan was no closer to standing up on the board.
- The sport combines elements of surfing on a board with the added dimension of a kite.
- Stand on the board and balance without letting the edges touch down.
- Well basically it's sky-diving with a board fixed to your feet.
- ‘Not the greatest,’ Tyler admitted, standing his board in the sand beside him.
- For the leisure industry, they stock wet suits, surf and ski boards and Yamaha Jet skis.
- Barney and Skinny's boards were only two of many equipment casualties on Wednesday morning.
- Some of the skaters have told the Alice Springs News they were ordered to line up against a wall and hand over their boards to four police officers.
- Dogtown Skates introduced boards with elaborate graphic designs on the bottom.
- I walked over to a tent where I saw some surfing boards.
- I could stand on a board and wobble, but that was about it.
- A board fastened to your feet enables jumps and elaborate tricks to be carried out.
- The prototype boards are being tested by Australian surfers.
- You might have noticed more and more people of all ages gliding down the streets on skateboards, sliding along walls and flicking and spinning their boards with various degrees of success.
- Whether it is soaring 50 feet through the air on a Skidoo or popping tricks on a board in a half pipe, extreme sports thrive on danger.
- He loved getting up early, grabbing his board and surfing with the sunrise.
- It was a stormy day in November, 2001, when Sharp and his men drove up to his beach fortress with a ton of boards, jetskis, and rescue gear.
- It felt like riding on a surfing board but it was more stable and smooth.
3.1noticeboardtablero de anuncios masculinetablón de anuncios masculine Spain
3.2(sign)letrero masculinecartel masculine
- I also wrote on the board and told him how he should sign documents.
- Record lesson objectives in a margin of the board at the beginning of class.
- Easily affixed to the fridge or kitchen wall, the boards allow you to scribble notes and reminders when they come to you.
- He walked into his class to see his teacher writing on the board.
- She was scribbling down the different terms and mathematical properties that the teacher had written on the board.
- Being the last period of the day, everyone looked just as uninterested as me in whatever the teacher was writing on the board.
- I've always been an excellent speller, but now half the words I wrote on the board were misspelled.
- In the middle of the three streets, there is a board on which various notices and advertisements have been posted.
- Desks were moved to the walls, books were placed in the appropriate places and the rules were written on the board.
- Grady walked over to Vaughn who was standing with a cup of coffee staring at the list he'd written on the dry-erase board.
- Those of you that were unemployed several years ago may remember display boards with attached hand written postcards advertising job vacancies.
- She then rose from her chair and began writing things on the board.
- We were commenting how the lesson would be difficult because no-one could read what Mr Foster writes on the board.
- Mary is often forced to dodge missiles when she turns her back on her 31-member class to write on the board.
- Everything had to be copied by hand and I couldn't read a single Vietnamese word she wrote on the board.
- He paced back and forth, scratched his head, and finally strode to the board and wrote: CVCVC.
- On most occasions when I take a workshop, I first write on the board - there are no rules, but there are precedents.
- To her, the ideal teacher was skilled in all things, even writing on the board quickly and efficiently.
- ‘One of the boys pinned it up on the board before the game,’ said the Bradford boss.
- Mr. Sanchez was writing something on the board in large, ugly handwriting.
- If the teacher wanted to do something to earn his money, he could write things on the board in phonetic alphabets.
- He entered the room and started to write onto the board - without saying a word.
3.4(blackboard)pizarra femininepizarrón masculine Latin Americatablero masculine Colombia
3.5(at airport, station)panel masculinetablero masculine
4.1(committee)junta feminineconsejo masculinethe school's board of governors — el consejo escolar
- At the same meeting, a new board of directors and a monitoring council are expected to be approved.
- At a meeting of 14 board members, the decision was taken unanimously to organize a street demonstration.
- It was in that sense comparable to the boards of museums, colleges, and philanthropic organizations.
- The staff compile reports and write summaries for the board.
- This press conference is part of a larger decision by the Tourist Board to better inform the press of the activities undertaken by the board.
- The school has written to the exam board asking them to take the crash into account.
- What are directors' attendance records at board and committee meetings?
- During this meeting another board of directors also had to be elected.
- There were a couple of board members at the meeting.
- Members of the public are always most welcome to sit in on our monthly trust board meetings.
- I also sit on the board of our global organization and its governance committee.
- The organization's board is expected to meet in the next few weeks to decide what to do with the windfall.
- The Government needs to look seriously at the people on the boards.
- Other scientists wrote and e-mailed the board in support of the science standards.
- The proposed policy is expected to go before the council's executive board for a decision later this year.
- A new constitution and board of directors were put in place after the council threatened to remove funding unless the disputes were resolved.
- Most corporations paid directors for attending board and committee meetings.
- All the decisions taken were fully informed decisions of a conscientiously acting board or body of trustees.
- One might have expected him to sit on the boards of two or three of New York's more important cultural institutions, but so far as I know that was not the case.
- People should be on the boards of public companies if they have the skill and experience to be there.
4.2(administrative body)the Water/Gas Board — la compañía del agua/gas
4.3board (of directors) — junta directiva feminine
4.4(of examiners)tribunal masculine
5(provision of meals)board and lodging — comida y alojamiento
6US informal(stock exchange)bolsa feminine
1.1(go aboard)to board a ship — subir a bordo
- the train was boarded by two policemen — dos policías subieron al tren
- Finally, we got on a bus and boarded the aircraft.
- He directed them to abandon ship and to board life rafts in the 25-foot seas.
- He was searched thoroughly before he boarded the aircraft, and there was, in our view, no risk to the security of the aircraft or the safety of people on that aircraft.
- We boarded the ship with trepidation, as memories of a previous trip over 10 years ago were not particularly pleasant.
- She was just ten weeks old when she boarded the ship in April 1912 with her parents and older brother to seek a new life in America.
- To my dismay I found that the departure gates through which passengers pass to board their aircraft were closed.
- The salvage crew boards the ship to find it abandoned.
- The five-hour protest ended when police boarded the ship, arrested the captain, and detained the crew.
- Some of the rum on sale in Antigua is so strong that word has it you wouldn't be allowed to board your aircraft home if a bottle was spotted about your person.
- Finally, I was able to board the ship and find my cabin, which it appeared I was sharing with a young Polish girl, Maria.
- Officials boarded the ship in Italy in early October and seized the cargo.
- Only 10 passengers boarded the aircraft and Air France transported 24 others on the same day.
- Commuters must also have their passports scanned in order to board any aircraft.
- Passengers can ask for a transfer ticket when they board the bus.
- Four days ago excited holiday-makers, including families from Barnsley and Hull, boarded the ship at Hampshire to embark on a cruise of a lifetime.
- Last Wednesday night the ship was boarded by health officials in Orkney.
- From there the family boarded a ship and after sailing for 41 days they reached New York.
- In 1805, as creditors circled, he boarded a ship for Philadelphia and never saw Europe again.
- She boarded the aircraft as soon as the boarding announcement was made.
- Two men said to have a ‘history of hijacking’ were arrested when the coastguard boarded a cruise ship 20 miles off Miami.
1.2(in naval battle)abordar
- If he was hired, the owner might allow him to board his horses for free.
- The cowboys say the Master Street stable was the last large, affordable place for them to board their horses in the city.
- Casper is determined to have Sam boarded at a military school, probably in hopes that he doesn't turn out anything like his mother.
- Horses were her life, and she had become a stable-hand to earn some extra money to buy and board a horse of her own.
- But Truman, who was still angry that Ally had boarded him for nearly a week, turned away.
- The cats are boarded on one side, the dogs on the other.
- First and foremost, they are saved the cost and worry of boarding their pets while they are away.
- There are several places to board your horse while you take in the activities and history available in the area.
- He was kept up to date with proceedings in the ring by John Clarke of the Irish National Stud, which boards the mare.
- They boarded her at her vet's office, where they just absolutely love her and give her the royal treatment during every stay.
- She and her daughter boarded their horses on the ranch.
- With gritted teeth, the governors found themselves having to board the babies with Catholics.
- Most animals boarded out are dogs and cats with some ducks and rabbits.
- He has not yet decided which farm will board the chestnut mare.
- While raising her family she also used to board dogs and looked after injured animals for vets.
- Before we leased these acres the land was fenced in corrals and the owner boarded horses.
- If you are unable to return to your home right away, you may need to board your pet.
1(go aboard)embarcar(se)abordar Mexico Colombia
2.1(be accommodated)to board with sb — alojarse / hospedarse en casa de algn
2.2(at school)estar internoestar pupilo River Plate
- So I'll be boarding at school, and starting year 11 again.
- A fall in the number of children boarding at private schools has been blamed on Government-imposed costs.
- Lloyd Ewenin said he attended residential school from age seven to 15 and he boarded 10 months of the year.
- Some still have grandparents but they are too old or sick to bring them up so they board at the school in dormitories.
- The young Piers went to prep school and asked if he could board when he was 11.
- He grew up on a farm in north Yorkshire and boarded at public schools from the age of seven.
- The next year Warren was sent to board at All Souls school in Charters Towers.
- Aged six, he was sent to England to board at Ovingdean preparatory school in Sussex, spending holidays with his grandparents.
- Wass was born in Lincolnshire but left home at eleven to board at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.
- Kevin boarded at Auckland's Sacred Heart College during his secondary school years - but his loyalty does not lie there.
- When her parents moved to Norway, Mina and her elder sister boarded at a convent school in Perth.
- They boarded at Kirkham Grammar School and, ever since they left, talented youngsters have been following what is now a well worn path to Heywood Road.
- Not all the kids at the school boarded - there were also day pupils.
- She wasn't a Catholic but she boarded at a convent school run by the Sisters of Providence.
- Unlike Oxford rival Summer Fields, where most pupils board, at the Dragon day pupils are in the majority.
- At eight, Will starts boarding at Horris Hill prep school, taking piano lessons and finally becoming head chorister.
- A charming and unassuming man, Kevin says as there was no second level education in Rathdowney when he was growing up, he boarded in Rockwell College.
- His father was a Rugby-educated doctor who thought he was doing his son a favour sending him off to board at public school.
- These students board from Sunday night to Friday, going home for the weekend.
- She attended the local primary school, but was sent to board at Roedean school near Brighton at the age of nine.
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