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