In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Anatomyhueso masculinethis is too much for my poor old bones — yo ya no estoy para estos trotes informal
- I can feel it in my bones — tengo ese presentimiento
- meat on/off the bone — carne con/sin hueso
- the bare bones (of sth) — lo básico (de algo)
- as dry as a bone — requeteseco
- to be a bone of contention — ser la manzana de la discordia
- to be close to the bone — pasarse de castaño oscuro
- to cut sth to the bone
- we've cut costs to the bone — hemos reducido los gastos a lo esencial / al mínimo
- he cut his finger to the bone — se cortó el dedo hasta el hueso
- to have a bone to pick with sb — tener que ajustar cuentas con algn
- to make no bones about sth
- she makes no bones about her sympathies/being an atheist — no esconde / no oculta sus preferencias/que es atea
- let's make no bones about it — no nos andemos con tapujos / con rodeos
- They tried to give her a bone marrow transplant but her bones rejected every bone tissue that was given to her.
- In addition to the embryos and eye, the fossil find includes portions of a snout plus jawbones, skull bones, cheekbones, and teeth.
- The spinal cord is protected by bones stacked one upon the other.
- Lifting weights strengthens the muscles, bones and connective tissue.
- Bone marrow is found in soft fatty tissue inside bones, where red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets are produced and developed.
- In this condition, the spinal cord and the bones of the spinal column may fail to develop normally.
- It gets even smaller if the bone and tissue around it grow.
- There are no fish bones in Norse archeological remains, Diamond concludes, for the simple reason that the Norse didn't eat fish.
- Weightlifting is known to strengthen tissue, including muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons.
- Direct injury to the spine may cause a bone fracture anywhere along your vertebral column.
- These lesions may affect any organ system but most commonly occur in the skin, mucous membranes, and bones.
- The fact is, broken bones, or fractures, are common in childhood and often happen when kids are playing or participating in sports.
- Xrays easily pick out surgical tools and hard tissues such as bones.
- Archaeologists have found the crushed remains of an amphora, a large ceramic jar, containing hundreds of fish bones.
- Years ago we realized that if we combined all our accidents, there was hardly a bone in the human skeleton we hadn't broken.
- Bone marrow is a spongy tissue inside certain bones of the body that produces blood cells.
- When the eardrum vibrates, tiny bones within the middle ear transmit the sound signals to the inner ear.
- The ligaments are tissues that connect the bones at the joints.
- The spine is made up of many small bones called vertebrae.
- Your spine is a long column of bones that stretch from the base of your skull to your tailbone.
2(of fish)espina feminine
3bones pl(of dead person)restoshuesos informal
- I dragged my tired bones to the bathroom to shave.
- Sighing, he pulled his weary bones to their feet and decided coffee was the best option.
- The post excavation procedure included the removal of all mud and adhering material from the bones and placing of the remains in a cabinet where they were allowed to dry out slowly.
- Rampaging Christian knights and soldiers remove the bones of St John Chrysostom and St Gregory Nazianzen.
- The prefectural police told reporters the remains contained the bones of two persons.
- We are still unburying the bones, the remains, of the people who got killed.
- Just ahead, in the wider section of the pass, the dried bones and carcasses of men and pack animals lay strewn about.
- A mile to the south, in the glen of the Allt nan Uamh, the bones of prehistoric man were found in a series of caves.
- But I'd still like to dig up the bones of the man who condemned it, and bang them together so hard his ghost gets a migraine.
- A spirit then gradually materialized from the bones of the long dead corpse.
- It includes remains such as Aboriginal bones, regarded as stolen goods by Aborigine communities in Australia today.
- Inside, an exhibition of pictures of mutilated corpses and glass cases containing the bones of the victims concludes with a visitors' book.
- Now, more than ever before, the study of battles will involve a literal trampling upon dead men's bones.
- In centuries past, graves would be exhumed, and any bones remaining would be collected and buried deeper down, thereby allowing fresh graves on top.
- He lowered his aching bones to the floor after a harder day's work than he'd ever done.
- The material would be gradually replaced by healthy, newly grown bone and blood vessels.
- Chinese dominoes are longer than Western ones and are divided into two types and were originally carved from bone or ivory with the indented pips made of ebony.
- My grandpa used to carry a big folding Stockman knife, with old fashioned bone handles and blades worn thin from sharpening.
- Any suitable material may be used, including quill, parchment, wood, ivory, bone, horn, tortoiseshell, and plastic.
- ‘You have to be confident to be able to distinguish ivory from bone, and new ivory from old,’ said Mr Judson.
- My latest cut-down bone handled table knives have a near quadrant at the tip and cut unbelievably.
- Ornaments and utensils in precious metals, bronze, bone and horn had also been uncovered.
- Fine details carved in boxwood, bone, ivory, brass and ebony.
- The hilt was made of fine bone and ivory, carved into the shape of a dragon.
- ‘Jacks date back to ancient Rome, when they were carved from ivory or bone,’ she says.
- Some Yoruba woodcarvers also work in bone, ivory, and stone.
- The spongy bone material was then used for DNA extraction.
- What's more, treasured wood was decorated with bone, jade, gold, bronze and shells adding to the value.
- Bears resorb their bone material during hibernation, but they constantly form new bone material as well.
- However, in recent years he has turned his skill and artistry to the crafting of artefacts wrought from ancient native woods, bone, gold, bronze and steel.
- This canoe-style knife measures 3.75 inches long, and has bone handles.
- Bones are made up of two types of material - compact bone and cancellous bone.
- In contrast, fossilized bone is believed to be completely mineralized, meaning no organics are present.
- A cheaper and readily available material which is often passed off as ivory is bone.
- Mining activity has been a constant source of bone and ivory artifacts over the last several decades.
- The conservation of bone artefacts mainly concerns objects made of ivory, camel bone, elephant tusks and horn.
- The earliest example of European poetry about a stranded whale is an Anglo-Saxon inscription on a whale bone casket of about 700 AD.
- The caves at Creswell Crags are known to have been occupied in palaeolithic times because hunters left behind bone and flint stone tools.
- A stylish box made from bone and accented in brass both exotic and elegant.
- This involves the use of ivory, bone, and pieces of wood to create geometric patterns.
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