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(have on loan)the ladder/jacket is borrowed — la escalera/chaqueta es prestada
- may I borrow your pencil for a second? — ¿me dejas el lápiz un momento?
- why don't you borrow Sally's hat? — ¿por qué no le pides el sombrero prestado a Sally?
- is it all right if I borrow this chair? — ¿le importa si me llevo la silla?
- he had to borrow some money — tuvo que pedir dinero prestado
- to borrow sth from sb — pedirle prestado algo a algn
- I borrowed a ladder from Tim — le pedí una escalera prestada a Tim
- I borrowed $5,000 from the bank — pedí un préstamo de 5.000 dólares al banco
- he was living on borrowed time — tenía los días contados
- But at Storr his great achievement has been to borrow the landscape and return it to us in an entirely new light.
- Collections also dwindle when borrowed plates are not returned.
- Take a borrowed watch from the crowd, and stop it dead cold on demand!
- I'll just borrow some clothes and return them later.
- Meanwhile, retired dairy farmer Ted Dibble has vowed to borrow a horse and return to the sport if the Government's anti-hunting proposal becomes law.
- He is an unfailingly polite Sir Edmund Hillary-esque type chap, the sort that if he ever borrowed your lawn mower would most certainly return it with a full tank of petrol and a bottle of decent port.
- We undertake to return all borrowed equipment in the condition it was given to us.
- In Sam's case, a borrowed shovel during a bad winter helped him to build a landscaping business.
- My daughter thinks her borrowed outfit is great.
- He got a truck, and he ended up borrowing a white-fleeced Levi jacket from a guy in a bar who told him he didn't look nearly redneck enough in his jeans and shirt.
- But give it a few more listens, and they're begging to borrow the album and return it six months later.
- No, but most shops will give you a healthy discount and a lot of designers are happy to let me borrow because I return them in the condition I received them.
- I had accused Lils of borrowing it and never returning it, but she, of course, had claimed never to have touched it.
- Alright, who has borrowed my camera and returned it with this picture on it?
- As we learn later, the jacket was borrowed, as is nearly everything Tom ever wears.
- Publisher supplied desk copies can also be returned to the Textbook Store to replace the borrowed copy as long as these books are not marked.
- Mr O'Brien told investigators in 1975 that on the day Hoffa vanished, he borrowed a car belonging to Giacolone's son to run some errands.
- Ripley is a lavatory attendant in 1950s Manhattan who borrows a Princeton jacket to play piano at a garden party.
- Recovering from knee replacement surgery in Lismore Base Hospital, Elaine Avery is well aware of the need to return borrowed orthopaedic equipment when it is no longer needed.
- This particular night, after borrowing the yellow suede jacket from my mate, I felt ready for action.
1.2(from library)sacarI borrowed it from the library — lo saqué de la biblioteca
- books can be borrowed for up to three weeks — los libros se pueden tener hasta tres semanas
- Though he does not have to study at the library, he comes regularly to borrow books.
- My books are borrowed about 120,000 times a year from public libraries.
- After breakfast I had a long shower then we walked over the hill so that i could borrow books.
- This will be an opportunity for people of all ages to borrow books and spend time in the Library during opening hours.
- In the past three years 25% fewer people borrowed books.
- When her studies took her into one of my fields, heraldry, she came to borrow books from my library.
- Space is all very well, in the right place, but people come to libraries mainly to borrow books.
- Having been a resident in Welling since my childhood, my first borrowed book was from there.
- Anyone who borrows a book on Friday the 13th will go into the lucky prize draw, featuring goodies donated by Casino businesses.
- I borrowed a couple books on databases from the library so I could do some retooling, but that's about it.
- At the end of the 20-30 minute session, mothers are able to peruse parenting resources provided by the library and borrow picture books with the babies.
- Librarian Maureen Cusack can obtain books for anyone wishing to borrow books which are not available in the library.
- To encourage even more children to borrow books, I organized a class library in a loft above the housekeeping area, near the book display.
- I managed to go to the library again to borrow the book titled the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne for the tenth time this month.
- It's like borrowing a book from a friend who has underlined the best passages for you to skim to get the guts.
- My family will visit the library often to borrow new books to read together.
- She pointed out that it costs nothing for teenagers to join the library and borrow books, CDs, videos and tapes from the new multimedia section for their age group.
- She had mostly kept to herself, venturing only to the library to borrow books.
- In the year up to March last year 1.9 million books were borrowed, including 370,000 at the central library.
- By joining your local lending library, you can borrow several books at a time without charge, unless you return them late and get fined.
2(idea) sacar(word) tomarto borrow sth from sth
- an idea I borrowed from television — una idea que saqué de la televisión
- a term borrowed from German — un préstamo del alemán
- The troika notion was borrowed from the European Union.
- The idea was borrowed from Vancouver, where a help meter in front of a store proved so popular with customers that panhandlers stopped begging there.
- Jim did not beg, steal or borrow his business acumen - his father Seamus is the well-known Bagenalstown auctioneer and businessman.
- Whereas some artists cop out and simply borrow a hook from an old jazz or blues record then slap a techno/trip-hop beat on it, Tobin's approach is more subtle and complex.
- The concept is borrowed from a Munich hotel that hotel manager Enda O'Meara visited some years ago.
- Kerry's liberalism is the liberalism of that wing; it has not been borrowed or stolen from Dean.
- Other details were borrowed from disparate sources or simply made up.
- Deconstructivism ideas are borrowed from the French philosopher Jacques Derrida.
- In doing so, it may be appropriate for us to borrow some of the best practices of international firms operating in our energy sector.
- Kamati says the idea was borrowed from a similar promotion in Europe and the response here has been overwhelming.
- In April 2000 he was promoted to CEO and is proud of the ideas he's borrowed from Japan and elsewhere.
- The best he could do was borrow concepts and words from other disciplines.
- Bastian was not merely borrowing metaphors from political liberalism in order to explain Humboldt's intellectual importance.
- Hungarian architect Zsigmund Quittner borrowed liberally from traditional Hungarian art to produce a highly decorative and modern building.
- The script seems to revel in the simplicity of its own plot, which has presumably been borrowed from the source videogame.
- Appropriating and borrowing things from other cultures buffet-style seems like a good way of cutting down the amount of time you have to spend hacking out the basics.
- Once again, my coaching ideas are borrowed from great coaches and implemented in ways that I think can help my athletes.
- Most English words were borrowed from some other language.
- Galileo adopted some of its terminology, and according to these scholars his method in science was borrowed from that source.
- For that song, he borrowed a hook from an instrumental track called Taj Mahal written and performed by the veteran Brazilian musician Jorge Ben.
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