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(container)botella femininemasculine frascoreturn empty bottles — devuelva los cascos Spain
- a wine/milk bottle — una botella de vino/leche
- a bottle of wine/milk — una botella de vino/leche
- baby's / feeding bottle — mamadera
- we must get together over a bottle — tenemos que reunirnos para tomar algo
- bottle rack — botellero
- The bag ripped open and glass beer bottles began rolling into the street.
- The reason for this change in procedure is that the council is now able to send glass and plastic bottles and aluminium and steel cans to a plant in Darwen where they are mechanically separated.
- A field of Glasgow's finest waiters had to make two laps of the square while carrying a tray, two bottles and glasses.
- However, in recent years more and more shops have started selling drinks in plastic bottles instead of cans.
- Then there's the matter of plastic bottles and glass bottles.
- Rinse out drink cans and plastic bottles before putting them in recycling bin instead of burying them under a load of old newspapers.
- Mr Short says Barnfield accepts Christmas trees, cardboard boxes and electrical appliances, along with glass bottles and drink cans.
- For the rest of the year, the beach is a disgrace, covered in plastic bottles, broken glass, old tyres and all sorts of unmentionables.
- He sits down behind a desk and takes a drink of pink liquid from his plastic bottle.
- There's been a lot of talk about whether it's safe to drink out of plastic bottles.
- This means that all newspapers, cardboard and plastic drinks bottles can now be easily disposed of, instead of having these items dumped in landfill sites.
- Do not store poisons in drink bottles, glasses, or jars.
- Now, only my glass and plastic bottles are collected while the other items with the recycling logo are left behind with a yellow sticker telling me these items are not recyclable.
- Fans inside the Arena had started pelting each other with plastic beer glasses and bottles, and the concert was temporarily halted.
- Councillors are expect to give the green light to increasing the number of properties from which it collects plastic bottles, glass, cans and paper, in a fortnightly collection.
- The Manchester Evening News launched a campaign three years ago to promote the use of toughened glass and plastic bottles in nightspots.
- The ban will make it a criminal offence to drink from bottles and glasses outside licensed premises and will come into force from Thursday, April 17, the day before Good Friday.
- The cleaned sand is stored in labelled glass bottles identifying the location where it was found.
- Glass and plastic bottles now speed along conveyor belts as creams and liquids are pumped and squirted before lids are fixed and tightened.
- She did as she was told and trotted off into the kitchen and she looked around for a glass bottle containing a colorless liquid.
- We got through a bottle of St Emellion, which doesn't really go with Indian food, but fortified us for the drama ahead.
- She is a self-hating woman who is desperate for the love of her husband, and when it is not returned, she turns to a bottle of whiskey for consolation.
- We chose a bottle of Chablis to accompany, finding its medium texture to work with both the white and red meat.
- After consuming almost everything there the hall bar's stocks of Bacardi Breezers, Smirnoff Ices and a bottle of Jack Daniels were also raided.
- For a while we sat on tree stumps next to the grain storage barn, talking with her parents and passing around a bottle of her father's homemade rakia to keep our blood flowing.
- And I did exactly what any teenager would do after several pints of yokel-strength scrumpy and half a bottle of Russian paint-stripper.
- We've got a bottle of 12-year malt just begging to be tested if you'd like to join us.
- At the end of my experiment, I sat back and nursed a battered palate with a bottle of Spanish cava in an attempt to drive out the demons which had possessed my mouth a short time ago.
- You can check this by sampling a bottle of Bollinger's Vieilles Vignes (ungrafted old vines) against a bottle made from their grafted vines.
- I just remembered, I've got a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red label to sink tonight.
- It being the longest day of the year, I suppose I should have been celebrating some arcane shamanic ritual, but I just put my foot up and finished the remains of a bottle of schnapps.
- For example, the alcoholic content of a bottle of wine must be indicated and also its origin and where the wine was bottled.
- He made the announcement this morning, saying he made the decision over a bottle of Chardonnay at the weekend after he and wife Helena had decided his time had come to move on.
1.3informal (alcohol)to go on the bottle — darse a la bebida
- to come off the bottle — dejar la bebida
- England re-established a bit of credibility over the autumn series, with the performance against the All Blacks showing that they had a bit of bottle.
- He can hit the ball, pass, score goals, has tremendous bottle and he's got vision.
- Reading the Government's plans to liberalise the licensing laws could be enough to make anybody turn to the bottle.
- ‘I just think he is a wonderful dog, he's got a lot of bottle,’ said Mr Marsh as he ruffled the ears of his faithful companion.
- Some said he lost his bottle, others said he was bought off.
- The minimum age of boys taking to the bottle in The State has fallen to as low as 13.5 years.
- What impressed me most was his bravery and his bottle.
- Keepers in this country aren't given quite as much protection as those on the continent and he will have to show some bottle to come and collect high balls.
- We started slowly, but we wore them down and they lost their bottle when we were 8-3 up.
- More Britons than ever are 'turning to the bottle' to relieve stress - and half the nation isn't sleeping or is grumpy due to stress.
- As a result, the villagers turn to the bottle, drinking to forget how dreary their lives are.
- But time and again, his greatest triumphs were achieved because he simply had more bottle than anyone else.
- But these figures do seem to seriously undermine the slur that the Spaniards lost their bottle after the bombs.
- So he lost his bottle in the end, and postponed the general election before he had even called it.
- Fans and family of Mr Howson should take heart; far from seeking solace in the bottle, the strongest stuff he is currently imbibing is tea.
2British informal(courage, nerve)agallas feminine informalto have a lot of bottle — tener muchas agallas informal
- to lose one's bottle — acobardarse
1.1(wine/beer/milk) embotellarbottled in France — embotellado en Francia
- bottled beer — cerveza en / de botella
- bottled milk — leche en / de botella
- bottled water — agua embotellada
1.2British Cookingponer en conserva
2British slang(hit with bottle)darle un botellazo a
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