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(of box, bottle, drawer, bag) fondo masculine(of hill, stairs) pie masculine(of page) final masculine(of page) pie masculine(of pile) parte de abajo feminineyou are at the bottom of the list — estás al final de la lista
- In the bottom of the container there was a reservoir of water, and above it an apparatus caused electrical arcs to crackle.
- Some retailers put bad or rotten fruit in the bottom of the basket.
- Liquids can only fill the bottom of the container while gases can fill it entirely.
- Lightly butter the inside and line the bottom with baking paper.
- He was devastated and resigned himself to a life without joy or love, choosing instead to look for his heart in the bottom of a bottle.
- They're too tough, and the husk is still attached, and I always end up leaving them at the bottom of the container.
- The change effected appears at the bottom of page 186 and the top of 187.
- Then an electrical wire is run along the rod to the light bulb where it is soldered to the side and the bottom of the base.
- Avoid wetting the foliage, and soak the soil until you see water draining through the bottom of the container.
- She laid on her stomach with her feet resting at the bottom of her bed.
- They've signposted content with clear navigation and put neat section headers at the bottom of the front page.
- Try to keep it evenly sprinkled from the top to the bottom of the page.
- They traced the length of her neck, stopping to rest at the bottom of her throat.
- Perhaps more interesting is the part at the bottom of the piece… around fifty languages have only one living speaker.
- If the Finance Sector proposition set out at the bottom of page 359 is correct, that is sufficient for our purposes.
- Rune poured the steaming tea into the cup, letting the leaves twirl around and finally rest on the bottom.
- The cartoon can be found near the bottom of this page in the ‘cartoons’ section.
- So I threw it into the bottom of the bin and covered it with a pile of old Canberra Times.
- Her lazy swimming halted, and her feet found the rough surface of the bottom of the pool.
- The other vans, a total of eight more, came to rest at the bottom of the ramp, all in a row, and released their occupants.
- At the bottom of the front page is a box stating: ‘As always, your feedback is very welcome.’
- He paused at the bottom of the stairs and surveyed all his stuff.
- When I hover over a link, I expect to be able to see where it leads, simply by looking at my status bar at the bottom of the browser.
- Bri did not dare to move until she heard his shuffling feet and tired grunts descend to the bottom of the stairs and fade into the kitchen.
- Place broken crocks in the bottom of the planting container to ensure good drainage and add the compost mixture to the level of the base of the lowest layer of bulbs.
- Once all the wax in the bottom of the container is melted your candle is finished.
- Contact information is included at the bottom of the page.
- The wide mouth of the packaging allows consumers to easily dip down to the bottom of the container.
- Stir it all together and then use the mixture to line the bottom of a serving dish.
- It was going to be a long trek down to where it rested near the bottom of the mountain.
- Spread the vegetables out to cover the bottom of the roasting dish.
- From the tip of the blade to the bottom of the hilt it has to be as long as I am tall!
- In 1997 there was a succession of astonishing Labour gains which could only be briefly noted by a red bar at the bottom of the TV screen.
- We found frequent vertical cracks cutting across all 39 sediment layers from the bottom to the top.
- Ensure good drainage by inserting a good layer, three to four inches deep, of gravel or shattered clay pots at the bottom of your container.
- One trick I have learnt is to put some bulbs at the bottom of the container so they flower in spring.
- You can get to each section using the Table of Contents at the bottom of this page.
- It is correctly aligned, or oriented, showing the south of the river at the bottom.
- He was standing at the bottom of the stairs, and she stood at the top.
- Instead of covering this as if it were the top story, put it on the bottom of the front page.
- The coffee has been sinking to the bottom of the container and creating an icy layer.
- For the wick, measure out a few more inches of string than is needed to reach the bottom of the container.
- Music is really represented all over the brain, in the left and the right; in the top and the bottom; in the front and the back.
1.2(underneath)(of box) parte de abajo feminine(of bottle) culo masculine(of bottle) fondo masculine(of bottle) poto masculine Andes informal(of ship) fondo masculine
1.3(of bed) pies masculine(of garden) fondo masculine(of road) final masculine
- The shed was at the bottom of the garden and it is believed whoever started the fire escaped via an alleyway running alongside the house.
- This morning it appears that the sheds at the bottom of the gardens in this street have been burgled in the night.
- What goes on in the shed at the bottom of the garden?
- Think of British inventors and you picture lone eccentrics toiling away in a shed at the bottom of the garden, seeking to make discoveries of genius.
- Of course, the smoke did not affect their own houses because the bonfire was at the bottom of their gardens.
- His neighbours report that if he does exhibit any mild eccentricity, it is only his habit of spending hours locked in the shed at the bottom of his Oxford garden.
- Mrs God would have been furious if she had found out that, after lunch, he was in the shed at the bottom of the garden tinkering with bits of disused jet aircraft.
- Amongst the singing and chit-chat someone was asked to get something from the shed at the bottom of the garden.
- So we built an aerial runway for our creations that went from Sean's bedroom down to his dad's shed at the bottom of the garden.
- The house I might be buying has a shed at the bottom of the garden that has been used as a sculpture studio.
1.4(of sea, river, lake)fondo masculineto hit / touch bottom — tocar fondo
- earnings hit bottom in the second quarter — las ganancias tocaron fondo / se fueron a pique en el segundo trimestre
- he hit bottom when his wife died — se vino abajo cuando murió su mujer
- As I said, I have come from the bottom to the surface in a hundred-foot deep water.
- It is encrusted in pink algae and offers a nice contrast to the wreck, which is resting on a sandy bottom.
- Scientists say the city was submerged at the bottom of the lake about 2,000 or 3,000 years ago for unknown reasons.
- Mostly the water is shallow, merely a couple of hundred meters deep, and you can always see the surface or the bottom or frequently both.
- A muck of built up sewage and slime sits at the bottom of the deep slow moving polluted water.
- As there was no wind, it was quite clear from the surface to the bottom so that we could see clearly even at a distance of twenty to thirty yards.
- The depth they cruise at varies between the surface and the bottom.
- We first started to notice several dead fish on the bottom of the river.
- The first clown I buddied up with spent the entire dive hurtling between the bottom and the surface.
- That's because it depends on whether the iceberg is floating or resting on the bottom.
- Their fertile farmland now lay at the bottom of the lake.
- Additional studies will determine if the rocks were laid down by minerals formed at the bottom of a salty lake or sea.
- In many areas along the shoreline, the bottom of the lake dropped off quickly to greater depths.
- Resting on the bottom or in the sediment are wrecks, such as an oil freighter and a Spanish galleon.
- However, you failed to mention to the ratepayers all the chemicals that exist at the bottom of the lake.
- A hero firefighter who pulled a young girl from the bottom of a lake was today awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery.
- ‘I had my suspicions that there might be relics from the film at the bottom of the river,’ he says.
- Similarly, providing a layer of river sand at the bottom of the well or depositing small bundles of charcoal in the well are beneficial.
- In addition, Thoreau notices circular heaps of stones about six feet in diameter that sit on the pond bottom.
- Many trolleys removed from supermarkets return damaged or end up at the bottom of a local lake or river.
2(of hierarchy)he is at the bottom of the class — está entre los peores de la clase
- she came bottom of the class — fue la peor de la clase
- the team is lying bottom of the league — el equipo está a la cola de la liga
- she started out at the bottom — empezó desde abajo
3.1(of person)trasero masculine informaltraste masculine Southern Cone informal→ smooth
- I will also require a velveteen cushion on which to rest my boil-covered bottom.
- What I'm wondering is why monkeys would pay to see monkey bottoms when those bottoms are hanging out naked to see all the time.
- Dusk extended his right leg forward and Shi rested her bottom on his leg.
- I'm totally sick of all these ads for baby products that have babies' bottoms hanging out all over the place.
- ‘My bottom was flat from sitting in planes in November and December,’ said Woods.
- As Vernon explains, the slow, rhythmic grinding, bumping and shaking is great for toning bottoms, abdominal muscles, thighs, backs and arms.
- At birth the newborn emerges into a world suddenly filled with sensations, including possibly a slap on the bottom.
- Theorton removed his bottom from his chair and walked around his old friend.
- But, more to the point, do we really want the old blokes of the future to have cheeks as soft as babies' bottoms; to have foreheads as smooth as velvet and, overall, to appear as rugged as a sand dune?
- She sat in a very undignified position, with only the dusty ground on which to rest her bottom which condemned her to exceptional discomfort.
- The service was also superb, with the Royal Cliff's noiseless way of slipping a chair under the waiting bottom almost a trademark.
- The next step is administration of rabies immunoglobulin, with half of it directly into the wound and the rest into your waiting bottom!
- She shook her head and sat down on her bottom, hair falling over her face.
- The next thing she knew, Effie was sitting on her bottom in the snow and the Indian was standing over her, holding her gun.
- At the very end of this long table was a rather large chair edged with more gold upon which the king himself sat his royal bottom.
- Many of them had a young baby girl smiling while sitting on her bottom in the tall grass or while teetering across a bridge or on a sidewalk.
- Sensors can be fitted to various parts of the operator's anatomy - for example, to the elbows to check interior space, or to bottoms for sensing seating positions.
3.2(of trousers)bajo masculinebajos masculinethe bottoms of his trousers were muddy — llevaba los bajos del pantalón cubiertos de barro
- I'm sitting in my dressing gown and tracksuit bottoms, having spent the whole day in bed.
- She had changed from her mini skirt into pajama bottoms and a tight-fitting t-shirt that had an unprintable logo on it.
- She still had an hour and a half, so she dressed in pajama bottoms and a shirt she stole from Vince's bag.
- Closing the basement door, she quickly changed into a pair of green pajama bottoms and a white tank top.
- I cut strips from the bottom of the sarong and sliced slits in the waist of the bikini bottom.
- He is 30 minutes late and hardly cuts an imposing figure, dressed shabbily in an old pair of tracksuit bottoms and trainers, polo shirt and fleece.
- The top was tied off around the neck and the bottom was bikini style with a short flowing mini skirt over top.
- Do you think there's any correlation between its rise in popularity and its participants wearing bikini bottoms and sports bras?
- It took Emily at least twenty minutes to coax Callie from the bathroom floor, and even longer to get her dressed in a long-sleeve shirt and pajama bottoms.
- She had on a two piece dress; the top was tight and cut off right above her navel, the bottom rested on her hips.
- Jade was in a green bikini top with the bottom of her suit covered by a pair of blue jeans.
- Tracey approached the pool area, towel draped around her neck and a sarong covering the bottom of her bikini.
- It was a black bikini halter with matching bottoms, a pair of swim shorts that had floral Hawaii prints on the side and a red shirt that had the sleeves ripped off with buttons undone.
3.3(of pajamas, tracksuit) (often plural) pantalón masculine(of pajamas, tracksuit) (often plural) pantalones masculine(of bikini) (often plural) parte de abajo feminine
4(in baseball)parte baja femininesegunda feminine
US(river valley)valle masculinevega feminine
6also bottom gear
British informalprimera femininein bottom — en primera
1(lowest)(card/layer/shelf) de más abajo(grade/mark) más bajothe bottom left-hand corner — el ángulo inferior izquierdo
- £50 is my absolute bottom price — 50 libras es mi último precio / el precio más bajo que le puedo ofrecer
- The share for middle and bottom income earners suffered declines of about 5 percent.
- The bottom half of the income distribution is unlikely to save for retirement in illiquid accounts on a voluntary basis.
- A sparkling shiny piece of silver metal caught her eye from the bottom shelf of the back wall of the closet.
- So I've just put everything on the bottom shelf in the cupboard.
- But don't forget the fine print at the bottom right of the poster.
- Defrost it in the fridge in a large bowl on the bottom shelf, so the juices don't drip onto anything else.
- The top two from each pool will progress to the cup competition, while the bottom two will get a second bite of the cherry in the plate.
- On the bottom shelf was the cardboard carton containing the incense sticks.
- Canada is increasingly divided between the few who have much and a growing bottom class that has little.
- Coming in with 18 points, Jim had no competitors for the bottom spot.
- As of 2000, this top layer had an income 10 times that of the bottom fifth of families.
- But the region lagged behind in wages, with most local government areas in the bottom third for average weekly incomes.
- Danielle cut the top layer of Holly's hair shorter than the bottom layer, so the ends of Holly's hair can now be flipped out.
- It goes to the 70 percent of the taxpayers who are in the bottom brackets.
- Cathy knelt in front of the bookcases, pulling things from the bottom shelves.
- An unopened toothbrush and tube of toothpaste lay in the bottom shelf.
- I think one of my bottom teeth is going to fall out soon.
- She grabbed the railing for support and lowered herself on the bottom step.
- All 12 teams make the play-offs with the bottom eight competing in the best of three preliminary round.
- Living wage advocates are stepping up a campaign to ensure the benefits of prosperity extend to those at the bottom end of the income scale.
- The children's books have occupied the bottom shelves where children can easily access them.
- Tutoring beyond first grade was made on the basis of performance in the bottom third of class level scores.
- You might want to temporarily cut rates for the bottom two income brackets.
- The poor choice of song even caused her a position in the bottom 3.
- As a first-grader at another school, she read at the bottom level of her class.
- Beside the bottom bunk was a small table with two shelves above it.
- Then, I sit up, with my hands pressed to a bottom board of the shelf, pushing myself upwards.
- Lots of students who have achieved greatness were in the bottom half of their class.
- Caregivers are positioned at the bottom reaches of the health-care system.
- On the bottom layer, start with a very thin layer of jam.
- The base of the camera struck me and cut my bottom lip.
- He sat down on the bottom step to the basement and she perched next to him.
- In some cases, pupils who had originally been in the bottom quarter of the class produced work that put them in the middle half of the class.
- She goes to the fridge and from a cask on the bottom shelf pours me a glass.
- So we decided we'd dig the whole lot out and put the bottom storey underground.
- He removes the bottom bin, and finds the reservoir is frozen solid.
- One of the best magazines we discovered was not at Frieze but tucked away on the bottom shelf of the bookshop at Tate Modern.
2(lower)(lip/edge/part) inferior(edge/part/lip) de abajothe bottom half of the page — la mitad inferior de la página
- Divided into top and bottom terraces, both provide an incredible view to the Black Sea.
- We made our way along the bottom road that was closest to the lake.
- This leads downhill and just before the bottom corner of the field is reached cross the stile on your left and enter the woodland.
- Has the day come when now you check the computer for your cattle numbers instead of having to go down to the bottom field to do so?
- The top terrace consists of a lawn surrounded by borders, the bottom terrace is a small, mown orchard.
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