In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(knot)lazo masculinemoño masculine Latin Americamoña feminine Uruguayrosa feminine Chileto tie a bow — hacer un lazo (/ moño etc. )
- to tie sth in a bow — hacer un lazo (/ moño etc. ) con algo
- He did these beautiful bead necklaces on a piece of fabric that tied in a bow in the back.
- At the base of the triangle made by her stomacher, and foregrounded by a white ribbon tied in a bow, hangs an emblem of the Queen's chastity.
- Also, his conversation with his Dad at the end felt a little too scripted and all wrapped up in a bow, I think.
- Gather the ribbon ends (make sure all are equal in length) and tie in a bow.
- Tie the very ends of the ribbon together in bow or knot, to form a loop by which to hang the bag.
- Pat was wearing a black spandex, long sleeved shirt with a thin thread tied in a bow, slipped in between two tiny holes underneath the neckline.
- I waited until the puppies were weaned then I tied red bows around their necks, put them in a box and headed to Mrs. Rooney's home.
- On it lay a single purple ribbon tied in a bow: a hairpiece for a little girl.
- Next cut a length of narrow holiday ribbon to tie in a bow for the top of the package.
- I tied it in a bow and wore it as a belt around my waist.
- I also had on black three-inch heels with straps that criss-crossed around my ankle and tied in a bow in the back.
- I tied it in a bow around the stem of the flower, and gently stroked the soft fabric before letting my feet carry me downstairs again.
- After your child completes several cards, stack and lace them together through the eyelets on the left edge to form a book, tying the ribbon ends in a bow.
- Hanging on a branch of the biggest pine are my socks, neatly tied in a bow, waiting to be discovered.
- It was covered in black velvet with a blood red rose embroidered on the front and a ribbon of the same colour as the rose tied in a bow at the top.
- Bundle the sticks together with raffia ending in a bow at the top, secure with glue if needed.
- She wore a light blue dress with a white apron, and a ribbon, tied in a bow to match the color of her dress, hung gracefully in her hair.
- I love the little cream silk ribbon tied in a bow on the door handle to my bathroom.
- Tie the red ribbon in a bow and stitch in place through the center knot, referring to the photo for placement.
- I picked up a wide blue ribbon, wound it around the ponytail, and tied it in a bow.
- He looks very jaunty, hands on hips, his cap pushed back on his head and his cap ribbon tied in a bow.
2(weapon)arco masculinebow and arrow — arco y flecha
- She picked up her hunter's bow and the quiver of poison tipped arrows, and slung them around her shoulder.
- He takes a handmade bow, loops the wire around a hardwood stick, and proceeds to saw back and forth.
- A strung bow with an arrow nocked to the string produced itself from behind her back.
- Apart from her loosely held bow, she does not look well-equipped for the hunt.
- When the Cherokee got these new weapons, bows and arrows especially, they were able to kill many more animals than before.
- They had walked and driven for hours to get there, carrying the only weapons they possessed - bows and arrows, spears and machetes.
- His followers had matchlocks, spears, swords, bows and arrows.
- We will also include a selection of ranged weapons such as bows, crossbows and slings.
- Dawn drew her bow, nocking an arrow after she strung it.
- Yet he did not spy any bows or arrows, javelins, or other weapons that could strike at a distance.
- The catalogue, includes an assortment of weapons: bows and arrows, swords and spears.
- It's impossible to slouch with a solid three inch bow at your back, and the sandals require short steps.
- He ran up to one bowman and cleaved his bow in half.
- As sinew is naturally elastic and horn compressive, their combination resulted in a bow of considerable power, yet which crucially was short enough to use with ease on horseback.
- They stood in the trenches, weapons unsheathed and arrows nocked on bows.
- Swords, spears, bows and arrows and many other weapons were being made in full force.
- In mounted combat their prime weapons were bow and arrow and lance rather than the awkward and uncertain trade musket.
- Boys practice shooting bows and arrows at the age of three.
- The gates opened with speed to let the approaching friends in, and bowmen fitted bows to shoot down the riders.
- She went into the woods with her bow and arrows and quickly found her prey.
- When the electric is used, it's played with a violin bow, which results in a sound I'm sure we could use to communicate with whales.
- The light bows are curved outward and strung with black horse hair, which gives the music incisive attacks and lush sustains.
- Red opened up the case, grabbed the little tin soup can and set it out near him; he then took out the old bow and violin and began to play.
- Rosin can be used as a plasticizer, in the manufacture of varnishes and printing inks, and also to treat bows for stringed instruments.
- The stealer of the show was definitely Peers when he played his guitar like an upside-down guitar with a violin bow.
- She gently placed the bow on the violin and very carefully began to play.
- Tenenbaum, who just happened to have her violin, lifted her bow and began to play.
- As I sang, I was prodded in the leg by the cellist's bow.
- Here is a picture of James aged six, clearly more interested in the violin bow than in the dance.
- Bow every note slowly while concentrating on bow placement and technique.
- A typical Baroque violin or viol bow had a finely tapered snakewood stick, almost straight or slightly curved outwards.
- Once open she proceeds to pull out the violin and rosin her bow.
- They meld beautifully with the electric guitar (played by a violin bow of course).
- I seem to remember that although I couldn't play a note on the violin with the bow, I wasn't too bad at pizzicato.
- And we often set them swaying back and forth with an accidental whack of a violin bow.
- She watched his downcast face, as he rested the fine horsehair of his bow on his knee.
- Many great players have publicly stated that they would rather play on a duff instrument with a great bow than a great instrument with a bad bow.
- The wood was similar to an East Indian variety called pau brasil, which was then popular in Europe for making cabinets and violin bows.
- She claims to have used a lighter bow for Schubert than Brahms.
- When all four cellos enter using bows, the texture and performance practices suggest a classical string quartet.
- Several cultures drink mare's milk; and horse hair is used for violin bows, mattresses and lining for clothes.
- The bows of the cellos, violins and double-basses seem to caress your heart strings and not those of their instruments.
- Rapid bowing, slow bows and staccato to bowing are reviewed, and exercises for each are prescribed.
4US(on spectacles, arm)patilla femininebrazo masculine Chile Colombiafeminine monturaarmazón
- A pair of eyeglasses includes an elongated lens unit, a pair of connectors, and a pair of elongated bows.
- The lenses don't meet the corners of the frame where the bows attach.
- This hearing aid device has a body that can be attached to an eyeglasses bow has a channel therein for acceptance of a flexible eyeglasses bow end piece.
1(plank/branch) arquearse(plank/branch) doblarse(plank/branch) pandearse
1(movement)reverencia feminineinclinación femininevenia feminine Southern Cone Colombiacaravana feminine Mexicohe greeted the Duchess with a bow — saludó a la duquesa con una reverencia
- to make a bow — hacer una reverencia (/ inclinación etc. )
- the actress took a bow in front of the curtain — la actriz salió a saludar al público / a agradecer los aplausos del público
- you can take a bow for doing so well — te mereces un aplauso por lo bien que lo hiciste
- Then she smiled nicely, took a little bow, blew a kiss, and gave just the briefest, politest, friendliest pump of a fist.
- Davis looked up and gave a signal of approval, and after a quick bow, the pair of messengers was gone.
- Tyrielle went into a deep bow, his waist length hair touching the floor slightly.
- I suppose my eyes conveyed the same message, and I smirked at him, inclining my head in a bow, before stepping up to shake his hand.
- They also saluted him with a deep 45-degree bow in his honor.
- Branson inclined his head slightly in a bow, and Angelie curtsied again.
- The song ended and I took a quick, self-conscious bow.
- I stood there for a while before wandering over to the fountain, where a Hispanic guy was taking mock bows for his friends.
- As the skyline took a descending bow, we felt the surge of power riding the carriage to the top.
- ‘Thank you, sire,’ she said in a bow before trailing after the two scouts in silence.
- He looked down and saw she was on one knee, in a bow.
- He gave her a mock bow and pulled out a set of car keys from his pocket, ‘whatever you say, m'lady.’
- All of the younger class men sank to the floor in a bow, all except Jessica and Andrew.
- Chris gave her a mock bow, before taking her empty bottle.
- Karajan modestly confines himself to initial bows and a last curtain embellished with bouquets.
- He nodded towards the pictures and gave a mock bow.
- Chavez replied with a smile and a mock bow, just before he grabbed Pen's hands, swept her off her feet and carried her up into the air, screaming.
- Sir Robin, clean-cut and the soul of discretion, gives a brief head bow and addresses the Queen as ‘Your Majesty’.
- Grasping the baton with both hands, he takes a single low bow, then turns to face the orchestra.
- They bent down on one knee in a bow before their king.
1hacer una reverenciahacer una venia Southern Cone Colombiahacer una caravana MexicoI hate waiters who bow and scrape — odio a los camareros demasiado solícitos / serviles
- to bow to sb — hacerle una reverencia a algn
- to bow to sth
- we must bow to her age and experience — debemos tratarla con la deferencia que su edad y experiencia merecen
- I bow to your superior knowledge — usted sabe más que yo
- they won't bow to government pressure — no van a ceder ante la presión del gobierno
- to bow to the inevitable — resignarse ante lo inevitable
2Cinemathe film bowed last week at Cannes — la película se estrenó la semana pasada en Cannes
1(head) inclinar(head) agacharI bowed my head in shame — incliné / agaché la cabeza avergonzado
- his whole body was bowed with exhaustion — estaba doblegado de cansancio
1(of ship)proa feminine
- Once they had hauled out their gear, he motored away, the flag on his little boat's bow snapping in the winter breeze.
- There were shrapnel pockmarks from bow to stern, and the main living area was just one enormous cavity of burnt wood, twisted metal and torn cables.
- Sitting in the Sequoia's bow, I can hear only the creak of the oars and the muffled roar of the falls.
- The ship has a bow and a stern ramp for fast landing of troops and combat material.
- Steve stood at the bow of the ship, unprotected from the storm and hanging on for dear life as he pointed excitedly.
- Before he could say another word the pirate ran to the edge of the bow and jumped ship.
- The ceiling lights lit in a sequence from the aft deck to the bow of the ship and the floor lighting blinked twice before staying on.
- I am in the musty storage bow of a sailless schooner on the murky waters of the river Styx.
- The wide planing hull lends stability for easy shots down tough rapids, and the boat's upturned bow makes punching through big holes a cinch.
- The former, as prime contractor, builds the aft and central superstructure, the latter the ship's bow and distinctive pyramidal main mast.
- She stood at the bow of the ship, letting the breeze play with her hair.
- A good 1500 meters stretched from the stubby bow back to the equally stubby stern.
- She turned to cross to the starboard side, but she saw Nathaniel laughing, and she changed her mind and stood at the bow of the ship.
- The twins stood at the bow of the ship as the creak and groan of ice echoed all around.
- Without the support of the bowsprit, the long spar that extends forward from the bow of the ship, there was no support for the masts.
- Blackbeard's sword shone in the light, as he stood at the bow of the ship, one knee up, staring foreword at his island.
- When we stood at the bow of the ship we peered over the edge and watched the maidenhead get battered, the wooden carving taking the abuse in stride.
- Although the public saw the usual hands at the wheel of the ship of state, they were as decorative as the figureheads on the bows of old sailing ships.
- The wrinkles dispersed like waves disappearing before the bow of a ship.
- Kerry's boat ran up to me in the water, bow on, and I was able to climb up a cargo net to the lip of the deck.
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