In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1puente masculineto build bridges — tender un puente (de unión)
1.2(on ship)puente (de mando) masculine
1.3(of nose)caballete masculine
1.4(of glasses)puente masculine
1.5(of stringed instrument)puente masculine(with masculine article in the singular) alzaprima feminine
4also bridge passage(linking section)puente masculine
5(in billiards, snooker)soporte masculine
1(river/road) tender un puente sobre(road/river) construir un puente sobre(differences) salvar
- Enhancing style and expressing individualism is another reason why shoes have bridged the gap between the sexes.
- The tour attempts to bridge gaps between college students and the native communities that exist very close to them.
- The gap should also be bridged between heads of departments and principals.
- My general point is that the attempt to bridge that gap should be a necessary condition for all philosophizing.
- A lot of Deaf people are today going into the mainstream, so sign-singing is a good way of bridging the gap.
- They were engaged in trying to build a dyke to bridge the river, but the Egyptians managed to thwart that.
- A new psychology initiative helps communities bridge racial and cultural differences.
- This article has attempted to show how the gap between educational theory and practice can be bridged.
- At a grassroots level, this is a great step towards bridging the gap of knowledge.
- Ties were also found covered with mortar bridging the cavity.
- Significant for bridging the two riverbanks of unequal height, its light steel structure has a delicate lace-like detail.
- The theory of empirical ethics attempts to bridge this gap.
- Their authentic sound bridges the gap between the Jamaican countryside and downtown Montreal.
- Revisit the sound that lifted our spirits and bridged the gap between bubblegum pop and adult-oriented rock.
- The gap was bridged, and that was the genesis of my love of acting.
- ‘I saw a need and decided to bridge the generation gap,’ she said.
- Lift and stair are provided, leading to the curved walkway above, which bridges the road.
- Race, class, culture and geographic divides are bridged by both laughter and fearless treading on touchy subjects.
- Borderlines vanish in this crossover event, which joins two genres of music bridging a three hundred year gulf.
- The World Asthma Day is an attempt to bridge the gap between the patient and physician.
- It was not bridging the gulf that has grown between Europe and the U.S. since the end of the Cold War.
- It's about bridging the gap between the genres.
- Differences on key issues could not be bridged.
- ‘I think he was one of the last people who bridged the gap between the old guys and the new guys’.
1(card game)bridge masculinecontract bridge — bridge-contrato masculine
- bridge party — reunión de bridge
- bridge player — jugador de bridge
- This is possible because of the trumping rule, which is different from that in whist or bridge.
- Large numbers of bridge fans attend national tournaments featuring the top players.
- No offence to any bridge players out there, but they've got to be kidding me.
- There are no known performance-enhancing drugs for bridge.
- He was always a keen golfer and bridge player.
- She worried that her standing - as a player who takes her bridge very seriously - might be diminished.
- He was an active and knowledgeable gardener and he remained a highly competitive bridge player.
- Later she became an enthusiastic and ruthless bridge player.
- When I did see the odd fellow bridge player, the first thing I asked them was if they had seen William.
- In his youth he was a keen tennis and bridge player; latterly his pride was his garden.
- If you like trick-taking card games like hearts and bridge, a treasure awaits you in Mü and More.
- So instead, we played bridge and piquet the whole morning.
- The games can be doubled and redoubled as in bridge.
- Other popular leisure-time pursuits include chess, bingo, and bridge.
- Outside medicine he became a first division bridge player, learnt to speak Spanish, and played golf and tennis.
- Even before then, variants of it were popular with bridge players in Denmark and Southern Sweden.
- He described the American Navy as a club for golfers and bridge players.
- He was known as a more than competent bridge player in the European Parliament.
- He became one of the world's best bridge players, with a raft of teaching videos and CDs to his name.
- I learned this game from our interpreter, in exchange for teaching him bridge.
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