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)
- we'll cross that bridge when we come to it — ese problema lo resolveremos cuando llegue el momento
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 masculinealzaprima
4also bridge passage(linking section)puente masculine
5(in billiards, snooker)soporte masculine
1(road/river) tender un puente sobre(river/road) construir un puente sobre(differences) salvar
1(card game)bridge masculinecontract bridge — bridge-contrato masculine
- bridge party — reunión de bridge
- bridge player — jugadora de bridge
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- 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 was known as a more than competent bridge player in the European Parliament.
- The games can be doubled and redoubled as in bridge.
- He became one of the world's best bridge players, with a raft of teaching videos and CDs to his name.
- She worried that her standing - as a player who takes her bridge very seriously - might be diminished.
- This is possible because of the trumping rule, which is different from that in whist or bridge.
- Later she became an enthusiastic and ruthless bridge player.
- So instead, we played bridge and piquet the whole morning.
- Large numbers of bridge fans attend national tournaments featuring the top players.
- I learned this game from our interpreter, in exchange for teaching him bridge.
- When I did see the odd fellow bridge player, the first thing I asked them was if they had seen William.
- He described the American Navy as a club for golfers and bridge players.
- In his youth he was a keen tennis and bridge player; latterly his pride was his garden.
- He was always a keen golfer and bridge player.
- There are no known performance-enhancing drugs for bridge.
- He was an active and knowledgeable gardener and he remained a highly competitive bridge player.
- No offence to any bridge players out there, but they've got to be kidding me.
- Other popular leisure-time pursuits include chess, bingo, and bridge.
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