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