In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(look)mirarcan I help you? — I'm just browsing, thank you — ¿qué desea? — nada, gracias, estoy mirando / curioseando
- feel free to come in and browse (around) — pasen y miren, sin ningún compromiso
- to browse through sth
- she was browsing through the records/a magazine — estaba echando un vistazo a los discos/hojeando una revista
2(feed)(cow/deer) pacerto browse on sth — alimentarse de algo
- In addition to consuming leaf litter and propagules, grapsoid crabs also browse directly on mangrove vegetation.
- In the stillness we could hear goats browsing under the stripped vines.
- No recruitment of any species occurred in the 20th century, likely because of deer browsing.
- In contrast, deer browsed 3.5% to 18.9% of the standing crop of forb stems depending upon time of sampling.
- Elephants eat grass when it's available and browse on shrubs and trees at other times.
- The ‘black’ rhinoceros has a narrow muzzle, with grasping lips, suited to browsing on leafy foliage.
- This was mainly due to mammals browsing only on the larger fruits from flowers that had been exposed to pollinators.
- To save the ginseng and hundreds of other plant species browsed by white-tailed deer, McGraw and Furedi recommend that hunters shoot more deer, including females.
- Mostly, each giraffe there browsed in one spot all morning.
- We sat for a while longer, and our horses browsed amongst the tender growth fringing the track.
- Their barks and branches freshly ripped, showing where the elephants have browsed during the night and daylight hours.
- Later I got a modem so I could browse the uni network from home.
- The black rhino is known for its aggressiveness and its nimble upper lip, which it uses to grasp and browse on shrubs.
- African rhinos tend to feed low to the ground whereas Asian rhinos usually browse on leaves.
- Similarly, after crops are harvested, livestock are allowed to browse on crop residues and trees in fields.
- A pattern should quickly emerge of what they are up to; usually a circuit will become apparent with them every now and again dropping down to browse on certain spots.
- The teeth become less like those of ground sloths, adapted for browsing on leaves and assorted vegetation.
- In addition, they could swim the roughest rivers, pack heavy equipment, and browse on greasewood or thorny brush that other animals could not eat.
- Deer browsed selectively on prairie forbs but not on prairie grasses or sedges.
- As the days cooled and shortened, Jock and Fly climbed the great hill through the lowering mists into the sunlight where harrier hawks and eaglets soared and Cheviot sheep browsed in this brilliant air.
- I have punched holes in newspapers, completed all the shelving and spent about ten minutes browsing through a book on historic buildings in Australia.
- You will not find many casual visitors who browse through the pages of books with feigned interest.
- Dominated by religious texts, comics and dictionaries, most volumes are bound in plastic to stop browsing and keep covers clean.
- I have only browsed through the contents, but I was very favorably inclined and I can recommend Kling more generally.
- Beneath the lush canopy of a huge tree near the University Office at Palayam, people are lazily browsing through books and magazines.
- It's not written like a business book, it's meant to be a book to browse through.
- Let's start with a bagatelle I found when browsing through the Oxford Book of English Verse.
- I was browsing through the magazines when he came storming up to me, face like a cumulonimbus (ask your geography teacher about that - if you have one).
- Clearly, someone had figured out that readers have less interest in that stuff, and when they're browsing through a book at the store, it makes them not want to buy.
- Those who persevere or browse further than the main listings, will find some of the most fascinating chunks of the book.
- O how I envy those people who can get up have a leisurely breakfast of something healthy and wholesome, browse through the papers before stress free, amble through the park to work.
- It's an easy place - the third space after office or college and home, a meeting place where you can browse through magazines, talk with friends, and relax.
- Having bought the ticket and taken a look at the exhibits there, he went up to the reception and was browsing through a book on history, which was kept there for sale.
- Start by browsing through magazines, home design catalogs and books, and visiting model homes.
- This is a lovely book to browse through - full of inviting, colourful pictures and uncluttered text.
- Having browsed through this book, you've probably realized that despite the noise, stink, stupidity and self-destructiveness of Planet Earth, it's not a bad place to vacation.
- And the main advantage is that a prospective reader can browse through endless tomes by unknown authors in their own home.
- Laurie explains that it was while they were browsing through magazines and looking for a suitable property that she cottoned on to the fact that property was - and still is - so much cheaper in France.
- There's something absolutely luxurious about sipping a hot cup of coffee while browsing through a book.
- I browsed through an old book - Ootacamund: A History - while we waited for lunch.
1we had a browse around the antique shops — estuvimos curioseando por las tiendas de antigüedades
- I had a browse through the brochure — le eché una ojeada al folleto
- I think London for lunch and a long browse at the British Museum.
- Even a casual browse of the pamphlet gets one's linguistic antennae tingling.
- From a quick browse through his recent archive too, it's one that will be added to the list to check up on regularly.
- When the coffee was done we split up and went our separate ways, Graham to the bookshop for a good browse and me off to the big photographic store at the other end of town.
- The spot I selected for my U-turn happened to be right next to a yard sale so I climbed out for a browse.
- As usual The Beatles have a massive presence with some very interesting articles, well worth a browse through all the items just for some of the stories.
- A browse through her collection reveals her talent for combining unusual shapes with dramatic feather and floral decorations.
- I generally use the internet for business research, and always promise myself a browse around some designer fashion sites.
- A quick browse on any of the massively profitable dating websites illustrates the size of the problem faced by American women today.
- A casual browse through company archive reinforces the premium placed on craftsmanship throughout Mackintosh's 102-year history.
- According to a quick browse of the OxBlog archives, it's been eight months since I've said anything about Burma at all.
- I discovered them during a lazy browse outside the window.
- A salesman asked if he could help me, but I said I was just having a browse.
- I took a browse through the site at the weekend and fund it very easy to navigate and very informative.
- Franco says the best way to see the whole variety of products is to drop into the new showroom on Woodlark Street and have a browse.
- If one tickles your sense of curiosity, humour, or intellect, have a browse through the archives for much more.
- There are hosts of others, including artists and jewellery makers, and it's a great place for a browse.
- An essential stop on the road to West Clare is the town of Ennis, and no visit would be complete without a browse around Custy's Traditional Music Shop.
- Take a quick browse through the harmless fun of top-shelf material at most newsagents, garages and grocery shops and you will find row after row of hate titles that degrade and humiliate women.
- Coleraine is the next drop off for a browse and the day will be completed with evening tea at the Bowhill Hotel, Coleraine.
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