In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(male)masculine ciervo (macho)masculine conejo (macho)feminine liebre macho
2Archaic(dandy)petimetre masculine dated
2US(move jerkily)(deck/car) dar sacudidas
3US(resist, oppose)to buck against sth/sb — rebelarse contra algo/algn
- to buck against / at -ing — resistirse a + inf
1US(trend) resistirse a(trend) oponerse ato buck the system — ir contra la corriente
- They will get a $2,500 pay increase, and they will get to keep five bucks.
- They claim they're going to save a few hundred million bucks in the deal.
- The girl gave him a whole fifty bucks and received three dollars change.
- If you don't want a full meal, you can get roti bread with satay sauce for five bucks.
- Can you imagine paying 47 bucks to watch skateboarding?
- I just bought a Liz Claiborne sweater at Goodwill for five bucks.
- Now, how could he turn a few bucks out of this deal?
- Men in business suits would leave me a buck on a fifty dollar tab.
- Spree somehow convinced the Knicks to reduce his fine from 150,000 dollars to just 2,500 bucks…
- I know, but it's just five bucks, and at this point I'm almost eager to give it to him.
- They range in price from several dollars to around twenty-five bucks.
- Sure, you can stay home, save a few bucks and see the game on TV, but what's the fun in that?
- It's a $20.00 registration plus Green fees of about five bucks.
- Surely they would have no problem forking out a few extra bucks for a DVD player.
- I saved up and bought it at the local pawnshop for seventy-five bucks, a deal as far as I was concerned.
- It was only about 8 euros, which is about US 10 bucks.
- I was sitting at the bar, having a couple of quiet ones with a bloke I know only distantly, when a voice behind me said ‘Lend us five bucks.’
- Maybe just two bucks for a soda or five bucks for a beer, but that's still money I don't have.
- Pay me five thousand bucks and I'll speak at your corporate function.
- This is a bit of a side note but five bucks says the town of Greenville isn't green at all.
- Instead they have been engaged in the old game of passing the buck, and shifting all blame onto the civil service.
- ‘I'm the compliance officer, so you're right, the buck stops here in the end,’ she said.
- What is especially telling is the depiction of a bureaucracy unable to react, passing the buck and avoiding responsibility.
- ‘Since we provide the funding and oversight for the agency, the buck stops here,’ said Mr. Hollings.
- When the buck stops here - when you're responsible for the ultimate shareholder value - you've got to take 10 or 30 or 100 variables into consideration.
- It seems as if government departments are playing games with us, passing the buck from one minister to another.
- ‘The controllers are all highly trained and they will handle all the aircraft passing through our airspace but, ultimately I am the general manager so the buck stops here’, he said.
- Those people that are trying to shift focus should realize what Harry Truman said a long time ago, the buck stops here.
- This is unfair and shows that a hidden tax is often a devious tax, especially when the Government passes the buck to local councils and then disclaims all responsibility for what is going on.
- It seems to me that it is far easier to pass the buck than to take personal responsibility for our own actions.
- He's also willing, more often than not, to stand up and do a Harry Truman, take positions, and say the buck stops here.
- He hasn't taken a leadership role to say, ‘Yes, the buck stops here.’
- The government can pass the buck to companies, and workers can abdicate all responsibility.
- Surely the public is entitled to know, because the buck stops here, where the votes are.
- Have you ever noticed, ironically, that the folks who spend so much time talking about ‘responsibility’ are usually the first to try to pass the buck?
- But have any so breezily dodged responsibility and so glibly passed the buck?
- I don't know if it's been chief and council passing the buck or the co-manager passing the buck.
- We are all to blame tonight, but I signed the players and I suppose the buck stops with me.
- Nor has he shown any inclination to properly organize his economic troops, or to deal with the fact that the buck stops with the chief executive.
- It seems they keep on passing the buck - no one wants to accept responsibility.
- Hunters selectively cull the does to make more forage available for the bucks.
- Some places base the cost of a deer hunt on the size of a buck's antlers - the bigger the antlers, the more the hunt costs.
- They'd seen three roe deer in the woods, a hind and two bucks, moving ‘silent and in slow motion through the snow’.
- Outdoors enthusiasts who can ignore the season's monster bucks and swarming quail will find excellent largemouth bass action.
- Buck hares are wild frolickers in March, their breeding season, which has made them a synonym for lunacy for centuries.
- Herein, we consider two main hypotheses to assess the possible function of the post-copulatory vocalization of fallow bucks.
- Add a host of maturing bucks from a bumper fawn crop six years ago and the potential for trophy-class deer is excellent.
- They require no hanging, and the meat is pale and tender; that of does is considered better than that of bucks (males).
- In a year as magical as this one, impressive bucks are scattered throughout the state, but those animals won't be easy to see just now.
- And it has particularly infuriated park managers because the owner of an Alsatian watched as her dog chased the buck and then fled the scene while the deer died.
- The most magnificent of these was a buck's head - antlers and all - which was mounted above the fireplace.
- Marion had never got on with her father, but right now if she saw his face she'd have cheerfully swung the three strong buck rabbits she was carrying into it.
- I saw a beautiful dark-horned buck standing with a doe on a sun-splashed, frost-sparkled flat near the edge of a canyon.
- On the drive back to Shelby a big buck deer jumped across the road only a few yards in front of us.
- When, freezing and exhausted, he finally felt land beneath his limbs, the buck collapsed.
- During my North Cotswold Mastership, I made Butler, the terrier man, carry a huge white buck ferret on his bicycle, and very useful he proved to be.
- They had red skin, and small horns like a buck's newly sprouting antlers.
- Growth of an organ, such as a buck's antlers, requires additional nourishment and that means additional blood flow.
- Even at the tail end of the season, we were seeing numerous herds of 20 or more antelope marshaled by some very fine quality herd bucks.
- In central Iowa, purebred bucks and does cost $500 or more per animal.
- The double trigger setup on the Mountain Rifle allows for a quick shot by simply pulling the front trigger should a whitetail buck break cover in front of the hunter.
- In other words, the owners of the buck deer in Edgar were held as much to the standards of the owner of a domestic animal as that of a wild animal owner.
- John, as mentioned at the outset, had two dogs that were almost drowned by a wild buck kangaroo when it took them on in a small reservoir on his family's property.
- Just about 15 minutes ago, we're told a white deer - a white buck - was tranquilized and is now being brought for medical treatment.
- That old cliche of a blend of young bucks and seasoned campaigners was there in abundance.
- He's both the wise man and the young buck trying to prove himself.
- For many of the young bucks in their scarlet tunics, what starts as a great imperial adventure ends in either a squalid death or captivity.
- When the boss is gone, the young bucks want to move up and take over.
- Too many old heads and too many young bucks not having had the time to cut their teeth properly.
1USinformal(dollar)dólar masculineverde masculine Latin America informalbig bucks — un platal
- to make a fast / quick buck — hacer dinero fácil
- they just want to make a fast buck out of the tourists — lo único que buscan es hacer plata fácil con los turistas
1(responsibility)to pass the buck — pasar la pelota
- the buck stops here — la responsabilidad es mía (/ nuestra etc. )
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