In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(edifice)edificio masculineinmueble masculine formal
- There are two buildings each with three classrooms and a third houses a small kitchen.
- Fires at the base of the complex of seven office buildings sent heavy smoke throughout.
- Historic church buildings in Darwen and Bury are set to get a new lease of life thanks to a cash boost.
- The man was standing in the courtyard of one of the larger red brick buildings on the block.
- The buildings across the road from the station are still there, the ones next to it are long gone.
- It replaces buildings that were so dilapidated the roofs leaked in several places.
- The cash will be used to repair roofs and windows and tidy up the appearance of the buildings.
- In my view, it would be illogical and incorrect to describe these two buildings as a house.
- In the compound below you could make out the plan of the palace and all the ancillary buildings.
- Now architects can take a tour around their buildings before the first brick has been laid.
- The money will be available to spend on repairing and renovating school buildings.
- The new face of Swindon is emerging as three landmark buildings start to take shape in the town.
- It is not fair or right to ask the local church to fund the necessary repairs to decaying buildings.
- It is common for major church buildings to show examples from all three of these periods.
- We reached our last farm of impressive brick buildings, with a clock tower in a stable yard.
- Many of the schools are built on split sites or have outdated Victorian buildings.
- The few settlements we pass look grey and mean, low stone buildings with grass roofs.
- The process of converting and renovating the mill buildings was a long and hard one.
- She lost her home and is now living in part of the old railway station buildings in Bajze.
- One of the plans was for the gallery and museum buildings to be turned into luxury flats.
2(construction)construcción feminine(materials) (before noun) de construcciónbuilding contractor — contratista (de obras) masculine
- building industry — industria de la construcción
- building land — terreno edificable
- building lot — solar
- building permit — permiso de obras
- the building trade — la industria de la construcción
- building works — (construction of buildings) obras de construcción
- Reused Roman building materials can be seen in the walls of the adjacent Saxon church.
- Bitumen and aggregate materials useful for building of highways are well known.
- We want to see a dramatic increase in the building of new social homes to help those families in desperate housing need.
- Bottom ash from the incinerator is used in road building and construction under specified conditions.
- Prior to the Civil War, New York City led the nation in steamship and engine building.
- Regional variants to the vernacular revival style took account of local materials and building traditions.
- It said building repairs and wage increases were adding to costs.
- Land occupation, building, trading and health ordinances are ignored by their supporters.
- They are building a reputation as a practice that learns through the process of building.
- I spent a few days at his yard, watching the process of designing and building.
- These plants are increased by building roads, as compacted soil from roads are seed beds.
- Shortage of building materials after the First World War caused a renewal of the industry.
- Only a minority are cut into sawlog and made into high value furniture, flooring or building materials.
- Perfectly reusable building materials and fixtures then take up space in landfills.
- Adjustments are made for changes in construction materials and building methods.
- Modeling clay and other building materials like blocks can help children explore.
- But the housing boom has led to its own problems, as building and trade labour has become scarce and expensive.
- Afterwards, it will be bulldozed and the sand used as building material.
- There is a very large increase in building of houses in Ballaghaderreen town which is a sign of prosperity.
- Companies were brought in to do the work of building and also to finance the works in the short run.
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