In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of flowers)ramo masculinebonche masculine Mexicomasculine ramillete
- After about 10 to 14 days, the bunches must be turned over to dry the other side.
- On a cluster of six or seven bananas, growers are allowed only the equivalent of one shirt button-sized blemish and no more than two blemished bunches per 15 kg box.
- Traditionally, mastheads and yardarms of RN ships were decorated with bunches of greenery, a task carried out by the boatswain's party in the dark hours of the night on December 24.
- Over the course of two days, women dressed in traditional Valencian finery carrying bunches of carnations troop into the square to the accompaniment of folk bands and TV cameras.
- Two years on, however, and his major triumphs at the store remain the introduction of five new herbs and the fact that you can now buy flat leaf parsley in bigger bunches.
- The green wheat stalks are harvested and gathered in bunches, then roasted in the fields over an open wood or charcoal fire.
- Although the flowers may be small, they last an extremely long time and are found in profuse bunches at the ends of long flower stems.
- Several bunches of roses, carnations, and pomegranate flowers presented an entire spectrum of reds to which was added the stark red of a peasant woman's handkerchief, made even more vivid by the light of a lamp.
- As you may have noticed, many of his creations for this collection features a bunch of flowers around the neck.
- Rohitha bought several bunches of bananas and all the papaya fruits on display, while Pala bought a packet each of the green gram, sesame and ranawara.
- The bunch of ribbon is pinched at the left side, held with a fake rose.
- Carried in abundant heavy bunches along its branches, they seem to glisten in early winter sunlight.
- The first bunches of asparagus, the early strawberries and runner beans, the green and cream stripes of the marrow all signpost the changing seasons for the cook.
- Tulips, which are most often sold in casual bunches of 6 to 10 stems, are part of the growing trend toward integrating flowers into everyday American life.
- At each sampling, healthy berries from different bunches and from different parts of the bunches were collected.
- The boys and girls placed bunches of flowers around the Dragon in a big circle.
- As he talks, Sompong rolls bunches of flowers into old newspapers.
- Upon staining, these round bacteria are visualized in clumps that resemble bunches of grapes.
- The term ‘arch’ may seem a little misleading for what was often no more than bunches of flowers, ribbons, coloured paper, and boughs of trees which were tied to a rope and suspended across a street.
- Bluebells and daffodils gathered in huge bunches where there was enough sun for them to flourish.
1.2masculine racimofeminine penca Mexicomasculine cacho River Platemasculine racimomasculine manojomasculine atado Southern Conemasculine bonche Mexico
1.3(of keys)manojo masculine
1.4(group)grupo masculineshe came with a bunch of her friends — vino con un grupo de amigos
- they're a bunch of idiots — son una manga de idiotas
- they're an odd bunch — son gente de lo más rara
- Rangers are a committed bunch but there is no substitute for playing and they are too shy on football activity in a club chasing the SHC as their priority.
- And it's even more fun to get a bunch of friends together and team up.
- Generally speaking, it's an over-25 bunch that frequents the place.
- It's hard and expensive to get a bunch of people together to operate all this equipment to create the illusion of a dream.
- UTV's Hell's Kitchen brought together a bunch of C-list celebrities and turned them into chefs.
- Kildare were a dispirited bunch but it was to get much worse before a late rally put a little respectability on the final scoreline.
- They can send rockets round the world and even fly to bloody Mars, and yet they can't get a bunch of scientists together to crack cancer - sorry, I don't buy it.
- Well, the often interesting BSS bunch pandered to the crowd and although they did do some self-indulgent jams, it was all by the book.
- He got a bunch of us together and started the band.
- You can do the best research, write up the most impressive business plan, throw together a bunch of good writers, editors and managers… and it could still fall around your ears.
- I want to take the money that I earn and get a bunch of doctors together three times a year and have them all do a round table and talk about what they've learned.
- I think the media wanted it to be ugly and you get a bunch of lawyers together and it's ugly anyway, but it wasn't too much of a distraction.
- Last year, we had a terrific time getting together a bunch of cartoonists - including Scott Shaw!
- A bunch of people piled into the van, and even more crowded into the flatbed.
- That's why, in the end, I'd say bring a bunch of your friends together for a party, drink a lot, and rent this film.
- Kimberly and Melanie arrived together with a bunch of friends.
- Alternatively, club together with a bunch of mates and rent a superb seafront villa in Ibiza.
- If you get a bunch of women together they moan about these same things.
- We got a bunch of people together and went to the Surrey office and the social worker gave her a check.
- I know if we got a bunch of us together, we'd inevitably start pointing out all the tricks, all the secrets, and any kind of narrative flow would be just about impossible to accomplish.
1.5US informal (a lot)montón masculineporrón masculine Spain informalchorro masculine Mexico informalkilo masculine River Plate informal
- Instead of the rows of desk chairs, there was a pile of bean bags in one corner and a bunch of air mattresses stacked up against the back wall.
- I've got a bunch of vitamin pills and a bunch of books piled everywhere.
- A bunch of multiple-choice questions were supposed to determine what our skills were and which fields we would be suited for.
- The directors came in about five minutes before the callbacks were supposed to start, and then handed out a bunch of informational packets and stuff.
- Katrina ordered some ham sandwich that, from the picture, was stacked with a whole bunch of meat.
- Christo started out wrapping boxes, and then he stacked a bunch of oil barrels on a dock in Cologne, Germany.
- For one thing, it was one of those studies that just collected a bunch of other papers and sifted through the data looking for statistical trends.
- I found some site that has collected a bunch of different texts that influenced Robert Anton Wilson.
- The financing structure is not just a bunch of charitable institutions collecting donations and dispensing funds.
- Then slather on a bunch of Dijon, careful to leave the pepper in place.
- His name was Bobby Bartles, and he was starting to get noticed, piling up a bunch of wins in clubs all over New York.
- And at some point, my sister collected a bunch of fan letters and sent them to me.
- As Tom and Casey approach the house they notice a bunch of furniture piled in the yard and guess that the family is getting ready to leave.
- He's been writing steadily and has accumulated a bunch of fresh songs destined for his sophomore release next year.
- On the roll are a bunch of pictures of Lenore because I said that I would try to get a senior picture-worthy shot of her.
- Instead, there's a bunch of stuff that piles up and suddenly overwhelms you.
- JD Lasica has collected a bunch of links on his page.
- Pile a bunch of the strips on plates, then pour the sauce on top.
- I've collected a bunch of sea shells to give to my favorite nephews and I can hardly wait to give it to them.
- He would rather get everybody involved, collect a bunch of steals and assists and then make the big plays down the stretch.
- Erin, Kelli-Ann and Marnie with their long flowing hair, just begging to be arranged into elaborate ponytails, braids and bunches.
- For her starring role Hannah was taken to Otley, where she went into make-up to be transformed into a 1960s teenager with a little skirt, hair in bunches and T-bar shoes.
- She looked pretty similar to Amanda, except she had long wiry looking auburn-red hair tied into 2 bunches.
- ‘I think we should do it like this,’ she suggested, pulling Sienne's hair into two crooked bunches near the top of her head.
- Her hair was in two bunches at her neck and was lighter on the ends.
- The other girl had short, mousy-brown hair in bunches.
- Let's see, imagine a little person, blonde hair in bunches, with dimples and a lisp, under three feet tall.
- Do not tie your hair up in cutesie bunches and remember flowery skirts are for church.
- Cojocaru, hair up in bunches, looks all of 13 and her exploitation is all too comprehensible.
- Asha created a series of all-over bunches, sprayed white hairpieces a vibrant shade of blue and then added them to the back of the head.
- Nerdy Girl had her oily hair in ridiculously high bunches on either side of her head.
- Luma Lane has already given brief respite by then; hair clamped in bunches, her not unattractive playground lullaby vocal stripped from the finer points of the 4AD back catalogue.
- She slicked on some lip balm and a lick of mascara, pulled her hair into two bunches and then she too left the room, ready for a day of hard work.
- Instead she got up and walked away, redoing her hair in their bunches either side of her head.
- I went into my room and pulled my hair into bunches, slicked on some lip gloss, then grabbed my bag and my trainers.
- Auburn hair in bunches and spilling down her back, eyes wide but blood red.
- But halfway through the first set, the energy in the room suddenly swells, the crowd bunching closer to the stage.
- Because the circuit is generally so slow and twisty, groups of cars tend to bunch up into tight packs and you have to guard against wiping off your nose section on somebody else's rear wheel.
- All the cars were bunching up because of some confusion up ahead.
- He hung up before she could say anything and found Bree and Matt amongst the swarm of students bunched around a makeshift stage in the TV room, where Acidburn was performing.
- Bailey saved ground as the field bunched into the turn and then urged the son of Hernando clear on the outside wearing down four rivals to get up by a neck.
- Earlier this week, dozens of inmates bunched against the exit of the Inmate Reception Center, awaiting their release.
- The sky is turquoise, though clouds are bunching up against the peaks of the Absaroka Range in the Washakie Wilderness, where we are headed.
- Mounds help prevent cattle from bunching and usually will enhance cattle exposure to air movement.
- The heat this year won't have helped, not least because this is a hot and very crowded run at the best of times, with no escaping the sun or the other runners, who bunch up around you.
- They bunched at the top of the steps, utterly stopped by the slender woman dressed in mourning, holding the door shut.
- Galaxies today are distributed in a three-dimensional cosmic web, bunching along huge filaments that are separated by giant voids.
- By late April Mercury, Venus, Mars and Saturn will bunch up in the western sky just after sunset, with bright Jupiter close by.
- Jack and Jason slowed their pace as the trickle of people began bunching up.
- Why do people feel the need to bunch up at the front?
- I found Tim Blair, Roger Simon, and Ed Driscoll bunched around a small table near the restrooms.
- It prevents the screen (especially aluminum) from bunching up in the corner as you press it in place.
- Trim the screen at a 45-degree angle at one corner to prevent it from bunching up at the corner when it is rolled into the groove.
- There is a group of about 40 men bunched behind the CSC train, a long line of men clinging for dear life, and then little groups strung out here and there behind the pack.
- But home-court advantage still is up for grabs, with the Lakers, Kings, Spurs and Mavericks bunched at the top of the conference standings.
- But as this group crossed the street, a light changed, and those left on the other side began bunching up, and soon nearly 100 people found themselves behind arrest netting.
- The tight skirt she was wearing was all bunched up at her waist and her high heels were trying to fall off her dangling feet.
- It folded very thin, reminding her of the giant shawl from Turkey her aunt had, which could be bunched up and could still be threaded through the center of a wedding ring.
- The skirt of the dress was bunched up around the hips then loosened as it flowed out to the ankles.
- She's bunched up my sweater in front of her face and is smelling it, the oddest expression on her face.
- When doing this, the entire garment will be bunched up inside both layers of the top.
- The comforter was bunched up at the bottom of the bed, so Anna could see the sheets.
- My winter jacket was bunched up about me and the tips of my ears were so cold that I knew I'd have frost bite later.
- How casually she positioned that arm and so carelessly bunched up the sleeve of that blouse, crumpling it like a pair of old socks.
- He was wearing a long robe with a hood that was bunched up around his chest to keep it from dragging on the ground.
- Even when fully tucked, the shirt is bunched up - it essentially has to be gathered in in 2 places to be fully tucked.
- His jacket was bunched up on the counter; his hand was at his throat, checking his tie.
- She was now dressed in a white hospital gown that was bunched up on top of her round belly.
- Audrey held one end of her skirt bunched up inside her fist, the other firmly planted on her hip.
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