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
- 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.
- 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.
- At each sampling, healthy berries from different bunches and from different parts of the bunches were collected.
- 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.
- As you may have noticed, many of his creations for this collection features a bunch of flowers around the neck.
- As he talks, Sompong rolls bunches of flowers into old newspapers.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- After about 10 to 14 days, the bunches must be turned over to dry the other side.
- 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.
- Bluebells and daffodils gathered in huge bunches where there was enough sun for them to flourish.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Carried in abundant heavy bunches along its branches, they seem to glisten in early winter sunlight.
- The boys and girls placed bunches of flowers around the Dragon in a big circle.
1.2masculine racimofeminine penca Mexicomasculine cacho River Platemasculine racimomasculine manojomasculine atado Southern Conemasculine bonche Mexico
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
- this novel is the best of a bad bunch — esta novela es la menos mala de la serie
- If you get a bunch of women together they moan about these same things.
- Kildare were a dispirited bunch but it was to get much worse before a late rally put a little respectability on the final scoreline.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Kimberly and Melanie arrived together with a bunch of friends.
- 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.
- 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.
- Generally speaking, it's an over-25 bunch that frequents the place.
- He got a bunch of us together and started the band.
- Alternatively, club together with a bunch of mates and rent a superb seafront villa in Ibiza.
- UTV's Hell's Kitchen brought together a bunch of C-list celebrities and turned them into chefs.
- We got a bunch of people together and went to the Surrey office and the social worker gave her a check.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- It's hard and expensive to get a bunch of people together to operate all this equipment to create the illusion of a dream.
1.5US informal (a lot)montón masculineporrón masculine Spain informalchorro masculine Mexico informalkilo masculine River Plate informalthanks a bunch! — ¡gracias mil! ironic
- JD Lasica has collected a bunch of links on his page.
- 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.
- He's been writing steadily and has accumulated a bunch of fresh songs destined for his sophomore release next year.
- 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 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.
- I've collected a bunch of sea shells to give to my favorite nephews and I can hardly wait to give it to them.
- 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.
- 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.
- He would rather get everybody involved, collect a bunch of steals and assists and then make the big plays down the stretch.
- Christo started out wrapping boxes, and then he stacked a bunch of oil barrels on a dock in Cologne, Germany.
- Instead, there's a bunch of stuff that piles up and suddenly overwhelms you.
- And at some point, my sister collected a bunch of fan letters and sent them to me.
- 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.
- Katrina ordered some ham sandwich that, from the picture, was stacked with a whole bunch of meat.
- I've got a bunch of vitamin pills and a bunch of books piled everywhere.
- 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.
- Pile a bunch of the strips on plates, then pour the sauce on top.
- A bunch of multiple-choice questions were supposed to determine what our skills were and which fields we would be suited for.
- Auburn hair in bunches and spilling down her back, eyes wide but blood red.
- Her hair was in two bunches at her neck and was lighter on the ends.
- 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.
- I went into my room and pulled my hair into bunches, slicked on some lip gloss, then grabbed my bag and my trainers.
- Do not tie your hair up in cutesie bunches and remember flowery skirts are for church.
- ‘I think we should do it like this,’ she suggested, pulling Sienne's hair into two crooked bunches near the top of her head.
- 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.
- She looked pretty similar to Amanda, except she had long wiry looking auburn-red hair tied into 2 bunches.
- 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.
- Nerdy Girl had her oily hair in ridiculously high bunches on either side of her head.
- Let's see, imagine a little person, blonde hair in bunches, with dimples and a lisp, under three feet tall.
- The other girl had short, mousy-brown hair in bunches.
- Instead she got up and walked away, redoing her hair in their bunches either side of her head.
- 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.
- Erin, Kelli-Ann and Marnie with their long flowing hair, just begging to be arranged into elaborate ponytails, braids and bunches.
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