In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1parada de autobús feminineparadero de autobús masculine River Plate Latin America
- So with five minutes to spare we stand at the bus stop in Northgate Street.
- Near the bus stop, the policeman stopped the traffic, so we could cross the road.
- Mr Sutton was alerted to the collapsed bus stop sign by a concerned resident.
- Just as I begin to wonder if the buses have quit running for the night, a car pulls up to the bus stop.
- There is a bus stop and a few paving stones where buses pull up to stop.
- The proposal to move the bus stop was made at a meeting of the Ilkley and District Road Safety Committee.
- The pedestrian refuge is next to a bus stop which makes it very dangerous.
- A Swiss man, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting.
- As for the chicanes on Huntington Road, there is a bus stop in the middle of one and the stop on the opposite side is at the exit.
- Yuppie Village residents rarely go much further in the area than the tube station or the bus stop here.
- These folk are probably fuming because they have been abandoned without a word of warning at the bus stop.
- Six disabled parking bays outside the church will be closed to accommodate the temporary bus stop.
- On her way to the bus stop she entered a drugstore to get one last thing, pictures.
- Lucky for them, a bus was coming when they just stopped to stand at the bus stop.
- If you are a few feet away from the bus stop or running towards it, the driver will not stop for you.
- There are these men who hang around on the path between the bus stop and my house.
- I don't really do breakfast as a rule, maybe grab a packet of crisps or a biscuit or something on my way to the bus stop.
- This was happening in the bus shelter and the nearby road of my bus stop, the last bus stop on the route.
- When we left for the bus stop, it seemed as though the parents gave us dirty looks.
- There is a bus stop outside the library now and a regular service into the city centre.
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