In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(with horns)(goat) embestir(goat) topetar
- All would be well if the animals stayed where they belonged, but Vixen seemed to take delight in butting his head against the door of his stall so that Nicholas had to rebuild it three times.
- A footballer faces jail after butting another player during a match, a court heard.
- One of the bulls retorted with an angry snort by butting a wolf with his head.
- A man who butted a police officer after a chase through the streets of Clacton has been jailed.
- You're butting your head against a seriously-hard concrete wall.
- You can have all the best tactical ideas for on-field performance but if you do not have the structure in place to facilitate the best outcomes you end up butting your head against the proverbial brick wall.
- But if you didn't butt your way toward the front of the line, you wouldn't get there.
- Then the gazelle butted my face with pointed horns.
- Frank Davis, a prisoner at the Court Jail, died yesterday afternoon from concussion of the brain, caused by butting his head against the wall of his cell.
- He also butted his head vainly against the British and by 1949 he was despised at home and abroad as an ineffectual playboy.
- Now, supposing we were called upon to examine the body of a man, who, after violently butting his head against a wall, had thus dropped down dead.
- He had returned to the home they rented and was let in but he became fairly agitated and he butted the wall.
- Then he lowered his horns, galloped along the bridge and butted the ugly troll.
- A drunken man who wanted to fight with his father butted a police officer on the jaw as he was being arrested, a court was told.
- The hotel manager come up to yell at him, but was just freaked out by this long-haired dirt butting a little 15-year-old's head into the wall.
- A man who butted someone at a railway station and assaulted police officers sent to investigate was told he was lucky not to have been sent to prison.
- The other week I had a dream, I was with my ex-girlfriend and we were being butted by a calf.
- Peck is randy and rambunctious, especially in the crazy scene where his horse keeps butting him from behind.
- A case of mistaken identity led to an innocent bystander being butted and punched in a Pewsey pub.
- A goat is butting its horns against the crooked door.
- The goat butted him over; Guidry's rowan garland tumbled loose.
- A calf sauntered up behind the eminent historian and butted him, taking him unawares.
- Before 1897, Igun Street butted the southeastern corner of the palace.
- On one memorable occasion Vince butted a police horse.
- Bastard butted me in the leg while I was escaping.
- The mare gently butted her nose against the extended palm, wuffling softly.
- More than honest, it's the image of a major artist courageously butting her head against the furtiveness and sadism of Stalinist and post-Stalinist bureaucracy.
- We were told in the first few days he was butted and kicked in the chest.
- They all left, but returned shortly afterwards and when Mr Jacobs spoke to them, he was suddenly butted and a scuffle started.
- He smashed Imperfect Mountain by butting his head against it.
- Each time her strength flagged the little lamb butted her until she moved again.
2(with head)darle un topetazo adarle un cabezazo a
1(cask)barril masculinetonel masculine
- The Sheriff of Nottingham proclaimed a shooting match and offered a prize of a butt of ale to whosoever should shoot the best shaft in Nottinghamshire.
- George's treacherous intriguing persisted until in 1478 Edward sent him to the Tower where, according to tradition, he was drowned in a butt of malmsey wine.
- Why a butt of wine should be a cask of wine of 570 litres whereas a butt of beer is a keg of eighty litres less is questionable.
- Modern plastic butts hold about 190 litres of rainwater.
- The cedar butt has a large capacity of 65 gallons (approx).
- We should all be thinking about collecting more water in butts and larger tanks during the wetter winters to come, and the building of ponds and other water-design features.
2.1(from goat)topetazo masculineembestida feminine
- There were a couple of butts, but none of the dirty tactics both pugilists have used in some past fights.
- You don't have to be an expert in martial arts to use a head butt effectively.
- The characters can fight hand to hand using punches, kicks, nudges, butts, combos…
- The least serious are the routine shoves and butts that seem to accompany almost every NFL play.
2.2head buttcabezazo masculinetopetazo masculine
1(target, object)blanco masculine
- I've seen musical performances that combine virtuosity with buffoonery as well as exhibitions by photographers who use their own images as the butts of jokes.
- They became targets for fans and the media, the butts of jokes.
- But in their defence, the butts of their jokes are generally treated more with affection than ridicule.
- An unlikely pair, we were often the butts of jokes around Franklin High School.
- For a long time, he was the butt not only of his mentor's jokes but of critics like Macaulay, who thought him a fool.
- For rookies, being the butt of pranks and fulfilling the demands of older players are necessary evils on the path to earning respect and becoming one of the guys.
- So sad for all of you, Mr. Mills and constituents, but all Ralph's jokes must have butts, and this time - it's you.
- N is also for Neville, Harry's cowardly, bumbling but well-meaning friend and the butt of most of Malfoy's bullying, although he wins out in the end.
- As Ramon Vega and Chris Sutton have illustrated, being out of sorts in England and the butt of abuse from fans is no barrier to succeeding in Scotland.
- The butt of Reid's remarks were those experts who are so bent on attempting to regulate every aspect of our lives that they are branded ‘health fascists’.
- The Canadians are watching our election problems and laughing their butts off.
- At the other end of the vertebrate scale, hominoids have similarly provided the butt for many a joke, while Darwin himself has not escaped completely the humorists' pen or pencil.
- Interest rates are so low now that people who ‘save’ have become the butt of jokes at the water fountain at work.
- Journalists then, are set to become the butt of criticism and jokes, even as they sally forth to the frontlines.
- Undoubtedly, by treating the two Kings they served as butts for their jokes, and by supporting the cause of American freedom against the monarch.
- All the old jokes that had politicians as their butt and target are turning out to be true and not so funny anymore.
- In his incommunicable world of silence, made the more sordid by isolation and discrimination, he find himself the butt of everybody's abuse and insult.
- He had his own, perhaps strange, sense of humour and he could chuckle at those who were the butt of his ire without for a moment compromising his view of how things should be.
- They became the butt of a lot of latenight talk show jokes.
- Or you wanted to be a proctologist and your name was the butt of toilet humour jokes throughout your childhood.
2butts plural(firing range)campo de tiro masculine
- 4. shooting at a blank target butt at a short distance with eyes shut
- In this kind of shooting there is generally a leader, who fixes on the objects to be aimed at; and it is frequently practised after butt or target-shooting.
- Practice butts open 8.30am.
- Saboteurs plan to either occupy the shooting butts and force shooters to pack up, or ‘beat’ the birds away from the guns.
- They are also agreed that the last great years of grouse shooting were in the late 1980s, when the birds made the August skies black as they thundered high over the shooting butts.
1(of rifle)culata feminine
- He put the gun butt to his shoulder and started trying to finish the job by shooting at the ambassador, who was not going down without a fight.
- I remember trying to block a blow from a rifle butt.
- He placed the butt against his shoulder and sighted down the barrels.
- Handguns with curved butts made aimed fire possible.
- On the day we were shooting with Tom Selleck, he noticed I always grounded the rifle's butt on my toe instead of in the dirt.
- Others were knocked to the ground with rifle butts, kicked and beaten with handcuffs.
- I ordered holsters to hang straight so they could be worn butts to the front or to the rear and I also wanted a deep dark brown color to match the buffalo horn grips.
- Most pool parlors wisely ban jump shots that require the butt to be elevated above the shoulder.
- He pressed the butt hard into his shoulder, closed one eye and aimed into the distance.
- Without warning, he grabbed for his spear, using the butt to smack against the lone two chair legs that were supporting the napping man.
- Unpadded, the butt jarred into my shoulder every time I pulled the trigger on the accursed gun, causing no small amount of pain.
- The remaining weapons ranged from manufactured guns to others that had home-carved butts and door claps for bolts.
- On a good uptide rod, the reel seat will be positioned about 25-ins above the butt cap.
- At one point he used his pistol butt to knock on a tank turret to get the driver's attention.
- He shortened the pistol at the front and at the butt, streamlining the gun and reducing weight.
- The houses were jammed together butt to butt, each one with a fence separating them.
- The gun is short enough that in such a holster, properly made, neither grip tang nor butt protrudes at the front.
- In direct fire, the manual suggests positioning the butt under the armpit rather than on the shoulder.
- The visitors were left off the hook a minute later when Dara O'Cinneide chipped up a ball that was sent in by Moynihan and, after infiltrating the cover, his low shot hit the butt of the post.
- Several guards finally used the butts of their crossbows to shut me up.
2also butt end(blunt end)extremo masculine
3(of cigarette)colilla femininepucho masculine River Plate informalbacha feminine Mexico informal
- Finally I walked over there and nudged his butt with the toe of my boot, and he jumped up.
- But not all students participate in these optional programs; the great majority of us sit on our butts.
- I was now grinding the cigarette butt into an ash tray on the coffee table.
- One of his hands ran down her back to rest next to the other, right above her butt.
- If I give them a bag of nickels and an ashtray full of cigarette butts, will they tell me my future?
- There were ashtray bins on many street-corners, and scarcely any butts on the ground.
- The back though was low, showing off her entire bare back and cut down to just above the top of her butt.
- Powder throughout the years ignored Skiing's attempts and acted like the cool kid at school, nonchalant, smoking butts, greased back hair.
- Divson sighed, putting his cigarette down on a small ash-tray on the table, already sporting more than a dozen of his own butts.
- Sid threw her butt onto the ground and stomped it out.
- The three ashtrays were overflowing with cigarette butts on the desk and on the deck.
- Alex chucked her butt to the ground and stamped it out, reaching into her purse and pulling out an empty pack of cigarettes.
- ‘Cigarette butts also present a threat to wildlife,’ said Proctor.
- A smoker caught red-handed throwing a butt on the ground would also be fined, he said.
- He tapped me on the forehead, smacked my butt, and even stuck his finger in my ear.
- He smacked my butt once again as I walked out the door.
- I asked who will clean up the cigarette butts, and who will provide ashtrays for people standing on the pavement and smoking.
- You smoked cigarettes and flicked the butts into the dark, and you let a whole full minute pass before you fired up another one.
- Sitting on our butts watching television can be dangerous.
- I simply sat there, butt on the ground, staring at the bronze, sun-streaked walls, as if it were the most intriguing activity on earth.
- She smacked me in the butt to get me to move faster and I glared at her.
- Dropping her spent butt to the ground, Becky furiously stomped out the cigarette spark.
- A recurring problem highlighted by these inspectors was the number of butts thrown on paths, roadways and parks.
- I grabbed his hands and pushed them on my back, right above my butt.
- The two others had already their butts flat on the ground.
- She landed on her butt on the ground and then scampered away from the next attack.
- The back, the shoulders, the butt and the calves are quite important according to this article.
- All I got to see were some naked butts disappearing into the distance, through a window.
- I felt my butt hit the ground and found myself staring up at Ryan, who was looking down at me.
- You're going to go down and touch your butt to the ground and fire back up.
- So now I'm looking ridiculous falling on my butt again and again.
- I stared at her retreating butt until she disappeared.
- The group will urge smokers to bin rather than fling their old cigarette butts since these were seen at 80% of areas examined.
- There are 6 cigarette butts on the floor around my seat and an ash tray in the lid of every rubbish bin.
- Michael took a long draw on his cigarette, dropped it and ground the butt under the heel of his boot.
- For now, I'm just wondering if I can still smoke those cigarette butts…
- The driver flicked his cigarette butt toward an ashtray and missed.
- We both hit the grass and he kept on rolling until he rolled, butt first, into the nearest tree trunk.
- When I flicked the lit butt directly at you, you didn't budge, you didn't flinch.
4US informal(cigarette)cigarrillo masculinepucho masculine South America informal
5US informal(buttocks)trasero masculine informalculo masculine vulgar slang informaltraste masculine Southern Cone informalpoto masculine Peru Chile informalit's time they got off their butts — ya es hora de que se pongan a trabajar
- I fell right on my butt — me caí de culo
- If the end butts a wall, attach a square-corner end splash to the end of the countertop with screws before you install the top.
- It was so tough that to lengthen a sleeve, for example, you simply butted the new section to the old and sewed them together.
- He loves the way the narrow two storeyed homes are butted up close together in the city but he wanted to put them into a Waiheke landscape where they would have room to play.
- Two nearly identical low walls are butted end-to-end to form a very open angle, as though mirroring each other.
- The lenses could be butted up against each other.
- Workers butted the panels together and sealed the joints with special seaming tape.
- They were designed that way, lengths of bronze tubing, with columnar supports butted to the sides of the coffin.
- Now place the second board, butted at right angles to the first, and transfer its profile onto the end of the first board with a pencil.
- These can be ugly and tend to pull apart if merely butted up against each other.
- The ventilation underneath is welcome, but not especially useful, especially when it's butted up against the side handle in a rather ugly fashion.
- To assemble each frame for the screen, I placed the framed art face down, butting one straight-cut piece against the top of each frame and three together against the bottom of each frame.
- The halves are then placed over the row and are butted up against each other.
- That ought not to have happened as slabs should not butt each other.
- The beach has a vast grassed area butting the seashore and attracts thousands of visitors and residents in the summer.
- It's their edges that give the entire construction its form and its solidity: edges butted up against other edges.
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