In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For example, the differences between forewings and hindwings of insects with two pairs of wings, such as butterflies, are probably regulated by the Ubx gene.
- They are absurd, attractive, brightly coloured butterflies about to be pinned down by the coming conflict in Europe.
- There were colourful butterflies, moths, monkeys and lizards and for visitors all this wonderful wildlife could be seem from walkways strung high in the air from the upper branches.
- Though some plants are pollinated by bats, birds, butterflies, moths, and wasps, most of the work is done by bees.
- The real kicker for this cover is its silvery, holographic pattern of a butterfly's wing as a background to the larger white silhouette.
- We find many examples of this in insects, such as butterflies and Orthopterans.
- Where have all the butterflies, moths and bees gone?
- Bombyx shares this problem with other moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera).
- Tiny scales cover the adult butterfly's wings that aid them during these critical searches.
- These are visited by a diverse array of animals, including bees, hawk moths, beetles, butterflies, long-tongued flies, hummingbirds and bats.
- She brought with her a collection of bees, butterflies, flies, moths, and others.
- In the windows passers-by will see a plethora of wildlife, including butterflies, insects and moths, which have lived in the building at one point in its history.
- In his museum at Tring, which is just north-west of London, he had two and a quarter million butterflies and moths alone.
- There's the butterfly house, a riot of colourful plants and animals with more than 60 species of butterflies and moths.
- The Peaks are also a stronghold for the striking green hairstreak butterfly and the emperor moth, which feeds on heather.
- Secondary pollinators were diurnal hawk moths and butterflies.
- Large numbers of butterflies and moths are flying in most fields and another generation of many pests is likely.
- This is a bacteria that is only harmful to Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths.
- The toxins derived from this variety are toxic only to the larvae of butterflies and moths.
- As well as their important compost-creating role, nettles also provide excellent food for some butterflies and moths and are much-loved by ladybirds.
2(person)persona que no sienta cabeza
- The social butterfly was also a very hard worker.
- Even though I was a social butterfly for the most part, any time I didn't have anything to do, I would drink.
- Her entries range from those of a social butterfly, flitting from one society event to another, to horrific accounts of the bombing of Berlin and Vienna.
- Friday still will be family night, although our daughter, Adrienne, is 14 and has become a social butterfly.
- Social butterflies were in their element during Seniors Week 2002, which came to a close on the weekend.
- And while I'm the first to admit that I'm not a social butterfly or anything, I'm not really hated either.
- In result, she's the social butterfly of our little triangle.
- It started off like any other school year; Liz being a social butterfly, and me being totally silent around her other friends.
- After years of hiding away, will they suddenly become social butterflies, ready to take on the world?
- But Max, who is actually much more of a social butterfly than I am, insisted.
- I have decided that I'm not cut out to be a social butterfly.
- If you are a quiet mouse you can never become a social butterfly.
- She seemed a social butterfly to him, and in one morning, she had already been invited to five places, and she assured all five people she'd call them and discuss details.
- I always had friends, but I was never a social butterfly.
- We're not social butterflies so we don't do all that much of that.
- Are you kind of a social butterfly, do you think?
- As I've already said, I'm not exactly a social butterfly.
- Beth has never exactly been the social butterfly.
- I not a social butterfly per se, but I like to go out.
- And the page was not the preferred location for social butterflies.
3(swimming stroke)estilo mariposa masculineestilo de mariposa masculine Mexicoto do the butterfly — nadar (estilo) mariposa
- This includes butterfly obviously another dangerous swimming stroke!
- If you take a forward breath in butterfly, the idea is to keep your eyes down and your head low.
- Reese predicts that the bulk of the team's points will come from middle distance freestyle, butterfly, backstroke and diving.
- Performing drills that focus on breathing, timing and acceleration can help a swimmer grasp the finer points of swimming butterfly.
- After you've taught the butterfly, add dolphin kick on the back to backstroke instruction.
- For butterfly, your hands will continue to press the water under your body.
- Her only weak stroke was the butterfly, and this stood in the way of her improving in the IM events.
- When swimming the butterfly, the breathing pattern all depends on the hips.
- She then backed up to win a bronze medal behind the USA's Thompson in the 50m butterfly in a time of 26.53.
- In the butterfly, Marshall ranks among the national leaders, as does Torpey.
- The other butterfly champs, Jedrejczak and Kammerling, finished second and third.
- In butterfly, shoulder flexibility can facilitate the arm recovery and can save energy for the important underwater pull.
- Backstroke and butterfly are OK, but they're not as good as the other two.
- He was second in freestyle, third in both backstroke and butterfly and fourth in breaststroke.
- Jenny's freestyle refinements might not have happened if she had not been hungry to swim a better butterfly.
- She is also the only woman to have won golds in three different strokes - freestyle, backstroke and butterfly.
- This exercise also plays a vital role in swimming during stroke recovery in the freestyle, butterfly and backstroke.
- In the open gala, Amy Clayden produced superb form to claim gold in the butterfly, backstroke and freestyle and a silver in the individual medley.
- Any swimming stroke will help improve your stride, but the butterfly translates best to cross-country skiing.
- Two kicks give roughly the same distance as a full butterfly stroke.
4butterflies plural(nervous feeling)nervios masculinemy butterflies disappear as soon as I get on stage — los nervios se me pasan en cuanto subo al escenario
- My heart pounded, and the butterflies in my stomach fluttered.
- Oh, how she missed those mystifying green eyes and that dashingly handsome smile that sent fluttering butterflies down her stomach.
- I exclaimed with a smile trying to hide the nervous butterflies in my stomach.
- Amanda felt the butterflies in her stomach flutter their wings as she approached the stables.
- I'm not yet a good driver, nor a completely confident one but at least the idea of doing it no longer sets butterflies fluttering in my stomach.
- The rest of the week flew by, and as Friday rehearsal rolled around, I was getting nervous butterflies in my stomach.
- Nervous butterflies fluttered in her stomach every time a messenger or lower official left Orwell's tent for fear that it might be Smith.
- His Adam's apple bobbed up and down, which sent butterflies fluttering in her stomach.
- My heart was beating against the walls of my rib cage and there was a flutter of butterflies in my stomach.
- No, I was thinking about how the light shined into his hair and how his nervous chuckle caused butterflies in my stomach.
- His stance was relaxed, almost lazy and languid, and I felt butterflies fluttering around my stomach when he caught my gaze and held it.
- This was to be my first real public duty as a guardsman and butterflies fluttered in my stomach.
- Marie shook her head; trying to ward off the butterflies fluttering nervously about in her stomach.
- Lethya walked down the hall, butterflies fluttering in her stomach.
- Their eyes locked and Lily felt the butterflies fluttering in her stomach.
- He still felt a great sensation of butterflies in his stomach though, now more so than ever, as he had no idea what to expect.
- With butterflies fluttering in their stomachs, pupils flocked to their schools to find out if all their hard work had paid off.
- I began to feel the beginnings of butterflies fluttering in my stomach.
- The way Michael was looking Jessica over made the butterflies in her stomach flutter and spin.
- She felt the butterflies fluttering in her stomach and she prayed they would never go away.
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