In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Clothingbotón masculineto sew a button onto sth — coserle / pegarle un botón a algo
- on the button
- his answer was right on the button — dio en el clavo con su respuesta
- she arrived on the button — llegó en punto / muy puntual
- to be as bright as a button — ser muy despierto
- button nose — nariz chata y pequeña
- As a general rule, you should always fasten your top button, except if your suit features soft, rollover lapels.
- A schoolgirl from York has been suspended for repeatedly refusing to fasten the top button on her blouse.
- At this stage, they'll also check your garments for slits, broken buttons or zippers, and any other irregularities.
- She bit off the excess thread of the last button being fastened and got up from under the table.
- Such skirts were made up of a pair of aprons that wrapped around the body and were attached to a wide cotton waistband that fastened with buttons or ties.
- It is buttoned down the front with five buttons, which also do up the men's way, and which are 10.5 cm apart, centre to centre.
- He was pushing buttons on purpose, to figure out what would make him tick and what he would let roll off his back.
- Also be sure to get such notions as thread, zippers, buttons, and interfacing.
- It also features a two-button cuff with a button sleeve placket and wood grain Eagle logo buttons.
- He was wearing an aqua tunic that wrapped around and was fastened by a single button on his left shoulder.
- It has a jacquard collar and cuff, a four-button clean-finished placket with woodtone buttons, and side vents.
- It consisted of a green tailcoat with golden buttons and decorations, a white shirt and black trousers.
- Polo necks are sweaters with raised collars, usually adorned with two or three buttons on the frontal neckline.
- Holding the reins of his horse with one hand, Alexander used the other to fasten the top three buttons of his greatcoat.
- I then unbuttoned my sleeve buttons to the blouse and let that drop to the floor.
- These buttons help fasten the collar ends to the shirt.
- It has a three-button placket, pearl like buttons, full cut with extended tail and side vents.
- She was wearing a chenille blouse, with tiny buttons down the front and a short black skirt.
- That means that the threads are snipped, minor repairs are done, buttons replaced, garments are odor-free.
- The professional killers will be there, blood dripping from the hand that pulls the trigger, pushes the button or slits the throat.
2(switch)botón masculineto hit the right button — dar en la tecla
- Changing the current PC can be done through the keyboard or by pushing one of the buttons on the front panel.
- One climber stood by his tent, punching buttons on his cell phone.
- On one side sit record and volume buttons, and a control-lock switch.
- It's important to remember that only the patient should push the button.
- At the push of a button the front latches release and the roof starts to break back.
- Illuminated lift buttons will be at wheelchair height, and there will be handrails, tactile signs and vocal floor announcements.
- Push the button on the front edge and lift, the lid flips back and supports slide out, providing a stand for the phone.
- The library's information page will probably have a button to click to access its electronic catalog.
- She pulled her phone out of her pocket and pushed a button.
- She pushed the button and held it down for five seconds to be sure he would see it.
- He pushed a metal button on the door knob that locked it closed, and ran to the back of the room.
- He also showed the audience the differences between the accordion and the melodeon the main one being the accordion has keys and the melodeon buttons for the notes.
- The activation of the launch button light confirmed target acquisition moments after his father reached his mother's side.
- I thumbed the button on my cell phone which bore the symbol of a green handset.
- Tapping a few buttons on his laptop he accessed the power control grid.
- The push of a button should reconnect power automatically when power is restored.
- With practiced ease, she punched the right button in the maze of buttons, levers, switches, and dials.
- The button was pushed, and the tray for the compact disc slid out of the player.
- She pushed the button and waited in front of one of the shiny gold colored doors.
- He pushed the green button in front of him and the mannequin started to move about the field.
- Staff members may not hold public office or wear campaign buttons or attend political rallies.
- Or whether there was someone out there more expert in illustration than I who might be able to turn it into some kind of logo or badge or button.
- She then pinned to my shirt a button bearing a save-the-animals slogan whose precise wording I've forgotten.
- Other workers have been asked to wear buttons and display banners in support.
- I sat opposite a guy who I think was clearly too old to be wearing button badges.
- Most are adorned with slogan buttons, some of which are very old and rare.
- Union members are wearing buttons carrying the slogan, ‘I don't want to strike but I will.’
- The slogans on our buttons are actually funny, and many of them are about cats.
- Campaign literature was developed, magnets printed and buttons shipped to Rockford in preparation for my return.
- We carry a complete line of top-quality, semi-automatic button machines that are able to produce professional-quality buttons at speeds of up to 5 buttons per minute!
- As it was spitting with rain that morning, I'd worn my Harrington jacket, but had taken the button badges off.
- There's no block of seats reserved, no group rate, no free buttons, badges, bleepers or blunkers.
- You can't see from here, but those badges and buttons sport a plethora of pro-life phrases.
1the blouse buttons to the neck — la blusa va abotonada / abrochada hasta el cuello
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