In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cupboard)armario masculinefeminine vitrinabathroom cabinet — botiquín del cuarto de baño masculine
- TV cabinet — mueble de la televisión
- hi-fi cabinet — mueble del equipo de alta fidelidad
- One cabinet with glass doors displayed relics from other lands and other times, fascinating trinkets.
- A housekeeper polishes a glass cabinet displaying delicate mementos from Norway and New Zealand.
- The blast smashed the windows of the store and of the apartment above it, and damaged glass cabinets in the store and the metal door to the storage room.
- The huge old kitchen was rife with cabinets and cubbies, drawers and cupboards, shelves and pie-safes, and each one had been crammed full.
- Glass cabinets display artefacts, documents, uniforms and photographs - most of the signage was in Japanese, though an English guidebook is available.
- There were file cabinets scattered in all sides of the room, and also drawers, cabinets, and tall shelves.
- At the bottom of the stairs there was a cabinet with a cupboard underneath and a mirror on top of it.
- She was on her own in a large room filled with desks and glass cabinets on the wall full of unpleasant looking things in jars and bottles.
- Here are photographs of a family elder on display in a glass cabinet.
- They went through cabinets, shelves and drawers, pulling out professional looking documents and files.
- It is now on display in a glass cabinet in the Basilica itself.
- They kept their treasures in albums or collector boxes and stored them in cabinets and drawers.
- All the pots and pans, dishes and cups, and utensils were stored inside the drawers and cabinets in the kitchen.
- Tasty and attractively-presented food is displayed in glass fronted cabinets.
- The weapons were stored in various cabinets behind glass and the rest was open space.
- These then are displayed in white glass cabinets.
- These were in all shapes and sizes, colours and textures, and she had them stored in a custom-made cabinet, drawer upon drawer of them.
- Have a think about the things in your cupboards and bathroom cabinets, and tell me this: Do you always buy the same kind of toothpaste?
- Shelves and cabinets and glass houses held a countless array of arms and equipment.
- The walls were lined with racks and shelves and cupboards and cabinets holding an assortment of equipment in organized rows.
2also Cabinet(in government)gabinete (ministerial) masculine
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