In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(throw away, throw)tirarlanzaraventar Peru Mexico Colombiatirarbotar Latin America River Platechuck it in the garbage — tíralo a la basura
- chuck me a towel/the ball — aviéntame una toalla/la pelota
- Human nature being what it is, books will gradually disappear and get chucked in the bin.
- Crack cocaine abuse is escalating in Rochdale - but chucking money at the problem won't solve it.
- Many families buy more food than they can possibly eat - maybe because it is on offer - and chuck it out when it gets past the use-by date.
- If a box hasn't been opened since 1956, can you morally chuck it out without opening it, on the grounds that if no-one has needed the contents for sixty years I am unlikely to find them useful?
- After it has reached a certain point people don't think twice about chucking it away.
- I just don't have a specific place to put it all (candle collections, letters from schoolfriends, ornaments, photos, birthday cards etc.) but don't want to chuck it out just yet as I love looking through it all every so often.
- I chucked the phone away in the end because I couldn't do both things.
- And if they still don't work, you chuck them away.
- I need to tread very carefully since there are certain matters that are before the courts, and I know only too well about being chucked in jail for contempt of court.
- Of course, any little kid walking past loves him and Mum or Dad feels obliged to chuck a few coins in his hat.
- I thought a bomb had gone off but someone had chucked a TV set out right from the top.
- Just to put it simply, if I don't get out of town for a few days I'm going to go crazy and start chucking my furniture out onto the Pulaski Skyway down there.
- After the finale though, we sincerely hope their guitars are feeling much better after being chucked around like rubble on a building site.
- You can enjoy them for a season and chuck them away before you get bored.
- I also wasted £100 on a contraption to suck up fallen leaves, but that was too irritating to work and after the first go I chucked it into the skip.
- But the real test of athletic prowess comes with the mobile phone throwing competition, where contestants attempt to chuck the handsets as far as possible from a standing start.
- Cars had been crushed like balls of paper, and chucked over the side of the bridges.
- We didn't have any bread so we chucked in pebbles to get their attention and keep them flapping and diving for us.
- ‘He was the guy who chucked my kit out and broke my bat,’ Pietersen recalls.
- We went out there and chucked the ball around for the first twenty minutes.
- Besides, I felt relieved as I didn't have to chuck the stuff away.
- If you leave it, future owners can chuck it out and will not curse your memory.
- Pete stormed off, practically chucking his tray into the pile of dirty dishes.
- Pupils queued up to pay to chuck wet sponges at their teachers and all the money raised went to Comic Relief.
- People in the town feed these pigeons and until they stop chucking food about we will not get rid of them.
- I ungraciously chucked in all the books I no longer needed and slammed my locker shut.
- For centuries the discarded fish from the on-board filleting process has been chucked back out to sea for the gulls.
- The frightening thing is, though, is that I'd have had more chance of a response if I'd gone and chucked a brick through their window.
- His alarm will be chucked in the dustbin and he can lie-in every day safe in the knowledge of a job well-done.
- There doesn't seem to be any justification for chucking them away after a couple of years, if they've been stored properly.
- But I also agree with him that the second may be a bit more positive than just the government chucking money at traffic jams.
- The pleasure of having a disk that is brimming to capacity, chucking it out and throwing in a new one that's 5 times the size is immeasurable.
- When she finished she crumpled the piece of paper into a ball and chucked it away.
- Anyone who has been surrounded by a huge group of schoolchildren yelling abuse, swiping each other with loaded school bags and chucking trainers out of windows might lack sympathy for children in general.
- However, I was just about to chuck the envelope away when I spotted a little sketch Mr Allison had done on the back, which I've reproduced above.
- I can never quite bring myself to chuck this shirt away.
- People's hearts are in their projects, and you can't chuck things out willy-nilly.
- But the moment the four clowns stop passing paper between themselves and start chucking it into the stalls, the atmosphere changes.
- There's amusement in his eyes as he strides into the room casually chucking his jacket over the back of the sofa.
- A former Dutch prosecutor, who resigned last year after it emerged he had chucked his old PC out with the trash is in trouble again.
- Andy, like a man who has chucked in his job and moved to a beautiful city of culture in order to get some writing done, has started up a blog, called Barcablog.
- At the time Liam had a great job in sales - he could sell snow to the Eskimos - but wasn't entirely happy with his job, so he chucked it and threw himself into music management.
- Remember the women from Swansea who chucked in comfy jobs and bought a collapsing cottage?
- They both chucked in their good jobs, and went off and opened an art and craft shop and gallery in Limerick's Thomas Street.
- This story began when Rosemary chucked in her long-time job as a salesperson to join two others in founding GK Pride.
- But he chucked the job when the routine got boring.
- After being found guilty of breaching the non-triers rule for the third time in one season at Perth in April, 1998, a frustrated Guest chucked in his riding permit and left the sport for over a year.
- Are you ready to chuck in your well-paid but boring Management Consultancy post to pursue a career in the media?
- Tony was from New Zealand, a country where it is not unusual to chuck a well paying job at Cadbury's to fulfil ones wanderlust.
- Living in digs and going home only at weekends, he remembers coming close to tears after being told ‘You're as well chucking it son, hang your boots up, you'll never be a player’.
- I can understand why Sir Alex Ferguson is not chucking it.
- Freshly enrolled in Ballyfermot senior college in Dublin, the former waiter knew he was right to have chucked in his old job and turned his hand to journalism.
- A couple of the receptionists have had to chuck it and get other jobs.
- When investment bankers and airline stewardesses dream of chucking it all to become candy artisans, this is the chocolate they dream of making.
- To adapt G. K. Chesterton's advice to another public worthy: chuck it, Hockney.
- Virago, who chucked in varsity studies to join P&O as a 19-year-old in 1995, urges more women to consider maritime careers.
- He chucked in his rope-access maintenance job and trained to become one of Poland's first stockbrokers.
- Mark Albion, who chucked a fast-track career at Harvard Business School, proves that there's a third way.
- That's when the Minish athlete chucked in her pensionable job for the hard world of professional athletics, but she has been an admirable student since then.
- He didn't have a problem that way, because at least I wasn't seen to be chucking it.
- I'd chuck all this to have been a second baseman for the Red Sox.
- Oh, and did I mention that 12 months prior I had chucked in a cushy job in a University Science department to pursue this dream?
- Anyway - I come home from class feeling lost and sad and like chucking it in but luckily I always manage to be enthused again by the next class and keep at it.
- Just chuck it and try to get back, you won't fare any the worse for it.
- For the most part, it's about getting back at people who chucked you.
- McFadden has been through a lot: painfully and publicly dumped by her husband, then chucked again by the publicity-seeking Dan Corsi.
- He becomes homesick, his girlfriend chucks him for a Tannadice midfielder, he takes to drink and gives up the game.
- His girlfriend (Grace Kelly at her most beautiful) worries that he has turned into a voyeur, and when he tells her he thinks one of the neighbours has been murdered, she's ready to chuck him.
- And even though the man who chucked me was the idiot who made me sleep on a camp bed for two-and-a-half years, I was devastated.
- Do not try to save yourself from feeling guilty by behaving like a pig for two months so she'll chuck you.
- What his pals had been saying about her had been getting to him, so he'd decided to chuck her.
- I listened to it the day, well the day after, my girlfriend chucked me.
- If you feel even slightly happy at beating Wales I may have to chuck you.
- I suppose my idea of the worst night out ever would be at the extremely loud wedding of a pair of right-wing car enthusiasts - with a boyfriend who chucks me just after we get there.
- Some friends are obviously more fun than others, but I think it would be too hurtful simply to chuck her now.
- ‘Of course,’ I say with a smile, chucking her under the chin.
- She smiled wickedly and chucked him under the chin.
- ‘You won't go short!’ she says to her son in baby talk, chucking him under the chin.
- She chose that moment to chuck him under the chin, laughter lighting her eyes.
- Nicholas laughed and lightly chucked Susan under the chin.
- I was wearing my tattered skirt with a black belt, my chucks, and a really weird purple Sex pistols shirt that I found in the garbage somewhere.
- The base of the carbon mandrel is placed in the chuck of an electric drill.
- One of the challenges of crank grinding relates to clamping the workpiece in the chuck so that the crank pin can be cylindrically ground.
- To make the feet, the turner placed an offset chuck on the lathe and turned this part of the leg along a second axis.
- The collar of the chuck, which is spring loaded, is pulled back to release the bit, and when released locks the bit into the chuck with an internal mechanism which engages the notch in the bit.
- Also on display are solutions for workholding applications, as well as solutions for turning applications, which include manual lathe chucks, hydraulic power chucks and chuck jaws.
- The tool surrounds the workpiece and it provides the cutting speed while the workpiece is rotated by the hydraulic chucks; this provides the feed.
- Options include live spindle with C axis, part and tool probe systems, and a range of manual or hydraulic chucks and automatic chuck changers.
- When configured as a drill, the tool includes a 24-position clutch and a keyless chuck.
- Remove the bit and look for any slack in the keyless chuck.
- The fixed-base router, the router in its most basic form, puts a universal motor in a convenient holder that allows the chuck and bit to be adjusted up and down.
- Most new 3/8 " drills already come with a keyless chuck.
- I then work back to the drill chuck turning the tapering stem.
- His father was a good friend of John Ibbetson, reasonably well known even today for having invented and written about a tool used in ornamental wood turning called the geometric chuck.
- Place the wood in the chuck of an electric drill which is held in a vice.
- The edger's chuck turns slowly as the lens is cut to shape.
- Other keyless devices consist of rotating knobs (similar to a chuck on a drill) on the slide mechanism.
- Once I have finished the stem, the balsa wood is removed from the drill chuck.
- It is a vertical machine with the chuck on top and the whirling head, which is fixed, below: the chuck brings the part to the tool.
- The wood in the drill chuck is hand shaped using glass paper to produce the sight tip.
- This should loosen the drill chuck from the threaded spindle.
- Shred about 10 ounces cooked beef brisket or chuck.
- To prepare her meat, she seared a 2-pound chuck roast and 4 country-style ribs in a large Dutch oven.
- The beef type chuck includes chuck, clod, and round.
- Cut the pork, venison, chuck steak and kielbasa sausage into 2.5cm / 1in cubes, then toss together in the flour.
- The first gentleman behind the counter said they didn't make their ground beef with chuck.
- Here are a few guidelines: if you are preparing a red meat based stew use front quarter cuts like a pork shoulder or a beef chuck or ribs.
- They prefer chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes to hamburger or ground beef.
- They also found that higher levels of marbling were preferred for loin steaks but discounted in chuck roasts.
- Stewed beef chuck is wonderful in curry but needs to be precooked; the 90 minutes it takes to make cubes of chuck roast tender is too long to simmer a curry.
- There were nice fatty chuck roasts, rolled flanks and skirts, four kinds of fresh looking ground beef in those pretty crowns that I knew I'd never learn to make.
- Bloom feels that ground chuck is a better choice because sirloin loses its fat and juices, especially on the grill.
- In recent years, there has been a move toward chilled chucks and rounds and away from loins as the result of stagnant incomes in Japan and continued high prices for imported beef.
- I feel I deserve a little bit of happiness, I am not asking for the whole pie, just a good fatty chuck.
- Back then, meatloaf prepared with 27% fat ground chuck was standard fare.
- Similarly, the steak and kidney pie is now made with best blade steak rather than chuck beef.
- That's about the amount in your favorite zinc-enriched breakfast cereal such as specially fortified cornflakes or raisin bran - or in a sizzling, 6-ounce beef chuck steak, for instance.
- If you choose cuts of meat labeled chuck or round they will be less tender.
- I use chuck steak because I can find good quality at a reasonable price.
2(give up)dejarplantar informalchuck it! — ¡basta ya!
3(end relationship with)plantar informalbotar Central America Chile informallargar River Plate informal
1(stroke)to chuck sb under the chin — darle una palmadita en la barbilla a algn
1(playful pat)palmadita feminine
corte de carne vacuna del cuarto delantero
1Britishdialect(as term of endearment)cariño masculine
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