In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mountain) escalar(mountain) subir a(stairs) subir(tree) trepar a(tree) treparse a Latin America(tree) subirse ahe slipped while climbing the north face — se resbaló al escalar la pared norte
- to climb Everest — subir al Everest
- he climbed the stairs with difficulty — subió las escaleras con dificultad
- she climbed the tree — se subió al árbol
1(to car, clamber)trepartreparseto go climbing — hacer andinismo Latin America
- she climbed onto a chair/the table — trepó / se trepó a una silla/la mesa
- we climbed down off the roof — bajamos del tejado
- to climb into/out of bed — meterse en/levantarse de la cama
- he climbed into his pajamas — se puso el pijama
- (to car) climb in! — ¡sube!
2(rise)(path/road/aircraft) subir(path/aircraft/road) ascender formal(inflation/population/temperature) subir(population/temperature/inflation) ascender formal
1(ascent)subida feminineSport escalada feminineit's a steep climb to the top — es una subida empinada hasta la cima
- a difficult climb for beginners — una escalada difícil para principiantes
- The servants and live-in farm workers were not allowed to use the stairs but had to climb a ladder to get to their sleeping quarters.
- He secured the hatch, bending the locking mechanism with a solid heel kick, and began climbing the adjacent ladder.
- I climbed the grand staircase to the nineteenth-century European paintings.
- He began to climb the ladder, and when he'd almost reached the top, he stumbled and fell.
- She crossed the room and began climbing the stairs.
- Ewan climbed up the ladder quickly, used to doing so, as he'd been climbing the same ladder for over six years.
- I took the two glasses, one in each hand and began climbing the stairs.
- When I first arrived there, I climbed the stone staircase that wept in wintertime when it was cold and rainy, to the top floor.
- As she climbed the stairs she began to hear a shower running.
- The only way to reach the roof was by climbing the ladder that was inside the building itself, unless they climbed up the side.
- His companion just rolled his eyes and began climbing the stairs, a bolt loaded into the small crossbow that he carried.
- Red began to climb the staircase to the third tower of the east wing, known affectionately as the correlation wing, used mainly for social events, conferences and the like.
- Alex began slowly climbing the stairs to his room.
- The order to come down, however, never reached many of the men who had climbed the staircases of the North Tower.
- Slowly, she began climbing the marble stairs, reflecting upon what had brought her to this point.
- In the glow of a hand-lamp Adriana climbed a wooden staircase to her room.
- ‘I'll make sure no one steals our seats,’ he flashed a grin at him, and he began climbing the stairs.
- She let go of him and began climbing the ladder, glancing back now and then to make sure he was following.
- ‘I can always shoot the door open,’ she thought to herself as the began to climb the ladder.
- We had just begun climbing the ghats; the view was beautiful and a cool breeze blew into my face.
2(gradient)ascenso masculinesubida feminine
3Aviationascenso masculineto go into a climb — iniciar un ascenso
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