In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1also press clippingrecorte de prensa masculine
2clippings plural(clipped pieces)recortes masculinepedazos masculinegrass clippings — hierba cortada feminine
- nail clippings — pedazos de uñas
- The clippings from these low hedges were then strewn on the floor for the same purpose.
- Will the recycling depots accept all garden rubbish irrespective of type, ie grass cuttings, hedge clippings?
- Cape resembles an inverted umbrella to catch clippings as you trim, so neck, clothes and floor are protected.
- The character is a certain greenness of aroma and flavour that at its worst is like fresh-cut grass, or even hedge clippings.
- To keep the soil from falling out of the wire, tuck a barrier of grass clippings or straw around the inside edges of the frame before adding the soil.
- The drummer - in looks and playing style - appears to have been cloned from one of Dave Grohl's toenail clippings.
- Remember to mix grass clippings with other garden wastes in the compost heap to avoid them becoming slimy, stagnant and smelly.
- She said a dirty beaker was left under his bed for three weeks, while toenail clippings remained on the floor for three days.
- We could've been talking about toenail clippings and I would have been riveted.
- When I tried buying bunches of parsley, I found that many of the leaves smelt and tasted remarkably like grass clippings.
- Mowing no more than one-third of the leaf blade minimizes the stress on the grass and produces shorter clippings.
- Over sod or very weedy areas, I lay down cardboard then cover it with straw, hay, grass clippings or wood chips.
- Would the Baseball Hall of Fame be interested in receiving the toenail clippings of a certain star player?
- Large chunks of bark last the longest, while grass clippings and shredded leaves need frequent replacement.
- This is why it is such a shame so many of us don't bother, simply chucking out our grass cuttings and hedge clippings with the rest of the household rubbish.
- Counter just trims his shrubs every autumn, and uses the clippings as mulch.
- Spread an old sheet or piece of plastic along the length of the hedge to pick up clippings.
- Use kitchen vegetable waste, plus ‘tougher’ garden residues such as leaves, grass clippings and hedge prunings.
- A hairdresser had his bank balance trimmed by more than £1,000 for dumping a bag of clippings in the street.
- Any compost containing grass clippings is used for field crops only.
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