In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Clothing cuello masculineMedicine collarín masculineMedicine cuello ortopédico masculineto grab sb by the collar — agarrar a algn del cuello
- A black suit, a collar, an air of piety: the uniform requirements of men of the cloth.
- A blue chambray shirt with a button-downed collar was tucked neatly into the waistband of a pair of perfectly fitting black jeans.
- I sighed and grabbed Black by the collar and pulled him in to whisper my problem to him.
- There were three of them, of whom one with a long beard looked venerable; and they had red cloth collars round their necks and gold lace on their sleeves like Government officials.
- Mark stood in blue uniform with gold stripes on his collar and black weapons handing from his belt.
- Nervously he tried to straighten his crumpled lab coat and shirt collar.
- The dangling detached polo shirt collars and tiny tee shirts may take some getting used to.
- Tweed jackets are popular with the men, along with garish ties and socks, coloured shirts with white collars, coats with velvet lapels, yellow cords - all topped off with a flat cap or a trilby.
- The coat was patterned red and gold like the wallpaper in the dining room of a stately home, had a round collar and was fastened with large gold military buttons.
- I practically screamed, pulling on the collar of his hideous orange uniform until we were nose to nose.
- Dirty cuffs and collars and destroyed shirt fronts were commonplace then.
- Another popular vintage detail is a shirt collar made from a different fabric, usually a knit.
- She appreciatively fingered the delicate lace collar and black velvet trim.
- I was hiding my face in the collar of my black velvet blazer, away from the sight of the class.
- A Silver eagle broach is pinned to her cloth coat, a Hermes scarf splashes pink and black across the collar.
- In the context of an interview with mainstream corporate America, it's best to cover your tattoos and piercings with long-sleeved shirts, blouses, collars, and such.
- He was wearing a white shirt with a collar, dark trousers and a three-quarter length jacket.
- A shirt with a Chinese collar or high roll-neck, minus necktie, can spell casual elegance.
- Regardless of your taste in music, spangled shirts, four inch collars, glitzy sunglasses and platform shoes are in.
- He looked really nice, in a track suit, I think it was mainly blue and lime green with bits of yellow and red round the collar.
2(for animal)collar masculine
- But unless he can replace the stolen tack, collars and harness, he will be unable to take part.
- The rigid collar and tandem harness allowed teams to pull with equal strength and greater efficiency.
- We fit 24 animals with radio collars to follow their movements and we also fly over and follow their tracks to take a census.
- Testosterone-implanted males (with a control collar) were trialed against males with red, orange, blue, and control brown collars.
- Then, if all went well, they would outfit the two-and-a-half-foot-long bird with a radio collar and transmitter.
- One option was to fit animals with GPS collars, which get position fixes from satellites to monitor movements and activity patterns.
- The neck collars have radio transmitters attached so that the birds can be tracked over a wide area of North Yorkshire and found wherever they land.
- Living on a staple diet of belly pork, collar bacon, and beef dripping, her arteries should have been as choked as the M1 on a Friday evening.
- Diversion collars placed around the pipes, just below the sand surface, can be retrofitted if this begins to happen.
- The concrete pipes and collars on the sandy bottom created a tangled mass of intestines that lay unconnected to anything.
- Also look for a protective collar just below the coupling, which prevents the hose from kinking at the faucet.
- The two are mechanically joined by small circular collars that have been punched into the metal during the stamping process and set themselves firmly in the plastic during cold-pressing.
- A stereolithographic method of fabricating the collars is disclosed.
- The silicone end of the tubing is connected to the fitting located on the collar of the handpiece.
- So when the collar for new valve went round the pipe, there wasn't contact all the way round, due to a distinct lack of pipe.
- Currently I've aligned the shim with the frameset cut and have the collar at 180 degrees to the seat lug.
1they were collared by the police — la policía les echó el guante informal
- he collared me as I was leaving — me cogió por banda cuando salía
- I cannot picture the person who collared me, but still I hear their words ringing in my ears.
- The Canada goose was spotted on CCTV cameras and four security officers, used to collaring shoplifters, were sent to apprehend it.
- That's slim consolation, however, for the 50-odd banks the Friday Night Bank Robber knocked over before he was finally collared.
- One worried soul even collared me the day after my visit to find out whether my review would be ‘er, well, you know… okay’.
- I was collared by the priest one day coming out of church, and my mum who was with me was only too happy to have me do it.
- A month later he was collared at work and questioned by a Special Branch officer brandishing a printout of the message.
- On most of the major salmon rivers in Scotland today, including the Tay and the Tweed, the bailiffs will soon collar you if you mount a prawn rig on to your rod.
- Nationally, more than people 13,000 people were collared by ANPR teams - an arrest rate nine times higher than the national average.
- He was collared by four stewards after slipping on the muddy surface and later arrested.
- Crime-busting technology used by police to collar urban criminals is helping to catch wildlife thieves.
- A leading community figure opposed to the part pedestrianisation of Brentwood High Street has collared the county council supremo who will make the final decision.
- And so the police collared the Beggarsdale Burglars in the act of robbing Tom of his prized quad bike - for the second time.
- He was hoping to collar someone who would tell him what was up.
- He collared me with a ‘Did you hear the one about the Irishman…?’
- It was here that top aides from both campaigns collared journalists to try and spin their side's point of view.
- As well as the online community, there will be teams of ‘pollsters’ sent out into the real world armed with web pad style devices to collar the non online folk too.
- Rick left Edie's side immediately and collared David.
- Several members of his gang were arrested and jailed, but the cops collared him only once.
- Lost in a crowded WH Smiths, I collar a stray assistant and ask her where I can find some batteries.
- The feats of the Aboriginal trackers are the stuff of legend here in the Territory with numerous tales of wrong-doers being collared after being trailed through miles of featureless country.
- Rookie cops graduate from the police academy anxious to collar real criminals.
- After my rant last week about the downright overblown nature of Premiership football, a coltish newsroom colleague collared me.
- He collared him crossing the playground one day.
- His final words were ‘we've collared him,’ before the call ended.
- Dean Leavitt, the officer who collared the rosy-cheeked boys, declined to comment yesterday.
- The unpopular Williams was collared and cuffed at his home on a Sunday afternoon, and spent the night in jail before a bail hearing could be scheduled Monday morning.
- He had recently collared a car thief who confessed to breaking into 100 cars in one night.
- Intrepid reporter Claire Tomlinson collared Rovers' Turkish midfield star for a quick post-match chat after viewers had voted him their man-of-the-match.
- He didn't just collar me and start telling me this, you understand.
- When last week I heard Morris would be in London for a few days I decided to collar her.
- Brian Beard collared him after the game and there was a slightly serious element in his first question.
- The directors were collared under the Company Law Enforcement Act 2001 which focused on insolvent companies after July 1, 2001.
- In Nottingham staff collared the local MP as he came into the studio for an interview to hand him a petition denouncing the Hutton report.
- When the man showed up at the passport office again, he was collared.
- Glasgow's draconian attitude towards skateboarders (Paterson has spent a couple of nights in a police cell after being collared on his board) forces them into even more unsuccessful areas of urban architecture.
- A crowd of around 100 onlookers gathered as cops collared the culprits and hauled them off to the police station.
- Eventually, after a search of the hospital's empty corridors, I collared a passing nurse and asked where everybody was.
- They certainly didn't expect to wake one night to see Gardaí collaring two men in front of their new home.
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