In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of bag, desk, refrigerator)compartimento masculinecompartimiento masculine
- He found a large plastic container in the freezer compartment of the refrigerator containing what appeared to be frozen soup.
- Indeed, imagine a box divided by a partition into two compartments.
- There's also a separate shoe compartment with locking zippers.
- Use the local fishmonger instead of buying fish fingers from the freezer compartment.
- The lower section even contains a compartment offering an additional five litres of storage space.
- There should be compartments and pockets and pouches to hold stuff like your coins, keys and cell phone
- It has a deluxe extendable handle that locks into place, as well as a separate shoe compartment and six large accessory pockets.
- More smoke sensors will be installed and internal walls will be extended upwards into the roof void to create compartments to help to contain the spread of any future fire.
- I appreciated the small compartments as a business traveler.
- Lunchtime would see meals served in pressed metal trays with different compartments where the railway catering staff has placed the rice, curd, vegetables, and a curl of pickle with a pinch of salt.
- A container with no set compartments or shelves can be modified and improved.
- Similar to an airplane meal in presentation, the food is served in various compartments of a square container that can be used for everything from a takeout lunch to a well-balanced supper.
- Delivery vans are equipped with fridge and freezer compartments in order to ensure goods arrive in perfect condition.
- I only discovered our fridge had a freezer compartment 6 weeks ago.
- On that occasion, the group had braved freezing conditions crammed under a carriage in a compartment designed for luggage or freight.
- It also features a separate shoe compartment to store and protect shoes up to size U.S. men's 13.
- Everyday tasks such as going to the supermarket are tough when you can't reach the shelves or peer into the freezer compartments.
- These may be as simple as a moveable bin formed by wire mesh or a more substantial structure consisting of several compartments.
- Each of the three compartments inside contains a muddle of cheap plastic widgets.
- Veréd Cosmetiqué's bronzing powder is encased in a beautiful silver compact with a mirror and separate compartment for the brush applicator.
(in train)compartimento masculinecompartimiento masculine
- That sound was probably just part of the brakes, and I now see that a freight train is passing us on the right (our compartment is on the left).
- Tickets cost 22 leva an adult for first class compartments.
- We reserved 6 reclining seats - 3 and 3 facing each other in a closed compartment.
- The sequence built around the delivery of a child in a railway compartment is movingly handled.
- However, there are also trains with first class compartments and air conditioning, which are clean, comfortable, and cost about the same price as taking a plane for the same distance.
- The carriage which included the two compartments in question was uncoupled and side-tracked.
- The next thing she knew, she was lying on the floor of the first-class compartment being worked on by two doctors.
- At workplaces, bus-stations and inside railway compartments, the blabber is scarcely about anything but cricket.
- On one of the tables in the first class compartments were two empty bottles of champagne.
- Since our compartment was at the downstairs rear of the last car on the train, we were last for dinner reservations call.
- For the time being, home was a railway compartment with a very hard bunk, in a train which made many inexplicable stops.
- The teak-bodied carriage has two first-class compartments - one for smokers and the other for non-smokers - and two toilets.
- I don't know why but it was not blacked out so you could see in the compartment.
- As the railway compartment became a popular venue for fictional mayhem when crime fiction flowered from the later Victorian years almost all cases involved men attacking men.
- Chuckling, the gentleman opened the door leading from the reserved coach to the sleeping compartments beyond.
- As for ringing ahead to my parents waiting to pick me up, I ensure that I leave the carriage compartment when I ring them.
- Vronsky noticed the charming woman as he made his way to the first-class compartment that he shared with his mother.
- He was, moreover, renowned for the speed with which he could dash off an article in a railway compartment, a cricket pavilion, or in whatever place he could snatch a few minutes.
- In sleeping carriages as well as in trains with only one carriage, smoking compartments must be designated.
- I forgot to mention that the PA system in our compartment doesn't work.
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