In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hide)(truth/object/facts) ocultar(emotions) disimular(emotions) ocultarhe had a gun concealed beneath his coat — ocultaba un arma bajo el abrigo
- she looked at him with barely concealed hatred/disdain — lo miró con mal disimulado odio/desdén
- to conceal sth from sb — ocultar(le) algo a algn
- However, this statistic conceals some wider problems.
- No legislation allows that drugs can be concealed in the patients' food.
- She could not say what clues revealed her body had been concealed there.
- They said the paintings were in excellent condition but without their frames, and were well concealed in the attic.
- He took the scenic route back to the castle, where no one walked and it was dark, so he was concealed easily.
- Bricks and dirt were spread about in a studied way, as if someone were trying to conceal something beneath.
- Humankind's deceptive nature is probably the one thing we cannot hide or conceal.
- His contempt for foreigners includes the Englishman, but is carefully concealed.
- The effect is to blow away the smokescreen that Big Tobacco created to conceal its darker nature.
- Items such as guns, explosives or other harmful materials could be concealed in these.
- Through Europe, there can be a kind of internationalism in name and law, but one that conceals a more fragmented continent, obsessed with regional concerns.
- My dark hair conceals my damp yellow eyes, like a funeral veil that hides a widow's tears.
- The past always haunts, more especially if it is being concealed from people.
- Those were still the days when an illegitimate child was a matter for shame, to be concealed from society if at all possible.
- But her personal antipathy conceals a more serious matter.
- The problem for me is how unfreedom is hidden, concealed in precisely what is presented to us as new freedoms.
- She had her back to me at the time, a strong, beautiful back that was barely concealed.
- Obscured from view, a larger tent covered the area where her body was found concealed under straw.
- More than once the back of my car was concealing the very people the police sought as they waved me through the roadblock.
- The shocking double life she led was concealed from her workmates and family.
- The room in which was entered was both dead and dark, concealing everything that existed in it.
- Cross species transmission of disease is not at all new and it is nonsense to suggest that this has been concealed from the public.
- The knowledge of this has always been there, but it's been half hidden, concealed for its own good.
- Everybody knows everybody so it hard to conceal something like a kidnapping.
- Then I proceeded to dig a small ditch and hide them in it, concealed by fallen leaves.
- These have been concealed so that the heat does not affect the temperature inside the boat.
- Without them, the problem would still be concealed and the public would be in ignorance.
- Carrying a gun in a vehicle also is illegal because it is considered to be concealed.
- It was later found that four million cigarettes had been concealed inside the bales.
- She said he concealed his darker side behind a veneer of respectability in order to hide his true character from adoring fans.
- The hazard warning lights were on and the bonnet of the car was up, concealing Dr Shankar.
- It is well able to deconstruct political spin and identify truths which are being concealed or denied.
- It was underneath carpet behind a cabinet and was obviously concealed.
- While the movement lost support and membership internally, it was able to conceal this from the public.
- He sat up in his bed without a shirt on and covers concealing the lower half of his body.
- She carefully picked up two small bottles, concealing one with the other.
- They are adept in concealing their ideological and political agenda in a very attractive and secular-looking package.
- It stands in a cutting, and the hotel at the head of the platforms conceals the long, glazed vaults of the train shed.
- The past year has brought to light what so long was concealed under the veil of the German consensus model.
- Eventually you discover that the complex language of pensions is designed to conceal a very simple reality.
2concealed past p(door/camera) oculto(lighting) indirectoconcealed wiring — instalación (eléctrica) empotrada feminine
- concealed entrance/exit — peligro: entrada/salida de vehículos
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