In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(inside angle)(of room, cupboard) rincón masculine(of field) esquina feminine(of mouth) comisura femininein the top righthand corner of the page — en el ángulo superior derecho de la página
- a quiet corner of Hampshire — un tranquilo rincón de Hampshire
- from all / the four corners of the earth / world — de todas partes (del mundo)
- to drive/force sb into a corner — acorralar a algn
- before noun corner cupboard — rinconera
- The sides must always be straight and also be of equal length, with all four corners having equal angles.
- Early on in the morning, she sat on the back corner of the roof with her feet dangling over the edge.
- Snowy sat at the corner of the table, eyes narrowed in disgust.
- Rugs must be tacked down, not only in the middle, but at the corners and leading edges.
- But Cresswell did get on the score sheet in the end, knocking away into the top corner from the edge of the penalty area.
- I'm especially interested in what's in the corners and on the edges.
- All the sides, corners, angles and areas are the same.
- On one occasion we heard a loud crash and noted a broken pane in a window near the corner of the family room.
- All the corners and edges of the Gamma Pad are smoothed and the mousing surface is flat and free of defects.
- The television is mounted on the wall in the corner of the room, a square window on a small world.
- Upon entering the bar and finding a space in the corner near the window, someone thrust a chilled can of Steinlager into my hand.
- Near the base of the picture, the floor met the wall, and the corner of the room on the right side of the page.
- The staff room was unoccupied when Dion made his way to the large sofa near the corner of the room.
- It was written with a nearby white paint which was located near the corner of the wall.
- The cracking noise got worse, and suddenly a large piece of plaster fell from the ceiling near the corner of the room.
- He watched as she went to a chest against the wall in the opposite corner of the room.
- Walking backwards, he followed her until she was trapped against another wall in a corner of the room.
- If you answered ‘yes’ to either of the above, then go straight to the nearest corner of the room without passing go.
- I did as I was told and placed myself in a chair near the corner of the room.
- Moments later Alan Gilger tore through on goal, he had only the keeper to beat but his shot for the top corner went the wrong side of the post.
- Spoon the crumbs into the tart tin and smooth into the corners and up the sides.
- By choosing a bench in a corner or near a wall, you can position your stroller to make your spot even more secluded.
- In the beginning, you can use the walls near the corner of the arena to help you create this feeling.
- The victim was laying on the floor, propped up against the wall in the corner of the room.
- With some difficulty I squeeze into a tiny space in the corner of the small room high above the flow of the Manhattan traffic.
- At the other side of the table, the corners of Addie's lips turned up in a smile.
- The sides are straight and the corners at right angles.
- Colourful material and tassels hung down from the top edges and corners of the bed.
- By 50, gravity is taking its toll, pushing down the corners at the edge of the mouth; ear lobes become longer.
- She wandered over to admire a Renaissance painting hanging in the near corner of the huge room.
- If your site includes any corners or other right angles, look for stone that already shows this shape.
- Lori's face paled, and she gripped the edge of the table tightly, the corners jabbing into her palms.
- And each one of those rooms has four corners, four walls, a floor and a ceiling.
- He was the hero a minute later slamming a low drive into the far corner from an acute angle.
- Form lines must be parallel and corners at right angles.
- The woman continued to stare at her from her seat near the corner of the room, but she warmly smiled and got up.
- He found a glass near the corner of the room and poured the contents from the jug into it.
- After the initial evaluation, Rob walked over to a small console near a corner of the room.
- It is driven by gears rather than a belt, and also comes with a telescopic extendable wand which means it can get into tight corners and edges.
- Stitch, using straight stitch around outer edges, sewing across corners where marked.
1.2(outside angle)(of street, page) esquina feminine(of table) esquina feminine(of table) punta feminine(bend in road) curva feminineI'll meet you on / at the corner — te veo en la esquina
- he took the corner too fast — tomó la curva demasiado rápido
- Perhaps he knew that our roads have corners and that as a result I have not had as much practice as him at driving for hours in a straight line without hitting oncoming vehicles.
- I used to buy my records in Powells, on the corner of Shop Street.
- It skips off ruts in the road and can push wide in corners, leading to one memorable moment on broken, damp tarmac, but it's all part of the fun.
- The Royal Hotel, on the corner of the High Street and Royal Terrace, lost power in its kitchen.
- And there is the building on the corner of Coney Street that is being built at the moment.
- She was always speeding through yellow lights and rushing around sharp corners.
- The shop on the left of the frame is on the corner of Rose Street.
- Maru turned a sharp corner and whirled around, preparing for her stalker's arrival.
- It's called Horse and Rider, and it's stood on the corner of Dover Street and Piccadilly since 1975.
- As he made sharp turns around corners, he couldn't help but wonder why the guy was chasing him over an apple.
- The trees were on the corner of the two streets, out the way of the new building, but they were cut down nonetheless.
- Bill pointed it out to me, with laid-back glee, when we bumped into each other on the corner of Denmark Street.
- Swindon's three Rotary Clubs have clubbed together to provide the bench on the corner of Wood Street.
- She whipped around the sharp corner quickly and ran her fingers through her hair in confusion.
- It stands on the corner of the High Street and South Bridge and was for an age the town's Hogmanay gathering place.
- The problem I have encountered with the speed bumps is the brat pack that hangs about on the corner of Keswick Street.
- Standard Life also has an office on the corner with George Street.
- As a matter of fact, Winston did watch women, he and his friends, on the corner of Frederick Street.
- An empty house on the corner of Birch Street, West Bowling, is the first project to be blitzed by the group in a bid to improve the appearance of the area.
- The road is often slippery and its corners are sharp, so low gear is recommended.
- This new circuit will allow for the testing of braking system performance in snow and ice conditions on sharp corners and twisty turns.
- We fared much better at Vox Populi, a funky old house on the corner of a tree-lined street.
- Jason turned a corner into a road and around a train station and down another road into a subway.
- On the motorway you can cruise along in comfort mode, switching to sport on the A-roads, flicking to advanced sport to hug corners and bends.
- The aluminum-composite hybrid suspension handles sharp corners and loose curves with no problem.
- I noticed that a small crowd of people had gathered around a sharp corner of the road.
- It was a little brick shop on the corner of a street in Christchurch, and I visited him there on one occasion.
- Take the quads through the jungle, crossing streams, bending round sharp corners, and skidding on the gravel roads.
- The Tuta circuit looked downright sketchy, with dirt-strewn corners and sharp speed bumps on the straightaway into town.
- Mr McGurk has approached Bradford Council to buy the green on the corner of Main Street and Crack Lane.
- After a long walk along a straight lane, they finally turned a sharp corner and Rena sighed in relief.
- She'd been standing on the corner of the street for almost ten minutes, eyes darting around constantly.
- When it comes to going round corners quickly on the road, things are undoubtedly helped by that firm suspension.
- They twisted and turned down the streets of Paris, the mix of mud and rotten straw on the ground making the three slip and slide as they took sharp corners.
- Speaking of which, has anyone bought that old brick house on the corner of Mason Street?
- All of a sudden this VW skids round a corner into the road I'm patrolling.
- A woman was standing on the corner of Court Street, struggling to keep her umbrella under control.
- The front wheels bite cleanly into the road, and you can power out of corners with that balanced, slingshot feeling only a powerful rear-wheel drive car can give.
- If Jay was bad in a car, he was worse with a motorbike, speeding and making exceptionally sharp turns at corners.
- The magnificent gardens of the well maintained houses on the corner of Maryville were greatly admired.
2.1corner kick(in soccer)córner masculinetiro de esquina masculinesaque de esquina masculine
- Ten minutes later, Villa doubled their advantage when their young gun, Joe Dowd scored directly from a corner kick a goal of beauty.
- Two goals in five minutes put Windermere ahead when Liam Salisbury headed in from a corner kick and a long ball found Matt Parkinson, who beat two men and the keeper.
- Before the corner kick, Solomartin picks up a yellow card for shirt-tugging.
- The referee didn't call a goal kick for the Stingrays, but instead called a corner kick in favor of Riverside.
- Parkville upped it another gear and Colin Coady got on the end of a corner kick to poke the ball home and secure all three points for Parkville.
2.2(in hockey)córner masculine
- With this degree of pressure, Pakistan should have scored and forced several penalty corners against Korea.
- ‘Our goal scoring went up, we could score field goals, we could score from penalty corners,’ he said.
- Chile finally scored on their fifth penalty corner by Jorge O'Rayn.
- The absence of Hawes was emphasised when Britain wasted five penalty corners in the first 15 minutes.
- When I first played hockey as a junior, rules prohibited undercutting on penalty corners.
3(in boxing)esquina feminine
- Round thirteen saw them spend the last two minutes of the round trading in one corner without moving.
- McCline got up at the count of nine as the bell sounded to end the round, but his corner would not allow him to continue.
- Dundee is livid in the corner between rounds while Foster has a smug look.
- Late in the fourth round Frazier pinned Ellis in a corner and after a flurry of hooks Ellis fell flat on his face.
- They stood in opposite corners of the ring, our man with his back to the tent fighter, waiting to be called to fight by the clang of the bell.
- It was apparent their corners told them that, whomever won round 4, would probably win the bout.
- Clay came to his corner after the fourth round complaining of a burning sensation in both eyes.
1(trap)(fox/fugitive/stag) acorralarI cornered her in the corridor — la abordé en el pasillo
- My face was flushed a deep red, I was sure, and my hands were trembling the slightest bit; I could have passed for a frightened rabbit cornered by a rabid dog.
- Frank led a raiding party of eight men who eventually succeeded in cornering the goat after a two-hour operation.
- He felt suddenly like the hunter who has cornered the wolf, his rifle trained on the chest of the unknowing prey.
- The distressed bird was eventually cornered by one of the security officers, who used his cap to gather it into custody.
- Minutes later, cornered by police on a city street, the suspect gave up quietly.
- After the terrier cornered the rat, all Padlin saw was a commotion of claws, paws, and teeth.
- A resident phoned police who arrived to help corner the horse into the fenced school oval.
- The wolf was cornered in the alcove and his attacker was closing in on his position.
- Jason followed and eventually cornered me into a tree by the garbage bins behind the gardening shed, and came towards me menacingly.
- I had the distinct feeling of a deer being cornered in the spotlight.
- They picked themselves up, dusted themselves down, pulled together and went at Leicester like cornered wild dogs.
- I had no idea what I was doing; I had cornered the lion in her den, and now I was poking a stick at her.
- Jenny had a horrified look on her face, one of fear, like a rabbit being cornered by a coyote.
- Imran Khan told them they had to fight like cornered tigers, a rallying cry as famous as anything Test cricket has produced.
- Sensing that their prey was cornered, the trio spread out a bit, moving to flank her before closing in to finish her off.
- The fox by now had run for cover, but each hole he went to was of course filled in, we finally catch up with the dogs who had by now got the fox cornered by a hedge.
- The dogs cornered the bear in a thicket, and when it dashed for the water once more, the men fired and managed to kill it.
- The shadows circled him as he walked by, keeping their distance but in a dangerous way, like a cat cornering a mouse.
- All she could do was let out a muffled cry like a deer being cornered by the predator.
- Teach kids to respect the cat, and do not allow them to chase or corner the cat even in play.
- As sales later proved, we passed up an opportunity of a lifetime to corner the market on brazilianite.
- Having cornering the market for fast, eat-out outlets in the 1970s and 1980s, the group has faced an onslaught from a host of new competitors.
- The idea that a single company could corner the market on such research is ludicrous.
- Not content with cornering the independent market in Hollywood, O'Reilly also plans to expand into mainland Europe in the coming months.
- Little wonder, then, that investment astrologers are now attempting to corner the market.
- The company has cornered the gambling market here.
- Last year, his attempt to corner the market in television football fell foul of British monopoly authorities.
- The Office of Fair Trading is advising ministers to relax the regulations that prevent supermarkets cornering the market.
- Citybox Advertising plans to launch an assault on the British market, having cornered the market for advertising inside Irish shopping centres.
- Biotech firms are out to corner the market, so they have to persuade us something else is at stake
- Director Paul Anderson appears intent on cornering the market when it comes to computer game-based adaptations.
- Edward de Bono has seemingly cornered the market, and publishers are reluctant to try to take on the champ.
- If both the title and cover aren't telling enough, this California quintet wants to corner the market on teen angst.
- It's a handy trick, to diagnose a terminal illness while claiming to corner the market on the cure.
- Also unheard-of was a cartel cornering a commodity such as crude oil, as long as the medium of exchange was gold.
- It would seem to be a step back towards the bad old days when EMC cornered the storage market with its expensive boxes.
- The last decade has seen them corner the market in expressive and experimental electronic music.
- There can be no doubt that BMW has cornered the saloon market, in terms of sheer desirability.
- If you could bring together the handful of people who knew a niche, you could all but corner the market in it.
- You do this because you want people to eat proper food, not because you want to corner the market and be the only supplier.
- No way was he going to let them corner the market in novelty and wonder.
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