In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for animals)corral masculine
- They are especially common around ranch buildings and corrals where perches are plentiful.
- He wandered over to the corral and called his horse.
- We end the ride in the corral where the horses are, so we can feed them some hay and have a photo opportunity.
- There were two rows of tents down each side of the site, several campfires down the centre, a corral of horses up the far end of the clearing and food hanging off the rock face behind the far row of tents.
- Before we leased these acres the land was fenced in corrals and the owner boarded horses.
- Up by the horse corral, near the river that drained into the pond, a branch could clearly be heard snapping.
- Most of the producers own small flocks maintained on homestead pastures and in corrals.
- The ravine was a perfect corral for the horses once they were in it.
- Billy hauled on the lead reins and drew the horses up in a cloud of dust close to the corral where the fresh horses milled around.
- Excavations in 1958-9 revealed that the site was originally a corral for livestock.
- Solar-powered gates can be used at the end of residential driveways, on rural access roads, for livestock corrals, and in many other areas.
- During your stay, you can picket your horse using the available tie-out poles, tie your horse to your trailer, or keep your horse in a portable corral.
- Close to it was a ditched enclosure, interpreted as a corral for livestock awaiting the feasts, perhaps to be slaughtered in sacrificial ceremonies.
- I ignored him and started to walk the horse around the corral.
- The adult tick does not feed and may live in and around corrals, barns and cattle loafing areas for a year or more waiting to mate.
- Step outside fire-warmed rooms in this tastefully restored adobe hacienda, and you'll see steam rising from longhorn cattle in the corral.
- Except for small stone corrals, the farmers there build no fences.
- The Punchestown Boys rode into town saying they were going to build a corral for cattle and horses that would be good for the town.
- Heading to the barn to let the horses out into the corral, Adam wondered how Clara would react when the dealership delivered her car later in the morning.
- In a gentle stroll Adam completed his circuit of the ranch buildings and corrals.
(of wagons)círculo masculine
1(cattle) encorralar(person) acorralarshe was corraled by reporters — la acorralaron los periodistas
2(wagons) formar un círculo con
3(votes) acaparar US(votes) monopolizar US(sympathy) ganarse
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