In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in building, train)pasillo masculinecorredor masculine
- The old building's narrow corridors, stairs and lifts were intended to be similar to those of ships.
- She's walking through the corridors of the Engineering building when he sees a man standing in a car in front of the building.
- The rectangular building has a corridor running from the entrance hallway with double doors to the drawing room.
- All 17.5 miles of corridors inside this building are empty.
- The people live in dungas, pre-fab buildings, typically a corridor with six rooms off each side.
- We took train rides to backwater stations in carriages with compartments and corridors.
- He led them out of the reception hall and down the corridor to a small room on the left.
- He dashed out of the classroom and down the corridor to the music room.
- This will mean no more steps at the entrance, wider corridors, wider doors and a toilet downstairs.
- In school corridors and front rooms up and down the country tears of joy and despair were shed this morning.
- Classrooms, corridors, the dining room and the staff offices are filled with pictures.
- A scream had echoed all along the passenger corridor, waking everyone.
- Some of them, apart from the burial chamber, contain a corridor and other rooms.
- Across the corridor, the dining room has patio doors out to the south-facing rear garden.
- The works consist of building a new corridor linking the main building to the disused Telephone Exchange in the rear yard.
- The building itself, however, was a solid concrete structure of staircases, landings and corridors with many rooms leading off them.
- Her measured footsteps lead her through a corridor to a large room, complete with a fireplace.
- The words we speak help to build a kind of inner dwelling, plotting out the psyche's suite of rooms and corridors and courtyards, its stairways, arbours, spots of sun and shade.
- At first I was determined, striding down passages and exploring new corridors and rooms I found.
- The building itself was a fantastic old house, hidden doorways leading to twisted corridors leading to huge rooms leading to further rooms leading to more corridors.
- The floor was an amazing array of confusing hallways, corridors, and rooms.
- He led her through a winding maze of corridors and dressing rooms.
2(strip of land)corredor masculinethe Polish Corridor — el corredor de Danzig
- before noun corridor coach — vagón (de pasajeros) con pasillo
- Planning for Auckland's motorways and public transport corridors was done 40 years ago, in 1963.
- The total would also include 6.5 million acres of wildlife corridors and 1,800 miles of river designated as wild and scenic.
- The two sites are important wildlife corridors and the last patch of rainforest in Redland.
- They can also be found along river corridors and throughout forested areas of Washington.
- And that is another reason for the breadth of the corridor between the national parks.
- The plan would link existing wilderness and natural areas with wildlife travel corridors to enable large predators and other animals to migrate.
- She noted the importance of wildlife or movement corridors to link established parks with untouched wilderness areas.
- The Council discounted several land corridors that were home to the fern because it believed the bypass would be blocked by a legal challenge if one of them was chosen.
- These would not be simply rail lines; they would be development corridors, which would be high-speed transportation.
- There are a number of transport corridors and oil pipelines that are in the process of development to serve this function.
- The group is currently working on gaining protection for the lands and developing corridors that suit species from big cats to tiny voles.
- Humanitarian personnel and corridors must be much more effectively protected.
- Protection of wooded river corridors and other isolated tree groves, especially in arid areas, is important for their local survival.
- What's needed, they say, is a national land-use policy that will simply forbid human encroachment on wildlife corridors.
- The effort was part of a long-term project to enhance the Chapman River by providing flora and fauna corridors linking areas of remnant vegetation.
- Environmentalists and developers have been fighting over how to establish functional wildlife corridors in the Bow Valley for over a decade.
- At the same time, urban parks were seen as ecological reserves, acting as floodplains, wildlife corridors, or natural habitats.
- So, we do need large arteries, not just of highways, but arteries of corridors of transportation and development.
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