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(lid, casing)tapa femininecubierta feminine
- The spherical covers not only protect the antenna but also hide which direction it is pointing in.
- The unit is fantastic for shirts, duvet covers and bedspreads and uses only 2.4 feet of space.
- With either system, deep rubber floormats and coated vinyl seat covers are included to protect the interior from muddy riders.
- Daniel lifted the manhole cover and placed it on the side.
- Behind the battery cover, your memory cards are protected from pocket fluff.
- A third hole made in the cover and plugged with a rubber septum was used for watering.
- His rescue began when a neighbor heard him whimpering lifted a manhole cover and peered into the storm drain.
- The cover to the hole from the sewers began to twitch, then was lifted and set aside by pale hands.
- She saw the toilet to his right and, figuring it as good a place as any, walked to it, taking a seat on the lowered cover.
- The casing includes a circular area on the front protected by an acrylic cover.
- The heating elements are very well protected and the cover is washable.
- For example, fabric row covers can protect low-growing food crops, such as cabbage or squash.
- She replaced the cover and stabbed holes in it, even though she knew he was dead.
- There is a dense cloud cover, and then it rains.
- Even if you have a fitted boat cover, consider adding a tarp over it to protect the cover from bird droppings or other damage.
- ‘If we put covers on before it's totally thawed out, the covers basically protect the frost,’ he said.
- Then she carefully fitted the other side of the silver cover and sealed both sides together with her finger.
- When I got home, I discovered the problem - the memory card cover had broken off.
- Making sure the distance was accurate; he pressed a red button on top of the control stick which was concealed by a flip-up cover.
- The gas board had forgotten to put the cover back on the hole.
- The back cover is designed for one purpose only: to completely conceal the rear of the motherboard.
- Many of them are so tall that they are hidden by dense cloud cover for days at a time.
- To our right, carpets of flowers reach up to a thick cloud cover.
- Adam took a frozen dinner from the fridge, stabbed a few holes in the filmy cover and threw it in the microwave.
- Hair from each subject was collected in a plastic container with a cover.
- When these guys brandished guns on their album covers you knew they weren't joking.
- Attempts from the council to board them up and drill holes in the covers to let water flow through have failed.
- Light shone through the holes in the manhole covers.
- Before displaying the car in public, I washed it, painted over major scratches and put fresh covers on the seats.
- In fact, the only thing that isn't going to work is the duvet cover.
- The wind blew the row cover off the seed bed leaving the tender young radishes exposed to the flies.
- Never store leather in plastic bags or other nonporous covers or containers.
- The plants are placed in the pit, the pots are mulched in and the cover sealed down.
- The ground floor windows have been sealed with fitted steel covers.
- Try a plastic bag over the storm cover to protect it from rain and sand.
- They've been asking a lot of questions about these seat covers.
- You can customize these buttons by sliding your own labels under the removable clear plastic covers.
- This cover protects the soil from raindrop impact, reducing erosion and crusting of the soil.
- A small recess along the top lip of the can ensures a tight seal with the upper cover.
- Manhole covers have been sealed, sight-lines checked and staff vetted.
- Three years ago, three serious offenders escaped after throwing a loose manhole cover through a fence during exercise.
1.2feminine lonafeminine fundamasculine forrobed cover — cubrecama masculine
- She has been gracing covers of magazines everywhere and appearing on numerous talks shows.
- He appeared on the cover of Time magazine and was glamorised as a gangster the law couldn't bring down.
- She will not be indulging in either Botox or a facelift for the cover photo shoot.
- Her commercial work includes newspaper and magazine features and book covers.
- After the pages were dry, I used a three-hole punch to punch holes in the covers.
- Since then, her art has been included in children's books, on book covers and in magazines.
- She wrote several books, appeared in the theater and on magazine covers.
- The inside front cover has an inscription from Qian to my father.
- The young man made his way as illustrator for book covers and magazines.
- He was reading a book with a worn cover and yellow pages and was dressed in a normal shirt, jeans and a lab coat.
- He has appeared on magazine covers, commercials and television shows.
- Cory emailed it over last night for me to read and provide a cover blurb.
- Almost all of his work from then on was for magazine covers and book illustrations.
- Your cover story revealed many unknown facts about the most beautiful monument on earth.
- You cannot always judge a book by the cover, title page, or table of contents.
- I'm just trying to get one more back cover blurb to assure bestseller status.
- The cover features a dark forest at night, the title done in silver.
- The report, bearing the Pentagon seal on its cover, was posted two weeks ago on a US Department of Defense web site.
- Appearing on magazine covers - that's what she's for.
- I was asked to appear on covers of art magazines I had once worshipped.
1.3covers pl(bedclothes)the covers — las frazadas Latin America
2.1feminine tapafeminine cubiertafeminine portadafeminine carátula Andesfront cover — portada feminine
- back cover — contraportada
- hard/soft covers — tapas duras/blandas
- to read sth from cover to cover — leer algo de cabo a rabo
- before noun cover price — precio de venta al público
2.2(envelope, package)under separate cover — por separado
- under plain cover — en sobre sin membrete
3.1(shelter, protection)to take cover — guarecerse
- we took cover from the rain in a barn — nos guarecimos de la lluvia en un granero
- to run for cover — correr a ponerse a cubierto
- under cover of darkness / night — al abrigo / amparo de la oscuridad / de la noche
- to give sb cover — cubrir a algn
- air cover — cobertura aérea
- to break cover — salir al descubierto
3.2(of vegetation)this plant provides good ground cover — esta planta cubre rápidamente el terreno
3.3(front, pretense)tapadera femininepantalla femininethe bar served as a cover for illegal activities — el bar servía de tapadera / de pantalla para negocios ilegales
- to blow / break sb's cover — desenmascarar a algn
- They are unacceptable and very often a cover for the criminal underworld.
- She's just using the feminist thing as a cover - imagine how much she can get away with in the name of feminism.
- The bombing was probably a cover for a kidnap attempt, but she wasn't there at the time, so they had to try again.
- The Clandestine Service needs to continue the efforts it has been making to move away from cover in embassies.
- It is difficult to see how such cover can work at all if a fronting company alone is the reinsured.
- At that time, the intelligence services used cover organizations to ask him to write about China.
- But it seemed like excellent cover for my past crimes, and no one had found me out yet.
- The government said the building was used as cover by militants to attack them.
- My immediate task was to participate in the final technical preparations for our three cover options.
- Everything about equality and acceptance was simply a cover for a dark conspiracy.
- Working under embassy cover offered a case officer the worst of both worlds.
- The British too have been painted as villains, accused of using the trials as cover for a plot to shut down the island.
- ISA would operate under a host of cover names to confuse anyone without the need to know.
- He also helped cover of scams and spy on the respective people of Versanalus.
4.1British (insurance)cobertura femininethe policy provides third-party cover — la póliza cubre contra terceros
- to take out cover against sth — asegurarse contra algo
- Yet he was concerned that, without the legal cover from Goldsmith, military personnel could be prosecuted for war crimes.
- Some travel cover also excludes cancellations due to terrorism.
- And the alternative, travelling without medical cover, is a dangerous gamble for the sick.
- Many reception venues will insist that couples have adequate insurance cover before they will hire out their rooms.
- The same applies to free travel cover provided by bank package accounts and credit cards.
- We supported lifetime health cover when it went through the parliament.
- Despite all these many billions spent on health and 5 years of private cover, I've picked up a bit of sniffle.
- But did you know that if you are planning to rent out your property, you need extra insurance cover?
- We would require some indemnity from them to cover us from liability.
- The purpose of life cover is to provide support for your dependants.
- The better the quality, the better the cover will protect your investment.
- Although price is important, it is essential to get the correct type of cover, so make sure you compare like with like.
- Skiers and snowboarders are advised not to buy cover from their travel agent unless they want to end up paying over the odds.
- The health board does provide a grant for families having a home birth while private health cover does meet the balance.
- In Ireland, where one can opt for private cover, there is an equally successful method of guaranteeing good treatment for the poor.
- Eventually, with the help of the British Epileptic Association, they were able to arrange cover.
- Two primary care trusts announced there would be an overhaul in arrangements for cover at community hospitals.
- Tour operators, travel agents, airlines, banks and health insurers have started to offer travel cover.
- However, if you are relying on a home insurance policy, check with your insurer that cover extends to travel overseas.
- There may be no negligence in the driving of the motor vehicle but there still be cover provided by the policy.
- Their cover permitted travel throughout the country and, it is thought, even into Gibraltar and the Spanish enclaves.
4.2(in banking)garantía feminine
5(reserve duty)volunteers provide cover for the firemen — un cuerpo de voluntarios suple a los bomberos cuando es necesario
6also cover chargemasculine cubiertofeminine consumición mínima US
(of a song)versión feminine
- Or maybe it's just a cheesy cover version and I'm getting sentimental as our departure looms.
- Another cover version drew a more mixed response from both these listeners, however.
- The song is a cover of the 1980's teen dirge.
- I remember the Sixties covers bands that were fixtures at clubs across the North West.
- And when we would do funk covers people said we sounded like Jamiroquai, which I could sort of see.
- It is a compilation of Beatles cover songs by artists that are relatively unknown.
- Sometimes the cover version is done by an artist as a loving homage to a performer they admire.
- Is it, therefore, a coincidence that their biggest hit so far is essentially a cover version; albeit a cheeky one?
- Currently on repeat play, however, is a very bizarre cover version of the aforementioned song.
- The songs are a fine collection of self composed numbers and splendid cover versions.
- Disappointing cover version aside this is quite an accomplished album that won't disappoint.
- One of my favourite internet tunes from last year now has a cover version.
- Yes, I always like to do cover songs when my band acts on stage.
- A tired old boy band singing a cover version of a song that was rubbish anyway?
- Some big star should snap it up for a cover version.
- And no, I don't like the cover version of It's My Life.
- Good, bad or just plain wrong, If I see a cover version of a song I know, I have to have it.
- Do you have a favorite cover version of one of your songs?
- What was kind of fun to watch was when they did cover songs from the parent's of their fans generation.
1(overlay)cubririvy covers the walls — la hiedra cubre las paredes
- they covered the walls with slogans — llenaron / cubrieron las paredes de pintadas
- he covered himself with glory — se cubrió de gloria
- to be covered in sth — estar cubierto de algo
- she was covered in paint — estaba cubierta de pintura
- everything was covered in / with dust — todo estaba cubierto / lleno de polvo
3(cushion) ponerle una funda a(book) forrar(sofa) tapizar(sofa) recubrir
4(terrace/passage) techar(terrace/passage) cubrircovered market — mercado cubierto masculine
5(extend over)(area/floor) cubrir(page) llenar
6(travel, traverse)(distance) recorrer(distance) cubrirwe covered 200km a day — recorrimos 200km por día
7(operate over)(area/region) cubrir
8(deal with)(syllabus) cubrir(topic) tratar(eventuality) contemplarthis case is not covered by existing legislation — la legislación vigente no contempla este caso
(apply to)this legislation only covers large companies — esta legislación solo afecta / se aplica a las empresas grandes
11(hide)taparshe covered her ears/eyes — se tapó los oídos/ojos
- to cover one's head — cubrirse (la cabeza)
12(mask)(surprise/ignorance) disimular(mistake/blunder) ocultar(mistake/blunder) tapar informal
13(guard, protect)cubrirwe have all the exits covered — tenemos todas las salidas cubiertas
- I'll keep you covered — yo te cubro
14(point gun at)apuntarle awe've got you covered! — ¡te tenemos encañonado!
15Sport(opponent) marcar(shot/base/court) cubrir
16(pay for, meet)(expenses/costs) cubrir(liabilities) hacer frente awill $100 cover it? — ¿alcanzará con 100 dólares?
17(insurance)cubrirasegurarthe policy covers you against all risks — esta póliza lo cubre contra todo tipo de riesgos
- to be covered against sth — estar asegurado contra algo
1(deputize)to cover for sb — encubrir a algn
2(conceal truth)to cover for sb — encubrir a algn
1to cover oneself — cubrirse las espaldas
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