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(quantity of produce)cosecha feminineto harvest a crop — cosechar
- this rain will be good for the crops — esta lluvia les vendrá bien a los cultivos
- They have to harvest the crop with almost military precision and at a pace almost as hectic as war.
- All of us lived together, ploughed together, and harvested the crops together.
- Gusty winds continued to dry soils and accelerate the wheat crop toward an early harvest.
- The season of 1874-75 was excellent, with two crops harvested and stored.
- The growers are still harvesting their crop, months later than usual.
- Farmers who came back to harvest the crops on their small-holdings often put their lives at risk to do so.
- Potato farmer Simon Bradley took matters into his own hands when he harvested his biggest crop, but was unable to sell it all through his York outlets.
- The rainy season was so heavy following the drought that it destroyed the second crop and the harvest was so poor that one man in the village hung himself.
- Their action comes in the middle of the cherry picking season and has forced growers into the orchards to harvest their own crop.
- In some areas farmers have not harvested their crops, as there is no market for them.
- When all the crops had been harvested and stored away, and before the men left for the fall hunt, the Harvest Festival was held.
- He was harvesting the crops, and had gathered in his arms a large bundle of corn.
- They do use modern farming technology, however, harvesting their crops with huge combines.
- It gives the northern farmer more night light to harvest crops.
- When the crop was harvested, pesticide residues were found to exceed the legal limit.
- Farmers ask for government help because they cannot harvest their crops after a drought.
- Three weeks from now I will be harvesting my crops.
- An answer may take 3-7 months, long after the crops have been harvested and contamination has happened.
- Both men and women work in the fields and harvest the crops.
- While the GM seeds cost more than regular ones, she saves money by not having to use so much pesticide and has harvested bigger crops.
1.2(type of produce)cultivo masculinecrop spraying — fumigación de cultivos feminine
1.3informal (batch)tanda feminine informalthis year's crop of students — la tanda de estudiantes de este año
- Seasoned councillors welcomed a crop of hopeful new politicians into their ranks.
- Every season, first books appear by a crop of new writers worthy of ink and paper.
- The president's advisors will be worried by the latest crop of polls which appear to indicate a groundswell of dissatisfaction with their man.
- As the crop of digitally animated films becomes more abundant, audiences are likely to demand increasingly more from such movies.
- It sends a disturbing message that the new crop of aspiring music journalists do not know about music genres and musical history that emerged before 1990.
- The current crop of UK writers are turning out some amazing material.
- Along came a new crop of country singers.
- But the current crop of tests appears to be aimed only at evaluating minimum competence.
- The challenge now, is to give the current crop of recruits more time to build a cohesive affront.
- The album is rather different from the current crop of pop music.
- The new crop of boats appears to be designed and built by committee, the accountants and people with no practical experience.
- It's no small task, but the current crop of candidates appears to be up to the task.
- Only 21, he is already the holder of four singles titles, and is widely recognised as the most naturally gifted of the current crop of youngsters in the professional game.
- Scotland currently have an abundant crop of up-and-coming back-rowers.
- There is plenty to keep the avid garden visitor busy tomorrow with a plentiful crop of gardens open in the area.
- His recent European tour produced a bumper crop of such stories.
- Well, what do you think about the current crop of sitcoms?
- This easily is one of the best looking games that will appear on the current crop of console hardware.
- The current crop of middle to late 20th Century ‘Period Dramas’, all re-evaluate the past through a filter of modern-day attitudes.
- Meanwhile, come April, we'll have a new crop of stars to profile and watch.
2(haircut)corte de pelo muy corto masculine
- His close crop is obviously low maintenance.
- She had her hair cut into a short crop and always wore pants or shorts.
- We all had the same hairdo too, called a crop, and I'm pretty sure it came complete with a comb for your back pocket.
- A short crop of blond hair accented the flawless skin, the blue eyes.
- Our favorite crops are always about a great shape, color and, of course, terrific styling aids.
- I flicked at my hair, a savage spiky crop with a bleached fringe, lightly gelled, glanced at my watch, frowned and headed for the door.
- She mimics the popular asymmetrical relaxed crop with fine layered braids.
- His hair is longer than the close crop he wears during the season.
- He arched his back, then ran his short, stubby fingers through the brush of short, white crop of hair on his head.
- There are plenty of short haircuts on display but they are more about disguising thinning crops than making a political statement.
- Buns, twists, chignons and hair knots generally work for most hair types, textures and lengths except super short chops and crops.
- While I was eating, my mom fussed with my short crop of red hair.
- Emily Rose, who had a short crop of blond hair, had hers spiked up more than usual, giving her a uniquely almost warrior-esque look.
- Her back was turned to me, so I could only see her short crop of black hair and the red mantle she wore.
- An easy shape and vibrant color give this saucy crop its appeal.
- Unconsciously she stretched a hand upwards to touch the short, pale blonde crop.
- His hair has just been recently chopped from his younger out-of-date curtains style into a short ruffled and very sexy crop.
- In particular, I tell her, the short, blonde crop she sported was not well received.
- With their similar crops of thick black hair, large soulful eyes, and charming grins, they're difficult to tell apart.
3.1fusta femininefuete masculine Southern Cone Latin America
3.2(handle of whip)mango de una fusta masculine
- Flipping back one of the exercise mats, he revealed a selection of whips, canes and crops.
4(of bird)buche masculine
- Grain is stored in their crops and ground by the grit in their gizzard.
- Chickadees don't have a crop in their throats to store food that is slowly digested while sleeping.
1(cut)(hair) cortar muy corto(tail/ears) cortarhe had a lean face and cropped hair — tenía el rostro enjuto y el pelo muy corto
- cropped jacket — chaqueta corta
- to crop grass — pacer
- Her blond hair was cropped short and framed her face.
- He looked to be in his thirties, with short cropped dark hair and bright hazel eyes.
- Her blonde hair was cropped even shorter and her aquamarine eyes were not red rimmed like Julia's.
- There stood a tall man of about 25 with blonde cropped hair, and electric blue eyes under silver framed glasses.
- His hair was cropped short and his skin was dark.
- She had incredibly short, cropped dark hair and little curls that framed her thin face.
- His hair was cropped short and made his head look square.
- He combed his fingers through his short cropped hair and opened the door.
- His once red hair was cropped short and his green eyes sparked with intensity.
- He had short cropped blonde hair and friendly ice blue eyes.
- She was a recent divorcee with short, cropped brown hair and doe eyes.
- She shook her head, short cropped red hair dancing delicately in the movement.
- The woman wore a white tank top and shorts, and had cropped red hair.
- Young men have very short, closely cropped hair and also dress stylishly.
- Blonde hair was cropped close to his head, and looked rather disheveled.
- This woman's hair was cropped short in haphazard spikes on the top, a braid hanging over her shoulder.
- She is reminded bitterly of how she cropped her long hair short.
- White hair was cropped short and he had nice cheekbones.
- She pushed back her hood and short cropped brown hair was revealed.
- The man is described as around 5ft 10 in, in his early 20s, with very short, possibly cropped mousy hair.
- First earlies are planted between the end of March and early April and take about 100 days before cropping.
- Set-aside payments will not help the farmer much because the subsidy is the same as if it had been cropped, but without the actual crop to sell.
- It should be farmers' priority in Zambia to cut cotton stalks immediately after cropping if they are to avoid serious infestation of pests and diseases and achieve better yields.
- Research has shown that both corn and soybeans produce higher yields when rotated rather than when cropped continuously.
- Nobody is going to start the laborious process of cropping a plant if it is freely available in the environment.
- In Israel, vine cacti are cropped despite the absence of natural pollinators.
- The lower value of these has necessitated more frequent cropping and the use of more farmland area, intensifying the effects upon the catchment.
- In the case of crops at least 50% of the eligible area must be cropped each year - i.e. sown with a crop other than grass.
- A mere 10 per cent of the land has been cropped.
- He crops 350 hectares of some of his best and worst soils with the pasture to produce between 500 kilograms and 750 kilogram of seed a hectare.
- The Court has already imposed an interim injunction against the cleared area being cropped.
- Virtually all land is double cropped, and many farmers cultivate three or four crops a year.
- The rest has been left idle, used as grazing land, or intermittently cropped.
- At this time the cropped areas expanded significantly, as did the number of people engaged in that activity.
- It grows in the same fertile soils that are good for farming, and it continues to be cleared for cropping as well as grazed, with hardly any in protected reserves.
- Trials with rhodes, panic and seteria grasses in particular have proven successful in providing year round pastures in areas unsuitable for cropping.
- Cropland must meet cropping history criteria and be physically and legally capable of being cropped in a normal manner.
- Fields with heavy infestations could be cropped for a few years so tillage and herbicides could reduce infestations.
- Tillage farmers are facing crucial decisions on the amount of land they should crop under the new tillage policy.
- And this over here, we bought this farm not long ago, and that hadn't been cropped that area down there, for 30 years.
- Southeastern soils have been intensively cropped and are prone to drought and erosion.
- Land must be cropped in order to pay the bills.
- Farmers should have 30 per cent of their cropped area planted with legumes each season.
- Rising temperatures will make arable land available that's currently too cold for cropping.
- Raspberries continue to crop heavily too, but there aren't that many left now.
- If planted in April 1990, they will crop in the summer of 1990, 1991 and 1992.
- I always like to sow some broad beans in autumn to have something growing in the veg plot over winter, and they usually crop earlier than the spring-sown ones.
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