In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His hair has just been recently chopped from his younger out-of-date curtains style into a short ruffled and very sexy crop.
- Her back was turned to me, so I could only see her short crop of black hair and the red mantle she wore.
- She had her hair cut into a short crop and always wore pants or shorts.
- His close crop is obviously low maintenance.
- A short crop of blond hair accented the flawless skin, the blue eyes.
- He arched his back, then ran his short, stubby fingers through the brush of short, white crop of hair on his head.
- While I was eating, my mom fussed with my short crop of red hair.
- Unconsciously she stretched a hand upwards to touch the short, pale blonde crop.
- 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.
- In particular, I tell her, the short, blonde crop she sported was not well received.
- There are plenty of short haircuts on display but they are more about disguising thinning crops than making a political statement.
- Our favorite crops are always about a great shape, color and, of course, terrific styling aids.
- An easy shape and vibrant color give this saucy crop its appeal.
- 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.
- With their similar crops of thick black hair, large soulful eyes, and charming grins, they're difficult to tell apart.
- His hair is longer than the close crop he wears during the season.
- Buns, twists, chignons and hair knots generally work for most hair types, textures and lengths except super short chops and crops.
- She mimics the popular asymmetrical relaxed crop with fine layered braids.
- 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.
- 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.
1.1(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 do use modern farming technology, however, harvesting their crops with huge combines.
- In some areas farmers have not harvested their crops, as there is no market for them.
- Three weeks from now I will be harvesting my crops.
- 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.
- When all the crops had been harvested and stored away, and before the men left for the fall hunt, the Harvest Festival was held.
- The season of 1874-75 was excellent, with two crops harvested and stored.
- The growers are still harvesting their crop, months later than usual.
- Both men and women work in the fields and harvest the crops.
- Their action comes in the middle of the cherry picking season and has forced growers into the orchards to harvest their own crop.
- He was harvesting the crops, and had gathered in his arms a large bundle of corn.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Farmers ask for government help because they cannot harvest their crops after a drought.
- Gusty winds continued to dry soils and accelerate the wheat crop toward an early harvest.
- Farmers who came back to harvest the crops on their small-holdings often put their lives at risk to do so.
- An answer may take 3-7 months, long after the crops have been harvested and contamination has happened.
- 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
1.3(informal) (batch)tanda feminine informalthis year's crop of students — la tanda de estudiantes de este año
- This easily is one of the best looking games that will appear on the current crop of console hardware.
- Every season, first books appear by a crop of new writers worthy of ink and paper.
- It's no small task, but the current crop of candidates appears to be up to the task.
- Along came a new crop of country singers.
- As the crop of digitally animated films becomes more abundant, audiences are likely to demand increasingly more from such movies.
- Scotland currently have an abundant crop of up-and-coming back-rowers.
- The album is rather different from the current crop of pop music.
- There is plenty to keep the avid garden visitor busy tomorrow with a plentiful crop of gardens open in the area.
- Seasoned councillors welcomed a crop of hopeful new politicians into their ranks.
- 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.
- The new crop of boats appears to be designed and built by committee, the accountants and people with no practical experience.
- The current crop of UK writers are turning out some amazing material.
- His recent European tour produced a bumper crop of such stories.
- Well, what do you think about the current crop of sitcoms?
- Meanwhile, come April, we'll have a new crop of stars to profile and watch.
- The president's advisors will be worried by the latest crop of polls which appear to indicate a groundswell of dissatisfaction with their man.
- The challenge now, is to give the current crop of recruits more time to build a cohesive affront.
- The current crop of middle to late 20th Century ‘Period Dramas’, all re-evaluate the past through a filter of modern-day attitudes.
- 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.
- But the current crop of tests appears to be aimed only at evaluating minimum competence.
2(haircut)corte de pelo muy corto masculine
3.1fusta femininefuete masculine Latin America Southern Cone
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
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 — pastar
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