In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He describes his life as a cross between being a GP, vicar and social worker - ‘which is fine, but not very challenging’.
- His hair was scraggly and slightly curly, its color a cross between brown and black.
- That clone was created from a cross between two strains from North and South Germany that were distinct from the clones we analyzed here.
- The movie becomes a cross between a serious life drama and a quirky romantic comedy.
- It's a brilliant cross between stealth, puzzle and platform genres that you really have to play to believe.
- Covered only from waist down by white sheets, they evoked a cross between Greek statues and hospital patients.
- Hybrids are more difficult to spot because they are a cross between the native and Spanish varieties, and the colours vary in shades
- These bitsy buds are a cross between broccoli and gai lan.
- Orchestral life, at its best, is a cross between summer camp and labour camp.
- The farm's herd is a cross between the indigenous Wagyu and another quality export from Scotland, the Aberdeen Angus.
- He led her out of the bedroom and into something that looked like a cross between a library, a laboratory, and a study.
- That place was like a cross between hell and jail.
- With their five-wheel frame and their medium-height buckle cuff, they are a cross between a racing skate and recreational one.
- The first step is to make a cross between two parent plants.
- It is a cross between a corporation and a partnership.
- Draft animals, especially the ubiquitous dzo, a cross between a yak and a cow, play a central part in the farming economy.
- The jail was a cross between a political headquarters and an industrial plant.
- Grandifloras are a cross between hybrid teas and floribundas.
- We assume that the parents that initiate the cross are pure inbred lines.
- In many respects, this form of analysis represents a cross between a psychological profile and stereotyping.
- Weblogs, or blogs for short, are a cross between a diary, a web site, and an online community.
- Most hybrid striped bass that consumers purchase are a cross between female white bass and male striped bass.
- This is the ideal present for someone with a slightly sadistic nature as a cross between a plant and a pet.
- He was an imposing figure, a cross between Humpty Dumpty and a brigadier, who had rowed hard in his youth.
- Clearly, the closer a family car resembles a cross between a combine harvester and a rocket launcher, the happier today's families are.
- A genetic map constructed using a cross between the two M. grisea strains used in this study revealed a high degree of synteny between the two genomes.
- It's been described as a cross between orienteering and sailing, of course with the extra dimension of being able to go up and down, something you don't wish to do in a sailing boat.
- His face was growing old quickly, his hair a cross between gray and brown.
- Hybrids such as the mule, a cross between a donkey and a horse, are sterile.
- It's a cross between rap and line dancing if you can categorise it at all.
- He said animals had to be 16 hands 3ins minimum and a cross between a heavy working breed and a thoroughbred.
1.1Religioncruz feminineto make the sign of the cross — persignarse
- papal/Latin/Greek cross — cruz papal/latina/griega
- to bear one's cross — cargar con / llevar su (/ mi etc. ) cruz
- we all have our cross to bear — todos cargamos con / llevamos nuestra cruz
- In England, hot cross buns are traditionally eaten on Good Friday; they are marked on top with a cross, either cut in the dough or composed of strips of pastry.
- It is because the dogwood was used for the Cross, it is said, that it has not grown straight, or to a large size ever since.
- An eternal transaction was taking place as Jesus was dying on the Cross.
- Though our foreheads are marked with a black, ashen cross, Matthew warns us to practice our piety in secret.
- The cross of Jesus Christ reveals that the very heart of God is mercy and forgiveness.
- He said this cross was built in the 1950s to mark a holy year.
- At least twenty people have offered to sell me a piece of the true cross.
- A special prayer around the Cross for young people takes place for the Lenten Season.
- Just when we figure out the cross and empty tomb, something happens to remind us that Jesus' death and resurrection are a mystery.
- I believe that Jesus Christ died on the cross to cleanse me from sin.
- He buried them out back, behind the small cabin, forming two wooden crosses out of pieces of wood, spliced together with strips of rawhide.
- He used his own pain, following the example of Christ on the cross, to share with compassion the pain of others.
- The Cross of Christ is the centre of God's entire plan of redemption.
- A bible hung from his belt, and he wore a cross around his neck.
- She was no longer biting her fingernail, but fidgeting with the gold cross on a chain around her neck.
- He could have saved himself, but he did not for it was through his death on the Cross that God was going to save the world.
- These include a fragmented image of the crucifixion with parts of Christ's body in pieces around the cross.
- A lot of Christians wear crosses around their necks.
- This was an expression of all the sins of the world put into one cup and poured out on Christ while He was on the Cross.
- Meanwhile, through an open doorway, the reader can see hundreds of crosses lining the general's backyard in neat rows.
- The cross of Christ, theologically speaking, was not an end in itself.
- This day provides an opportunity to acknowledge grief and sorrow, and to teach why Christians use a cross as a symbol.
- Dozens of people turned up on Otley Chevin at the weekend to help pull the Easter Cross into place.
- One way she does this is by stripping down, multiplying, and opening up the central symbol of Christianity, the cross.
- As opposed to the resurrection, the cross symbolises crucifixion.
- As Jesus hung upon the Cross, He hung there as the representative Man - the last of the Adamic race.
- Noting my covetousness, a native woman lifted her cross off her neck and placed it around mine.
- Above them a cluster of crosses mark graves and beyond them a few people cross onto a ship.
- The cross as a symbol of Christianity is everywhere.
- The foundation of the Church is always the sacrifice of Christ on the Cross.
- It is proposed to build, plaster and cap a perimeter wall and erect a Cross on completion of the work.
- Christ encountered her at the very entrance of the church, all bloody and nailed to the Cross.
- That's why, with time, they started to represent the Christ with a beard and later, they represented him on the cross.
- Lulu wears a tiny gold cross around her neck.
- The lintel shows Jesus carrying the cross on the way to Calvary.
- Like many of the troops I met during the war, she wore a cross around her neck.
- To the early Christians and Byzantines, it was called the gammadion cross, and it figured prominently in their artwork.
- The life-size crosses and figures of saints were one of the great forms of benefaction in the eleventh century and are described in churches across England.
- Your old sinful life was put to death on the Cross with Jesus, and buried with him in the grave.
- Everything you have ever done wrong was placed on Jesus as He hung upon the Cross.
1.2(mark, sign)cruz feminineto make a cross — hacer una cruz
- It is understood that a street map of Brussels with a number of places marked with crosses - including a street near the embassy - was found on him.
- Initially voters were required to mark as many crosses as there were vacancies and the candidates with greatest support, usually from the same party, were elected.
- Torvald checks his letter box and finds some letters and two Business cards from Dr. Rank with black crosses on them.
- Knead it well then shape it into a ball, cut a cross into the centre, place in a bowl and cover.
- The cross represents the masculine side of his face, the nought represents the feminine side.
- And there's ticks and crosses to indicate everyone's preferences.
- Put a cross against the wrong answer.
- Trapping was carried out in the reedbed with 147 m of mist nets arranged in two lines forming a cross.
- With the pointed end of a potato peeler or a small, sharp knife, cut out the core of the tomatoes and lightly mark a cross on their undersides.
- All I did was put pencil crosses on pieces of paper and put them in a ballot box.
- When giving a guest the map of Mantua, why not indicate with a cross where the restaurant you've booked for him is located?
- It was a map of Hillcrest, marked with numerous crosses.
- The center of the cross indicates the position of the breakpoints with moderate precision.
- The ancient Egyptians had the cross as a religious symbol of their Gods.
- She cut an improvised cross from the head of a cork and dampened the ash by adding water.
- Watch any low budget pre-election television show, lay back and listen while the terminally dumb mumble their excuses for not being able to put a cross on a piece of paper and pop it into a battered tin box.
- Use a green tick if the best option was chosen, a yellow tick for a partially correct answer, and a red cross for a totally wrong answer.
- They will not meekly give up their power simply because of a few million crosses on pieces of paper.
- Opponents have halted plans for voters in York's next local elections to place their crosses by post.
- The small cross indicates the position of the Earth when at perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) in early January.
- If George W Bush had enjoyed the right to vote in this country two weeks ago he would have thought twice about putting his cross against any candidate representing the Conservative Party.
- Cut a small cross in the top of each pie, insert a sprig of thyme and lightly brush with milk.
- The yellow outline and magenta cross mark the best guess of the RADAR team at the location of the Huygens DISR images.
- How can they ever expect conditions to change when a short trip to a polling station to mark a cross on a voting paper might make all the difference, but is too much for them?
1.3(medal)the Iron Cross — la Cruz de Hierro
(hybrid)cruce masculinecruza feminine Latin Americaa cross between anger and disbelief — una mezcla de ira e incredulidad
3.1(in soccer)pase cruzado masculine
- He looks in an off-side position but the linesman disagrees, and so he can ping another cross in.
- The former Rochdale man delivered a pin-point low cross for top-scorer Foster to turn home from close range.
- Only a few minutes had gone when the Welshman flung in an inviting right-foot cross to the back post.
- He creates so many goals for others with his precision crosses and his sweeping through balls.
- His limp cross was kicked towards the Leeds goal by Ian Harte and only a smart save by Nigel Martyn kept things equal.
3.2(in boxing)cruzado masculinecross masculineright/left cross — cruzado / cross de derecha/izquierda
- Jason kneed him in the stomach before following the blow with a right cross to his mouth.
- He had an excellent one-two combination and a surprisingly stiff right cross, which enabled him to score a number of early knockouts.
- The messages from Moore's brain to the rest of his body were immediately scrambled by the perfectly timed right cross, and Moore fell down to the canvas in a heap.
- He was very mobile for a man his size and he had a pretty fair right cross.
- Faster than I could recover, he whipped his massive fist into a right cross that took me in the jaw.
4Clothingcut on the cross — cortado al bies / al sesgo
1(go across)(road) cruzar(river/desert) cruzar(river/desert) atravesarit crossed my/her/his mind that … — se me/le ocurrió que …
2(lie across)(road/railway/bridge) cruzar(road/railway/bridge) atravesar
3(put crosswise)(arms/legs) cruzarto cross one's eyes — ponerse bizco
- we have a crossed line — está ligado
- to have one's lines / wires crossed
- those two seem to have their lines crossed — parece que esos dos no hablan el mismo idioma
- I think maybe we've got our wires crossed — me parece que no hablamos de lo mismo
4(put line through)to cross the t — ponerle el palito a la t
5BritishFinancecruzarcrossed cheque — cheque cruzado
6(crossbreed)(breeds/plants) cruzarto cross sth with sth — cruzar algo con algo
7(go against)(person) contrariar(plans) frustrarshe doesn't like to be crossed — no le gusta que la contraríen
- to be crossed in love — ser desventurado en amores
8Sport(ball) cruzar(ball) tirar cruzado
1(walk across road)cruzarto cross over (the road) — cruzar (la calle)
- before crossing look both ways — antes de cruzar mire en ambos sentidos
- shall we cross over? — ¿cruzamos?
3(pass one another)(letters) cruzarse
1to cross oneself — persignarse
1Britishenojado Latin Americaenfadado Spainestar enfadado por algo Spainthey've been married 50 years and never a cross word! — llevan casados 50 años y nunca se han levantado la voz
- to get cross — enfadarse
- it makes me cross — me da rabia
- I'm so cross with myself for forgetting — estoy furiosa conmigo misma por haberme olvidado
- to be cross about sth — estar enojado por algo
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