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(wound)tajo masculinecorte feminine
1.2(incision)corte feminineto make a cut in sth — hacer un corte en algo
- Gingerly, I touched the red cut on his forehead, and he flinched.
- They got her into the cabin and Mr Adams, trained in first aid, cleaned her cuts and abrasions with alcohol.
- Also, it is extremely important to ensure the rotating band is secure on the projectile and that there are no cuts, dents, or excessive rust on the band.
- He is strong off the back, utilising hooks and cuts to great effect.
- Shaving cream creates a lubricated environment for the razor, preventing cuts and leaving skin silky smooth.
- While a person is feeling the tread, the entire tire should also be inspected for such safety-related damage as cuts, cracks, blisters, or bulges.
- She covered her face with her arms as she slid on the pavement, causing several cuts to appear on her arms, legs, and stomach.
- With his cuts cleaned, and a bit of plaster, he looked like an innocent ten year old, who'd fallen off his bicycle.
- The injuries ranged from cuts and bruises to lacerations needing stitches, broken arms and back injuries.
- One suffered cuts and bruises after jumping from a first-floor bedroom.
- Rub the pork rind with olive oil, thyme and sea salt, smearing it into the scored cuts, and place the pork on a rack in the roasting tray.
- A few were bleeding from the nose or had facial cuts.
- One woman went to the hospital with facial cuts and a broken nose.
- First, the doctor will clean the skin around the cut so it won't get infected.
- Gently clean the skin where it has cuts and rashes.
- He sustained minor injuries of slight cuts and scratches to his head.
- He smiles at her and she smiles back then continues to clean the cut on his shoulder.
- I had a first aid kit in my pack, so I cleaned the cut with antiseptic and put a band-aid on it.
- They adapted to the variable bounce, and then launched into the bowlers in a flurry of cuts, sweeps, drives and lofts over the infield.
- Nick arrived late, looking worse than ever, with strange cuts all over his arms.
- Check tyres for damage, looking out for any cuts, cracks or bulges, as these can lead to slow punctures and blowouts.
- Score the surface with shallow cuts to makes six or eight wedges each.
- In her terror, the woman instinctively put her hand up to protect her neck and suffered a cut from the blade.
- Martin seemed in more trouble when he dropped short and Gilchrist aimed a cut.
- My hands are scattered with various scratches, grazes and cuts, the worst of them on my middle finger, which looks as if it's been attacked with a hammer.
- Gayle, usually the flamboyant strokemaker, played a subdued innings with only rare sightings of his trademark drives and cuts.
- Her once flawless skin was covered with cuts and bruises.
- Vitamin B9 assists the body in forming red blood cells, and vitamin C promotes healthy skin and allows our cuts and scrapes to heal quickly.
- This causes the dough to expand rapidly, the cuts on top opening to give the leaf-shaped scars typical of these loaves.
- Scars on the skin appear when a cut or other injury is healing.
- Also, if cuts are present in the tyre wall, the tyre can be weakened, making it dangerous.
- He played some elegant straight bat drives, and he also played some beautiful horizontal bat cuts.
2.1(reduction)a wage cut — un recorte salarial
- a tax cut — una reducción / rebaja en los impuestos
- to make cuts in essential services — hacer recortes en los servicios esenciales
- to take a cut in salary — aceptar un sueldo más bajo
- Soaring debt - which at one stage was predicted to reach £11m - has led to a series of cuts ranging from ward closures to stopping snacks for patients.
- The cuts have been considered as part of an internal review in the face of falling student applications for some courses.
- The company is also demanding a 10 percent across-the-board pay cut and reduction in benefits for those employees kept on.
- The total amount of budget cuts runs to just over £900,000.
- There will be more swingeing job cuts, and this is bound to have an impact on consumer confidence.
- However, staff cuts should be considered only when all else fails.
- Any job cuts are a blow but the company has got to do something, I understand that even if I'm not happy with it.
- All three central banks in the United States, Britain and Europe announced half-point interest rate cuts.
- Such extreme cuts along with rises in council tax could cause friction between the council and the government.
- The only thing that is certain is that if the university does not expand deep budget cuts are inevitable.
- For a health care system already on life support due to extreme budget cuts, the extraction of $500,000,000 dollars would be the death knell.
- The tax cuts are looking awfully effective at the moment.
- When most motorists have a genuine and convenient public transport alternative for their journey, that is the time to implement car park cuts.
- The bulk of the Government's regional funding cuts were announced last month in the mid-year economic review.
- Protests are inevitable once proposed massive cuts in education, health care, welfare and transportation sink in.
- The most outrageous thing about the budget is to call for permanent tax cuts, which don't even show up in your five-year budget.
- The law ordered striking hospital employees back to work with a 15 per cent pay cut.
- Maybe some people think that cuts at the museum would be less damaging than cuts elsewhere.
- The company will have 4,600 employees after the cuts are implemented.
- Any price cuts would be implemented from April, according to the newspaper.
2.2(in text, film)feminine cortemasculine trozo omitido
- In most films the cuts would not be so sudden - there would be transition shots of movement to ease the eye.
- After the film has been edited and completed for release in India it has to go through the censor board, where they can also make cuts.
- However, Solondz himself made cuts to the film that no one will ever see.
- Harris' use of unconventional camera angles and quick cuts invigorates these scenes.
- Most scenes are shot as one continuous take, with cuts taking place only where changes in location necessitate them.
- Secondly, Quentin Tarantino needs a new editor - someone who can convince him to make the really hard cuts.
- Jewison allows the actors to set the tone through long takes rather than forcing the scene through rapid cuts.
- Too bad also that Marshall directs Chicago like he's still working in television: all quick cuts and close-ups, no breadth.
- The editing, however, is poor: abrupt cuts between long, static shots.
- The play is a little overlong and would benefit from cuts, but each scene is interesting and changes are smoothly executed.
- In the earlier film, a cut or a fade to black made minutes or even hours disappear.
- The way this scene is done, with very few cuts, is one of the most intense scenes in cinema, as you're watching the end unfold mysteriously.
- The quick cuts make the film seem more episodic than it need be, with each ‘episode’ focusing on one or two vengeful acts.
- Since then, they have reached a compromise, wherein the director agreed to make cuts but was allowed several days of reshoots to make the flow to his satisfaction.
- They were smart cuts from the film, but they are definitely interesting to watch today.
- There aren't many cuts - often a scene will take place before us in one shot, with the camera serenely gliding from one side of a room to the other.
- This is also down to the editing style of Walter Murch who prefers to only make cuts when absolutely necessary.
- Obviously there have been cuts, in both characters and scenes, but what is important is that the very essence of the play, its most salient points, are preserved.
- It can be a beautiful shot that works for the entire scene without any additional cuts if necessary.
- It allows us to constantly check the scene against one character's reactions to the scene, without distracting cuts or pans.
- Quick cuts between scenes stitch the boarding house residents' stories together, giving a sense of the whole without dwelling on any single individual.
- The BBC then appeared to go back to the start of the season, select those episodes that required slightly more cuts and show these in a later slot.
- Set in an abandoned mine, the work features rapid-fire cuts and scene changes that give it a breathless, surrealistic bite.
- Those directors shot a lot of their numbers without any cuts, and I wanted to bring that to this film.
- After heavy cuts, the film was released by Hammer in August of 1962; it did not reach the US until July 1965, as the bottom half of a double bill.
- There is then an abrupt cut to a graveyard where two brothers meet, after a long separation, for the burial of their father.
- Another common stylistic pattern used is that of a quick series of fast cuts of a scene, sometimes repeating parts of it.
- Instead of underlining the drama with music or emphatic cuts, the film takes a dry, laconic approach.
- Baird, of course, takes the Berman stance and agrees with the cuts made to the film.
- Also, the pacing of the scenes - when the cuts come, often late and after a period of nothing happening - is very much like a piece of anime.
3.1corte de pelo masculinedry/wet cut — corte en seco/con el pelo mojado
- I was first introduced to Reiki some eight years ago, sitting in the hairdressers having a cut and blow dry.
- I went along to the spacious Studio in Edinburgh for a cut and colour to find out.
- He is now doing his bit to ensure his former club survives by offering a free cut and blow dry or restyling session.
- Swindonians were given a cut, brush and blow dry at the weekend to raise money for charity.
- A cut, shampoo and set would take about an hour, and a perm would take two hours.
- After the cream had spent its time in my hair and was washed out, they decided that my hair would need a cut.
- Stylish ladies could get a cut and perm at Southampton department store Owen Owens for £16.30.
- Daniel has just opened his own salon in Birstall and he is now offering Bradford City fans the chance to bid for a cut and blow dry or restyling.
- I have let it go years without a proper cut because I just don't know what to do with it.
3.2(of suit)corte feminineto be a cut above sb/sth
- he thinks himself a cut above the rest — se cree superior a los demás
- this hotel is a cut above the Ambassador — este hotel es de mayor categoría que el Ambassador
- Louise designs the cut and style and Rita weaves her hue magic to create movement and pizazz.
- He looks at the build of the ship, the cut of its sails, the dusky color of crew's skin.
- She wore her brown hair in the choppy cut of a lead singer from a local rock band.
- In a nutshell, you have to look at the fabric, the cut and finally, examine some of the finishing details.
- We'll darken your skin with some herbs we have, and we'll change the cut of your hair.
- She wore her hair in a pixie cut with bright blonde streaks through the natural brown.
- The cut is still manly but they're a trimmer fit than a lot of other overalls.
- The secret to fab hair is in the cut, not the containers of setting gunk!
- You might recognize the vintage look in this jacket, thanks to the style, cut and fabric.
- There's nothing wrong with pants and a jacket, just be sure they are the right ones with a modern cut and pizzazz!
- As for the cut, I tapered the hair on the back and sides, gradually creating fullness toward the top.
- That way you can grow accustomed to the new style or cut and you'll be able to get a better idea of whether the style suits you or not.
- I'm back to the skater cut, because girls tell me my hair is so nice, so I grew it out.
- She stood there, in the middle of the crowd, in her black evening gown that had this elegant cut and style to it.
- She had angled blonde hair in a similar cut to mine, but hers had sharper angles.
- Soon the man who had run off came back with a large muscular man with short hair in a military cut and a dark tanned skin.
- The cut and styling are very nice but it's the fabrics they use that I love.
- The magistrate was a woman in her early to mid forties with completely gray hair which was styled in a cut just below her ears with a bit of a wave.
- The deep red color looked beautiful on her and the cut flattered her perfect figure.
- All I see is his broad back encased in an expensive black suit, and the elegant cut of his dark hair.
4(of meat)feminine cortemasculine trozo
5informal(share)tajada feminine informalparte feminineto take/get one's cut of sth — sacar tajada de algo
6(blow)feminine cuchilladafeminine estocadamasculine latigazocut and thrust
- the cut and thrust of politics — el toma y daca de la vida política
1(rope/wire/wood/paper) cortarto cut sth/sb loose — soltar algo/a algn
- to cut sb's throat — cortarle el cogote a algn
- they're going to cut me open and have a look — me van a abrir para ver
- cut the top off it — córtale la parte de arriba
- they cut a path through the undergrowth — abrieron un camino a través de la maleza
- to cut it fine — dejar poco margen
2(divide, slice up)cortarcut the bread into slices — corte el pan en rebanadas
- to cut sth in half/in two — cortar algo por la mitad/en dos
(prevent passage through)(road/railroad/supply lines) cortar
4(gash, wound)cortarI cut my finger — me corté el dedo
- you'll cut yourself! — ¡te vas a cortar!
- he's so sharp he'll cut himself! — se pasa de listo
5(cause pain)(remark/scorn) herir
6(trim)(hair/nails) cortar(corn/grass) cortar(corn/grass) segarto get one's hair cut — cortarse el pelo
7(in dressmaking)(dress/trousers) cortar
8(carve, shape)(glass/stone) tallarhis finely cut features — sus delicadas facciones
9(make)(key) hacer(hole) hacer(disc) grabar informal
11(excavate)to cut sth ( into sth)
- a tunnel cut into the mountain — un túnel excavado en la montaña
- a pattern cut into the glass — un diseño tallado en el cristal
13(reduce)(level/number) reducir(budget) recortar(rate/price) rebajar(rate/price) reducir(education/workforce/service) hacer recortes enthe journey time has been cut by half — la duración del trayecto se ha reducido a la mitad
16(edit)editar(censors) hacer cortes en
17(grow)he's cutting his teeth — está cortando los dientes
20(not attend)to cut school — hacerse la rata / la rabona
21(ignore)to cut sb dead — dejar a algn con el saludo en la boca
22(cease)cut the sob story! — ¡deja de quejarte!
- cut the wisecracks! — ¡basta ya de bromas!
23(switch off)(engine/lights) apagar
24informal(adulterate)(heroin/cocaine) cortar algo con algoto cut sth with sth — mezclar algo con algo
1(scissors/knife) cortarto cut into sth
- the rope cut into her wrists — la cuerda le estaba cortando / lastimando las muñecas
- to cut and run — tomarse los vientos
- to cut loose — romper las ataduras
- he cut loose with a string of insults — se desató en una sarta de insultos
2(words) herirher remarks cut deep — sus palabras lo hirieron en lo más vivo
3(be cuttable)it cuts easily — se corta fácilmente
4Radio Cinemacut! — ¡corte(n)!
- cut to the street — la escena pasa a la calle
1(flowers) cortado(glass) tallado
- For beef, good casserole cuts are shin, brisket, neck, topside, thick flank or shoulder.
- For example, add lean cuts of red meat or dark poultry to your meals on a regular basis.
- Filco will now be selling prime cuts and a full range of roasting cuts, as well as looking at Celtic Pride added-value products like sausages and burgers.
- If you're concerned about the amount of fat you take in, choose leaner cuts, cook the meat longer and concentrate more on chicken and turkey.
- Fatty cuts of meat and processed meats are among meats high in saturated fat.
- Larger cuts of meat may be placed in raw marinades for an extended period of time but are typically left in the marinades for several hours or overnight.
- Do you like aged prime cuts of beef that are exceptionally well prepared?
- And I did appreciate that you started letting in boneless cuts of beef.
- Before my eyes I was shocked to see that whichever child screamed and cried the loudest was rewarded with the choice cuts from a smiling dad.
- The options for main courses were dominated in my mind by the open fridge piled high with succulent cuts of red meat.
- If you've got the time, foods such as eggs, poultry, fish, and lean cuts of red meat are excellent sources of complete protein.
- As the types of meat were as likely to be lower quality animals, methods were needed to help tenderize the tougher cuts of meat.
- And I love slow-stewed and braised dishes made from the less lovely cuts of meat.
- Look for lean cuts of these meats with minimal visible fat.
- Less tender cuts - stew meat, riblets and shanks - are tenderized by cooking with moist heat, such as braising and stewing.
- There is even a full-time butcher, preparing the cuts of meat from carcass.
- It's better to stick to lean cuts of red meat, white meat or fish.
- If you can't get hold of veal, use stewing cuts of beef instead.
- Choosing lean cuts of meat and trimming off the visible fat are easy ways to avoid this problem.
- Halfway through a king size cut of steak she seemed to make progress toward sobriety.
- More likely they'd drive me to the recycling center to cash in my cans, and then demand a cut of the profit.
- I will agree that it is good business practice to give employees a cut of profits.
- When Kev and Mike come bearing gifts, they want to flog them down their local, promising the barmaid a cut of the profits.
- She has made a deal to let two greasy thugs grow pot on their farmland in exchange for a cut of the profits.
- Work the angle, play your part in the con, get your cut and then get out.
- He wants me to sell his designs and, in turn, I'll get a cut of the profits, as well as a basic minimum wage.
- I am just waiting for my cut, I do have a family at home to feed.
- Lastly, please remember to allocate me a cut of the profits when you claim the Nobel Prize for Literature.
- He controlled the cops and didn't mind violating the 18th Amendment as long as he got his cut.
- Every time Maxwell closed a deal he got a cut, and this book traces the money trail better than any previous efforts.
- Each site that sells a track or an album will receive a cut of the profits from the transaction.
- Muley says the owners are not making money and need the tenants' cut of the profits.
- The stars also get a cut of the profits from the show being re-sold and from the sale of videos and DVDs.
- I just wonder if Stewart was serious about plans for his cut of the race purse.
- We could all do with a few quid, so if we do get any money, my cut will come my way.
- We get a cut on any books that you buy, of course.
- Did I mention that I am not only a middleman, but I am taking a cut for doing absolutely nothing.
- Meanwhile, back in reality, I deserve a cut of the firm's profits for the forthcoming financial year.
- He wants Jenny to babysit the fugitives in return for a cut of the book's proceeds.
- Yet there is a good chance that if you go to a concert this year, Aiken will be getting a cut of the profits.
- Its heavy metal blade is balanced to aid your efforts in making a solid cut.
- Often the horse does his work with panting sides and trembling knees, and not seldom gets a cut of the whip from his rider.
- One person used the scissors repeatedly before he quit the stage, taking time to consider each cut.
- And people joked about it, used to add up how many cuts of the cane they got as a mark of honour and so on, but I was scared.
- The log books show that in those days impertinence was punished by one or two cuts with the cane - or a slap with an open hand.
- He watched his father's neat, even blows, chops, cuts, and parries.
- Use clean, sharp clippers, and make cuts at 45-degree angles so moisture won't collect on the cut tips.
- When pruning the Apple tree, first cut out any dead or deceased branches, being careful to make cuts close to the main branch, without leaving any stub.
- Make cuts on an angle and just above a node, where the leaf attaches to the stem.
- However, a quality, sharp set of scissor blades can glide through any pruning job making good clean cuts which in turn encourages good growth.
- Make cuts slightly above a strong bud that faces the outside of the plant.
- The leverage is used to continue the counter offensive action and land a cut or thrust.
- You can cut this material on a table saw, or with a circular saw, jig saw, hand saw, or by making multiple scoring cuts with a sharp utility knife.
- After 22 cuts of the whip, he was starting to feel the pain creeping through his mind.
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