In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ruined)(building/area) abandonado y en ruinas
- The majority of them were bought either in completely derelict condition, or as a collection of rusty parts.
- The ground floor of the derelict building was pretty much bare of anything other than broken junk and graffiti.
- The derelict condition of the Market House has been criticised by the town council.
- In 1996, a huge residential community was envisaged in the derelict area, with the aim of housing local poor residents.
- Conditions at the hotel were so derelict the coach lamented it was the worst he had ever seen.
- The former area of derelict grassland has already been transformed into an accessible area where plants and wildlife can thrive and local people can enjoy the natural environment
- Perhaps if the derelict sites had been cleared and tided before prospective investors in the proposed retail outlets viewed the site, it might have been a different story.
- Following a few weeks of begging on the streets and sleeping in derelict buildings, he falls in with a friendly group of squatters.
- The derelict barn she bought 16 years ago for £26,000 is now a palatial house valued at about £750,000, with two large wings.
- The most notable of these barriers is a complicated system of land ownership, poor roads and a derelict telecommunications network.
- Between those dates the appeal site had been in an apparently derelict condition with 2 large black doors facing the street.
- The aim is to bring scruffy, disused areas of land - including a disused tip, a former power station and a derelict canal - back into community use.
- ‘We have clients buying derelict farmhouses and old houses which would otherwise be left to fall down,’ Anderson said.
- It will not only record, but also highlight the true extent of empty buildings, derelict shops, empty houses, other signs of neglect and lack of important services.
- Residents fed up with youths hanging around the streets, derelict shops and a general sense of neglect have taken their future into their own hands.
- At 8pm as thick black smoke bellowed from the derelict building, police issued an urgent health warning, instructing residents to stay indoors and shut their windows.
- The yards are full of derelict cars, broken-down furniture, sofas with the stuffing bursting out.
- A call has been made to officials of the Town Council to take action against the owners of five houses which are in a derelict condition.
- The derelict mansion was a block from the address where they had told Scott to meet.
- However it remained unoccupied for a number of years and had fallen into a derelict state.
2Nautical Law(ship/vessel) abandonado(ship/vessel) der(r)elicto formal
1(vagrant)marginado masculinemarginada feminine
- He supposed that in the dark, the fact that the block was deserted of all but derelicts might not be noticeable.
- But the majority of menial workers and derelicts are, going by empirical evidence, first or second-generation immigrants with little in the way of hopes or prospects.
- Even if your slate's totally clean, people are apt to lose trust in you because you're dating such a derelict.
- The woman was a bit startled by this proclamation, but she was equally intrigued by the derelict's intuition, since she was indeed single.
- People called bums and derelicts in the 20s and 30s had some of the best-paying, most secure jobs in industrial America by the 50s and 60s.
- The fighting became so intense it disturbed the derelicts outside, who began screaming and pounding on the door.
- They are workers, or spouses, curmudgeons, derelicts, or hopeless romantics.
- Ultimately, Billy is said to have become a derelict, presumably because he was unable to work in the cattle industry again.
- A group of vagabonds and derelicts inhabit a shelter in Moscow, presided over by a fanatical leader who preaches the love of everyone for everyone.
- Following a homeless ‘state of emergency’, the federal government created a $753-million fund to get derelicts across Canada out of the dirt and into an edifice.
- How can you expect to have anything but a diving trend when your educated citizens are worse than the derelicts?
- His passion for helping the underprivileged, the derelicts of society, and for world evangelization was built upon his passion for Christ.
- The family could not believe that the body was considered to be that of a derelict at the funeral home.
- Society, it transpires, hasn't turned him into a derelict, he's managed that all by himself.
- The only regular visitors are the labourers and derelicts who drop in to spend some time before the radio kiosk or the television set.
- Afterwards, we blundered through the back streets and alleys, and I met the everyday denizens, including the derelicts.
- Head out across the loopway where derelicts collect and sit with them remembering the blues they heard and steal their drink.
- From a distance he looks like a wreck, a derelict.
- Under the steel and cement, the derelicts lie happy and drunk, their gaze set on the future.
- He also claims he once distributed fake Booker Prize dinner invitations to down-and-outs, promising free booze, in the hope of causing mayhem when the derelicts tried to crash the do.
2Nautical Lawder(r)elicto masculine formal
- In 1881, the schooner Ellen Austin, bound for London, discovered a derelict adrift in the Sargasso.
- He circled the shattered derelict once more and finally settled his craft down in an open spot.
- We ran into the docking bay and could not believe the decrepit derelict of a ship that he had waiting for us.
- This is all set on a backdrop of a larger presence within the galaxy, an ancient civilization that left floating derelicts in space.
- Eerily empty travel zones are full of ice, gas, derelicts and asteroids of various types and colors.
- They both looked like abandoned derelicts compared with the other great warships being serviced in the yard.
- Vale watched helplessly as a series of explosions reduced the once-proud cruiser to a blackened derelict.
- Up to a dozen geosynchronous satellites go out of service every year, and there are now several hundred derelicts in the disposal orbit.
- The Council and developers are following the example of towns and cities across the country where areas becoming derelicts as they await redevelopment are being turned into visitor attractions.
- It's a little known fact that the Ancient Greeks didn't live in complete buildings like you or me; they lived in derelicts and rubble, in houses with no roofs and vines growing up the walls.
- Diaz maneuvered the tug underneath the cruiser and traversed the length until they were ahead of the derelict.
- If they can keep the boats from becoming derelicts, it means that much more money in the budget to do dredging and other debris removal.
- You wouldn't believe the bureaucratic hoops you need successfully to jump when you're renovating a derelict.
- With a secure airlock established between the two ships, the Scout transferred over to the derelict.
- Meanwhile, the U.S. Coast Guard has the authority to move derelicts that pose a hazard to navigation, but not to dispose of them.
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