In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(deviation)rodeo masculinevuelta feminineto make a detour — dar un rodeo
- Which means I have to take a detour from my trip to the bathroom, to go the supply closet upstairs and locate more toilet paper or paper towels or whatever else is needed.
- The impeccable timing of all the actors helps make Le Rire de la mer laugh-out-loud funny all the way through, and ultimately quite moving, without a single detour into maudlin.
- While on their way to sunny Hollywood, California, the Carters take a detour to visit an old abandoned silver mine.
- They are quite an attraction, lots of people come to have, like relatives who are visiting family in the area, take a detour to come and have a look.
- On the way to the station we take a detour to visit the flat that Joe Orton lived in for seven years prior to his death.
- Today as we were driving back from Arnprior, Ontario after a busy Thanksgiving weekend, K suggested we take a detour through Carp to see this building pictured above.
- On the way to Lake Hood, take a detour to Earthquake Park.
- I was a bit tired at this point, so it was good to take a detour into Buckden and pause for cups of sweet tea, coffee cake and jam scone at the excellent West Winds Cottage Tea Room.
- P.S. Is everybody enjoying the detour into securities law?
- She lives near here, and I keep on thinking I should take a detour past her house on the way to town, but I'm always running late so I've never done it before.
- A didactic air creeps into the proceedings as the two men pick at the bones of friendship and trust, making an unexpected detour into the morality of modern marketing techniques.
- On their way from playoff also-rans to just plain also rans, the Timberwolves have made an improbable detour into the NBA's elite.
- A detour into the machine's guts to clean the heads yielded nothing, until I realized that the unit's analog recording function was fine.
- So when confronted with a hill, elephants prefer to take a detour along level terrain, the researchers conclude.
- Many technical careers take a detour into management.
- Having taken a detour into international pop stardom, he has returned to his first love, jazz music, to record three albums for the Concord label since 2001.
- In Slovenia I made a detour to Lake Bohinj, where Agatha and second husband Max had once tried to holiday incognito, only to be run to ground by enthusiastic Slovene journalists.
- In order to arrive at that determination, though, we must first take a detour through the philosophical puzzle know as Newcomb's Paradox.
- When we travel further along the road to Foca, and take a detour into the Treskavica mountains, it is easier to see what she means.
- Travelling with her parents to their new home in the countryside, they take a detour to explore an old-fashioned Japanese bath-house, which is actually a bath-house for spirits.
2USTransportdesvío masculinedesviación feminine
- All this means construction vehicles, traffic detours and arm-waving, red-stick people abound.
- This meant that you'd be driving along, and suddenly have to take a detour, sometimes of up to 15 kilometres.
- There are traffic restrictions and detours in operation in the area so motorists are asked to be careful.
- When there is a traffic detour or a kid gets sick or I wake up late?
- For many motorists, daily back-ups between the Fort Duquesne and West End bridges on the detour for outbound traffic were the worst part of the construction.
- A closed road and a detour on the way, but I manage to find my way around that.
- With a high degree of ongoing roadworks on the province's roads and resultant narrowing of roads or gravel detours, conditions become even more treacherous.
- When you reach a roadblock, you have three choices: Retreat, ram stubbornly into the barrier, or take a detour and continue forward.
- ‘With the opening of the grade separator, residents of east Bangalore and surrounding areas no longer have to put up with traffic detours and dusty roads,’ he said.
- I'm actually one of those pathetic drivers who when having to take a detour, just heads in the right direction.
- The tree lay supine across the street and vehicles had to take a detour for over three hours, which time it took the Corporation employees to axe the tree into transportable portions.
- But when I took the no. 7 bus to work in the morning, it took a detour around the flooded roads (it must have been pretty bad).
- Then it built a wooden detour around the closed portion until repairs could be made.
- This is a view from the west towards the construction site of the new bridge across the Klein Windhoek river where traffic has to negotiate the detour and temporary road markings.
- A five-mile section of the upland route between Llanbrynmair and Llangadfan has not yet been completed, so walkers are sent on tedious road detours.
- Once approved, all requests are passed along to Lucien Lespérance in the circulation department, whose job is to work out all the traffic detours.
- Much of the road at Strandside North, which leads to several other major housing estates, was also heavily flooded forcing residents to take a detour along the Military Road to get home.
- This route is a longer detour than the underpass now being built at Top Lane, but would likely not be a major inconvenience for car users.
- A temporary detour has been constructed while the main road is being rebuilt and resurfaced.
- Traffic and the general public are greatly inconvenienced by delays and detours severely impacting on road users in the area.
- It detours the usual ways that you think about exercise and tunes in to what you really need.
- But that path detours the real problems of relationships today and their official recognition.
- It is the price we pay for fifty years of political and intellectual stagnation, a time when the political dynamic of capitalism was detoured and frozen onto a cold war sidetrack.
- Occasionally on these walks I would encounter something that was not comfortable, and frequently would have to detour certain areas because of it.
- And when he looked up and out he was startled to see a people so numerous on the seashore that he thought for a moment they were nkrane, the black ants he had detoured a hundred strides before.
2(avoid)we had to detour the flooded intersection — tuvimos que dar un rodeo / que desviarnos para evitar el cruce inundado
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