In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in furniture)cajón masculinegaveta feminine Mexico Central Americasee also top drawer
- For work, one of the chest's ten drawers served as a desk.
- Together the pair will sift through drawers, cupboards and storage places in a bid to turn your old junk, clutter and rubbish in hard cash for something special.
- Taking in his bookcases and desk drawers, I realized that there could be a treasure trove of escape items.
- The animated effect looks a little like a drawer sliding into a chest.
- Full of excitement at his own daring, he searched the desk drawers for an envelope and placed the letter inside.
- The one-off piece of furniture has central drawers that swing round on ball bearings to reveal secret compartments, and features intricate markings.
- Behind two panels is a home entertainment center with storage compartments and drawers above and below.
- She quietly slid her desk drawer back in after she pulled out the lone picture which had occupied that space for several months.
- With a malevolence smile, she opened her desk drawer and pulled out a piece of parchment and a feather.
- Keep a jar of almonds in a desk drawer and have two dozen nuts and a small piece of fruit instead of a candy bar when an afternoon slump hits.
- My producer reached into his desk drawer and pulled out a few pieces of paper held together with a paper clip.
- He clutched the knotted mass that was his stomach and reached inside his desk drawer for a bottle of the pink stuff.
- When the candy was in their desk drawer, they ate only six pieces; when it was out of sight six feet from the desk, they averaged just four.
- I unlocked your desk drawer and found your pack of evidence.
- Jim made another sweep of the room, opening the drawers on the writing desk.
- She took a bag from inside a drawer in the desk next to the bookshelves.
- From one of the drawers in her desk she pulled out a yellowing piece of paper.
- On the first floor, a galleried landing leads through to a bathroom and four bedrooms, the smallest of which is currently used as a study and has a fitted desk, drawers and storage.
- He reached into a drawer in his desk and pulled out a green piece of cloth.
- He sighed and produced an envelope from a drawer in his desk.
2(of check)librador masculinelibradora femininegirador masculinegiradora feminine[ S ]refer to drawer — devolver al librador
- She said she could not remember the identity of the drawer of the cheque, nor whether it was payable to cash.
- The bank was held liable to the drawer of the cheque, who sued as the true owner.
- Even if banks have permitted drawings against the cheque, they will not be able to sue the drawer on a dishonoured cheque in the event of being unable to recover from their own customer.
- Secondly, the effect of a decision to meet the cheque will be to cause the other account holder to stand as surety for a debt created by the drawer of the cheque.
- The bank may either enforce such rights against the drawer of the cheque or other parties liable on it or against its own customer.
- A special type of case arises where the drawer of the cheque and the payee maintain their accounts with the same bank.
- When payments were made by cheque, the thing in action represented by the cheque belonged to the payee not the drawer.
- Neither the drawer of the cheque nor the original payee consented to the alteration of the payee.
- The drawer's signature will be executed just above it.
- Jordy had always been a good drawer, he could draw trees amazingly.
- The fact that these three are expert drawers and painters doesn't hurt either.
- You've spoken about being a drawer, painter, writer too, as well as composer.
4drawers /;drɔːrzdrɔːz/pluralClothingcalzones masculine
- The undergarments included stockings, petticoats, drawers, and a corset.
- I glanced down, noted I was dressed in cotton breeches and a silk shirt along with my corset and drawers, and sprung out from between the silk sheets.
- If you are unfamiliar with the term, it does not refer to the first pair of drawers out of the underwear factory.
- The heavy petticoats, stockings and thin chemise and drawers were bad enough.
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