In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine conductorfeminine conductorachoferchófer Spainpilotomasculine cocheromasculine carreteromaquinista Britishbefore noun cab driver — taxista
- drivers are asked to avoid this area — se ruega a los automovilistas que eviten circular por esta zona
- she's a good driver — maneja bien
- That, in the view of this paper and thousands of frustrated motorists, bus passengers, taxi drivers and truckers, is totally unacceptable.
- Many truck drivers also park their vehicles in this area.
- Others will be taxi drivers, students, shopkeepers or their sons.
- A campaign to change the law to protect drivers of emergency vehicles from prosecution has been stepped up after a speeding charge against an ambulanceman was dropped.
- Surely, however, the views of the drivers of the 40,000 vehicles, who often are themselves residents of the wider local area, are equally important.
- Clearways and other parking restrictions will be in force on roads around the racecourse and police have warned drivers their vehicles will be towed away if parked illegally.
- This is because, car owners are more careful drivers, than heavy vehicle drivers.
- People of all ages stood on the footpaths cheering on the vehicles and their drivers as they passed through the towns generously donating into the collection boxes.
- But police are concerned that most of those stopped were delivery drivers or drivers of other commercial vehicles.
- Officers acting on tip-offs and targeting suspicious vehicles found 22 drivers to be breaking the law
- A North Yorkshire police spokesman said the driver of the other vehicle and a passing motorist managed to put out the fire before the fire service arrived.
- Recently, drivers of high-accessibility vehicles have been using the cart-tracks and even the meadows as short cuts.
- Since the introduction of the Australian Road Rules in December 1999 heavy vehicle drivers must wear a seatbelt if it is fitted in their vehicle.
- Speeding by drivers of heavy vehicles, especially those of private buses, has become a real threat to fellow road users and pedestrians alike.
- Speed cameras do not detect drunk-drivers, careless drivers, uninsured drivers, unlicensed drivers, stolen vehicles or crooks in getaway cars.
- Why don't you get the opinion of people who use the system, such as bus drivers and taxi drivers, instead of someone down the road?
- Utility workers, Social Security employees, students and taxi drivers rallied in support of the strikers in San Jose on the same day.
- The arrests came after the police received reports that a gang of youths were allegedly hurling racist abuse at taxi drivers and damaging vehicles.
- He proposed the council give incentives to taxi drivers to convert their vehicles to liquefied petroleum gas, which is much cleaner.
- If he's a student, a daily driver probably drives a vehicle that used to belong to his parents.
2(in golf club)madera número 1 feminine
- I always use the same six clubs, working my way up from the sand wedge to the driver.
- If you hit 10 golf balls at the driving range with your driver, you'll improve by the eighth swing or so.
- I don't think golfers have enough loft on their drivers, especially amateurs.
- For most golfers, adding loft to their drivers will add an average of at least 10 yards to their drives.
- This is because today's golf balls are designed to spin less off drivers.
- On tight holes, hit a lofted wood off the tee instead of the driver, or even a middle iron.
- Wooden drivers had a higher centre of gravity, and it was tough to get them airborne off the ground unless you had a swing like Sam Snead's.
- I'm always fooling with new drivers, fairway woods and putters, but I don't switch very often.
- Some golfers are buying high-COR drivers even though the USGA hasn't made a final decision.
- I was able to research irons, drivers, putters, you name it.
- To flatten out your swing, hit some drivers with the ball teed up on top of a golf pencil.
- The veteran managed to go to the top of the leaderboard despite using her driver on only eight occasions.
- Some of the greens were so steeply sloped that the ball didn't stop, and you had to get your driver out to putt it back uphill.
- On a flat and wide fairway, use your driver, and record the distances of each ball.
- Our panel reviewed drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges, putters, balls and hybrid clubs.
- On the range, use your driver or fairway wood and put the ball on a tee.
- Play with golf-themed tokens including a golf cart, a driver, a putter and a bucket of balls!
- Every product is provided with the drivers on CD ROM, together with a manual in PDF.
- It is also working to add various hardware device drivers to the operating system.
- The input manager operates between a device driver and a player application program.
- It means you can put exactly the same bundle of applications, drivers and operating system onto any machine and be certain there won't be problems.
- It will include desktops and laptops, plus printers, scanners, CD-ROM drivers and software when bought in the same transaction as the computer.
4(agent, cause)propulsor masculinepropulsora femininethe drivers of change — los propulsores de cambio
- Falling global inflation and strong domestic growth were the main drivers of exceptional investment returns in the 1980s and 1990s.
- There are three main drivers of this debt explosion.
- By now you will have probably detected the main dramatic drivers of the story.
- There have been three main drivers behind the buy-to-let boom.
- The main drivers of change are now transnational corporations rather than national governments.
- Its main driver, though, seems to be the attempt to legislate away the problems of a post-colonial country steeped in racism of all kinds.
- Business investment was again the main driver, along with net exports and housing.
- In addition, if the main drivers of UK retail banking slow next year, buying another firm may be the only way for Lloyds to grow.
- Sentiment towards the housing market, therefore, will be the main driver of the companies share price in the short term.
- The main driver behind the merger had been the weak demand in the past few years for steel, one of the world's most basic industrial products.
- That's one of the main drivers to get this system extended throughout the whole of Craven.
- The main drivers of the surge are hedge funds - secretive, loosely regulated pools of capital deployed to take extra risks to achieve above-average returns.
- But the shares could still be one of the main drivers in the market.
- Tony Blair promised to be tough on the causes of crime but two of the main drivers of crime are alcohol and drugs.
- Continued loan growth as well as cost savings are set to be the main drivers of banking profits in 2005 and beyond.
- But, for McCall, the main driver behind the move is circulation.
- This is convenient but not the main driver behind the change.
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