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(place for waste)vertedero (de basura) masculinebasurero masculinebasural masculine Latin Americatiradero masculine Mexicobotadero (de basura) masculine Andes
- The graveyard was buried by undergrowth for two centuries - added to by locals using the site as an unofficial dump, and few islanders knew the role the cemetery played in Barbadian history.
- At the site of a former dump, gem hunters can spy all kinds of brilliant, wave-polished beach glass.
- The County and Swindon Borough councils propose to go ahead with building the new Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office on a proven toxic waste dump in Chippenham.
- Is it likely that Australia's going to need a high level waste dump as well?
- Few know about the nuclear waste dump at 2229 Main Street.
- A year or two ago a rubbish dump in Argentina saw the odd sight of jobless professionals combing the trash-heaps for food.
- A loony spider farm owner feeds his pets with crickets that have been contaminated in a nearby chemical waste dump.
- It added the poor tend to live in areas that are more prone to natural disasters such as flooding and landslides, or near heavily polluting factories, dumps and hazardous-waste sites.
- The evidence starts to look more and more like foul play when Charlie discovers an illegal toxic waste dump right by the lake.
- He raps in Tao about how angry his people are for having their homeland made into a nuclear waste dump.
- Are you in favour of a nuclear waste dump in the Northern Territory?
- ‘Councillors will have to reduce the charges on the dump and then the rubbish collector will reduce his charges to us,’ she said.
- It's taken more than a decade to locate a suitable site for the nuclear dump, and the Federal Government is not about to give it up.
- Let me tell you, there's a reason that the mutant monsters in horror films generally come from one of two places, a nuclear waste dump or a sewer.
- As it stands, there is no act that differentiates procedurally between mining in the Namib-Naukluft National Park and mining next to a toxic waste dump.
- Hear from the man who chaired the public meeting in Linton as well as the councillor who could well have Victoria's newest toxic waste dump in his shire.
- The owners of a pub and sandwich bar in the village both said they knew nothing about their refuse being deposited at the illegal dump.
- However, it should not be used as a dump for other household rubbish.
- But the South Australian Parliament has already moved a Bill rejecting the facility as the first step towards a medium-level waste dump.
- Some MPs also support a nuclear waste dump in the State.
- This mentality is not endemic to Taiwan, of course; people in America, for example, don't want a nuclear waste dump near them either.
- Putting a halting site beside a dump was unfair in the first place.
- Still, villagers persisted in using the site as their waste dump.
- The shops were closed and, if there were no major sporting event happening, people just pottered in the garden, took rubbish to the dump or took a big nap to catch up on sleep missed during the week.
- The federal government has been forced to abandon its six-year push to build a national nuclear waste dump near Woomera in South Australia.
- The South Australian Government is a strong ally, supporting their campaign to stop the radioactive waste dump from being established in the State.
- If you've been to the dump or bought rubbish bags lately you'll know about the costs associated with waste disposal.
- He had argued with his boss that the managers of the European nuclear waste dump at La Hague in France should be warned, but he had been overruled.
- He started when his son was very little, wandering around Victorian rubbish dumps looking for the ultimate antique lemonade bottle.
- ‘It was basically a rubbish dump, an eroded, neglected wasteland,’ he says.
- Most of the taxis outside the entrance doors look as if they were salvaged from a rubbish dump, and the Air-Conditioning is usually long gone.
- Travellers turned a beautiful strip of greenery into a rubbish dump before clearing off from an unofficial site, an irate resident has claimed.
- When a public inquiry was held into the licensing of a proposed nuclear waste dump at Sellafield, bordering the Irish Sea, Ireland protested and made representations at the inquiry.
- Mounds of rotting and stinking garbage lie uncollected in almost all parts of the city and it is common to find rubbish dumps blocking roads and broken pipes spewing raw sewer in townships.
- ‘It's impossible to have a nuclear power station without having a nuclear waste dump,’ he said.
- Right next to the Cahokia park, just behind where I took these photographs, is the most unseemly of sites, a garbage dump.
- Look for instance at plants: vandalized trees send out new shoots, grass grows on rubbish dumps, flowers spring up in scrap yards.
- Our gardens have been turned into rubbish dumps for discarded bottles, cans and crisp bags and it is disgraceful that extra police have to be employed on match days just to control the fans…
- Both the Labor Government and CLP Opposition last night agreed to fight any moves to locate a national nuclear waste dump here.
- Some harbour board members fear that it will be in the area of the Deep Water Quay, coming through the site of the old dump.
1.2(heap of waste)montón de basura masculineto take a dump — hacer del dos Peru Mexico informal
- The sons bring in some additional income, by looking for scrap metal on rubbish tips and scrap heaps or by digging coal from waste dumps and spoil heaps.
(temporary store)depósito masculineammunition dump — depósito de armas
- stores dump — intendencia
3Computingdump masculinevuelco de memoria masculinevolcado de memoria masculine
4informal(unpleasant place)lugar de mala muerte masculine
5informalto be (down) in the dumps — estar / andar con la depre informal
1(get rid of)deshacerse detirarbotar River Plate South America
2Businessto dump goods/products — inundar el mercado con mercancías/productos a bajo precio
3informalplantar informalbotar River Plate South America informallargar River Plate informal
4(set on ground)(load/sand/soil) descargar(sand/load/soil) verterhe dumped the bags (down) beside the car — plantó las maletas junto al coche informal
5informal(leave)dejarthe taxi dumped us (off) at the airport — el taxi nos dejó en el aeropuerto
- where can I dump my things? — ¿dónde puedo dejar / poner mis cosas?
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