In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(decoration/hairstyle/design) complicado(decoration/hairstyle/design) intrincado(hairstyle/design/decoration) muy elaborado
- This travel involves elaborate planning and discussions about eating.
- Columns supporting the roof were inlaid with elaborate, seemingly aimless designs; tantalizingly intricate, almost gaudy.
- Rather than bore you with elaborate detail, I will simply sketch out in brief outline how the system would work.
- Doorways, gates, and windows are carved with elaborate designs.
- After having done a series of simple, effective bookjackets for the bestselling crime writer, Chris was suddenly asked for an altogether more elaborate design.
- The buildings were all made of white stone, built carefully with elaborate details, as if every family lived in a miniature castle.
- Death is one of the most important events in society and is marked by most ethnic groups and religions by elaborate and lengthy funeral observances that involve the whole community.
- The mainstays of the children's bedrooms up and down the country were on display too: teddy bears in their hundreds, dolls in elaborate boxes and puzzles designed to stretch young minds.
- A very elaborate stage design will be adopted, costing US $2 million.
- Archaeologists still debate why communities would have gone to such lengths to create these elaborate structures, even if they housed local elite families.
- The elaborate design, praised at its inception, now is being blamed for ballooning costs and several delays.
- And I think that's why he takes such elaborate security precautions.
- Though the book's elaborate details might make slow going for many readers, it will serve as a valuable resource for scholars and political activists.
- There were some matters the tribunal did not refer to although they could have, and some minor errors in relation to the details of this elaborate and complicated scheme.
- She looked as imperious and haughty as ever; her graying blue-silver hair swept up into an intricate coif, the elaborate detail of its design matching even her extravagant evening gown.
- Narrators, for example, often provided elaborate details about the persons and locations involved in fairy stories.
- On the night of the festival, people are expected to go to the streets to appreciate varying sorts of elaborate and brightly decorated lanterns, an often unforgettable experience.
- For example, many firms operate elaborate security arrangements which look good but are actually useless.
- Security precautions were elaborate in the extreme.
- In the case of this project, some of the students had made elaborate drawings with intricate details.
- Faking an elaborate yawn, I sneak a glance over my shoulder just in time to see her naked back as she leaves.
- He didn't just make a mistake on the date; he told the story in elaborate detail.
- Or is this an elaborate hoax designed to generate interest in a book deal?
- Maybe I'll find tomorrow, I live in hope, that the BBC article was just some kind of elaborate wind-up…
- It is an elaborate, extravagant and bloated undertaking that not only throws in the kitchen sink but the fire extinguisher, too.
- So plans were formed and we arranged the elaborate car-hopscotch required to ensure that no-one would drive home drunk.
- He took his pipe from his mouth and gave an elaborate yawn, which seemed to take him by surprise.
- How do I know this isn't some elaborate scam designed to prey on the emotions of someone with a terminal loved one?
- The big summit meetings are elaborate rituals, ostentatious shows of power that reinforce the entitlement and authority of the bodies they represent.
- Sexual selection theory has proved extremely successful in explaining male ornaments, such as elaborate vocal and visual displays.
- Police say the device would not have exploded as there was no detonator attached and are describing the incident as an elaborate hoax designed to cause fear.
- Against lesser quarterbacks, expect more gap-shooting and elaborate designs involving the back seven.
- ‘That sounds good,’ Cici said with an elaborate yawn, and laid her head on the side of the car.
2(arrangements/plan) minucioso(plan/arrangements) detalladoin elaborate detail — muy minuciosamente
3(meal) de mucho trabajo
1(plan/theory) elaborar(theory/plan) idear
1dar (más) detallesentrar en detallesentrar en explicacionesto elaborate on / upon sth — ampliar algo
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