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(accompanying group, guard)escolta feminineunder police escort — escoltado por la policía
- Security was tight yesterday, with armed escorts for both buses.
- The three men were accompanied by a doctor and put under escort by police during the flight back to Britain, their lawyers said.
- And - astonishingly - no armed escort or air protection was to be provided, the family members said.
- The trio are believed to have crossed the border into nearby Venezuela as soon as they shook off a heavy police escort that protected them on the journey from prison to the outskirts of Bogota.
- The U.N. has ceased reconstruction work in much of the south, and requires its staff to travel there only in convoys with armed escorts.
- He was given a heavily armed police escort to the court for the second time to face a charge of making explosives with intent.
- He left the village under police escort.
- It was less than a half an hour later when the ambulance and an escort of two police cars took Sara and her newest daughter to the hospital.
- All the injured were taken to York District Hospital by four ambulances with police motorbike escorts.
- My wife and I were driven from Baghdad Airport under escort.
- The roads weren't safe - every supply convoy needed an armed escort.
- To my consternation, the Prime Minister's police escort was clearing all vehicles off the bus route so that the PM's entourage could speed down the middle of the road.
- With two campaign buses and three press buses, accompanied by motorcycle escorts and vehicles full of secret service snipers, there is an enormous sense of occasion.
- A Mexican border town in the grip of a drug war plans to tempt tourists back with free bus tours, complete with armed police escorts.
- Police said they also had reports of looting of relief convoys and offered armed escorts to anyone who requested it.
- The Defense Protective Service provided escorts and oversaw the moving of all classified material.
- So with 2 players in each car we were given an armed escort (one military police jeep at the front of the convoy and one at the back) straight to the hotel.
- To a cheer from the crowd who had stood in the drizzle awaiting the Royals, the Queen, wearing deep purple, and Prince Philip, in morning suit, arrived with an escort of police outriders.
- Leon thinks companies should never let visitors in without escorts and should issue badges that clearly show someone is an outsider.
- It said a group quickly gathered to block the vehicle, and military escorts present did little to intervene.
1.2(ships, planes)escolta feminine(fighter/vessel/carrier) (before noun) de escoltaunder naval escort — escoltado por la armada
- This time I was to be her date, her escort, her guest of honor.
- A student who offered herself as an escort on an Oxford-based website was taken on a date by an undercover journalist.
- Scotland has a growing market for professional male escorts, however uncultured types need not apply.
- She hires a male escort named Nick to pose as her new fiancé and she savours the moment when she can show him off to her former one.
- To keep the family off his back, Rahul hires an escort to pose as his new-found fiancée.
- She has claimed in court that she was running a legitimate escort agency, and has refused to reveal the names of her celebrity clients.
- In it she plays Kat, a woman who discovers that the best man at her sister's wedding is an old boyfriend and, rather than arrive without a man, hires a male escort to be her date.
- A rival escort agency tries to steal the talent.
- He suggested that he would interview clients by telephone in advance and advise escorts to keep a mobile telephone on during their dates.
- Now she runs an escort agency bringing men and women together.
- I can't vouch for the male escort agencies because I have never used them or visited them.
- Marcus became my escort throughout the entire event.
- With him was a girl, apparently his date, and Hayley with her own escort.
- Next, my two bridesmaids and their escorts went down the aisle.
- It later emerged that she had also been working as an escort, accompanying wealthy businessmen on dinner dates.
- Students at Oxford and Cambridge are being recruited for a web-based escort agency, which will begin business by the end of this term.
- Once, at a co-worker's wedding, he had paid handsomely for a female escort to accompany him as his date.
2.2formal (male companion)acompañante masculinecaballero masculine
2.3(hired companion)(woman) señorita de compañía feminine(man) acompañante masculine
- One of the highlights of his career was escorting the Queen and Prince Philip around the factory on a visit to York.
- Furthermore, last Saturday I was escorting a client who needed to be driven to town for shopping.
- Soldiers escorting the truck returned fire, killing the assailants, the army said.
- They were escorted by armed guards, but so many of them escaped that only half at most actually reached the site.
- Security personnel escorting the buses retaliated and prevented any civilian casualties.
- While they are both involved in court security duties, neither has since been involved in escorting prisoners.
- In August 1940, the German bombers and escorting fighters outnumbered the defenders by about three to one.
- A male colleague and I were given the task of escorting him on a home visit, though only told of the risks upon return.
- This can be anything from escorting a child to the toilet, tending to them if they are taken ill, or working with groups of pupils at breaks or lunchtime.
- It turned out we weren't leaving yet, because Mom was just escorting a family friend out.
- He was escorting us to a briefing room and mentioned that he used to be on an aircraft carrier.
- Yet one of them was escorted under guard to Paris where he was freed, and not re-arrested by the French.
- Barlow was doing his duty by escorting him from the premises and he had certainly not kicked or stamped on the victim, he said.
- One day he would be keeping the thugs in order on a football special; the next he might be escorting a member of the royal family from the royal train.
- Upon arrival at the airport, the group is escorted directly onto the airstrip in order to avoid the crowds.
- As the guards were escorting him from the station he refused to leave.
- He was escorted by armed guard to and from the plane at Barcelona airport.
- She was escorting him out of his cell towards the phone when he attacked her.
- He said it wasn't unusual that Stewart had three officers escorting him.
- More recently, he was involved in escorting workers for reconstruction projects in Basra province.
2(for protection)(procession/ship/politician) escoltar
3(conduct, guide)he escorted them to their seats — los acompañó / llevó a sus asientos
- she escorted me around the museum — fue mi guía en mi visita al museo
4(conduct forcibly)(prisoner/intruder) llevar(intruder/prisoner) conducir
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