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(stretch out)(limbs/telescope/wings) extender(rope/wire) tendershe extended her hand to greet him — le tendió / extendió la mano para saludarlo
- In supine poses the front of the body is extended as the arms stretch over the head.
- With her body hidden, she extended the hand with the bag towards the door.
- Standing in an upright position, hold on to a chair for support, then extend your left leg straight behind you until you feel your buttock tighten.
- Begin by powerfully pulling the medicine ball/weight across your body, extending your arms in front of your torso, until you reach a point just outside your left hip.
- At the bottom of the motion, reverse direction by extending your legs and straighten back up to the start position, exhaling as you complete the movement.
- Straighten your legs, extending your arms in front of you.
- Grab a medicine ball with both hands and extend your arms straight out along the sides of your head and just above the floor.
- His left leg was extended straight, spread across the length of the table, while his right leg hung limply off the side, his foot slowly brushing across the floor.
- Before the operation his elbow was 17 degrees off straight which prevented him extending his arm fully; after the surgery the bend is down to 12 degrees.
- The soaring creature opened a large but blunt fist, extending its fingers their full length.
- Step two: clench your fists and extend your two thumbs.
- Lie on your back, legs straight, and extend your arms overhead, stretching your hands and feet as far apart as possible.
- Amy then extended her arms and spread her legs to increase wind resistance, and Kevin was able to catch up with her.
- He could not take it any longer, and tried to push up my body extending his left arm.
- She suffered torn knee ligaments and a broken right heel and is unable to extend one leg fully 14 months after the accident.
- She stopped, glaring deep into Sarah's eyes, she shifted her body, extended her arm and opened their way off the bus.
- When you extend your legs your body forms a V shape; when you lower your legs your feet form a V shape.
- Holding the block, extend your legs straight up in the air so they your torso and legs make a 90-degree angle.
- The outer arms were extended away from the body.
- To make this move more challenging, maintain position and let go of your legs, extending arms straight in front of you, palms facing in.
1.2(lengthen)(line/road/visit) prolongar(lease/contract) prorrogarthe service has been extended to the suburbs — el servicio se ha ampliado / extendido a los barrios de las afueras
- the deadline has been extended — se ha extendido / prorrogado el plazo
- Our geographic district has been extended so that we cover an area at least double the previous size.
- If it works, it may be extended throughout the Bradford area.
- So we joined the fray, and asked Pendle Borough Council for the proposed conservation area to be extended.
- Schule added that Musser's probationary period had been extended for the M.D. to see what the new provincial guidelines would be.
- He was detained first for a six hour period which was then extended by a further eighteen hours.
- Mr Prescott would then have 21 days to reach a decision, although this period could be extended if necessary.
- As a result the footpath in this area will be extended, narrowing the carriageway, but creating a more pedestrian friendly environment.
- So far, Nepal has created fourteen protected areas, covering at least ten percent of the country's land mass, and there are plans to extend these protected areas.
- There are now plans to extend the area covered by the partnership to the villages of Wrelton, Aislaby, Middleton, Cropton, Rosedale and Sinnington.
- We've told the industry that the licensing program we put in place during the safeguard period will be extended.
- Some local businessman and councillors wish to expand Kendal to the north, extending the Sandylands area and Shap Industrial Estate northwards.
- Cllr Brian Stanley said it was important that the meter area for Portlaoise be extended.
- It is for the same reason the council has asked for the boundary to be extended in the Chalumna area.
- The period of detention was further extended for a short period before the man was released without charge.
- Built on pillars, the octagonal wood-frame gazebo juts out over the slope, extending the outdoor living area.
- Mr Brennan pointed to the outturn of the decision which allows State aid to be extended from a period of three years to one of five years.
- The public should be encouraged to register now instead of sitting back and hoping that the period will be extended or get discouraged because the process is slow.
- Commenting on the report's recommendation on ride encroachment, the senior zoo spokesman said there were no future plans for the theme park and the rides to be extended into the zoo area.
- By law, children can stay at the temporary centre for up to three months, though that period can be extended in exceptional cases.
- If the move is a success, the eight-week period could be extended.
- The former Development Officer alleges that the suggestion that his probation period should be extended came from a representative of one of the Chambers of Commerce.
- Mr Green wants to make alterations and additions to the building to create a new restaurant, extend his kitchen and increase the number of toilets to include facilities for the disabled.
- All the data can be kept for five years in the system and the saving period can be extended if needed.
- I am glad to see that the consultation period has been extended again.
- Dramatically framed by alpine peaks, it extends an existing residential area.
- If indeed the increase is based on improving water supply lines and extending these to areas formerly neglected, there is merit in the move.
- Councillors said they wanted the 20 mph speed limit zones, which cover some of the Westgarth area, to be extended.
- The screening period will be extended if there are enough viewers, but if not, the film's out.
- The martial law status was imposed on troubled Aceh on May 19 for a six-month period and was extended for another six months on Nov.19.
- Of the options they will be asked to consider, extending St George's Hall seems to be a non-starter.
- Orthodox Serbians are asking for the Christmas period to be extended but the borough council is sticking with tradition and taking down the decorations tomorrow.
- In exceptional circumstances, the period can be extended, as it was for the highly complex Lockerbie bombing trial.
- Questions have already been raised over whether Glasgow should extend its boundaries to increase its tax revenue base.
- Mr Chilufya said the investor had grown 30 hectares of bananas this year, which would be extended every year to cover the whole area.
- The new lending period has been extended from two to three weeks.
- This morning I have extended the area covered by the capillary matting in the sun room, and added in the second water reservoir, as more and more things need to go out there.
- In turn, that will necessarily mean that the trauma inflicted on the victim by the legal system itself will be extended over a period of years.
- Meanwhile for the individual events, the waiting period has been also extended from one year to two years.
- A spokeswoman said the transition period had already been extended from the proposed three years.
- And thus desert and sandy areas are being extended by the impact of wind, and therefore further desertification is taking place.
1.3(enlarge)(house/room) ampliar(empire) extender(influence/range/scope) extender(range/scope/influence) ampliarto extend sth to sth — extender algo a algo
2formal(offer)to extend an invitation to sb — cursarle invitación a algn formal
- to extend a warm welcome to sb — darle una calurosa bienvenida a algn
- we are unable to extend further credit to you — nos es imposible facilitarle / extenderle más crédito
- He is always welcome here, and I hope others will afford him the same courtesy that he extends to them.
- If the parents extend a wedding invitation and you have no address for the bride should you send the gift to the home of the parents?
- His family, relations and many friends in the area extend their best wishes on him reaching such a significant milestone and hope he enjoyed the occasion.
- Well done John and all in the area extend our very best wishes and wish you many more hours of happy flying.
- It's the sort of thing Mochrie extends to most of the improvisers he regularly shares a stage with.
- Extend an invitation to attend a trade show, seminar, or conference.
3(stretch mentally)this job does not extend me — este trabajo no me exige lo que podría rendir
- we need exercises that will extend our pupils — necesitamos ejercicios que exijan el máximo rendimiento de nuestros alumnos
1(stretch)(line/property/fence) extenderse(influence/jurisdiction) extendersetheir empire extended over the whole of the Mediterranean — su imperio abarcaba todo el Mediterráneo
- One part of the distribution encompasses much of North America, a second part extends throughout Central America and a third part runs through eastern Asia.
- Her range of hats extends to very special headgear from Milliner Philip Treacy.
- Patients were recruited over four years, and the study could not have included more patients without extending to other healthcare districts and hospitals.
- This extends to members of the public protecting their own property and to police officers in the execution of their duty.
- In short, Britain's trade in services is a huge success story which is scarcely ever told, and it extends to Asia.
- I like to think I have an open house, but I'm not so sure this extends to my bedroom.
- This aesthetic appreciation extends to previous writers on the subject.
- These residues expand a region extending from the C-terminus of S5 to the N-terminus of S6.
- Flights are conducted during the day to minimise noise and cover an area which extends from mid-France to Denmark and from the United Kingdom to mid-Poland.
- Central Park extends from the 59th to the 106th Street.
- The spine wall at this location thus functioned as a retaining wall, allowing the floors of the rooms to extend 1.50 m beyond the limits of the bedrock shelf.
- This extends east from central Java across to Papua.
- Palaeobiogeographers have considered it to be an equatorial seaway extending from Central America to South-East Asia, characterized by a distinctive fauna.
- Today, their concern is no longer for their next meal, it extends to empathy for those in distress.
- This farm grain bin near Firth was typical of the storm damage that extended from central to eastern Nebraska.
- The Universal Calibration Lattice extends from the central core of the human body to a distance of about two feet out and around the body and is a network of interconnecting energy strands formed of golden fibres of light.
- This extends then into Central and North Asia as a whole.
- The study area currently extends 300 km off the east side of the Peron Peninsula and includes more than 600 animals.
- The rays extending from the central eye look a great deal like an alchemical symbol.
- Decorative embellishments consist of two cobalt blue swags extending from a central round cobalt blue floral motif to the left and right handles.
- This apparently extends to attempting to ruin the careers of public servants.
- Several hail storms damaged or destroyed fields in an area extending from western Nebraska south to central Kansas.
- In recent years, China has been striving to build up its military and expand the scope of its maritime activity to cover an area that extends from the East China Sea as far as the western Pacific Ocean.
- The architect and the engineers developed a rigid ‘hollow tube’ design of closely spaced steel columns with floor trusses extending across to a central core.
- His role even extends to shaping the brand's advertising campaigns and the look of its global network of stores.
- Health care is a human right that extends to all people, including those who are HIV positive.
- These two deserts dominate the eastern part of the country, and form part of an arid landscape extending into Central Asia and Pakistan.
- This extends to the law courts, housing, employment rights, planning permission, you name it.
- Continuous central tubular spongocoel extends upward from preserved early juvenile chambers to open at the top of the uppermost chambers in tallest specimens.
- It extends to any kind of ecosystem, such as coasts, forests, plains and islands.
- It has two large, bubble-shaped cavities that extend away from a central black hole.
- The central spine extends out the front to form a double volume entrance and out the back as a secondary entry point and change rooms for the outdoor sports.
- The range of ornamental furniture extends to cots, dressing tables and dining tables.
- The Burren area extends some 40 kilometers from east to west and 30 kilometers from north to south.
- The desert sands of central Western Australia extend right up to the coast at Shark Bay; there are no rivers and rainfall is extremely low.
- The damage extended about 250 yards across the compound.
- The screen extended from the central keyboards before the seats to well near the ceiling of the room, and it hummed contentedly with electric life.
- The path then extends across central Mexico and into the southern Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea before terminating in the central Atlantic.
- Previous Chandra observations of the Perseus cluster showed two vast, bubble-shaped cavities in the cluster gas extending away from the central black hole.
- That team effort also extends to the many people who help fundraise for the Palliative Care Unit.
- He has this fascination with not following crowds, which extends to using the back streets wherever possible.
- The eastern edge of the stand extended slightly beyond the limits of the larger trees that bordered the shoreline.
- While that may include the almost stereotypical use of cocaine, it also extends to amphetamines and ecstasy use.
- Oddly enough, Dominic's love of dogs even extends to street dogs, and he often feeds them.
- The embarrassment extends to discussing his work outside this building.
- At its height, the Ottoman Empire extended from Central Asia to North Africa, and it left its culinary mark on all the cultures it touched.
- Motorists leaving Knock village are faced with a 100 kph limit on a stretch of road that extends 54 yards to the main N 17 by-pass road!
- Their repertoire includes all colours of the classical spectrum as well as extending to jazz and country.
- The species inhabits a semi-continuous linear strip of seemingly similar habitat extending from Alaska to central Baja California, Mexico.
- The Auk Formation is widespread in the UK Central North Sea and extends northwards into the southern Viking Graben.
- With the initial success of the Nuccaleena mine, many people believed that its copper deposits extended far beyond the limits covered by section 105.
- The taming of nature extends to the skiing as well as the village.
- The flood area extended from central Devon Street down Brougham Street to the railway shunting yards.
- Exploration of the structures of the back revealed extensive bruising with haemorrhage in the central back region extending over 8-9 centimetres.
- The alpine area to be covered by the study extends from Capilano River to Deep Cove with access points in Capilano, Lynn Valley and Seymour.
- It has headroom of about 6.1 metres and a large secure yard area that extends 31.8 metres.
- Neurodegeneration, marked by extensive vacuolization, is especially prominent in the optic lobes of vacu flies but extends into the central brain as well.
2(in time)(negotiations/talks) prolongarsehis reign extended over 72 years — su reino abarcó 72 años
3(become extended)(ladder/rod/antenna) extendersethe telescope extends to 10ft — el telescopio se extiende hasta 10 pies de largo
4extending present participle(table/leg/ladder) extensible
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