In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(testimony/conclusion) adecuado(tribute) dignoit is fitting that he should be buried there — lo que corresponde es que se lo entierre allí
- It is a fitting reward for a man to the manor born.
- It was a fitting reward for his efforts which have resulted in him losing nearly two stone.
- His injury-time matchwinner was a fitting reward for a tireless, wholehearted, committed performance.
- After the crushing blow on Monday, a medal would have been fitting reward for the two-times Olympic veteran, who is to retire at the end of this season.
- A fitting reward for the new Golden Boy of management.
- These were fitting and appropriate words to draw the public's attention to the contribution the Navy made to the ‘Great War’.
- As the only group of its kind in the North West, director Andy Gutteridge, 33, said it would be a fitting reward for them.
- The increases are a fitting reward for the hard work that produced such impressive results in the research assessment exercise.
- This is a difficult area and a matter that is fitting and suitable for this Court to pronounce upon.
- They started to win possession at will and got their reward with a last gasp goal which was a fitting reward for their great second half performance.
- That would be a fitting reward for the commitment made by Taylor, and by his family.
- Armed with disposable cameras, students endeavoured to capture their views of the town and title each shot with an appropriate and fitting caption.
- Yet he is gentle and attentive at the most unexpected, but appropriate and fitting times.
- It was a fitting reward for his sterling efforts.
- It would be a fitting reward for a panel of players who have worked hard during the year to ensure that they maintained their status in the top flight.
- They were worthy winners of this year's prize for endeavour, a fitting reward for those who have worked so tirelessly towards the improvement of the village.
- It was a fitting reward for the family from the Eyre Peninsula, whose property at Greenpatch was devastated during recent fires.
- At the same time, those who render meritorious service should be given due recognition with fitting rewards.
- It would somehow be more fitting if skill was rewarded more solidly than dumb luck.
- Am I to take it that you think it is an appropriate, a proper, and a fitting situation that you judge it?
(trying on)prueba feminine
- Plus, who wants to book a bunch of wedding dress fittings between check-ups and upchucks?
- You do remember we have to go for our costume fittings this weekend.
- She actually flew to Paris to get fittings done, so the dress fits her perfectly.
- Despite this popularity, however, it is known that many women have never undergone a fitting for a bra and few know how to measure correctly in order to ensure that what they wear is the ultimate in comfort and support.
- None of the lead actors has appeared for costume fittings or rehearsals.
- The ship's seamstress did the fitting, and the garment came out beautifully.
- Amidst this, the first costume fittings take place in the art room.
- Chances are if you've spent enough money on a high quality pair of pants or suit, the vendor will offer you a fitting and alterations, free of charge.
- To set up the interview we had to work it in around fittings for his new costumes.
- All the bridesmaids were supposed to be at the fitting at exactly four o'clock.
- For the initial fitting, sew the garment shell only, leaving off the sleeves, collars, facings and other design details.
- Last week, in between costume fittings and rehearsals here, he sat down for an interview.
- Take the suit you are planning to wear to the fitting.
- We sat for awhile longer then drove to the fitting.
- Then there is the other part of our job, which is the daily fitting of the garments.
- More than likely, it would just be something about a fitting for a gown for Genevieve's wedding or a ball Cate was required to attend.
- She prayed that the fitting would be brief; she was in no mood to quibble over laces and fabrics with some silly woman.
- Monday is rehearsals, costume fittings, and some test footage on different kinds of camera.
- If you give them your measurements in advance you ought to be okay - I've had both black and white tie from there without fittings and it's been okay.
- Apparently, Camilla had six outfit fittings and 10 hat fittings, and a final dress rehearsal before settling on the final dress.
(size)(of clothes) medida feminine(of shoe) horma feminine
- They submit that the brass fittings are of the required standard having regard (inter alia) to the age and character of the House.
- The compartments are ideal for fasteners, fittings, small tools, small cans of paint or stain, or whatever suits the project you're working on.
- The choice is unlimited, ranging from marbles, bathroom fittings to furniture to wall paintings and even safe lockers, all of which make a distinct impression to the visitor.
- On the high-end are hardwood veneers and stain-grade solid wood doors with better hardware and excellent fittings.
- Hardware stores sell brass fittings that convert standard pipe thread to the same thread used on garden hoses.
- The buildings had been vandalised - taps, pipes and toilet fittings have been damaged and in cases, removed.
- The solid mahogany bar fittings and furniture and deep pile furnishings sets the tone of the club.
- Once the sink and its fittings have been removed, the next step will be to disassemble the counter tops and remove the cabinets.
- There was a massive kitchen at Dom's house with loads of matching wooden cupboards with brass fittings.
2.2fittings pluralBritish Buildingaccesorios masculineelectrical fittings — instalaciones eléctricas feminine
- bathroom fittings — grifería y accesorios de baño
- It would be relatively easy for the new owner to remove these fittings and restore the room to a double bedroom.
- English Heritage noted that many of the internal fittings had been removed and concluded the building was not one of architect William Trent's best buildings, and therefore it was not worth saving.
- By partnering with local and national modular builders, complete buildings including fixtures and fittings can be transported to site.
- This figure excludes fees, furniture and fittings.
- The flood scenario was described as ‘waterfalls from the ceiling’; the building and its fittings became damp, moist, and broken.
- He also stated that he wanted a qualified electrician to remove a CCTV camera and some other fittings from the stud buildings.
- The book comes with a layout grid and reusable peel-off stickers depicting bathroom furniture, fixtures and fittings in a variety of shapes and sizes.
- Running costs were rising, and the building with its fittings was deteriorating.
- ‘I think that, because of its historical links and the attractiveness of the building and the internal fittings, it is a good proposition,’ he said.
- With the old fittings having been removed, the room is now spacious enough to be used for special functions and its walls have been adorned with many historic cricket photographs which have been unearthed at the ground.
- Attractive pieces of furniture and fittings that are not part of the sale, all encourage the viewer to feel positive about a house and help make a sale.
- But delays meant they only got the keys this week, and the building has no electricity, gas, toilets or interior fittings.
- After gutting the building of all her fittings, the walls and heritage windows were painstakingly prepared for their new coating over the first two days.
- Workmen are removing the remaining fixtures and fittings before bulldozers move in for the 30-week demolition job.
- The architects designed special fittings for the building.
- All fittings and furniture - tall backed chairs, display counters and monolithic reception desk - were designed by the practice.
- Mary moved about the fittings and furnishings like she was returning to a room she'd left years ago, but which had miraculously remained unchanged.
- But some applicants were only insured for structures and not contents, and in a flood a considerable amount of furniture, fixtures and fittings would be destroyed or damaged.
- The interior of the ship was in relatively good condition when it arrived from the former Soviet Union, but almost all the fixtures, fittings and furniture was stripped from the vessel.
- He says the price was about $2000 a square metre, including land, building and fittings.
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