In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine banderamasculine pabellón formalmasculine banderínto salute / honor the flag — saludar (a) la bandera
- to sail under the Panamanian flag — navegar con bandera panameña
- to go down with all flags flying — caer con las botas puestas
- (maintain traditions) to keep the flag flying — mantener las tradiciones de la patria
- there's one team left to keep the flag flying — queda un equipo defendiendo los colores nacionales
- to put the flags out — celebrar algo por todo lo alto
- to show / fly the flag — dejar bien puesta la bandera
- I'll go along to show the flag — iré para hacer acto de presencia
- As I said, even in my day they used to have the flags just outside the public schools, and presumably still do.
- If a student wears the national flag of his own country he will be suspended or expelled from school.
- Attempts to supplant the earlier symbolism, including the flag and motto, were popularly rejected.
- Across the country, flags over public buildings and royal residences were flying at half-mast.
- Near the bottom, he wiped his brow before tying the other end of the rope to an American flag.
- Obviously corporates will be allowed to fly their banners and flags to mark off their piece of the battleground.
- Following a death, white banners, flags, and other decorations are put up according to the status of the deceased.
- Prior to the mayor's edict, it was expected that the banner would fly on the same pole as the US flag along with a banner commemorating American prisoners of war.
- We used the Olympic flag to march in the opening ceremony.
- So he reluctantly changed it for one I had made for his birthday which shows the British and Phillipine flags conjoined, their poles placed together as a symbol of the friendship between our two countries.
- Scotland's parliament may be a year behind schedule and massively overspent, but that will not get in the way of creating a new flag for the troubled institution.
- I have seen no reluctance on behalf of the Scottish and Welsh parts of this country to fly their national flags on the designated patron saint's day.
- The flag is a symbol of indigenous and campesino movements.
- Regimental colors, State flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor.
- The flag flew from every public building, from every municipal flagpole, and from every structure of consequence in the land.
- All public buildings display the flag, as do many private homes.
- A few years earlier, the magazine had sponsored a largely successful campaign to sell American flags to public schools.
- A three-judge panel entered the courtroom and sat beneath its only decorations, a Peruvian flag and a crucifix.
- It's the lead article in the music section, spread out over a full page with no adverts, with little national flags for each country, and even the bookies' odds for each song mentioned.
- He stands at the top of the incline beside the Canadian flag, grasping the rope and displaying great physical strength as well as moral fortitude.
1.2(as marker, signal)bandera feminineto fly / wave the white flag — enarbolar la bandera blanca
- Did you practice waving the green flag as the honorary starter for the Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono Raceway.
- He looked a certain scorer at the flag, to ensure the Halifax outfit were nilled.
- He is released on the right and Saudi fans start to get excited but the linesman quickly raises his flag to signal off-side.
- This flag indicates that the racing event is over or concluded.
- If the team representative does not display the green flag to signal the start of a qualification attempt, the car will not be charged with an attempt and must return to the pit lane.
- The Paraguayans race off to celebrate what would have been the 2,000th goal in a World Cup finals… until the flag goes up a good 30 seconds late.
- No, just an offside flag - which looked mighty harsh on the replay.
- In the ensuing confusion, he managed to win the race following a wrong flag signal by a panicked marshal.
- He had his flag up for offside, although nobody could have been interfering with play to any significant degree!
- The forward tried to rectify matters by turning and drilling the ball over the line, but by then the flag had been raised, penalising him for straying offside.
- The striker had spent most of his evening failing to dodge the offside flag.
- The guy holding the flag pulled it down signaling goal.
- When the home keeper gathered the ball on the edge of his area the assistant referee vigorously waved his flag, signalling that his hands were outside.
- Davison made a blinding reaction save from Abbey after 79 minutes but the flag was up for offside against the striker.
- They screamed for an offside flag which never came.
- He is played through one-on-one, unaware the linesman has his flag up for offside.
- He was just about to put the ball into the empty net when a flag was raised indicating handball.
2(on map, chart)banderita feminine
- My stats package thoughtfully puts a national flag next to each country domain as it pops up on the server so it was easy to spot one I did not recognize.
- She had taken a world map, stuck in flags where she had already been, and pinned in all the places she wanted to go.
3Computingindicador masculinebandera feminine
- Don't ever delete a record - mark them for deletion with a flag, and then archive them periodically.
- This will let you watch the execution of a program to determine any gaps, and is especially useful if used in conjunction with a debug flag.
- Thereby, the flag is recorded on the effective data area.
- When reading a modified record one should check the attribute flag to see if this record needs to be deleted.
- During event registration, specific flags indicate whether a handler is to be executed inside a process.
4.1(in taxi)bandera feminine
banderita metálica que indica que hay correo para recoger
(masthead)cabecera femininenombre masculine
- With Admiral Togo flying his flag in the British-built battleship Mikasa, a strong naval force moved into position.
- He has commanded in every rank from lieutenant to vice admiral, and has flown his flag in all three of the Navy's aircraft carriers.
- Admiral Jellicoe flew his flag in the battleship HMS Iron Duke at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
- Leading the Japanese Fleet was Admiral Heihachiro Togo, who flew his flag in the battleship Mikasa.
- The early ensigns were striped flags, some in the green and white of the Tudor Royal Livery colours, some red and white, some in other livery colours.
- The title went to Her Majesty, and with it yet another flag - the Admiralty flag of a gold anchor on red.
1(mark with flags)marcar con banderasseñalar con banderas
2(mark for special attention)marcar
con un indicador o una bandera
1(on pavement)losa femininepiedra feminine
- The work, beginning on Sunday and lasting for two weeks, involves digging out the asphalt path and replacing it with York stone flags.
- The work involves lifting pavements and replacing them with York stone flags.
- The Larder is basically a renovated two-storey barn, with warm stone flags, aged wooden beams and a collection of nicely lived-in old furniture.
- Valuable stone flags and memorial stones have been stolen by thieves in a series of churchyard raids.
- Stone flags are £32 per square yard and slates go for £2 each.
- There are a lot of stone flags and items stolen which are part of the village's history, so I thought something should be done.
- He then found his brother laid on stone flags in the yard.
- Its mills and cottages were beautifully built of Lancashire sandstone; its streets cobbled in granite; its pavements made of York stone flags.
- There were stone flags, bare boards and no central heating.
- If you create something that's all railings and stone flags and lamp posts and signs, it may be neat and tidy but it doesn't do anything for wildlife.
- They were surfaced with stone flags and were used for several centuries after the collapse of the Roman Empire in the First Millennium.
- At least the continuous cacophony, sounded like a wooden bucket being dragged across the floor, interspersed with the sound of bristles being vigorously applied to stone flags.
- In one part of the bar, there were still stone flags.
- Discarded items littered the paving flags, prams, shopping trolleys, bags of presents never to be opened.
- At the side of the house are a parking space, a garage and an enclosed courtyard with York stone flags.
- The reporter had to ‘hack his way through the branches of a tree standing in the middle of the stone flags.’
- York stone flags, laid in random sizes, were chosen for the paving to give a sense of quality and scale.
- Equally, if anyone is offered worn York stone flags, they should be suspicious.
- The work would include inserting an original door entrance and erecting railings and laying old stone flags outside.
- Part of the work was the removal of stone flags which formed a raised area three steps high on which stood the altar.
- Water vapour and carbon dioxide exchange were measured weekly on attached flag leaves from flowering until full senescence, from eight different plants of each line.
- This area of yellowed chlorotic tissue marks the juncture of the stems and the flag leaves at the time of the freeze.
1(animal/person) desfallecer(person/animal) flaquear
- But two weeks passed and her hopes began to flag once more.
- He says her career was flagging when she hired him in 2003.
- Their energy - if not their enthusiasm for commerce - flagging, the group descended into the underground mall in search of the food court.
- Both bands sounded bold and undeniably potent, were popular with the dance floor crowd and re-energised any flagging attention spans.
- The party, so recently flagging, was beginning to take flight now.
- Perhaps this could be used when the increasingly preposterous plotlines begin to flag in a couple of series time.
- After her singing career flagged during the 1990s she reinvented herself as a pop diva, scoring 37 hit singles in the UK.
- And that's where the book begins to flag, losing its plot.
- We had to leave after only a few hours because Mark was starting to flag a bit.
- Understandably, the smiths began to flag towards the end of the afternoon, for it was a hot day to be working orange hot iron.
- I'm beginning to flag by now, but we still have our ceremony to go.
- I wasn't on best form, still suffering a little from my recent attack of the wearies, so I began to flag about half-way round the store, seeking places to sit for a while as Graham rummaged.
- The village pub is only 39 steps away (why else do you think we bought the house?) and when things begin to flag we can take them across to revitalise the proceedings.
- When her efforts continued for almost three hours and her strength began flagging, vets finally decided to prepare a mixture of water and medication to assist the rest of the birth.
- It's a shame then that after such an inventive start the album begins to flag midway, with a series of mid-tempo ballads plodding by in unremarkable succession.
- The general impression is that agricultural expansion began under Augustus and flagged somewhat during the troubled period following his death.
- Unfortunately after that it starts to flag quite seriously as you begin to realise there's actually not very much at all about to happen.
- These public efforts began to flag in the late nineteenth century.
- I have played dolls with her once before and I am rather unsure of what I am supposed to contribute, but today I was very tired after the week's exertion and was flagging fast.
- Although my head was definitely up for some serious retail therapy, my heart was elsewhere and I found my enthusiasm flagging after two or three shops.
2(interest/spirits/conversation) decaer(attendance) disminuir(attendance) bajartheir strength flagged — les fallaron / les flaquearon las fuerzas
- the movement has begun to flag — el movimiento ha empezado a perder vigor / fuerza
3flagging pres p(interest/confidence/enthusiasm) cada vez menorhe tried to revive their flagging spirits — intentó reanimarlos
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