In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Buildingtabla del suelo feminineduela feminine Mexico
- The second double bedroom has polished wooden floorboards, a picture window and built-in wardrobes.
- Matthew held his tongue and listened to the floorboards squeaking underneath him.
- She recommended getting carpets thoroughly cleaned and said polishing floorboards is also worthwhile.
- The entrance hall has painted floorboards, like those used throughout the house, and understairs storage.
- And anyway, aren't stripped floorboards all the rage?
- A floorboard creaked and she turned over to see what had made the noise.
- At the back of the dining room is a study with exposed varnished floorboards and built-in shelving units.
- I crept silently into the living room, wincing when a hardwood floorboard creaked under my weight.
- Internal features include pine floorboards, patio doors and a stone fireplace.
- I lifted the loose floorboard and took out a small white pebble.
- Oriental rugs over large antique pine floorboards soften and warm each space.
- The original stained timber floorboards are retained and there is a cast iron fireplace.
- I then walk towards her bed and stop dead in my tracks the moment the floorboards squeak.
- She began to sneak towards Rosette's bedroom; avoiding the few creaky floorboards like the plague.
- As I started to creep away, a floorboard squeaked.
- The interconnecting dining room and living room retain their original varnished floorboards.
- They stayed absolutely still, but somehow managed to make those obnoxious floorboards creak.
- More specifically, there is a whole colony of mice, living under the floorboards in my bedroom.
- Here wide varnished floorboards are set against rich yellow walls, more ornate plasterwork and a large cast-iron fireplace.
- As in the remainder of the house, there are original stained black oak floorboards.
2USMotor Vehiclessuelo masculinepiso masculine Latin Americato have the accelerator down to the floorboards — tener pisado el acelerador a fondo
- She gazed at the floorboard of the car confused and light-hearted with Sade's annoying company.
- Along with the seat adapters, the division added steel plating on the truck's sides, floorboard, tailgate and doors.
- Without warning, I lost the grip on the metal bar in front of me that was affixed down onto the floorboard of the car.
- Quickly he grabbed an old brown paper lunch sack from the back floorboards of his car.
- Still, happy and optimistic, they poured a ceremonial splash of rum on the car's floorboard for good fortune, and lurched away.
- I was driving last night, and when I went to brake, I had to practically shove the brake pedal into the floorboard to make the car stop.
- Bryan opened the car door and stood one foot on the floorboard; all the better to get away from this situation if he could.
- For the most part, it's three-plus hours trying to mash the accelerator pedal through the floorboard.
- He reached back into the car and pulled his bag off the floorboard.
- I turned the car off and looked at the floorboard, ashamed.
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