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(blush)a flush of anger brightened her cheeks — se puso roja de ira
- their words brought an embarrassed flush to his cheeks — sus palabras lo hicieron ruborizarse / sonrojarse (de vergüenza)
- the child had a feverish flush — el niño estaba colorado / rojo por la fiebre
- the first pink flush of dawn in the sky — el primer arrebol del alba en el cielo
- She was dressed in all black, as usual, and her pale skin had a slight flush to it, perhaps from efforts to catch up with Mary.
- He ran another hand through his hair to hide the flush of red he could feel coloring his cheeks.
- When I am near her, I can feel the heat, the flush in my skin.
- There was a flush to his tanned skin and his green eyes were unnaturally bright, but there was nothing to indicate the dull haze of alcohol.
- He looked at Jim, feeling the flush that reddened both cheeks.
- There is tenderness over the appendix, often accompanied by a slight fever, a facial flush, and a rapid pulse.
- He clutched at the light coverlet, pulling it with him as he sat up, a flush coloring his skin.
- A scarlet flush began at the base of the young officer's neck and moved up to the roots of his hair.
- Jennifer smiled at the way Scott blushed, the red flush working its way up from his neck to the top of his face.
- Ariel tried to control the embarrassed flush that rose in her cheeks.
- A tingling flush passed over her skin as she entered the field of light that the spell-form was casting up.
- Use cheek creams in peach, pink and berry colours to give yourself a healthy flush.
- The room's temperature seemed to escalate and a hot flush crept up her face; she was blushing.
- She gives a quick intake of breath, and a guilty flush colors her face.
- The only sign of exasperation was the slight flush to her cheeks.
- The grin widened, and a slight flush crept across his cheeks.
- Despite her flush of embarrassment at the small tradition, she grinned and ran down to them.
- She couldn't control her blush then; she couldn't contain the flush that rose in her cheeks as she remembered her earlier outburst.
- A flush colored her cheeks as she lowered her focus to the blank envelope.
- A flush warms her skin at the realization that she actually left the house wearing such an outfit.
1.2(of anger, passion)arrebato masculinein the first flush of success — con la euforia del triunfo
- in the first flush of youth — en la flor de la juventud
- hot flushes — bochornos
- A sudden flush of self-consciousness twitches at the ubiquitous teenage angst and she tugs at the frayed hem of her puffball skirt.
- Charlie felt a flush of joy and relief.
- They had only married two years ago, and Arthur still felt a quick flush of happy excitement whenever he thought of her.
- Kevin again felt the flush of pride to think that a fellow aficionado was so clearly impressed by his labour of love.
- ‘We got 171 people out,’ says Clive, with a justified flush of pride.
- He thought back to the flush of excitement that had driven him to propose at seventeen.
- She was talking to him with such patience that I felt a flush of pride.
- He was swept away by him and the flush of inspiration and excitement led to some of his religious masterpieces.
- Take whatever biochemical state people have in the initial flush of love.
- Althea felt a flush of rage, a man with such powerful magic was a thief!
- A flush of relief is coursing around my body and I am bear-hugging Penny's rucksack in front of me.
- Despite the flush of excitement, Brown didn't pay the $8,975 fee Granger sought that day.
- After a moment, though, it became clear to me that it was a flush of rage as well as embarrassment.
- I feel a flush of glee at having called out the president on national television, but the sensation is fleeting.
- Martina feels a flush of anger at the realization that her new car is about to disappear.
- He felt a flush of embarrassed panic.
- Holiday romances will be particularly energetic, but even long-term partners will experience a lusty flush of new love.
- I felt a small flush of pride though - I had been clean for months.
- Cynthia threw her arms around her husband's neck, in a flush of excitement and disbelief.
- What work I owed I postponed until it had to be churned out in a flush of rage over my being disturbed by it.
2.1(toilet mechanism)cisterna feminine
- Drinking water came from the sink in the toilet, the flush of which was operated by pulling a metal hanger in the cistern.
- Everyone is impressed by the flush on an aeroplane toilet.
- I am hopeless at fixing things but when the toilet flush goes wonky I can always tell exactly what is wrong even if I have to get a man in to do something about it.
- He cursed out of a regular habit as he pulled the flush down on the toilet.
- Pushing the flush down on the toilet, I stood up slowly.
2.2(action)we gave the pipe a flush with some boiling water — purgamos la cañería con agua caliente
- give the toilet another flush — jálale (a la cadena) otra vez
- But the latest flush toilets use only six litres per flush.
- But nearly 27 percent of the toilets surveyed in the Tucson area used more than 2.2 gallons per flush.
- They were silent for a moment to first hear gagging noises, then a flush of the toilet and then running of water.
- The standard household lavatory, we are told, uses 7.5 litres of water per flush.
- That's almost three flushes on the water-saving toilet we just had installed.
- The faint sounds of a toilet ending its flush filled Jim's ears, and he realized his sense of hearing was back to its ultra-sensitive level.
- The first toilets manufactured to this lower standard caused uproar among builders and homeowners alike because the toilets did not flush solids well, requiring multiple flushes and negating any water savings.
- Our largest water consumption (about 10 gallons per day) comes from toilet flushes.
- Moments later, a flush and water running from a tap were heard before the door was opened once more.
- This can result in several repeat flushes and, therefore, use more water.
- Older toilets, made prior to the 1994 law, use as much as 3.5 to 5 gallons per flush.
- For example in most States and Territories all new homes must be fitted with dual flush toilets, using 6 or 3 litres per flush.
- The latest pressure assisted toilets using under two litres per flush are even more effective.
- On the other hand, some low-flow toilets require two flushes to get the job done anyway.
- Federal regulations require modern toilets to function on 1.6 gallons per flush or less.
- This same amount of water equals 66 flushes per day with old, 20-litre toilets, suggesting that toilets may not be the most important focus for water conservation.
- One flush consumes as much water as the average person in Africa uses for a whole day's drinking, cooking and cleaning.
1.1to flush the toilet — tirar de la cadena
- to flush sth down the toilet / away — tirar algo al / echar algo por el wáter
- Use an over-the-counter nasal saline spray, or flush your nostrils with warm salt water.
- If there is a blockage, try to get most of it out and then flush with a garden hose.
- An aluminum foil collar on the rim of the pot and flushing the soil occasionally with heavy watering will prevent this problem.
- Chemicals in eye: lie patient on back keep the eye open, and flush the eye with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
- Imagine, we use two gallons of quality drinking water every time we flush the toilet.
- Then flush the toilet to drain off the water in the basin.
- Toilets could not be flushed during the water crisis.
- To avoid accumulation of nutrients in the growth media, the sand was flushed once every week with water.
- In case you lose power, you will still have water to flush toilets or wash up.
- When you flush the toilet, the cistern refills by pumping the water through the tap on top of the toilet, so you can wash your hands as it refills.
- He flushed the toilet and washed his mouth in the sink.
- In case of contact immediately flush eyes or skin with plenty of water.
- Recycled rainwater will be used to flush the toilets and water the gardens.
- The crisis was so grave that no baths were allowed and toilets were only flushed when essential.
- Trays were drained and pots flushed with tap water at fortnightly intervals.
- I then flushed the toilet and left the stall.
- The drains have now been flushed out and the water supply has returned to normal.
- By 315 AD, it is said that Rome as a city had 144 public toilets which were flushed clean by running water.
- More than half of all domestic water is used to flush toilets and water gardens.
- Members of the Castle Point Bowls Club have been having to make do with a pavilion that is ‘falling apart’ and a centre where the women's toilet has to be flushed with buckets of water.
2(drive out)(person/criminal) hacer salir(game) levantar
- In an effort the flush the men out, the army has been blaring loudspeakers, firing stun grenades and firing bullets into the air.
- "They're still flushing out foxes, which is hunting.
- This measure will help flush out the most grasping seniors.
- Nest revisits were minimized to reduce disturbance, and incubating females were not purposely flushed from nests.
- A pickup truck was circling the pond, which flushed some birds out of the reeds and into the open water.
- We'd be out in the fields trying to flush pheasants, and flocks of migrating blackbirds would appear.
- Since they could see my tiny movements through the window, I flushed the quail from time to time into the bushes on the other side of the yard.
- Officers were forced to cut the string off with a knife, specifically designed for such incidents, after flushing the sea lion out of hiding.
- Provisions in the Protection of Wild Mammals Act 2002 allowed for the use of dogs to flush foxes from cover for marksmen to shoot as a means of pest control.
- Females also were flushed from nests periodically to check nest contents.
- Again, there is not very much wrong with that - the police have primacy to enforce the law while the army, backed by the air force, flush the guerrillas out into the open.
- Workers avoided flushing birds during the laying period, when abandonment might be induced.
- An army of beaters will drive the birds into the skies, tacking across the hillside, flushing the grouse out of their cover and into the air for the waiting guns.
- The forces tried to flush them out by flooding the mains, but the resisters managed to stop the water supply.
- After dividing into smaller groups, the poachers set fires to flush out animals, then shoot them and smoke the meat.
- Under the ban, hunters are allowed to use dogs to flush foxes from their hiding places, but they are not supposed to use dogs to actively search for foxes.
- Before sunrise, we approached the colony and flushed the birds into the nets.
- However, hunting has been allowed to continue in Scotland due to a clause that allows huntsmen to use hounds to flush foxes hiding in woodlands out into the open.
- I have risked life and limb sauntering through snake-infested grasslands hoping to flush a quail.
- The dogs made killings, but also flushed the foxes out of their woodland hide-aways and dispersed them into other areas.
- After being run to ground by hounds the fox was flushed out of its earth by a terrier and shot.
- Careful arrangements were made to flush him out of his hiding place.
- Falconry is not outlawed and in that sport you use dogs to flush prey to your bird.
- Beaters gain regular employment to flush the birds towards the waiting guns, who as well as paying handsomely for their sport, patronise local hotels, restaurants and shops.
- One theory has it that the military did not surround and arrest them but instead flushed them out of the bush to run for cover and to disband and disperse.
- While cow herders set fires to produce new pastureland, hunters and cattle rustlers start fires to flush out game or to cover their tracks.
3(redden)the effort had flushed his cheeks — tenía las mejillas coloradas / estaba rojo por el esfuerzo
- the evening sun flushed the sky a delicate pink — el sol del atardecer tiñó el cielo de un rosa pálido
1(toilet) funcionarthe toilet won't flush — la cisterna no funciona
2(blush)(person/face) enrojecer(person/face) ponerse rojo(face/person) ruborizarse(face/person) sonrojarse(person/face) ponerse coloradoher cheeks flushed crimson — sus mejillas se encendieron
- The man's face flushed slightly with anger.
- Her skin reacted to the small touches, goose bumps jittering across her flesh as her face flushed hot.
- The manager's face flushed, and he interrupted, ‘My wife is from Grand Rapids!’
- Dinah's skin flushed hotly at Kelly's words.
- My face feels really flushed and hot from the central heating, and I'm mainly thinking about that.
- Legs still wobbly and face flushed, I went back to set and told S what I'd done.
- Jude's skin flushed hotly at her sudden embrace.
- Cael could feel his face flushed with the fever, sweat beading on his forehead, his body shaking with chills.
- He chortled slightly, and Halle could almost picture his face flushing with pleasure at someone actually saying his name properly, not butchering it with insipid nicknames.
- For the first time, Elle flushed under his gaze.
- My eyes probably went wide because I felt my cheeks flush with embarrassment.
- Her face flushed to pink, as tears trickled down her cheeks.
- She subconsciously hid her feet underneath her bookbag and her little face became flushed.
- His face flushed slightly with remembered anger for a moment, then he shook it off.
- Although my face looked flushed, I was able to reapply my make-up and go out that evening.
- The servant girl looks at the ground, her cheeks flushing with embarrassment.
- I immediately freeze and turn around, my face flushing with heat, feeling like I've just been caught red-handed, although caught at what I'm not sure.
- In the evening you can see locals strolling down the street in their cotton robes and wooden slippers, returning home with faces flushed from their hot dips.
- Gabrielle felt a pleasant feeling deep in her gut when his face flushed lightly in embarrassment.
- Perry's cheeks flushed slightly pink, and he followed Jake onto the bus, shutting the door.
1(level)(column/margin) alineadoa flush door — una puerta lisa
- the table is flush with the cabinet — la mesa está alineada con el armario
- the mirror is fitted so as to be flush with the wall — el espejo está empotrado para que no sobresalga de la pared
- flush against the wall — pegado a la pared
- The forearm is nicely rounded and the use of a flush fitting, six-round, metal magazine keeps the bottom line clean and uncluttered.
- Cut each piece for a snug fit, and install them so that the top of the riser is exactly flush with the top of the stringer notch.
- I used regular wood screws and countersunk them in the PVC to allow a flush surface.
- The putter should be flush against the ground, with the arms and stance comfortable in relation to the position of the ball.
- Second, center the entire page on the screen instead of having it flush left.
- After rotating the water block so it was flush everything started working fine.
- Slowly take one or two steps forward, keeping your entire upper-back and shoulder area flush against the wall.
- The lining caused the turret hatches to be thicker and no longer flush with the turret surface.
- Cut the risers so that the heads of the sprinklers are flush with the ground.
- Left alignment ensures all text is flush with left margin and ragged on the right margin.
- So make sure that screws are perfectly flush with the surface or use wood plugs.
- Their door is flush with the ground, so I busted out a window and stuck it in there.
- Computer applications like Microsoft Word have us trained that PC-screen content is always flush left?
- A clerestory on either side, and a flush panoramic window extend across the full width of the facade which faces across a valley.
- The tire's tilt so it can be flush with the track surface.
- Then trim the drawer fronts with a saw so the ends are flush with the drawer sides.
- Office cladding is designed as a vented, triple-glazed flush facade.
- The excess length of bolt will be cut off for a flush finish.
- All text is flush left unless otherwise indicated, with ½ inch indent on first line of paragraph.
- I'd prefer it looked like this, with a flush left margin.
- The 1.8-litre turbo has contemporary flush headlights and beefed-up haunches, the oval mouth replaced by a cheeky smile.
- A hospital track that is flush with the ceiling tile controls the shower curtain.
- To even out the slight irregularities in masonry or old plaster, it is likely you will need some shim material to get the furring surfaces flush with each other.
2informal(having money)to be flush — andar bien de dinero
- A lot of the projects were started when money was flush.
- The first photograph is flush with lush colour, bluest skies and a verdant forest pathway.
- Those qualities are on full display again with Leaders Of The Free World, a record flush with urgent emotion and musical dexterity.
- However, it is frustrating that we did our best to stop these benefits - and I offered to repay it in full when I was flush with cash last year, only to be knocked back!
- Did the young man, suddenly flush with success, bury his money in tomato cans in his back yard?
- So, flush with cash from the power plant sales and the securitization, Judge went shopping.
- Those who were a little more flush with cash might have been able to invest in a burger and carton of chips before thumbing their way home.
- So, flush with cash, private-equity funds are swarming over Tinseltown.
- And at that time did he seem to be quite flush with cash?
- The port and claret were laid down in happier times, when cash was flush and planning for the future mattered.
- Suppliers have their own shareholders to consider and few of them are flush with cash these days.
- Our primary schools are already flush with funds, our universities are up to the mark with Western universities.
- The Government is so flush with cash that it cancelled the 2005 January bond tender.
- They have a great deal with Nike and other sponsorship dollars are flush despite what happened in Germany last year.
- The Web has always been flush with counterculture independents willing to break rules that aren't working anyway.
- That leaves the team flush with cash, which it should be more than willing to spend in the event.
- Conversely, extremist right-wing political groups tend to find their greatest groundswells of support in areas not too flush with cash.
- Finally we find a machine flush with cash and in a few minutes we pull up outside my flat.
- The irony is that hard-up Paddy's is flush with character, while the ersatz grandeur of malls and the like offer a poorer shopping experience by far.
- Don't rush to hire when sales turn strong and cash is flush.
- When money's flush, hiring help isn't a bad thing.
1(in cards)flor feminineroyal/straight flush — escalera real/de color feminine
- What do you suppose your odds are of being dealt a flush on your first five cards?
- Chances are good that the trips will be beat by a full house, a flush, or a straight.
- When comparing flushes, the highest card is compared first, then if these are equal the middle card, and finally if necessary the lowest.
- As with flushes, these rank according to the highest card; if the highest cards of two hands are equal the second highest cards are compared, and if these are equal too then the third highest.
- He said that any fool could bet on a busted flush in poker, or swear that black is white, but that isn't a classic lie.
- As between two flushes, the one containing the highest ranking card wins, with cards of subsequent ranks determining the hands if the highest cards tie.
- If unpaired, his two high cards were suited or sequenced and could lead to a flush or straight.
- Heartless men, dashing knights of the keyboard, arranged their cards into pairs and flushes and whatever else was necessary to rob a rube - me - of his next week's paycheck.
- Some players do not count straights or flushes at all in this game.
- Four card flushes do not count in Table Top Cribbage.
- The scoring is the same as for the players' hands except that a flush in the crib only scores if all four crib cards and the start card are of the same suit.
- Most of the contracts are made up of sets and runs as usual, but contract 8 requires a 7 card flush.
- When comparing two flushes, the highest card determines which is higher.
- Three flushes: the back and middle hands are flushes, and the front hand is a three-card flush (three cards of one suit).
- Thus it would seem that KQ royal should appear higher in our strategy table than the 3-card flush with two high cards.
- If the start card is the same suit as well, the flush is worth 4 points.
- If one player has a straight, we can't beat that for high, but presumably some of the other players are drawing live to flushes or full houses or bigger straights.
- This rule says that a running flush in which the top card is higher in rank than a Prial will beat the Prial.
- One problem with this is that six-card flushes and straights are much rarer than five-card ones.
- Between two flushes in the same suit, the one with the higher top card is better.
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