In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(hurried)a flying visit — una visita relámpago
- A Bald Eagle called Alaska swooped in on a flying visit and certainly attracted plenty of attention among the surprised shoppers on O'Connell Street.
- Admittedly Houllier made a flying visit to Liverpool's Melwood training ground last week to rally the troops before being sent packing for more rest by his doctors.
- This unexpected visitor began to arrive at Mary Forde's home last week and after a flying visit in and out has now decided to set up home permanently.
- If you don't mind putting in the leg work and feeling you could dedicate your life to wandering around it, Rome rewards pilgrims and sightseers alike - even those on a flying visit.
- I'd been inside once before on a flying visit, and this was the first time I'd been in since when the weather was decent and the lighting made it worthwhile to take photos.
- 11.20 am: The surgeon makes a flying visit to the Australian Orthopoedic Association conference.
- I shall never forget that first flying visit to Dresden.
- A flying visit from Graham's parents didn't help.
- Mr Geoffrey John paid a flying visit to Orkney to find out more about the county's food and drink businesses and went away ‘tremendously impressed’ by what he saw.
- ‘It was the thing that made the movie,’ admits LaBute, on a flying visit to London from the Deauville Film Festival in France.
- My parents made a flying visit and I'm working lots.
- The Irish Lights vessel ‘Granuaile’ paid a flying visit to the bay earlier in the week to service the Blackrock Lighthouse.
- As the water levels subsided, the Duke of York made a flying visit to the flood zone, which extended to Stamford Bridge over the border in the East Riding and beyond to Elvington, near York.
- Having put her portrait skills at the disposal of 70 tourists, Una, who studied at Limerick College of Art, paid a flying visit to Killarney.
- Devonport Naval Base played host to Jimmy ‘the Whirlwind’ White when the snooker ace made a flying visit to Plymouth.
- Despite her setback, Eve still enjoyed her flying visit to New York.
- Earlier this month the Duke made a flying visit to the Far East in his role as special representative for international investment and trade and is believed to have met the woman again.
- Aughagower Community Centre will receive one of its most popular visitors on Tuesday, December 17th when Santa makes a flying visit to the area.
- Matt Williams is on a flying visit to Edinburgh to sort out fine details of his new posting: meeting with finance people, marketing staff and various administrators.
- On Saturday, on his return from his brief and much publicised flying visit home to England, he repeated the message to a higher authority.
2(debris/glass) que vuela (por los aires)she took a flying leap and crossed it — tomó impulso y lo cruzó de un salto
- a flying tackle — un placaje en el aire
- The primary risks in these injuries are being caught in the machine or being struck by flying objects.
- Several hostages were injured by flying glass.
- The other factor niggling away at me was the fact that a year before a tourist had been killed by a flying rock the size of a bus!
- Up to 100 people are injured - mostly from flying glass.
- Many had cuts to their face from flying glass, others with broken bones, many more were suffering from shock.
- The close-quarter action photography with gristle and bone is spliced with dizzy shots of flying masonry launched by ginormous trebuchets.
- Others, including women, were punched, kicked and hit by flying bottles during the incident at the park in July last year.
- A total of 31 soldiers were wounded, mostly by debris and flying glass.
- Residents said at least five civilians were also wounded by flying debris.
- When Carroll rejoined, the track had gone off and it took a couple of tours before the flying Irishman was able to put in another quick lap.
- Others dodge flying debris kicked up by fierce storm gusts.
- A couple of people suffered minor cuts from flying glass, but it was at the end of the night so there were not many people there.
- Manywere seen wearing bandages on their hands and faces after receiving cuts from the flying shards of glass.
- People can be badly hurt by flying glass, it can even be life-threatening.
- One person has already been injured by flying glass and had to be treated for cuts.
- He suffered cuts from flying glass from the blast.
- They escaped with minor injuries, thought to have been caused by flying glass.
- However, the Evening Press understands that a bystander on the pavement suffered a cut to his face caused by flying glass.
- She dodged the flying body and kicked Lars hard enough to crush his skull.
- Already we have a report of one man suffering leg injuries as a result of the flying glass and other debris.
1(as pilot)pilotaje masculine(time/lesson/hours) (before noun) de vuelo(jacket/helmet) de pilotothe history of flying — la historia de la aviación
- flying club — club de vuelo
- Its operations include recreational and commercial flying, training and instruction as well as some business travel.
- He loves flying; his brother is a professional pilot and Michael himself has a pilot's licence.
- Model aircraft flying is a training ground for serious pilots and the Lismore club has spawned a number of full time aviators.
- Without private flying in Namibia, the supply of Namibian commercial pilots will soon dry up and stop, he said.
- ‘For me and for most cadets, the first challenge of the training is solo flying,’ Tu said.
- There is an air field at the campus as well, started for military training and flying during World War II.
- Advanced warnings are normally issued to the public about exercises involving low flying so people do not become alarmed at sudden aircraft noises, particularly at night.
- There was no flying, of course, as the ramps, runways and aircraft were also ice covered.
- The best place to begin winter flying is in a warm hangar with your mechanic.
- Joe was a TWA pilot and Rick flew corporate aircraft so flying must be in the Barker family genes.
- It's no secret that one way to keep the hourly cost of flying under control is to own the airplane you fly.
- Other regulations are similar to those governing private flying in the West.
- No display flying could be performed on the weekend due to the wet weather.
- Then, when things went sour, they saved the day with an emergency evacuation by some incredibly skillful flying.
- Flying consumes a great deal of energy, and so, we reasoned, the energy demands of flying would compete with the energy needed to fuel the immune response.
- We've been talking about specific phobias, such as the fear of flying, heights or animals.
- This also includes such environments as deep sea diving, solo flying, and Antarctic overwintering.
- Cardholders will get free entry to certain sports clubs and discounts on activities such as ultralight flying, diving and climbing expeditions.
- None of us ever considered such flying to be unusual or hazardous, although of course it was.
- It is an intriguing and amusing read, drawing from the lighter side of private flying in the west of Ireland in the 1960's and 1970's.
2(as passenger)I like/hate flying — me gusta/odio viajar en avión
- fear of flying — miedo a volar / a viajar en avión
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