In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1she's always well to the fore in any discussion of the subject — siempre ocupa un lugar preponderante en cualquier debate sobre el tema
1de proathe fore part of the ship — la proa del barco
- Suddenly, the red glare that filled the bridge of the Red Warrior disappeared; eyes were wide and jaws were hanging open as the crew gazed out the fore view ports.
- Mom and Dad pedaled aft while my brother, Kevin, and I perched on the fore seats, entrusted with the task of steering.
- The Lady of Dreams slowed to a crawl, and the fore section split apart down a seam in the middle that ended where the huge smiley-face began.
- Lightning and thunder spooked the horses more than we had anticipated, and though we tried to retain control of the animals, they bolted, the three of us gripping the fore ridge of our saddles as the horses raced on and on.
- He wasn't authorized to do so, but he had installed a pair of Laser Canons on his fore stern.
- The nose radome is slightly flattened at the fore section and has a horizontal edge to optimise the aircraft's anti-spin characteristics.
- When there were none I opened the bottle and poured a small amount upon the comb and began to comb it through the fore pieces of her hair.
- Accuracy went north after the fore stock slightly warped away from the barrel, essentially free-floating it.
- He found the fore hatch off and also the lazarett hatch off with a great deal of water between decks.
- A valve member is provided at a fore end of the movable part.
- Surveys at Discovery Bay showed that Diadema reappeared on the shallow fore reef after 1996, accompanied by drastically reduced macroalgal cover.
- His Mare's Leg sure looked deadly hung on a hook on his belt by the saddle ring while the fore end snapped into a spring clip on his leg.
- This conclusion is supported by the morphology of the fore and hind limbs which are difficult to interpret as load-bearing structures; rather, they appear to be designed for swimming.
- For all parents and offspring we therefore measured left and right wing length and width and hind, mid, and fore tibia length.
- The wood on this commemorative is exceptionally well-figured walnut with both the fore end and grip area nicely checkered.
- If Crosman has made any changes to this thing in 20 years, I think it was limited to replacing the crummy wood grip and fore end with crummy-looking wood-grain plastic.
- Upon him sitting down, the chair slowly began to turn in a half-circle, until the entire fore half of the bridge was visible.
- Curious, the Bard then climbed within and settled into the seat behind a wooden wheel attached to a shaft sprouting from the fore end of the cabin.
- He worked with the buckeye butterfly, which has bold bull's-eye spots on its fore and hind wings.
- The shooting hand holds the rifle above the pistol grip and the fore end of the stock is cradled in the crook of the left arm.
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