In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.2(for gardening)horca femininebieldo masculinehorqueta feminine
2.1(in road, river)bifurcación feminineto take the left/right fork — tomar el desvío a la izquierda/derecha
2.2(in tree)horqueta feminine
2.3(on bicycle)horquilla feminine
- After a short time, they came across a bend in the dirt street, where two paths forked out.
- He repeated this three times and pointed to the sky, which began to resound with thunder, huge ominous dark clouds started to gather, lightning forked once or twice.
- Conversely, the trail intersections homeward-bound ants encounter have branches that fork at a sharp angle and a gentle one.
- The land was a desert around him, but just beyond the reach of his fingertips, lightning forked from air to ground in continuous strikes.
- The path behind them forked off; a small hillock just a short hundred metres away.
- You use anything you can, think on your feet, and talk in a way that's often very ambiguous, although it sounds very specific, and allows you to fork off in different directions.
- The road had forked shortly beyond the rest stop.
- They continued down the path until it forked off into two paths, one going right, and the other going left.
- The hallway was very plain, stretching for about twenty or thirty yards forwards before it forked into two separate hallways.
- The stem is cast as a slender tree branch, one end forking into two tines; the spoon end is applied, shaped as a mussel shell with a gilt interior.
- Frequent bolts of lightning forked through the sky, lighting up her surroundings with an eerie brightness.
- Lightning forked down from the sky, and thunder roared in sympathy moments later, adding to the hellish scene.
- The road forked and turned dangerously several times.
- Manchester was a meeting and dividing point of Roman roads, forking at the site of the present cathedral and progressing through Radcliffe to Ribchester, while another road crossed Blackstone to Ilkley.
- How does such a philosophy of life differ from the theory of multiple realities and infinitely forking paths?
- Narrow dirt paths forked from the stairs, leading to even denser rows of crosses amongst soft weeds.
- However, when he came near a road that forked in three directions, the people Iokaste had described came in a colt-drawn carriage and tried to get him off the road and shoved him.
- He scampered into the shaft and continued for some hundred yards until the path abruptly forked once more.
- As the gates started to open, Wilton could see a trail of light leading in through them, up the driveway, and in behind a large sign at the place where the road forked.
- Sometimes the lightening forked across the sky like a crack in the dark firmament.
2(turn)to fork (to the) right/left — desviarse a la derecha/izquierda
1(food) levantar con el tenedor
- It was forked onto the dray, walked down to pack it, the sides were raked neatly and then it was tied down with ropes and nets.
- She swallowed, carefully averting her eyes as she forked a small amount of the spaghetti onto her plate, taking her time as she did so.
- In a typical gesture of sibling acceptance, Hoss leaned over and forked Adam's untouched ham onto his own plate.
- One of the main features of the day was the steam threshing which involved forking the stooks into the steam-powered conveyor belt.
- They bring the steaks out on a silver platter and fork them onto your plate.
- Let the couscous plump up for 15 minutes, then fork it through to separate the grains.
- Then, in the spring, apply a general-purpose fertiliser, such as Growmore, and lightly fork it in.
- I cast my eyes down and begin desperately forking the salad.
- ‘Here, let me,’ he said, forking a few sausages and putting them on her plate.
- After a crash course on dining with élan and forking food with flair, the surprise test came on china piled high with tricky-to-eat broccoli, sprouts and small sautéed potatoes.
- The soil was forked over, hoed and then riddled to remove larger stones and other debris.
- He deliberately forked a bite of food from his companion's plate, ate it.
- Gabe walks outside and heads for the barn where he finds Stuart and Nick hard at work forking new hay for the animals' beds.
- This morning I lifted the last of our parsnips, so that I could fork some well-rotted manure into the raised beds in preparation for this year's sowing.
- Efforts were intensified in the summer battle against canal moss, and more men and equipment were brought in to fork it out of the canals and into dump trucks.
- ‘Here, have some sausages,’ Jack said quietly, forking a number out of the frying pan onto his plate.
- Justin smiled with a slight incline of his head as he forked a bite of the blueberry pie.
- The hay was forked into the hayshed, when the pile got so high; someone had to go up and ‘tramp’ it and throw it to the back of the hayshed.
- Russ rolled his eyes as he forked some bland food into his mouth.
- At least sardines are tiny and slippery and you can usually fork them through the tiny opening.
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