In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(broken piece)fragmento masculinetrozo masculine
- Besides ruins of wooden buildings, archeologists have found fragments of ceramic pottery.
- Excavations revealed a large concrete and brick foundation with a number of fragments of old laboratory equipment.
- It was there that rescue workers combed the debris with rakes, painstakingly searching for the tiniest fragments of human remains.
- The Museum contains a collection of over 2000 meteorite fragments found all over the world.
- No findings of any archaeological significance have been made to date, except some fragments of broken pottery and glass.
- Scattered all about it there are fragments of broken shells to tell the tale of careful hunting.
- A break came in 2003 when a team returned to the hill and recovered several fragments of teeth and bone.
- After a fracture, the broken fragments of bone usually separate to some degree.
- Even today visitors can scour the area and come up with fragments of dinosaur eggshell or fossilized bone shards of Protoceratops.
- I noted how its curved edges were constructed from broken fragments of tiles.
- These images help your dentist to see if there are any broken roots under the gum, or fragments of tooth stuck in your lip or tongue.
- The only other known Ice Age figurative art in Britain consists of a few engravings on fragments of animal bone, also found at Creswell Crags.
- Analysis of fragments of virus from preserved lung tissue samples suggest that it jumped to the human population from pigs.
- He added more coins to the handkerchief and started a separate pile containing of fragments of the jug.
- In support of the inside explosion theory the insurers rely in particular on the fact that no large fragments of plating were found in the engine room.
- Every fact is valuable, like a fragment of pottery to an archaeologist.
- Detectives also found about 130 fragments of steel shrapnel lying around the blast scene.
- She threw it in to the garbage pile where the broken fragments of the instruments had been piled together.
2(small part)fragmento masculine
- Diagrams of spheres and collaged textural elements are part of a surface crowded with fragments.
- Perhaps it's best that we only remember fragments; the full story would be too much to live with every day.
- Participants will be given fragments of a message as they move on the grid according to pre-generated patterns.
- She's still trying to piece together the fragments of other people's memories.
- From the many fragments that remain of her poetry, I have chosen those that best reflect something of this beauty.
- There, I just shared a fragment of my unfortunate life in front of strangers.
- I'd given them the pieces, the fragments of knowledge, and they'd put them together to build that.
- Then you notice, down at the bottom and off to the side, a fragment of a temporary wooden fence, broken and collapsing.
- Remember: what you see here is a tiny fragment of people's lives, the portion they choose to share, and it's often very different to the full picture.
- I asked him how he managed to evoke such realism in his neolithic and bronze age settings even down to fragments of lost languages.
- Open-ended narratives are pieced together from fragments of description and overheard conversations.
- They're my particular way of writing my autobiography, the fragments of my day which make up an impression of my state of mind in a particular place.
- I like fragments of writing and particularly enjoyed this piece.
- The arguments of both are based on the fragment of an ancient text, preserved by accident in a remote province.
- In her scrolls, fragments of words are combined with fragments of images, so that the idea of a single reading or truth is scorned.
- Most of the costumes are fragments rather then complete outfits.
- I think they are likely to lead to conflicts between fragments and fractions within ruling corporate elites.
- Back in Texas's room, she and Katie were trying to piece together the fragments of the night before.
- He just kept shivering and muttering incoherent fragments of distorted English.
- It was composed of remnants, fragments, collages, woven together delicately with words.
1(china/rock/glass) hacerse añicos(rock/china/glass) hacerse pedazos(rock/glass/china) romperse(society/political party/group) fragmentarse
- As the money-hungry youngsters fight to claim an early inheritance, Penelope embarks on a journey of peace and order to save the family that is fragmenting about her.
- It's fragmenting, the new technologies are changing how information is handled the pace is relentless, and allegations of bias are political weapons.
- Television still has a fragmenting nature about it in Canada due to bilingualism and more recently in specialty channels which cater to our multicultural population.
- And there is no documentary evidence that we will improve the quality of Government by fragmenting it and scattering it across the countryside, he said.
- Following Hammurabi's death in 1750 B.C., the old pattern emerged once again of Mesopotamian empires fragmenting after the passing of their founders.
- What this beast of crime is doing to us is further fragmenting the fabric of our society.
- TV still grabs the largest share of budgets but, as more homes turn multi-channel, TV audiences are fragmenting and marketers are seeking other ways to reach them.
- Rather than fragmenting the book, however, these somewhat chronological chapters are passages, giving definition for and direction to the migration.
- Well probably not by itself, but it is part of a change in media consumption that we need to keep an eye on, because the media environment and the way that people can consume media is fragmenting rapidly.
- In a society that seems to be fragmenting even as we watch, the kind of community spirit you find in clubs like this is priceless.
- Charles' great empire collapsed steadily, fragmenting into dozens of pieces.
- What impression can voters have of a party that is fragmenting and apparently collapsing?
- At worst, they could exacerbate it: by further fragmenting England's teaching workforce and by promoting low professional expectations.
- However, the highly fragmented nature of the industry will cap the prices that operators can charge.
- When each failed to win control of the central state, the locus of conflict shifted to major strategic resources such as cities and ports, fragmenting the clan alliances.
- The fact that air traffic control is fragmented is resulting in flight delays all over Europe.
- In an age where media is fragmenting, becoming more specialised, a station with as broad a remit and geographic reach as Radio Scotland increasingly looks like an anachronism.
- Other issues included a lack of tendering and contract law and fragmented control of projects.
- Roads are a major force in fragmenting the habitats of plants and animals.
- Regarding the long term scheme, she warned of the danger of fragmenting the site which could be ‘a disadvantage to any overall vision’.
1(rock/glass/china) hacer añicos(china/rock/glass) hacer pedazos(political party/society) fragmentar
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