In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(walkway)feminine pasarelafeminine pasarelagangway! — ¡abran paso!
- On a customary tropical Hawaiian day, personnel mustered on the gangway and were whisked away to the Arizona Memorial.
- Dozens of people were on the gangway to board the ship when the passageway collapsed, according to the rescue workers.
- Crew on board the CSL Yarra have been denied food and other supplies by the ship's owners as the stand-off at Port Pirie enters its third day with ship workers refusing to lower the gangway.
- Instead he found himself running down a ship's gangway, helping troops prepare for the biggest invasion in military history.
- When CMDR Leggatt crossed the gangway for the last time, there was no piping party or salutes, but there was a final send-off.
- In all, 176 passengers were escorted off the Mississippi Belle II without incident over a gangway rigged up from the shore, officials said.
- He and the delegates went up the gangway of 19 ships in the ports of Cairns and Townsville to check pay and conditions.
- The ocean swell separates gangway from platform at times by several meters and we must jump when ordered.
- Each child left the ship with a signed certificate and a goody-bag of sweets, chocolates, a drink and a Royal Navy hat - although most of the food was eaten before they got near the gangway.
- Shaped like the letter Y, the main bridge is curved, with a secondary gangway linked to the quayside a short distance away.
- In one case, he said, a gangway was built to take pupils to a dining area.
- On 2 July 1994 a 6-year-old boy fell off a gangway leading to a viewing platform on a New Zealand Rail train.
- However, the metal gangway which joined ship to shore was badly damaged and cadets have been busy repairing it.
- The ship's company, resplendent in white, marched onboard and cheered ship, before CMDR Sammut was piped across the gangway for the first time.
- That was not an employee/employer case, but the plaintiff was injured on the gangway of a ship.
- As they dig amid the rubble, recovery workers are uncovering corridors and gangways that lead to the cavernous vaults below.
- The VIPS came ashore and the gangway was removed.
- The connecting bus took us up into Terminal One and within 10 minutes I was on the gangway of the Heathrow Express.
- He attempted to board the vessel by jumping from the quayside as a gangway was not rigged, but fell into the water.
- There is another level below however which gives the public access to walk across metal gangways right through the engine room.
- They both stood at the rail as the gangway was eventually raised and the ship was nudged out of its berth.
- As the ship's company, in their summer whites, descended the gangway in single file, a roar of jubilation filled the air.
- Many sailors ran down the gangway Friday, carrying roses for their loved ones waiting on the fogbound shore.
- Local interest was further evident when the ship opened her gangway to the public.
- Because shadows on the riverbed can disrupt underwater ecology, the gangways and above-surface portions of the pool wall may be made of Plexiglas.
- Asked by Navy News if a sailor on Christmas Island now was to approach his ship, would he find a Naval police coxswain at the foot of the gangway waiting to check his bag?
2British(between rows of seats)pasillo masculine
- We got talking when she was sitting in the gangway of the crowded train next to my seat and she was writing an essay.
- He was the man who sometimes got ahead of me in the Covent Garden gallery queue and took over what I thought of as my seat on the centre gangway of the front row.
- At the end of the day we have got to be mindful of passenger safety, and we can't allow buggies to block gangways.
- Many of the criteria are very specific, with the number and size of safety barriers and the length and width of gangways having to comply with set standards.
- I've tried coming in through both doors and can't see a gangway wide enough to get through.
- Hundreds of fans are seen standing and some are blocking the gangways, others are gesticulating at opposing fans.
- It was clear that something was wrong with him when, at the stroke of half-time in a match earlier this year, he didn't leap from his seat and race up the gangway for the interval tuck.
- And he might have made it too, if it wasn't for the little old lady blocking the gangway, trying to get her case onto the luggage rack.
- They didn't take any of the available seats downstairs, yet they didn't obstruct the gangway by huddling in the aisle.
- He had to sit in the gangway until the train reached Bath.
- It's easier to go down the aisles and along the gangways to get to where you want to go.
- It was one of those days when that line about the House of Commons being the place where your opponents sit across the gangway but your enemies sit next to you seemed particularly apt.
- The action takes place on an express train and a special set giving the impression of interior coaches was erected in the gangway of the theatre, with the audience seated on either side.
- A woman conductor does have limitations when having to move through the gangway of a crowded bus during peak hours.
- By late 1945, when I was transferred to the North Atlantic route, the Liberator had elementary heating and two rows of seats with a central gangway, but still no steward.
- And, like most London gigs, it gets sold out over-capacity - that place was dangerously packed tonight, with gangways crowded with punters.
- The bus company sent free journey vouchers, but defended its stance on keeping gangways free in case of emergencies.
- He said: ‘Everyone was brilliant and it just shows how important it is to keep the gangways clear.’
- Mac relaxed his jaw then nodded toward the exit and led the way out and down the gangway to the main corridor.
- None of which saved me from a hand down my trousers after I was hauled aside for a random check on the gangway leading to the aircraft.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.