In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(carriage)calesín masculinecalesa feminine
- The doctor persisted with the cantankerous little car, but admitted that if he had an urgent medical case to visit he would take a horse drawn gig rather than risk a break down.
- On one occasion the Archdeacon conducted a service on the verandah and the neighbours arrived for this in gigs, on horseback and in cars.
- Luckily for him, her carriage was an open gig, and she had no trouble hearing him above the crickets and the wind.
- The four horse drawn gigs will be in Dungarvan on July 9 and travelling from Cappoquin to Fermoy on July 10.
- During the war we had a gig with a cart horse and used to bowl along around the north-west end of town - great transport when petrol was rationed.
1(jazz, rock concert)concierto masculineto do / play a gig — dar un concierto
- Imagine being a successful Jazz musician playing gigs on the road, performing in the Big Apple's coolest clubs and even under the stage lights of Broadway.
- This is a unique gig and tickets will no doubt sell out fast.
- After I get writing gigs, I try to take care of them as soon as I can.
- While she works as an ESL teacher, she is getting closer to making writing her full-time gig.
- A gig is a gig if it's in front of 60 people or 6,000 people.
- Why not roll up your sleeves and snap up those lucrative implementation gigs?
- She is jetting about all over the place, flitting between jazz gigs, gospel recitals, disco dates and dance shows.
- Anyway, with my current search for freelancing gigs I was thinking about how much a freelancer needs to charge per day to equal certain full-time salaries.
- With sell-out gigs of their own and festival appearances, this year must have worked out better than they could have hoped for.
- Feature writing is the easiest gig in the business, if you ask me.
- This job is in addition to his semi-regular gig writing record and concert reviews for the local weekly, the Other Paper.
- I'd venture into London, and my dad would take me to a rock gig or a jazz gig.
- Anna originally turned down the writing gig but reconsidered after learning that some people had the wrong impression of her.
- As someone in the audience told me, it was light years away from their previous gigs.
- It was last year that the boys played all-out big gigs in front of sell-out crowds.
- A music-making course at Wiltshire Music Centre gave youngsters the chance to perform a live gig.
- This not-to-be-missed gig on November 6 at 8.30 pm is a welcome highlight for all fans of traditional music and live gigs.
- She had retreated to the island after a fast and furious year of travel and gigs.
- At this point, I can't think of a job I'd like more than a writing gig.
- In any event, it couldn't have helped me, and I continue to pay the rent with menial office work and a few freelance writing gigs.
- They started the band and became more popular with their live gigs.
- For a start, when was the last time you saw a Spanish guitar at a hip-hop gig?
- He now does regular gigs for writing groups in Fleetwood.
- Last year, I was living in Chicago and looking for a third job to supplement my freelance writing and catering gigs.
- At the end of the gig, when the lights came back on, the people who'd been standing next to us turned to us and said how nice it was to see people really getting into the music.
- That might be an even tougher assignment than his international gig.
- Tickets are $25 and being a one-off gig they will sell fast.
- We're so big now that I just kind of get ferried to gigs and told to play.
- It is worth remembering, though, that this was a debut gig, and mistakes can be fine tuned with time.
- I had been walking home from a babysitting gig at my friend Rosaline's house when he nearly ran me down.
- With more practice, a few bigger gigs and an active dance floor, there is potential.
- So as a big tease he made a debut gig tonight and promptly broke up his band.
- I also did quite a lot of gigs with different set-ups and I always had to re-arrange the music again for these gigs, which takes a lot of time.
1dar un concierto
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