In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(partition)reja feminineenrejado masculine
2(protective covering)Technology rejilla feminineMotor Vehicles calandra feminineMotor Vehicles parrilla feminine
- The windows were covered with a lattice of thick metal grilles, and the doors were of reinforced steel.
- It's the sort of place where you have carriage lights around the doors and security grilles on the windows.
- Some are so fearful of intruders their doors are protected by extra security grilles and Mrs Cooper's house had its own security camera.
- At least 11 of the 15 small shops surrounding the square are barricaded with graffiti-covered metal grilles.
- And although the cost of replacing the six large windows will be met by insurance, vicar Paul Wilson has decided to have metal grilles installed over the new windows to protect them.
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