In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(dirt)polvo masculineI got a piece of grit in my eye — se me metió una basurita en el ojo Latin America
- He was very dirty, his entire body seemingly coated with dust and grit.
- Marie said: ‘It seems as if the water has washed away all of the sand and grit beneath the road.’
- You may feel like you have sand or grit in your eye, and your eye may look red.
- Wash them well in fresh, clear water to remove any grit or insects.
- Dust and grit may be especially hazardous to people who wear contact lenses.
- Use an appropriate scraper to remove all loose paint and grit.
- He said a van full of sand and grit had to be used to soak up the orange juice which had spilled on to the motorway.
- Clean the cockles or clams by soaking them in cold water for at least 30 minutes to remove any sand or grit.
- As the cracks widen, sand, grit, and small rocks from the overlying rubble trickle down into the fractures.
- We clung to a wire fence while wind-blown sand stung our faces and we tried to keep grit and dust out of our eyes.
- When it rains heavily all the grit on the roads tends to be washed away.
- During the course of your fishing session your line will pick up small bits of grit, sand and algae.
- Wash the leeks thoroughly to remove grit, then chop or slice as preferred.
- How many times have you got a small piece of grit in your eye?
- Metal parts get attacked by salt and lots and lots of sand and grit.
- Bulbs need to be planted at about twice their depth in soil that has a bit of added grit to stop waterlogging.
- The agreements include all gravel lorries being covered to reduce dust and grit, and a ban on lorry movements when pupils are entering and leaving schools in Cressing Road, Witham.
- He further went on to explain that one of the most common eye injuries results from sand and grit entering the eye whilst playing a bunker shot.
- He swallowed dust and grit and a bit of his back tooth.
- There was a guy who used to carry his bicycle up to the third floor and pick all the bits of grit out of the tyres and chuck them down the stairs.
1.3(for hens, cage birds)arena feminine
2informal(courage)agallas informalshe showed true grit — demostró tener agallas informal
- What Mark has achieved he has done with pure grit and determination, tenacity and hard work.
- Despite their desperate position however, the Kildare girls showed their true grit and finished with a flourish.
- Here's a woman who through sheer grit has created a billion dollar empire.
- The crew is rising to every little challenge they are given and conquering them all with true grit and sheer determination.
- But Jean showed her true grit and followed the first rule of business which is to learn from your failures.
- It would have been no more than they deserved as they showed true grit after the dreadful start and the concession of those two early goals.
- And yet again they displayed grit, guts and determination after falling behind in a mere 21 seconds.
- At a time when economic growth is slowing down and public finances are worsening, this survey illustrates the true grit of the north when it comes to determination to succeed.
- I truly believe that if you can adapt to adversity and develop true grit, you can still succeed.
- But in a demonstration of the true grit of the fell runner, he managed to carry on.
- It is times like these that show the true grit of a team.
- These buildings are part of what we are as Yorkshire people, they are visible expressions of our grit, determination and resolve.
- Our backs were truly against the wall and finally some of the true grit and character that has been lying dormant for too long came flooding through.
- This woman had strength and grit and determination.
- With home games against sides they have the ability to beat and away games against sides they have already beaten, it is now all about true grit and determination.
- He showed true grit as he completed the 4.3-mile run in 55 minutes in spite of suffering from prostate cancer.
- Showing true grit, he went on to ride the bull for eight seconds and seal the title.
- They displayed a grit and a willingness for the physical side of the game so often missing in the past.
- I have seldom seen such grit, determination and resoluteness from everyone on a Waterford team.
- But our boys showed true grit, managing to force the game into extra time with a well-taken goal from Parkin on 80 minutes.
(hominy grits)sémola de maíz feminine
1British(road) echar arenilla en
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