In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(30 minutes)media hora feminine(show/journey) (before noun) de media horait's a good half hour walk — queda a una media hora larga andando
- We whiled away a pleasant half-hour before Marvin signalled that it was medication time back at the Day Centre.
- There are some funny moments in the first half-hour of this spoof on the Hollywood practice of rewriting British history.
- He knew that the only thing he had done in the past half-hour was to apply a chemical to the stain on the small table.
- Another half-hour, and he'd be enjoying a little bit of beef jerky with his friends.
- In the past three months I have waited half an hour to get on a bus on many occasions.
- The best part of the day was the last hour before closing and the half an hour or so afterwards.
- They had just been walking around for the past half-hour looking for a way out.
- For the past half an hour, both sister and boyfriend have been torturing me with this.
- He had been lying in the hay pile for a good half-hour before he got up again.
- The stamps are free and available to anyone willing to wait from a few minutes to a half-hour.
- They left the stage half an hour later, having done a good job and knowing how to do better next time.
- Lek, the young Thai woman we met in the first half-hour, could have used such counsel.
- I spent the next half-hour washing myself with a hard nugget of soap and a trickle of cold water.
- The artwork had been fun for about a half-hour, now the displays of jade had become her prison.
- While the last half-hour is as suspenseful as you could hope, it takes an awful lot of contrivances to get there.
- He closed the planner that he was staring at for the past half an hour and looked at the clock in the office.
- She had said it, and it had only been a precious few minutes, a half-hour at best.
- The entire sequence takes a good half-hour of screen time, by the end of which you are entirely confused.
- Another half-hour of runtime would have done Luhrmann a world of good.
- Nevertheless, having more than survived the following half-hour, next day you want to do it again.
2(30 minutes past hour)trains leave every hour on the half hour — los trenes salen a y media cada hora
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