In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(craftsmanship)trabajo masculinehis superb handiwork — su maestría
- Peter Squire was employed to do intermittent handiwork at a friend's Linslade Street house and was given a set of door keys to let himself in.
- In his early years, George would have been much sought after for his handiwork skills, particularly woodwork.
- A surgeon's handiwork had left 20-something stitches in a long, straight wound.
- ‘Fireworks are still made by hand and fired by human handiwork,’ Nigel says.
- She is inspired by traditional woman's handiwork like crocheting and knitting, she says.
- He has no problem with council handiwork such as the O'Connell Street plaza being ripped up, if necessary.
- Many artists have grown accustomed to the benefits of preparatory staffs' knowledge and handiwork.
- Scenes behind me are assumed to be Ivan's handiwork in Grenada, back when it was still a category three storm.
- Impressed by his unauthorised handiwork, Google proceeded to hire him.
- At the beach we observed the patient handiwork of rock balancing artists.
- She doesn't understand why her handiwork gradually ceased to be in demand.
- It was all Jalal's psychotic handiwork and I did not have anything to do with.
- Botched handiwork by incompetent tradesmen is costing Britons millions of pounds, a new survey claims today.
- A delicately stitched 19th century sampler conveys the idea of women's handiwork and family bonds.
2(product)artesaníasobjetos artesanalesthe children's handiwork was on display — los trabajos manuales de los niños estaban expuestos
- Shane Dow, a crew member, stands back to admire his handiwork after painstakingly filling in Mickey Mouse's ears.
- She groaned as she did, making a mental note to mend the slightly torn cover even if her sewing handiwork wasn't of the best quality.
- So confident was he in his skill that more often than not he calmly moved to one side when the chimney dropped, later emerging from the dust to inspect his handiwork.
- He knew I was happy with his handiwork and broke his silence.
- Enterprising supporters, including York College students and two patients at the hospice, have made and sold their own handiwork.
- On the other hand, in the early days a considerable percentage of our hits were by ourselves, admiring our own handiwork.
- Gazing at this handiwork, I was reminded of my childhood desire to break such glass structures to see how these patterns got inside.
- Webster sat looking pleased with his handiwork.
- He's a staff tandem instructor at Raven, and gets to see his handiwork in use almost every day.
- In the same way, the earth is God's creation, His handiwork, made for His glory.
- Down in the main hall, the decorating team had finished their handiwork.
- Passers-by stop to compliment him on his handiwork.
- It stocks exclusively handloom sarees, and this is evident from the intricate handiwork and embroidery on the latest arrivals.
- The younger cop pondered my handiwork, unsure how to answer.
- Resident Colin Spivey discovered their handiwork this weekend after leaving his local B & Q superstore to load his car.
- As for director Christine Jeffs' handiwork, it is marquetry done in mittens.
- I'm just going to gaze at it admiringly now as if it is my own handiwork…
- Despite her handiwork having decorated the entire village for many carnivals, Wendy remains modest about her achievement.
- Ron Casey, often called ‘Wan’, came to see it and later rang me to say how much he enjoyed my dramatic handiwork.
- Their handiwork has been only too apparent in recent months on the riverbank, in the Fulford Cross allotments, and in Hospital Fields Road.
- It was left to Acting Governor Jane Swift to undo their handiwork.
- Mr McCashney then treated all the volunteers to a barbecue and river cruise after the clean up so they could peruse their handiwork.
- Then one would be confronted by one's own handiwork, waiting there on that ledge, like giddy children queuing at the top of a waterslide.
- Mr Clark said: ‘It's not too far for our own volunteers to come to see their handiwork in action.’
- Tanj held her pose, kneeling in front of the Bear, as the Instructor moved off to examine Kayla's handiwork.
- Prior to the big night, Higgins tests his handiwork at the Ascot races where Eliza captures the heart of Freddy Eynsford-Hill.
3derogatory(doing)obra feminineit looks like Laura's handiwork to me — a mí me parece obra de Laura
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