In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(made harder)(steel) templado
- Finally, almost absentmindedly, she picked it up and gingerly ran her finger under the hardened wax sealing on the back.
- More than once, someone working on the hardened deck concrete would step into the still plastic concrete over the columns.
- When they are cool and the wax is hardened, place the cones in a basket and add a colorful ribbon bow to the handle.
- The benefits of SCC include primarily its workability in the plastic state, rather than enhanced properties in the hardened state.
- The design engineer should be establishing the requirements for the hardened concrete and leave the mixture proportioning to the producers.
- Matt froze like hardened lava when the man turned to him.
- If the bleed water gets finished back in, the hardened concrete surface may be weak, porous, and vulnerable to abrasion and salt scaling.
- She handed them a bundle of letters, all prettily made up in fancy paper, sealed with a flourished hardened wax stamp.
- On the practical side, dried and hardened wax provides a measure of physical protection to the finish.
- Superman has been known to leave his fingerprints in steel and in hardened concrete, accidentally.
- Eventually some of the water, that which has not reacted chemically with the cement, evaporates into the air but some of it remains in the hardened concrete.
- Bonnie informed him that the muscular arm of their wings formed a hardened scale, dense enough to cut flesh and metal alike.
- The nail plate, which is dead, compacted and hardened keratin, is the visible part of the nail that you polish, and the nail bed is the skin beneath it.
- A mouthpiece is made for the instrument of gum or hardened wax.
- It was still hard, but the hardened clay came off a little.
- First the hardened concrete is saturated with Back-Set, either with a brush or by spraying.
- The same mix characteristics that make it hard for water to penetrate into the hardened concrete make it tough for the bleed water to get out.
- This hardened infrastructure costs millions of dollars and can consume a considerable amount of space.
- What matters most are these characteristics in the hardened concrete - not in the fresh concrete.
- But the best place to test for air is where the results would most closely reflect the air-void content in the hardened concrete.
2.1(seasoned)(troops/veterans) curtido (en el combate)to be hardened to sth — estar acostumbrado / hecho a algo
- These individuals are getting hardened trained experience in a battle zone.
- Initially the most sensitive about the nature of the mission, Avner becomes hardened by the experience.
- Firstly, how can the Scots hope to compete with England's hardened professionals nine months hence if they can't even beat a bunch of amateurs from Blighty and Clogland?
- Some, like Baby Doc Campbell, have been hardened by their experience.
- Experienced sportsmen become hardened and learn to deal with this sort of thing.
- The hardened and experienced legionnaires were at the rear.
- ‘We might not have any superstars, but our current team has plenty of hardened experience’, explains secretary John Downie.
- But I am a hardened, experienced and seasoned reporter and I have been around long enough not to be taken in by appearances.
- I had hoped that we would be spared what happened here tonight until you all had been hardened by more experience.
- The experiences kind of hardened us against the club, and it is actually only in the last week, with what has happened to them, that our members have been discussing them.
- With a World Cup and European Championship under the belt they have battle hardened experience but their key players aren't too old.
- A player with limited tournament experience will beat a hardened pro if he is dealt good cards and plays them competently.
- It is a battle hardened, experienced group that's going and they'll do a very good job, I'm sure.
- Building workers with no experience are taken on for low wages, while hardened professionals watch impotently.
- Alan Sheriff is an outsider: his poet's soul has been hardened by loss and experience, but his wry sense of the absurd saves him from insanity.
- Their leaders were hardened experts who knew how to accomplish any task - and would get it done no matter what.
- He was a sensible boy - his childish demeanour had been hardened by cruel experience.
- They are seasoned, hardened competitors who usually leave rivals licking their wounds.
- The hardened professionals were back in the region competing in a challenge match in Blackburn.
- Experienced, hardened convicts would plan for this by taking newcomers with them.
2.2(inveterate)(drinker/sinner) empedernido(criminal) habitual
- This was especially so in a penal colony where many of the convicts were hardened criminals and many of the free settlers were themselves ex-convicts and impulsive men.
- Whether the combination would work on hardened criminals is problematic, but much depends on how the two techniques are used.
- This would also allow the opportunity to save these young people from becoming hardened criminals, as is likely to be the case if they were placed among the general prison population.
- Even a hardened criminal may repent if given a second chance.
- A fascinating study, carried out recently in America, looked at a group of men who seemed destined to become hardened criminals.
- Regis seemed to go out of his way to dispel rumors that all who live at Wilton's Yard are hardened criminals.
- I am very concerned that our schools are already graduating hardened criminals.
- A firm nexus has been established between amoral politicians, ambitious bureaucrats, unscrupulous businessmen and hardened criminals.
- The fact the boys at the centre of the brouhaha confessed is evidence, too, that they're not hardened criminals.
- Well, I don't think that threatening to kill them and carrying out the deed is going to affect most hardened criminals much.
- I knew that if I went away, I would become a hardened criminal.
- This nation, once proud to offer a safe haven, now routinely locks asylum seekers up alongside hardened criminals.
- You were forced to come away from the drama and conclude that while detention works for some, it only makes others into hardened career criminals.
- Wouldn't you rather have people like this coming out into society instead of hardened criminals?
- Our overcrowded jails is another avenue through which petty crooks graduate to hardened criminals.
- And we're dealing with a real hardened criminal that's violated, I believe, just about every international law.
- The emotional life sentence now facing Cable is one that may convince other witnesses to be wary of taking on known, hardened criminals.
- If he was such a hardened criminal, why did he leave the only woman who could identify him as being in the country alive?
- We did run into a few scary guys, but with the majority of them it was almost impossible to see them as hardened criminals.
- Judges are likely to give them lighter sentences, thinking them first- or second-time offenders instead of hardened criminals.
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