In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Clothingsombrero masculineto put on/to take off one's hat — ponerse/quitarse el sombrero
- hold / hang on to your hat! — ¡agárrate!
- I'll eat my hat
- if they finish before Friday, I'll eat my hat — si acaban antes del viernes, yo soy Napoleón
- my hat! — ¡caracoles!
- to be old hat — no ser ninguna novedad
- to hang one's hat — tener las cosas de uno
- to keep sth under one's hat
- keep it under your hat — de esto no digas palabra
- to pass the hat around — pasar la gorra
- to pull sth out of the hat — sacarse algo de la manga
- to raise / take off one's hat to sb
- you have to take your hat off to her — hay que quitarse el sombrero
- he always takes his hat off to ladies — siempre se descubre ante las damas
- to talk through one's hat — hablar sin ton ni son
- to throw / toss one's hat into the ring — echarse al ruedo
- The Stetson hats and baseball caps are whipped off when they begin with prayer.
- Turn out your cupboard for old straw sunhats, berets, baseball caps and felt hats.
- They are both wearing Santa Claus hats, and they are out of their heads on Malibu.
- This year's race on 2 November will be a day of hedonism and hats, of fashion shows and celebrities.
- Dwarves, all wearing brightly coloured pointy hats, hurried pass on all manner of errands.
- Church hats, straw hats or a colorful scarf tied around the head is very popular with the older crowd.
- Behind the counter men in white kitchen uniforms with little paper hats prepared plates of burgers and fries.
- Staff and directors donned chef hats and aprons in the battle of the best cake.
- The original style V-neck T-shirt have sold out as have woolly and beanie hats.
- His suits were put into storage, and on went the beanie hats and jeans.
- We walk away from the smattering of polo insiders wearing baseball caps and woolly hats, watching a practice game.
- Miss Sobania said on this occasion he wore a woolly hat instead of a helmet because it was cold.
- Straw hats vary in style, indicating either where the hat was made or where the wearer is from.
- Raucous women of all ages, many of them wearing glittery cowboy hats, are screeching at each other loudly.
- However, safari or straw hats also come to mind for the golfing and country club set.
- The city look was updated with pinstripe suits worn with pork pie hats and maxi-length leather coats.
- The man was wearing a long black raincoat and a hat and his face was hidden as he struggled with the dog.
- Everybody is wearing cowboy hats, and it's hotter than it was in Texas when he left.
- We've all seen Beckham with his tea cosy version of the woolly hat and Victoria in her baseball cap.
- There were felt hats and straw hats, decorated with feathers and flowers, ribbon and lace.
2(indicating role, capacity)he spoke wearing his politician's hat — habló como político
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