In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologyhalcón masculineto watch sb like a hawk — no quitarle los ojos de encima a algn
- Around the lake we could see samples of most of Florida's native birds, such as osprey, anhinga, eagles, hawks, and herons.
- He resembles a small hawk or falcon who has just been unhooded: rapt, sharp-featured, luminously alive to the moment.
- The blinding sun flashed over the graceful wings of the hawk soaring through the clouds.
- To her surprise, an enormous hawk was perched on the branch of the cherry blossom tree.
- Gulls, hawks and vultures soar, swallows and terns skim the surface of water.
- There remain some obstinate holdouts from the old marsh life, including a pair of nesting hawks who perch on the light standards over the roadway, scanning the cars going in and out of the university.
- He explained to the judge he couldn't help himself out there under the blue sky, under the billowing clouds, way way up, the gliding buzzard hawks circling, circling, free as the breeze.
- Employees from Ashford Castle's school of falconry bring hawks and falcons to Rathroeen where they keep vermin and other birds at bay.
- An Ayrshire school was forced to hire falconers armed with hawks to safeguard its pupils.
- A favorite hunting hawk of the emperors flew into the camp of Guru Hargobind who was also hunting.
- The falconers show us their range of beautiful but fairly sinister birds - hawks, eagles, vultures etc - and then treat us to an outdoor display with a falcon.
- Students will probably never forget the hawk spreading his magnificent wings as Mrs. Beck held him above her head.
- When I tipped my head back, I saw the hawk buckle its wings and plummet behind the trees.
- The family Accipitridae encompasses many of the diurnal birds of prey, including the familiar hawks and eagles.
- In addition to rare plants and wildflowers, you'll find hawks and ospreys lining the river and a host of waders along the shoreline.
- Along waterways and ponds you're likely to see parrots and macaws, hawks and jabiru storks.
- Red-tailed hawks and turkey vultures circled above us in a blue sky.
- His crest hung on the wooden wall, the black hawk with wings perched in a frightful pose staring at her with its piercing golden eyes.
- The regular flying demonstrations give visitors the opportunity to see some of the 75 eagles, falcons, hawks, vultures and owls at close range.
- But the next day, they happen upon a group of people hunting with falcons and hawks, one of which is an elegant, noble, beautiful lady.
- He's also a nature lover and when he saw a hawk chasing pigeons around the Kennaway Hotel on Friday morning he watched in awe.
- The fencing is 5 feet high and has occasional cross fencing to keep hawks from swooping in and snatching up one of the chickens.
- Look for seals and river otters that sometimes come in at high tide and hawks that cruise the surrounding fields for small game.
- Bird watchers will be treated to the sight of caracara hawks, Florida sandhill cranes, and numerous other species.
- He enjoyed the atmosphere and, despite the distance, is interested in bringing his owls, hawks and falcons back down next year.
- It is Britain's leading hatchery for the export of hunting hawks and falcons and the chicks it sends to clients in Africa, India and the United States are valued at thousands of pounds.
- The main aim of the business is to breed and sell falcons and hawks, with ‘experience’ days for groups of two to six people involving about four cars a day.
- If you're lucky, you can sight one of the smaller numbers of red-shoulder hawks, red-tail hawks and the elusive, endangered Peregrine Falcon.
- Quarry is eaten on the ground or on a stump, the hawk standing with both feet on its victim, drooping wings to form a tent and spreading its tail as if to give support.
- Many wild hatchlings of these earlier returnees have fallen prey to Galapagos hawks, a natural predator that has coexisted with tortoises for eons.
2Politicshalcón masculinepartidario de la línea dura masculinepartidaria de la línea dura feminine
- The hawks saw the new policy as providing political cover for war, humoring the international community while remaining hostile to the return of the weapons inspectors.
- Americans may indeed be well served externally at this dangerous juncture by the unsentimental foreign policy hawks that tend to predominate in the Republican Party.
- He's following the path of conservative hawks who have derailed progress with North Korea for the past decade.
- I'm a fiscal conservative, social/cultural liberal and foreign policy hawk.
- Though he remains a shrewd guide to the hypocrisies of Arab leaders, his views on foreign policy now scarcely diverge from those of pro-Israel hawks in the Bush Administration.
- Pakistan, North Korea and China are also developing weapons of mass destruction but even the most rabid hawks in the US government are not talking about invading those countries.
- I'm a classical liberal, economically (laissez-faire is my mantra) and a hawk on foreign policy and defense.
- ‘Regime change’ is now the justification for war, with all that this implies for the future plans of the hawks in the White House.
- Japan's leaders are neither doves nor hawks but pragmatists, for whom economic and military security are equally important.
- Few believe these same Cold War hawks actually care about foreign peoples, as they were fairly open about their indifference to human rights not so long ago.
- The hawks and the peaceniks, the left and the right, all believed that we would, indeed fight the Soviets over Western Europe, over missiles in Cuba, etc.
- Right now, the Democratic foreign policy hawks are calling for more troops - an impossibility.
- During the cold war even the most extreme hawks were chastened in their aggressive impulses by fear of escalation into a full-blown conflict with the USSR.
- Most liberal hawks have advocated a muscular enforcement of the human rights agenda.
- With respect to China, it is true that September 11 did block movement toward a new hard-line policy from Washington that some administration hawks may have wanted.
- Mirroring the shallowness of hawks, who condemn peaceniks for their lack of patriotism, many doves castigate anyone who is not opposed to war.
- Unable in a state election to run as a foreign policy hawk, she did the next best thing by choosing a Republican admiral as her running mate.
- Leading hawks within the Bush administration are gloating over their humbling of Europe and are opposed to any concessions to America's rivals.
- Gore, too, once was a moderate, a founder of the centrist Democratic Leadership Council and a hawk on foreign policy.
- The administration hawks don't want disarmament, they want conquest; and whether or not they get to pursue it in this case, their overall objectives will not change.
1(sell)he was hawking his wares in the street — voceaba / pregonaba sus mercancías por la calle
- he hawked his invention around New York — recorrió toda Nueva York tratando de vender su invento
- As recently as the late 1960s, vendors hawked turtle eggs in the streets of Chennai.
- Children hawk small items and souvenirs, sometimes working for the vendors who have stalls in Sangha near the guesthouse.
- I also saw Microsoft tablet PC kiosks in Denver, as well as a booth hawking Intel's new Centrino product.
- People are renting rooms, running taxis, selling ice-cream out of their front windows and hawking cigars and peanuts in the streets.
- Men and women everywhere hawked government-controlled newspapers printed on a grayish, low-grade newsprint no doubt full of comparably dull propaganda.
- Hacks offered guided rides, property owners preserved battle damage for display, and relic hunters hawked everything from bones to bullets.
- While lots of children his age go to school, Rizki is on the street in the hot sun or rain seven days a week hawking papers while dodging the traffic.
- Young boys hawking phone cards and cigarettes circulate among the tables as regularly as the uniformed waiters.
- I felt a little uncharitable: maybe they were just honest but hard-up Grimsby trawlermen, reduced to hawking their catch on the streets.
- A bustling area at the crossroads, stands were set up where women and men were hawking things from jewels and fabrics to vegetables and fruits.
- This conference exists so they can hawk their wares to an audience of government officials, in this case mostly mayors.
- Stall owners hawked their wares under canopies of brightly colored cloth.
- Bands played, people danced, and merchants hawked their wares.
- They spend hours browsing such jewellery hawked on pavements.
- She liked to shop, casually wandering throughout the market, occasionally listening to the white clad merchants hawk their wares.
- We meandered through the men hawking Rolexes and Yankees knit caps, our coats and scarves wrapped tight to combat the brisk wind coming off the water.
- McGauley does all the promotion himself, spending as many Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays as he can hawking his books at craft fairs, readings, and bookstore signings.
- The streets were crowded with all sorts of creatures hawking their wares and goods.
- By coincidence, the restaurant was across the street from where Bradbury was hawking newspapers.
- At Miami Carnival in October, several soca music traders set up stalls at major venues, openly hawking illegally acquired wares and at giveaway prices.
- You hear everything: coughing, hawking up a loogey, vomiting.
- Misogyny is metal's oldest, most boring trick and no less boring when it's spouted by some guy who sounds like he's trying to hawk up a loogie.
- Having spent most of last night coughing, hawking and spitting, I really wasn't in the mood for the arrival of Lucy Smooth's workmen this morning.
- Plus, who doesn't like hawking up big gobs of phlegm?
- Their subtle lack of receptiveness is finally made flagrantly obvious when one noisily hawks an enormous loogie and spits it onto the stove, where it sizzles like an oyster at a beachside barbecue.
- He had hawked up as much phlegm and mucus as he could muster into that spit and watched it slide nastily down Cassius' face in streaks of yellow and white.
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