In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1timón masculineto be at the helm — (be in control) llevar las riendas
- The captain cut the comm link and took a deep breath, after which the helm spoke.
- Players will command from a first-person mode as though they were at the helm of a ship.
- Just a few feet in front of her she could see a hooded figure manning the helm of the ship.
- She ran back and forth between the prow and the helm, repeating orders simply because she forgot she had issued them.
- It's a good view from the helm of a ship, but it's not for the faint-hearted.
- In fact, the Coast Guard allowed Sea Scouts with the rank of quartermaster to take the helm of the small boat during recovery operations.
- She followed him through a maze of bodies, up some stairs, to the helm of the ship.
- You're also encouraged to take the helm, visit the engine room or walk out on the bowsprit.
- I was at the helm of the boat that day and I recall that fire vividly.
- He scurried fore and aft, from the rudder to the helm, trying to keep the ship on course.
- The wheelhouse contains the helm, navigation equipment and the galley with seating for a few small bums.
- Mount the radar display at the helm of the boat, in clear view and within easy reach of the helmsman.
- She turned her eyes away from Gaston and towards the helm, where the steering master was being extra cautious in his navigation of the ship, one eye on the compass at all times.
- In one memorable incident, Ritter and his bride hopped into a sailboat, and the young professor took the helm, capsizing the boat in the bay.
- The order was repeated once more by the Chief of the Boat to the helm and planesmen.
- He sailed like the true champion to recover six places through the race, catching the Argentinian helm with the last surge on the finish line.
- He takes the helm of the lead ship through the night.
- Jack at the helm turned the ship around and back towards the planet, but nothing was left.
- The other side was the helm, where the ship was piloted.
- There will be boats available with experienced helms to take visitors on to the water together with safety boat cover.
- Nine boats turned out for the J.M. Sladen Trophy race in the north lake while three helms with light-weather yachts decided to sit this one out.
- He turned to the quarterdeck, his father falling into the helm, sending the wheel into a vigorous spin.
- He grinned and clasped her hand on his shoulder before running and dragging her along to the helm of the ship.
- Ritter took the helm and steered the ship into the sea.
- He then kidnaps Captain Pike, takes the helm of the ship and sends it on its course, leaving Kirk onboard the starbase.
- The helm, the shield and the sword from Henry V's funeral were magnificently displayed, and so was the tournament and horse armour of Henry VIII.
- The riders stopped and one lifted the visor of his helm.
- Andrea caught a glimpse of the rider: a slim figure, face covered with the visor of a helm.
- The guard looked forlorn beneath the shallow visor of his helm, but he nodded resolutely.
- They reined up next to the young travelers, and the point rider raised the visor on his helm as he looked down to them.
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