In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Mine are hung for no more than 2 or 3 days especially over the last few years what with the milder winters. Its a question of taste and how high you like your bird.
- The meat was quite high with complex strong flavours, which is just the way I like it.
2(level)récord masculineinflation reached a new high — la inflación alcanzó un nuevo récord
3on high — en las alturas
- a new directive from on high — una nueva directiva de arriba / de las altas esferas
4(anticyclone)zona de altas presiones feminine
5(high temperature)máxima feminine
6informal(from drugs, euphoria)viaje masculine informalcolocón masculine Spain informalpasón masculine Mexico informalI'm on a real high at the moment — las cosas me están yendo de maravilla
(top gear)directa femininein high — en directa
- to move into high — meter la directa
8informal(high school)cole masculine informal
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