In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine colinamasculine cerromasculine colladofeminine montañafeminine cuestaa view of green, rolling hills — un panorama de verdes y ondulantes colinas
- on a hill — (on a slope) en una ladera
- we walked up/down the hill — subimos/bajamos la colina (andando)
- to park on a hill — estacionar en una cuesta
- at the foot of the hill — al pie de la colina (/ de la montaña etc. )
- to head for the hills — ir hacia / dirigirse a los montes
- to take to the hills — huir / echarse al monte
- up hill and down dale — cuesta arriba y cuesta abajo
- as old as the hills — más viejo que andar a pie
- his grandfather/that joke is as old as the hills — su abuelo/ese chiste es más viejo que Matusalén
- not to amount to a hill of beans — no valer nada
- to be over the hill — estar para el deje
- before noun hill country — región montañosa
- hill people — montañeses
- hill town — ciudad de montaña
- Along the fields, natural waterfalls on the hills or mountains were spreading their beauty like a folding screen.
- He drove up to the hills along the remembered roads, frightening in their familiarity.
- Above the crest of the craggy hill the pilots had landed on, a small squad of Germans appeared, shouting and motioning to the parachutes.
- It sounded like they were just coming down the small hill on the access road, where it meets the main road at a right angle.
- The structures are so familiar - the way the hills and the roads intersect is so similar.
- We have been blessed with everything from deserts and rolling hills to cloud-shrouded mountain peaks.
- You have to leave the main road and climb a steep hill to finally descend into Marigot Bay, a yachtsman's dream of shelter.
- Ignore side roads as you go up the hill and over a cross roads with traffic lights.
- The tribes, rightly, are required to show their connections with various rivers, mountains, hills, and land sites.
- The flat plains became gently rolling hills and the hills merged with high mountains.
- The countryside is beautiful, with farmhouses and rice paddies in the valleys, surrounded by wooded hills and mountains.
- We had nearly 40 kilometers on flat open roads before hitting the hills.
- Practice braking before you try any steep slopes or hills.
- The weather in southwestern Germany, with its mountain peaks and rolling hills, can turn nasty in a hurry.
- She remembered the mountain road with its steep hills and sharp curves.
- Forests, meadow land, rolling hills and mountains, all populated with small villages, are on the menu.
- The instructions were to design a simple landscape sketch using a minimum of five to six land forms - hills, mountains, lakes and so on.
- The southern region is of volcanic origin, with a mountainous terrain of red clay hills, waterfalls, rivers, and streams.
- We are in a rather remote area in a wooded hills near the Pennsylvania border.
- Except for the Terminal Moraine boulders of the area's natural hills and valleys, the Park is completely manmade.
- Scary Street runs up a steep hill to a T junction onto a busy road.
- They were currently heading down a hill in the road, which had taken effort to scale, but there wasn't any involved in going down.
- I finally reached a section of road with a small hill at the bottom, which lead all the way to a gate and a neighborhood of cookie cutter houses.
- Rowan Hill is well situated in a very exclusive area overlooking the valley, hills and mountains around Mallow.
- The customer also added that the car seemed to run strange whenever she was descending a hill or steep grade.
- Your garden may be influenced by very different topography: mountains, hills, flat or rolling plains.
- Outside it represents upper areas on the landscape, open fields, hills and land that rises higher than the rest.
- The landscape of the study area is characterized by low hills and flat lands within the San Miguel de Allende Graben.
- Carry on up the hill until the road begins to drop again.
- The course has steep hills, and the roads sweep wide, then narrow to cobblestones.
- A tricky road, on a hill where the cars, as they coast down, can't help but nudge over 30.
- Topography in both areas consists of extensive plains and low hills among mountain ranges.
- Mosport is a very tricky track, with hills, drops and off camber turns.
- Buses were having trouble getting up the hill on that stretch of road, York Region police say.
- From the south and west, leave the M20 at junction 7, turning left along the slip road and up the hill.
- The terrain can be hills and mountains as well as towers and buildings.
- I was going up a hill on an 80k road, and he told me to accelerate.
- Time after time, he and the girls go back to the same hills, the same stretches of road.
- The interior consists of mountains, hills, valleys, and a high central plateau.
- Backward rolls were always more difficult, though, because there was no way to see the end of the hill or mountainside.
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