In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1US Zoology Farming
(pig)cerdo masculinecerda femininepuerco masculinepuerca femininechancho masculine River Plate Andeschancha feminine River Plate Andesbefore noun hog farmer — criadora de cerdos or porcinos feminine
- It is significant to see that kind of growth in Iowa, a state known best for producing huge amounts of corn, soybeans, cattle and hogs, not small-scale crops, Touchette said.
- Our system provides a nicer environment for the hogs than a confinement barn, where pigs just eat, drink, sleep and get bored.
- If Kevin hadn't wanted to farm, says Jo, she would have immediately rented out the cropland and sold the hogs.
- From the old world, settlers brought various vegetables and fruits but above all poultry, hogs, and cattle.
- Back in 1997, thousands of hogs were slaughtered in the wake of a large outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease, dealing a serious blow to pork exports and virtually crippling the local hog industry.
- Half of the remaining 1.4% of the value of poultry products comes from farms that specialize in hogs and pigs, and the rest from general crop and/or livestock farms.
- At one time they were raising hogs on three different farmsteads.
- The hogs are farrowed outdoors or in barns or hoop buildings with bedding.
- The Thompsons operate a 300-acre diverse crop and livestock farm, raising beef cattle and hogs.
- When all areas in the watershed are included, 88 billion pounds of manure from chickens, hogs, cattle and turkeys are generated every year.
- In the days before refrigeration, hogs were slaughtered and cured at the first heavy autumn frost.
- Shrinking faster was the number of farms with hogs.
- Farmers typically own these hog buildings, but the livestock integrator usually owns the hogs and calls the shots in how they are raised, including when they will be sent to market.
- Cattle, hogs, and domesticated turkeys foraged through unfenced pasture and forest.
- He rented ground and had 450 acres of corn and soybeans and a few hogs by the early 1980s.
- Large, high-density cattle farms and factory farming methods for hogs and chickens have become the norm in North America, replacing many smaller farms.
- The farm, which would breed and fatten up to 150,000 hogs annually for slaughter, would have made the facility one of Alberta's largest hog operations.
- The two estimates led us to the estimated live weight of market hogs for each farm.
- They started farrowing hogs when they moved to the rented farm in 1991 and have a traditional farrow-to-finish setup.
- Thus, the average number of hogs per farm more than doubled from 288 to 739.
1.2British Zoology Farming
(castrated pig)cerdo castrado masculine
2informal(person)tragón masculine informaltragona feminine informalangurriento masculine Southern Cone informalangurrienta feminine Southern Cone informal
- Whether you ride a moped or a Honda, a scooter or a vintage Hog, the organisers of the annual North Coast Children's Motorcycle Toy Run want you to join the ranks raising money for charity this weekend.
- I can identify the make, model, year and colour of the hog.
- The top-of-the-line Harley isn't cheap, either: The Ultra Classic Electra Glide, an archetypal Hog, lists at $20, 405.
- Danny had gotten the hog used from a Killeville insurance salesman.
- As it heads into its next century, Harley is attempting to attract a new crop of hog fans by rolling out new bikes designed for women and smaller riders.
- It doesn't hurt that there are bunches of Harley accessories, too, that can set your Hog apart from everybody else's motorcycle.
- If you were freezing on the side of a storm swept highway with a broken down hog, it would be better for you to destroy your motorbike by burning its rubber tires for warmth than to metaphorically "burn your soul" by cursing god and laying down to die.
- Worse, they're also tremendous space hogs, gobbling up dozens of precious square feet in useless aisle area.
- Hogs must use the motorcycle lane and must also adhere to the two-stage left turn system used for smaller bikes.
- His dearest wish was to get a ride on a Harley hog.
- Being forced to swap his Hog for more conventional transport has not slowed down the 36-year-old property executive.
- Jon told how he'd seen a report on the Spanish news about a whole load of Hog riders from America arriving on a boat that afternoon for a Harley Davidson convention.
- Corporate data centers are power hogs, and their gluttony gets worse every year.
- Apparently, it's also very "in" to refer to your bike as a "hog".
- It would be a very brave person who would suggest to the crowds swarming around during Harley fest that their "hog" is essentially compensation for their lost youth.
- Without him, today's hog might be the ride of hoods rather than CEOs.
- Before you ride off into the sunset on your hog, take a look at the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements for motorcycle riding.
- Soon the recruits start peeling away, unwilling or unable to keep up with us as we dart through traffic and around cops in cars and astride hogs.
- The country's most expensive hog is the Honda GoldWing GL1800, which costs over NT $1million.
- The bikes are located at the front of the store, with memorabilia such as souvenirs, pictures, Harley chrome plates, and bike ornaments surrounding the hogs.
- This Santa and his helpers ride Harley hogs rather than a sleigh.
- He and Marvin had had a long conversation last night about motorcycles and he was probably going to claim the hog as his own.
- Our King was, in a simple statement, a greedy, power-hungry covetous hog.
transitive verbhogged, hogging
1(limelight) acaparar(discussion) monopolizardon't hog all the cherries — no acapares las cerezas
- he hogs the bathroom every morning — acapara el cuarto de baño todas las mañanas
- Never one to hog the limelight or to go in search of the headlines, he did Trojan work for people in a quiet and unobtrusive way.
- Hot-shot models might have hogged the limelight during the last few days with the conduct of three fashion shows here, including two held one after another last Sunday, increasing the temperature of an already hot city.
- He wants to hog the limelight and shout about what he believes, and to do that you have to be populist, brash and confident.
- The winner is undefeated after three outings and is sure to hog the limelight in the coming months.
- He makes no attempt to hog the limelight, but even among a strong team of actors there's no question who's the most gifted performer.
- Forest conservation has once again hogged the limelight in recent times with the Government taking steps on a war footing to control the magnitude of environmental degradation caused in the State.
- However, it is in his present status as autodriver that he hogs the limelight.
- However, the kids could not hide the sense of pride and joy on hogging the limelight while receiving the diploma amid lusty cheers from their parents and friends.
- The Los Angeles Lakers, who were for so long the NBA's showbiz franchise, are back, hogging the limelight after enduring the second - worst season in the team's history.
- It kind of sounds like I'm hogging you and that you can't be with your other friends.
- Many actors just want to hog the limelight and be in front of the camera all the time.
- ‘I'll take this one, you've been hogging all the customers all day,’ she laughed and he playfully stuck out his tongue at her and resumed putting the cups where they belong.
- Not only do they hog the best table all evening, but for some odd reason customers seem to gravitate to tables far away from the throne.
- He sneered from the couch he was hogging all to himself by laying long way on it, resting on his side.
- I know he hogs all the credit for anything and everything, but this kind of opportunity can't be passed up.
- How does she feel about cricket hogging the limelight in India, eclipsing achievements of other sportspersons?
- And that seems to have to do with this knack the brothers picked up of hogging the limelight even as school kids… though at times it meant being hauled up for mischief in front of the school assembly.
- ‘Leave it to my sister to hog all the attention at my party,’ Rachel sighed.
- I growled and told him to stop hogging all the bed space.
- Others will selfishly hog a space all day and not give fellow drivers a fair chance to park conveniently.
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