In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lift)levantaralzar(sail) izar(flag) izar(flag) enarbolarhe hoisted the sack onto his shoulder — se echó el saco al hombro
- Jake hoists himself up onto the hood of the car, stretching his long legs out in front of him.
- I placed my foot onto one of the knotholes on the trunk and hoisted myself up.
- And, as any traveler knows, it's also a good movement to do to avoid straining your back or shoulders when hoisting a heavy bag into a small overhead compartment.
- She looked so sweet like that, hoisting herself up onto the bed, and then sitting with her legs sticking straight out in front of her.
- He managed to grab the sheep and secure it with a rope around its horns allowing inspector Hall to hoist the animal over the bank to safety.
- The giant bagel weighed 394 kilograms, measured 1.8 metres in diameter and required a small crane to hoist it out of its custom-built oven.
- With no side access to the property, a crane was used to hoist sections of the framework over the shell and into the patio, which was used as a staging area for the assembly and installation.
- The one crane I saw in the streets of Baghdad was hoisting an advertising billboard.
- The band played the hymns at the 10 o'clock Mass at the church and the flags were hoisted afterwards.
- In New York City, cranes are prohibited from hoisting materials or equipment over city streets.
- The stadium rose as a marching band triumphantly played the anthem and guards hoisted the national flag.
- She grabbed onto the girl's arms, and hoisted her up behind her.
- To get started, you'll hoist your pack and hike toward the Root Glacier.
- He released my arm, hoisted himself onto the horse, and pulled me up after him.
- ‘Yeah, I've got it,’ I answered, hoisting myself up and over the edge and back onto solid ground.
- It was about four feet high, the perfect height for small people to hoist themselves onto.
- A group of paramedics hoisted me up onto a stretcher and then into an ambulance.
- Weighing two-and-a-half tonnes, it was hoisted over the house by crane and then the builder put the roof on.
- He pulled himself up next to her, hoisting her onto his lap.
- Jeffers apprenticed himself to the home's contractors, then built Hawk Tower by hand, using ropes to hoist boulders from the cove below.
- Ian hoisted himself onto the countertop and looked around in amazement at the high ceilings.
- The vet said the best way to help him is to use an industrial winch - like the ones used to hoist engines from cars - to stand the eight-stone pig upright.
- He hoisted her up onto the front of the horse in front of himself, holding her securely as he rode out of the river.
- Motorists face delays this weekend as two giant cranes hoist a new bridge onto the M60.
- She cleared the weight to her shoulders but could not hoist it overhead.
- The smaller of the two, Joe, was hoisted onto his father's shoulders by his mother.
- The company beat out rhythms with their canes, hoisting them overhead and twirling them in unison, their footwork crisp in Morse code mode.
- When they finally boarded the airplane, Della tried to hoist her small suitcase into the overhead compartment, but she could hardly lift it.
- A spare breathing apparatus was hoisted to the roof and the girls took turns using it until they could be carried out through a window.
- The disused temporary school building has already been brought from Bridlington to York, and leaders are preparing to bring in engineers and a crane to hoist the four-part structure into place.
- He ordered him and another sailor to hoist the American flag.
- Just four weeks before the start of the festival 25 volunteers hoisted the arch into place using ropes.
- Clutching onto the arm of the sofa, I hoisted myself up and ran down the hall to the bathroom.
- In the United States, it is stipulated by law that public institutions such as schools will hoist the national flag.
- When conditions finally permitted, it was all hands on deck as we formed teams heaving on a forest of ropes to hoist the huge sails.
- At the shrine he was hoisted onto a kneeler, where he prayed before the ivy-covered grotto.
- To register their protest, students hoisted black flags in the University premises.
- The highest cabins will require an extension to the present crane to hoist them to Deck 12.
- He nodded, hoisting himself onto the bunk and motioning for me to toss him the extra pillow.
- Final victory came for Russia when Soviet soldiers hoisted the red flag over the Berlin Reichstag in April 1945.
2USinformal(drink)he had hoisted a few — había estado empinando el codo informal
1masculine montacargasfeminine grúamasculine tornomasculine cabrestantefeminine cabria
2(action)to give sb a hoist — aupar a algn
- they gave me a hoist onto the wall — me auparon / me subieron al muro
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