In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(leap)(of person) salto a la pata coja masculine(of person) salto con un solo pie masculine(of person) brinco de cojito masculine Mexico(of rabbit) salto masculine(of rabbit) brinco masculine(of bird) saltito masculine
- Some toads have relatively short hind limbs and move forward by a series of hops, while others actually walk.
- The verticality of the torsos and a repeated motif of small, close-to-the-body hops appeared to pay tribute to the medieval music and dances that inspired the piece.
- You might be used to frogs taking long jumps, but cane toads move with short, rapid hops or a running walk instead.
- Really exaggerate this movement until you can perform it with a slight hop at the start of the turn.
- Every now and again a gentle hop or two, perhaps that peculiar walk where the tail becomes a third leg.
- The single-legged hop and vertical jump tests were performed to assess functional strength.
- They progress by short runs or a series of hops with pauses and an always alert posture.
- Gliding by each other, they interjected small hops and skips into cross-stepping patterns.
- Particularly noteworthy were the women's parallel hops and shoulder shakes, which sent their braids flying.
- Most of the dances include stamps, hops, squats, slides, and hip swivels, reflecting the occasion for which it is intended.
- It was a courtship dance, involving a combination of hops and steps.
- Functional testing was also performed, and this included the single-legged hop and vertical jump tests.
- I came out of work tonight with a kind of a hop and a skip.
- In week three, add the following plyometric drills to the routine: ten forward and backward jumps, then two sets of four hops up onto a two-foot-high box.
- I added a minor hop and skip to my customary semi-shuffle and waved my stick about a bit.
- With one step and a hop, he leaped towards the flying monster and stabbed his dagger straight right under its jaw.
- She danced, as if to herself, with lots of hops and fancy footwork.
- On one leg, jump forward for ten hops, minimizing ground contact.
- On the ground they proceed in frog-like hops, or occasionally walk on all fours.
- The dancers rely on powerful, rather slow, twirling movements with hops.
1.2it's only a short hop from London to Paris — es un vuelo muy corto de Londres a París
- Longer distance communications can be achieved in multiple hops without loss of data rate.
- A plane hop or ferry ride from Maui lands you in Lanai.
- It takes about 8 minutes for that trip, so the short, final hop from the Moon to the Earth is trivial by comparison.
- They tend to attract people who like the idea of a proper voyage, rather than a series of hops between ports.
- The number of hops on the shortest path between people is sometimes called the graph distance or degree of separation between those people.
- It offers excellent communications and a short sea hop to Sri Lanka.
- For short city hops, tuk-tuks are available all over the country.
- Many iSCSI applications are latency sensitive, so building the network with the fewest number of hops and the shortest possible links is usually a key consideration.
- Start early by taking the train to Ardrossan and the short ferry hop to Bute.
- Both are scheduled for the same time and the venues are too distant to make a hop from one to the next without missing out on the key presentations.
- Flying from Maine to Arizona in a single hop, the 3,000 mile journey took roughly 6.5 hours.
- We made the trip home in one hop.
- It's a short and pleasant hop through one of Rio's most attractive middle-class neighborhoods.
- Now it was just a hop on an internal flight from Luxor to Aswan and on to the banks of the Nile and lake Nasser.
- After completing ground training, I was scheduled for my first hop at the flight-instructor-training unit.
- Even the timing of a Nato summit which Bush is attending this weekend in Istanbul, a short plane hop from Baghdad, had been shifted back a few weeks so as to take place two days before the handover.
- Getting to Okanagan involves a four - to six-hour drive or a short plane hop from Vancouver or Seattle.
- The flight was the smoothest hour and a half hop ever, and the landing, everyone commented, was a transparent glide from air to runway.
- You see them flying all over the world, mostly on short to medium hops.
- This day started off with a typical flight brief for a short one-hour hop.
2informal(dance)baile masculinebailongo masculine informal
- They were every bit as good and enjoyable as they were all those years ago at the rugby hops in The County Hotel and other venues.
- This surge in popularity in all forms of dance is equally mirrored in the lindy hop, with many events occurring around the country.
- The band then romp through three road songs that most people would die for to have in their repertoire, each single one would get people leaping about on the dance floor at a college hop.
- The rock ‘n’ roll record hop with DJ Flashback Billy takes place at the High Royds Sport and Social Club.
- For Ryan, however, the more important component of lindy hop is its roots in black history.
intransitive verbhopped, hopping
1(rabbit/frog) brincar(frog/rabbit) saltar(bird) dar saltitos
- Becky was on her way to watch the kids play Jacks and Hopscotch by the tennis courts, when she spotted the little creature hopping near a trash can in the garden trail rest area.
- I sat on the ground for hours with crumbs on my hand and watched as the birds hopped forward and then fluttered away, then even closer and away again, unsure whether to trust the gift.
- Similarly, if you observe birds hopping around on the ground, you are not going to think ‘warblers.’
- There were chipmunks and squirrels fussing, rabbits hopping and jumping, and even an owl hooting softly.
- When I moved back to a distance of four or five feet, they would hop over and take their crackers.
- Here and there deer wandered, and rabbits hopped through the fields.
- The birds hopped closer to inspect the foreign object that had entered their domain before one particularly brave soul perched itself upon her hand.
- They move primarily by hopping on their hind limbs.
- On the forest floor, two rabbit-sized, hoofed animals hop through the low underbrush.
- Within 5 minute they were hopping around, eating seeds, running into one hole and coming out another 20 feet away.
- Actions are jerky and the bird hops rather than climbs even when beneath a branch.
- First, I sketched the bird hopping about the garden.
- Contrary to popular belief, these insects do not hop, jump, or fly.
- In this posture, the bird hops backward on the perch, moving upward if the perch is inclined.
- There, a bird hopped from spot to spot, searching for a worm beneath the ground as the Lord had instructed her to do.
- Many birds of prey were hopping around on the ground, eating grubs and worms, unable to fly because of the lack of thermals.
- The pigeon hopped away and Sara was forced once more to turn her attention back to the funeral.
- All over the UK there are millions of rabbits cowering in the undergrowth awaiting the moment when they can hop hopefully to the nearest patch of grass and nibble to their heart's content.
- All kinds of exotic birds hop on the sand near the window.
- A few of these ground-foraging warblers hopped across the grass, close enough to enjoy without binoculars.
2(person/child) saltar a la pata coja(child/person) saltar con un solo pie(child/person) brincar de cojito Mexico
- If you see a one-legged woman hopping around Monks Cross shopping centre in a rather nice oatmeal suede boot, trip her up, sit on her and call me.
- This evening I was hopping around the bedroom after coming out of the shower, towel tied around my waist.
- I started hopping from one foot to the other, it couldn't get any worse. could it?
- The day I got out of hospital I was hopping down the street on my crutches when the boss drove past; he waved and kept going.
- David hopped on one foot, tying his shoe, and had a piece of bread shoved into his mouth.
- I arranged to meet him in a pub in Naas and I was expecting someone older and I was hopping on one foot waiting to meet him when he came over to me.
- But you really do, much as it smarts - much as you'll feel like you're hopping on one foot - need to start venturing to the doc and the store and the bed alone.
- While a person may hop on one foot, it is difficult to envision a bird flying with only one wing.
- Her mother Bernadette added: ‘A week later she was hopping around on the one leg.’
- With a yelp of pain, he started hopping on one foot, glaring and cursing at the tree, which stood calmly and impassively before him.
- By my appointment time of 9.30 I was hopping around, and by the time I actually went in at 9.40 I was in sheer agony but oh the relief afterwards!
- The person in the toilet is taking ages and the littlest boy is hopping from foot to foot.
- I also remember when I was a kid my mother came hopping on one foot into my room, claiming she'd lost sensation in her lower leg save for excruciating pain.
- I let Jason's weight fall onto Brian and then they start onto towards the door, with Jason hopping on one foot.
- Each of us took turns pitching the lime-stone into one of the sections, and then we would hop on one foot in each section to collect the lime-stone.
- Suddenly I saw the folds of my bed curtain stir; and heard a bumping sound, like that caused by some person hopping on one foot across the floor.
- He's hopping from one foot to the other and his eyes wear a permanent smile.
- ‘You're hopping, you're jumping, you're running, you're planting your feet,’ he says.
- He was hopping along on one leg, and appeared to find breathing painful.
- Cedric jumped back to help her and unattached the shoe in a flash, but poor Jane was now hopping around on one foot.
3informal(move quickly)I'll hop along to the supermarket to get some bread — voy corriendo / en una escapada al supermercado a comprar pan
- the article hopped (about) from one subject to another — el artículo saltaba de un tema al otro
- hop in, I'll take you to the station — súbete, que te llevo a la estación
- hop in a taxi, it's too far to walk — tómate un taxi, es demasiado lejos para ir a pie
- to hop into bed with anyone — acostarse con cualquiera
- you stay in the car, I'll hop out and get a newspaper — quédate en el coche, (que) yo me bajo un momento a comprar el periódico
- to hop out of bed — bajarse de la cama (de un salto)
- to hop off/on a plane/train/bus — bajarse/tomarse de un avión/tren/autobús
transitive verbhopped, hopping
1US informaltomarpillar informal
2(jump over)(ditch/stream) saltar(ditch/stream) cruzar de un saltoto hop it — envelárselas Chile informal
- We followed a narrow dirt path off the main road, hopped a couple of fences, went across a field, up a hill, and there it was: it all came back to me.
- He hopped the fence behind the dormhouse and walked across the street.
- Brewer was accused of hopping the fence at a daycare center that Maddox was attending.
- Humpty Hump from the Digital Underground hops the ropes to join The Perceptionists.
- Not only did Monica fear for her family, she also had little privacy, because golfers often would hop their short backyard fence to search for errant shots.
- He'll probably think you're the coolest chick if you hop the fence and head to the court with the boys.
- The U.S., for its part, counted it as a victory when a member of the Bolshoi would hop an airport turnstile and defect.
- Hildebrand's first attempt at hopping the gender fence hasn't really proved all that difficult.
- I hopped the fence of Sal's Auto Lot and found the only car that wasn't a bucket.
- And William jumps off that little fellow and hops the fence and he and I run like crazy and hide in the house with all the animals that live in the dark.
- He hopped the small white fence and jogged over to us, fishing a pair of keys out of his khaki pants.
- Then he hopped the railing and trotted over the line.
- Now I don't get Down Under too often, so this is a good shot at having me hop the Pond to Australia while I'm there, as well as going to other place in EnZed.
- It hopped the distance between the two beds and settled down on Ariana's pillow.
- Cops cuffed him and brought him to the Guy station where he attempted to escape by hopping a small wall.
- During the event, Ezell hopped a guardrail and tried to run onto the field.
- When he thought it was safe to come out, he hopped a fence onto another street, only to find his attackers waiting there.
- I jumped a fence, ran down backyards and alleys, hopped another fence, and the dog was waiting.
- I hopped the railing and stood on the path, and she had knelt down to adjust the toddler's helmet about 80m ahead of me.
- If the weather's nice we hop a few fences and see parts of the park that no one except the forest rangers have visited for a century.
1lúpulo masculinethe flavor of hops — el sabor del lúpulo
- And we've got wine grapes and hops and asparagus and corn.
- The re-establishment of several other plant species such as sheep bush and native hops occurs after a wet year.
- Others include the shoots of both wild and cultivated hops, Humulus lupulus, known as ‘hop tops’.
- The oils that produce the hop flavor and aroma are very volatile and evaporate quickly, so the boiling hops only contribute bitterness to the beer - the flavor and aroma are added later.
- To relieve tension headaches or indigestion, include catnip, hops, or chamomile in your sleep formula.
- Brewed since 1900, Bohemia is named in honor of the hop growing and beer brewing region of the Czech Republic.
- In some instances the industry itself has disappeared: there are no more metropolitan tanneries; British beer is flavoured with Czech hops.
- The Green Party wishes the hop industry very well.
- According to German law, beer can only be brewed using barley, malt, hops, yeast and water - no nasty chemicals are allowed.
- Besides water, beer is made with three basic ingredients: barley, hops and yeast.
- Back in August, as the Evening Press reported, Andy had harvested his own crop of hops growing in the beer garden of the Monkgate pub.
- The best one, used in Beck's Alcohol-Free, is to brew as normal, allowing the hops, yeast and malts time to impart flavour, and then to remove the alcohol.
- Chamomile, lime flower, valerian, hops or passion flower all have relaxant properties and can be given to calm nerves and relax tense muscles.
- Aromatic, smoky, malty notes wrap themselves around the delicate flavours of the hops and the brewing yeasts.
- The hunt for treasure will include a visit to the old rose garden, the hop garden, the old engine pond, the Japanese garden and the new mathematical maze in the woods.
- Under this law only drinks which complied with the German Act could be sold as Bier, and this meant that the term could be used only in relation to those drinks which were made from barley, hops, yeast, and water.
- One garden bed features a trio of lattice panels hung with hops vine and a well travelled clematis, plus perennials like rudbeckia, delphinium and ligularia that keep the roots of the clematis shaded.
- At another, it is the nostalgic looking back to the way things were before they all went wrong, to the old time experiences of hops and hayfields, and walks down the Fulham Palace Road.
- In this Denver garden, the hop vine completely concealed its wire frame in a single summer.
- According to Okanagan Springs, the Bavarian Purity Law restricts beer to barley, water, hops and yeast, but in fact, the law permits the use of any type of grain so long as it has been malted.
- It is registered for use on powdery mildews in pome fruit, stone fruit, citrus fruit, soft fruit, vines, cucurbits, ornamentals, tobacco, hops and some vegetables.
- The hop shoot is tender and delicate with a short season until the end of May.
- In the highlands the Amhara grow barley, wheat, hops, and a variety of beans.
- Earlier this year CBN imported Copper Crest, which is touted as a traditional beer made from sorghum, maize, hops and caramel with yeast.
- Wheat, hops and barley were readily accessible.
- First class; the hops skip out the glass, snort up the nose and please the palate with a balance and harmony that would have many believing it had been hand-pulled by a proud publican. -
- Known by the scientific name Cannabis sativa, marijuana is an annual herb closely related to the hops used in beer brewing.
- This brew, made in Kentucky, includes not only hops, barley and water - but also hemp seed.
- An example of this would be a manufacturer acquiring retail outlets or a hop grower beginning to brew his own beer.
- Common menstrual disturbances among female hops-pickers suggest a potential endocrine effect of the hops plant.
- The resulting beer was that now characteristic of Australia: light in colour and body, but tasting strongly of bitter hops.
- Vines of hops covered the plastic on the second story.
- That means eliminating impure tastes in the brewing process so the flavour of the hops can emerge untainted.
- Franconian farmers switched to other crops, chiefly clover and hops, hence the irresistible rise of the Franconian brewing industry in this period.
- Hops are the flower of the hop vine, which is a member of the hemp family.
- Here, turn left on to SH 60, which passes through orchards of apples, hops and grapes.
- Yeast ferments the sugars in the malt to alcohol while the hops provide bitter flavour and aroma.
- The beer is brewed with ‘only the finest sun-ripened hops, grains and barley.’
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