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(person dispensing hospitality)anfitrión masculineanfitriona feminine(country/government) anfitriónI'm playing host to a group of exchange students tonight — esta noche recibo a un grupo de estudiantes extranjeros
- Barcelona played host to the Olympic Games — Barcelona fue la sede de las Olimpíadas
- the host for this year's tennis tournament will be Danvers High School — el campeonato de tenis se celebrará este año en Danvers High School
- In the event of unannounced guests, the host and hostess will usually sit beside the table.
- I can only hope that I am being as good a guest as they are hosts.
- The visit received a great deal of media attention and both the host and guest were pleased with the results.
- In Korea, the glass is emptied and the last few drops are shaken out, then it is passed to the guest and the host refills the glass.
- Dempsey's actions came at the end of a scramble over the right to an event that would bring money and political prestige for the host nation.
- But some of the traditional families are still in residence, aristocratic hosts who graciously receive paying guests and sit them down to dinner amongst the family silver.
- Out of politeness your hosts and the guests will occasionally talk to you in English, but don't be surprised if they get frustrated and revert to French for an hour or two.
- The Moreton children entertained their hosts with wartime songs, including Run, Rabbit, Run and the Dad's Army theme song Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler?
- Richard and Judy are like hosts at a dinner party whose guests discuss them endlessly on the way home.
- The beautiful and pristine Bangpakong Riverside Country Club was host for a Stableford competition.
- A limerick man of the world visiting a neighbour was handed the tv remote for entertainment when his host was temporarily called out of the house.
- Following these banquets of culinary delights, in poetry and prose, guests would laud the host and the pleasures they found in his food.
- I've been covering all kinds of events for many years and have sort of worked out a system of taking photos as soon as the party starts with as little bother as possible to the host and guests.
- Sligo County Council played host to a delegation of Travel Agents from Canada and America in the Civic Headquarters, Riverside last week.
- The main town along the Alpine Road is Garmisch-Partenkichen, which first became famous as a host of the Winter Olympics back in 1936.
- Once again Sligo Yacht Club proved themselves excellent hosts and organisers by bringing this important national event to the West.
- Four teams in addition to the hosts were invited to participate: University of Toronto, McMaster, Western and University of Guelph.
- The hosts and guests later enjoyed a candlelit dinner in the grounds.
- Chloe heard herself murmur polite thank-yous and good nights to their hosts and the various guests they encountered on their path to the front door.
- It should not have been an issue as the hosts shaded an entertaining first half when there could easily have been a couple of goals at each end and then ran away with the second half in every way except on the scoresheet.
- The beautiful Treasure Hill Golf and Country Club was host for a Stableford competition with dry and firm fairways and very fast greens.
- Glasgow's Barrowlands has been host to many a star, from Donatella Versace and Lulu to Simple Minds and Runrig.
- But remember: the host has many other guests to attend to, so don't be offended if they don't devote all their time to your personal comfort.
- One of my fellow guests, the host whispered, was a vegetarian - did I mind?
- What should have been a difficult test for Ayr turned into a romp as the hosts ransacked their guests.
- In fact, the desert oasis has played host to this event in five of the past six years.
- All the funds raised during the event will be distributed between Tendring Technology College, the hosts of the fun run, and local charities
- Inmates serving as hosts greeted the guests, made seating arrangements, served lunch and cleared tables.
- The horses pulling the carriage suddenly took fright for no apparent reason, snapped the traces and bolted off, startling both the hosts and their guest of honour.
- Geneva has always played host to the event since it began in 1971.
- A spokesman for the Department of Health said: ‘It is common-sense that the hosts of any large event are adequately equipped.’
- Both the US and beaten World Cup finalists China are among the eight teams invited to play in the event, which includes hosts Australia and Brazil.
- But in the six months that followed, by many accounts, a coolness developed between hosts and guests.
- Speaking of album launches, the White House Hotel in Ballinlough played host to two such events over the past three weeks.
- It will cement O'Brien's commitment to the host nation of the 2010 World Cup, and the country of his birth.
- This, the argument goes, is going to spoil it for everyone because Olympic chiefs will gauge enthusiasm for the games from throughout the host nation before awarding the event.
- It was the duty of her noble hosts to lay on entertainments as she went about the country.
- As always, the courses in and around Tramore played host to the event and once again, a superb week was had by all.
- St Nathy's Hall played host to the event entitled ‘Celebrating difference’.
- This tradition can be observed at political and diplomatic events when a host receives an important guest.
1.2Television Radiopresentador masculinepresentadora feminine
- Throughout the programme there will be live sections from Edinburgh, where comedian Craig Hill will be the television host.
- Radio talk show hosts will be broadcasting their shows live from Baghdad, Iraq.
- This term, in the sense that it is being bandied about by talk radio hosts and listeners alike, is new to me.
- Eventually, though, it became difficult to get in and out of my car, which is tricky when you're the host of a television programme that mostly involves getting into and out of cars.
- Since Limbaugh left the show, his spot has been filled by several guest hosts, including Tony Snow, Walter Williams and Matt Drudge.
- These days, she works as a daytime television presenter, gameshow host and author.
- So far, on-air replies to prodding by radio and television hosts have cast the candidate in an unfavourable light.
- It bewilders the 22 regular panelists on the show, every one of whom was asked to continue with this new program, some of them as guest hosts.
- In the bizarre world of conservative television pundits and talk radio hosts, loyalty means supporting the wars they support.
- These beliefs are being openly propagated to an audience of millions by shock-jock radio hosts across the Deep South - many of whom can be listened to over the web, if you can bear it.
- The hosts of the BBC's main TV and radio news bulletins typically earn at least £150,000 a year.
- But you still get the likes of Vincent Price, Candace Bergen and Twiggy appearing as guest hosts.
- I'll be having a chat with the guest host of the show, Crane Durham.
- The GMTV host will present his own programme starting just after the Olympics from Saturday 28 August.
- He's currently the host of the radio programme Pepper on Power 102FM.
- He is checking into a treatment center for the next 30 days, and turning his show over to guest hosts.
- The loss of star programme hosts could dent Commercial Radio's bottom line, say Hong Kong advertisement buyers.
- Last December, he became one of the guest hosts at 101.7 FM, teaching English to whitecollar workers on the air.
- America now has many opinionated television and talk radio hosts, who have presented their one sided and often inflammatory view of the situation.
- One of the radio talkback hosts at the centre of the renewed debate is Leighton Smith, the morning presenter at the Auckland station NewsTalk ZB.
2.1(of parasite)huésped masculinebefore noun host animal/organism — animal/organismo huésped / receptor
- If blood parasites have a detrimental effect on their hosts, heavy parasite infections will correlate with low host reproductive success.
- Thus, defenses evolved in response to one parasite can give hosts protection against other parasitic species.
- Parasites that manipulate the sex of their hosts are called reproductive parasites - and they are not as rare as one might like to think.
- Carbon flows out from the plant host to the fungus, and mineral nutrients flow from the fungus to the plant.
- This approach needs to be refined and extended to other associations between parasitic plants and their hosts.
(of transplant)receptor masculinereceptora feminine
- There are the intelligent sows called pigoons, bred as hosts for human transplant organs.
- If the host was suitable, both couples received in depth counselling.
- Scientists have discovered that up to 20 percent of a donor heart may be composed of host tissue within days of the transplant.
- The absence of the riboflavin biosynthetic pathway in the human host is advantageous with regard to drug development.
- The intensity of the rejection response is determined by both the biology of the tissue and the host's response to that tissue.
- Nodule formation involves responses of the host in various root tissues.
- Later tissue staining showed that the implants' vessels grew into the host tissue and the host's vessels grew into the constructs.
- Thus, a mid-tibia amputation, when grafted to the mid-femur of a host, will heal without intercalation.
- This approach reported above both requires the host to grow the organ and may not yield a perfectly immune compatible organ.
- The bulk of pulmonary inflammatory cells in the recipient animals originate from the host and are not the transferred cells.
- Thus, the rescued eye tissues arise from the host and not the donor.
- Thawed slices of ovary might be grafted to the host, either to the remaining ovarian site or to an ectopic site such as the uterus or under the skin.
1(be the venue for)Washington will once again be hosting the conference — la conferencia volverá a celebrarse en Washington
2Television Radio(game/show/quiz) presentar
1(multitude)gran cantidad femininea whole host of difficulties — gran cantidad de dificultades
- Revellers were greeted by funfair rides, stalls and a whole host of other entertainments on one of the hottest days of the year so far when they reached the park.
- For the U.S. media, the story presented a host of problems.
- The fun and frolics continued on stage as Silly Billy the Clown and his sidekick Candy Floss kept the kids entertained with a host of hilarious antics.
- There will be live music throughout the day, a fun fare, bouncing castle, tug of war, sheaf throwing and a whole host of entertainment.
- The agenda is still being compiled but there will be a host of guest speakers.
- The World Toilet Summit in Beijing will feature a host of guest speakers from across the globe discussing the latest toilet technology.
- The score also includes a host of popular Italian songs from days gone by.
- For 12 years of her Met Office career, she has provided forecasts on a host of BBC television and radio channels.
- A host of entertainment is laid on over the weekend.
- It all throws up a host of memories for anyone who went to Berlin pre-1990.
- I have a host of acquaintances, a myriad of contacts, but no one besides Lucas I can call a real friend.
- The evening will include a meal and a traditional music disco with a host of celebrity guests from the worlds of sport, entertainment and the national media.
- The club organised a host of money-making events, including raffles, bring and buy and car boot sales, and undertook each stage of the work as they raised enough money.
- Face painters, street entertainers and a host of displays gave visitors young and old the opportunity to have fun and find out more about the borough council.
- The former dictator faces a host of war crime charges.
- That is why he formed the Delhi Automative Racing Association and help organise a host of national level events in the past.
- There are a host of other issues around that as well.
- The evening will also feature storytelling and music led by Jim Kearney and friends, with a host of entertaining songs and stories on the agenda.
- Listen out for his new album due out shortly which will feature guest appearances by a host of well known acts including Brendan Grace and Isla Grant.
- The bags are also useful for a host of other things.
2literary(army)huestesLord of Hosts — Señor de los Ejércitos masculine
- If he had the ring, he could command a great army and drive away the hosts of Mordor.
- So he merely stood on the wall above the gate, watching his army take on the host of elves.
- Suddenly a host of angels appeared with swords drawn.
- But they all hoped he would appear at any moment, complete with a host of angels at his back, and deliver them from their captivity.
- Will a great host of heaven, a great army of angels, accompany the Messiah at His Return?
1the Host — la Eucaristía
- to receive the Host — recibir la Eucaristía
- Others were made of crystal, enabling the Host to be seen.
- He placed a miniscule piece of the Host on her tongue.
- Later, rows over the nature of the Host plunged Europe into almost permanent warfare for nearly three centuries.
- Only direct contact with the Holiest of items, The Host, The Cross, and Holy water, will suffice to repel her.
- The deacons will substitute for priests at weekend ceremonies of readings and prayers, but will not be able to consecrate the Host.
- Nothing was too large: the composition of the Host in the mass; the conduct of priests.
- He held the Host and then the chalice high for a solid minute.
- In response to his ‘Amen,’ I lean forward to place the Host on his tongue.
- In the National Gallery's Mass of Saint Giles, for example, the saint elevates the Host at the moment of consecration.
- Over the years candles were added to the tree along with round cookies - shaped like the Host - as symbols of the Redemption.
- I have never seen or heard the Host so referred to in the context of the Mass.
- The unhappy woman had hidden the Host in her veil after receiving.
- The point of the elevation was to allow the faithful to adore the already consecrated Host.
- He encouraged devotion to the Host as well as daily almsgiving.
- Wirth adds that the rise in Last Judgment imagery occurs not coincidentally at a time when the profanation of the Host becomes a concern of zealous clerics.
- And so another parishioner and I took our Host, and broke it, and gave it to the Aboriginal girls.
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