In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1feminine llavefeminine llavemasculine abridorI've lost my house/car keys — he perdido las llaves de casa/del coche
- turn the key twice — dale dos vueltas a la llave
- key holder — administrador de llaves
- From her pockets, she produced a key and inserted the key into the door, opening it.
- He pulled the keys out, opened the door and slammed it closed.
- When he reached her door, he turned the spare key in the lock and walked inside.
- Peterson glared at him as he pulled a house key from his jacket pocket.
- But Moore had a set of keys, so he opened the door for himself.
- Then they tried to use the keys to open the door but put the wrong key in the lock.
- I inserted my key into the lock and opened the door, listening for telltale sounds.
- When David Brooke arrived the curtains were closed and the keys were inside the door lock.
- Thieves are only too happy to look out for people leaving their doors open and keys on show.
- It will be a far cry from North Sea Camp open prison where inmates have keys to their own rooms.
- He also made a large key for the door of Sheriff Hutton Hall.
- It took him a few minutes to find the right key and open the lock.
- In the recovery room and three theatres, the drugs cupboards had been opened using force and the metal cupboards inside had been opened with keys.
- Ryan turned his house key in the door and followed Katalyn inside.
- Later on I realized I had lost my keys and Bernie found them in the sand, about fifteen feet away from where we were sitting.
- Gone forever are the enormous key rings with the bunches of clanging keys carried by the prison officers.
- Maria fiddled with the keys, trying to open the lock to the door of her yellow convertible.
- I fished out my keys, opened the door, and let him in.
- He walked me to the door and I fumbled with my keys before opening it.
- He bent down and pushed the key into the keyhole.
1.2(for clock, mechanical toy)llave feminine
- Slotted stems are turned with a screwdriver and square ones are turned with a radiator key.
- Along the same line are the T-shaped hex tools with vinyl grips and L-shaped keys for greater torque power.
- The front of the tail mount is attached the keel and the back is elevated, plus there is no screw key below the keel.
- Threats of police action to obtain the clock winding key were made recently.
- Use a lag-screw system that includes a special key that can sink or retrieve the screw.
- The clock does work, you wind it up with a key and it has a clear ringing double chime and right now it is keeping time.
- It later serviced the local textile industry, but then found a niche with the water industry, making valve keys for reservoirs and water mains.
- Remove adjusting keys and wrenches from tool before turning it on.
1.3feminine llavemasculine interruptormasculine manipulador
- Now he reached for the keys, turned the ignition key and waited, half-expecting the car not to start.
- Thieves have been preying on motorists who leave their keys in the ignition and engines running to defrost their cars.
- She had learned to shoot a pistol, crawl under barbed wire, tap out gibberish on a Morse key.
- Figuring they'd be arguing for awhile, she just pulled the keys out of the ignition and leaned back across the seat, looking her son in the eye.
- There are systems already installed in our vehicles to warn us that we have left our headlights on or our keys in the ignition.
- The key was in the ignition and Jessie was about to pull out of the parking lot, when she stopped.
- Anytime we flip a switch, turn a key in the ignition, or mail a letter, we expect something to happen.
- Alysha took the keys out of the ignition and locked the car.
- A woman sits at a telegraph key and rattles Morse code along a wire.
- When police stopped him his car engine was switched off and the keys were in the ignition and he was sitting in the driver's seat.
- I sighed with relief before sliding into the jeep and slipping the keys in the ignition.
- She put the keys into the ignition and sped off into the night, trying to find something to concentrate on besides her disturbing memories.
- Twist the key in the ignition and the engine doesn't so much explode into life as dutifully and modestly clear its throat.
- He switched the keys in the ignition and the car started to roar.
- He swerved into his parking space on the dock, took his key out of the ignition, locked the car and ran up to the ship.
- Lucas shifted the car into park before pulling the keys from the ignition.
- He also grabbed the car keys from the ignition to prevent them driving off.
- I am now car-less and about £2,000 out of pocket, as I don't think that the insurance will pay out as I had left the keys in the ignition.
- Because it was a secluded spot with no-one else around she left the keys in the ignition with the engine running.
- Using the Morse key, operators at the stations were able to communicate with the world 24 hours a day.
- I put everything back in the bag, grabbed my keys out of the ignition, locked the doors, slung the bag over my shoulder and waited.
- I put the keys in the ignition and backed out of the driveway.
- She turned the key in the ignition and they left Pickering Beach, driving west.
1.4(peg, wedge)cuña feminine
- In the box you also get a well-written manual, a bag of drive rails, a large collection of screws/standoffs and the keys for the side panel.
- A cotter key fits in the two holes I drilled at the bottom and holds it open or shut.
- Depending on the type of block you are using, there is typically some sort of key that locks one row to the row below it.
- Opening the bubble-wrap we find the main unit, an instruction leaflet and a small bag with the screws and 2 keys.
2.1(to puzzle, code etc)clave feminine
- Your report says that she has the code keys memorized.
- Asymmetric encryption relies on two keys that work together as a pair an encryption key and a decryption key.
- I have been trying to get my hands on that answer key for several years, and kept getting turned down.
- There are many ways of cheating on standardized tests other than doctoring the answer keys or even using questions from the test in class exercises.
- The strongest of all cipher systems require a random key as long as the message that's being sent.
- After the teaching tips and 175 daily lessons, there's a set of workbook answer keys, tests and quiz drill sheets.
- Cryptographic keys and iris code reside in the smart card.
- The ‘DaVinci code’ of the title refers to cryptic keys supposedly incorporated by Leonardo da Vinci into his art.
- More recent viruses and blended threats also extract passwords, decryption keys and logged keystrokes.
- If there are keys for answers, check what your child will be learning and see if it's in a skill that will be called for.
- Answer keys for tests and practice problems are found in each chapter.
- My music students have those same moments because they, too, have the answer key.
- A good open-ended question should include a detailed answer key for the person marking the paper.
- So, be careful with this CD-ROM set as you should be with the answer key in any math textbook.
- In North Carolina, no one at the school has access to the answer key or to grading the essays on our state tests.
- Then, she tried the drawer of the desk that she knew the test answer key was hidden in.
- If there are no answer keys, compare your answers against those of some friends of yours who are also doing the practice competitions.
- The classroom teacher rated each test using answer keys, while the second author independently scored all tests.
- The encryption keys are sent over dedicated links, and the messages ciphered with those keys are transmitted over the Internet.
- Stream ciphers are essentially practical adaptations of the Vernam Cipher with small keys.
- Quantum cryptography systems discard these corrupt keys and only use codes that are known to be secure.
- How could you get a secret encryption key to someone in cyberspace?
- British agents broke into the Spanish Embassy in Washington and stole the keys to their ciphers, enabling Bletchley Park to crack the Spanish codes.
2.2(to map)explicación de los signos convencionales feminine
- There is extensive use of place names without accompanying maps throughout the book, and many of the maps provided lack keys and scales.
- References to pertinent illustrations are noted within the keys to help the user visualize and clarify the plant anatomy in question.
- In fact, as will be obvious to any reader who has ever used an index, the symbols in the key refer to the chapters in which the characters appear.
- For the reader who is not familiar with Soviet map symbols, there is a key in the back of the book.
- References within the tables themselves are listed in a key below each individual Appendix.
3(crucial element)clave femininepatience is the key — la paciencia es el factor clave / la clave
4feminine teclafeminine llave
(tonality)tono masculinetonalidad femininein the key of D minor — en (tono de) re menor
- to be in/off key — estar/no estar en el tono
- to go off key — desentonar
- to play/sing in key — tocar/cantar en el tono
1(woman/man) clave(question/factor) clave(question/factor) fundamentalthe key jobs — los puestos clave
1(attune)to key sth to sth — adaptar / adecuar algo a algo
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