In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of rented dwelling)casera femininedueña femininearrendadora femininemy landlady — la dueña de mi casa (or apartamento etc.)
- It had been difficult to find a landlady willing to rent to us - a jobless teenager and his runaway girlfriend.
- Christmas saw Lucy giving hand-sewn presents to her landlord, landlady and Jane the servant.
- My landlady, Ita, needs this week's rent, or she will start practising the violin again.
- I drive over to the old landlady's house to drop in the remaining rent, get her to sign the bond form.
- I don't blame the absent landlady either, obviously, because that would be irrational in the extreme.
- The rent was £4 a week and the landlady, Sally, lived in the basement.
- He makes up his mind to propose to his landlady, to adopt her child.
- The landlady refused to comment or speculate on the cause of the blaze.
- After a while, I got up from my desk and crossed to the window which overlooked my landlady's garden and the front steps of the building.
- He's the local kid my landlady hires to bring in wood and mow the lawn.
- Just ten days later Oldham County Court granted an injunction forcing the landlady to allow her tenant back into the property.
- Now the landlady really does have to do something.
- I'm a week late with the rent, but my esteemed landlady said it was okay as long as I pay up next week, and give her a free guitar lesson.
- Against better advice, too, because despite the promises of my landlady to send a plumber round, the radiator in the bathroom is still leaking.
- The author also went to great lengths recounting his tough-break with a landlady after renting a house.
- Apparently, the two guys and two girls are classmates, and they came to the landlady together, wanting to rent the room.
- Both the landlord and landlady came out dressed in their nightclothes.
- The police used to come and cause trouble and fine the landlady for having rural migrants
- They are tenants who have hung around for 20 years - and their discovery turned their landlady's life upside down.
- My daughter, who works for a bank, thinks I should buy a property and become a landlady.
2(of small hotel)dueña femininepatrona feminine
- Council officers are still urging landlords and landladies to get their applications for the new licences in before the deadline of 6 August.
- And what's good for government is good for the people - hoteliers and landladies were showing no mercy either.
- I'm afraid to say whilst there are some good landlords and landladies in town, there are also some who need to stop looking so miserable, put a smile on their face and start offering a genuine welcome along with some value for money
- The peace camp was offered new accommodation by the landlady of the Axe and Compass public house in Kempsford.
- The 53-year-olds are the landlady and landlord of the Lord Nelson in York Village, Langho.
- She will be especially missed by her locals, who regarded her not as a landlady or a publican but as a friend.
- The present landlord and landlady Mike and Stacey Coombes opted for pastures new, meaning that the pub is up for grabs from today.
- Anne has developed the reputation of being one of the best landladies in the business and is a celebrity cook, no less.
- I know most of the landlords and landladies here and they certainly wouldn't sell alcohol to children.
- I used to be a pub landlady and catering manager, and I can't do it any more.
- The landlord and landlady of The Craven justly feel they are equally the victims concerning an alleged offence they know nothing about.
- A drinker who smashed up his favourite boozer after a row with the landlady unwittingly landed himself a court appearance.
- The comedy is set in a Northern English pub with the gambling landlord and bubbly landlady playing host to an eclectic mix of their regulars.
- Across the road, landlord and landlady Mark and Tracey Whittam, of The Red Lion pub, were dealing with their own flood.
- And - this is the great thing - your small group eats together, in the hotel, at country restaurants or with village landladies.
- Fun-loving landlord and landlady Ricky and Donna Salt donned fancy dress to really help the party go with a swing.
- But landlady Mary Wood, who took over the pub seven months ago, is looking to the future.
- As the night draws to a close and the remaining few are left in the town's pubs, landlords and landladies call time at 11 before you stagger into the Indian-Chinese-Italian-Mexican-or Kebab shop takeaway and you're in the midnight hour.
- A landlord and landlady today told of the battle to prevent their pub being ruined by flood water.
- The landlady and landlord do the cooking themselves and the pub offers very good value.
3British(of pub)feminine dueñafeminine patronafeminine encargada
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