In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1pasador masculinepestillo masculinemasculine segurothe door is on the latch — la puerta no está cerrada con llave
- It is a good idea to actually install the spring latch itself in the door temporarily to be sure the plate is properly located.
- Wasting no time I pulled on my trousers and buckled them, kicking into my shoes and grabbing my shirt and jacket when the door latch opened.
- Sturdy metal doors, held shut with spring latches, keep prying eyes and little hands away from the internal components.
- The side access panel is secured and released by means of two knurled thumbscrews and a spring-loaded latch.
- A deadbolt is more secure than a spring-driven latch since it's much harder to push the bolt in from the side of the door.
- One latch is spring-loaded and another is a two-position switch that prevents the battery from slipping out accidentally.
- The fore-end is mounted to the barrels not with a cheap spring latch as on late American doubles, but rather with a nicely inlet lever release.
- She pushed a series of buttons on the outside of the door and a latch unhitched.
- The kiln includes a floating door system with four spring door latches and a recess on the inner door surface.
- Of course, it is a little late to be thinking about this now, since the plate must align with the spring latch of the lock you just installed.
- He fumbled for the latch to open his door, and left the limousine and the beautiful woman behind as quickly as he could.
- John steps silently into the hallway and closes the door behind him, careful not to make a noise when he presses the button on the metal latch.
- Within seconds, I had located the latch and opened the door.
- The key turned, the latch unlocked and the door opened.
- When you depress the spring-loaded latch it opens smoothly on a hinge (also spring loaded).
- I was also very impressed with the ease with which the split rear seats could be dropped using spring-loaded latches.
- The latch didn't catch, and the door shivered open.
- There is a second lock preventing the latch from opening the door.
- John undid the latch and opened the door as if he were breaking in, using his shoulder like a battering ram.
- Outside, several latches disengaged, one after another.
1the door is latched — la puerta está con pestillo / con el pasador echado
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