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 container)tapa feminineput a lid on it, will you! — ¡cállate la boca! informal
- to flip one's lid — (go mad) perder la chaveta
- to keep the lid on sth — mantener algo tapado
- to put the (tin) lid on sth — (be final blow) ser la gota que colma el vaso
- to take / lift / blow the lid off sth — destapar algo
- A ghosting of orange eye shadow covered his lids and the slightest trace of orange lipstick made him look like a punk rocker.
- After covering the containers with a lid, they were placed into a water bath at 40°C.
- He advised anyone finding it to try to cover it up and suggested using a dustbin lid if it was curled up so it would be unable to escape.
- Whatever lockbox there is has 536 keys, but more importantly no lid.
- I just stare at the can periodically, wondering what kind of unpleasantness lurks just under that lid.
- Oftentimes, the only thing binding these teapots together is the fact that they each have a handle, spout and lid.
- I lifted the carefully decorated lid and found a note on the inside.
- A cutting board - included with the unit - fits over the stainless steel lid to create a work space.
- She looked up at him while she closed the fuel tank lid.
- As a result, it does not need either a tonneau cover nor a roof lid.
- Turn heat to high and close lid for at least 10 minutes.
- Give us a wheelie bin for the recycling waste and if it takes a month for some to fill it, then at least it will be in a secure container with a lid to secure the odours.
- He was large and bald and held a slightly dented trashcan lid.
- The pictures that decorated the outer covering were faded and the paper hinge that kept the lid fastened to the back side was nearly worn through.
- He asked one of the women who worked there, ‘Which lid goes with the medium coffee?’
- Sitting down at the chair, she lifted the first silver lid.
- The steam was still rising from it as the restaurant staff pressed a plastic lid onto the container.
- Cover with a lid to keep the smell and flies away.
- Lower the heat so that the milk is barely moving and cover with a lid.
- The removable lid of the two-chambered container supported the plant and was opaque.
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