In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1British (attic)desván masculinebuhardilla feminineático masculinealtillo masculinezarzo masculine Colombialoft ladder — escalera del desván (or de la buhardilla etc.) feminine
- My friend James got a good deal on a couple of cases of wine but the only room he had for storage was in his loft.
- Graham spent the bulk of his day today sorting out the junk in the garage, creating a boarded storage loft in the roof space, and separating out a couple of loads of rubbish to go to the recycling centre tomorrow.
- The ‘new’ museum combines modern elements with remnants of the original structure in an adaptive reuse that also includes public and private office space and residential lofts.
- The top floor flat even has a modish sleeping loft overlooking the living space below.
- Renovations of his SoHo loft in Manhattan were featured in a glowing article in Architectural Digest.
- Measures as simple as insulating lofts and switching off appliances can help to combat the problem.
- In the past, many cottages consisted of only one or two rooms, plus a sleeping loft.
- Ither's house was actually a loft in an apartment building.
- The inside has a sleeping loft that will sleep 4-6.
- Beyond the ground floor, however, the transformation of the office building into lofts has taken a controversial turn.
- Since the bridge blocks much of the sunlight shining in the loft's direction, Brayton had to devise ways to warm the space from the inside.
- The resulting mixed-use complex has 175,000 square feet of commercial space and 171 residential lofts.
- They bought the former council house and converted the loft into a bedroom for their two eldest daughters.
- Is there space in your garage or carport for a storage loft?
- In fact, sleeping is relegated to a front room and the loft, and the bigger bunkroom space is used as an alternate living room.
- The 67-unit project contains a wide variety of housing types, including two- and three-story townhouses, flats, lofts, and three single-family houses on the north end.
- Whimsical designs have cropped up everywhere from downtown lofts to uptown ranch homes.
- They will probably convert the loft and I would guess the kitchen and bathroom will be totally changed.
- The second-floor loft, which used to house Plantation, their plant and flower warehouse, is for rent.
- In the rear of a house just half a block away from my house, there was a three-garage outbuilding with storage lofts above each garage.
1.2hay loftpajar masculine
1.3US (in warehouse)masculine loft
- On one job we were building a loft in a large warehouse.
- North of the famous commercial area, the Loop, converted factory lofts now house ethnic art galleries and yuppie advertising agencies.
- In recent years, developers had considered converting the building into lofts, but a deal did not materialize.
- Turn some of the factories into lofts using the New York limitation that only registered artists and cultural people can rent them.
- Now, warehouse-style lofts and apartments continue to attract more people.
- The brick and the exposed duct work make this place feel like one of those trendy, oversize lofts that was converted from an old factory.
- That space consists largely of residential blocks and light industrial space and warehousing easily converted to lofts, on the eastern side of the city.
- The mill, with its well-cultivated catacomb charm, factory building bleakness and fancy lofts, could be described as the home of the New Leipzig School if you want to think of it in home terms.
- She raved about how she could convert the factory space into a fabulous loft for herself.
- In 1999, after three years of construction, the old candy factory on the corner of Queen and Shaw reopened, converted into stylish and expensive residential lofts.
1.4(elevated area)galería femininechoir/organ loft — galería del coro/órgano feminine
- Other getaway realms include the loft and the lower level.
2pigeon loftpalomar masculine
1(ball) lanzar por lo alto
- He got ahead in the count 2-0, but on the next pitch, he lofted a fly ball to left field - deep enough to score the run, but a bringdown nonetheless.
- A boundary was more likely than a three and Giles came down the wicket and tried to loft the ball over the in-field on the leg-side.
- Smith actually was lofting the ball out onto the lane about 15 feet.
- Having gone to a lighter ball is probably the reason you are lofting the ball farther out onto the lane, or you could have lost some knee bend.
- Pass after pass was lofted astray and only the muscle of Goodman appeared to offer the visitors hope of deliverance.
- The Dutch master lofted a gorgeous ball to Henry.
- Swinging defensively, Lynn lofted a short fly down the left field line.
- He gave himself acres of room to loft the ball over cover but ended up finding nothing but air.
- England's batting hero shrugged off such trifling concerns, laughed at the nine fielders posted on boundary patrol, and promptly lofted a six over them.
- Well, this guy ran down, made his turn in, came in for a layup, and lofted it up over the square.
- Smith began to loft the ball to search for the pocket.
- Robert Smith made this type of shot famous when he did it on ESPN, where he was able to loft the ball more than 15 feet to get the ball back onto the lane.
- The straw that broke the camel's back came in the 16th minute when a high ball was lofted into the Ballyhaunis defence only to be punched into the net by one of their own players.
- Ball after ball was lofted into the Colt goalmouth but time and again their defence came up trumps as they repelled attack after attack.
- On old wood lanes, bowlers would have to loft the ball farther out on the lane to get the ball to delay its hook and have enough hitting power.
- The first was to loft the ball over the bar for one of the finest points he has ever scored and probably the most important.
- He saw a cornerback blitz coming and lofted a perfect 14-yard completion to Wayne down the left sideline.
- Rodriguez lofted a long fly ball as Damon could only look up for a cursory farewell.
- A coach lofts the ball at the rim to simulate an errant shot, and the drill is on.
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