In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine salónfeminine sala (de estar) Britishmasculine living Latin America Britishmasculine salón Spain BritishTV lounge — sala / salón de la televisión
- You stay in nice hotels and walk around in the same locker rooms and lounges as the top players.
- The ground floor of the complex will contain a spa, while the second floor will house a conference centre, a club room, and lounge.
- She found him sitting in the lounge, staring moodily off into space.
- The first reception room, the lounge, is to the right of the entrance hall.
- Discos, jazz clubs, piano lounges, pubs and wine bars are amongst a whole host of nightlife options that await visitors when dusk falls.
- We share a kitchen, bathroom and lounge with other tenants in the house.
- The house has a lounge, kitchen, dining room, two bedrooms, a bathroom and conservatory.
- An office, a dining room, a lounge and a kitchen are also on the same level.
- All of the ground floor is a single apartment, with four bedrooms, lounge, sitting room, dining room and kitchen.
- The house has a lounge, kitchen/dining room, conservatory and three bedrooms.
- The premises comprises a restaurant/dining room, public bar and lounge and a private function area.
- In five days, we'll have a proper house with a proper lounge and a proper kitchen.
- He made his way into our house and found the lounge and sat down.
- After supping our drinks and relaxing in the lounge we were taken into the restaurant.
- San Francisco also has varied nightlife ranging from bars to lounges to clubs.
- Some club owners like to keep the locker rooms or lounges free of music so that members can more easily visit or relax.
- Steve showed me through to the lounge and I recall thinking how beautiful their house was.
- Plush lounges and hotel bars are de rigueur in NYC for evening entertaining.
- In addition to a bar / lounge and dining room, it has 40 guest bedrooms.
- Across the hall, a wooden staircase leads down to the interconnecting lounge and dining room.
- And in the meantime, Bill, John and Seamus will continue to travel the winding roads of the province providing top dancing sounds in the lounges, halls and hotels around the region.
- The Imperial Hotel, which was refurbished recently, is graded two star and has bars, a lounge and function rooms.
- The blaze, caused by a discarded cigarette, started in the lounge while the family was sleeping.
- Firemen say it may have been started by candles which were left burning in the lounge of the semi-detached house.
- On the ground floor there is a lounge, sitting room, dining room and kitchen.
- The first and second floors host ten en-suite bedrooms, a guest lounge and dining room with its own kitchen facilities.
- Two girls worked in the library, one in the club office, and the rest were spread out in the preparation room and the club lounge, where there was an icecream counter.
- The proposal is for a 23-bedroomed hotel with a function room, bar and lounge, cold room and storage.
- The house has a lounge / family room, kitchen cum dining room, sitting room, four bedrooms, a utility room and a bathroom.
- He slipped into Carolyn's house and met her in the lounge.
- Police are treating as suspicious a blaze which wrecked the lounge of a house in Bedford.
- First there was the lounge / sittingroom in the Victorian style.
- The first floor would be used for training and the ground floor would have an assembly room, lounge and refreshment bar.
- Modern developments have encouraged the formation of professional troupes, who perform on public occasions, at international festivals, and in theaters and hotel lounges.
- The hotel will feature meeting rooms, a restaurant and lounge, hotel bar, function rooms and a leisure centre.
- Each has two bedrooms, a lounge, a dining room and a kitchen, and they stand in a decent area of garden.
- Paramedics turned up at the house and found her body in the lounge partially covered by a blanket.
- Discussions are still taking place as to whether the new meeting room will be a bookable room or a lounge exclusively for campus clubs.
- The clubhouse and an adjacent conference centre now include en suite bedrooms, bars, lounges, restaurants and function rooms.
- A few months ago, I was relaxing in the coffee lounge of a large hotel after an anniversary dinner with my wife.
1(laze)to lounge around / about — no hacer nada
- I spent the weekend lounging around — me pasé el fin de semana sin hacer nada / holgazaneando
2(loll)he lounged in his chair — estaba repatingado en su sillón
- they were lounging against the bar — estaban apoyados en la barra
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