In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Miningmármol masculinea marble-topped table — una mesa de mármol
- Double doors to the right lead to a large drawing room with polished oak floor and marble fireplace.
- My feet were placed upon the white marble floor and I sighed yet again.
- The room was painted pearl white which happened to match the polished marble floor.
- Double doors lead to a sitting room with antique marble fireplace and polished timber floor.
- Pat and his staff also work with a number of quarries to allow them get limestone and marble directly at the most competitive price.
- Its highly polished surfaces were a pearl white marble with veins of soft grey.
- He glanced around his master suite room; the floor was blue and white marble.
- The two shower rooms and the main bathroom have white sanitary ware and either natural flagstone floor or white marble tiles.
- The floors were made from highly polished white marble that appeared to be as new as the day it had been set down.
- She had changed the design plans for her floor from black marble to white marble - they never saw it coming.
- The floor was the same white marble, and a crystal chandelier hung from the slightly domed ceiling.
- The most handsome and timeless of materials is stone such as marble, granite, limestone, or slate.
- Inside, they laid their burden down on a large slab of polished white marble that was set up in the center of the tomb.
- He replaced the stone of the fireplace front with glossy white marble tiles.
- She walked through her kitchen and down the hall to the foyer, which was complete with white marble flooring and a crystal chandelier.
- Internally there is a mosaic tiled floor, stone and marble pillars and part marble-clad walls.
- All buildings were built of the same white stone, possibly limestone or marble.
- He has the kind of idealized face that's made to be observed in repose, like he was a painting or a sculpture in cool white marble or something.
- Below the glacier lies granite, seamed through with limestone and marble which the constant rush of meltwater has honeycombed with caves.
- Most sculpture is carved in white marble and often is displayed in palaces and public buildings.
1.2Artescultura de mármol feminineestatua de mármol feminine
- Sciberras excels in his evaluation of evidence and in technical matters such as the precise identification of all the various marbles.
- Echoing the pleas of the Greeks for the repatriation of the Elgin marbles, Egypt has appealed to the British Museum for the return of the Rosetta Stone.
- What caused the marble to fall from the Supreme Court building?
- When Greeks talk about their missing marbles, they are usually referring to Lord Elgin's souvenir-hunting around the Parthenon.
- The marbles of Franklin and Washington seem too sharply white when placed in the company of those which have not been in the hands of museums or the trade, such as the Antoine Louis referred to above.
- The British government has remained steadfast in its refusal to return the marbles.
- Almost everywhere one can see the names and other writings which the visitors inscribe on the stones and marbles.
- Within that huge space, the marbles will be arrayed around the outside of a rectangular structure that is the same length and width as the Parthenon.
- Fourth and fifth Century writers describe the richness of its marbles, mosaics, frescoes, and the silver manger replacing the original clay one.
- The outline of the field was clearly marked with a border of white marbles about four feet high.
- Only the works of art, the durable white marbles, have outlasted antiquity to become part of the museum collections of modern Rome.
- Of the outstanding figures of the period, Henry Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel, was the first to collect marbles seriously.
2Gamescanica femininebolita feminine South Americato play marbles — jugar a las canicas
- for all the marbles
- that defeat was for all the marbles — esa derrota fue decisiva / definitiva
- to lose one's marbles — (go mad) perder la chaveta
- the old man's lost his marbles — el viejo está reblandecido
- to pick up one's marbles — tirar la toalla / la esponja
- She kept herself busy playing whip a top, hoopla, marbles, hopscotch, hide and seek and oranges and lemons.
- They would like to ban possession of marbles, golf balls, batteries, as potentials for causing damage as projectiles.
- He held up a game he was scheduled to pitch because he was playing marbles with children outside the park.
- The game board tumbled to the ground and twenty red and yellow marbles rolled in various directions across the floor, beneath the bed, and under the dresser.
- Buzul-bazi is a game like marbles or dice, played with sheep's knucklebones.
- He puts on his dressing gown, tearing one of its pockets in his haste, letting marbles scatter across the floor.
- Or, out in the playground, compete in a game of conkers, marbles and - if you are up for it - hopscotch and skipping.
- One was playing with two glass marbles, rolling them from hand to hand, completely ignoring the unearthly commotion going on around him.
- Children play a game like marbles with cashew seeds.
- For example, hard and even surfaces allow for children to play marbles or hopscotch, or to practice riding a scooter.
- The object of the game is to capture either 2 marbles of each color, or 3 white, 4 gray, or 5 black marbles.
- For Irving, I bought a one dollar sack of glass marbles.
- That could mean anything from a child of three trying to balance on a big brother's skateboard at the top of a flight of stairs, to little children swallowing marbles or other small toys.
- Children play hide-and-seek, hopscotch, round dances, and marbles.
- Fill martini glasses with BBs or marbles, leaving 1/2 inch at the top of the glass.
- His enigmatic assemblages glimmer with glitter, buttons, beads, marbles and plastic toys, bearing what appear to be images of mythic emperors and omniscient eyes.
- But as the years went by, Bishop noticed that her son, who loved to play marbles on the ground out back, always seemed to have infected sores on his knees.
- He liked to chase fire engines, lead parades and play marbles under the stands between innings of games.
- The children also took part in Victorian pastimes such as Throw the Horseshoe, a coconut shy, a tin can alley, marbles and hoop the duck.
- She returned with her Chinese checkers board and sack of marbles and then proceeded to set the game up between them.
- Outdoor games like marbles, jacks, hopscotch not only occupy your kids, they will also strengthen coordination skills.
- Decades ago, children were always filled with immense pleasure when playing tag, marbles, jumping rubber bands or hopscotch.
- In front of the chair, three black children were on their hands and knees playing some kind of game with marbles.
- This has caused such a flurry in Tess's world of education that her school has now banned sledging, along with conkers, marbles, yo-yos and the sack race at school sports.
- As she sat at the edge of his feet, failing to become amused from her silly game of marbles, she'd glance towards him every so often in hope that he might finally speak to her and prove that he wasn't quite so ill as she thought.
- Drive-by vandals hurling rocks and marbles at glass shopfronts are forcing business owners to fear for their safety and bear the cost of thousands of dollars in repairs.
- These include tag, hide-and-seek, kite-flying, marbles, and spinning tops.
- He devises a game of marbles, and sits with the child and plays.
- So he bought a jar and filled it with 1,000 marbles.
- She listened very closely as a hole in the table opened up and the marble fell out into Benny's hands.
- They laid their marbles on the floor and played for an hour.
- One contains 2 black marbles, another one contains 2 white marbles, and the third contains one black marble and one white one.
- Other traditional games such as skipping and marbles are also being brought back in other primary schools.
- His early experiments involved catapulting marbles across a tub of water in his garden.
- As for the history: the game of marbles may be claimed by the ancient Romans, or perhaps in India five hundred years ago.
- It might have been brazen but it was the only way you could get things like cigarette cards back then, and cigarette cards, along with glass marbles, were staples of the small child's barter system.
- Pupils at Seend School did most of the organisation for the event themselves and thought of ideas for games, including a treasure hunt, marbles and lucky dips.
- The main thing I remember about that movie is that I think he threw marbles on the ground and the fellow fell over.
- She and Benjamin weren't exactly working together; both were too eager to get the small marbles off the floor.
- So time went by very fast, we were now playing outdoor games like tig, hide and seek and marbles or ‘Taws’, as we knew them.
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