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 animal, human)leche feminine(bottle/production/quotas) (before noun) de leche(product) lácteogoat's/sheep's milk — leche de cabra/oveja
- milk churn — lechera
- milk cow — vaca lechera
- milk jug — lechero
- milk (sauce)pan — cacerola para la leche
2(of coconut)leche feminine(with masculine article in the singular) agua feminine
3British(lotion)leche femininecrema feminine
1(herd/cow) ordeñar(snake) extraer el veneno de
- He grew up on the couple's farm in Bugthorpe where he loved to help out feeding the animals and milking the cows.
- He's now milking tarantulas for their venom, and has recently been granted a licence to export that venom.
- Learning how to milk cows and shear sheep was crucial.
- Almost half of the increased output would come from milk which is now retained on dairy farms due to quota restrictions and through farmers milking their cows longer each year.
- After feeding all the animals, milking the cows and collecting the eggs, Freya walked across fields and through forest, trying to straighten her head.
- Cows were milked three times daily, and milk weights were recorded at each milking.
- Cows are milked three times a day, pushed to their productive limits with hormones and super-charged feed for the sole purpose of milk output.
- People are bitten by exotic snakes while handling or feeding them, cleaning out their cages, milking them of their venoms, or attempting to steal them.
- She milked the cows, reared poultry, made the butter and undertook a host of other chores.
- Children can touch the animals and even have a go at milking the goats.
- The men fed the cattle and milked the cows and tied up the dog.
- They fell trees with handsaws, heat their homes with wood, cut the hay with scythes and milk the cows, weed the fields and harvest the crops by hand.
- We feel that by, for example, milking our own cows and processing our milk, we can offer our customers the highest quality dairy products at the lowest possible price.
- We'd fish and hunt year-round for meat; we raised chickens, sheep, pigs and milked a few cows.
- Every day for the past 36 years, Vic and Rosemary Mier got up at 5 a.m. to milk cows.
- The 80-acre farm now operates around the clock, and the cows are milked three times a day, filling two semitrailer tankers full of milk.
- Unlike on most dairy farms, all the cows calve at the same time of year, and the cows are not milked in wintertime.
- Cows were milked three times daily and housed in an open dry lot with shade in the central area of the pen and over the feedbunk.
- Wandering into a shed one evening, he found a couple dozen goats being milked by a mechanism run by a pump.
- In 1949, the year after I started high school and while I was still milking my parents' cows, the federal price-support program was enacted.
- ‘Cows were milked by hand and milk was separated from cream with a hand-cranked separator,’ she says.
- Nisley milks his cows in a long parlor lined with tie stalls.
- Chief among those experts is Lyn Abra, who milked funnel-webs for their venom for three decades, first for Sutherland's research and then for commercial antivenin production.
2(exploit)explotarthey milked his talent to the utmost — le sacaron todo el jugo posible a su talento informal
- they milk the benefit system for all it's worth — sacan todo lo que pueden del sistema de seguridad social
- Maybe I should have thought of this before I milked my parents for money.
- When their dreams are dashed, they hook up and turn into con artists, coming up with grander and grander schemes to milk some poor man of his hard-earned money.
- Money has clearly been milked out of agencies and into the Olympics without regard to consequences.
- It's just another press release, designed to enhance the public image and milk it for more money.
- What have you been doing all of these years, milking him for money?
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