In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1míomíamíosmíasdon't touch that, it's mine — no toques eso, es mío
- mine is here — el mío/la mía está aquí
- a friend of mine — un amigo mío
- it's a hobby of mine — es un hobby que tengo
- please be mine! — dime que sí
- let's go back to mine — volvamos a mi casa
- Recently, a fully insured friend of mine was referred for a cardiology consultation.
- Well, you mentioned that second book of mine about the parishes.
- He is the son of an adopted child of a dear friend of mine.
- Most were good friends of mine, which caused me to wonder if there might be a middle ground between no screeners and mass distribution.
- The account was in my own name in the branch in Limerick city, but the address on the account belonged to a friend of mine living in England.
- A friend of mine always referred to him as Mr Buttoni after that.
- A lot of Scots must have been turned off by what a friend of mine calls the church alumni association.
- It seems an associate of mine has gotten himself into a bit of trouble.
- Compared with some of my friends' childhoods, mine was paradise.
- Someone stole a very important scroll from an associate of mine.
- They also do what a colleague of mine referred to as internal marketing.
- I got your name and contacts from a business associate of mine who recommends you as a trustworthy person.
- I do know that the whiskey was a gift over 30 years ago from a business associate of a family member of mine.
- We passed a house I remembered as belonging to an old friend of mine.
- He talked about my stint at Portsmouth as though the two challenges, his at Anfield, mine at Portsmouth, could be reasonably compared.
- For mine eyes are upon all their ways: they are not hid from my face, neither is their iniquity hid from mine eyes.
- A writing teacher of mine used the term furniture moving to refer to wasted prose.
- Marian - your example of the handprints mirrors an experience of mine.
- A good friend of mine passed along your wonderful recent article on architects, and I had to laugh and shudder at the same time.
- He looked uncomfortable, but I told him it belonged to a friend of mine, and he relented and handed it over.
- K. 387 is a favorite of mine, and I found the Kodály Quartet's performance to be thrilling.
- Let not mine eyes be hell-driven from that light.
1Miningmina femininediamond/uranium mine — mina de diamantes/uranio
- to go down the mine(s) — trabajar en las minas
- before noun mine workings — excavaciones mineras
- In the past few years, to regulate coal production and improve mining safety, China has shut down thousands of small coal mines.
- Such an inexhaustible labour force was ruthlessly expended in the exploitation of Siberia's mineral wealth - the coal mines of Vorkuta and gold fields of Kolyma.
- It is by far the most common method of working in European coal mines where the shallower seams have been depleted.
- When my father died in 1938, I did as my older brother had done: I dropped out of school to work in the coal mines to supplement the family income.
- Factors such as the infrastructure committed to transporting millions of tonnes of coal from mines to washeries and then to power stations.
- The new generation of windmills is going up on former rangeland, exhausted oil fields, reclaimed coal mines and old farms.
- In addition to working in the Yorkshire mills, many Scotsmen found employment in nearby coal mines, where their dogs were welcome as exterminators.
- How an old political feud that sprouted 17 years ago amid the deep coal mines of Appalachia was settled this Spring in a Kentucky state Senate primary.
- The film, set in the bleak and grim coal mines of northern China, tells about two robbers' schemes to extort compensation money by murdering innocent miners.
- Upstream in the manufacturing of a steel can, iron ore is excavated in open pit mines.
- Mittal bought the local coal and iron ore mines - including Shatinskaya - insulating the plant from steep increases in the price of raw materials for steel making.
- The valley where I lived was downstream from coal mines, and we sold lots of anti-inflammatories and arthritic medications.
- My grandfather worked in coal mines in Ireland and England for seven years, 10 hours a day, until he left his family forever and came to Minneapolis.
- The privatization of coal mines in Great Britain took more than 10 years of preparation - and that was in a market economy.
- Another 23 miners perished in China's coal mines on April 24.
- In my electorate, we have problems in the Huntly area, which are a consequence of the shafts in former coal mines.
- It also governs landscape features that delve down into the earth such as mines and quarries, wells, caves, holes or obscure valleys.
- In some cases, peat excavated from mines or reserve pits has been stockpiled.
- But as new coal mines are developed, prices will ease somewhat.
- Work on the surface canal started at once under the supervision of James Brindley, while Gilbert paid more attention to the Duke's other undertakings and the development of the coal mines.
2Militarymina feminineto sow / lay mines in an area — minar una zona
- All three ships were damaged by mines in recent times.
- There is going to be a very definite detection of mines and some bombs that have not been detonated off the coast of Hawaii.
- Apart from firing all unit small arms by day and night, soldiers threw grenades and fired claymore mines.
- 42 mines were destroyed, largely the old buoyant contact mines from World War I which were laid in dense fields in the region.
- Among other things, he detonated mines and bombs left behind from the Vietnam War.
- The most common equipment for sweeping contact mines in the Allied navies was the Oropesa sweep, so-called after the first ship to use it in 1919.
- The insurgents also use mines, booby traps, and snipers, and they conduct large-scale terrorist actions involving hostage taking.
- They could come out and put mines in the water, meaning the clearance effort would be for nothing.
- They also use homemade blast mines and grenades with trip wires.
- Once it was small-arms fire, now it is mines and bombs.
- In that case British warships were damaged by mines in Albanian territorial waters.
- Bombs, mines, and other war material also contaminated land and water and damaged flora and fauna.
- Extensive ground battles also left a staggering amount of unexploded artillery and mortar shells, mines, rockets, grenades and other devices.
- In addition to ships, it is also planned to make a wide use of mine sweeping helicopters, as well as 600S Skyships which can clear much vaster water areas of mines.
- As I stepped out of our vehicle, I detonated one of the mines with my right heel.
- Stout's team of up to 20 soldiers spent their days and nights clearing roads of bombs and mines so that supply trucks could safely travel throughout the region.
- You'll be armed with a rifle, frag grenades, and mines, with the ability to use motion sensors and electromagnetic detection goggles.
- The insurgents place the mines on a road surface or shoulder or even in sewer lines.
- The mines were found by his ship's company concealed below decks in a barge.
- They were a precursor to modern mines, high-explosive devices that can be detonated by the completion of an electrical circuit, by pressure, or by a tripwire.
- Canadian diamonds are mined in the Northwest Territories, and this is one alternative to ensure that your diamond purchase does not support conflict.
- The extrinsic material clearly shows that where one is mining limestone for the purpose of getting its inherent mineral qualities, the rebate still applies.
- Back in 1853, stonemason Nathaniel Hooker mined his stone from the Kawaroa Reef.
- This home is actually located in the south of France, so presumably the marble was mined in France.
- Residents will have their say on a scheme which could see a million tonnes of coal mined in their area of Bolton.
- The men complain they mine the coal all day and don't have enough to heat the barracks at night.
- With no fresh coal being mined, it had been relatively easy to ask power workers not to accept it.
- Around one million tonnes of coal remain to be mined, which at current production rates means 35 weeks more work at the site.
- And he got an invitation to tour the areas where the diamonds are mined, which fits in just fine with his studies, and maybe he'll get another small gift then as well!
- Additionally, coal was mined from mesa outcroppings, requiring unprecedented coordination.
- The agricultural sector of Angola has many more opportunities than mining diamonds.
- Now, 46 years after the last coal was mined, UK Coal thinks the case is closed and wants to suspend the mothballing and abandon the mine.
- Last year alone Angola's UNITA rebels mined alluvial diamonds worth around $300 million and effectively evaded UN sanctions.
- I say to Mr Smith that of course we will not be mining coal on the land, because there is no coal in the Wellington region.
- When the hard anthracite coal is mined the very fine, gritty material is called culm.
- The British colonial government had built it as a watch-station, lest anyone should try to break the government monopoly by mining his own salt.
- Limestone was mined; drugs and people were smuggled.
- In 1945, Germany had mined much coal but had no way of moving it from the mines to where it was needed.
- Most of the world's supply of this controversial mineral was mined in the Eastern Townships, providing traffic for the QCR.
- And since all mined diamonds have inclusions, flaws, and birthmarks, under magnification a trained jeweler can tell the difference.
1.2Mining(area/seam) explotarthey had mined the area for gold — habían explotado los yacimientos de oro de la zona
- More would teach you how to mine for minerals, smelt metals, process the raw supplies.
- Big Bone Cave was certainly mined for fertilizer in 1884, when excavation by a local farmer unearthed bones of an extinct giant sloth.
- Through the years, many of these deposits have been mined for iron and supported a number of foundries once present in the area.
- Bagram is one of the most heavily mined areas in the country.
- Paula says she travelled along a main road used during the Pol Pot genocide and it was heavily mined.
- Mountains were mined for all fossil fuels providing them with another five hundred years of energy.
- By late Wednesday evening, it was reported that the port was open for traffic and no one bothered to ask how was such a heavily mined port demined in such a short time?
- The balls would soar out over the sand bags and barbed wire protecting our position, and into the perimeter, which happened to be mined heavily.
- In 1986 the World Court ruled that the US had violated international law by mining the waters of Nicaragua and arming the Contras.
- Corn production for grain or silage is possible in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio on land reclaimed to modern standards after being surface mined for coal.
- Hoping that they are rescue ships, he rushes out to them, only to discover that they are an alien race using slaves to mine for ore.
- Initially the armed forces said they have plucked all the 87 infiltration routes in various border areas of Jammu by heavily mining them.
- Air drops of food were also, MSF argued, a last option as there was no guarantee that food would get into the hands of the most needy people, and collection was dangerous as Afghanistan was heavily mined.
- Just 36 miles east of Salt Lake City in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains, Park City's rolling hills were once mined for silver.
- Maybe Boone noticed crystals of potassium nitrate there, because the deep, loose floor was soon being mined for niter to make gunpowder.
- Here, the Turks had heavily mined the water and mine sweeping trawlers had proved ineffective at clearing them.
- A few returned each day to feed the cattle which could not be left untethered because much of the area is heavily mined.
- The deposit at the Eureka tunnel was mined for cryolite and thomsenolite, which were used as a flux in the manufacture of glass bottles.
- Reefs are also mined for building materials; e.g. in India coral is used to make cement.
- From even that age they were to mine the earth for some kind of mineral.
- Prior to their withdrawal, anticipating an Allied airborne invasion, the Nazis heavily mined the area.
- Colombian troops and US officials have mounted a search in the area to recover the missing Americans but the area is heavily mined and four Colombian soldiers are already reported to have been injured.
- Two currently protected middens in this study, Green Mound and Tomoka State Park were mined for shell use for road building during the first half of the 20th century.
- They form the coal measures that are now mined for power generation.
- But Russian forces have been held up by heavily mined roads and tough rebel resistance.
- From 1765 to 1770 the Loudville deposit was again mined for lead.
- The Psychlos have been mining the Earth for 1000 years.
- New stones were being collected from the same quarry that had been mined for the original construction.
- In Angola heavily mined roads meant food aid had to be transported by air, raising costs dramatically.
- Various schemes for mining Norwegian territorial waters were considered in London.
- Everything that entered the area was obliterated and it is possible that the ground is still mined.
- The lands in Luena and surrounding towns were heavily mined during the war.
- Many people living in Svay Sor know the land they live and work on is heavily mined but they have no choice but to work the fields.
- It was then decided that a horizontal drive, to mine the exposed coal seam, should be dug.
- The evidence of the few survivors of the Hampshire showed that Lord Kitchener was below when the ship was mined.
- This means that underground communications in the rear and at the flanks of the troops on the offensive should be guarded, mined or destroyed.
1to mine (for sth)
- to mine for tin — (extract) explotar minas/una mina de estaño
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