In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(collection/crowd) heterogéneo(assortment) variadomiscellaneous objects were strewn around the room — había objetos de todo tipo desparramados por la habitación
- file it under 'miscellaneous' — archívalo en 'varios'
- Tradesmen in the towns also sold a miscellaneous collection of manufactured goods, which they imported from English and Scottish towns.
- The collection is miscellaneous in the sense that the pieces were prompted by different occasions and treat different topics.
- The second line of criticism might be raised by a rather more miscellaneous group of critics.
- The final selection of four papers explores an even more miscellaneous assortment of problems.
- There is also a miscellaneous group of works that have some characteristics of this type of sampler, but cannot be easily placed in one group or another.
- It would seem that these results were obtained in a miscellaneous group of volunteers, dominated by 36 women.
- Here, at last, among the miscellaneous accumulation of the family's past, I struck gold.
- A miscellaneous group of politicians and journalists found a haven in their mansion by the Thames.
- The earliest zoos were miscellaneous private collections of animals for curiosity rather than scientific study.
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