In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1luna femininenew/full moon — luna nueva/llena
- by the light of the moon — a la luz de la luna
- to land on the moon — alunizar
- the dark side of the moon — el lado oculto de la luna
- many moons ago — hace muchas lunas
- I look out over the docks again and watch the bright moon in the sky.
- Eclipses of the sun and the moon occur every six months.
- The nation is remembering the moment a human being first set foot on the moon 35 years ago.
- The waxing Moon was three-quarters full and too high and too far to the south to shine into the kitchen.
- Finally, the moon has been judged to be the cause of madness, the term ‘lunacy’ deriving from the Latin luna, meaning moon.
- The 15th day of the eighth month, when the moon is round and clear, is the middle of autumn.
- At the top of the page was a sketch of the phases the moon went through each month.
- There was no sign of the Moon but the odd star managed to look down through gaps in the belts of cloud.
- The night was freezing cold, and the full moon was shining through the window.
- It also gives a method to determine longitude based on eclipses of the Moon.
- The stars are there and of course with the naked eye the Moon is also often visible.
- Gravity pulls the Earth around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth, and it causes tides.
- The Sun is in fact very much larger than the Moon, but it is also very much further away.
- Jews count the months by the moon; western civilization patterns its calendar after the sun.
- The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite.
- He looked to the sky, seeing a pale full moon visible behind a patch of clouds.
- If you calculate back a billion and a half years ago, the moon would have been in direct contact with the earth.
- The force exerted by the Moon on the Earth is having a similar effect on the Earth's rotation.
- We sat there talking under the stars until the Moon slipped beneath the circle of trees.
- The moon came up four hours ago, huge and the colour of a malfunctioning striplight on an office ceiling.
1(dream)she spent the whole day mooning in her room — se pasó el día en su habitación pensando en las musarañas
- they moon around / about the streets all day — se pasan el día vagando / deambulando por las calles
- to moon over sb — soñar con algn
- And yep, you got it right, up till now, he was still mooning around because of Sandara.
- I spent at least a year mooning around before Darren had told me to snap out of it.
- His talent at piloting was uncanny and he had spent his time mooning about the docks, watching the skimmers.
- She is still mooning about in that motel room, but she does that you know.
- And she's mooning around with old love-letters instead of putting herself to good use.
2slang(expose one's buttocks)mostrar el trasero informalenseñar el trasero informal
- Who could cry when Noah and Todd managed to moon the entire crowd when they went up to receive their diplomas?
- They're swinging about like monkeys, roaring up and down the aisles and I was even mooned at once.
- The baby photos are cute, but it's the snap of the foursome cheekily mooning that gets the biggest reaction.
- Of particular note was the girl who cartwheeled onto stage, promptly mooned the audience, and then pinwheeled her arms in a dancing frenzy for the remainder of the set.
- Of course, some people point out that this idea is coming from a mayor who has a habit of mooning crowds at speaking engagements, frequently dresses up in a giant carrot suit and got married on top of an elephant.
- No, my real issue with them is that I am tired of getting inadvertently mooned by complete strangers.
- He was touring 300 nights of the year, playing these wild shows: getting drunk, mooning the audience and shooting guns.
- He famously mooned a referee, threw a shoe at a baseline judge who kept calling foot faults and changed both his shirt and his shorts on court during a match.
- Last time she was here, she says, she and her guitarist, Evan Taubenfeld, dropped their trousers on the ride and mooned the people in the car behind them.
- We do not like some of the things they do, especially those things that break the law or insult Greek sensitivities, such as mooning.
- This is the same man that mooned a judge in court just a few weeks ago.
- I don't think they should throw him out of baseball, but he does deserve to get booed and mooned.
- You may remember two or three years ago Howard he his pants down and mooned the camera and the audience.
- On Nov.4, Valleyfield police reported that a 19-year-old boy at a party in a mall parking lot had approached their car and mooned them.
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