In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(horse/donkey) montar(donkey/horse) montarse enI mounted my bicycle and rode off — (me) monté en / me subí a la bicicleta y salí pedaleando
- I saw Ashton appear late in the day, mounting the horse Adam had prepared for him, and riding off towards the woods.
- He handed Alice the message, mounted his horse and rode away.
- He marched down the front steps and mounted his horse before riding off down the street.
- After he mounted the elephant, it refused to cross the Bagmati River on its way into exile.
- The sky is rosy as we mount our bikes and set off down the hill in the bracing cold.
- Travis mounted his bike and rode down the field towards the path.
- ‘My grandfather has horses,’ she said simply, easily mounting the mare.
- I stormed out of the house, mounted my bike and rode down to the lake.
- But the 50-year-old maintenance man has to mount his bicycle every day to catch the ferry over to Mull every night, where he lives in a caravan.
- Lydon deftly mounted the beast and urged her to about face.
- Pat offered to drive him to the vicarage and back, but he was adamant in refusal, mounted his bicycle, and pedalled off.
- ‘I will ride ahead,’ he said, mounting his horse, which whinnied and trotted back a few steps.
- Joe offered up a small prayer of gratitude and mounted the pinto mare.
- Rave saluted the general, mounted his horse and rode back to Fort Nilton.
- She mounted her horse and rode away, satisfied with the transaction she'd just made.
- He quickly mounted his horse and rode off to the shack.
- Each morning the boy watched his father mount his horse and ride away toward the Court of Justice.
- Scores of students were caught on camera mounting their bicycles either without their helmets, with helmets unfastened or casually slung across their handlebars.
- young cyclists mounted their bikes for the British Heart Foundation Junior Charity Bike Ride on Monday, despite the typical Bank Holiday wind and rain.
- Managing a nervous smile, Alicia wished him good night, mounted her bicycle and rode home, her mind a muddle of happiness and apprehension.
- And when they mounted their ponies and rode away, we were more alarmed than ever, for we feared they had gone for reinforcements.
1.2(stairs/ladder) subir(platform/throne) subir athe car mounted the pavement — el coche se subió a la acera
- His car mounted a steel safety barrier, cleared a wall and struck the porch of the Davis family's home before ending up on the lawn.
- Jennifer made it though the door and mounted the spiral staircase within.
- Three people are dead and two schoolgirls are fighting for their lives today after a sports car mounted the pavement and collided with a group of pedestrians.
- Eight children were injured when a car mounted the pavement in Norwood High Street, after colliding with another vehicle.
- We heard a heavy footfall at the bottom of the stair, but it did not do more than mount the first step.
- Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi quickly mounted the podium to move that the conference reject the resignation.
- But then he turned round and mounted the slightly raised platform where the government sits.
- Tabitha was aware of the change in slope as they mounted the hill, but didn't slow down.
- Carrying a small lantern, she mounted the seventy stairs to her husband's chamber.
- It is understood the car mounted a pavement and struck a lamppost but then sped off.
- John mounted the stairs to Angela's bedroom, where he once again faced a locked door.
- Schoolchildren had to jump out of the way after a car mounted a pavement at Market Hill, Maldon, a court heard on Monday.
- Thus it was that at 2.00 pm on the 30th January 1649 Charles mounted the execution platform accompanied only by Bishop Juxon.
- You mount the stairs and pass through the long corridor, the walls of which are thickly lined with photographs of the family and an impressive display of weapons.
- The two men went through an emergency door to their right, where Lamb mounted a steel ladder and began to climb.
- Without forming any kind of back-up plan or even anything resembling thought, I found myself mounting the stairs that lead to my apartment.
- Travis mounts the stairs hesitantly, leaving Greg and Danielle to sit in silence in the living room.
- The car mounted the kerb on a bend and crossed on to the other side of the road where it hit the Citroen van.
- The car mounted the kerb before striking the sloped wall at Castleyards and coming to rest on its side in Junction Road.
- He was alone and heading back to the home of his girlfriend, Charlotte, when the car mounted the verge and hit a tree in the garden of a pair of unoccupied cottages.
- I glanced at Slyder as we mounted the three front steps to the Thawyer residence.
- Slowly, Betty mounted the stairs, feeling as if she were in some sort of horror movie.
- Police believe the car skidded out of control on ice, mounted the pavement and hit a dry stone wall before flipping over and throwing the driver from the vehicle.
- A pensioner was so drunk behind the wheel of his car he twice mounted the kerb and nearly crashed into a pedestrian crossing, a court heard.
- Then I silently mounted the stairs myself, and crouched two steps from the top to listen.
- She was trapped under the wheels of the car which mounted the pavement and pushed her through a fence as she was walking home with her mother.
- She watched him mount the ladder and make his way up, then mounted it herself, pulling herself up away from the concrete, rung by rung.
- She was hit by a speeding car which mounted the pavement as she was walking to the shops.
- I would stop all the lorries thundering through the high street and delivery vans mounting the pavements, blocking shop entrances.
- Jonathan nodded and began to mount the stairs, feeling his excitement grow with each step.
- Grazing goats ignore us as we mount the hill toward the church.
- The young woman left badly injured when his car struck her after mounting a central reservation is calling for him to be jailed.
- After clearing his head he stomped off to the staircase and mounted the stairs to his room.
- The victim was walking along Jubilee Street when the car mounted the pavement, knocking into her and a teenager.
- A 22-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after his car mounted the pavement and struck a pedestrian.
- He had decided she must be sleeping in another room and after pulling himself together had mounted the cellar stairs intending to search the rest of the house.
- They mounted the stairs behind Eric and Jane, and James noticed that Scarlett was getting paler by the minute.
- As she was mounting the stairs, keeping a tight hold of the banisters, she realised that there had been five half full cups of tea on the table.
- Sighing, she shifted her grip on the painting and mounted the stairs.
- She believed people could have been injured or killed had there been anyone in the lounge, or standing on the pavement, when the car mounted the kerb and rammed into the wall.
- Officers were told Jacobson's car had mounted the kerb and it had been swerving before it collided with a lamppost.
2(picture/telescope/gun) montar(stamp/butterfly) fijar(gem) engarzar(gem) engastar(gem) montarcolocar en el portaobjetos
4(prepare, carry out)(offensive/attack) preparar(offensive/attack) montar(event/campaign) organizar(campaign/event) montar(picket) formar(play) montar(play) poner en escena
1(increase, grow)(cost/temperature) subir(temperature/cost) elevarse formal(alarm/excitement/hostility) crecer(excitement/alarm/hostility) aumentar
2(expenditure/cost) cada vez mayor(cost/expenditure) crecienteamidst mounting speculation — en medio de crecientes rumores
3(climb onto horse)montar
4literary(rise)ascender formalsubiras we mounted higher — a medida que subíamos
- How wonderful, therefore, to see water lapping against the foot of the mount at Clifford's Tower, just as its builders intended.
- Yet the Jewish people were not permitted to stay there for more than a short while, and the mount was never given significance as a holy site.
- The small isle of St. Michael's Mount, accessible by foot when the tide is out, has been home to a priory, castle and stately home.
- The special status of Mount Everest was confirmed back in 1852, when the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India determined that Everest (or Peak XV, as it was known then) was indeed the highest mountain in the world.
- Slides were counterstained with hematoxylin, dehydrated, and mounted with glass coverslips.
- Stained elements were dehydrated in a graded series of alcohols, cleared in xylene, and mounted in histological resin.
- After a final wash, coverslips were mounted in Vectashield mounting medium.
- Slides were washed twice with buffer and mounted for microscopy.
- The treated millipedes were then mounted between two glass microscope slides using Euparal mounting medium.
- Dehydrated flies were mounted for electron microscopy.
- The slides were then dehydrated and cleared in graded alcohol and xylene, respectively, and mounted with a coverglass.
- The sections were mounted, stained with toluidine blue, scanned and photographed under a microscope.
- The root sections were mounted under coverslips using an anti-fade mountant.
- Stained and washed cells were maintained on ice until mounted for microscopy.
- Sections were counterstained with hematoxylin and mounted in permanent mounting medium.
- The slides were finally mounted with coverslips and coded for analysis to avoid bias.
- They were then washed with purified water, allowed to dry and mounted onto microscope slides, cells side up.
- The coverslips were mounted, cell side up, on labelled microscope slides.
- Plant tissue samples were placed on cover slips and mounted in water.
- The stained roots were mounted in lactoglycerol onto microscope slides.
- Small fragments of liver tissue were placed on slides in a drop of 45% acetic acid, mounted under coverslips and squashed.
- Slides were counterstained with hematoxylin and mounted.
- The coverslip was mounted in Vectashield and viewed under a fluorescence microscope.
- By adhering to the cover slips during mounting, most of the isolated, two-dimensional fossils were usefully oriented into a single focal plane.
- Mating takes place at the surface, often an ungainly procedure involving much rolling about and waving of flippers as the amorous male tries to mount the female.
- Male seaweed flies, for instance, are more likely to mount females if they have had prior exposure to seaweed.
- Because the male turkeys were so unnaturally bloated they were unable to mount the female turkeys.
- The luckiest male mounts the female and remains in position for many hours, unless another male manages to prise him off by biting and clawing at him.
- But the public thought, rightly, that this was plain wrong, in much the same way as your dog attempting to mount your cat is plain wrong.
- A male would sometimes mount a female three or four times in succession.
- The males mount the females for one-to two-minute intervals before copulation actually takes place.
- Both cats growled as the male mounted the great lioness.
- Copulations in which the male forcefully mounted the female in the absence of female solicitation were regarded as forced.
- The bull seemed quite comfortable in his new home and promptly mounted one of the females, much to the delight of everyone.
- When our male cat tries to mount the female, she hisses and scratches and fights him off - does your female fight?
- This permits the male to mount her back and attempt copulation by curling his abdomen to clasp her genitalia.
- When the male mounts the female he will normally grab and hold her rear quarters, his forelegs wrapped around her waist.
- This was an outstanding instance of a private commercial gallery mounting a museum-quality exhibition of a great modernist artist.
- However, Luang Prabang is increasing pressure to mount the play during the festival as it has the potential to become a major source of revenue for the city.
- The three main unions are mounting a joint campaign for a 35-hour week, with ballots to follow.
- Saintfield residents have mounted a campaign to block plans for two proposed housing developments in the town.
- If enough information can be found, the museum hopes to mount an exhibition.
- But as we have demonstrated we will mount checks in the outer areas.
- It will be the third time that the National Palace Museum has mounted exhibitions in a foreign country.
- This newspaper understands that the government is already preparing to mount a campaign to soften up the public in advance of the referendum campaign.
- Welcome to Sanctuary, the most moving and I would predict successful exhibition ever mounted by Glasgow's Museum of Modern Art.
- Police have mounted a major operation to thwart any security threat to the Games.
- A heavy security operation will be mounted this week when Prince Charles visits the country.
- The fact that the Prime Minister himself is said to have strong-armed London's museums into mounting the festival does not make it inevitable that it will be lousy.
- Flying supplies and reinforcements into the garrison, Slim mounted an overland campaign that gradually broke through to his besieged forces.
- Justice has mounted what looks like a serious antitrust investigation.
- Then, in May 1944, German airborne forces mounted a daring raid that came close to capturing Tito.
- Lesley has been impressed by the all-inclusive attitude to mounting a play at the theatre.
- Cotswold police are mounting a major offensive against violent crime in the run-up to Christmas.
- In 1996, the museum mounted an exhibition of the Meyerhoff collection.
- Race organizers have since mounted an educational campaign to warn runners about the dangers of excessive drinking.
- A security operation was mounted outside schools to protect teachers and pupils.
- Strict security operations were mounted world-wide in the wake of the attacks.
- Yet it has recently staged four plays about the 20th century, runs a host of youth and community schemes and is now mounting the first play about foot-and-mouth.
- Irish artists who have yet to mount a solo exhibition at a recognised art gallery are being given an opportunity to do just that by Sligo Art Gallery.
- I suggest he mounts a poster campaign of his own.
- Did you feel that, whatever the drawbacks, it was still important to mount an Asian play on Broadway?
- Mrs Dearnley said parents are mounting a campaign to stop the closure going ahead.
- It is the latest in a series of major international exhibitions mounted by the Kerry Museum in recent years.
- The Factory Theatre Artistic Director has mounted more than 30 productions throughout his career and knows a thing or two about staging a play.
- Why then do we continue to mount these plays, so often and with such virtuous resolve?
- Every spring, the museum mounts a festival of short film and videos.
- Palestinian Interior Ministry spokesman Tawfiq Abu Khoussa said Palestinian security forces had mounted a search for them.
- Identity cards would also bring to an end the ludicrously haphazard methods that individual organisations now employ to mount their own security checks.
- Residents mounted a campaign against the plans, saying a telecommunications mast would not only spoil the landscape but pose a potential health risk.
- Rochester is banished from the court for writing and mounting a play that ridicules Charles II.
- The event being mounted in Boston is a media spectacle devoid of any real debate or struggle.
- Sligo Art Gallery will mount an exhibition of new work by well known Sligo artist Audrey Irwin.
- Unlike theatre, in which most productions are built from scratch, the majority of operas are mounted using rented productions that includes sets, props and costumes.
- The World Health Organization has mounted emergency immunization campaigns for cholera, measles and polio to try to head off the worst effects of these diseases in Darfur.
- No war was ever fought without casualties and no military operation was ever mounted without self-inflicted tactical errors.
- Meanwhile six fans were arrested in Bristol after police mounted an operation to contain violence.
- Green Party's Mary White will also mount a strong challenge for the final seat here.
- In addition, special exhibitions were mounted in some twenty institutions in New York City.
- The World Health Organisation is mounting a campaign to eradicate the wild polio virus from the world by 2005.
- To combat this alarming trend, teams of uniformed officers have started mounting random checks on motorists on the main routes in and around York and Selby.
2(horse, donkey)montura femininemonta feminine
4(for machine, lathe, gun)soporte masculine
5(for photograph, picture)masculine paspartúfeminine maríaluisa Mexicomasculine fondomasculine marco
6(for stamp)fijasellos masculinebisagra feminine
7(for jewel)montura feminineengarce masculineengaste masculine
8(microscope slide)portaobjetos masculine
1literary(mountain)monte masculinethe Sermon on the Mount — el sermón de la montaña
- the Mount of Olives — el Monte de los Olivos
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