In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in most countries)lado derecho masculine(door/mirror) (before noun) de la derechathe front nearside wheel — la rueda delantera derecha
- Logically, the first tyre to strike the kerb would have been the front nearside tyre of the land Rover.
- The team thundered down the drive and swung out onto the road, the curricle's wheel missing the nearside fence by inches.
- As he was bending down speaking to them, one man got out of the rear offside door and another came out of the nearside front door.
- The eight-year-old collapsed unconscious in the road while the driver sped off, leaving behind the front nearside wing mirror of the car - thought to be a blue Mazda saloon.
- The front nearside wheel arch was on fire and the bonnet ablaze.
- The nearside trailer wheels of the articulated lorry lifted six inches from the road surface and the load leaned to the offside and into the next carriageway.
- Traffic officers said the car was travelling from Harwich into Dovercourt when the driver appeared to have lost control and mounted the nearside kerb.
- He braked hard and swerved in a bid to avoid Conor, but the nearside front of the vehicle hit him, throwing him 15 metres through the air.
- Her nearside front window was smashed and the thief was able to snatch her briefcase containing her purse, mobile phone and credit cards.
- Officers searched a house in Deal Street and a vehicle and found the passport under the nearside seat.
- The front nearside tyre was two thirds smooth with no tread and the front offside tyre was one third smooth with very little tread.
- I thought I had got away with it, but somehow I had taken a hit directly on the nearside front wheel.
- The lorry, which was carrying fruit and vegetables, was heading along Featherstall Road in Littleborough when the front nearside wheel went into a hole.
- The trailer came to rest tilted on its offside wheels, the nearside wheels raised off the road by about two feet.
- It crashed into the nearside barrier, ending up with its nose sticking out into the first lane of the motorway.
- He then drove off and mounted the nearside kerb to pass a queue of vehicles.
- The police spokesman said the vehicle would have been damaged on its nearside front corner at the headlight area and would be missing a wing mirror.
- Ryan ran out from behind a parked car and ran into the front nearside corner of his vehicle.
- He said he saw the Sierra approaching at speed and saw the offside and then nearside wheels leave the road.
- The vehicle has struck the nearside verge with force causing it to roll over several times.
2(in UK)lado izquierdo masculine(door/mirror) (before noun) de la izquierdathe front nearside wheel — la rueda delantera izquierda
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