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(unused)nuevobrand new — flamante
- is that a new suit you're wearing? — ¿estás estrenando traje?
- as new — como nuevo
- to be/look like new — ser/parecer nuevo
- new for old insurance — seguro de valor de nuevo
- The poor old thing was purchased new, and now has a rather worn binding and some book tape holding it together.
- Made from delicately embroidered cotton, the gown looks almost new on the happy baby.
- She has opted for used books because there is not that much difference to new ones.
- I shall embark on a long project to acquire new or used copies of them all, regardless.
1.2(recent, novel)nuevohi, what's new? — ¿que tal? ¿qué hay (de nuevo)? informal
- that's nothing new — eso no es nada nuevo
- he's had a fight with his wife — so what else is new? — se ha peleado con su mujer — ¡qué novedad!
- that's a new one on me! — ¡no me digas!
- Fielding the complaints of disgruntled fans is nothing new to Liverpool coach Rafa Benitez.
- Because, as well as the build-up being all new and a cup final being new to most of the players, so too was a cup final defeat.
- The attention was new to him, and he found out the hard way how things can back-fire.
- Go with God and good luck to you and your spouse and the soon to be new addition to your family.
- Thankfully, the bulk of the words aren't new to me, although I'm far from fluent.
- If the name is new to you, this would be a great introduction to a major talent.
- It is not yet known when Victoria will leave and give the world its first glimpse of her new baby boy.
- Student insobriety and its management are not new to college authorities.
- For his part, Sebastien Balleux said he has a lot of catching up to do with a new baby coming soon.
- Quite recently, yesterday in fact, we had a new addition to our family of four.
- Get other family members to help write the family tree, complete with your new addition.
- If you have trouble downloading it please let me know, since this is new to me.
- He noticed that I had taken to this amazing drink, totally new to me, schnapps.
- I have to admit, much of what he talks about it completely new to me, but that's half the fun.
- This day, however, she chose to draw a picture of her new baby brother.
- The ways of the industry may not be new to him, but the experience certainly is.
- People don't know what to do when they see me riding my bike, it's strange and new to them.
- Tim's blog is new to me and is probably new to you, but the man knows how to fisk.
- I've already got two daughters who have been independent for several years so it's not as if all this is new to me.
- After the election, the new people in charge were new to the project and the project was new to them.
- Everything was fresh and new to Cherry, and there were choices everywhere she turned.
- Felix loves his new baby brother and just wants to cuddle him and coo over him, as we do.
- Learning a new language is acquainting oneself with a culture that is new to you.
- All were new to us, especially the eggs, which came out brown and wrinkled, but all had nice if crazy tastes.
- Everything is new to me again right now, and I have to concentrate on having a good season with Aberdeen.
- That's maybe something that's new to some of the lads that have been here.
- Just imagine what inept superpowers Ben and Jennifer's new baby girl must have.
- So I've put it away for now and started knitting a shawl for the new baby due in July.
- My father ended up with my brother, sister Fifi and the impending new addition.
- Then the next day when her dad was taking her new baby brother home, they got in a car accident.
- A thousand questions are washed away in a trickle of tears and soon they have a new baby boy.
- All the anecdotes were new to us, the creaking chair-bound jokes fresh as this morning's lox.
1.3(recently arrived)(recruit/member) nuevoI'm new here — soy nueva aquí
- to be new to sth
- she's new to this company — es nueva en la empresa
- I was new to London — llevaba poco tiempo en Londres
- she was new to selling/flying — vender/volar era nuevo para ella
- the new rich — los nuevos ricos
2(different, other)(era/address/job) nuevoI put new batteries in the radio — le cambié las pilas a la radio
- don't open a new bottle — no abras otra botella
- to start a new life — empezar una nueva vida
- she could be a new Callas — podría llegar a ser otra Callas
- she looked like a new woman — parecía otra
- after the shower I felt like a new man — la ducha me dejó como nuevo
3.1(freshly made)(wine) joven(bread) fresco(bread) recién hecho
- The building society discovered its new sideline when it decided to upgrade its system two years ago.
- When the new currency was launched we were told it would be so strong it would rival the dollar as a world currency.
- For both business and economy travellers we will be introducing a range of new features.
- Decades later he discovered a new species of theropod and named it Gojirasaurus.
- We must be vigilant to ensure that weeds do not become noxious as a result of any new crop variety.
- Search engines are an excellent way of checking on the arrival of a new words in the language.
- Each year seed companies and plant breeders introduce dozens of new varieties and hybrids.
- Nor is the First Minister seeking to introduce new laws on the expression of extreme views.
- Under new rules introduced to Super League this year it is not ruled a knock on if the player is not targeting the ball.
- They make it possible to introduce millions of new numbers over the coming years.
- Airlines have introduced new services at Manchester to cope with a passenger boom.
- We were not so hidebound by tradition, so we had to discover new ways to express ourselves.
- It isn't the studios who will discover how the new medium is going to work.
- So how do we transfer genetic traits into crop varieties and how do crop breeders develop new varieties?
- The company is also introducing new innovations to members to retain their loyalty.
- Finding the key to making this foam would be like discovering a new planet.
- In the meantime, a number of new measures have been introduced to increase police visibility.
- You introduce your new album with a skit where a rock musician tries to alter your music.
- Hope lies in discovering a new test to screen for the disease.
- That is stating the obvious; it does not introduce a new term into the contract.
3.2(tender, young)(buds/leaves) nuevo
- Serve immediately with lots of fresh bread to mop up the spicy juices, or with new potatoes.
- Wipe the new potatoes, cut them in half lengthways then drop them into a mixing bowl.
- The flavour is fresh, rather like that of new potatoes, and the texture delicate.
- All main courses are served with a choice of chips, jacket or new potatoes and fresh vegetables or salad.
- Serve with buttered, boiled new potatoes, using the remainder of the mint as a garnish for the lamb.
- This was in fact me taking some salad stuff from Marks's round to his and boiling up some new potatoes.
- My worst time of year was when we had loads of bitter, little new potatoes with the skin left on.
- So much more interesting to eat with fish than over-priced new potatoes from who knows where.
- Scrape it onto your plate and use it to smother a dish of new potatoes - mountain food at its best.
- The chicken was tender and nicely cooked and the creamy mash made a welcome change from new potatoes or chips.
- Cadmar ladled up the fish he had boiled with new onions and cress, and so we ate.
- With the grilled Sea Bass, an order of chips, with the steamed, boiled new potatoes.
- It came with a side dish packed with new potatoes, green beans and cauliflower cheese.
- This was accompanied by a dish of new potatoes, green beans, carrots and celeriac strips.
- There was just sufficient new potatoes and salad to make this a very satisfying dish.
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