In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(outdated)(decor/attitudes/clothes) anticuado(decor/attitudes/clothes) pasado de modahe's a bit old-fashioned — es un poco chapado a la antigua
- The walls were hung with utensils for field and kitchen, and the shelves were stocked with old-fashioned hand tools and cooking gimcracks.
- Good old-fashioned police work and some of the most sophisticated modern detection techniques are being combined in the hunt for the criminal.
- Some of the latter do their best to look like an old-fashioned range only to fail the knuckle-tap test we use to determine the solidity of the construction.
- She picked the right door on the first try, and went into a large, old-fashioned kitchen, so clean the shine from it almost hurt her eyes.
- These are only two of the hundreds of examples of secrecy in what is now seen as a very old-fashioned style of government.
- To a lot of people, it might sound like really old-fashioned music, but to us it's current, it's what we do now.
- While there's no cure for the common cold, old-fashioned foods can at least give you some comfort.
- On the sound side, the old-fashioned Dolby Digtial Stereo 2.0 is clean, crisp, and clear.
- Falling business, old-fashioned designs, and conventional showroom decor keep the customers away.
- The old-fashioned furniture and fixtures have been replaced by modern wooden flooring and decoration in bright primary colours in a three-week programme.
- These are modern, gender-bending versions of old-fashioned wind-up toys, but all made of paper and very funny.
- The place became so quiet, you could hear an old-fashioned timer clock ticking in the kitchen.
- The mansion's interior was as beautifully decorated as the outside - a fusion of modern technology and old-fashioned artefacts.
- Noyce's film has a conventional, even old-fashioned feel to it.
- She walks toward her kitchen and grabs an old-fashioned basket with handles, the basket is made from tree bark and it shines beautifully in the day.
- The decor is impeccable - basically old-fashioned, but with enough modern twists to stop it feeling dated.
- If such old-fashioned home remedies don't work, there is a new high-tech product in the drugstore.
- Remember those old-fashioned telephones that plugged directly into the wall and had a cord attached to the hand piece?
- I appreciate that some people may not like modern architecture as opposed to the large ornate old-fashioned buildings.
- Designed to mimic old-fashioned eyelet fabric, the metal O's create a modern look with no-sew ease.
2(traditional)tradicionalgood old-fashioned discipline — disciplina a la antigua / como la de antes
- Many newspaper editors and owners still cling to the old-fashioned idea that they know better than you how you should vote.
- Surely the more old-fashioned idea of locally-reared meat being slaughtered at a local abattoir a short distance away makes perfect sense.
- Are people being raised in barns now, or am I too old-fashioned for the current era?
- Where we came from the people were pretty old-fashioned.
- Part of this comes from her old-fashioned view that one does not complain about such annoyances.
- Some might regard such an old-fashioned view as misguided nostalgia.
- It was by no means a deal-breaker, obviously, but I guess I am a bit old-fashioned.
- So he was probably regarded as a little bit eccentric and odd, and a bit old-fashioned to begin with.
- He's a bit old-fashioned, in some respect, regarding the role of women in society.
- It may be an old-fashioned idea, but life is meaningless unless it is shared.
- Call me old-fashioned and traditional, but a comprehensible story is still appreciated.
- I am a bit old-fashioned, but there is a little piece of advice I give to the Minister: do it once; do it right.
- Perhaps the transition has been just that bit too quick for those of us who remembered things the old way or is it that I'm plain old-fashioned?
- He was a good man, just old-fashioned, a man from another time.
- Yet, despite the electronic attachments, there is something old-fashioned and traditional about him.
- People may call me conservative, old-fashioned, or whatever they like, but I do not care.
- In my own opinion, I suppose I still see our society as possessing very old-fashioned views about men and women.
- I'm a bit old-fashioned in that I prefer company names that actually reflect what the companies do.
- Maybe I'm just old-fashioned, but surely good manners and thoughtfulness should play a part here?
- We both shared old-fashioned views and stuck doggedly to them at all times.
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