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(for bottle)abridor masculineabrebotellas masculinedestapador masculine Latin America
- Looking into the fountain pen jar, she found a letter opener.
- The product range includes household knives, chef's knives, multiutility pieces with scissors, nail filers, bottle openers and butler knives.
- He reached over to the end table where he kept a large ceramic coffee cup crammed with every sort of writing implement, assorted combs, scissors, letter openers and other junk.
- The Northern Star Literary Award, a hand-crafted pen, pencil and letter opener in a box of North Coast red cedar, will also be awarded for best entry overall.
- My family has a picnic kit which includes knife, bottle opener, ‘cool bag’ and plastic plates and cups to make meals on beaches that bit nicer!
- There are pin boxes, jewel boxes, ornament holders, letter racks, pen stands, stationery holders, letter openers and pens, so there should be something to please every visitor who wants to go home with a keepsake.
- He almost scrabbled to open it - contemplated using a butter knife as a letter opener, but then the envelope yielded.
- You'll also find the requisite razor-sharp knife and bottle opener.
- He's carrying a bottle of wine. He asks me if I have a bottle opener.
- Any potential weapons, including nail scissors, letter openers and plastic knives, should not be placed in hand luggage, and passengers should allow extra time to check in.
- And it's available in cans, so you don't have to worry about where to keep your bottle opener.
- But thousands of wireless devices, such as cordless phones, garage door openers and current Wi-Fi devices, operate in the unlicensed spectrum bands.
- There's no bottle opener, he explains, because not many people round here drink beer.
- One East Yorkshire business snapped up a few hundred packs complete with bottle opener and glass as a festive present for clients and customers.
- I've had one letter opener seized, two Swiss army knives.
- Grabbing a razor sharp letter opener from the console table in the hallway she tears the envelope open and a small white card drops out into her hand.
- One's a mouth, one's a shark's tail bottle opener.
- Then he lunges at me, with tweezers, wire cutters, screwdrivers, bottle openers and scissors all snipping, whirring and snapping at me in perfect synchronicity.
- Airports have brought in increasingly stringent security checks, and are confiscating everything from nail files and bottle openers to knitting needles and knives.
- He pulled the plastic bag containing the letter opener out of his jacket pocket.
1.2(for can)abrelatas masculine
2.1(in cards)mano feminine
2.2(in cricket)bateador que abre el juego
- No matter what their decisions, Lancashire must recruit at least one top-class batsman, preferably an opener, and possibly two.
- Following the fall of the openers, the batsmen dropped at an alarming rate.
- Which isn't to say he is any less potent; his ability to dismiss top-class batsmen and high-class openers is unquestionable.
- He was also goalie for the White Lion on Sundays for a few seasons and played cricket as a batsman, usually an opener.
- The main issues to be resolved are the batting order, especially the openers and the identity of the allrounders.
3(of show)primer número masculinethis concert is the traditional opener of each new season — la temporada se abre tradicionalmente con este concierto
- The problem was not rectified for the season opener either, as starting goalie Carlo DiRienzo surrendered another four goals.
- Boulware lists his shoulder at 70 percent but still expects to start the season opener at Pittsburgh.
- A total of 49 rookie passers have started season openers since 1948.
- Making the All-Star team, standing on the mound for the fifth game of the playoffs, starting the season opener this year - it's all unbelievable.
- Sadly of that trio only Cusiter will start the championship opener against France, with the other two still injured, but if Scotland can produce players of this calibre and character then there is hope.
- With a victory in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway, Crawford reinforced his standing as one of the premier truck competitors.
- I enjoyed the episode but it didn't feel like a season opener.
- Forney started the season opener but suffered a turf-toe injury and slowly had worked his way into a backup role behind Claridge.
- After a busy summer, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens are getting ready for their season opener, which, incidentally, is also a world premiere.
- Johnson has proven that his victory at the season opener was no fluke.
- Mario Edwards and Izell Reese, a four-year veteran, will enter camp as the starters, but no one knows who will start the season opener.
- When rookie SG Desmond Mason made his debut in the season opener, the Grizzlies went out of their way to go at him.
- He began his pro career in 2001 with the Los Angeles Galaxy, starting the season opener after impressing in preseason.
- Bedford said in his side's last game against the Hurricanes in the season opener on April 3 the Bulls were defeated by three points, but that this time they hoped to pick up their first win.
- But even though Davies has earned the start for the season opener, this doesn't mean that Cowden won't be seeing the field.
- He joined Rick Leach as the only quarterbacks in school history to start four season openers.
- Slated to start the season opener at Baltimore on Sunday night, the right-hander threw 53 of his 84 pitches for strikes.
- The stats section will debut following the season opener.
- Webster has endured three non-finishes this season but the only time Klaffenbock has beaten him when they have both finished a race was at the season opener in Valencia, in March.
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