In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(length) total(cost/result/reduction) globalthe overall impression — la impresión general / de conjunto
- he was the overall winner — fue (el) campeón absoluto
- At the end of the tournament, the player with the highest point total is the overall winner.
- The details may be small, but the overall effect is one of everything being exactly where it should be.
- The 2003 fourth overall pick wasn't ready, physically or mentally, to be thrown into the fire.
- It is part of an overall plan for cutting the social expenses of the state.
- If each neighbourhood looked after its own area, then the overall effect could be very positive.
- If you play a series of hands, the overall winners are the team with the higher total score at the end.
- Readers will then vote for one overall winner and two runners-up in each category.
- I am talking about total output and overall patterns here, not exceptions to the rule.
- What we must try to do is to judge the overall effect on balance.
- The Montreal-based body has overall responsibility for global drug testing.
- The cuts are part of an overall revamping of the company that has yet to report a profit.
- The overall effect of the 2001 protocols was to require three times as many vets to do the same work as in 1967.
- Your Honour, I am doing this in a global way at the moment, showing the overall effect.
- He will also address the general outlook for the overall industry within the country.
- The overall effect is hard to fault, but it is not that memorable.
- But although his performance is excellent, the overall effect is curiously sad.
- He said the overall effect of the expansion will be to build around much of the existing school facilities.
- I come back to Hay with the intention of repeating as overall winner of the Australian Nationals.
- He had overall responsibility for the policing of the May Day riots.
- One overall winner will go forward to represent Laois in the national competition.
1she was third overall — quedó tercera en la clasificación general
- sentence adverb overall, one could say that … — en términos generales podría decirse que …
1British(protective garment)bata femininetúnica feminine
- The picture of men paint spraying in their ordinary clothes, rather than wearing protective overalls and without protective face masks, says it all.
- They were wearing disposable blue overalls bought at a local DIY store to protect their clothes from paint.
- When he had done, his mug empty, he went to his wardrobe where he pulled out a clean pair of underpants and a blue overall.
- A man wearing an orange overall was sweeping the street while others were running.
2.1US (dungarees)overol masculine Latin Americapeto masculine Spainmameluco masculine Southern Cone
- My green overalls and green shirt with my red jean jacket were my choice for today.
- Dressed in miners' overalls and a hard hat, he caught the 6: 30 a.m. elevator that took the miners down for their regular shift.
- Dress suitable for agriculture such as overalls, shirts, and boots is popular.
- I stayed simple the next day, skipped a shower and pulled my hair up into a ponytail and dressed in overalls and a black tank top.
- The DVD treatment is as humble as the overalls and flannel shirts people wear in the show.
- For protective gear, many make do with long-sleeve shirts and long pants because thick overalls, gloves, boots, and masks are expensive or not sold in the markets.
- Dressed in overalls and a flannel shirt, he looked like a farmer.
- Denim goods, including jeans, shorts, skirts and overalls, account for 70 percent of the firm's total production.
- She was dressed in tan fishing overalls with a fishing hat, bulky black boots, and a pink T-shirt underneath.
- But Daddy was a poor little boy in an old shirt and overalls once.
- Minimum requirements include long-sleeved shirts and long trousers or overalls as well as safety equipment.
- Some had old clothing, from ancient togas and tunics to overalls and denim.
- It's a constant battle with the management - you need a suit of armour, not overalls, to come to work.
- Its 200 highly trained members dress in white overalls, padded clothing and crash helmets to protect themselves against police batons and shields.
- I got home just in time to see my younger sister rush out the door in her summer uniform of overalls and a t-shirt.
- He had dark jean overalls and a red collared shirt.
- The father, in a dark, looming form, appears in the doorway, dressed in the gray overalls of his mechanics uniform.
- A parachute is standard equipment as are helmet and goggles, boots, overalls and gloves.
- He wore dark blue overalls over a white shirt and a brown flat cap on his head to cover his grey hair.
- She took the torn overalls, the ratty dresses, shorts, jeans, skirts, shirts out and tossed them into the hallway.
2.2British (boiler suit)overol masculine Latin Americamono masculine Spain
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