In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine fardofeminine mochila
2.1(packet, package)paquete masculinea pack of cigarettes — un paquete / una cajetilla de cigarrillos
- you can buy a starter pack for £549 — te puedes comprar el equipo básico por 549 libras
- teaching pack — material para el profesor — para la enseñanza de un tema
- Frank noisily rummages around a drawer and gets a pack of cigarettes and lights one.
- Hidden by accident under a bag of compost the assistant hadn't bothered to shift there was a pack of two earthenware wall hanging pots, the kind with one flattened side and a hole to take a wire fixing.
- Normally, when you buy a pack of batteries, the package will tell you the voltage and current rating for the battery.
- A pack of four 100g boxes in the city centre costs £1.55, while just a few minutes down the road the price is £1.39.
- If it doesn't contain a toy or a gadget, a pack of felt-tipped pens and a chocolate bar, it's not worth its salt.
- I put the ashtray in the center of the coffee table and reached into the carton under the table to grab a pack of Marlboro Menthols.
- I'd quite forgotten the thrill of opening a pack of real paper prints and strips of real negatives.
- Moose brought in a coffee can full of pens and a pack of loose-leaf paper.
- He checked his watch and walked to his dresser again for one more look before grabbing his wallet and a pack of mints.
- Also, if your choice for the best three stamps corresponds with the choice of the majority of participants, a collector's pack of stamps awaits you.
- I collected my pack of cigarettes from the crate, shoved them in my back pocket and hoisted the garbage bag over my shoulder.
- He pulled a pack of sugar out of the container and tore a side off of it.
- Julie handed me a large piece of paper divided into four parts and a pack of pencil crayons.
- A pack of papers fell out into her lap, along with a single letter.
- The door to the apartment opened and Mr. Walker walked in carrying two bags of groceries and a separate bag with a pack of diapers in it.
- And guess how much a pack of 10 chicken wings costs in here?
- I picked up a battery charger and a pack of rechargeable AAA batteries.
- An iPod can store up to ten thousand songs in a gleaming white box smaller than a pack of cigarettes.
- It comes in a flip-top box resembling a pack of Marlboro cigarettes.
- A loaf of bread would be £1.58, a first class stamp £1.13 and a pack of batteries £21.89.
2.2British (of cards)baraja femininemazo masculine Latin Americamazo de naipes masculine Latin Americamazo de naipes masculine Latin America
3.1(of animals)a pack of wolves — una manada de lobos
- a pack of hounds — una jauría
- to run with the pack — seguir la corriente
3.2(in race)pelotón masculine
- The foundation of the Huddersfield success was a heavy pack with a powerful back row linking with well-organised half-backs.
- It's easy to make parallels between the back rows but really a back row is only as good as the forward pack in front of it.
- Their pack won the forward battle hands down but it was period immediately before the break that ultimately decided the match.
- The forward packs from both teams appear to be where the strength lies.
- A forward from the pack should lead the team and spur them on.
4derogatory(group, collection)partida feminine derogatorypanda feminine derogatorymanga feminine Southern Cone informal derogatorya pack of thieves/incompetents — una partida de ladrones/de incompetentes derogatory
- a pack of lies — una sarta de mentiras
- They are often painful, and you may wish to apply a cold pack straight after the injury.
- Self-help measures such as fomentation, cold packs, gentle massage with topical agents to relieve pain can be very soothing.
- If you're having a picnic, don't take perishable food such as cheese and meat out of the fridge until the last minute, and use a cool pack to keep it cold in the picnic box.
- Participants were asked to bring the plastic bag containing both saliva samples and the cold pack to the study visit.
- Cold packs can be bought at the store, or instead, you can use a bag of frozen vegetables.
- To reduce pain and swelling, apply ice or a cold pack.
- Using gentle pressure, apply ice or a cold pack to the area around the eye for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Patch and Pockets sat over to the side out of danger, nursing head bruises with cold packs pressed against their temples.
- Frostbite is a recognized danger of the use of cold packs of ice therapy for sports injuries and soft tissue trauma.
- Suggest that they make at least six cold packs, since they could use as many as three at a time and will need to replace them after 20 minutes.
- You can also soothe your child's swollen parotid glands with either warm or cold packs.
- If not engorged, prolapses can reduce spontaneously or be rolled back using a cold pack.
- Cold or heat packs may help relieve pain and swelling, and some people find that the natural anti-inflammatory arnica will bring relief, taken as tablets or rubbed into the body as a cream.
- Benign interventions include hot and cold packs, bandages, canes, lotions, vitamins and nutritional supplements.
- Cold packs can be applied on the area of injury to reduce the pain and oedema.
- So I'd have heat around my operated leg, and then on my back I used a cold pack, so I had different zones, hot on my hip, and a cold pack under the back.
- The cold is uncomfortable, but it is important to keep the cold pack in place.
- Other treatments that may help include hot baths, applying hot or cold packs, and stretching or exercise.
- Clinical practitioners often use herbal compresses and packs to aid in the healing process, which can cause allergic reactions for sensitive skin.
- Soft and cuddly, our Cherry Stone Pillow Bear can be heated in an oven for a soothing source of warmth, or chilled in the freezer for a cold pack.
6→ pack ice
2(put into suitcase, bag)the goods are packed ready for shipping — las mercancías están embaladas y listas para ser despachadas
- I worked packing toys — trabajé embalando juguetes
- I packed my clothes and left — empaqué (mi ropa) y me fui
- have you packed your toothbrush? — ¿llevas el cepillo de dientes?
- I packed the kids' lunches — preparé la comida de los niños — para llevar al colegio etc
3(fill)have you packed your suitcase yet? — ¿ya has empacado? Latin America
- she threatened to pack her bags unless … — amenazó con irse (/ dejarlo etc. ) si no …
4(press tightly together)pack the soil (down) firmly — apisone bien la tierra
- to pack sth into sth
- you certainly packed a lot into your vacation — no cabe duda de que aprovechaste bien las vacaciones
5(cram full)pack the gaps tightly — rellena bien los huecos
- the play packed the theater for months — la obra llenó / abarrotó el teatro durante meses
- the hall was packed with people — la sala estaba atestada / abarrotada de gente
6informal(carry, possess)(gun) llevar
1(fill suitcase)hacer las maletashacer las valijas River Plateempacar Latin America
2the books packed neatly into the box — los libros cupieron muy bien en la caja
- the table packs flat for storage — la mesa se puede guardar totalmente plegada
3(squeeze)to pack into sth
- the crowd packed into the station — el gentío se apiñó en la estación
- we can't all pack into one car — no nos podemos meter todos en un coche
1(fill with sympathizers)to pack a jury — formar un jurado tendencioso
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