In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(cushioning)almohadilla feminineshoulder pads — hombreras
- knee pads — rodilleras
- shin pads — canilleras
- thigh pads — musleras
2(of paper)bloc masculine
3.1feminine casamasculine bulín River Plate informalmasculine apartamentomasculine bulín River Plate informal
- In Knutsford, which is more renowned for its millionaire pads than cheap starter homes, some estate agents say that they haven't sold to a first-time buyer for over six months.
- So take advantage while you can because you may eventually be moving from a bachelor pad to sharing an apartment with your girlfriend.
- However it is ideal as a bachelor pad or as a starter home.
- Apparently, this well-heeled, green-fingered chap is so proud of the vastness of the garden at his country pad that he has applied for an EU grant to help to develop it.
- Stately homes, luxury country pads, five-star hotels and even budget youth hostels are lining up to provide race fans accommodation.
- Sweet covers a vast range of houses, from waterside family homes to urban bachelor pads, each with its each unique slant on the Scandinavian style.
- David, 48, a university professor, bought the two-bedroom Victorian terraced maisonette as a bachelor pad seven years ago.
- Conran originally planned to turn the house into a bachelor pad - the basement was to be a party room but is now a family room.
3.2US (bed)catre masculine informal
4plataforma de lanzamiento feminine
2(line)(panel/seat) acolchar(seat/panel) enguatar Spainto pad a carpet — colocarle fieltro por debajo a una alfombra
3(jacket/armrests) acolchado(jacket/armrests) enguatado Spain(envelope) acolchado(bra) con rellenoa coat with padded shoulders — un abrigo con hombreras
- padded cell — celda de aislamiento
4(expand)rellenarmeter paja en informal
5US(invoice/bill) cobrar de más en(invoice/bill) inflar
1andarcaminarhe padded into the room — entró en la habitación sin hacer ruido
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