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(of shoes, socks, gloves)par masculinea pair of trousers — unos pantalones
- a pair of scissors — una tijera
- a pair of glasses — un par de anteojos
- I've only got one pair of hands — solo tengo dos manos
- you need a sharp pair of eyes — tienes que tener vista de lince
- to show a clean pair of heels — (escape) poner pies en polvorosa
- The distance between the pair of marks corresponds to a length of a barcode to be read.
- If you like, sandwich pairs of the meringue together with a little creme fraiche and decorate with dried rose petals.
- It also corresponds stylistically to a pair of Kentian giltwood marble topped sidetables in the Long Gallery.
- More pairs of hands joined the first and Jace was finally pulled off of Joel, who's nose was bleeding badly.
- Whilst I was out, I also bought a couple of pairs of stockings.
- There are four main landing gear units fitted in tandem pairs.
- He added a pair of filters that correspond to two bands of infrared light needed to detect aflatoxin and fumonisin.
- When all pairs of points are joined, the resulting network of points and lines is known as a complete graph.
- She slipped on her leather jacket and a pair of high heeled harness boots and went downstairs.
- At the heart of the case, we discovered a sock containing three necklaces and a couple of pairs of earrings.
- My student was insistent, and a few more pairs of eyes joined him.
- The pair of articles provoked a large number of responses from readers.
- Underneath my chair was a pair of worn socks; Jack had obviously discarded them while watching Countdown earlier in the afternoon.
- Let's conservatively estimate that one of these workers stitches together five pairs of trainers per day.
- One of his earliest clubs secured his services only after supplying him with two suits, two pairs of shoes and two pairs of gloves as part of his signing on fee.
- Rafter pairs are joined directly to each joist by means of mortise and tenon joints.
- Skaters whizzed by in the rink behind them, but nobody moved to put on a pair of four-wheelers and join the throng.
- This pair of articles offers a view into these two directions for anti-poverty organizing.
- Separately, five pairs of tickets for each show will be auctioned online to the highest bidder via ‘ebay’ over a two-month period.
- It was a very pretty dress and she was wearing light blue shoes matching a pair of small gloves on her hands.
1.2(in cards)pareja femininepar masculine
- One of my opponents had a pair of aces in her hand.
- The lowest winning hand can be a single pair, an ace and king, or even a single high card.
- The fact that B's pairs of trumps are in sequence has no effect here, because the led cards were not in sequence.
- The opener had either a pair or two high cards, one possibly an ace.
- I think one of them had a pair of nines and one had a pair of aces.
- If you have a pair of aces in your hand and there's an ace on the board, that's three aces.
- Any pair of aces or below can be beaten by a single two, jack or joker.
- The proposed jackpot would be awarded, for a side bet, to players receiving both a royal flush and a pair of aces.
- For instance, a player might be able to win a set with only two cards if those cards are a pair of aces.
- said Relena, who placed a pair of aces and a pair of kings down on the table.
- Keep those cards close to the vest and no one is going to beat a pair of aces.
- If there's a bet, you're most likely against a pair of aces, but an inside 8 will make you a straight.
- Well, fate seemed to deny him any runs, pairs or face cards and even any metal implement to do some damage.
- Some players allow the pairs hand with wilds, sevens and aces to use a pair of jokers or a pair of twos as the wilds.
- Again I raised, he countered with a reraise and I went all in - with nothing more than a pair of aces.
- In his hand he held a pair of aces; two bullets for the opposition.
2.1(couple)pareja femininethe happy pair — la feliz pareja
- a pair of rabbits — un casal de conejos
- the seats were arranged in pairs — los asientos estaban colocados de dos en dos
- She said students were not required to come in pairs for the ball, because this would hamper the aim of holding the event, to help students get to know each other better.
- In this race everybody goes in pairs and each pair had to get a board and paddle out to a buoy about 10 meters out and back.
- We dived down in pairs and swam around the wreck.
- The children bounced in pairs and raised more than £200, which will be put towards garden furniture, so the children can eat their lunch outside when the whether is fine.
- Players are invited to enter in pairs, although individuals can enter and be paired up on the day.
- Working in pairs, the children were challenged to use their imagination, creativity and ingenuity to design and make a model using a specially created K'Nex kit.
- You need activities that can be done in pairs, such as a three-legged race or an obstacle races that need partners.
- They must walk in pairs or threes, sometimes ones.
- Working alone or in pairs, students were invited to create their own radio commercials and demonstrate their considerable creative skills.
- A walking bus is a safe way for children to get to and from school, walking in pairs hand-in-hand along the safest possible route, while being supervised by adults.
- The sibling pair walked towards me with smiles on their faces.
- The programme has included officers patrolling in pairs and has seen violent incidents fall and a 20 per cent increase in the number of revellers.
- The children are aged between nine and 11, which is younger than most who take part in exchanges, and are staying in pairs with families in the village.
- She added: ‘We would advise all tourists to travel in pairs.’
- Vikings fought in pairs, shoulder to shoulder - and your shoulder man would stay with you through thick and thin, Dave says, watching your back while you watched his.
- Split into five legs the runners go in pairs and Radcliffe's seniors managed a creditable 20th place finish, with the mixed team coming 42nd.
- He said parent volunteers worked in pairs supervising the evening's activities, which included table tennis, karaoke, table football and pool.
- A substantial element of the system is the set of physical exercises performed in pairs and again based on the idea of the power of co-operation.
- Policemen patrolled the streets not in pairs but alone.
- Sometimes Eileen will work with the children on a one to one basis, other times she will host a session with the children in pairs, so that they can speak and relate to each.
1(objects) emparejar(objects) formar pares conshe was paired with Paul — le pusieron a Paul de pareja
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