In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1coche de policía masculine
- One minute later we were bundled into a panda car.
- It was at that instant that the panda car bumped into mine.
- Even if every available officer was sent out in a panda car, the odds of a patrolling policeman coming across a village post office raid in England's biggest county is next to nil.
- I recently saw a police officer driving alone in a panda car using the walkie-talkie.
- It's so grey in London town, with a panda car crawling around
- Eventually they moved in an uncomfortable shuffle to the panda car, telling the friend, by now released, that they were taking him to Ilford.
- He reached the field, and pulled in behind a panda car on the verge opposite the gate, he couldn't believe what he saw - it looked as if a plane had crash landed in the campsite.
- There's never a camera or a panda car in sight when this happens.
- Police are to get out of their panda cars and onto public transport in a new drive to cut crime and the fear of crime on buses, trains and in taxis.
- However, it still takes a year for them to be trusted with the keys to the panda cars.
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