In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1British(package)paquete masculinea parcel of books — un paquete de libros
- to do sth up in a parcel — hacer un paquete con algo
- parcels office — departamento de paquetes postales
- Just 4 feet 10 inches tall and weighing a little over six stones, she had a special trolley provided by the Post Office to help carry the heavy parcels and letters around.
- One day, being in the Alcala at Toledo, I saw a young lad offer to sell a parcel of old written papers to a shopkeeper.
- Helen's mouth fell open in disbelief as he handed her a small parcel wrapped in brown paper.
- Here, town people can bring their own livestock to be slaughtered and then returned to them in paper parcels.
- Every part of the postal business lost huge amounts of money last year, including UK parcels, Royal Mail, international mail and parcels and the post office network.
- We have also heard from people who used the post office to send parcels and things, so we are determined to have one in the village.
- Mac had the car door open, and was walking towards the van, a bunch of flowers in his hands, and the wrapped parcel under one arm.
- The mother of a soldier with the British troops in Iraq is appealing for help to collect and send parcels of goodies to the servicemen and women there.
- It was a tiny box wrapped in plan brown parcel paper and tied with twine.
- Others have received parcels sent for free by their families at home.
- They found Tom Fisher standing there holding a large parcel wrapped in brown paper.
- Also, colonists were sending their parcels through the post without stamps.
- Lans walked over to his bed, and picked up the parcel of paper.
- She fished into her pocket until she pulled out a tiny parcel of tissue paper.
- Viewers on either side of the world now share knowledge of these soft white papers, delicately wrapped parcels and small metal plates, the same shape as calling cards and full of curious codes.
- I cannot find your address in our back up folders, please could you send it to us, and we will put the parcel in the post today.
- Mr Davies said people sending parcels containing suspicious or illegal substances often paid extra for postage to prevent further weighing or postal service checks.
- I collected a parcel from the post office, went shopping amongst the madness of Beirut.
- She held out a plain, brown paper parcel to him, roughly tied with string still dripping in bacon fat.
- In the end I did choose to use the Royal Mail service which enables you to collect the parcel from a local post office for a fee of 50p.
2(of land)parcela feminine→ part
- When a parcel of real estate is being evaluated for possible purchase, use the assessment as an informational resource.
- Farming a small parcel of land Tom made a big name for himself as a water diviner with his services in big demand throughout the county.
- A lot of it was due to shrewd real estate acquisitions, anticipating property trends and securing key parcels of land for low prices.
- Civil 3D includes a variety of tools to subdivide tracts of land into parcels with predefined areas.
- Such territories were sufficiently significant by the eighth century that most references to estates, tenant houses, and land parcels in our documents are explicitly attached to a village.
- At Wild Turkey, which opened in June, Rulewich had to piece together several distinct parcels of land into one seamless golf course.
- Farming a small parcel of land on the side of Kockanore Hill Jerry earned a great reputation for his fine garden.
- For many years he farmed a small parcel of land in Kilcolman and came to the local Kilcolman creamery with his donkey and cart.
- Stark says the turn of events is disappointing, and notes the land was the largest parcel in the area that doesn't require rezoning, a process that could take a couple of years.
- Holdouts are dealt with by real estate developers assembling parcels of land in a variety of ways.
- Evans said the other 17-acre parcel has generated some offers, but no contracts.
- Through hard work and perseverance he acquired a good parcel of land and farmed it for some sixty years.
- Curtilages and tenters were parcels of open land, probably used for some kind of industrial or artisan activity.
- Farmers will also be able to print maps of their land parcels which they can use solely for Area Aid purposes.
- The Countryside Agency claimed a partial victory because of the two parcels of land declared open countryside.
- In recognition of his spearmen he gave them each a parcel of land in the area.
- Suppose you owned a large parcel of land, which includes a large wooded area, home to an endanger species of owl.
- A land-use feasibility study commissioned by the Central Sydney Area Health Service identified three parcels of land that could be sold.
- There are other parcels of land beneficially held by the estate, which the trustee acknowledges are not integral to the businesses.
- The legal estate of two separate parcels of land at Baydon Farm amounting to some 184 acres and some 108 acres vested in Major Stibbard prior to his death.
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