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(in town)parque masculine
- Meanwhile, down on the beaches and in the parks and gardens of the nation, there seems a remarkable readiness to accept the dictates of the safe sun crusaders.
- It was in the 18th century that rulers in Europe saw the deteriorating health situation of people and started to establish public parks for recreation.
- The water department is trying to recycle these sources of waste water for further use, such as watering parks and public gardens or street-cleaning.
- With springtime dawning once again it's hard not to thinks of parks, gardens and being outdoors in nature.
- As the sun is shining I will also take a walk around the town with its parks and gardens.
- For many people, walking or sitting in public parks without fear at night is a treat.
- This includes private gardens, parks, buildings, working quarries and arable land.
- Flying kites has been forbidden in public parks and gardens throughout the city since the beginning of this month.
- Youth workers and community leaders want to build an ambitious recreation area in the park but the priority seems to be to give residents their say in the project.
- Some years ago we saw these developers build a lot of flats right next to our public park, Canbury Park Gardens, down by the riverside.
- Our tour of the city began with a trip to the Menara Gardens, a public park containing a reservoir and a huge olive grove, popular with locals for weekend picnics.
- Myrna and David visited a hillside azalea garden in a nearby park to walk the trails and get a feel for the different grades of slope.
- The most striking ones are connected with the illegal giveaway of some public parks and gardens, he said.
- Yesterday police spoke to residents who live near the park, searched gardens and sealed-off the park as they looked for clues.
- The Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal today to ban smoking in the city's public parks, squares, gardens and playing fields.
- In the afternoon, to distract myself I went for a walk round the park.
- He would like to see more public parks and gardens where he could go to feed the ducks with his children; more facilities for younger people - and more child-friendly pubs.
- To this end, vacant plots of land, broad boulevards, thoroughfares, public gardens, and parks are used.
- Work includes care of public parks, gardens, painting of signs, sowing of flowers, shrubs, care of the graveyards, repair of paths etc.
- The mayor spray-painted the pansies planted in public parks so they'd match the visiting nations' flags.
1.2(in a private estate)jardines
2.1US (stadium)estadio masculine
- Bleachers surround the court, and the park is packed for every game.
- Thus far this season, the number of homers in RFK is 36 percent lower than in other major-league parks.
- He's moving from a hitters park inhabited by a wretched Royals squad to a neutral park with a good defensive team and pitching coach Leo Mazzone.
- The shape of the park challenged left and right fielders in playing caroms off the walls on long drives by opposing hitters.
- At most major league parks, there's enough padding out there so you don't have to worry about killing yourself.
- There's still a long way to go, it's my dream to see a skateboard park next to every basketball court.
- First, he was a child following his father around big league parks.
- In 1998, Gonzalez played in the old Detroit ballpark, a park where home runs were plentiful.
- Not to mention he accomplished this playing his home games in Yankee Stadium, a difficult park for righthanded hitters.
- Right field at the park faces east, toward Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
- When we first sat in the seats, I noted to my Dad just how similar the park was to Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
- He has not been that productive at Dolphins Stadium, a park considered unfriendly to lefthanded power hitters.
- This should not happen in a park where the right field wall is 307 feet down the line.
- That happened even though RFK Stadium was a big park, and the humid air in Washington didn't help the ball carry.
- It appears that in most big league parks, the inside vertical line (closest to home plate) of the batter's box is not outlined.
- The Southern League has favored pitching dramatically of late, though the Georgia outfielders will be playing in historically neutral parks.
- The ball had plenty of depth to reach the park's famed left field fence.
- Spink never left his office in St. Louis, but if you read his ghostwritten column, you'd think he was visiting all the major league parks.
- The old parks had short fences, so it was easy to hit home runs.
- Among those 163 players, Tony Womack is one of 94 who also hit a grand slam out of the park during their big league careers.
2.2British (soccer field)the park — el campo de juego
- Incongruously, The Lost World is located in a bowling alley in a retail park on the outskirts of Croydon.
- In the amusement parks on the outskirts of Chennai, huge crowds queue for a water ride.
- Business leaders have welcomed plans to transform a patch of derelict land into an eco-friendly town centre business park.
- Officers spent the day visiting retail parks, shops and pubs as the high-profile initiative continued.
- The council has just purchased an industrial land bank linked closely to the existing industrial park in the town.
- You'd think you were entering an industrial park when you visit New Brighton Park.
- A series of pilots are set to begin at regional and national theme parks.
- A new paintball and BB park opened on the property last Sunday morning with hardcore players turning up to take part in the specials on offer.
- While they were in Montreal, they visited this huge amusement park called La Ronde.
- It is thought to be one of the few municipal parks in the country dedicated to the employees of a single company, and it is the only known public park designed by architect Fred Rowntree.
- We're here at the new aerotow flight park in western New York and the place is jumping.
- Since the beginning of 2001, 230 multinationals have piled into the city's industrial parks.
- Plans came and went that included high-rise apartments and an amusement theme park, however nothing materialised.
1estacionar Latin Americaaparcar Spainparquear Latin AmericaI'm parked around the corner — tengo el coche estacionado (/ aparcado etc. ) a la vuelta de la esquina
2informal(put)(books/bags) dejar(books/bags) ponerpark yourself there next to granny — ponte ahí al lado de la abuela
- she was parked in front of the TV all afternoon — se pasó toda la tarde apoltronada frente al televisor
1estacionar Latin Americaaparcar Spainparquear Latin Americaestacionarse Chile Mexico
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