In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(track, walkway)sendero masculinesenda femininecamino masculinethey cleared a path through the jungle — abrieron un sendero (or una senda etc.) a través de la selva
- to stray from the path of virtue — apartarse del camino de la virtud / del buen camino
- the path to success — el camino al éxito
- Ahead we could see where the leftmost wall of the passage stopped, and the path continued alongside a great pit.
- As Breck continued walking along the path, he came to a fork in the road.
- We continued to walk down the manmade path until we reached the front gates of my uncle's home.
- He sighed, his eyes downcast as he continued to walk absent-mindedly across the path.
- They continued walking, the path getting darker and darker, until it split into two roads.
- They continued walking down the path until they came to a clearing.
- She became visible again, and then continued her walk down the small path.
- Is it long walks along forested mountain paths?
- At the south end of the island, you can visit hot thermal springs, walk on paths through peaceful ponds or relax in front of tiered water cascades.
- I walk among palm-fringed paths, through old ramparts and walls.
- The site is well laid out with gentle sloping paths so you can walk from the lower locks to the upper canal very easily, and watch the Wheel in operation.
- He smiled down at her as they walked up the path, Stephen trailing behind.
- Closing the door behind myself, I walked down the path to the sidewalk and started down the street.
- It's been months since I was able to walk in rough country, haven't trod the farm paths over to Washford or across to the cliffs this year at all.
- Jane scowled in disgust and stood, continuing her walk along the path, down the hillside.
- Leslie shook her head and pulled Vivienne back onto the path to continue walking.
- I turned around and continued to walk down the gray path.
- He slipped his hand down and held hers almost subconsciously as they continued to walk down their makeshift path.
- As I walked along the paths that interweave amongst the foliage I came upon something I had never seen there before.
- Up green hills and down dirt paths, he walks alongside flag-draped coffins to support grieving families, to comfort, and to mourn.
2(course of missile)trayectoria femininethe path of the sun — el recorrido / el trayecto del sol
- the raging waters swept away everything in their path — las tempestuosas aguas arrasaron con todo a su paso
- he stepped into the path of the oncoming vehicle — se cruzó en el camino del vehículo que se acercaba
- the bullet was deflected from its path — el proyectil fue desviado de su trayectoria
- Flight 77's path was hard to track since its transponder had been turned off.
- Why would anyone choose to build directly in the path of a potential avalanche?
- Homes and businesses are gone as we continue to track the hurricane's path.
- Ranked against him are the hideous shades of the Inquisition and directly in his path is his unloving, tyrannical father, the King.
- Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing the Gulf Coast area, doing everything they can to get out of the hurricane's path.
- Though many Montrealers enjoy proving their mettle cycling through traffic, cycling paths are available for recreational purposes.
- They may not take a direct path, but somehow they reach their dreams.
- This way, viewers are able to track the storm's path, along with our weather team.
- And they are hoping to see hundreds of people who are either unemployed or fed up and looking for a change of direction in their career path.
- It looks like it's probably going to make a direct path over that island.
- In fact, the only way to get Papa to stop was to stand directly in his path and wave your arms up and down like Icarus diving off the cliff.
- Because the two gamma rays are emitted simultaneously and in different directions, their paths can be traced back to locate the emitting atom precisely at the point of crossing.
- Now green frogs, mice and other wildlife can continue their path alongside the stream.
- The tests mimic the effect of a 40 km/h impact with a pedestrian moving laterally across the path of the car.
- There are certainly more direct paths one can take to a career in theatre, but an unconventional one can produce unique artistic fruit.
- The Conference Board survey suggests that strategic business management does not loom large in the career paths of security directors.
- This nearly polar orbit is designed such that the spacecraft's orbital path moves at the same apparent rate as the Sun.
- Put me directly in the path of the gulf stream and I won't use all that wasteful energy heating my house either.
- The upward track of the bullet's path through the heart was evident at autopsy.
- It came right at me, but His love so overwhelmed me that I was incapable of moving out of its path.
- Still, it was your stupid fault; maybe next time you'll think before swinging into the path of a heavy moving object, huh?
3(course of action)if you take that path … — si optas por hacer eso …
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