In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paved area)pavimento masculine
- If these steps were omitted, cracking of the pavement was predictable.
- Many live off petty trade, selling goods on the pavement in the market area.
- Normal practice is to saw the joints in the new pavement; tooled joints are also permitted for some areas.
- This can be used as a means of determining the relative ages of pavements within an area.
- As my bare feet hit the cool cement of pavement I grinned in triumph.
- A common demand by the residents of the Lake Area is that the pavement around the monument be cleared of encroachments and hawkers.
- The hard dark surfaces like pavements store heat during the day, which is released at night, keeping the city hotter for longer periods of time.
- When you're using your truck for removing shrubs or small trees, use a long cable to stay on the pavement where possible.
- Despite the density of burials in the immediate area, no interments overlie the stone pavement.
- Dowel bars are used in jointed plain concrete pavements to provide load transfer, which reduces faulting and improves performance.
- The pub has seating for 200 people and the potential for a seating area on the pavement outside.
- Why not break up the tiles and make them into a mosaic for either the pavement around the area or even incorporated into some other city centre venue.
3British(beside road)→ sidewalk
- Shopkeepers have renovated their premises, roads have been widened, pavements are cleared for pedestrians.
- The streets are jammed with cars, the busses packed with people and the pavements overflowing with pedestrians weighed down with their purchases.
- Hundreds of people sauntered along the road and pavements and families ate outside cafes knowing their children were safe.
- We are trying to give the roads back to the motorist and the pavements back to pedestrians.
- Then there are those who cycle without lights at all and think they then have the right to ride on pavements and endanger pedestrians as well as road users.
- In the civil law if a driver goes off the road on to the pavement and injures a pedestrian, or damages property, he is prima facie liable.
- Along with the grade separator, the pavements on the either sides of the roads will be widened and redone with interlocking cobble blocks.
- The fierce snow, which had been falling since mid-evening, left pavements and roads treacherous as temperatures plummeted.
- The angry resident said the ramps being put in are dangerous as the materials used makes it difficult to tell where the pavement ends and the road begins.
- But you always get some youth tearing up and down the road or on the pavements on these scooters.
- It toppled over sideways onto the pavement and missed my son and I by about a yard.
- I'm not absolutely certain, but I think pedestrians have right of way on roads as well as pavements.
- A huge amount of litter and other rubbish is being removed from the pavements and road sides each Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.
- At one point, he drove on the wrong side of the road and mounted a pavement to get around a police car, which had been parked in the road in a bid to stop him.
- Parents say crossing the road to use the pavement on the other side is just as dangerous due to the steady stream of farm vehicles, trucks and commuter traffic.
- The council's pavements and road infrastructure are now of a higher quality.
- However, we do realise that the fundamental cause of claims is that a number of repairs are needed for roads and pavements.
- A £1.5 million scheme will involve disconnecting supplies to 6,000 homes as roads and pavements are dug up.
- Residential roads and pavements will be cleaned every fortnight by the mobile cleansing teams, which will use EU standard low emission level vehicles.
- It is common practice among local traders to exact a rent from street hawkers for using the road or pavement in front of their shops.
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