In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fountain pen) pluma estilográfica feminine(fountain pen) pluma fuente feminine Latin America(fountain pen) estilográfica feminine(fountain pen) lapicera fuente feminine Southern Cone(fountain pen) estilógrafo masculine Colombia(ballpoint) bolígrafo masculine(ballpoint) boli masculine Spain informal(ballpoint) birome feminine River Plate(ballpoint) pluma atómica feminine Mexico(ballpoint) lápiz de pasta masculine Chile(felt tip) rotulador masculinepen and ink sketch — boceto a plumilla masculine
- You know, they bury guys alive out at the federal pen for stuff like that.
- Two years later, she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and was sentenced to nine months in the federal pen.
- It matters, but you really want to go to the heavy federal pen if you want street credibility.
- "The po-lice threw me in the pen for shooting a man," he explained.
transitive verbpenned, penning
1(article/letter) redactar(article/letter) escribir(verse) componer
- But as any screenplay handbook will tell you, writing for motion pictures is not about penning lines of dialogue; it is about fashioning a narrative and constructing an event.
- Of course, no one used it on him until one of our columnists wrote asking him to pen a testimonial for a new book jacket.
- Journalists love the dynasty story for the meat, colour and the opportunity to pen clever lines that it provides.
- And you dare not write off people who pen moaning letters to parish newsletters or local papers as cantankerous curmudgeons.
- Say you love rhymes and think you'd like to pen some poetry.
- It takes a lot more than inspiration to pen these lines.
- Proclaiming he wants to be a screenwriter too, Donald starts to pen the kind of formulaic thriller that runs against the very principles Charlie's work is built on.
- He has a penchant for writing and has penned a few hundred poems.
- So, I've just penned a note for each of the flats in the block requesting that the borrower return it.
- It's a stormy and wet December start as I pen these notes.
1(for sheep) redil masculine(for cattle) corral masculine
- Best price of the day went to the man from Lockton for a pen of hoggs at 121p/kilo.
- He was helping The Boss put a pen of cattle through the scales before they were trucked out so that they could take out the ones that didn't make the contracted weight.
- The large livestock pens make provision for 850 cattle while the small stock pens can keep 500 sheep and goat.
- She was in charge of a pen of six monkeys, and they took one piece of apparatus each.
- Designed as a giant sheep pen for agricultural shows, the room has a slanted floor for, well, better drainage.
- The shepherds pound the ground with their staffs and curse the sheep as they corral them into makeshift pens.
- Outside was a sheep pen and a weathered orange taxi.
- A record price on a pen of three ewe lambs was set at $260 per head.
- We've also converted pig and sheep pens into extra living space so when friends come they have their own kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms.
- Depends on the draw of sheep too, if you get a good pen of sheep, makes a difference.
- The trick was to move the gate into the pen scattering the sheep and then quickly bringing the gate back to only let a couple out.
- Local sheep farmers this year put in a special effort putting down pens and selling their sheep in the traditional way.
- Additionally, sheep pens should be constructed on well-drained soils to avoid water-logging.
- If wool is so important to this country, then prize sheep should not be corralled in pens too small to allow them to turn around.
- Feed bunks were located within each of the free stall housing pens.
- In one scene she doubles for the actress when she parachutes into a pen of pigs.
- Molly gave a glance to a pen of puppies at his feet, there were five.
- Research teams were then randomly assigned to a pen of birds.
- Mr. Kidd also paid the second highest price E124 for a pen of ten lambs.
- Small banked and walled enclosures are associated with some of the houses, perhaps pens for animal husbandry.
- His sources range from sidewalks and commercial buildings in town to barns, machine sheds, and livestock pens on farms.
- Indoor exhibits were carefully carried into school and the immaculately groomed sheep unloaded into pens.
- Markets usually took place in the main streets where traders erected their stalls or pens for animals or other livestock.
- Sheep are most commonly housed in bedded pens with a manure pack.
- Along with the original small red house, the farm now has two barns, a sheep pen, and several sheds.
- Working-class immigrants, imbued with the dream of three acres and a cow, settled for a quarter-acre suburban block and a pen of chooks.
- He was looking out his window, from which he could see the sheep pen perfectly.
- One of the horses was rescued from a pen of horses bound for slaughter at the New Holland Sales in Pennsylvania.
- Here's a pen of pigs from the local diary farm.
- The sheep pens are on display and all strawed up, but will remain empty for two days whilst the show goes on around.
- The auctioneer stepped up onto the gangway above the sheep pens, briefly registered the small crowd of burly men in padded waistcoats and tweed hats and cleared his throat.
- Then he moved on to sniff around the sheep where the lambing pen had been.
- A pen of five lambs, averaging 50 kg was sold for €84.
1(female swan)cisne hembra masculine
- There are ducks and cranes, and every few miles a cob and pen circle as only swans can in their own territory.
- The two swans (a pen and a cob) have since brought seven baby cygnets into the world.
- he male mute swan, known as the cob, fiercely defends the territory that he and his mate, the pen, share.
- The pen, or female swan, was visible on the nest, but there was no sign of her paramour.
- In early May, the pen, or female swan, lays from 3-9 dull white eggs which measure 4 1/2 inches in length and weigh about 12 ounces.
1(prison)cana feminine South America slangtalego masculine Spain slangtanque masculine Mexico slangin the pen — a la sombra informal
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