In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine pluma estilográficafeminine pluma fuente Latin Americafeminine estilográficafeminine lapicera fuente Southern Conemasculine estilógrafo Colombiamasculine bolígrafomasculine boli Spain informalfeminine birome River Platefeminine pluma atómica Mexicomasculine lápiz de pasta Chilemasculine rotuladorhe had never actually put / set pen to paper — nunca se había puesto a escribir
- pen and ink sketch — boceto a plumilla
- the pen is mightier than the sword — más puede la pluma que la espada
- "The po-lice threw me in the pen for shooting a man," he explained.
- You know, they bury guys alive out at the federal pen for stuff like that.
- It matters, but you really want to go to the heavy federal pen if you want street credibility.
- Two years later, she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and was sentenced to nine months in the federal pen.
- There are ducks and cranes, and every few miles a cob and pen circle as only swans can in their own territory.
- The pen, or female swan, was visible on the nest, but there was no sign of her paramour.
- 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.
- 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.
- Molly gave a glance to a pen of puppies at his feet, there were five.
- The shepherds pound the ground with their staffs and curse the sheep as they corral them into makeshift pens.
- 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.
- The sheep pens are on display and all strawed up, but will remain empty for two days whilst the show goes on around.
- Local sheep farmers this year put in a special effort putting down pens and selling their sheep in the traditional way.
- Then he moved on to sniff around the sheep where the lambing pen had been.
- We've also converted pig and sheep pens into extra living space so when friends come they have their own kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms.
- In one scene she doubles for the actress when she parachutes into a pen of pigs.
- Indoor exhibits were carefully carried into school and the immaculately groomed sheep unloaded into pens.
- A record price on a pen of three ewe lambs was set at $260 per head.
- Additionally, sheep pens should be constructed on well-drained soils to avoid water-logging.
- The large livestock pens make provision for 850 cattle while the small stock pens can keep 500 sheep and goat.
- He was looking out his window, from which he could see the sheep pen perfectly.
- A pen of five lambs, averaging 50 kg was sold for €84.
- 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.
- Mr. Kidd also paid the second highest price E124 for a pen of ten lambs.
- Research teams were then randomly assigned to a pen of birds.
- She was in charge of a pen of six monkeys, and they took one piece of apparatus each.
- Outside was a sheep pen and a weathered orange taxi.
- One of the horses was rescued from a pen of horses bound for slaughter at the New Holland Sales in Pennsylvania.
- Depends on the draw of sheep too, if you get a good pen of sheep, makes a difference.
- 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.
- Along with the original small red house, the farm now has two barns, a sheep pen, and several sheds.
- Sheep are most commonly housed in bedded pens with a manure pack.
- Markets usually took place in the main streets where traders erected their stalls or pens for animals or other livestock.
- His sources range from sidewalks and commercial buildings in town to barns, machine sheds, and livestock pens on farms.
- Feed bunks were located within each of the free stall housing pens.
- 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.
- Designed as a giant sheep pen for agricultural shows, the room has a slanted floor for, well, better drainage.
- Best price of the day went to the man from Lockton for a pen of hoggs at 121p/kilo.
- 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.
- Here's a pen of pigs from the local diary farm.
- Small banked and walled enclosures are associated with some of the houses, perhaps pens for animal husbandry.
1(letter/article) redactar(article/letter) escribir(verse) componer
1Farmingmasculine redilmasculine corral
(female swan)cisne hembra masculine
1USslang(prison)masculine cana South America slangtalego masculine Spain slangtanque masculine Mexico slangin the pen — a la sombra
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