In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1apartamento o casa en la ciudad que se tiene como segunda residencia
- Studios are a popular choice as a pied-à-terre, but for somebody like you, looking to live in one all the time, they require careful thought.
- It seems that most people buying abroad would like to have a place in Spain and one in somewhere like Barbados, as well as keeping a pied-à-terre here.
- My imagination is once again flashing with vulgar status symbols: yachts, a £30,000 watch made of diamonds and precious metals; a pied-à-terre in London, a fat car with real-leather smell.
- At just 150 metres from the beach this fourth floor studio would make a great pied-à-terre or sound rental investment.
- She's staying in Gabriel's London pied-à-terre but is also planning to go down to the family home near Bath to see her brother and sister Melanie, who lives in Bristol.
- However, harbour rules forbid owners with permanent moorings to spend more than a couple of nights a week aboard their yachts, so they cannot become a permanent home, only a watery pied-à-terre.
- Here is the perfect pied-à-terre located on a delightful wisteria-adorned pedestrian passage.
- It's a commercial buy-to-let and a pied-à-terre designed to appeal to the corporate traveller.
- Standing in the garden of the owner's cottage, the small annexe to the Cottage offers a very attractive and well appointed pied-à-terre for a couple wishing to explore this unspoilt part of Southern England.
- Until then, successful entrepreneurs will prefer a rain-soaked pied-à-terre in Brussels to that sunny villa in Aix.
- A glaring lack of checks on those registering to vote at both a city pied-à-terre and a country pile has left the system open to abuse, they argue.
- From a desirable pied-à-terre in London and a generous salary for your spouse, to first-class travel allowances around the country, the taxpayers pick up the bill.
- ‘I don't like the act of writing for long periods of time,’ she says, half-reclining on a divan in her lofty Manhattan pied-à-terre, dressed in a white T-shirt, black cardigan and flowing black trousers.
- He also maintains a pied-à-terre in Manhattan for visits to the city, but these days he rarely takes the trip into town.
- Even though he lives just a 25-minute rail commute from his constituency, he bought a £325,000 pied-à-terre in a converted warehouse.
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