In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(paint/dress/fabric) (invariable adjective) rosa(fabric/dress/paint) rosado Latin America(cheeks) sonrosadomy face went bright pink — me puse colorada
- Walker, wearing a light pink skirt and white shirt, showed little emotion as her sentence was read out at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court.
- Remove the pink corals from the white scallops then wrap strips of smoked salmon round the sides of the scallops.
- I have chuckled at conservative white men in pink shorts.
- We are standing in a spacious kitchen painted a dusky pink colour that, were it a lipstick or nail varnish, would be called Plum Beautiful or Berry Sorbet.
- I turned back to the mirror, taking in my smoky eyes and light pink lipstick, with rosy cheeks.
- Her glass carriage was drawn by four white horses decorated with pink plumage and two coach men dressed in white suits, pink ties and top hats.
- My nose is an attractive pink colour, as are my cheeks.
- Hot pink hearts on white paper are always a big hit.
- It was made from felt or something - light pink flesh coloured stuffed material with brown curls fanning out.
- Some of the later flowering hybrids are more unusual in their colour with pink trumpets and white petals.
- Skin white as porcelain and rosy pink cheeks, not too distinct, dances in the light.
- On closer inspection, I noticed that his tail was droopy, and one of this back legs seems to be very pink under the white socks.
- Maureen Brennan was the height of summer fashion in a beautiful white skirt and pink top.
- You get a very intense light coming off these clouds as the sun reflects on them, with colours of bright pink yellow and intense white at the core.
- Bear in mind, too, that the rosy pink colour of this product is produced by feeding the fish chemical dye.
- The walls were painted a pale almost fleshy pink colour (what might be described as anaemic salmon).
- Everything remains white, less a pink shag rug, and two paintings of Lower East Side landscapes from an artist I met at a bar.
- The skin should be smooth and have a white or light pink colour.
- She had snow white skin, pink cheeks, and coal black hair.
- With its pink colour, it was originally intended as the definitive women's drink, though that role is now occupied by the rather less prosaic Red Bull and vodka.
2informal(slightly left-wing)rojillo informal
- However, the pink revolution failed with the victory of a hardliner.
1(color)rosa masculinerosado masculine Latin Americato be in the pink — (happy) estar feliz de la vida
- Becca's room, which the girl had proudly shown him, was sort of the same shade, but in pink.
- I rushed upstairs, to find pretty bedrooms, in pink!
- She's a princess in pink, dripping with gold and crowned with a glittering tiara.
- The living room was carpeted in pink and 2 beige sofas with blue pillows lined the corner.
- They will bloom in pink for Louise and Gemma and in blue for Hayley because it was her favourite colour.
- The best bets for backing are highlighted blue and for laying in pink.
- Looking pretty in pink, the newly voted Mum of the Year was besieged by the paparazzi at every turn.
- Similar pigments occur in pink, red, and, surprisingly, blue petals.
- They come in pink, crimson and magenta, but my favourites are the blues.
- If you happened to be patronising the inns of Kendal on Friday, you no doubt will have noticed a rather merry group of women dressed head-to-toe in pink.
- Tessa Skara, dressed in pink, was the first to take to the dimly lit stage.
- Ever since discovering eBay I have known that there were some rare issues of my suitcase in pink.
- We watched in anticipation each evening as the sun was swallowed by the horizon, gratified time and again by a dazzle of reds, pinks, oranges and purples and that evasive flash of green.
- A few seconds later, a girl wearing a helmet and clad in pink on a Honda Activa smiled at me and stopped near me and said ‘Hi!’
- Three tiny girls in pink with big beady eyes can these days be seen running around school corridors in Delhi.
- The bundles will retail for £100 and made be available in pink or blue - says it all, really - giving the machine the same hue as toilet paper.
- A younger woman dressed completely in pink followed her into the room.
- And of course, as I'm all girl, I had to buy them in pink.
- Years ago I read Desmond Morris's The Soccer Tribe which said that no football team will ever play in pink because it makes them look a like a bunch of, well, blokes wearing pink.
- As darkness drew near I joyfully and thankfully watched the pinks, purples, blues and golden colors of the sky melt together into a picture-perfect sunset.
2hunting pinkcasaca roja de caza femininechaqueta roja de caza feminine
- More than 1,200 of them including farmers, gamekeepers and riders in hunting pink warned that their action was the start of a ‘summer of discontent’ to highlight opposition in the countryside to the threatened ban.
- And unless it is granted, there will still be possible mayhem in hunting pink during the election campaign.
- Just when hunting pink is to be outlawed, cagoule red is being given the green light today, with armies of walkers now allowed to wander across ‘private’ property
- Banning battery farming would do a lot more good than banning hunting, but there isn't the emotional punch of watching Otis cry because he'll have to donate his hunting pink to Oxfam.
- A brief overview of the different characteristics of carnations, pinks, and sweet Williams will perhaps help you to make wise choices for your garden.
- Don't plant daisies, pinks, dianthus and carnations.
- These included lilacs, lindens, Virginia creeper, marigolds, sunflowers, honeysuckle, pinks, and daisies.
- As edging plants I'd use chives, compact Alpine strawberries and edible flowers such as old-fashioned pinks, violas and marigolds.
- Grape hyacinths, Pulmonaria, rock cress, azaleas, lilacs, wallflowers and pinks furnish nectar in early and mid-spring.
1(cut with pinking shears)(cloth) cortar con tijera dentada
- Fancier edge stitches could include binding with Lycra, blanket stitch, pinking, overcast with the serger, or turning under and stitching.
- Ornamental gauntlets with swirling embroidery and pinked edges were patented by F. Farrant.
2(decorate with holes)(leather/cloth) calar
3(in fencing)(person/chest) (con el florete) pinchar
- Eventually I gave up trying to accelerate hard because the engine started pinking, which seemed to get worse as time went by, so maybe it was running below par.
- This is known as pinking, and can be identified by a knocking sound coming from the engine.
- Between lines, Tioxide is not denying that TC30 could cause pinking but considers it is Hydropolymer's problem not ours’.
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