In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(platform)estrado masculinepodio masculine
- One needs only to imagine the American professor standing at the podium before a Muslim audience.
- Urchins with candles preceded them to the Place du Panthéon, where they spread out around speakers standing on a makeshift podium.
- She said there has been nothing akin to the feeling she had when she was standing on the podium and hearing NZ's national anthem being played.
- Indeed, the representatives from Limerick city and county stood on the one podium to officially launch details of the show at Greenmount Racecourse this week.
- Standing on the podium in Transport House, Westminster, Campbell was immaculately dressed as ever in a blue silk tie, light blue cotton shirt and pressed suit.
- When the time arrived for Buck to give his speech, he made his way to the podium and faced the audience.
- This episode was not played centre stage but on a small podium installed near the audience.
- Standing on the podium in ninth place, Gilmour counted her blessings that she could race in the 15 km Easter Weekend hill climb at all.
- To keep the detailed and rather intense lecture from getting monotonous, a group seated beside the podium stood up at intervals and read section from the poet's works.
- A seemingly proud Hilary Modeste stood at the podium to deliver his speech for the evening.
- He leans into his audience from the podium and glares into the lens.
- Ian Thorpe stood atop the victory podium in Barcelona today as the first swimmer in history to win the same event at three consecutive world titles.
- That would be a good speech from the podium during an election campaign, but certainly does not stand up to scrutiny in this place.
- The two were standing on podiums on a stage at the front of the venue when Tyson suddenly walked across to Lewis and appeared to throw a punch at a man standing close to the Briton causing a fight involving around 20 other men to break out.
- Chloe stood there watching the podium where James had just given his speech.
- It has been acknowledged that the President has done rather better at the podium than his many speech critics recognise.
- Change does not come from above: it's not the result of speeches from podiums - it's the outcome of the way people conduct their lives.
- Outrageously, you stand there on the podium to make the ultimate speech to thank all of them for everything they have done for you.
- Scott is now taking the podium to call the audience to order.
- He said he had agonized over whether he should stand on the podium to address the rally until an hour before the speech.
2(for column)podio masculine
- With the exception of the lowest level - where the concrete forms a stepped podium for the building - it is clad with metal and glass.
- The clean lines of the rectilinear podium maintain a relationship with the low-rise, urban fabric of the city.
- Immediately ahead, a large New Zealand flag flutters above the podium of a modern building on the corner of the Haymarket.
- In the foreground there were screens of columns standing on a projecting podium and supporting an entablature.
- Beautiful materials are used: in the podium the concrete beams are clad in mullions of black Argentine granite enclosing fillets of white Sicilian marble.
- Marcus says his team went through structural gymnastics to get the tower loads through the podium to foundations.
- We ended up building on a podium on the west side.
- The sphere hovers over a glazed pit, in which a museum is being created; a separate entrance leads down to both planetarium and museum from the podium.
- Two glazed lifts transport visitors up from an exhibition space in the tower's podium to an elevated cabin with spectacular citywide views.
- In technical terms the house is an open column-and-beam pavilion standing on a solid podium.
- Extensive stores, laboratories and curatorial offices occupy most of a ground floor podium.
- The walls and the podiums were made of some kind of shiny metallic, silver alloy.
- Richard took a seat at the front while Clancy moved behind a podium and began talking.
- In addition to making frequent media appearances, he is a regular on the lecture circuit, sharing podiums with the likes of George Bush and Colin Powell.
- This report has a little something for everyone, ideas that many space advocates, including yours truly, have been pounding the podiums in favor of, for many, many years.
- A tall, attractive black woman rose from her seat and walked to a small podium equipped with presentation controls.
- Four girls approached the podium excitedly and one stepped up to the microphone.
- Lt. Nalley rose from his seat and walked to the podium, resting his hands on either side of it and lowering his face to the microphone.
- There was a desk, some chairs, a podium, and a screen on the back wall.
- He kissed his wife and took her place behind the podium while she took her seat again.
- The professor had shopped for more conventionally built podiums but was intent on finding something more unusual and keeping his office decor consistent.
- Stepping aside to allow the president through, Cindy Collins took her seat in a folding chair behind the podium.
- My hands felt the sides of the microphone and I fingered the wooden podium.
- Instead of leafing through the racks of clothing, she found a catalogue of the various cuts and fashions situated on helpful podiums stationed around the store, and began flipping through its pages.
- I remember going to a branding seminar many years ago where we had six podiums, with six speakers, including Peter Haines, who was CEO at the time.
- We took our seats in the chairs provided, and up to the podium came our ‘valedictorian,’ Lisa.
- I had already smoothed my speech out on the podium in front of me twice.
- The hostess nodded and motioned for them to follow her, moving from the podium, past two tables of diners and to a small two person table.
- Chuck War stood and approached the podium to respectful applause from the Assembly.
- At the start, Miller's victory was not assured - in fact, it seemed a long shot to many who had watched her pound podiums and insult fellow lawmakers.
- The podium provided some support for him and he leaned against it heavily, trying to find what exactly he was supposed to be speaking into.
- The same short, pudgy, women walked up to the podium, leaving her seat empty.
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