In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1polaco masculinepolaca feminine
- He fought against the Poles and the Turks and the Tartars, returning to Scotland in 1666.
- Czechs, Poles and Slovenians are also expected to return to holidaying in Bulgaria.
- When a goat goes missing, a French speaker blames the Pole (though at least, in this case, others step in and stop him).
- Greeks, Yugoslavs and Poles were also concentrated in enclaves around the suburb.
- In July he was arguing that the British should use their influence to make the Poles more amenable to German demands.
- The wartime memories of a Polish Jew and a non-Jewish Pole can still be bitterly contrasting.
- For the past one thousand years, Germans and Poles have at times fought wars and ruled one another.
- Today there are three main minority ethnic groups in the city - Germans, Poles and Indians.
- Smith feels that although Louis returned to Poland when he was just months old, the Pole and his mother intended to stay together.
- Some of the German people were all of a sudden no longer Germans but Czechs or Poles.
- I believe a lot has changed in the attitude and the perceptions of the Jews toward the Poles, and of the Poles toward the Jews.
- Right-wing renegades - an English-speaker and a Pole, rather than Afrikaners - were responsible.
- Remarkably, the Poles were the first European team to qualify via the group stages.
- What about the Indians, the Pakistanis, the Italians, the Poles and the English.
- Listeners to the station heard shots and then an announcement in Polish that it was time for the Poles to attack Germany.
- Similarly, numbers of Poles and Russians detained may have outnumbered Jews in many cases.
- A Pole and a German met in peace to discuss the will of God.
- Italians, Poles and Spaniards will tiptoe off home alleging their work is done.
- In addition, many Poles were included in Poland, while the Trentino and South Tirol became part of Italy.
- Our films speak only to 40 million Poles in Poland and a few more millions abroad.
1masculine postemasculine mástilmasculine palomasculine mástilfeminine barra (de descenso)telegraph pole — poste telegráfico masculine
- The woman standing next to me had one arm wrapped around the pole for support.
- Canvas tents and hastily assembled lean-tos disappeared in favor of nylon tents complete with metal poles and nylon stakes.
- They attacked the police with anything in hand, from rocks to metal poles to karate kicks.
- But the Transport Research Laboratory has been working on a breakable fence with metal pins between the pole and support.
- Instead of metal poles, this camping innovation has rubber supports that inflate through a tire valve.
- Today was definitely not a day to stick your tongue onto a metal pole.
- It was thrown at such speed that it completely flattened two thick, metal traffic poles.
- The collection highlights three sculptured wire finial designs in two sizes that can be paired with metal or colored wood poles.
- On the 365th day, April 25, it will be taken down, its support poles put in place and the banner paraded proudly through the streets of Sydney.
- The ‘smart’ fence uses breakable metal pins inserted between the top pole and the uprights supporting it.
- He felt along the ground and grasped onto what felt like a metal pole.
- Feed the birds in your garden, preferably on a well-constructed birdtable supported on a single pole and made as cat-proof as possible.
- The floor is redwood, the supporting poles are of galvanized steel covered with split bamboo, and the back wall is covered with reed matting.
- Workers had been on every floor when the building collapsed on Wednesday morning after workers removed support poles on the first floor, witnesses said.
- In rural areas, the most basic dwelling is a dirt-floor straw or palm-frond hut supported by poles and sticks.
- The appearance of a series of tall metal poles at the roadside this week had piqued the curiosity of motorists.
- These are vertical planes of horizontally stacked planks of wood backed by a pole or beam planted in the ground.
- Another year passes and not so much as a tent pole in the ground.
- How come my mouth tastes like I just licked a metal pole?
- The piece is based on a flock of birds in flight - long white poles support wing-shaped metal triangles in a curved line which echoes the movement of a flock.
2ski polebastón (de esquí) masculine
3(for vaulting)garrocha femininepértiga feminine Spain
4(for barge, punt)pértiga feminine
- Parvat stopped poling the boat and thought for a moment.
- When I woke, feeling a little stronger, a fisherman had poled his dugout to the sandbar and greeted us warmly.
- Several men are poling a raft downriver, while a small ferryboat crosses ahead of it to pick up passengers.
- This was built so that the first barges when not being poled along the navigation by the crews, could be pulled from land by horses.
- The canoe was first poled upstream and then, once well above our anticipated landing site, was cut rapidly into the current.
- If, for example, after grounding the operator tries to power off instead of calling for assistance or poling the boat to deeper water, it will create a ‘blow hole’ in the grass bed about the size of the hull.
- Kartik and Sanyas take turns poling the boat, the pole dramatic against the sky.
- Only when he poled the boat over to show me did I see what he meant.
- We learned they were on a two month odyssey heading home, poling their way against the current along the river bank and to the north of the park.
- The canoes were poled in shallow waters and paddled across the channels.
- Something's gone wrong with his wrists and hands after six days of poling a canoe through the Shark River Slough, in Everglades National Park.
- It consisted of stretching a cable across the obstacle and attaching flat bottomed boat-like pontoons to it one after another and poling them across, then laying a roadway across them with timber beams.
- As I left the side of the fishing boat the father carefully poled the craft further from the reef and into deeper water and started the motor.
- Dad and his buddy decided to call it quits for the time being and poled us back to shore.
- Job had poled his skiff deep down a finger in the Bayou.
- Tens of millions of people inhabiting coastal and lowland areas may be poling gondolas where they once walked.
- We ran it, Ron Canter poling his canoe from a standing position.
- Ezra poled us slowly along the edge of the flat, I squinted into the water seeking one of those grey ghostly silver bullets.
- He poled the boat gently along the right hand side of the canal.
- Once their nesting is over, this ruse will not work, so one intent on rousing a rail in the fall must either wade or pole a boat through a marsh.
1Geographypolo masculinethe North/South Pole — el Polo Norte/Sur
- In 1989, he became the first person to fly a helicopter solo, from the North Pole to the South Pole.
- Then solid land surfaced and from the top deck Langley could see the port of the only known town in the southern pole.
- The region stretched down from the southern pole with minor settlements reaching further out into the wilderness.
- I can understand why people would want to walk, ski or pogo stick over this icy terrain to the South Pole to explore or to test their limits.
- The logic of the correction was to visualise a human form straddling the celestial North Pole and orientated with his feet toward the ground.
- How the U.S. earned the privilege of siting one of its Antarctic bases at the geographic pole in the first place is a charming piece of history.
- It's all to do with what the North Pole and the South Pole are made up of.
- The image, captured on 19 January, shows an area near the pole about 250 km across from an altitude of about 5,000 km.
- At certain times, Saturn's auroral ring is more like a spiral, its ends not connected as the energy storm circles the pole.
- Many thousands of cnidarian species live in the world's oceans, from the tropics to the poles, from the surface to the bottom.
- Viewed from a point over the South Pole, the rotation is clockwise.
- Moreover, depending on the station's location relative to the pole and the season, it could be subject to extended periods of darkness.
- Measurements from below the ice are only possible at the North Pole as the Arctic ice cap sits on the sea, unlike the Antarctic, which is a land mass.
- Because of Vega's proximity and because its pole faces Earth, it provides a great opportunity for detailed study of the dust cloud around it.
- Handguns have been to the North Pole, the South Pole, and pretty much everywhere in between.
- The visible image shows the night side of the crescent Earth looking toward the South Pole.
- The icecap on the northern pole is much larger - about the size of Greenland - and comprised primarily of water ice.
- In the polar world, there are three classic expeditions, the North Pole, the South Pole and the Greenland Ice Cap.
- During the Antarctic winter the South Pole becomes the coldest place on the planet.
- If there was ever a strip of land closest to the North Pole, then this place would have been it.
- Water molecules have poles of positive and negative electric charge that are known to create attractive forces between cells, known as van der Waals forces.
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