In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine postemasculine mástilmasculine palomasculine mástilfeminine barra (de descenso)telegraph pole — poste telegráfico masculine
- to be up the pole — estar mochales
- they're driving me up the pole! — ¡me están sacando de quicio!
- In rural areas, the most basic dwelling is a dirt-floor straw or palm-frond hut supported by poles and sticks.
- The collection highlights three sculptured wire finial designs in two sizes that can be paired with metal or colored wood poles.
- Today was definitely not a day to stick your tongue onto a metal pole.
- They attacked the police with anything in hand, from rocks to metal poles to karate kicks.
- Another year passes and not so much as a tent pole in the ground.
- Workers had been on every floor when the building collapsed on Wednesday morning after workers removed support poles on the first floor, witnesses said.
- He felt along the ground and grasped onto what felt like 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.
- 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.
- These are vertical planes of horizontally stacked planks of wood backed by a pole or beam planted in the ground.
- 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 ‘smart’ fence uses breakable metal pins inserted between the top pole and the uprights supporting it.
- How come my mouth tastes like I just licked a metal pole?
- But the Transport Research Laboratory has been working on a breakable fence with metal pins between the pole and support.
- The floor is redwood, the supporting poles are of galvanized steel covered with split bamboo, and the back wall is covered with reed matting.
- Canvas tents and hastily assembled lean-tos disappeared in favor of nylon tents complete with metal poles and nylon stakes.
- Instead of metal poles, this camping innovation has rubber supports that inflate through a tire valve.
- It was thrown at such speed that it completely flattened two thick, metal traffic poles.
- The woman standing next to me had one arm wrapped around the pole for support.
- The appearance of a series of tall metal poles at the roadside this week had piqued the curiosity of motorists.
2ski polebastón (de esquí) masculine
3(for vaulting)garrocha femininepértiga feminine Spain
4(for barge, punt)pértiga feminine
con la pértiga
1Geographypolo masculinethe North/South Pole — el Polo Norte/Sur
- to be poles apart — ser polos opuestos
- The logic of the correction was to visualise a human form straddling the celestial North Pole and orientated with his feet toward the ground.
- 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.
- During the Antarctic winter the South Pole becomes the coldest place on the planet.
- In the polar world, there are three classic expeditions, the North Pole, the South Pole and the Greenland Ice Cap.
- It's all to do with what the North Pole and the South Pole are made up of.
- The icecap on the northern pole is much larger - about the size of Greenland - and comprised primarily of water ice.
- At certain times, Saturn's auroral ring is more like a spiral, its ends not connected as the energy storm circles the pole.
- The region stretched down from the southern pole with minor settlements reaching further out into the wilderness.
- 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.
- 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.
- The visible image shows the night side of the crescent Earth looking toward the South Pole.
- The image, captured on 19 January, shows an area near the pole about 250 km across from an altitude of about 5,000 km.
- Moreover, depending on the station's location relative to the pole and the season, it could be subject to extended periods of darkness.
- In 1989, he became the first person to fly a helicopter solo, from the North Pole to the South Pole.
- If there was ever a strip of land closest to the North Pole, then this place would have been it.
- Viewed from a point over the South Pole, the rotation is clockwise.
- Handguns have been to the North Pole, the South Pole, and pretty much everywhere in between.
- 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.
- Many thousands of cnidarian species live in the world's oceans, from the tropics to the poles, from the surface to the bottom.
- Then solid land surfaced and from the top deck Langley could see the port of the only known town in the southern pole.
- 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.
1polaco masculinepolaca feminine
- Our films speak only to 40 million Poles in Poland and a few more millions abroad.
- In July he was arguing that the British should use their influence to make the Poles more amenable to German demands.
- In addition, many Poles were included in Poland, while the Trentino and South Tirol became part of Italy.
- Right-wing renegades - an English-speaker and a Pole, rather than Afrikaners - were responsible.
- Similarly, numbers of Poles and Russians detained may have outnumbered Jews in many cases.
- Today there are three main minority ethnic groups in the city - Germans, Poles and Indians.
- Remarkably, the Poles were the first European team to qualify via the group stages.
- Greeks, Yugoslavs and Poles were also concentrated in enclaves around the suburb.
- 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).
- 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.
- Listeners to the station heard shots and then an announcement in Polish that it was time for the Poles to attack Germany.
- The wartime memories of a Polish Jew and a non-Jewish Pole can still be bitterly contrasting.
- What about the Indians, the Pakistanis, the Italians, the Poles and the English.
- He fought against the Poles and the Turks and the Tartars, returning to Scotland in 1666.
- Some of the German people were all of a sudden no longer Germans but Czechs or Poles.
- Italians, Poles and Spaniards will tiptoe off home alleging their work is done.
- Smith feels that although Louis returned to Poland when he was just months old, the Pole and his mother intended to stay together.
- For the past one thousand years, Germans and Poles have at times fought wars and ruled one another.
- A Pole and a German met in peace to discuss the will of God.
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