In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for ships)puerto masculine(authority/tax/regulation) portuariosea/inland port — puerto marítimo/fluvial
- to enter port — llegar a / arribar a / tomar puerto
- to leave port — zarpar
- port of call — puerto de escala
- our second port of call was the baker's — nuestra segunda parada fue en la panadería
- port of entry — puerto de entrada
- port of registry — puerto de matrícula
- he has a girl in every port — tiene una novia en cada puerto
- any port in a storm — cuando hay hambre no hay pan duro
1Cookingoporto masculinevino de Oporto masculine
1(left side)babor masculineto port — a babor
1(lights) de baboron the port side — a babor
- You also have to look at alcoholic drinks that are high in sugars like sweet wine, port, liqueurs and beer.
- He's got a mixture of clarets, red and white Burgundies, ports and Australian and South African wines.
- I also ate the most wonderful soup there - a richly flavoured cream of pumpkin soup with port wine.
- A proper starter should have a bit of a punch to it, which is exactly what the strong bacon and sweet port dressing delivered.
- Further upstream, the river winds its way through the steep hills and terraced vineyards of the Upper Douro port wine region.
- Among the poorer people, port wine is used for toasting the couple.
- I don't care for sherry, one cannot drink stout and port is a wine I can well do without
- The fact is that when we had a big debate on port and sherry wine, those members were not here in the Chamber.
- Once you have made it to the next floor there are chairs for reading and tastings of local port wine.
- For the port sorbet, in a medium bowl, combine the port, water, and the simple syrup and whisk to combine.
- Apart from the seasonal connotations that cinnamon, oranges, Stilton and mulled port wine have, I think Stilton might make an even tangier and more contrasting accompaniment to the sweet jelly.
- He admits his recollection of that day of liberation 60 years ago is cloudy; one of the clearest memories is leaving the camp and picking up two bottles of port wine found abandoned in a basement.
- I wished for some kick in the red-chile steak butter I asked for with my bison filet, as a substitute for the advertised port wine sauce.
- Would I pour my water into my white wine glass, red wine into my port glass or the whole lot over the tablecloth?
- They eat like George IV, a man who regularly breakfasted on three steaks and two pigeons, a bottle of German wine, a glass of champagne, two glasses of port, and a glass of brandy.
- Drain nearly all the fat from the roasting pan; add the port and boil the liquid down until it is 2 to 3 tablespoons.
- In particular, I want to drive up the Douro valley from Porto to the vineyards where the grapes for port wine are grown, and I want to see more of the estuaries of the Galician coast.
- After dinner, led by a hired piano player, the guests retired for some singing and port wine.
- Many of the wineries located here offer free port wine tastings and tours.
- On his deathbed he ordered two pigeons, three steaks, a bottle of wine, a glass of champagne, two glasses of port and a glass of brandy.
- Whisky is always kept in oak casks that have already stored another alcoholic beverage: usually bourbon or sherry, occasionally port and Madeira.
- Then came the rumbling of the heavy artillery being rolled down the street to the loading ports; the men in the way scattering like flies.
- Once you learn to avoid the numerous ports and hatches, you will find this a very safe and easy deck to move about on, particularly while sailing at normal angles of heel.
- The dull thuds of boarding shuttles connecting to the liner's docking ports reverberated through the ship.
- The data transfer network comprises a plurality of communication ports and a plurality of modules.
- Without actually sitting down and benchmarking it, it feels identical to the laptop's ports in terms of transfer speed.
- Firewall software watches these ports to make sure that only safe communication is happening between your computer and other computers online.
- They understand surveillance cameras and exposed doors, but they don't understand open ports or rogue devices being hooked up to networks.
- It was even beginning to attract ports of commercial applications software.
- Virtual hosts allow you to run servers for different IP addresses, different host names, or different ports from the same machine.
- Each repeater examines its local network ports to computer stations such as PC's to determine if any are inputting data to the repeater.
- The network is maintained using infrared, X10 protocol and even USB communication ports, he says.
- In some embodiments, communication ports are provided between the units.
- The rest of the guys were the established players and didn't ask their customers to suffer huge software ports.
- I allowed this job to begin without the right number of people, and I allowed a blind spot to develop on the port side of the aircraft.
- Both the port and starboard side of the ship have a liquid cargo and solids replenishment station.
- As the boat was swinging from a port to a starboard tack, one of the ladies stood up and turned directly into the oncoming boom.
- Pressure and gravity refueling receptacles are installed in the aft port fuel cell.
- There is a seven-foot-long V-berth forward by a port head and starboard hanging locker.
- They are installed two on the stern deck and one each on the port and starboard side of the flight deck.
- The system also has three flank arrays on both the port and starboard sides and an intercept sonar.
- Three machine guns can be mounted on the helicopter: two in the crew door on the starboard side and one window-mounted on the port side.
- This was used to correct some minor problems discovered on the starboard side while assembling the port side.
- There is a navigation station between the head and the settee and a double quarter berth cabin aft along the port side.
- The two four-cylinder launchers are installed on the missile deck, set in a crossed configuration with one facing starboard and one facing port side.
- The bow rested on its starboard side, the port anchor still in place on the steel hull.
- The whales surfaced again about half a mile off the port beam, having dived beneath us, then turned north and headed towards Mazatlan.
- Two mounts are located on the port and starboard side at the bow of the craft, and a single mount is centered along the back bulkhead.
- The lumbering shuttle lazily side slipped from port to starboard and back in futile attempts to shake off pursuit.
- Right at the front of the bow one can look back along both the upper port and lower starboard sides of the hull.
- Below deck there is a v-berth forward, port and starboard quarter berths and sitting head room.
- One of them noticed an object in the water outboard and to port of the wake, astern of the vessel.
- Aft of the forward stateroom is a second port side stateroom with private entrance and what I would describe as a large single or small double berth.
- Look closer and you'll notice the port and starboard navigation lights, and the knot meter lined up next to the speedo and rev counter on the dash.
- They are now about 120 miles from the key port of San Pedro on the south coast.
- A short distance before Banyas, once a Phoenician port, 34 miles south of Latakia, we saw the enormous citadel of Marqab towering atop a mountain.
- It took more than four weeks for the container to reach Iquique, a Chilean port about 150 miles south of Arica.
- The bank said the project will focus on road repairs, restoring electricity and expanding the port of the East Timor capital Dili.
- Top priority went to a planned link road between the port of Heysham and the M6 motorway, but that scheme has run into major planning difficulties that have stopped it dead.
- The wood is transported from the forests to the port of Ardrishaig by road and then south by sea, sometimes via Campbeltown to pick up timber, to Ayr and onto the buyer.
- We want to paddle about 120 miles from the sugar port of Caibarién, on the central north coast, westward to a tourist resort called Varadero.
- Proposals to construct a 12-mile causeway between the ports of Barrow and Heysham were this week submitted to Lancaster City and Barrow Borough Councils.
- It was true that sea going craft were not so often seen at York staithes as they once were, but many steamers plied from the Humber to the walls of York, and York was still an open port, though 80 miles from the sea.
- Jenny can remember back to the 1930s, a time when Harbourville was a bustling port.
- The project will focus on six ports including Milford Haven, Pembroke Dock and Fishguard in Pembrokeshire and Rosslare, Waterford and New Ross in South East Ireland.
- Speaking of Umm Qasr, work continues on the upgrade of the port facilities.
- At least 65 of the electricity transmission towers supplying the port of Umm Qasr and the southern oilfields have been destroyed.
- According to the military report, Blanco was killed on September 13 and his body thrown into the sea on the same day 10 miles from the port of San Antonio.
- The mammoth task will see the girls swim an amazing 21 miles from the port of Folkestone for another British landing on the beaches of Normandy at Cap Gris Nez.
- Over the past four years, Namibia has invested significantly in upgrading the port at Walvis Bay and to a lesser extent, at Lüderitz.
- Two other rockets were fired from the same warehouse, which is located in the hills on Aqaba's northern edge about five miles from the port.
- The special facilities, which could be drained to allow repairs on ships' hulls, have been closed and the heavy machinery dismantled and moved to Liverpool's port.
- Our call was in the nearby port facility of Puerto Cones, which served as a launching point for excursions to the nearby Mayan ruins.
- The famous five-star resort used to get its internationally renowned shellfish from local fishermen who brought in fresh supplies daily from local ports such as Girvan.
1(turn to port)(ship) virarport the helm! — ¡virar a babor!
1ojo de buey masculineportilla feminine
(for loading)porta feminine
1to march at the port — marchar con el fusil cruzado
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