In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(blow)puñetazo masculinepiña feminine informalto give sb a punch — darle un puñetazo a algn
- a punch on the nose/in the stomach — un puñetazo en la nariz/el estómago
- They exchanged punches, blows, blocks, and kicks, one after another, so fast that I could hardly follow.
- They ram into the wall, exchanging body blows and punches as they scuffle.
- Without warning, Jason stepped forward, and threw out a punch; his fist connecting with Josh's cheek.
- A woman staying on the same corridor heard loud punches and likened the blows to those sometimes heard in TV programmes.
- I landed a well-aimed punch at her probably already broken nose.
- We rolled across the pavement of the bridge, exchanging blows and punches while the others fought the mafia.
- For months the Northwich teenager practised high kicks, punches and devastating blows to destroy blocks of wood.
- ‘Impact upon his body’ can mean an auto accident, a fall, a punch, a blow, or a gunshot.
- As the camp counselor, you can help children recognize how words can hurt as much as a tumble or a well-aimed punch.
- The pair moved innocently about the ring for much of the opening two minutes with their punches sending loud smacks all over the empty arena.
- Before Christian's father and uncle could react, he charged, knocking the pair aside with well-aimed punches.
- He said the blows, kicks and punches continued even when he cowered on the floor with his hands protecting his head.
- A well-aimed punch sucks all the air out of my lungs and I fall gasping.
- She deflected his blow and aimed a punch at his abdomen.
- Brant drew back his fist and landed a punch squarely on the right-side of his face.
- Such blows still felt like punches from a circus strong man no matter how much shielding they invented for us.
- He never even saw the punch coming, the blow sending him sprawling to the ground.
- But then Mallory tried to punch him, but speed, still turned back to her, caught her punch with his fist.
- Noah was back on his feet and agilely evaded the next punch while slamming his own fist into the man's stomach.
- But domestic violence doesn't always manifest itself in punches and blows.
2(vigor)garra feminine informalfuerza feminine
- That was more like it - punch, panache and power.
- Unsurprisingly, they are promising a spectacle to cater for the fans who like their touchdowns to come with an extra punch.
- It follows too closely in the footsteps of films like Full Metal Jacket and Three Kings, but lacks similar power and punch.
- This led her to wonder whether fluorescent feathers had more visual punch and were more attractive to potential mates than dimmer feathers.
- The film that is funny and serious at the same time, packs an extra punch with a special appearance by Kamal Hasan in his ‘Sandiyar’ avatar.
- The full force of his indomitable logic hits you like a power punch!
- This week's reader offer from the bookstore carries an extra punch.
- Change of scale and a riot of color gave this collage an extraordinary punch and visual appeal.
- Plus short sentences have more punch and more impact.
- Hatton's body work is impressive but the right hook from Magee is the dominant punch.
- Critics raved about the power and sledgehammer punch of the book.
- Just when both sides appeared to be settling for a point Nish delivered the killer punch when he popped up at the back post to convert Hamilton's miss-hit shot.
- Their breakthrough song undoubtedly rocks the venue, with the power punch of a stand-out track.
- This makes the book a one-two punch of the visual combined with his autobiographical poetry.
- Both music tracks are outstanding, with only the boost of the amplifier giving it an extra punch.
- The current crop of adverts simply don't grab the attention and lack punch, said Brahm's creative director, Mike Black.
- A caffeinated punch adds to its powers of rejuvenation.
- It gets at an emotional and political truth about the Holocaust, with a power and punch that a realist film could never have managed.
- The plot may have been plundered on countless occasions by playwrights, film-makers and novelists, but nevertheless its emotional impact still packs a powerful punch.
- Each slogan landed with the force of a punch and won cheers from a largely conservative crowd of South Dakotan students.
- It demonstrates that this tiny work can take such magnification and still pack a visual punch.
1(hit)pegarle adarle un puñetazo adarle una piña a informal
- She didn't expect him to suddenly strike out and punch her in the gut with his hand wrapped around Norianna's hilt.
- The men assaulted the guards, knocking the male to the floor and kicking and punching him while pointing a gun at him.
- The man ended up in a ball on the ground while he was kicked and punched by several youths, said Mrs Walsh.
- I kicked and punched it until I collapsed on the floor in drooling, sniffling, bawling heap of tears.
- The Commanding Officer reacted by punching the prisoner and kicking him and finally sending him back to the cells without medical treatment.
- To score, you kick or punch the ball over the bar for one point or in the net for three points. search news
- He was attacked by youths from the group who pulled him to the ground before punching him, kicking him and hitting him with a ‘For Sale’ sign.
- She climbed in the kitchen window and saw him with a knife, the court heard, and believing she was at risk kicked and punched him to the floor.
- In another attack, he said a 14-year-old girl needed hospital treatment after being punched and kicked to the floor by a gang of seven boys.
- Adam curled up into a ball and wept as they punched him, kicked him, stamped on him.
- A Yorkshireman who fought off a great white shark by kicking and punching it and pulling his leg out of its mouth is likely to make a full recovery, doctors said yesterday.
- The officers were also accused of pulling her hair, punching her arms and kicking her in front of her daughter after separating them.
- I see more and more pictures of police kicking and punching protesters who are clearly not throwing anything and seemingly doing nothing.
- Another man, in a Mercedes coupe, was punched and kicked as he grappled with carjackers who struck at Dudley Hill in the city.
- For the moment, however, the police can only say that a man has been charged with repeatedly kicking and punching a child and that six members of the public volunteered statements.
- Unflinching Verna caught the drow's arm in a hand and twisted it violently, striking out to punch her opponent beneath the chin.
- ‘They were kicking and punching men and women indiscriminately,’ a photographer said.
- On the lower tier of the stand we had Italian fans waving sticks at the local police, punching them, kicking them and lobbing flares before being battered into submission.
- The incident took place on the night of January 4 when the glass window was smashed, allegedly by Cole punching it with his fist.
- They were kicking and punching me - I'm not sure how many times.
2USFarmingaguijonearpicanear Latin America
1(perforate)(ticket) picar(ticket) perforar(ticket) ponchar Mexico(leather/metal) perforarto punch a hole in sth — hacerle un agujero a algo
- to punch the clock / card — checar tarjeta
- punched card — ficha perforada
- punched tape — cinta perforada
- Before attaching the hollow item, a hole was punched through the body pot so that the trapped air would vent into the space of the body.
- When many of them go into the voting booth they will punch the card or pull the lever for a candidate who appears strong.
- I bet when the curtain closes behind him on Tuesday, he punches the card for that candidate.
- Carefully punch a small hole at each mark for your hanging string.
- Although, now that I think about it, the tool to punch the card was just a screwdriver.
- Using a Japanese screw punch, mark and punch a hole through the screen that corresponds with the middle hole in the hinge.
- Some ballots are being recounted after voters apparently punched the paper when it was folded in two.
- Overall though, the concept is simple: find your candidate, find their number on the ballot; punch the hole.
- This is easily done via the twin mounting holes punched through the bottom of the safe body.
- In the instructions it said, go to the right and punch the hole to the right.
- Small round holes were punched on it in a gridlike pattern before the emulsion was peeled away from its paper backing.
- In most manufacturing, the flash hole is simply punched through the bottom of the primer pocket.
- Corresponding holes in the front of the parfleche were punched with a tapestry needle.
- Use this simple tool to punch holes for connecting drip tapes to the supply line.
- The papers are neatly punched, indexed and occasionally underlined with red pen.
- Megawati shouted to her supporters while demonstrating how to punch ballot papers for her party's number and logo of a bull with a white nose at a soccer field in the town of Gianyar.
- A veritable patchwork of holes had already been punched into the leathery membranes, but it was still not enough.
- First, he punched two holes on the side of an empty coffee can.
- That is because of ‘chads’ on the punched ballot, or small pieces of paper left when the voter does not fully punch the paper.
- Then I dug out an old belt and punched a new hole at the end.
- At this point, apparently, many people just decided to punch the second hole to represent the second set of candidates.
- Paint a metal-edged vellum gift tag (available at crafts stores) green, and punch a small hole on both ends of the tag.
- Use an awl or pushpin and foam core to punch holes where you want to add stitching.
- Some voters apparently had to indicate their choice by punching a card by machine, using machines over 50 years old which sometimes failed to punch the card successfully!
- The red mulched subplots were obtained by taping a layer of red plastic over the existing layer of black plastic just before the holes were punched.
- In a small garden, fill plastic rubbish sacks with them, tie the tops, punch a few holes at the bottom, and leave them to rot down in a quiet corner of the garden till next autumn.
- If you punch one hole in a boat, at best, the boat will never sail properly again and, at worst, the whole boat will sink.
- Some codes could only be understood by placing a sheet of paper punched with holes over the top so that just the relevant letters making up the message could be read.
- Of course I used it all the time, to cut leather into strips, to punch holes, to cut small branches; but I knew this was not what he was asking.
- He punches spy holes in the wooden shutters so when he is indoors he can look out whether he is sitting or standing.
- Say what you want about Kidd's off the clock antics, he is spectacular when he punches his card.
- Rather than simply punching a straight hole down the center of the tube, the machines three distinct internal bore profiles.
- This allowed experienced professional weavers, like the Hartmans, to modify designs before punching the cards.
1(for paper)perforadora feminine
- Take a hole punch to a randomly selected page from a glossy magazine and scatter a layer of confetti across your desktop.
- Use paper punches (one large, one small) to cut the eyes and pupils out of colored paper, and glue on.
- You may put a hole in the top with a paper punch and tie a ribbon through the hole.
- I have my stapler fully locked and loaded and strapped to my ankle I have the hole punch for emergencies.
- Finally, the students would use a hole punch at the top of the leaf and attach string for hanging the project.
- Now you need to keep the liquid under pressure so that liquid pushed the metal against the punch.
- Katie bought paper bags and used my paper punches to make luminaries.
- She's not the sharpest tool in the box - I even had to show her how to use a hole punch properly.
- Essentially, this is an operation where there is a pressurized water chamber into which a punch pushes the metal blank.
- Others made bubbles with hole punches, and once this process began, the possibilities became endless for new ideas with a hole punch.
- Use those bits of leftover wrapping paper and a hole punch to make confetti (a great job for the kids)!
- Some are marked with stamps, some with a hole punch, others a scribbled initial.
- Hughes takes hole punch to sheets of paper and then glues the left over discs back in place leaving a pattern.
- Yes, I think the reason I did not have it there, I think a hole punch has obscured the paragraph number.
- I trace the bolt holes with a scribe and punch them out with a hole punch.
- Leather punches are ultra-sharp, will cut cleanly through heavy fabric and are available in a variety of shapes and sizes.
- Give each child a handful of hole punches and let them have sprinkle these over the paper.
- The working chisels are used for cutting the metal, punches and a block having proper-sized holes are used for punching out holes.
- Here, stiff strips of paper have been tinted a dull green or brown by a chlorophyll wash and perforated with a hole punch.
- Make eyelet holes with a hole punch or scissors in the top left and right corners of both triangles.
2(for metal, leather)sacabocados masculine
- After it is cut down, sheet stock goes to the turret punch to get holes put in as needed, goes to a brake press to be bent.
- Hollerith designed punches specially made for his system, the Hollerith Electric Tabulating System.
- He began to concentrate on the design and manufacture of punch, stamp and draw tools for the production of metal car panels.
- Similar weight increases were found in those with intakes of fruit punch and fruit juice.
- She also complained that some of the staff were poorly trained and described the butler as a buffoon who was only good for mixing a fruit and rum punch.
- Waiters in white coats serve you rum punch: trade winds trickle through the trees; and the scent of jasmine fills the air.
- Some nice wee Polish ladies make us tea, plates of borscht and alcohol free fruit punch.
- Socializing before or after event: heavy on the wine, a mulled rum punch, beer, light on the hard liquor
- Approximately how many people would this recipe serve, if everyone had 500 ml of punch to drink?
- In the unfortunate absence of a Spanish wine on the menu, the best alternative is the excellent Sangria, an alcoholic Spanish fruit punch.
- Fruit punch made from fruit juice is an excellent source of Vitamin C, providing about 35g of vitamin C per serving.
- I made a semi alcoholic punch with loads of fruit and ice. Yummy and a few beers for the boys.
- Fruit punch and mince pies will be served in the interval of the Methodist Church performance.
- Fruit punch served with a tiny quantity of alcohol, everything was going great.
- Pick your choice of tipple from white or red wine, fruit punch or lager as your peruse the menu and enjoy live reggae music from a local band.
- Iced tea, fruit punch, water, milk, coffee, and hot tea were complimentary.
- Another universal and potent colonial drink was punch.
- An Isleworth woman who never drinks had several glasses of fruit punch at a party and finished up driving at 64 miles an hour with well over twice the legal limit for alcohol.
- Hot punch and mulled wine will be served with 15% off all stock.
- She had drunk six pints of lager, a ‘dirty pint’ containing spirits, and punch made with vodka, cider and lager.
- She replied, ‘Gwen, the fruit punch will be fine, I will try the coconut water another day.’
- She had given a party the previous night and drank several glasses of vodka punch, cognac, wine and beer.
- However, when ordered as a warm drink in the winter this same sweetened rum punch was known as a ‘toddy.’
2(in US)refresco de frutas masculine
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