In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(boat) batea feminine(for duck shooting) patera feminine
- The pole of a punt is a dangerous weapon in the hands of the inexperienced, and as such pleasure crafts journey too far into the path into the path of our rowing heroes ‘bumps’ literally will occur.
- The team have drawn up a list of three potential sites for landing stages for the punts, the first at Castle Mill, the second at the Coppergate Centre, the third on the Hungate site.
- You steer by pulling the quant through the water behind the punt.
- As Casper dunked one ball after another into the water on the 16th hole it was clear that the punt was about to pay-off in spectacular style.
- I had no oars because I thought I could propel the punt with a primitive sail that I had assembled.
- It was rather like trotting from a punt in traditional Thames style with the boat moored across the stream.
- The punt was finally brought ashore and laid upside down against a garden wall at our home in Cork.
- We would anchor off and row ashore in the punt and have a picnic on the beach.
- From early on, punts were used to ferry goods and passengers across but, with the building of the bridge, the trip became less hazardous.
- The cup is for small punts with outboard motors of 10 hp or less.
- The punts come complete with mooring weights and paddles which are more than adequate in this non-tidal section of the Thames.
- The oil painting features a boy and girl on a punt on a waterway.
- Where once the harbour might have had a currach or two tied up, the inlet is now festooned with yachts and dinghies and motor boats and punts of all shapes and sizes.
- We understand that this equipment should never be used by people without Medical training and was therefore dangerous and totally useless in punts and small boats.
- The tarpon fishing was carried out in flat-bottomed punts called jon boats.
- A passerby on shore heard the cries for help, broke a window in a yacht club, grabbed a pair of oars, slipped a punt in the water and rowed out to where he heard the shouting.
- She and Ali sat in a tiny punt beneath the last dock, he fixing her with a stare thick with the promise of violence.
- I could hear the water lapping on the sides of my punt.
- Then we'd sit and watch all the punts and boats going by from morning to tea-time, playing a bit of football or baseball and fighting to get the best place on the rug.
- We were rammed once by an undergrad punting a whale of a barge of a punt, but everyone stayed in the punt, including, happily the guy attached to the punt pole - me.
1(in boat)to go punting — salir de paseo en batea
- Today, he was riding in it, punting along with a rubber ended broom handle, playing on the kazoo, and attempting to look like a gondola owner.
- Any doubts are fully confirmed shortly afterwards, when Ted and Sylvia go punting along the Cam and come to a field of cows.
- Sparkles of light danced off the lagoon as black-veiled women punted by in longboats.
- Lucy Boston was captivated by it when she first saw the Manor in 1915, while punting along the river with her brother.
- One evening in the summer we used to go punting up the river and have supper at the Green Man at Grantchester.
- Mention Oxford, and images of daydreaming dons and youths punting on the Cherwell come to mind.
- The last highlight of our trip was being punted along the River Welland by Ashley Hatton, a young man who had the idea for this unusual business last summer.
- The rowers turned their oars over to a blunt end they used to punt their craft along through the shallows to within five feet of the beach.
- You can build your own raft out of bamboo, and punt along the Klemin river or cruise down the Pimpin rivers by sampan.
- In one picture, above, a couple and a friend are punted down the River Foss, with the magnificent Clifford's Tower in the background.
- Each punt against the water pushed her farther aloft.
- Jamaica's lush interior is stunning, and the best way to see it is on a lazy river ride, being punted on your own personal bamboo raft.
- The fishermen of Annamalaicheri village on Pulicat lake, punt their boats at dawn in winter.
- Two men would have worked the boat, punting it along.
- I sat on a chair in the middle while Lemmy Nyambe punted us into the stream.
- Canadian studies of skeletons reveal they may have had an inflatable sac inside their bodies which allowed them to float and punt along in shallow water.
- Students have complained that the failure to use a picture of punting on the Cherwell is at odds with the Ball's claims to be an occasion which celebrates Oxford.
- A variation of the first was to punt yourself along, feet pointing straight downward, gathering speed all the time by pushing off left and right.
- Ten minutes later Foulger punted the ball upfield and Hoyle flicked it on for Jamie Longley to steer it in.
- Holland punts a ball upfield and into what appears to be a parallel universe, where Kevin Kilbane is able to beat his man and deliver a decent cross into the box.
- The England players have shown in the recent past that they need no second invitation to begin hopelessly punting the ball forward into ‘good areas’.
- At the restart, Armoy fluffed the catch and Shane Hadden was there to punt the ball upfield.
- West was singled out mainly because he kept punting the ball into the stands, hardly an unusual tactic when United had to win the game and were 2-in front.
1patada de despeje feminine
1libra (irlandesa) feminine
- Our customers are arriving in with both punts and euro, but it is not a problem.
- The old punt is equal to one euro and twenty seven cent.
- John Bee presented a well-laid out treasurer's report that started in punts and ended in Euro.
- Having ditched the punt for the euro, the Irish are more concerned about Central Bank interest rates than shenanigans at Stormont.
- Since the changeover from punts to euro in 2002 local shopkeeper John Harrison set himself a goal to raise as much funds as he could for two charities.
- Department stores can expect to find themselves in the eye of the storm as the switch from punts to euros will coincide with the post-Christmas sales.
- Farmers, in particular, will need to have a good understanding of the value of the euro relative to the punt, as they will be buy sell stock and produce and buy livestock, fuel and other inputs in euros.
- Francs, Deutschmarks, guilders, punts, drachmas and pesetas will all have gone by the end of February.
- We were looking at numbers on the screen with no way of telling whether they were in punts or euros.
- There were also blushes in the court services when it became clear that several criminal summonses had not been served because the stamp duty on them had been paid before Christmas, in punts rather than euros.
- He said that consumers should be allowed to change their punts into euros in late December, to avoid chaos at banks and ATM's from January 1.
- People can change their punts to Euro at the bar and then pay for all drinks in Euro, as everything will be priced in Euro.
- Westport's transition from punts to euro has gone smoothly for the first week, according to some of the large retailers in town.
- The change over from the punt to the Euro seems to be going smoothly around the country.
- As testimony to its success, a total of £625.75 stg, 324.19 euro and £20 punts was raised.
- A computer or printer may be originally priced for the world market in dollars or sterling and translated into punts say, once every six months.
- There will be a six week period when we will have dual currency, when the punt and the euro will be in circulation.
- How retailers convert their prices from punts to euro is also being closely monitored.
- Caroline Keady, whose parents live in Withington, changed a fistful of old Irish punts into euros before flying.
- In January 2002 the euro replaced the Irish punt, which in 1928 had replaced the British pound before it.
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