In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- During the recce, the helicopter would land on one of the islands used in aircraft bombing missions.
- Plans are dependent on securing suitable locations and there will be a preliminary recce in November, with shooting scheduled for the second half of next year.
- Our first visit in November was largely as a recce and investigation of possibilities.
- After extensive recces across Britain, we were stunned by the richness of possibilities at home.
- At low tide such hidey-holes are usually visible and it's a good idea to have a recce before the estuary begins to fill again.
- We'd throw a rope round a tree and the children would dash off along the towpath for a recce while the adults threw together a little light salad and uncorked a local rosé.
- Our general attitude was to do what we could - the boss would go out on a recce and line up jobs for us, keeping us busy.
- Their parents often bring them in for a recce in the October holiday week.
- When I first went out to New York to do a recce for ‘Changing Lanes’, I stumbled upon a very unprepossessing restaurant.
- But after five minutes or so, when it hadn't died down, I went for a recce.
- A brief recce of the room that I believed would serve to be my home until the following morning revealed more worrying signs.
- Sources said the firm, which recently sent a team of officials to Thailand on a recce, is keen on the country.
- We cruise past the Cloister Gardens and Station Yard car park and Special Constables Mark Cook and James Fry brave the cold to do a quick recce around the abbey but all is quiet.
- It's been a while since our last recce of the hardware sites.
- He did a quick recce and said that there was nobody queueing, and argued, correctly, that most of the passengers appeared to be either watching a film or working on their laptops.
- As my caving kit was already up the hill, and having spent yesterday doing a surface recce, I was first in line for a trip underground.
- Matt Holland said: ‘This time yesterday, when we came to do a recce of the site, it was pouring with rain.’
- Admittedly, I haven't done a thorough recce of the building.
- After a quick recce and an enjoyable evening in the hotel bar, I headed back to my room in the knowledge that I was not in Malta merely to relax - I was here to dive.
- Every day a team led by an assistant engineer from each ward does a recce of roads in its jurisdiction.
2informal(glance)vistazo masculine informalto go on a recce — ir a echar un vistazo informal
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