In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tell)(story/tale) narrar(tale/story) contar
- He recounted how she had taken the letters, and the two men laughed.
- Later, I recounted this experience to another friend who lives locally.
- Unlike Lampton, however, Suettinger writes from the perspective of an insider, who did not merely witness many of the events he recounts but had a hand in shaping them.
- In 1938, Orwell wrote ‘Homage to Catalonia’, which recounts his experiences fighting for the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War.
- He survived and wrote a letter to the author recounting this incident.
- The film recounts the events of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, in which the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war for nearly two weeks after Castro allowed Soviet nuclear missiles to be placed in Cuba.
- Often and inevitably they will recount what is said to have happened to individuals.
- In Huang's letter, he recounted how he was dragged into this matter.
- Now, as one of around 100 volunteers working at the museum, he recounts his experiences to visitors.
- The extracts below from her report recount the problems she experienced in getting information for her inquiry.
- Join two of Ireland's finest storytellers recounting humorous and melancholy tales of Celtic Ireland.
- The story of his own and his mother's survival is recounted in his memoir with stunning visual detail.
- Naturally we are meant to question the reliability of a narrator who recounts events he never physically witnessed.
- I just had to keep recounting and reliving the experience.
- In addition to recounting events, Maupassant describes the beggar's thoughts and his feelings.
- I can only guess why he chose not to recount what he experienced and witnessed in those years.
- Like the myth of Hercules, the legend of Samson is a tale recounted in many cultures.
- He recounts how he and his comrades were among the last to be evacuated.
- The two actors tell Alberta's life story by flashing back to when she was ten and then recounting different events of her life.
- As well as the violence, however, the diary also recounts the hardship experienced by the miners' families and the comradeship that saw them through.
- Hardwicke recounts the real life events that led to the development of the script.
1(count again)(votes) hacer un segundo escrutinio de(votes) recontar(items) volver a contar(items) contar de nuevo
- Under state law, it is very clear that under those circumstances you've got to recount all the ballots.
- He then proceeded to count and recount the hundreds of dollars he had with him, on a nearby desk, in full view of everybody.
- Half an hour later, the judge recounted the scores and declared Budd the winner.
- At one stage we tried counting how many stars there were, but it got too confusing as we counted and recounted a dot or two.
1(act)recuento masculinesegundo escrutinio masculine
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