In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(leisure)esparcimiento masculinewhat do you do for recreation? — ¿qué haces en tu tiempo libre?
- Ambitious plans to transform a disused piece of land in York into a fully-equipped community sports and recreation facility have moved a step closer to reality.
- The purpose of sport was to provide fun activities during recreation time from which people could derive plenty of pleasure, fun and enjoyment.
- They have traditionally been involved in sports and recreation, playing host to a variety of activities.
- Educated at Eton and Oxford, he lists his recreations in Who's Who as photography, gardening and horseracing.
- It also gives the players an opportunity to experience other forms of physical activity and recreation.
- In addition, we typically devote one class per week to recreation and leisure activities.
- They accepted that the original intention was that the arena should be used as a sports and recreation area but they did not accept that it had been maintained as such by the public purse.
- The wider community would have access to new recreation and leisure facilities.
- Hanmer Forest needs to be maintained in the future for public enjoyment, for recreation and for education.
- Councillors have given the go-ahead for plans to create a fishing and recreation centre at Wallsuches Reservoir.
- She devoted a lot of time to recreation, hobbies, and charity work.
- York Railway Institute is an affordable sport and recreation facility run by volunteers, where all profit is poured back for the benefit of the members.
- The cost of the course, which has been organised by Kingston's sports and recreation department, is £8.
- The object of the day is to promote greater participation by women of all ages in lifelong sport, recreation and physical activity.
- This is in line with government policy aimed at increasing participation in sport and recreation in these areas.
- It was also stipulated that the Corporation should be debarred from selling the estate or any part of it, and that it should be used for enjoyment and recreation by everyone.
- The diverse needs of wildlife, aesthetics, bio-diversity and recreation all have to be juggled.
- Folk dances are for recreation and enjoyment, and are often at the centre of seasonal celebrations and social events.
- Through the project, sports fields and recreation parks have been set up in areas from where people have been removed.
- Those who spend a great amount of time outdoors due to recreation or work activities, must take the greatest protective measures.
2(pastime)forma de esparcimiento femininepasatiempo masculine
3British(in school, prison)recreo masculine
1(remaking, simulation)recreación feminine
- The recreation of the Famine ship took place at Blennerville, near Tralee, Co Kerry, and was completed in 2002.
- Shiva the destroyer is a necessary part of the trinity because, without destruction, there can be no recreation.
- Most recently these boots have been very grotty, having been present for the destruction and recreation of the living rooms and the continuing demolition of the garden.
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