In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine repuestomasculine recambiofeminine carga(pad/pack) de repuesto(pad/pack) de recambio
2(drink)would you like a refill? — ¿quieres más?
3Motor VehiclesI need a refill — tengo que cargar nafta River Plate
1(tank/glass/bottle) volver a llenar(tank/bottle/glass) rellenar[ S ]this prescription may not be refilled — venta exclusiva bajo receta
- If one doesn't work, he simply refills his bucket and looks for another that does.
- I refrained from refilling the upstairs bowl for three days, hoping that night starvation would do the job.
- Dishes were monitored daily for water loss and refilled with distilled water as necessary.
- A wholesaler refills the containers in my bathroom every six weeks.
- Three families make their way to the town three times a week to refill their tanks.
- Empty the tank, dry the inside surfaces and refill with clean water.
- He rose and refilled his mug, and gave a filled one to Nelson.
- On his way to refill his glass, Louis saw Roxy flirting with Kenny.
- Soak for two hours, then drain and refill with fresh water.
- Open a nearby hot water faucet and the inlet water valve to refill the tank.
- He likes to ply me full of whiskey, fill and refill my glass.
- At noon they passed a small waterfall and stopped briefly to refill their bottles.
- Some critics have also found it ironic that many people who purchase bottled water end up refilling the containers from a tap.
- The Professor paused to refill his tea cup, offering the pot to the others.
- We will also be delighted to refill old baskets and window boxes at very reasonable rates.
- Travellers often buy water at the last minute at the Central station, and some need to refill their containers.
- You can get reconditioned and refilled cartridges from some retailers and sometimes from the manufacturer.
- After the café has quieted down, I get an espresso and sit down with it while I refill the sugar containers.
- I refilled our mugs and returned the pot to the burner.
- Oh well, she thought, as she began to refill the coffee cups.
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