In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(rotate)(wheel) girarher words continued to revolve in my mind — sus palabras siguieron dándome vueltas en la cabeza
- to revolve around sth — girar alrededor de/en torno a algo
- I slowly revolved in a circle and eventually saw a figure materialize.
- Its body revolves in a complete circle while its wheels stay put.
- The video ends with a view from on high: the wagon circles counterclockwise on a circular stage, which revolves in the opposite direction.
- There were only five blossoms going in circles, rotating and revolving, on top of the clear glass.
- Size reduction is achieved by fixed or swinging beater arms revolving at speed within a chamber.
- In this position, we were also able to observe her extraordinary versatility as she performed amazing feats of balance as the stage slowly revolved.
- Kate whispered softly as they revolved slowly in a circle to the slow song.
- He would be revolving in his grave if he knew about Monster Tajima!
- Think of a kaleidoscope slowly revolving on a pedestal, slower than human fingers can turn it.
- Slowly Violet revolved to face her mother and Morgana threw her a feeble smile as she answered softly,
- Can repairs be effected to a satellite revolving in its orbit?
- Imagine a fly walking across a man's head as the man strolls down the aisle of a speeding train as the earth revolves on its axis and circles round the sun in a rapidly expanding universe.
- Instantly, a three-dimensional image sprung up from the page and started to revolve slowly on the spot.
- If the suspect ivory is held up to a light source so that the stripes are visible and then revolved slowly horizontally through 90 degrees, the light and dark stripes on genuine ivory will become less pronounced or disappear.
- The orbit of Mercury, a planet positioned about 36 million miles from the Sun, slowly revolves in the plane of the solar system.
- A snapping behind me made me jump, and I wished for a weapon, any weapon, as I revolved slowly on the spot.
- Alain looked back at the lamp now revolving in a slow circle and casting a focused light far and deep across the seas.
- The 360 Degrees Restaurant, known for its rich ambience, is the only revolving restaurant in the Caribbean.
- The crowd is dancing to an Israeli classic, revolving in a giant circle, arms around each other's shoulders.
- Cass leaned forwards and looked at it carefully as the three-dimensional image revolved slowly on the screen.
2revolving present participle(door/chair/stage) giratorio
3to revolve around(center on)girar alrededor degirar en torno athe world doesn't revolve around you, you know — no te creas que eres el centro del mundo
- Amphris was a little untrusting some times, especially when issues of trust revolved around such important and delicate matters as the one at hand.
- The most important rituals revolve around the cycle of ancestral and royal observances.
- The conversation usually revolves around questions about episcopal leadership and the role of the laity.
- The storylines often revolve around the needs of the wrestlers.
- It would have all the commercial elements with a storyline revolving around college students.
- His phone conversations haven't revolved solely around bringing in players.
- According to Brunt, urban public life revolves mainly around watching and being watched.
- There have been scores of films revolving around the vampire theme.
- The bulk of my professional practise has revolved around assessing and treating traumatized individuals.
- My campaign will revolve around this theme in the lead-up to the polls on Dec.1.
- Excellence in journalism revolves around the key concepts of transparency, accountability, objectivity and credibility.
- An important element of the case revolves around which party initially contacted the other.
- Debates on the authority of texts, however, still revolve around the question of who dies first.
- In the lower weight classes, the world still revolves around Oscar.
- For a while, an important corporate worldview revolved around quality.
- I would have laughed if this conversation weren't revolving around him being a murderer.
- One important dispute revolved around Marx and the leading anarchist Bakunin.
- ‘The strong emphasis is revolving around treating people as individuals - not just people in the Royal Navy, but families as well,’ he said.
- However, his life now revolves mainly around his work.
- Frankly, the whole discussion revolves around who has the authority to order the use of these drugs.
1(wheel) hacer girar
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.