In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in house, building)habitación femininepieza feminine Latin America(bedroom) habitación feminine(bedroom) dormitorio masculine(bedroom) cuarto masculine(bedroom) pieza feminine Latin America(bedroom) recámara feminine Mexicoa two-/four-room house — una casa de dos/de cuatro habitaciones
- we'll hire a room for the meeting/reception — alquilaremos una sala para la reunión/recepción
- single/double room — habitación individual/doble
- the smallest room (in the house) — el (cuarto de) baño
- [ S ]rooms to hire / for rent or (British also) to let — se alquilan habitaciones
- room and board — pensión completa
- The walls and ceiling of the room were perfectly black, with age and dirt.
- And that meant one of the second-floor suites, since none of the rooms on the first floor was set up as personal living quarters.
- They get the sign-painter's boy to help, because his family rents rooms in the schoolmaster's house.
- He walked around the school corridors, passing by different rooms and by walls of lockers trying to find the room where the piano was.
- Each room of the mansion presents a unique and different puzzle to be solved.
- There is also a small utility room and separate storage room in this area.
- To the right of the hall is the living/dining room, a large room which is the full depth of the house.
- One of the delightful surprises is the ceiling of the toddler room on the second floor.
- Always the Londoner, Arnold spent most of the week living in his rooms at the top of the Middle Temple.
- Finally, the attic conversion has added two further rooms with walls and ceilings panelled in white deal.
- He lives in rooms set apart from the rest of the house, to allow him some independence from his parents.
- The cabin had 3 rooms on the first floor, the kitchen, den, and a locked room.
- Gwen and her family lived in the upper rooms of a small house and I knew from experience that the smell of too many people in too small a place hit a person the second they opened the front door.
- In the warehouse, a half-dozen or so rooms are stacked floor to ceiling with some of the world's finest wines.
- Drinkers were served in the taproom, a large single room furnished with trestle tables and benches.
- The premises consisted of a single dusty room, with a desk, two filing cabinets and one chair.
- Smaller houses are simply a rectangular block of four walls forming a single room.
- So he fought them, until they dragged him away to a room covered in padded walls and floors.
- In the Chemistry Building there were a number of non-laboratory rooms on the first floor.
- The room was an upstairs room with a floor of beaten earth, laid on beams of wood interlaid with matting.
- There was a wall, separating two rooms, a living room to the left, and a kitchen to the right.
- On the first floor the master bedroom and en suite bathroom are both spacious rooms with high ceilings.
- The window curtain on this side of the room was dark; Ford assumed the suite had two rooms with a wall between them.
2(space)espacio masculinelugar masculinesitio masculinethere's room for one more — hay espacio / sitio / lugar para uno más
- there's no room for anything else — no cabe nada más
- they made room for me — me hicieron sitio
- this table takes up too much room — esta mesa ocupa demasiado espacio / lugar
- there's still room for improvement — todavía se puede mejorar
- she's improved a lot — there was room! — ha mejorado mucho — ¡y buena falta le hacía!
- there is no room for delay/error — no hay ningún margen para retrasos/errores
- I need room to breathe — necesito mi espacio vital
- Laid in gravel and patio, it includes a number of shrubs and plants and offers plenty of room for outdoor dining.
- The field was so crowded there was hardly room to move without running into a slashing sword.
- It was a little dinner but the table they were seated at gave them both enough room to move around with ease.
- It looks like a conventional backpack, with plenty of room for all your travel gear.
- His room could easily fit three of my bedroom inside of it, with room to move around.
- The horses and people took up a lot of room and made the enormous space look almost small.
- The gown had no layers and it hugged her form while allowing her legs ample room to move.
- The man sat down between two people, so she didn't have room to move to see his face.
- There is room in the safer areas for these children; householders have volunteered to provide it.
- One thousand people from a fishing village were forced to move to give room to a refinery plant which was never built.
- This should mean that some of the smaller operators will still have room to move.
- Small enough to be cosy, large enough to give her room to move if she wished it.
- In the evenings there is room to move about unlike many bars and the music is quite ambient.
- On the inside, there is plenty of room for rear passengers and the cabin is bright, roomy and attractive.
- As they grow bigger, move them into a larger container so they have enough room to feed and move.
- In three more weeks they will be more than twice the size, giving them no room at all to move.
1I'm rooming with another student — vivo con / comparto una habitación (or un apartamento etc.) con otro estudiante
- Smith rooms alone — Smith tiene una habitación / un cuarto para él solo
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