In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(approximately)aproximadamentethey are roughly the same length — miden aproximadamente / más o menos lo mismo de largo
- I'll explain roughly how it works — explicaré, en líneas generales, cómo funciona
- roughly speaking, the organ acts as a filter — el órgano se comporta como un filtro, por así decirlo
- roughly, what we plan to do is this — en líneas generales, lo que pensamos hacer es lo siguiente
- The cannon that was protecting Billy was absolutely huge, roughly the size of a semi-truck.
- In Bordeaux, however, the jeroboam is five litres - roughly equal to six bottles or a half case.
- Each player picks up a small pile of roughly 22 cards from either of the two piles.
- Micheal picked me up for the Senior Prom that night at roughly nine o'clock.
- I think all writers, roughly speaking, are in the education business.
- This new film, Full Frontal, was savaged by critics and stayed in theaters for roughly four hours.
- Oconomowoc is, in fact, a town in southern Wisconsin, roughly halfway between Milwaukee and Madison.
- Here are my thoughts on the remaining contenders, in roughly ascending order of preference.
- Logs were laid in a roughly circular manner around the fire pit and there were some rough chairs as well.
- The health status of Greek citizens is roughly equivalent to that of Western Europe.
- The patronas call them chacha, gata, or criada - roughly translatable as wench.
- Cirro Stratus condensed to form one giant mist roughly the size of Japan.
- The name of this ship is the In'jiken, roughly translated meaning Native Beast.
- It occupies an area of 56,136 square miles and is roughly the size of Tennessee.
- Each does roughly the same thing, and there is a fair amount of overlap among these standards.
- That lack of change means that the economy was, roughly speaking, growing at its potential rate.
- He picked up a piece, a shard of metal roughly the same shape and size as his index finger.
- Her shoes matched the dress, and made her roughly six feet tall.
- My annual visit to Cornwall involves a round trip of about 475 miles, which will cost roughly £214.
- The identity of the bad guy is telegraphed through after roughly twenty minutes.
2(not gently)(play) bruscamente(play) de manera violentato treat sb roughly — maltratar / tratar mal a algn
- He grabbed Sapphire's hand roughly, picked up the pizza boxes with the other arm, and walked out.
- I brushed my hair roughly and chose a nice pair of silver hoops.
- Harmony's lips were pressed roughly onto his, and he didn't know what to do.
- A chauffeur opened the door and Natalie was roughly shoved into the back of the limo with Evan right behind her.
- At once, they both came forward and grabbed David, roughly holding him back.
- The mate roughly picked him up off the deck and held him with his feet just touching ground, looking disgusted.
- She grunted, her eyes widening as his knee pushed into her stomach roughly and violently.
- Her small hand took my chin roughly and she forced me to look at her.
- She had only been sitting for a couple of minutes when she was roughly picked up and thrown up against the nearest wall.
- I think it's a very strong material and I actually handle it quite roughly.
- He looked back at her, roughly wiping any traces of tears from his eyes.
- She flung the cloth to the floor with rage and picked up the cage roughly, slamming it on a small rickety table harder than she had intended.
- Six other guards stepped forward and roughly grabbed Maria, Andrea, and Jackie.
- Hala stalked over to the edge of the clearing and roughly grabbed a strong branch off the ground.
- The doors opened and they were roughly herded into a deteriorating brick structure.
- Reyna stood and leapt at Vincent, but he slapped her away roughly and she was knocked harshly against a table.
- Liadan's almond eyes narrow as she pulls her hands roughly out of his gentle grip.
- Someone picked me up and roughly carried me out of the car.
- She tensed as strong arms dragged her roughly from the vehicle, and deposited her on the freezing floor.
- He set the plate down on the mattress roughly and then crouched down in front of her.
- Everyone was silent on the rest of the walk to the roughly cut door.
- It was rectangular and about the length of my hand, and was wrapped roughly in brown paper, like it had been done in a hurry.
- The buildings looked mainly to be made of wood and roughly cut stone and many farmyard animals were walking around.
- It is roughly built but the roof is nevertheless sound enough to keep the interior completely dry.
- He let his two companions look for a moment longer before walking on down a roughly paved street, Cale and Sam following absent-mindedly.
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