In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1redondo(face/eyes) redondoround arch — arco de medio punto masculine
- round tower — torre circular
- The circle, on a hilltop setting, is nearly perfectly round, with a diameter of 33 m.
- It is also a town with an impressive heritage - an ancient church and round tower and a large enclosed medieval castle, some of which has been re-roofed.
- Without really thinking about it, she drew a huge, round circle on the page.
- Each door has a small round window and on the walls hang life buoys.
- Blake was sitting at one of the round tables, staring into thin air.
- Marie was sitting at one of the small round tables surrounding the dance floor.
- The Emperor Augustus had built a round shrine in front of it to put a Roman hallmark on Greece.
- He saluted and adjusted his large round wire rimmed glasses.
- The 40 rooms are small round huts with thatched roofs rising to a central spire.
- He takes off his small round glasses, wipes away the mist.
- A small round table at one end and a book stand next to it.
- Ebony woke to see the morning sun light just coming through the small round window.
- A faint light shone from the small round window on the door.
- A small " perfectly round hole " was found in the glass, which was crazed.
- His eyes look huge behind those rosy round spectacles.
- She had large, round gold earrings that she always wore.
- In front of the fireplace sat a round card table, covered by a green cloth, and flanked by four plush, green leather upholstered wingback chairs.
- I read each label on the round cylinders and the vials within.
- I could see the fear etched across her small round face.
- In the center was a perfectly round hole, also three-quarters of an inch.
- Some dolls had cloth bodies with a small round gourd, acorn, or apple for a head.
- Tidily stacked on the shelves are round cabbages, stripped of their rough outer leaves, and a basket of glossy apples; bright seemly rotundities.
- Her words rise toward the surface in bright, round bubbles.
- Then suddenly, he pulled the pinchers out, and in their serrated grasp was a perfectly round lead musket ball.
- As it opened a small round object rolled out of it.
- Baseball is more than round balls and base runs; it can also involve branding, design, and typography.
- It was round and spherical, with a deep groove on one side.
- He reached into his pocket and brought forth a small round sphere.
- Elizabeth reached her arm out of the shop door and picked up a heavy, round stone.
- That day I had worn this thick cotton quilted coat and pants that my mother had made me, and I looked like a round snowball.
- Slowly people left, and just as slowly the park darkened and the quaint round lanterns set around the circle flickered into life.
- I mean, melons come in all shapes and sizes - are we talking about little round gala melons or bloody big watermelons here?
1.3(not angular)(corner) curvoshe has very round shoulders — es muy encorvada
- Why are rocks found near rivers mostly smooth and round?
- A large, round, smooth rock protruded suddenly a few feet past a break in the forest.
- The catalyst comprises a support containing palladium and silver and having a uniformly round external surface.
- I felt my hand being pressed against a smooth, round mound.
2(whole)(number) redondolet's bring it up to a round 50 — digamos 50 para redondear
- she's inherited a nice round sum — ha heredado una buena cantidad de dinero
- We could easily have taken more - but I wanted a nice, round number.
- However other American railways used different gauges. 4 foot 10 inches was popular, and in the South a round 5 foot was often used.
- The store manager saw on the daily transaction report that something was wrong, because it displayed an odd dollar amount rather than a round multiple of 20.
- However, for the purposes of argument, let's stick with a million as a nice round figure.
- Do you think the company could string things out long enough for the fine to reach a nice, round billion dollars?
- Can you put a round figure on the kind of government investment you're going to need to get this up and running?
- They were confused by our round sum of $25,000,000.
- He speaks this language like every other American, with a deep round voice that seems to come from somewhere below his knees.
- ‘I always like champagne in the afternoon,’ he informed me in his rich round voice.
- She spoke without any apparent accent, in a round voice filled with soft vowels and smooth consonants.
1(circle)círculo masculineredondel masculineredondela feminine Peru Chiletheater in the round — teatro circular masculine
2(series)serie femininethe latest round of tax cuts — la última serie de recortes impositivos
- one long round of problems — una larga serie / sucesión de problemas
- round of talks — ronda de conversaciones
- the daily round — el día a día
- the daily round of meetings and phone calls — la rutina diaria de reuniones y llamadas telefónicas
3(burst)a round of applause — un aplauso
- let's have a round of applause for ... — un aplauso para ...
- she got a huge round of applause — recibió un gran aplauso / una gran ovación
4(of tournament, quiz)vuelta femininethe second round — la segunda vuelta / eliminatoria
5masculine roundmasculine asaltofeminine vueltamasculine recorridomasculine recorridohe managed a clear round — hizo un recorrido sin faltas
6(in card games)feminine manofeminine partida
7(of visits)the doctor is off making his rounds / is on his rounds at the moment — el doctor está haciendo visitas a domicilio / visitando pacientes en este momento
- the nurse does her round of the wards at midday — la enfermera hace la ronda de las salas a mediodía
- we had to make / do / go the rounds of all the relatives — tuvimos que ir de visita a casa de todos los parientes
- his manuscript has made / done / gone the rounds of most of the publishers in town — su manuscrito ha circulado por la mayoría de las editoriales de la ciudad
8feminine rondamasculine recorrido Britishhe's doing his paper round — está haciendo el reparto de periódicos
9(of drinks)ronda femininevuelta femininetanda feminine Colombia Mexicothis is my round — esta ronda / vuelta la pago yo
- it's your round — te toca a ti invitar
10masculine disparofeminine balathey fired ten rounds into the car — dispararon diez veces sobre el coche
- he only had two rounds of ammunition left — solo le quedaban dos balas (/ cartuchos etc. )
11(cut of meat)
corte de carne del cuarto trasero
12British(of bread)a round of toast — una tostada
- a round of sandwiches — un sándwich
14also round dance
danza que se baila en corro
1(go around)(corner) doblar(corner) dar la vuelta a
2(make round)(corner/edge) redondear
1(in a circle)we walked all the way round — dimos toda la vuelta
- they ran round and round — dieron vueltas y vueltas corriendo
- all year round — durante todo el año
2(so as to face in different direction)the wind veered round — el viento cambió de dirección
3(on all sides)alrededoreveryone crowded round — todo el mundo se apiñó alrededor
4(from one place, person to another)we went inside and had a look round — entramos y echamos un vistazo
- the curator took us round — el conservador nos mostró / nos enseñó el museo (/ la colección etc. )
- a list was handed round — se hizo circular una lista
- I phoned round to find a cheaper flight — hice unas cuantas llamadas tratando de encontrar un pasaje más barato
- she prefers to travel round on her own — prefiere viajar sola
5(at, to different place)I expect she's round at Ed's — supongo que estará en casa de Ed
- we dashed round to the bank — fuimos corriendo al banco
- he brought his girlfriend round — trajo a su novia
- we're having friends round for a meal — hemos invitado a unos amigos a comer
6all round — a todos
- their team was better all round — su equipo era mejor en todos los sentidos
- congratulations all round! — ¡felicitaciones a todos!
- he bought drinks all round — compró bebidas para todos
1(encircling)alrededor dethey built a wall round the garden — construyeron un muro alrededor del jardín
- the wall round the garden — el muro que rodea el jardín
- round the corner — a la vuelta (de la esquina)
2(in the vicinity of)cerca deen los alrededores dethere are several antique shops round the canal — cerca / en los alrededores del canal hay varios anticuarios
- she lives round here — vive por aquí
- round about 5 o'clock — alrededor de las cinco
3(within, through)he does odd jobs round the house — hace arreglitos en la casa
- we had a look round the old town — dimos una vuelta por el casco viejo de la ciudad
- she spent six months cycling round Ireland — pasó seis meses viajando en bicicleta por Irlanda
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