In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(straight line)hilera femininefeminine filafeminine filathe trees were planted in a row — los árboles estaban plantados en hilera
- a row of houses — una hilera de casas
- they lined up in rows — hicieron filas / se formaron en fila
- a seat in the front/fifth row — un asiento en primera fila/en la quinta fila
- to have a hard row to hoe — tener una vida muy dura
- Rows and rows of red velvet chairs lined the large room.
- Along the street behind the gates rows of shops sell fresh produce, including unusual items such as sacks of soybeans, sea cucumbers and shark's fins for soup.
- If planting strictly for cut flowers, then straight rows are the easiest to work with.
- This property is on the sunny side of Fitzwilliam Terrace, a row of redbrick houses on Upper Rathmines Road.
- In most parts of the world the vineyard is a well-defined entity, generally well demarcated by the borders of the straight rows.
- She put her school books in a neat row, making sure her books stood up straight.
- The walls were lined from floor to ceiling with nothing but rows and rows of books.
- I peered over the edge of the seat in front of me and looked down the rows below to see if she was still in the theater.
- Wearing sunglasses and a dark suit, he found a seat in an unoccupied row.
- I sat in the back of the theatre about ten rows behind them.
- Spring sown crops of corn are looking promising, with their straight green rows, and potatoes are being planted as fast as everyone can manage.
- Four men in black uniforms, along with a plainclothed man with a large ID badge, walked past us to an aisle seat about eight rows behind me.
- Later photographs of the square show a row of rickshaws lined up in the square, and horses and carriages.
- Above ground, an amphitheater lined with seven double rows of cypress trees echoes the octagonal space below.
- The children seated in the first row were running around the hall dispersing the sweets to the ones who had got the answers right.
- We quietly filed in, formed rows and stood an arm's length apart.
- The desks in Jan's classroom were arranged in four orderly horizontal rows.
- Tobias grinned again, exposing two rows of straight white teeth.
- We pulled up into a winding driveway that was lined by a row of rose bushes, all in full bloom.
- Her son, Rahul Gandhi, was seated in the third row behind Gandhi.
- Being a tall man, Paddy had requested a seat at the exit row.
- Within a week of the wedding, he was back at the theater, ensconced in his customary aisle seat in the third row.
- There were peas, and beans, and rows of young turnips, and carrots, and parsnips, all bordered by long straight rows of wheat.
- I'm seated in the third row, just forward of the semicircular bleachers that surround the stage and the rear band area.
- George went in the direction Sal indicated and opened the specified cabinet, to reveal two long shelves lined with rows of bottles.
- Even though fleece doesn't ravel, the rows of stitching lines need to be sewn on the bias to achieve a good bloom.
- Her eyes automatically went to the row of photographs lining the top shelf.
- Family photos cover one of the walls, straight rows of memories that seem to blend into one another.
- Not one to miss the opportunity, he grabbed honours by occupying a seat in the first row.
- The pink, caterpillar-like larvae have rows of black spots along their sides.
- Devon, Joannah, and Layla found a seat in the row before the last of the full theatre.
2(in knitting)pasada femininecarrera femininevuelta femininecorrida feminine Chile
- Dawn was stitching the last row when Tobit barged in, followed by Will.
- When straight stitching both rows, stretch the seam equally both times.
- I added 5 extra rows on the collar in stocking stitch so that I would have a roll in the collar, which is easier to pull over the head than ribbing.
- It will work without knitting this one extra row, but it is easier to sew it together if you do
- With right sides together, sew the long edges of your horizontal rows together until all four sets are sewn together.
- Decide how many rows of decorative stitching you want, then pleat an additional two rows.
- Insert the filler for the next row in the same manner and stitch across the channels; repeat for the two remaining pocket rows.
- Instead of starting with 38 stitches for the cuffs, I cast on 46 and increased 2 stitches every 6 rows.
- To quilt the sashing and borders, set the machine for a serpentine stitch and stitch parallel rows down the strips.
- At this point there are six unworked stitches at each end of the row.
3(succession)serie femininehe experienced a row of failures — sufrió una serie de fracasos
- four times in a row — cuatro veces seguidas
- three days in a row — tres días seguidos
1(propel)he rowed the boat towards the shore — remó hacia la orilla
- we rowed them/the supplies across the river — los llevamos/llevamos las provisiones hasta la otra orilla a remo
- they rowed her out to the ship — la llevaron en bote hasta el barco
- David noticed that square holes had been cut in the hull to allow oarsmen to row the ship despite the fact that it possessed a single mast with a sail.
- The ferryman dies and Siddhartha is left to row the ferry himself.
- We tried our hand rowing a boat on the lake which was completely riotous.
- The Orsay picture is the more finished of the two, showing five faceless men rowing their boat through a choppy sea towards a waiting ship on the horizon.
- The old ferryman has become so frail that he no longer rows the ferry.
- The Italian crew will row their flagship, the Disdotona, on the way back from the Henley Regatta, accompanied by two Venetian racing fours.
- It is glorious weather, the waterway full of small boats, some being rowed, some under sail, when suddenly there is the sound of shouting as the peaceful afternoon is shattered.
- Dallas rowed the little boat up alongside the fishing rig.
- Our staff will row the rafts, cook, and provide special activities for the children.
- When about 50 yards from the shore the pinnaces cast off, leaving the boats to be rowed to the beach by their naval crews, under covering fire from the warships.
- He was unable to row the boat and couldn't steer the vessel having lost his rudder on day one of the voyage.
- Gil and Marle each picked up a paddle and started rowing the boat away from the harbor.
- Sometimes, in calm seas, when the outboard stuttered and needed coaxing with frequent plug de-oilings, Angus would row the boat.
- A girl rows a raft made from banana-tree shoots in the flooded Samata, 35 km east of Guwahati, on Thursday.
- She rowed the boat down the waterway, her anger slowly subsiding.
- Physical challenges included rowing the raft across a lake, taking on an assault course, with and without heavy equipment to carry, and jogging over a daytime orienteering course.
- She began furiously rowing the boat to the right, trying to escape the current.
- The Turkish galleys were rowed by slaves: some of the Christian ships were rowed by volunteers.
- Our final day was again beautifully sunny, if freezing, so we decided to row a boat around one of Donegal's many lochs.
- One dark night he helped row a collapsible boat carrying a dozen men half a mile out to sea in the hope of finding a ship to take them.
1(propel boat)remarto go rowing — salir / ir a remar
- to row across a river — cruzar un río a remo
1(for enjoyment)we went for a row — fuimos / salimos a remar / a dar un paseo en bote
1(noisy argument)pelea feminineriña femininea family row — una rencilla familiar
- to have a row with sb — pelearse / reñir con algn
- Late-night rows throughout the festivities threatened to engulf innocent bystanders and shocked tourists.
- Golding claimed the police over-reacted and it led to a row and a scuffle.
- Scott knew about the fights and rows with Hallie that seemed to be Jesse's main concern all the time.
- The police officer said that on the date in question he received a report of a row in the town square.
- Yes we still had arguments, sometimes blazing rows but knowing we were in this for the long haul we sat down and talked about it and I mean really talked.
- One neighbour, a teenager who did not want to be named, told how she had heard a noisy row.
- He said that in any home, rows and arguments were commonplace but there was a line that should not be crossed.
- Neighbours said the couple occasionally had noisy rows and sometimes appeared aloof, but they were otherwise unremarkable.
- In a later incident, during a row, he lost control and punched her in the face.
- A motorist who went drinking after a row with his fiancée knocked down and killed a pedestrian just seconds after driving away from a violent collision.
- Such rows usually end up with Tanya storming out of the pub and staying out until her disapproval has been duly noted.
- For a start, don't make things worse: avoid anger, rows, confrontation and ultimatums.
- There was a row and fracas between the two women and all were thrown out.
- The row escalated into a fight involving a group of others, and Miss Edwards was bitten by Tanner on the arm.
- Last weekend was a busy one for local police, as there were a number of serious rows in the town on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
- The couple's noisy row drew the attention of neighbors and local officials, who explained to them the news surrounding the food scare.
- Prosecutors allege that after a row in which insults were exchanged, Collins returned to his house in All Saints Street and returned with a knife in each hand.
- The couple, who claim they have never had a serious row, say their secret to a happy marriage is always listening to one another and laughing together.
- One witness who was drinking in the bar said the row started over a disagreement over politics.
- She rushed to a nearby pub to get help when the row broke out.
2(about a public matter)disputa feminine
- Demonstrators united in a solid show of support for a university professor at the centre of a sacking row.
- A new row has erupted over controversial plans to build ‘eyesore’ wind turbines at a Yorkshire beauty spot.
- Your child will be making all her own choices as an adult soon enough, and there's no sense in huge disputes and rows if she wants to start now.
- By the weekend, however, as unheard cases were adjourned in the District Court, there was the beginning of a nervousness that the row could become serious.
- A report to the council's monthly meeting yesterday said two or three more surgical appointments could be made without impacting on the two posts at the centre of the row.
- The bishop was at the centre of a row yesterday over a document designed to protect traditionalist Anglicans who are opposed to women priests.
- A promotions company at the centre of a financial row following two outdoor concerts has gone into liquidation.
- The woman at the centre of the health row, who is not being named, strongly denied the claim.
- The bitter nine-month dispute began as a row with John and Anna Atwood over a shared driveway.
- A former bowling green is at the centre of a row between residents and developers over plans to put homes on it.
- A Planning Service approval to build a multi-storey apartment block in Newry is at the centre of a blazing row.
- There have been and continue to be serious tensions and bitter rows - but all concerned have dealt with these in a very adult and professional way.
- The organist at the centre of a long-running row at a Yorkshire church is set to leave the area and take up a new post in Germany.
- At the centre of the row is the new dentistry contract, which is expected in the autumn.
- Any plans to fast-track incineration projects are likely to cause a serious row in the cabinet.
- There's a row brewing about a new translation of the Mass.
- He managed to end the rows and squabbles in his party and made a rather good impression in the debates.
- Memorial benches meant to be a lasting tribute to three friends killed in a car crash are at the centre of a row between police and the families of those killed.
- York's archives, which detail 800 years of the city's history, have been at the centre of a relocation row.
- A hospital at the centre of a row after failing to diagnose two patients with cancer has received praise from independent inspectors for its cancer care.
3(noise)ruido masculinebulla feminine informalthey were making a hell of a row — estaban armando mucho jaleo informal
- I would describe the sound as a horrible row, but as I'm in the band I would like to think it is hard punk!
- Then, from the other end of house, she said she heard ‘an awful row, shouting and raised voices, a real commotion’.
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