In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(jagged, rough)(mountains/coast/rocks) escarpado(terrain) accidentado(terrain) escabroso
- They took part in a nine-day trek, covering 50 miles of rugged terrain and taking in some breathtaking scenery.
- He was a craggy, bearded bear of a man in a black Stetson, who seemed to embody the rugged individualism of the pioneer.
- This, he felt, helped foster the importance placed on rugged individualism and independence that still imbues many discussions of southern values.
- In the novel, Henry's rugged individualism and disdain for society are stylizations of his father's misanthropy.
- They undertook the three-day and four-night challenge last week, amongst the rugged terrain of the Isle of Wight.
- Americans, by contrast, tend to view themselves as rugged individualists.
- And, as every new parent finds out, the first few days can be pretty rugged.
- By the end of the first day we had crossed the great Salar and had reached the more rugged terrain beyond.
- The triathlon course is of Olympic distance and is spread over a challenging, picturesque and rugged terrain.
- Secondary roads can be rugged and can tear up vehicles.
- As well as isolation, problems included often rugged terrain, the prohibitive cost of transport, cattle ticks and poison plants.
- Alaskans see themselves as rugged individualists living in the last frontier.
- He said the plane had crashed on a steep rocky outcrop, and dense bush and rugged terrain was hampering efforts by police and crash investigators to reach the site.
- This trip has it all - breathtaking views on many different summits, cave adventures, and rocky and rugged terrain.
- ‘We can conduct training in a safe location close to the shore inside the bay, or we can tackle more rugged waters outside the bay,’ he said.
- If you've been to Afghanistan or Pakistan, you will see that the terrain is tremendously rugged.
- Firefighters there said visibility was less than 100 metres, hampering efforts to locate fires in the region's heavily forested and rugged terrain.
- Sure you can go for a rugged hike, but strenuous activity isn't required for getting the benefits of exercise.
- Due to Canada's rugged terrain and a severe climate a good part of the remainder of the country is inhabited by only a few small communities, scattered across the vast landscape.
- Young clerks and farmers believed the romantic dream of the self-made man and refashioned themselves as rugged individualists armed and equipped for a fresh start in the frontier west.
- Given the rugged terrain, walking is the best, and often the only, way to reach isolated settlements and experience the real soul of this little-explored land.
- Even that ultimate symbol of rugged individualism, the cowboy, is an endangered species.
- And behind the sparkle lies the rugged determination that has made her what she is today.
- Rescuers had to struggle on foot through more than a mile of rugged terrain before helping the passengers.
- The months roll by, hardening Lian's rugged, and already fiercely independent spirit.
- He is a rugged individualist, who loves his kin but hates even more passionately.
- He explored its rugged terrain and observed all aspects of island life, sketching and painting local people at their daily toil.
- And although the rugby was not classic it was rugged and determined in an entertaining end to end game.
- Moreover, experienced contractors working in rugged terrain will carefully choose the worst ground for the day shift, reserving the better-going for night.
- Western images serve as shorthand images of patriotism, democracy, rugged individualism, and a host of other virtues.
- We like to think of ourselves as a nation of rugged individualists.
- North and west of the chalkland is the hill and vale country that separates the lowlands of southern England from the more rugged terrain of the west.
- Late that day one of the search crews spotted Doug's body in such rugged terrain they were unable to get to it before dark.
- They offer a self-guided Round The Island Walk, which traverses rugged terrain taking in volcanic landscapes, mountains and even a rare cloud forest.
- The rugged terrain and long distances (up to six hours in the saddle each day) make this trip best for those with riding experience.
- Most of the early settlers were young men who were adventurous, rugged, and ambitious.
- No other group so fully embodies the American spirit of bravery and rugged individualism.
- They are conducting around-the-clock operations in this very rugged terrain.
- They developed as rugged individualists who were honest and shrewd, knew no grades of society and had dignity.
- You can picture the rugged terrain of rocky beaches and stony slopes with ancient smouldering volcanoes standing guard over antique vines.
2(tough)(construction/engine) fuerte(engine/construction) resistente(willpower/determination) inquebrantable(existence/conditions) duro
- It had to be rugged, since the handhelds all needed to withstand heavy daily use and the occasional tumble to a concrete floor.
- In fact, this is a pretty rugged piece of machinery to withstand this 200-mile an hour impact out there in Utah.
- Only few materials that can compare the pure comfort and rugged wearability of this material, so it's no wonder that sheep skin is such a popular choice in slipper design.
- The husky sport-utility vehicle looks rugged enough to go just about anywhere.
- These days, many buyers who need passenger space have opted for the more rugged sport-utility vehicles over the tame minivans.
- Unusually rugged, these batteries will last for 18 hours or 38 miles.
- The B-Series provides a rugged vehicle that can carry five adults as well as a wide variety of cargo.
- It is a privately held company, specializing in rugged battlefield imaging systems.
- It needs to be rugged enough to withstand travel and fashionable enough to be able to bring into a business meeting.
- There are details of how they used rugged materials such as glass, concrete and steel alongside velvet, suede and leather.
- At this time, the company is only targeting businesses with its rugged handheld product, but consumers may well have their chance if the idea takes off.
- These fences are fairly rugged and can withstand a variety of weather conditions, but they require periodic maintenance.
- He wears a sort of rugged, brown, leather motorcycle jacket and motorcycle boots.
- Interspersed with glamour shots of the vehicle, the host emphasizes the rugged effectiveness of the automobile with its absolute comfort and luxury.
- Uninitiated onlookers could be forgiven for thinking that maybe the wearer had crawled or climbed over a barbed wire fence that took its toll upon the rugged garment.
- There's a little wrinkle in the sport utility vehicle's image as a rugged ride.
- A country with bad roads does not require ceramic engines; it needs vehicles with rugged axles and shocks.
- In the stiffly rugged heaviness of the shoes there is the accumulated tenacity of the slow trudge through the far-spreading and ever-uniform furrows of the field swept by a raw wind.
- They are the best, most rugged, and highest performing lights made.
- This rugged, secluded house was designed to withstand the elements with style but little maintenance.
3(strong-featured)(face) de facciones duras
- Now that she could see his face, she discovered he was vaguely handsome, in a rugged, battered kind of way.
- Directors often talk about rough and rugged Kiwi and Aussie actors.
- His rugged features were creased with concern.
- Successive tight close-ups of the star's rugged features reveal expressions that are less tensely pensive than muddled and confused.
- His clothes were trendy, and his rugged features were really incredibly attractive.
- She is declared the winner, but the rugged man next to her was a close second.
- We reached the monastery by mid-morning, and the same rugged fellow who had been good enough to carry my little pack knocked heavily on the door.
- Michael poured some coffee as Marietta came in with the youngest children, he looked over at them and she immediately noticed the fatigue lines on his rugged face.
- Aside from his big baritone and wide range of singing styles, he's a rugged guy who loves the great outdoors.
- He had tough, rugged features and didn't get too fat until he was in his 60s.
- He had brown straight hair and rugged features.
- She searched his rugged features for any clue that he might be patronizing her, but all she saw was genuine interest.
- His face was intelligent, handsome, rugged and determined without a trace of evil in it; it commanded respect, trust and even love.
- He shook his head and a look of sorrow twisted his rugged features.
- The only difference was that Tristan's looks were more rugged, and rougher around the edges, something, apparently, that drove the girls crazy.
- He was rugged, but his muscles didn't get out of control and he stood six-feet-four-inches from the ground and dwarfed most men that he came across.
- George's face is described for the reader in elegant detail: it is rugged and hard, but in the shadows, tender.
- He's a rugged man and will show people with his powerful biceps.
- He wasn't conventionally rugged, or square shouldered, or full of muscles.
- As a young man he set out to be one of the rugged men of action whose courage and daring his novels celebrate.
4(unrefined)(manners/style) tosco(style/manners) basto
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