In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(groove)surco masculinerodada feminineto be in a rut
- I changed jobs because I felt I was in a rut — cambié de trabajo porque me di cuenta de que me estaba anquilosando
- it's very easy to get into a rut — es muy fácil estancarse en la rutina / volverse rutinario
- you need to get out of your rut — tienes que salir de esa rutina sofocante
- I perch in the middle of the bench seat in the back, my knees knocking into everyone as the road turns from deep ruts into ravaged riverbed.
- Unseasonal rains have turned the wheel ruts into snaking rivers and the going is hard and heavy.
- He had been standing at the back of the float surrounded by presents when the front wheel dropped into a deep rut and he was thrown to the ground.
- During wet weather it is impossible for pedestrians to use parts of the pavement because of the deep ruts and puddles.
- This is not unlike getting wheels stuck in mud, and spinning them until the rut is deeper.
- With sharp rocks and deep ruts, crews had to strike the right balance between setting fast times and ensuring a reliable finish.
- The wheels of her buggy had struck a deep rut on the shoulder of the road, and the vehicle was leaning at a precarious angle.
- It was winter and the delta was full when they found themselves on the notorious Swamp Road, a 25 km sticky, muddy and unpredictable mess of tracks and axle deep ruts.
- The pavement ended and I wound through potholes and deep ruts wider than three of my tires put together.
- The surface is flat but uneven, closer attention must be paid to ankle-twisting ground below, especially those stretches where tire ruts are deepest.
- The wheels of the heavily laden wagons ground deep ruts into the soil.
- He opines that agricultural vehicles have caused the ruts.
- This resulted in deep ruts and heavy vehicle tyre tracks leaving it looking like a ploughed field.
- His decision was based on complaints from environmental campaigners about 4x4s causing deep ruts and mud on the ancient path.
- Trees have been removed and deep wheel ruts can be seen among the overgrown weeds.
- Walkers have complained that the activity spoiled their peace and say that the bikes have ruined paths by causing deep ruts which will stop spring flowers such as bluebells and daffodils from making their usual appearance.
- My household bought a load of base course for our part of the road, but the ruts are getting progressively deeper.
- I miscalculated the opening right-hand corner and the wheels got stuck in the deep ruts.
- In the afternoon the stages were a lot cleaner and less slippery than they were in the morning, although it was quite rough with several deep ruts.
- Within a few horse length's the track opened, and became wider, and I saw what looked like wheel ruts in the soft reddish soil.
transitive verbrutted, rutting
1(furrow)dejar surcos en
- Trout will continue to feed on salmon fry; moose will battle during rut season; forests will erupt in a volcanic splendor of color late every fall.
- For the duration of the rut, territorial bulls within smelling distance of cows will barely pause long enough to munch a mouthful of grass.
- Guarding males are thought to forage less during the rut than do nonguarding males, possibly leading to greater fitness costs.
- Lust-crazed stags in rut are spotted by intrepid early - birds on the Skye Deck, as seals and otters play in the foamy waters off the Summer Isles.
- Older bulls lose their antlers in December, following the rut, while the younger males may keep theirs as late as February.
- Kidney mass thus increases in males from the stressful rut period in early winter to the summer months.
- Apart from the distinct rutting behavior, one of the most pronounced features seen in many ungulates is the difference in habitat utilization before the rut season.
- The annual rut, or breeding cycle, peaks in deep South Texas during late December, and cold conditions will coincide with the movement.
- The topi rut typically lasts 1.5 months and takes place during the long rains between March and May.
- Males and females live separately, except during the rut, which is in September.
- Male reindeer, known as bulls, shed their antlers after the autumn rut and they are no longer dominant.
- For stags the season was set to coincide with the rut, the time of year when they are most active and impressive and, according to estate owners, represent the finest sporting quarry.
- Her father had often warned her to stay clear of male animals in rut, for they were dangerous.
intransitive verbrutted, rutting
1estar en celo
- This is what a courting / rutting male guinea pig does.
- Conventionally male and female caribou are assumed to congregate on rutting areas, which I believe is usually true for Peary caribou.
- With only a couple of exceptions, rutting activity is finished or nearly so.
- At this time of year it's rutting season for the deer, which means that stags are particularly aggressive and could attack dogs.
- The deer were not rutting but grazing, presumably the sex done with for the year.
- Theories behind the formations have ranged from warnings from extra terrestrials, the result of the Earth's magnetic field, secret military experiments, frantically rutting hedgehogs, or two men with a plank of wood and a rope.
- But when the heart gets involved, all our painfully acquired metaphysical insights go right out the window, and we're reduced to battling it out like rutting chimpanzees.
- The sparring between bulls during rutting season can be extremely violent.
- They are abundant in this area, and in the autumn the sound of the stags rutting reverberates.
- But in the Scottish highlands, surrounded by rutting males, the cold truth was horribly different
- Figure 3 shows mass change for bighorn rams 1 year and older in relation to the proportion of time spent in rutting activities during the rut from 2000-2002.
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