In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(large bag)saco masculinecostal masculine
- Each one, after scrutiny, found something of value to add to his sack: paper, plastic bags, bits of cardboard.
- We had our bikes, our waterproofs and our special thick plastic newspaper sacks to keep the newsprint nice and dry.
- In one storeroom, one-tonne sacks of rice were stored on an uneven surface and the property was filled with dangerous electrical wiring.
- Then I start clearing out closets, bookshelves, drawers, putting things in plastic sacks to take to the charity shop.
- All potatoes prefer the dark; therefore, storage in a cool place, in a burlap sack or paper bag, is best.
- They will have to put their rubbish in plastic sacks for the next six to eight weeks while the Council waits for supplies because of the high demand from local authorities across Britain.
- Children as young as five keep a fiercely protective grip on their younger siblings while loading one, sometimes two, plastic sacks onto their backs.
- They have no timber, only tents made from women's skirts and scarves, sacks, plastic bags and prayer mats.
- In the past they rarely consigned their refuse to plastic bags, leaving it out in an odd assortment of paper sacks and cardboard boxes.
- Women folded their worn-out linens and few spare clothes, packing them into cloth sacks to be carried.
- Mr Brown said clear instructions had been issued with each black recycling box saying what it was to be used for and what should be put into the paper sacks delivered with the box.
- I went tobogganing with my sister and her friend, using those big industrial plastic sacks as sledges.
- The changes will mean residents placing their rubbish in a suitable container or into strong plastic sacks.
- Garden rubbish is also collected in hessian sacks for a small charge.
- Between them they had done the same with Carl's gear which had been bagged up in black plastic refuse sacks.
- Large, sealable plastic containers are good for storing sacks of fertilizer or lawn herbicide.
- Here he was, improvising a remedy with fencing wire, here he was bent double under bulging hessian sacks.
- His current wardrobe is contained in a large paper sack and a duffel bag, both of which lie on the floor in his hotel room.
- I'd ordered 100 recycled black plastic rubbish sacks, and we'd just used the last one.
- There are no uniforms and the children do not carry huge sacks full of books on their backs.
1.2US (paper bag)bolsa (de papel) feminine
2informal(dismissal)to give sb the sack — echar a algn (del trabajo)
- they all got the sack — los echaron a todos
- That doesn't mean you sit around for two years staring at each other's watches waiting for the chance to hop in the sack.
- Is there something wrong with me, if I don't want to hop in the sack?
- He finally got the sack from Dublin Bus when he made one detour too many and was arrested in a Garda surveillance operation on the home of his supplier.
- But for all his success in the sack, he insists that what he's really looking for is a woman he can take home for keeps.
- While I - a sixteen-year-old girl - got to watch my dad die, my mother was jumping in the sack with someone else?
- Mary Deanne Shears, terrorizing managing editrix of the Star, is widely considered toast now that publisher Lurch Honderich has got the sack.
- The beauty of talking dirty in the sack is that you communicate it's not only your body which is aroused but your senses and mind as well.
- A Canadian who got the sack for showing up to work drunk and toting a sawed-off shotgun wants his job back.
- I got the sack from Woolworth's for fighting with the under-manager in the stock room, and then went back to the youth employment officer.
- Naturally, Miranda rebelled and eventually got the sack for not getting behind the leader.
- ‘I started off cleaning toilets when I was 17 and I got the sack from that,’ he explains.
- Even men who couldn't care less about physical appearance all worry about their performance in the sack.
- The sheer volume of players who have left since Molyneaux got the sack has made Patterson's first month in the hot seat a difficult one.
- He came on to me, and before I knew what was happening, we were in the sack.
- by the end of which Courtnay had been given the sack from the confectioner's and Doreen had severed their engagement.
- I was doing him a favor, really, if you think about it - him and any girl unfortunate enough to end up in the sack with him in the future.
- The bartender had a nice rack and gave me the distinct impression that she might have some awesome skills in the sack.
- The majority of workers have now received the early retirement package and wage arrears with the exception of eight who were, instead, given the sack.
- I got a promotion at work, which was all I'd ever wanted, but since I could never stay later than 5.30, I got the sack.
- When the commander of the military base at which he's toiling got wind of this, the elder Banner got the sack.
- Virgil wasn't too rowdy in the sack, but he had potential.
- In the end it was a relief when I got the sack, because I was banging my head against a brick wall every day.
- They just let things happen and then get a PR man to announce somebody's got the sack.
- Email and Net abuse at work have become the number one reason why UK employees face the sack, according to a survey out today.
- Rowena Henson was soon given the sack over another matter.
- Forgive me, but a romp in the sack does not equal love.
- They pick you based on looks and how quickly you'll hop in the sack with them.
- He got the sack for trying to teach what wasn't on the syllabus and for wearing strange diving equipment instead of being a PADI role model.
- Managers either got good jobs from Blackburn or they got the sack, there was no in between.
- It wasn't like she was trying to get us all in the sack.
- She's gorgeous and great in the sack, but mostly I fantasize about the girl in the next cube, my neighbor, even my ex from high school.
- You're just trying to get soft-hearted Romeo here in the sack.
- Not very bright, not very pretty, and probably not very good in the sack, but she had undeniable charisma.
- As a young man, he got the sack from De La Rue, the banknote manufacturer, after complaining that he didn't have enough to do.
- He got the sack for some accusations about what he might have done at the Waipareira Trust.
- Sure, he was hot in the sack when the two of you were together, but is it possible that the sex was spectacular then because you were emotionally invested?
- Tenants, trade unionists and MPs took part in a lobby of Tower Hamlets council, east London this week in support of a council press officer who faces the sack.
- As for your particular situation, what kind of idiot lowlife would tell another man that his wife was great in the sack?
- Oh, and I bet you I am SO much better in the sack than her.
- I will be perfectly honest with you: He's gorgeous and great in the sack.
3informal(bed)the sack — la piltra Spain informal
(in baseball)almohadilla femininebase feminine
- It's been three years since Jason Taylor last dropped a zero: zero sacks, zero solo tackles and zero assists.
- Should I be guarding closer to the third sack and the foul line?
- Last year, it gave up 43 sacks, subjecting quarterbacks Patrick Ramsey and Tim Hasselbeck to a horrid battering.
- Instead, it was the Bucs that took control, led by Rice, who had five tackles and two sacks in the first half.
- The defensive line is a strength, but the team would like more quarterback sacks from the left side.
- Safety Eric Brown and linebacker Shantee Orr converged on the Jaguar quarterback for a sack to force fourth down in the first quarter.
- He had a solid season with the Jets, recording a career-best six sacks and 58 tackles.
- He has great burst and quickness, and he punishes quarterbacks with his sacks.
- In 1982, the NFL finally cried uncle and recognized the quarterback sack as an individual statistic.
- Hall, who had four quarterback sacks in the first preseason game, will play several roles.
- If they finish the year first in pilfered sacks, it would be the first time since 1938 that the Bronx Bombers led in this category.
- With three sacks and 10 tackles for loss, Doss can disrupt the opponent's backfield.
- Michael Bankston, who led the team in sacks and the line in tackles, will rotate with Booker and be the top sub at all four line positions.
- He started out as a pitcher as many ballplayers do but quickly was moved over to the first sack.
- Jamie Sharper led a solid defensive effort with seven tackles, a sack, and a forced fumble.
- The Colts' offensive line has surrendered 14 sacks in the preseason.
- Posey was a menace all night, recording two sacks and three quarterback hurries.
- Say, for instance, the underhand toss the hurler sent toward the behind (aka catcher) went to the spot you'd indicated and you walloped a shot to the second sack man.
- Joseph has racked up 16 sacks and 34 quarterback hurries since moving to tackle.
- Last year, Babin recorded 15 sacks and 33 tackles behind the line of scrimmage.
- In 2002, when the defense was the strength of the team, the line made 9.5 sacks.
- Last season, he led all NFL defensive linemen with 86 tackles and had 10 sacks.
- White, a seventh round pick, finished with 5 tackles, 4 sacks and two forced fumbles.
- Even though Orr wasn't officially credited with a sack or a tackle, he gets one in my book.
1(dismiss)(person/employee) echar (del trabajo)(person/employee) botar (del trabajo) Latin America informal
- Two employees have been sacked and 120 others face dismissal for joining earlier protests.
- Last week six Cable and Wireless employees were sacked and two more resigned - all because they sent smutty e-mails at work.
- But just months later his employers sacked him after he took time off sick due to anxiety and stress.
- Last June, DBC's plant closed down, work halted on the second phase of the development and all the employees were sacked.
- What can now be said is that the youth workers' employer has sacked the woman involved after an investigation into her conduct.
- I am writing to express my great disappointment to learn that one of your employees has been sacked.
- To deny a person employment or to sack them on such grounds is an abuse of natural justice and due process because they have already received the legally appropriate penalty.
- The Tories would scrap rules preventing employers sacking striking workers during the first eight weeks of action, he said.
- Three Dell employees have been sacked by the company in the past seven months for taking drugs at work.
- Now an employment tribunal has awarded her an undisclosed four-figure compensation payment and ruled that her employers acted illegally in sacking her.
- A business acquaintance tried to sack two employees recently: the first for incompetence, the second for tardiness.
- If he had done this while still in his job his employers would have sacked him.
- How many hospitals and schools are we prepared to see go to the wall, sacking employees, getting into debt, slashing pay to save jobs?
- The Prime Minister has come out in support of Dr Hollingworth's decision not to sack someone from their employment despite enormous impropriety.
- His wife leaves him, and his employers sack him.
- The catering group warned it would not reinstate sacked employees, but would look at ‘other alternatives’.
- But his employers sacked him, saying he was guilty of gross misconduct.
- Geetha, another sacked female employee, also attempted suicide after she was dismissed.
- Under the proposed new legislation it would be easier for employers to lay off and sack certain categories of workers.
- The men have been locked in a wrangle with their employers since they were sacked in 2000 amid allegations of bullying and harassment.
- Another Egyptian army sacked a nearby town and killed all its inhabitants, but then likewise withdrew.
- At one point in the chaotic revolution, a mob loyal to the deposed Prince Sihanouk sacked the governor's mansion in Kompong Cham.
- Savi's house and shop were sacked as the crowd moved toward the commercial capital away from the site of detention.
- Especially the bit where Achilles has sacked the temple of Apollo and goes out onto the hilltop to raise his sword to the cheers of the army on the beach below.
- Devastating or plundering land without sacking a city was a regular tactic at the time and one that, as long as people had a secure place of retreat, was not particularly fearsome.
- In 1204, the Fourth Crusade sacked the city, and destroyed many of the texts.
- In the legend of that tale, the Mongols sacked the metropolis, put its people to the sword, and dumped the books of its libraries in the Tigris.
- Wang's mausoleum was sacked soon after his kingdom was toppled.
- Actually, sacking an eminent laboratory was hardly a recommended extracurricular activity for one as reserved and cultured as Noriko.
- The crowd surged through and headed for the various buildings, smashing doors and windows and systematically sacking the offices.
- A warlord and his army has sacked several villages in a near-by valley.
- Commanding 36 ships and 2000 fellow buccaneers, Morgan sacked the town and left his men to the burning and looting.
- In 1204 the Crusaders and Venetians attacked Constantinople and sacked the city.
- The culture of Mercia is almost wholly lost to us: it had no Bede to record its achievements, and its greatest monasteries were sacked by the Vikings.
- Then, an army of warriors and men dressed in black cowls came from the direction of Plunder castle and sacked the town.
- Yes, Alexander invaded the old Persian empire, killed armies who opposed him and sacked towns that refused to surrender.
- Epsilon's contingent was no more than an advance scouting party, but it was very nearly large enough to sack a small town.
- Only at the colony of Camulodunum, the first town sacked by Boudica, does the entire settlement appear to have been burnt to the ground.
- They hid out in empty houses as Rabbani's Tajiks entered and sacked the city.
- Hereford was, by contrast, vulnerable to the Welsh, who sacked the cathedral in 1055 and killed the bishop, Leofgar.
1(pillage)the sack of Rome — el saqueo de Roma
- the town was put to the sack — saquearon la ciudad
- Strabo does not, however, explicitly refer to the sack of the city of Old Pleuron.
- The example of Alaric, to whom the sack of Rome had brought little lasting success, may have served as a warning.
- But I imagine the news that the Roman Colosseum appears to have been constructed from loot from the sack of the Jewish temple in Jerusalem might be worth an extra chapter or two?
- The statue must have been damaged during the sack of the city by the Franks in 355 AD.
- So the Fourth Crusade began with the sack and destruction of a Roman Catholic town in 1202!
- Magnificent mosques were toppled; palace after palace was looted in the orgy of destruction that was the sack of Baghdad.
- The armor is engraved with scenes of Roman days to come: Romulus and Remus, the founding of the republic, the sack of the city by Gauls.
- Angkor Thom, the capital city built after the Cham sack of 1177, is surrounded by a 300-foot wide moat.
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