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(secure from danger)segurothe money will be safe here — el dinero estará seguro aquí
- his reputation is safe — su reputación está a salvo
- you are not safe here — corres peligro aquí
- keep these documents safe — guarda estos documentos en un lugar seguro
- your secret is safe with me — puedes confiar en que guardaré tu secreto
- to be safe from sb/sth
- at least we're safe from the threat of dismissal — por lo menos no corremos peligro de que nos despidan
- we'll be safe from prying eyes/from him here — aquí estaremos a salvo de curiosos/de él
- she's safe from any immediate danger — está fuera de peligro inmediato
- no one is safe from her sharp tongue — nadie está a salvo / nadie se salva de su lengua mordaz
- It amounts to blackmail, but it was the only way to keep us safe from harm.
- This has placed property previously safe from the danger of flood at risk.
- Within the hardened shell of the isolated self, one is safe from the pain of love.
- At least here, they are safe from the dangers of everyday life in the worst of areas.
- While most of us are now safe from fire, so many others are now in harm's way.
- She wonders whether her investments and retirement accounts are safe from broad fluctuations in stock prices.
- The world had changed; resolve was dented because now for the first time, the Americans knew that they were not safe from those who wished them harm.
- So how do we know that our food supply and our medication is not being tampered with, and that we are safe from terrorist activity?
- Now safe from harm, he and his parents continued their journey and when they arrived in Timnah the lovers looked at each other and were pleased.
- The classes provide a great opportunity to learn the most effective ways to protect you and to stay safe from potential attackers.
- Perhaps it was a subtle way of keeping travelling women safe from that eternal danger, The Attentions of Foreign Men.
- People still want to feed themselves and their family and be safe from harm.
- Everyone is a target, everyone is vulnerable and exposed, and no one is safe from, well… anything.
- Manage the balance between the need to offer risk and the need to keep children safe from harm.
- If they calmed Tim Wheeler's ego down then they would be safe from harm.
- Few well-known executives who achieved celebrity during the boom years of the Nineties are now safe from shareholder retribution.
- No one bill can guarantee that we'll be safe from a terrorist attack.
- He was staying there with her, and no one was going to move him until he saw with his own eyes that she was safe from harm.
- All of these things should be reasonably safe from risk of pregnancy, but still enjoyable.
- Barrett installed his family on Moturoa Island, safe from any danger.
- I hope and pray that the friends and family who mean so much to Sherry have survived and are safe from harm.
- At least the video game conferences will be safe from French cameramen.
1.2(unharmed)they were found safe and well or safe and sound — los encontraron sanos y salvos
- thank God you're safe — gracias a Dios no te ha pasado nada
- all the passengers are safe — todos los pasajeros resultaron ilesos
- Win or lose, we want our girl next door back safe and sound.
- Deployed soldiers can rest assured, knowing their families are safe and sound back home.
- Civilian employers are concerned about your welfare and want you to return home safe and sound.
- I'm not sure if I could say the day ended well but at least I was still me; safe and sound in my bed.
- We took the two dogs and the cat all back and they're now safe and sound.
- Sympathetic classmates made the call for her and learned that her mother was safe and sound.
- Returning to base, the three fighter pilots were happy to hear that all of the downed pilots were safe and uninjured.
- There is still time to hand in photographs all of which will be returned safely to their owners safe and sound.
- A little chanting, a little stretching and a little meditation later, I was home safe and sound before the thunderstorms came.
- I might try posting sketches of him up on some nearby trees with a reward offered for his safe return.
- He had jumped on a plane for New York the moment he got the opportunity, and now he was safe and sound in Baltimore.
- This is one of those films that make you want to hug someone, if only to reassure yourself that you are safe and sound.
- We arrived safe and sound on Thursday evening and went direct to Chester Fried Chicken for dinner.
- Little tykes will soon lose interest, leaving everything safe and sound.
- My original wingman waited for me at the bottom of the ladder, relieved to see me safe and sound.
- Fortunately the missing person turned up, safe and sound, and the boat returned to its station.
- All breathed a sigh of relief to see their comrades safe and sound.
1.3(offering protection)(haven/refuge) segurokeep the medicine in a safe place — guarde la medicina en (un) lugar seguro
- Systems led by nurses are safe and effective in out of hours settings.
- This might dismay investors, as it might lead to losses even from what seemed to be safe investments.
- I gather Piper's main requirement is a safe place to park her Porsche.
- You see, Margo, most people want a job, house mortgage rates they can afford, a safe environment for their children.
- There's no place like home for Jays hitters, who believe no opponent's lead is safe, no matter how large.
- What we have to remember is schools are extremely safe places.
- In addition, she said there was a need to dispel some of the myths around cocaine such as the notion that it is relatively safe and relatively clean.
- Cuz let's face it, whether he's a bad guy or not, he sure as hell looks like one, and it's only sensible that we check out all the leads just to be safe.
- The victims had been butchered with machetes after apparently being led into the safe refuge of a Catholic Church.
- We expect clean air to breathe, pure food to eat and safe water to drink.
- I find my grandkid waiting for me in the library, a safe place to hang out, where the librarians know him, and me.
- We talked about the rumble only when a safe distance away from family members, especially younger siblings.
- Neighbourhoods were safe places where children could roam and have wide networks.
- The passes are usually safe and short, leading to completions and increased confidence.
- This sandy beach is safe from the danger of killer whales, who will actually launch themselves at the pebbly shore to snatch their victims.
- With two out of every three deaths in Iraq caused by diarrhoea and respiratory infections, a safe supply of clean water is crucial to child survival.
- Because of this we decide that the water was safe enough to clean up in and drink.
- On the night of May 26, a bus driver who failed to keep a safe distance with the sedan in front, caused the injury of eight passengers.
- But a majority still consider the centre is not a safe place to live and business people think the town centre is not a safe place to work.
- She can leave, and fly down to a safe opening at the base of this cliff.
- As if people had to constantly reassure themselves that the world was still stable, secure and a safe place to live in.
- I have £50,000 and am looking for a safe investment with a high income.
- Make sure that you park in a safe place off the road and that, as you approach the scene, you will not be hit by another vehicle and that the wreckage itself will not be hit.
- We live with a legacy of polluted air, land, and water that need restoring to their clean, safe state.
- His partner then knows if it is safe to lead trumps or not.
- Mr Thos Lavery of the Garda Water Unit pointed out the importance of safe boating and water activities and how risks can be reduced.
- So the point is, there is no such thing as a safe lead in this game.
- They say the road, which has been the scene of a series of accidents in recent years, needs to be made safe to prevent further injuries.
- The original plan was to evacuate all the residents of New Orleans to safe places outside the city.
- A class of boys is being led through a lesson about what water is safe to drink.
- And just 16 per cent felt the countryside was a safe place to walk alone.
- They appeared near the stairway and kept a safe distance away.
- If you have a boat, moor it securely or move it to a designated safe place.
- For Edinburgh residents, a safe place to park the car became the main topic of conversation.
- A civil order status, on the other hand, would imply that the area was safe, with security affairs controlled by the police.
- The big park is a safe place for children to wander and play around.
- It didn't strike me as more American or more pressing than securing my friend a safe place to pray.
- Fact: the vast majority of Scotland's coastal waters are clean and safe for bathing.
- They say they chose the location for its outstanding beauty and the fact that it affords a safe place for their children to play.
- Fog has caused many losses around the islands as vessels tried to reach a safe anchorage.
2(not dangerous)segurothat ladder isn't very safe — esa escalera no es muy segura
- is the water safe to drink? — ¿se puede beber el agua sin peligro?
- do you think it's safe to go out now? — ¿crees que ya no hay peligro y se puede salir?
- have a safe journey — (que tengas) buen viaje
3(not risky)(investment) seguro(investment) sin riesgo(contraceptive/method) seguro(contraceptive/method) fiablehe's a very safe driver — conduce con prudencia
- it's a pretty safe bet that he will win — (de) seguro que gana él
- it's safe to say that … — se puede decir sin temor a equivocarse que …
- they opted for the safe choice — fueron a lo seguro
- a safe seat — una circunscripción donde la victoria está prácticamente asegurada
1(for valuables)caja fuerte femininecaja de caudales femininebefore noun safe cracker / (British) breaker — desvalijador de cajas fuertes masculine
- But not so lucky were files, plans and tapes stored in a fireproof cabinet and safe in Manhattan.
- You will feel more secure knowing your jewelry is safe at home than locked in a hotel safe.
- Jim reached into the safe and pulled out the small black-velvet bag that was the only thing inside.
- Until then the £1, 000 necklace will be locked away in a safe in the Church Street shop.
- Put all your valuables into the safe which most hotel rooms are equipped with.
- Another successful selling point Abrams uses is the discounts many insurance companies give to customers who purchase fireproof safes for their valuables.
- At the very least, backup tapes need to be put in a fireproof safe on the premises every day.
- Fingerprints also are being used with a number of other devices including time clocks, cell phones, door locks and safes.
- Eventually he learns to trust Andy enough to let him describe the photo he has kept locked in a safe for more than 30 years.
- Except for a few hundred in bills, everything was locked in the impenetrable safe.
- Today, she has thousands of artifacts, which she keeps locked in two gun safes in her garage.
- Available in green or black, the safes have several lock options.
- During their two-hour ordeal the boys were locked in a disused safe.
- My biggest concern as I arrived at the locker was remembering the combination to a small safe for valuables.
- Until they can access their computer and written records, which are locked in a safe in the damaged building, they have no idea who they are marrying when.
- The Club is optimistic that a large proportion of the records have survived as they were stored in fire proof safes.
- Personakey's Touch Open locking storage cases and safes are nothing short of amazing.
- After yesterday's post on safes and storage, we heard a snippet on Radio 4's You and Yours about the history of valuables storage.
- That old anvil putter is locked away in a safe in his son's garage.
- Such documents were prominently marked, and at the end of every work day, all classified materials were locked in safes.
2US informal(condom)globo masculine informalparacaídas masculine informalcondón masculineforro masculine River Plate informal
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