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
- safe pair of hands — persona en la que se puede confiar
- Barrett installed his family on Moturoa Island, safe from any danger.
- She wonders whether her investments and retirement accounts are safe from broad fluctuations in stock prices.
- Few well-known executives who achieved celebrity during the boom years of the Nineties are now safe from shareholder retribution.
- All of these things should be reasonably safe from risk of pregnancy, but still enjoyable.
- At least here, they are safe from the dangers of everyday life in the worst of areas.
- Manage the balance between the need to offer risk and the need to keep children safe from harm.
- People still want to feed themselves and their family and be safe from harm.
- At least the video game conferences will be safe from French cameramen.
- While most of us are now safe from fire, so many others are now in harm's way.
- 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?
- No one bill can guarantee that we'll be safe from a terrorist attack.
- 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.
- 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.
- I hope and pray that the friends and family who mean so much to Sherry have survived and are safe from harm.
- This has placed property previously safe from the danger of flood at risk.
- 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.
- Everyone is a target, everyone is vulnerable and exposed, and no one is safe from, well… anything.
- Within the hardened shell of the isolated self, one is safe from the pain of love.
- It amounts to blackmail, but it was the only way to keep us safe from harm.
- 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.
- If they calmed Tim Wheeler's ego down then they would be safe from harm.
1.2(unharmed)they were found safe and well /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 — ningún pasajero resultó herido
- Fortunately the missing person turned up, safe and sound, and the boat returned to its station.
- 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.
- 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.
- Deployed soldiers can rest assured, knowing their families are safe and sound back home.
- Sympathetic classmates made the call for her and learned that her mother was safe and sound.
- Civilian employers are concerned about your welfare and want you to return home safe and sound.
- There is still time to hand in photographs all of which will be returned safely to their owners safe and sound.
- Win or lose, we want our girl next door back safe and sound.
- All breathed a sigh of relief to see their comrades safe and sound.
- We took the two dogs and the cat all back and they're now safe and sound.
- Returning to base, the three fighter pilots were happy to hear that all of the downed pilots were safe and uninjured.
- Little tykes will soon lose interest, leaving everything safe and sound.
- 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.
- My original wingman waited for me at the bottom of the ladder, relieved to see me safe and sound.
- We arrived safe and sound on Thursday evening and went direct to Chester Fried Chicken for dinner.
1.3(offering protection)(haven/refuge) segurokeep the medicine in a safe place — guarde la medicina en (un) lugar seguro
- I gather Piper's main requirement is a safe place to park her Porsche.
- So the point is, there is no such thing as a safe lead in this game.
- We live with a legacy of polluted air, land, and water that need restoring to their clean, safe state.
- This might dismay investors, as it might lead to losses even from what seemed to be safe investments.
- 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.
- This sandy beach is safe from the danger of killer whales, who will actually launch themselves at the pebbly shore to snatch their victims.
- We expect clean air to breathe, pure food to eat and safe water to drink.
- Fact: the vast majority of Scotland's coastal waters are clean and safe for bathing.
- The victims had been butchered with machetes after apparently being led into the safe refuge of a Catholic Church.
- 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.
- Because of this we decide that the water was safe enough to clean up in and drink.
- The big park is a safe place for children to wander and play around.
- Mr Thos Lavery of the Garda Water Unit pointed out the importance of safe boating and water activities and how risks can be reduced.
- Fog has caused many losses around the islands as vessels tried to reach a safe anchorage.
- The passes are usually safe and short, leading to completions and increased confidence.
- If you have a boat, moor it securely or move it to a designated safe place.
- A civil order status, on the other hand, would imply that the area was safe, with security affairs controlled by the police.
- For Edinburgh residents, a safe place to park the car became the main topic of conversation.
- 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.
- 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.
- You see, Margo, most people want a job, house mortgage rates they can afford, a safe environment for their children.
- Neighbourhoods were safe places where children could roam and have wide networks.
- I find my grandkid waiting for me in the library, a safe place to hang out, where the librarians know him, and me.
- 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.
- His partner then knows if it is safe to lead trumps or not.
- She can leave, and fly down to a safe opening at the base of this cliff.
- They say they chose the location for its outstanding beauty and the fact that it affords a safe place for their children to play.
- The original plan was to evacuate all the residents of New Orleans to safe places outside the city.
- 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.
- A class of boys is being led through a lesson about what water is safe to drink.
- As if people had to constantly reassure themselves that the world was still stable, secure and a safe place to live in.
- What we have to remember is schools are extremely safe places.
- It didn't strike me as more American or more pressing than securing my friend a safe place to pray.
- We talked about the rumble only when a safe distance away from family members, especially younger siblings.
- 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.
- There's no place like home for Jays hitters, who believe no opponent's lead is safe, no matter how large.
- 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.
- I have £50,000 and am looking for a safe investment with a high income.
- Systems led by nurses are safe and effective in out of hours settings.
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
- buy six bottles to be on the safe side — compra seis botellas para que no vaya a faltar / para mayor seguridad
- we'd better leave at four o'clock to be on the safe side — mejor salgamos a las cuatro por si acaso / por las dudas
- better (to be) safe than sorry — más vale prevenir que curar
1(for valuables)caja fuerte femininecaja de caudales femininebefore noun safe cracker / breaker — desvalijadora de cajas fuertes feminine
2USinformal(condom)globo masculine informalparacaídas masculine informalcondón masculineforro masculine River Plate informal
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