In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of dial, switch)posición feminineleave the heater on its lowest setting — deja el calentador en el mínimo
- Manager John Linehan has now altered the settings of the device, so it will freeze wheels passing at a height of 3ft above ground.
- The calculations are double-checked, and all machine settings are verified.
- His doctors, who believe they can lower that rate by tinkering with the device's settings, are less guarded.
- Then she readjusted the temperature settings a bit, so that she wouldn't hurt herself again.
- The pot stirrer can be adjusted to fit any shape or size of pan, has a number of different speed settings and also has a programmable timer.
- This can be set at just above freezing or slightly higher if you wish, and will only be activated when the temperature drops below its setting.
- She was busily adjusting the settings of the missiles so they were lucky that she didn't even bother to listen to them as they spoke.
- Luxury climate control, which gives separate temperature settings for the front seat occupants, is a £410 upgrade.
- Plus, with the varying speeds and incline settings, anyone can use it, and it never becomes obsolete.
- There are four speed settings: full, cruising, slow and stop.
- In addition, there are other bits of information provided here, including the speed settings of the cruise control.
- I then set that oven at the required time and temperature settings to bake my newest muffins as I'd now chosen to bake them here.
- Use actual fabric swatches and set the machine with the recommended settings, thread and needles.
- He stated that the cart had speed control settings that permitted Nelson to operate the cart at a pace too fast for the path terrain.
- The faulty temperature settings over the winter seem to be a direct result of that.
- However, this week, in a hurry I didn't change the settings on the washing machine and ironing became a necessity.
- The system then chooses the optimum settings for ride height, engine torque, gear selection and so on.
- Each of the AquaGate's Fan Speed settings also shows a direct result on its cooling ability.
- Microprocessors control other variables and settings, such as temperature.
- I began adjusting the settings again and then took a step away.
2.1(of novel, movie)escenario masculinepost-war Berlin provides the setting for her latest play — su última obra está ambientada en / tiene como escenario el Berlín de la posguerra
- This is the setting for the new film Starsky and Hutch, which, contrary to popular belief, is not a remake.
- The historical setting of the novel is so lovingly detailed that the atmosphere of the Roaring Twenties really comes to life.
- The Scottish setting of his best novels helped to found the ‘Kailyard school’ of fiction.
- The setting of the film is a remote Cree community in Northern Alberta.
- Micheaux uses the novel's two primary settings, South Dakota and Chicago, to symbolize these two states of being.
- His books are based in contemporary settings but he's able to suffuse them with the big questions that haunt us.
- Oran, the setting of the novel, is a French port on the Algerian coast, a small city that is about as ordinary as a city can be.
- The central setting for the three novels is Blue Brook Plantation, and each novel's central characters are black.
- London's organised-crime underworld, in all its diversity and brutality, is the setting for this edgy contemporary thriller.
- Africa is also the setting for a new novel by thriller writer John le Carré.
- Sewers may not seem the ideal setting for a racy novel.
- New York has probably been the setting for more novels and memoirs than any city in the world.
- As Lutie approaches the building that will become the setting of the novel, she spies a sign advertising an available apartment.
- Two other Innes novels with partial Oxford settings are Stop Press and Operation Pax.
- This is the implied setting of the film Land of the Morning Calm.
- The clinic that provided the setting for the novel is perched on top of a hill.
- She demands to be shown settings of the novels she reads, such as Paris, London, and Venice.
- The novel fully addresses its setting, this city we live in that's obsessed with class and racial politics.
- The seaside region of Thanjavur is the setting of the novel.
- James has transformed the detective genre, among other ways, by giving her novels carefully rendered settings.
2.2(surroundings)marco masculineentorno masculine
- The setting is wonderful, though the accommodation very simple.
- The stunning Image Garden, at Reagill, was the setting for a fund-raising event in aid of Kiev's street children.
- This is a unique and charming home in a wonderful setting.
- The outdoor swimming pool is in a truly beautiful setting with its bush surroundings.
- The grounds of Markree Castle is the setting for the event, which will celebrate all kinds of country sports and pursuits.
- A scenic bus ride will take attendees to this Texas hot spot, an ideal setting for a festive event.
- It shows how the same events and settings might have looked quite different when seen through different eyes.
- The strange setting made the entire event a sensory experience.
- Once the location for two cottages which had large gardens, the site will be the setting for several houses with a green area at the side.
- Set in a creative space, the gallery provides a unique setting for social events, in addition to its artist showings.
- ‘At Balmoral we have a wonderful setting for an exclusive dinner and dance,’ the website states.
- The scheme comprises 230 homes laid out in a series of courtyard settings and surrounded by green areas.
- With a wonderful setting situated at the front of the glass dome, it affords unbroken views of the River Irvine, the church spires of the town and the hills beyond.
- Ten of the top young musicians from Sligo were given their first chance to perform in a live setting at a gala event at the weekend.
- The ground is in a charming setting, surrounded by hills, although this does result in shadows over the ground in the late afternoon or evening.
- The whole setting is wonderful, with the track swooping and plunging its way through magnificent pine forests.
- It sits on a site of four acres in a wonderful setting.
- All of the museums offer stylish settings for events and can cater for up to 1500 guests.
- Downpatrick Library is an appropriate setting for the event.
- Party at the Palace, the rock and pop concert, will take place two days later on Jubilee Bank Holiday Monday 3 June in the same setting as the classical event.
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- Whereas gold is a traditional setting, platinum has taken off as the newest trend in wedding jewelry.
- Yellow gold is the setting that most people choose for their wedding ring.
- These were either fixed into metal settings or drilled along the prism axis and strung as beads.
- Gemstone settings are basically any setting with a combination of diamonds and other precious stones.
- I'd always admired the way jewelers could place stones and create settings.
- We're so used to seeing turquoise in a setting for a ring or as a pendant that we don't often consider it for the interior design of our homes.
- These jewelry settings are common when it comes to diamonds or other gemstones.
- Other slaves cut and shaped the amethysts, topazes, emeralds, and diamonds that often filled the gold and silver settings.
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4Musicarreglo masculineversión feminine
- The new piece is a musical setting - without words - of McKellar's poem, Sangsters, in three verses.
- It has attracted numerous polyphonic settings, by such composers as Victoria, Palestrina, and Mozart.
- Grainger wrote the settings from Songs of the North pretty early.
- In the Heine settings, Schubert's musical imagery becomes wilder, even less predictable.
- The evening will feature choral settings of Palestinian poems, traditional Palestinian dance and Israeli music fused with jazz.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
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