In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1barco masculinebuque masculineembarcación feminine formala sailing ship — un velero
- a passenger ship — un barco / un buque de pasajeros
- a container ship — un buque portacontenedores
- on board ship — a bordo
- a ship of the line — un buque de guerra
- the ship's company — la tripulación
- the ship's doctor — el médico de a bordo
- like ships that pass in the night — como extraños
transitive verbshipped, shipping
1.1(send by sea)enviar por barcomandar por barcoI'm having my trunk shipped out — voy a mandar el baúl por barco
- Furthermore, he was the first man who shipped peaches from the United States to Europe.
- It takes another 12 days to ship goods directly from Tanjung Priok to Busan Port in South Korea.
- The city currently spends $1.2 million annually to ship discarded bags to China for recycling.
- Trade goods were shipped from French Atlantic ports to Quebec, then to Montreal, to be sold to small companies of traders licensed to deal with Native suppliers in the interior.
- Community service, national service, shipping the offenders off to some far off land like Australia?
- At 25 he joined the service and was shipped to the Philippines.
- For quite a while I was a merchant, shipping goods to the Baronies, but when I saw what a fair town this was, I eventually decided to stay, and moved my collection here.
- Arab roofers and master tilers were shipped from Morocco.
- Studying the debacle of the spoiled shipment, he surmised that other companies shipping perishable goods to Asia must have had similar experiences.
- Of course, we'll cut their benefits, combat pay and make it difficult to ship their goods home from their overseas postings.
- If goods are shipped to or from the United States, this bill of lading shall be subject to US Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1936.
- During the spring of 1941, the plane was shipped to Britain and went into service with the Royal Air Force as a Hurricane Mark I.
- From its piers Iraq began to ship the goods from those factories to buyers in other countries throughout the region.
- In 1686 alone these colonies shipped goods worth over £1 million to London.
- Nearly 40 percent of the containers are shipped back to California ports empty.
- She said that Namibia's access to the sea via the port of Walvis Bay would be a bonus for Namibia to ship goods to the US via the Atlantic Ocean.
- The Air Service shipped some 3,000 carpenters, bricklayers, and laborers to England to prepare these facilities.
- Manila and the adjacent ports are the best equipped to ship manufactured goods.
- If all else fails, the mafia hijack transports of cigarettes and alcohol and then ship the stolen goods into Britain.
1.2(send)enviardespacharwe ship goods anywhere in the country — enviamos / despachamos mercancías a cualquier parte del país
- When we speak of trade, we usually think of goods being shipped across borders.
- It also owns transport companies, which are essential for shipping goods around the country.
- Unbelievably, most of the 1.5 billion tons of hazardous cargo shipped across this country every year go unchecked.
- Transportation costs had to be incurred to ship goods to consumers in proportion to their distance from producers.
- For the same reasons, many U.S. online merchants, particularly smaller companies, do not currently ship goods to Canada.
- For many years, material and bulk goods were shipped to military bases via rail, but now deliveries are made mostly by commercial trucks.
- The construction company is shipping the goods to the town and is asking its customers to help with the appeal for goods and building materials.
- A lot of our products are shipped by air.
2(take on board)(goods/passengers) embarcarto ship oars — subir / levantar los remos
- to ship water — hacer agua
intransitive verbshipped, shipping
1(serve aboard a ship)trabajar como tripulanteI shipped aboard as second mate in Singapore — me embarqué como segundo oficial en Singapur
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