In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ships)barcos masculineembarcaciones feminine formal(route/lane) (before noun) de navegaciónattention all shipping! — ¡atención todas las embarcaciones!
- the canal is open to shipping — el canal está abierto a la navegación
- The Germans could use the base to attack British shipping in the area and disrupt the British use of the Suez.
- It is in full view of most of the town of Dover, and has uninterrupted views of shipping in the Straits of Dover.
- Besides, if Somalia was key to securing shipping through the area, why did we leave after the Black Hawk Down disaster?
- Moreover German trade, a major reason for interest in the area, provided shipping for the conquest.
- The French government then required Portugal to close her ports to British shipping and to declare war on Great Britain.
- Deliberate moves should be made to upgrade the Point Lisas port, leaving a minimal about of shipping at Port of Spain.
- Only when ports cannot be cut off does attacking shipping at sea become necessary.
- Over 250 were built there and deployed to protect allied shipping in the Battle of the Atlantic.
- Other shipping in the area, for example, took advantage of the chaos to wash out their own fuel tanks with sea water.
- There was something as massive and significant as the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway which re-directed much shipping away from Eastern ports.
- The Athenian war fleet was reduced to twelve ships - barely enough to protect her shipping.
- The good news is that the world's busiest shipping lanes should see to a fair number of them.
- In the 18th century our shipping and ports made us the greatest trading nation in the world.
- Terrific storms, heavy seas, and frightful squalls make the waters in this area hazardous for conventional shipping.
- The bill establishes a maritime security framework that is vital to the security of our ports and maritime shipping.
- The warship has now returned to Portsmouth after months with one of NATO's permanent task groups, checking shipping for any signs of terrorist activities or support for terrorist groups.
- The updated charts, once produced, will benefit both military and commercial shipping, enabling them to navigate safely through the shallow seaways.
- Shetland Coastguard and Orkney Harbours are broadcasting warnings to all shipping in the area.
- Malin Head Radio broadcast a Mayday relay to all shipping.
- And he revealed the crew was already finding out what shipping was in the area in case they needed rescuing.
2(transportation of freight)transporte masculineshipping by air/rail/road/sea — transporte aéreo/por ferrocarril/por carretera/marítimo
- shipping charge — gastos de envío / de expedición
- They are expected to cite the fear that shipping wine from California to a consumer's doorstep will boost underage drinking.
- Transportation and shipping have slowed to ensure no further spread of the snake.
- The upswing in the shipping industry is encouraging more carriers to list in Hong Kong.
- The worst drought across the Midwest in 17 years is now threatening commercial shipping.
- Still, to deter underage drinking, the states that allow direct shipping require an adult signature upon delivery.
- High-profile brand offerings combined with quick shipping of the actual samples makes this site one to watch.
- Coastal shipping was also important for many decades after European settlement, along with river transport.
- Direct shipping from western ports would avoid possible contamination and cut transport charges.
- The shipping industry in India is internationally competitive and is capable of further growth.
- In 1940, the U-boats started to take a real toll against merchant shipping.
- The review's key proposal was special tax arrangements for New Zealand coastal shipping.
- Tellingly, commercial shipping appears not to receive the same degree of attention or scrutiny.
- Japan will also shoulder costs for any shipping in Japan, bringing the total of Japan's assistance to about 120 billion yen, the official said.
- Direct shipping could reduce costs by as much as 50%, and direct air routes by two-thirds, says Chang.
- After all the winery's profits are exponentially greater with direct shipping.
- Lack of security for low-flying aircraft complicates shipping and transportation too.
- Merchant marine Britain's dependence on merchant shipping was an economic fact which total war heavily underlined.
- Even including the cost of shipping, you can save money.
- Since then, the company has diversified its interests, which include shipping and property.
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