In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Anatomyhombro masculinethe dress can be worn off the shoulder(s) — el vestido puede llevarse con los hombros al descubierto
- to have broad shoulders — ser ancho de hombros / de espaldas
- to shrug one's shoulders — encogerse de hombros
- the responsibility for it was placed entirely on his shoulders — le cargaron toda la culpa
- that will take / lift a burden off our shoulders — eso nos va a quitar un peso de encima
- to look over one's shoulder — mirar por encima del hombro
- I keep feeling there's someone looking over my shoulder — tengo la sensación de que me están vigilando
- to stand shoulder to shoulder — estar hombro con hombro
- we must stand shoulder to shoulder on this issue — tenemos que estar codo con codo en este asunto
- to cry / weep on sb's shoulder — desahogarse con algn
- a shoulder to cry on — un paño de lágrimas
- straight from the shoulder — sin rodeos
- give it to them straight from the shoulder — díselo sin rodeos
- to give sb the cold shoulder — hacerle el vacío a algn
- to put / set one's shoulder to the wheel — arrimar el hombro
- to rub shoulders with sb — codearse con algn
- Finally, tension in the shoulders, neck and upper back often make people over-work their vocal muscles.
- The weakness is usually worse in the muscles of the hips, thighs, neck, shoulders and upper arms.
- I went straight to bed but became increasingly concerned with the aches down the back of my neck and shoulders.
- Occasionally it starts in one region such as the neck and shoulders and spreads over a period of time.
- For example, acupuncture needles are inserted into the tender areas of muscle in the neck and shoulders to treat headaches.
- Less commonly your hips, shoulders, elbows, and neck may be affected.
- Tighten your trunk muscles to keep your shoulders, hips and knees in alignment.
- There was no direct blow to the scapula and the shoulder did not dislocate.
- He is very flexible throughout the shoulders, upper body and especially in the ankles.
- There may be stiffness of the neck and shoulders, tingling or stiffness in the limbs, an inability to concentrate and difficulty in speaking.
- While you are at it, do some stretching exercises to relieve tension in your back, shoulders, and neck.
- Sitting at a desk all day puts pressure on your lower back, neck and shoulders.
- These include muscles used to maintain body posture, such as those in the neck, shoulders, and pelvic girdle.
- This condition is characterized by fatigue, tenderness and pain, especially in the back, shoulders and neck.
- Her sore back, neck and shoulders prompted her to pay regular visits to a chiropractor and a massage therapist.
- Bursitis often affects the areas around the joints in your shoulders, elbows or hips.
- The neck, shoulder and wrist should be examined carefully in the patient with elbow pain.
- Aching to severe pain with tenderness occurs in their neck, shoulders, upper arms, hips and thighs.
- Your goal is to be able to support your baby without straining your back, neck, arms or shoulders.
- That includes our arms, ribcage, shoulders, neck, upper back and chest.
1.2Clothinghombro masculinea jacket with padded shoulders — una chaqueta con hombreras
- The cuffs were also of the same nature, as were the epaulettes on the shoulders of his military tunic.
- In the normal judo competition you face your opponent with your hands grasping the lapels or shoulders of his uniform.
- All that's needed is a canvas khaki green belt, or even a jacket with patch pockets and very defined shoulders.
- A damp tea towel had made a moist patch on the shoulder of my tee-shirt.
- Making alterations to other areas, such as the shoulders, back or lapels will change the intended design of the suit.
- The red ruffle detail dress is flirty and fun with frills falling from the hem and shoulder for a ravishing party look.
- This particular form of tailoring is tight and tiny, cut with soft, rounded shoulders, open necklines and small waists which are sometimes belted.
- Conventionally sew the garment shoulder and side seams and press the seam allowances open.
1.3Cookingpaletilla femininepaleta feminine
- From the hams and shoulders he will peel off the outside meat as dog food, but will keep some of the inside meat for his family.
- Hams, shoulders, jowls, and sides of bacon could be cured to last indefinitely.
- One hopes for a quarter of lamb, the other for a shoulder of mutton and both are dismayed when the true discovery of the baby is made.
- You will need to order the boned shoulder of lamb ahead of time.
- If you are preparing a red meat-based stew use front quarter cuts like a pork shoulder or a beef chuck or ribs.
- The blacksmith, having just purchased a shoulder of mutton, is triumphantly waving it in the air.
- Remove the meat, skin, and tongue from the head, shoulders, and fore shanks.
- Some areas cook the entire hog, others just the pork shoulder, some make pulled pork.
- For the beef shoulder, bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil.
2US(of road)arcén masculineberma feminine Andesacotamiento masculine Mexicobanquina feminine River Platehombrillo masculine Venezuela
- Hosein is appealing to drivers not to drive on the shoulder of the highways and not to cut in and out of moving traffic.
- Meanwhile, Nicholas had spotted his jaguar sitting on the shoulder of the road and cut three lanes to get to her.
- Because of the darkness of the night, Dawn nearly missed the black Jaguar parked on the shoulder of the road.
- The only other people you ever saw here on the steep banks along the shoulder were prisoners doing cleanup.
- Her dad pulled over onto the shoulder of the highway and stopped the car.
- He said many motorists drove on the shoulder of the highways and used interchanges and ramps to go around traffic lights.
- Kortni sits back, stunned, pulling the car over to the shoulder of the freeway.
- He glanced over his shoulder in the rear view mirror and pulled off of the highway onto the wide shoulder.
- Kelly and three others were in two cars, one behind the other, at night on the shoulder of a major highway.
- Charlie jogged toward the car which was parked on the shoulder of the street.
- She was standing on the shoulder of an empty freeway and a slightly rough wind was blowing around her.
- She made her way all the way across the freeway to the left shoulder.
- I hit the brakes and aimed it toward the shoulder of the highway.
- My partner and I had parked on the shoulder of the highway and began to chat.
- I was in the vicinity of the lighthouse so I pulled onto the shoulder of the road to ponder my situation.
1(place on shoulder)(knapsack) ponerse al hombro(knapsack) echarse al hombro(responsibility/blame) cargar conshoulder arms! — ¡al hombro, ar!
2(push)empujar con el hombroI was shouldered aside — me hicieron a un lado a empujones
- to shoulder one's way — abrirse paso a empujones
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