In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in bathroom)ducha feminineregadera feminine Mexicohe's in the shower — se está duchando / bañando
- to take / have a shower — ducharse
- before noun shower attachment — ducha de plástico que se empalma a los grifos de la bañera
- shower stall / cabinet — ducha
- Its white suite includes a bath with overhead electric shower and a wash hand basin with vanity unit.
- Volunteers are asked to provide a spare room, a warm evening meal, a shower or bath, clean clothes, and facilities to wash their clothes.
- The bathroom also has a bath and an electric shower.
- The fully tiled en suite bathroom includes an electric shower, wash basin set in a ceramic storage unit and a toilet.
- The building has a small lift and the rooms have running water, baths and hot showers and the caretaker has a television.
- As he stood in the shower with the warm water pouring over his body, he thought long and hard about everything.
- I stood under the shower and let cool water run through my hair and down my body.
- I welcomed the soothing feeling of the water sliding off me and just stood under the shower, soaking in the fresh scent of the soap and water.
- Standing under the shower and had hoped that the water would wash away some of the pain that he was experiencing.
- He argued that people needed to do more with ‘greywater’ - the water from showers and washing.
- He stood in the shower, feeling the hot water wash down his body.
- Angel had instantly stripped her clothes and now stood under the shower letting the warm water rush over her body.
- Graywater recycling funnels water from baths, showers and sinks into the garden, where action by plant roots breaks it down.
- These thoughts passed through my mind as I stood waiting for the shower to run warm enough for a bath.
- A tall slim black headed woman stood in the shower washing herself off after her day of work.
- One large bathroom, with enough room for a stand-alone bath and a shower, will offer you much more comfort than two smaller ones.
- The clubhouse has a bar with a large TV screen, changing rooms with hot showers, and the stand for spectators is comfortable.
- The Hilton provides immaculately clean and private showers and changing rooms, with complimentary robe, slippers and towels.
- All 108 bedrooms have a private bath and or shower and WC, television, telephone, radio and hairdryer.
- Legionnaires disease is usually contracted by inhaling water mist from baths, showers and cooling towers or air conditioning systems contaminated with the bacteria.
2Meteorologychaparrón masculinechubasco masculinemasculine aguaceroscattered showers — chubascos aislados
- it's only a shower — solo es un chaparrón
- snow/sleet showers — chubascos de nieve/aguanieve
- hail shower — granizada
- a shower of arrows/bullets/stones — una lluvia de flechas/balas/piedras
- a shower of sparks — una lluvia de chispas
- a shower of abuse — una lluvia / un aluvión de insultos
- do you think I came down in the last shower? — ¿crees que nací ayer?
- Such is the month of April, but be sure not to miss out between those squally showers of rain and sleet if a warmer spell arrives, no matter how brief.
- Tomorrow's forecast is for a cold, windy day with some risk of sleet and hail showers, although the worst effects of the storm will have passed by 6am.
- The conditions had a major influence on this game with a strong, gusting wind blowing up the field, bringing with it freezing showers of rain and hail.
- This week's cloudier skies can be the start of a brief spell of light showers associated with the front approaching the Cape.
- Paktia in eastern Afghanistan and Bamiyan in northern Afghanistan also received heavy showers of rain and snowfall after a long spell of drought and dry weather.
- During the climb weather conditions deteriorated to such an extent that the group and their guides faced snow, sleet and rain showers during the ascent.
- Frequently within just a few minutes, sunshine, heavy rain showers and hail storms occurred.
- The procession reached the Jubilee Field just as a brief shower of rain fell.
- It was very cold with light snow showers, sleet and rain, but the pitch, despite being heavy, was in remarkably good condition.
- This would often bring showers of snow or rain, and sometime hail.
- Weather conditions could hardly have been worse for the event with a strong biting wind and frequent wintry showers of rain and hail putting a damper on proceedings.
- Forecasters said the milder weather should be on the way for the weekend, with snow showers probably turning to sleet and sunny spells across the region by tomorrow.
- Biting winds, heavy rain, sleet showers and muddy underfoot conditions conspired to make life extremely difficult for the players.
- The lower-lying southern part of the country was also expected to be affected by sleet and snow showers.
- The weather-guessers had forecasted possible late-afternoon dust storms and light snow showers.
- Thursday the weather was lousy with snow and sleet showers being forecast and some heavy falls of snow likely.
- There will be good sunshine tomorrow but also a few hail, sleet or snow showers.
- Any wintry showers - hail, sleet and snow - will be restricted to the north west of the country, we might get them in northwest England and Wales.
- The capital is again bearing the brunt of the bitter weather with freezing winds, rain and hail showers.
- The subtropical climate brings lots of sunshine and brief, intense rain showers.
3Britishinformal(people)panda de inútiles feminine informalmanga de inútiles feminine Southern Cone informal
- To make the party more momentous, you can make a surprise baby shower for the guest of honor.
- There are so many great ideas for making your gifts for baby showers.
- This is the book that belongs at baby showers everywhere and beyond that in the hands of any man or woman who has an interest in what makes a healthy happy family.
- Pam's baby shower was the week after next.
- You could even write part of your baby poems in backward for a Winnie the pooh baby shower.
- But soon after Jay was shot, she put her dream baby shower on hold.
- She had to smile to herself when she remembered the kitchen at the Morton's and the strawberries at her mother's baby shower.
- I guess in a way the get together was a kind of late baby shower.
- It occurred right after Stacy's surprise baby shower at my house.
- Audrey always seem to be going to teas, hunting parties, picnics and baby showers.
- They were planning a surprise baby shower for later that night.
- One of the biggest challenges for planning a baby shower or any other party is picking the right food.
- Will the mother-to-be know of the party, or will you be having a surprise baby shower?
- Going to my sister-in-law's baby shower wasn't exactly my idea of a well-spent afternoon.
- Yesterday I left work to go to a going away party for a friend of mine but in fact, it was a surprise baby shower!
- Decorations for Noah's ark themed baby showers are in abundance.
- Then we had to go and pick out presents for a baby shower and we decided that we would split the cost of the gifts.
- I was leaving my aunt's baby shower and my mom asked me to go back in for her coat.
- I have finished knitting the little matinee jacket and matching cap for the Wednesday baby shower.
- She is the author of many well written and informative articles about baby showers.
fiesta en la que los invitados obsequian a la homenajeada con motivo de su próxima boda, el nacimiento de su niño etc
1(spray)regarthe volcano showered ash on the town — el volcán regó la ciudad de cenizas
- to shower sb with sth — tirarle algo a algn
- the bride and groom were showered with rice — les tiraron arroz a los novios
2(bestow lavishly)to shower sth on sb
- to shower sb with sth — tirarle algo a algn
- congratulations were showered (up)on the winner — le llovieron felicitaciones al ganador
- the country showered him with honors — el país lo colmó de honores
1(wash)ducharsedarse una duchabañarse
2(be sprayed)(water/stones/leaves) caer(letters/congratulations/protests) llover
1llovercaer un chaparrón
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