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 loom, sewing machine)lanzadera feminine
- Sara lowered her gaze to the tatting shuttle in her hand.
- Not much later, she was settled into a comfortable rhythm, the shuttle darting in and out between the warp threads.
- Also on display on the cart are accessories once familiar to thousands of East Lancashire weavers - shuttles and pirns on which weft yarn was wound.
- Different colored silks and metal threads have their own separate shuttles and are painstakingly worked backwards and forwards through the warps to create the complex design bands at each end of the textile.
2.1Aviation puente aéreo masculinemasculine servicio (regular) de enlaceI took the nine o'clock shuttle from Boston to New York — tomé el puente aéreo de las nueve de Boston a Nueva York
- shuttle flight — puente aéreo
- shuttle train — tren de enlace
- People assume that driving is the only way to get there, but they should not forget the free shuttle bus from the Metrolink's Stretford station.
- The council wants the Commonhead park and ride system to save costs by taking advantage of the existing shuttle bus service operating from the hospital.
- After I checked into the hotel, I took a courtesy shuttle back to the airport to catch the Blue Line toward Wrigley Field.
- Lynch used to ride the hotel shuttle to the game with former Bucs defensive tackle Brad Culpepper, his old roomie.
- Volunteers who have official accreditation passes will be able to avail of free transport on the shuttle busses to the venues.
- A free shuttle bus service, to and from Hong Shulin MRT station, begins at 1pm and runs every half hour.
- In light of this, it has come to my attention that the shuttle bus service is now to be re-christened Perk and Ride.
- Each morning a ski shuttle will bring them up to the slopes of Loon and surrounding mountains.
- Paris has two airports, which both operate a regular shuttle bus service to the Disney resort, taking 45 minutes.
- This took time, and as I walked out of the terminal, I saw the shuttle bus to the railway station heading off into the distance.
- At the Fort Lauderdale airport station 15 passengers de-trained and raced to the airport shuttle.
- Visitors parked about 75 cars there to use the shuttle bus service to the memorial ceremony at the crash site.
- Parking at the convention stinks but there's an excellent shuttle bus system which is explained on this page of the con website.
- The shuttle buses have seen a 21 per cent rise in passengers over the past year, breaking the two million figure for the first time.
- So why can't Pattaya have a shuttle bus service with comprehensive routes around the region?
- There needs to be a shuttle bus service to cut the number of vehicles going to the Infirmary.
- Free shuttle buses transport visitors between the two parks.
- Local businesses reported brisk trade over the weekend, with a shuttle bus ferrying visitors in and out of the town of Ballinrobe all day Saturday.
- A happy tired morning or whole afternoon later, laden with one's bargains, it's back to the shuttle bus for the ride back to Panaji.
- Why didn't you tell me there was a shuttle bus up to the Alhambra when I asked you for directions?
2.2space shuttletransbordador espacial masculinelanzadera espacial feminine
1volar (regularmente)viajar (regularmente)diplomats shuttled between Washington and Moscow — los diplomáticos iban y venían entre Washington y Moscú
- to shuttle back and forth — ir de acá para allá
- Along with about two-dozen other bank employees being shuttled to work on a minibus, Shakir was waiting at the same checkpoint.
- Currently, on certain tides, the ferries have to moor in the harbour and passengers are shuttled to the pier in smaller passenger boats or timetables have to be changed to accommodate the low tides.
- Both men served in the 37th Field Transfusion Unit where Mr Wilson was the driver and responsible for shuttling plasma to injured soldiers aboard his little refrigerated truck.
- Periodically, float planes cruised by, shuttling their passengers home from the San Juan Islands.
- The Concorde has been shuttling passengers across the Atlantic across twice the speed of sound for 30 years.
- Ferries have been shuttling people on the 6.2-mile trip between Manhattan and Staten Island since 1713.
- Still leading, the Camaro is heading for a turn-off which leads to the Albion ferry, a car and passenger ferry which shuttles traffic between Maple Ridge City and the suburb of Langley.
- The tunnels are quite long and many employees who's job it is to shuttle stuff back and forth throughout headquarters drive little golf cart.
- The ferries that used to shuttle area residents along the river stopped in the 1950s when a highway cut the neighborhood off from the waterfront.
- Wind the clock forward half a millennia or so and Queen Elizabeth II wears the crown, and Hythe ferry is still shuttling passengers across Southampton Water.
- The exhibition feels like a trade show with art as a by product, an image overflow holding pen for bored commuters with time to spare as they shuttle to the airport.
- It's a piercingly bright day in Bournemouth, the sea is sparkling, the little blue road-train is shuttling tourists down to the pier, and inflation is at its lowest rate in 30 years.
- Sitting under the huge canvas and wooden umbrella outside the restaurant, watching waiters in traditional Chinese costumes shuttling back and forth, you will find business does not belong to you any longer on such a relaxed evening.
- Free ferries shuttle pedestrians across the channel when the bridge is open.
- A ferry will still shuttle you and your car to Ryer Island.
- After the rowers were shuttled off to the hotel for a night of rest, the parents ate a lovely dinner by the lake and watched the sun set.
- On Election Day the county Democratic leaders would drive around the rural areas picking up African-American voters and shuttling them to the polls.
- Not even movie-makers could not resist the pull of Marigot Bay and Hollywood stars were shuttled there to shoot scenes for the Dr Dolittle movie.
- Water trucks were shuttled in from nearby Vladivostok, so we were at least able to ‘flush’ the toilet.
- We saw a woman who was being pulled off a Coast Guard helicopter late yesterday afternoon who we were told was in labor as she was being shuttled inside the airport terminal.
1(passengers) transportar(passengers) llevarthe injured were shuttled to the hospital — los heridos fueron trasladados al hospital
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