In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine patrónfeminine patronamasculine capitánfeminine capitanamasculine capitánfeminine capitana
2Sportmasculine entrenadorfeminine entrenadoramasculine capitánfeminine capitanamasculine jefe informalfeminine jefa informalmorning, skipper — ¡buenas, jefe! informal
1informal(plane/boat) capitanearhe skippered the team to victory in 1948 — condujo al equipo a la victoria en 1948
- Our skipper would serve as aircraft commander; he also was the air wing's top-hook aviator.
- He has worked as a dive charter skipper in Australia and knows why missing divers are so hard to spot.
- Despite an extensive sea search it has so far failed to locate the body of the skipper whose name is still being withheld.
- The skipper of the vessel shouted an order to a crewman.
- I caught it one day from the skipper which may help to explain why, in my book, he was one of the greatest guys I ever knew.
- The rescued men included the Taiwanese skipper of the vessel as well as two Taiwanese and two Vietnamese workers.
- Unknown to our crew, the skipper had told the squadron our aircraft had ditched, and survivor status was unknown.
- Trawler skippers who entered the zone faced fines of up to £50,000.
- Done with maneuvers, a US Navy aircraft carrier skipper decided to let his crew vote on which port to visit for shore leave.
- Dive charter skipper John Walker looked over the trio's dive plan and planned his own search.
- With little fuel left, the fishing boat's skipper decided the only option was to try to escape overland to neutral Sweden.
- Gary Kane had been the skipper of the boat in which all four crew perished.
- Over 70 charter skippers and a few dedicated anglers took part in the 2004 Marine Sport fish Tagging Programme.
- Ransa will supply the vessel and a skipper if you need one.
- Boat skippers can cause mishaps on the water with similarly rash behavior.
- Unable to find and contain the source of flooding, the skipper of the sinking boat moved his crew to the safety of the other boat.
- Does he think he was the skipper of that boat taking Martin Sheen to Colonel Kurtz?
- Once upon a time, a safety officer had a skipper who told him to do a stand-down.
- The starting point very much depends on where the boat skipper places the shotline.
- The Air Force skipper gave us the keys to take the jet to Millington, Tennessee.
- The skippers and ship owners may be fined £32,000 each.
- It isn't meant as an indictment of the ship's skippers, who have taken their share of heat through the years.
- The skipper followed me as I spiralled down as slowly as possible.
- The skipper of their dive boat sent a Mayday to Humberside Coastguard at 5.15 pm after the two had returned to the boat.
- Mills was ploughing through the fleet on his 60 ft super yacht when his skipper spotted two boats flying the French tricolor.
- That means that you - the boat's skipper - should remain on deck to act as lookout.
- The prawn trawler skipper dashed to the harbour where he keeps his boat.
- Tasar skippers must have as a minimum a YA basic skills certificate of competency.
- The best diving is usually found on the exposed north side of off-shore reefs, but boat skippers prefer to moor up in the lee.
- Nedved showed in the recent European Championships that the Czech skipper is truly up there with the best in his sport.
- Our skipper plays games against teams with dominant closers as if they are eight innings long.
- Reds have lost their opening two Super League games but skipper Goulding believes the Reds can turn things round before long.
- The Kiwi skipper has handled his players deftly and with a greater maturity.
- Acomb had few problems against a beleaguered Huntington, who lost skipper Darren Willis to an ankle injury.
- Take your pick from the central defensive duo of Paddy McLoughlin and stand-in skipper Ruairi Boyle.
- Soames is not letting the poor form of his side drag him down and the young skipper was top scorer with 44.
- At the end of the game, as Hammers skipper Billy Bonds lifted the cup, Allen's emotions got the better of him and the tears rolled down.
- They know, with the skipper in the side, they won't be lacking guidance and a driving force.
- At 31-3 ahead Malton lost skipper Creber with a hamstring problem.
- The charismatic South African skipper warns: " Don't write us off".
- Pool, led from the front by their new Australian skipper Simon Dart, are showing good early season form.
- He should be retained skipper till the 2007 World Cup.
- The ex-Salford skipper did not play competitive rugby for the whole of last season.
- And the South Park skipper decided to hold on for the draw in the last over.
- The South African skipper has flared as one of the brightest new talents on the international scene.
- At 40, Terry Francona is the game's youngest skipper, and his ability to relate to players is an obvious strength.
- If what you want from your skipper is to overhit balls and otherwise remain anonymous, then Cafu fulfilled his brief.
- Until the foreign-based players join the squad, Zanaco midfielder Numba Mumamba remains the skipper of the side.
- And the Wanderers' club skipper insists he is not whistling in the wind.
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