In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ship)barco negrero masculine
- Considering Cornado's brand of hospitality, any ship in his service was probable no better than a slaver.
- Political, economic, social, religious, and personal matters at each spot the slaver touched, as well as on the vessel itself, affected the nature of the experience for all concerned.
- The Trouvadore was a Spanish slaver wrecked near Middle Caicos in 1841.
- Some slavers which were altered in this way were sent for re-assay, and a Victorian hallmark will be found on the border and any feet which may have been added.
- The slave trade within Africa involved very high costs for guarding slaves, transporting them, and feeding them until the slavers from Europe turned up at the port.
- Jessie then found himself aboard The Moonlight, the slaver with its towering sails and masts, cabins and storage space under the deck.
2(person)negrero masculinenegrera feminine
- The winner took away with him as many of the losing tribe as he could manage, and those he could not use were sold to slavers.
- The sword wielding African slavers that the Europeans dealt with usually kept the women and children to add to their own tribe numbers.
- Slave trading had been theoretically a capital offence in America since 1820, but no slaver had ever been condemned to death.
- I already told you, I don't deal with slavers.
1(saliva) baba feminine
- Scholarly and distinguished-looking, he made a most unexpected slaver.
- It was believed that serpents, coiling together in a wriggling, writhing mass, generated these glass or paste beads from their slaver and shot them into the air from their hissing jaws.
- A drip of his slaver splashed onto my chin and ran down my neck.
- Then he lied motionlessly with slaver flowing out of his mouth.
1babearto slaver over sb/sth
- he was slavering over the girls in their bikinis — se le caía la baba mirando a las chicas en bikini
- Hell, they slaver over the prospect of a kid falling down a well, or a local dog getting braces.
- So, how does it feel to have the men of New York slavering at your feet?
- You see, she had used up more litres of saliva than a cow per day, slavering at Brad.
- I don't even know why I'm bothering to post this; it's hardly a secret to anyone that media organizations are slavering over the prospect of war.
- While there are those who slaver to bathe in the esteem of others, there are many who do not - especially those who have been taught that all praise and glory and blessing and honor belong to the Lamb of God alone.
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