In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(slip)deslizarsedeslizarseresbalar(se)she slid down the rope — se deslizó por la cuerda
- the plate slid (off) onto the floor — el plato (se) resbaló y cayó al suelo
- stock prices continued to slide — las cotizaciones siguieron bajando
- to let things slide — dejar que las cosas se vengan abajo
- I've let things slide in the garden — tengo el jardín bastante abandonado
- Mark followed, sliding along the wall opposite from Jason.
- The lady returned to her side, her dress rustling softly as it slid along the smooth surface.
- Momentum from the whirling caused her body to continue sliding on a smooth, level surface.
- His stomach sank into his feet and he slid down the smooth wall until seated on the grass.
- A folder was thrown onto the table; it slid along the smooth surface to land in front of her.
- I slid along the wall until I was sitting on the floor next to the bathroom door.
- Unsteady on his feet, Matt fell on his back, sliding along the shattered glass once more before coming to a halt.
- Images of powerful creatures slide along the smooth walls.
- She backed into a wall and slid slowly along it her hands feeling her way as her eyes faced those of the crowd.
- I burst through the wall sliding along the carpeted floor hitting everything in my path.
- He slid along the smooth floor, barely managing to scramble back and grab his gun before the walls smashed together.
- She slid along the wall and got into line with the rest of her classmates.
- Some quaint and furtive figures slid silently along the walls with a fearful air.
- Normally, the pleurae are silky smooth, allowing your lungs to slide easily along your chest wall when you breathe in and out.
- Upon impact, her body slid along the wall and collapsed onto the ground.
- I pulled my summer diary from the enclosure and my hands trembled as they slid along the rawhide cover.
- She slid to the floor, her sweaty hand squeaking as it slid along the wall.
- Finally I reach the wall and push myself off but now I am bouncing from wall to wall sliding along the carpet.
- There is a metallic hum as the glass barrier moves, sliding into the floor, and the metal bars in the portal retract up.
- She came to a corner and she slid along the wall, her gun ready.
2.1(move smoothly, glide)the curtain slides smoothly along the rail — la cortina corre / se desliza con suavidad por el riel
- the door slides open/shut — la puerta se abre/se cierra corriéndola
- she slid quietly out of the room — salió sigilosamente de la habitación
- the days slid by / past without our noticing — los días transcurrieron sin que nos diéramos cuenta
- If I slide a brick along the table again and again, the friction is the same each time.
- We slide our hands along our scarves before wrapping them around our bodies.
- Her heart pounding fiercely out of her chest, she leaned out the window a little further, preparing to slide her right foot along the ledge.
- The air is moist and moss-scented, and you slide your fingers along the slick castle stones as you're pulled by faint strains of music that sound vaguely familiar.
- Lay the pencil flat on one surface with the point resting on the other, and slide the pencil along to make the scribe.
- I pulled his shirt off as well and slid my hands along his broad, muscular back.
- Grabbing the knife from the table, I slid it along the table to her hand.
- You merely slide the clip back along the track to release the tile.
- The man raised an eyebrow, sliding his hand along her back.
- It is done by grasping a small portion of hair and gently applying traction while sliding the fingers along the hair shafts.
- The problem is that later on in the game, when you have amassed a collection of inventory items, to get to a specific item, you have to use an arrow to slide the inventory along.
- I watch as he slides one hand vertically along the desk - slowly, caressingly.
- He felt no resistance from Annie, so he risked sliding a hand along her thigh.
- Returning to the familiar kitchen he slides a knife along his letters, slitting out their folded information.
- ‘My God, Marlon,’ purrs Sadie King as she slides her hand seductively along the vicar's leg while reaching for her pint of mild.
- Then he grabbed the keys to his car, extending the ignition key, and grabbed her wrist, sliding it along forcefully.
- Drake took a small folder from under his jacket and slid it along the desk to Paddy.
- Multiple readings of the fingerprint are taken while it is slid across the surface of the scanner.
- Interactive displays in which people slide their foot along the floor to trigger on-screen stories and use a tracker ball to zoom in on parts of the city will stay.
- He slid his fingers along the contour of his slender sword and slowly tightened them around the handle.
2.2sliding pres psliding door — puerta corrediza / (de) corredera feminine
1she slid the book across the table toward him — le pasó el libro deslizándolo por la mesa
- he slid his hand along the wall — pasó la mano por la pared
- to slide the bolt back — correr el cerrojo
- he slid the letter back into his pocket — se volvió a meter la carta en el bolsillo
- she slid a coin into his hand — le pasó disimuladamente una moneda
1(in playground, pool)tobogán masculineresbaladilla feminine Mexicorodadero masculine Colombiaresbalín masculine Chile
2(on ice, slope)rampa feminine
3(action)masculine resbalónfeminine resbalada Latin Americamasculine deslizamiento
4(decline)masculine bajónfeminine caídafeminine decadenciathe slide in stock prices — la caída / la baja de las cotizaciones
5Photographydiapositiva femininetransparencia femininefilmina feminineto show slides — pasar / proyectar diapositivas (/ transparencias etc. )
- before noun slide magazine — (rectangular) bandeja
- a slide show — una proyección de diapositivas
6(for microscope)masculine portaobjetosfeminine muestra
7British(for hair)→ barrette
8(sequence of notes)apoyatura doble feminine
9(on instrument)vara corredera feminine
10also slide controlElectricity Audiocontrol masculine
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