In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(piece)canción femininesing/give us a song! — ¡cántanos algo!
- to burst into song — ponerse a cantar
- the Song of Songs, the Song of Solomon — el Cantar de los Cantares, el Cantar de Salomón
- to buy/sell sth for a song — comprar/vender algo por una bicoca
- What she actually offers is a load of manufactured pop songs, sung in a slightly affected posh voice.
- The sheet music of the song leaves no doubt that Reg Bolton wrote the words, the music being composed by Jimmy Sutton.
- Do a bit of exercising, sing a song, read a poem, watch a sunrise or water your garden.
- It used to be, even in pop music, that you sang a song of heartache to get it off your mind, to share with others so maybe you wouldn't hurt so much.
- Music was dear to her heart and Delia had a fondness for Irish music and the old songs and ballads.
- A Swedish pop group sang a song about a battle that the English won.
- He was always splendid with children and he would amuse them by singing songs from the opera and the music hall.
- The choir will be performing a range of different musical styles from show tunes and pop songs to church music.
- Many households bought parlour pianos and needed music and songs to play and sing.
- He'd love to form a band, impress the girls and sing pop songs in broken English.
- The idea for the book first came about when Mildred wrote a short song with the title words in it.
- In fact, it is one of the most memorable pop songs in recent Australian music history.
- It's shorter than a pop song on the radio and barely the length of a commercial TV break.
- The answer is probably that they have shunned the idea of writing short and sweet pop songs.
- They could all get up and sing a song or 10, and they all knew the songs and sang along!
- Some slaves even joined in her song by singing the words they knew.
- A song's words, music tabulation and guitar chords are all as well-protected by copyright law as the sound recording they're heard in.
- Anyone wishing to sing a song or recite a poem are welcome to do so.
- You will be required to sing a short song of your choice and demonstrate your acting skills on the day.
- She would mention a word and I would have to sing an Elvis song with that word in it.
- Geographic variation in song among suboscine birds has been taken to indicate genetic divergence.
- Why females should pay attention to male song when choosing mates is less well understood, however.
- In Bolivia, in two square kilometers, in one week, he recognized 243 bird species just by song.
- Males attract mates using song, iridescent plumage and dramatic display flights.
- This bird has a beautiful trilling song, but it is not delivered in the fall.
- Each species has its own distinct patterns of electric discharges that it uses to communicate, much like birds use song.
- The Winter Wren is a tiny woodland bird whose song is as elaborate as its plumage is drab.
- Barn swallow song consists of sequences of various song types organized in bouts.
- Science journalist David Baron reports on new research using information theory to codify the patterns of whale song.
- Few studies have investigated any aspect of song in suboscine passerines.
- In dunnocks, females may use song to compete for males, and in the alpine accentor, females attract males by song.
- Usually early migrants, the first ouzel's song echoes round the hills and the first birds fall prey to merlins and peregrines.
- Males and females differ in plumage and song, produced in duets or separately.
- Hooligans are not reformed by Mozart, so much as driven away by a noise that is as alien and hostile to their world as whale song to a camel herd.
- The song can sound like hoots and whistles, in a repeating pattern similar to that of a mockingbird or thrasher.
- Learn how to use field marks, habitat, behavior, and song to identify birds.
- And birds have a great advantage over all other animals: song.
- We only took up birding in April and lack a great deal of fundamental knowledge of bird habitat, habits, and song.
- Chaffinches and cowbirds are not the only birds that teach song to their young.
- He whistles, inexpertly trying to mimic the bird's song, then stops and grins.
2(of bird)canto masculinethe song of the nightingale — el canto del ruiseñor
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