In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(liquid) derramar(liquid) vertervolcarshe carried the tea upstairs without spilling a drop — subió el té sin derramar / verter una gota
- don't spill tea over the tablecloth — no manches el mantel de té
- to spill blood — derramar sangre
- John nearly spilled his water trying to set the glass down to take a better look at the picture.
- I place the mugs on a small wooden tray and carry it out to the divan, trying not to spill the hot liquid.
- She swallowed the pills down, but nearly spilled the water when she set it down on the table.
- Hey, remember, when we went into Granny's study and accidentally spilt her ink all over the carpet?
- First she spilt the oil, then she broke a container, and finally, she spurted food coloring all over our bags.
- I move to the far side of the porch and almost fall trying pull myself up onto the railing, spilling my drink.
- He doesn't mind all of the ink being spilt on him but don't try and get him to read the stuff.
- One weekend she had come in with his water and had spilled his coffee.
- She nearly spilled the water in his lap as she thrust the two objects at him.
- Casey slid the beer in front of him, careful not to spill a drop.
- A bottle of chemical fertilizer had been knocked askew, spilling the liquid in a pool on the concrete floor.
- Shara's hand shook as she picked up a cup of coffee, spilling the now-cold liquid on the article she had just concluded.
- He yanked the glass to his face, spilling the water over the front of him.
- I fell asleep soon enough and of course spilled my soda all over the carpet.
- I took a drink but she wasn't as careful as she thought and spilled some water down my chest.
- I spilled the water on the chair and glared furiously at Will in response.
- And he did so without spilling a single drop of champagne on his silver tray.
- John spills water on a photo slide he is examining, the red color appearing as spilled blood.
- It seemed to work, because his head jerked upward and he spilt some water on the ground.
- He picks it up and passes it to her being careful not to spill a drop.
1(liquid) derramarsethe coins spilled onto the floor — las monedas cayeron al suelo
- people spilled (out) into the streets — la gente se volcó / se echó a las calles
1informal(fall)caída feminineto take a spill — caerse
1(for lighting fires)feminine astillamasculine papel enrollado
- In front of us stood a low oaken table on which there was more mead and wine, and, appropriately for the room, a collection of long clay pipes, loose tobacco and spills.
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