In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(in garment, cloth)masculine descosidofeminine aberturafeminine rajamasculine tajo Southern Cone
- A small split has appeared along the chest area as well.
- The axe can then be removed an sometimes hammered in further along the split.
- Cracks and splits can be detrimental to good accuracy, and could possibly cause injury to the shooter should the rifle decide to come apart when fired.
- Repair splits or tears with nail glue or clear polish.
- Equally uncomfortable as cold sores are cracks and splits that can sometimes occur in the corners of the mouth or on the lips.
- I accept the evidence of Mr. Pearson and Mr. Glendon with respect to their observations of the crack or split or fissure in the tubing.
- Finger splits, or fissures, are one of the more frequent winter skin complaints Kunin addresses.
- Cracks, splits and holes are by definition one of the biggest problems in sealing technology.
- It allows you to visually inspect your cases for cracks and splits much more easily.
- You were not able to check whether there were any splits or tears in the lead in the parapet gutter?
- Make sure windscreen wipers are in good condition without any splits or tears
- As Mr. Kendall explained, the split or tear observed in the photographs in Mr. Johnston's report, Folio 2 page 15, is at the top of the cant.
- These cracks were narrow splits, predominantly perpendicular to the seed's long axis.
- There are also types of adhesive caulking that will mend split or loose roofing shingles as well as splits or cracks in siding.
- The rock runs north-south, with a split through the middle and the lighthouse on the larger, southern part of the rock.
- In contrast, frost cracks are vertical splits that penetrate deep into the wood.
1.2(in wood, glass)rajadura femininegrieta feminine
2.1Politics escisión feminineReligion cisma masculineReligion escisión femininethere is a three-way split in the party on this issue — en el partido hay tres corrientes de opinión al respecto
- It is doubtless unfortunate for the split to appear at this stage, with an election on the horizon.
- And its message of peace is still needed in world conflicts, neighbourhood rows, family splits - and, yes, in church divisions.
- The split within the party has led to tactical shifts in which conservatives and Democrats often team up to embarrass the ruling moderate Republicans.
- Divisions and splits in the Callaghan government had ‘led to 18 years of Thatcherism’.
- The long and short of it is that the splits and divisions on the far side of the House are irreconcilable and deep.
- Society is in chaos, tainted with conflict and splits between the haves and have-nots, conservatives and progressives, and management and labor.
- The split reflects a division of opinion among courts generally on the issue of affirmative action.
- But now, suddenly, we can't tell whether a split is a real division or just an honest difference of opinion.
- ‘There appears to be a split between the chairman and the non executives at Gresham,’ a Red Sea source said.
- One piece decries the stark split tearing the country, and another seems to pine for a sort of folksy patriotism.
- A split along national lines, whereby England's vote comprises a mirror image of that north of the Border, looks set to trigger a political row which could test the mettle of the new parliament.
- There are a lot of reasons for this failure, including the long-time split within the party between hawks and doves.
- Meanwhile, the splits within his party, he claims, have been devastating.
- Nevertheless, splits occurred along class lines, on the issue of temperance, and on account of differences in personality among the leaders.
- The voluntary organisation has been riven by internal conflict, with a split over its future direction.
- In the early 1940s, however, splits appeared in the Fianna Fail government over how beneficial land distribution was.
- The conference's family orientation also helped to prevent a split, because a division would undoubtedly have separated relatives.
- Despite the many splits and divisions which have plagued the Gaels through the years, there have always been a few things which brought us together.
- Despite divisions in Afrikanerdom and splits in the government over strategy, the security forces, including the black police, had remained loyal.
- One member who attended a special general meeting on the plan earlier this month, said the split had developed along classic generational lines.
2.2(breakup)ruptura feminineseparación feminineescisión feminine
- Duffy's sudden desire to conceive a child no longer fits into Meg's schedule, and the strain on their relationship causes a split.
- A website offering cheap divorces online has processed its 15,000th marriage split.
- The radio star and DJ have blamed hectic work schedules for causing their marriage split.
- Mrs Moffat told the inquest that Mrs Seaton had been devastated over the temporary split but did not think the relationship was going to work out.
- I thought it was a pretty useful word that allowed New Zealanders to talk about how they would look after their kids in the event of a relationship split.
- Along with the split came a new licensing agreement.
- This is possible, I suppose, although my admittedly sketchy review of the relationship didn't reveal any hints of a split.
- His acrimonious split from his wife has contributed to his blithely acknowledged misogyny, hence there are no women working in his restaurant.
- The singer has also insisted that his split from Kerry will not affect his relationship with his two children.
- Pitt says there was a certain beauty in his marriage to Aniston, and surprisingly, also in their split.
- It has since transpired that this ‘other’ woman only became Zurawski's girlfriend after a marriage split that occurred long before he arrived in Scotland.
- Fortunately, the split was relatively free of rancour, and her father remained a consistent presence and guiding spirit in her life.
- O'Byrne had an acrimonious split from his wife who formed a relationship with another man.
- News of their engagement, marriage, and split made the papers on a regular basis.
- The split was acrimonious and relations are still strained.
- It is believed his split from his second wife last month sent him back into the binge-drinking spiral which has plagued his adult life.
- Richard Cooper, defending, told the court of the marriage split which drove Franklyn to the drugs.
- A study has found that more than 70 per cent of new marriages ends in a split and the child is a main reason for the break-up.
- Is this evidence of one of the first Hollywood relationships with a friendly split?
- The inquest heard how Mr Palmer had been coping well following his split with his wife of 14 years.
2.3(share-out, distribution)a six-way split would give everyone $1,500 — si se dividiera la suma en seis partes, cada uno se llevaría $1.500
- a good/bad split — una buena/mala mano
3splits pluralto do the splits — abrirse completamente de piernas
- You see, back then, it was cool to drink a split.
- We drank a split of Taittinger Brut champagne during the appetizers, and our patience was rewarded.
botella individual de vino o champán
- Only 5 of the Yankees 14 runs were earned as the four-game series ended in a split.
- As the Series headed north after a split at Edison Field, the styles had been established but not an advantage.
- At Miami, Carlos Delgado hit a pinch-hit grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning for Florida to salvage a split in the four-game series.
- And yesterday, in a rusty performance by both teams after a month layoff, even their exhibition game ended in a split with a 5-5 draw.
- SFU's women's basketball squad pulled off a split in two tight matches against the Dinos on Jan.13 and 14.
1.1(damaged)(wood) rajado(wood) partido(lip) partidoher trousers were split at the seams — tenía las costuras de los pantalones descosidas
2.1(divided)the problem of having a split site — el problema de trabajar con dos locales (or centros etc.) separados
2.2(in factions)divididoto be split three ways — estar dividido en tres
1.1(break)(stone/wood) partirto split the atom — dividir el átomo
- to split sth in two/in half — partir algo en dos/por la mitad
- Then Gondwanaland itself split to form what we now know as South America, Africa and Madagascar.
- The kernels split lengthwise so the white inside of the kernel is visible.
- Some barley heads have split already, the beaded kernels fallen at the urging of the sun's heat.
- After the appropriate treatment period, the pods were removed from the plant, placed onto ice, and split along the suture.
- The greatest danger is death from a sudden split in the aorta.
- First, be sure that the plant will respond to being split; not everything does, herbaceous peonies being a prime example.
- The statue began to split apart down the middle.
- The smaller berries are also usually less liable to congestion and compression within the bunch, and are therefore less likely to split or suffer spoilage as a result of fungal diseases or bacteria.
- Alternatively, if you are cooking for two it is simply split in half.
- I opened up my packet of cookies and split one in half.
- This really made me laugh reading this, and now my cold sore's split on my lip and it's bleeding again.
- The wooden barrel guard was split along half its length and the barrel itself was badly corroded.
- The intensity caused him to rip at the fabric which tore, splitting at the seam.
- A mineral that has cleavage will break or split along planes.
- Warping, splitting along the grain, the breaking apart of joins, the flaking of paint and ground from the wooden substrate, and insect damage are all commonly encountered.
- One tossed the stuff I'd just split on the woodpile while the other set another piece up on the block.
- Then, when the sun goes down, the outer bark may freeze too quickly and split on the side last facing the sun.
- Thermal expansion and contraction of rock occurs between day and night time as temperatures fluctuate, generating sheeting of the outer layers of blocks and the sudden splitting of boulders.
- The berries then swell suddenly and often split, resulting in fungal and bacterial infection of the bunches.
- It turned its lights back on, suddenly splitting in two.
1.2(burst)she borrowed my skirt and split the seams — se puso mi falda y le abrió las costuras
- he bent down and split his pants — se agachó y reventó los pantalones
- she split her head open — se partió / se abrió la cabeza
1.3(divide into factions)(nation/church) dividir(nation/church) escindirthis issue has split public opinion — este asunto ha dividido a la opinión pública
- The survey, conducted between mid-April and mid-June, found most ethnic groups were evenly split on the issue of national identity.
- Nationalist activists were thus split over constitutional issues as well as partisan versus non-partisan political strategies.
- However, the scientific community is split over the issue.
- Views are split over whether to apply for shares.
- The lough-side village has been split over the issue with one side arguing that the football pitch was required to meet the sporting needs of the young.
- Later, it was learned that the largest faction in the House was split over the issue.
- He talks candidly about his feelings over these turbulent months and discusses his views on the issues splitting the modern Church.
- The party, which was deeply split on the issue, could very well break apart.
- The party which has for over 100 years been the main focus of working class politics is now split over an issue of life and death.
- By 1972 the Democratic Party in North Carolina was deeply split over the issue of race.
- The road has proved to be a contentious issue, splitting the village of Hilperton into two camps, one supporting the application, the other campaigning against it.
- The European Union, in fact, is deeply split over such issues as its budget and constitution.
- The prime minister's Social Democratic party is itself notoriously split on the issue of European integration.
- When the group almost split over the issue of whether to focus on confrontational action or voter registration, she healed the breach by saying it should work on both.
- In the past members have been split over the issue, with some wanting to move and others forming a preservation society because they wanted to stay.
- The nation appears to be split over the question of whether abortion should be available on demand or only under certain conditions.
- The Government is split over the issue of drugs in prison.
- Workers leaving Longbridge yesterday were split on who was responsible for the crisis.
- Conservation groups are also split, the Ramblers Association calling on the park authority to reject the plans.
- Cultural issues have split libertarians from social conservatives.
2(divide, share)(money/food/cost) dividirwe'll split the cost three ways — dividimos el gasto en tres
- do you want to split a bottle? — ¿nos tomamos una botella a medias?
- they split them into three groups — los dividieron / separaron en tres grupos
- to split one's ticket/ballot — votar a candidatos de distintos partidos para distintos cargos
- Her hair was pulled back into a large ponytail which was split into five separate braids.
- We then split the responsibility in terms of who does what.
- We all drink litres of iced water and then we split the bill - usually about £1 each.
- Stalin urged that the invasion should be launched as early as possible so that the Germans would be forced to split their resources between the Eastern and Western fronts.
- Suppose a couple agrees to split their assets, with one taking cash and the other taking mutual funds and stocks.
- By splitting your investment between the stocks of two different companies, you reduce the potential risk to your portfolio.
- This electricity splits the water molecules in an electrolyte, producing hydrogen.
- Under the new scheme, the town centre will be split into 12 different zones which council bosses claim could be cleared in minutes.
- Next, inform them it is traditional in your country to split a bottle of liquor when strangers meet.
- The flow of coolant when entering our heatsink base is split into six separate channels and two separate directions.
- But splitting his responsibilities with another MP would at least save him the indignity of being sacked.
- The playing field is split into three separate areas: surface, air, and underground.
- Songwriting duties are split between the foursome with Liam weighing in with three decent enough efforts.
- Currently, the federal and state governments split the responsibility for hospitals, community care and doctors.
- Sozopol is split into two main parts: the old town and new town - known as Harmanite.
- We paid for the fish, and Gwen grabbed a soda for herself and me to split before we headed out to her car.
- The water molecule is split into hydrogen ions (positively charged atoms) and oxygen.
- Friday night I had a massage, then a boy came over and we split a bottle of red wine on my back step.
- It left me absolutely dumbfounded to see the 25-foot high walls, to see how towns have been split into two.
- The result is that D's share is split between B and C, so that each gets €180,000.
- Balloons cost between 3 and 4 million and pilots often form syndicates to split the cost and share balloons.
- The program is split into three separate phases.
- But when did the Olympics split into separate Summer and Winter Games, and where were the first Winter Olympics held?
- After only 5 hours one of the porters felt he did not want to carry on, so we split the load between the five of us and entered the bush walking along narrow tracks with deer jumping around ahead of us.
- The response was split evenly - 44 percent didn't work; 44 percent did work.
- He welcomed another measure now set to be adopted by the agency, under which the westbound carriageway will be split into two separate lanes.
- The development will be split into five separate blocks.
- It takes energy to split the water molecule and release hydrogen, but that energy is later recovered during oxidation to produce water.
- The retail business of both his Florida and New Mexico stores was split evenly between new and pre-owned vehicles.
- Are the two of you planning to split incomes/job responsibilities in the future?
- Arrangements had been made for splitting the booty, and discussions had been held on future joint operations.
- The cotton country on this farm is split into two separate developments of about 1250 acres each.
- She wouldn't have to live in Dulles full time; she could split her duties between New York and Virginia.
- After much debate, it was split into two separate and distinct countries.
- This resulted in two items being added, no items being dropped, one item being split into two separate items, and one item having minor wording changes.
- The couple now split the childcare duties, although Hough insists that her husband is the better parent.
- Classes, which last for 45 minutes, are split into separate sessions for babies, one- to two-year-olds, and two- to four-year-olds.
- Why didn't you work together with the other pirates and just split the booty?
- For their first date, he invited her to split a bottle of whiskey under a highway overpass.
- The exam is split into 10 separate tests, which last from two minutes to 18 minutes.
1(crack, burst)(rock/wood) partirse(wood/rock) rajarse(seam/leather) abrirse(leather/seam) rompersehis bag split (open) — se le rompió / rajó la bolsa
- my head is splitting — la cabeza me va a estallar
- I've got a splitting headache — me duele muchísimo la cabeza
2(political party/church) dividirse(political party/church) escindirseto split into sth — dividirse / escindirse en algo
3slang(leave)abrirse slanglargarse informaltomarse las de Villadiego informal
- It was a wonderful venue - pity about the DJ - but not quite up to par so we split early and headed for another club to dance what was left of the night away.
4British informal(denounce)to split on sb — acusar a algn
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