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
- The rock runs north-south, with a split through the middle and the lighthouse on the larger, southern part of the rock.
- 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.
- In contrast, frost cracks are vertical splits that penetrate deep into the wood.
- These cracks were narrow splits, predominantly perpendicular to the seed's long axis.
- Finger splits, or fissures, are one of the more frequent winter skin complaints Kunin addresses.
- Repair splits or tears with nail glue or clear polish.
- There are also types of adhesive caulking that will mend split or loose roofing shingles as well as splits or cracks in siding.
- Cracks, splits and holes are by definition one of the biggest problems in sealing technology.
- Equally uncomfortable as cold sores are cracks and splits that can sometimes occur in the corners of the mouth or on the lips.
- 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.
- Make sure windscreen wipers are in good condition without any splits or tears
- 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.
- You were not able to check whether there were any splits or tears in the lead in the parapet gutter?
- It allows you to visually inspect your cases for cracks and splits much more easily.
- 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.
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
- And its message of peace is still needed in world conflicts, neighbourhood rows, family splits - and, yes, in church divisions.
- 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.
- One piece decries the stark split tearing the country, and another seems to pine for a sort of folksy patriotism.
- Society is in chaos, tainted with conflict and splits between the haves and have-nots, conservatives and progressives, and management and labor.
- Meanwhile, the splits within his party, he claims, have been devastating.
- 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.
- The split reflects a division of opinion among courts generally on the issue of affirmative action.
- The split within the party has led to tactical shifts in which conservatives and Democrats often team up to embarrass the ruling moderate Republicans.
- 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 appears to be a split between the chairman and the non executives at Gresham,’ a Red Sea source said.
- 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.
- The voluntary organisation has been riven by internal conflict, with a split over its future direction.
- There are a lot of reasons for this failure, including the long-time split within the party between hawks and doves.
- It is doubtless unfortunate for the split to appear at this stage, with an election on the horizon.
- But now, suddenly, we can't tell whether a split is a real division or just an honest difference of opinion.
- 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.
- Nevertheless, splits occurred along class lines, on the issue of temperance, and on account of differences in personality among the leaders.
2.2(breakup)ruptura feminineseparación feminineescisión feminine
- 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.
- Duffy's sudden desire to conceive a child no longer fits into Meg's schedule, and the strain on their relationship causes a split.
- 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.
- 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.
- The radio star and DJ have blamed hectic work schedules for causing their marriage 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.
- Richard Cooper, defending, told the court of the marriage split which drove Franklyn to the drugs.
- Pitt says there was a certain beauty in his marriage to Aniston, and surprisingly, also in their 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.
- Is this evidence of one of the first Hollywood relationships with a friendly split?
- The singer has also insisted that his split from Kerry will not affect his relationship with his two children.
- A website offering cheap divorces online has processed its 15,000th marriage split.
- 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.
- O'Byrne had an acrimonious split from his wife who formed a relationship with another man.
- The inquest heard how Mr Palmer had been coping well following his split with his wife of 14 years.
- The split was acrimonious and relations are still strained.
- Along with the split came a new licensing agreement.
- News of their engagement, marriage, and split made the papers on a regular basis.
- Fortunately, the split was relatively free of rancour, and her father remained a consistent presence and guiding spirit in her life.
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 — hacer el spagat Spain
4US(bottle)botella individual de vino o champán
- 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.
- 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.
- SFU's women's basketball squad pulled off a split in two tight matches against the Dinos on Jan.13 and 14.
- As the Series headed north after a split at Edison Field, the styles had been established but not an advantage.
- Only 5 of the Yankees 14 runs were earned as the four-game series ended in a split.
- 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.
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)(wood/stone) partirto split the atom — fisionar / desintegrar el átomo
- to split sth in two/in half — partir algo en dos/por la mitad
- First, be sure that the plant will respond to being split; not everything does, herbaceous peonies being a prime example.
- 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.
- 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.
- After the appropriate treatment period, the pods were removed from the plant, placed onto ice, and split along the suture.
- 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.
- Some barley heads have split already, the beaded kernels fallen at the urging of the sun's heat.
- Alternatively, if you are cooking for two it is simply split in half.
- A mineral that has cleavage will break or split along planes.
- The berries then swell suddenly and often split, resulting in fungal and bacterial infection of the bunches.
- Then Gondwanaland itself split to form what we now know as South America, Africa and Madagascar.
- 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 greatest danger is death from a sudden split in the aorta.
- The kernels split lengthwise so the white inside of the kernel is visible.
- This really made me laugh reading this, and now my cold sore's split on my lip and it's bleeding again.
- The intensity caused him to rip at the fabric which tore, splitting at the seam.
- The wooden barrel guard was split along half its length and the barrel itself was badly corroded.
- The statue began to split apart down the middle.
- It turned its lights back on, suddenly splitting in two.
- I opened up my packet of cookies and split one in half.
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)(church/nation) dividir(church/nation) escindirthis issue has split public opinion — este asunto ha dividido a la opinión pública
- 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.
- 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.
- Nationalist activists were thus split over constitutional issues as well as partisan versus non-partisan political strategies.
- He talks candidly about his feelings over these turbulent months and discusses his views on the issues splitting the modern Church.
- Cultural issues have split libertarians from social conservatives.
- 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.
- Workers leaving Longbridge yesterday were split on who was responsible for the crisis.
- 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.
- Conservation groups are also split, the Ramblers Association calling on the park authority to reject the plans.
- 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.
- Views are split over whether to apply for shares.
- The party, which was deeply split on the issue, could very well break apart.
- The European Union, in fact, is deeply split over such issues as its budget and constitution.
- However, the scientific community is split over the issue.
- The prime minister's Social Democratic party is itself notoriously split on the issue of European integration.
- The survey, conducted between mid-April and mid-June, found most ethnic groups were evenly split on the issue of national identity.
- Later, it was learned that the largest faction in the House was split over the issue.
- The Government is split over the issue of drugs in prison.
- The nation appears to be split over the question of whether abortion should be available on demand or only under certain conditions.
2(divide, share)(cost/money/food) 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
- He welcomed another measure now set to be adopted by the agency, under which the westbound carriageway will be split into two separate lanes.
- Her hair was pulled back into a large ponytail which was split into five separate braids.
- Sozopol is split into two main parts: the old town and new town - known as Harmanite.
- Why didn't you work together with the other pirates and just split the booty?
- The playing field is split into three separate areas: surface, air, and underground.
- The exam is split into 10 separate tests, which last from two minutes to 18 minutes.
- The couple now split the childcare duties, although Hough insists that her husband is the better parent.
- 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.
- Currently, the federal and state governments split the responsibility for hospitals, community care and doctors.
- Under the new scheme, the town centre will be split into 12 different zones which council bosses claim could be cleared in minutes.
- Arrangements had been made for splitting the booty, and discussions had been held on future joint operations.
- We then split the responsibility in terms of who does what.
- This electricity splits the water molecules in an electrolyte, producing hydrogen.
- It left me absolutely dumbfounded to see the 25-foot high walls, to see how towns have been split into two.
- We all drink litres of iced water and then we split the bill - usually about £1 each.
- Balloons cost between 3 and 4 million and pilots often form syndicates to split the cost and share balloons.
- But when did the Olympics split into separate Summer and Winter Games, and where were the first Winter Olympics held?
- She wouldn't have to live in Dulles full time; she could split her duties between New York and Virginia.
- Songwriting duties are split between the foursome with Liam weighing in with three decent enough efforts.
- Next, inform them it is traditional in your country to split a bottle of liquor when strangers meet.
- The response was split evenly - 44 percent didn't work; 44 percent did work.
- The result is that D's share is split between B and C, so that each gets €180,000.
- After much debate, it was split into two separate and distinct countries.
- The retail business of both his Florida and New Mexico stores was split evenly between new and pre-owned vehicles.
- We paid for the fish, and Gwen grabbed a soda for herself and me to split before we headed out to her car.
- It takes energy to split the water molecule and release hydrogen, but that energy is later recovered during oxidation to produce water.
- The development will be split into five separate blocks.
- The cotton country on this farm is split into two separate developments of about 1250 acres each.
- 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.
- Suppose a couple agrees to split their assets, with one taking cash and the other taking mutual funds and stocks.
- The flow of coolant when entering our heatsink base is split into six separate channels and two separate directions.
- The program is split into three separate phases.
- Classes, which last for 45 minutes, are split into separate sessions for babies, one- to two-year-olds, and two- to four-year-olds.
- For their first date, he invited her to split a bottle of whiskey under a highway overpass.
- 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.
- Friday night I had a massage, then a boy came over and we split a bottle of red wine on my back step.
- The water molecule is split into hydrogen ions (positively charged atoms) and oxygen.
- Are the two of you planning to split incomes/job responsibilities in the future?
- But splitting his responsibilities with another MP would at least save him the indignity of being sacked.
- By splitting your investment between the stocks of two different companies, you reduce the potential risk to your portfolio.
1(crack, burst)(wood/rock) partirse(rock/wood) rajarse(leather/seam) 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(church/political party) 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 — chivarse de algn Spain informal
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