In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(astral body)astro masculinefeminine estrellathe morning star — el lucero del alba / de la mañana
- it's (written) in the stars — está escrito
- what do the stars foretell today? — ¿qué dicen los astros para hoy?
- to be born under a lucky/an unlucky star — nacer con buena/mala estrella
- But he visits one website and his declining star goes super nova.
- In the early 1800s William Herschel counted stars in different directions.
- The planet, more than twice the size of Jupiter, orbits two stars, a pulsar and a white dwarf that linked together about a billion years ago.
- Apart from the sun, our own star, the nearest star to us is Proxima Centauri, 4.2 light years away.
- This new heat supply causes the outer layers of the star to expand and cool, and the star becomes a red giant, or a red supergiant if it is very massive.
- The red star below the saucepan is ‘Betelgeuse’ and is a supergiant star about 320 light years distant.
- No-one could escape the influence of the stars, he was alleged to be telling them, and it was therefore as well to know one's own future from a chart-reading.
- Later, astronomers further scrutinized this star with the Hubble Space Telescope.
- Most neutron stars are created when a large star dies as a supernova.
- Cavalcanti berated the philosopher for giving so much consideration to the influence of the stars.
- This is an easy way to differentiate Mars or Saturn from the stars at night.
- Previous attempts to measure a neutron star's redshift focused on a star with an enormous magnetic field.
- A stellar-mass black hole forms when a heavy star collapses under its own weight in a supernova explosion.
- So it's incredible to think that millions of people from housewives to world leaders rely on the stars to determine their fortune, financial or otherwise.
- Castor's skill with horses is said to be shared by those born under the influence of the star.
- So next time you go out at night to watch the stars with a group of friends and you have to share the only telescope, be patient.
- Similarly Sirius, the most luminous star in all the heavens, actually has a faint companion.
- The Sun will then continue its life as a red giant star, but not for long.
- Luminous stars flecked the black night sky like fireflies.
- Many planets have been found revolving around stars outside the Solar System.
- Astronomers know little about the strength of stellar winds around young stars and red dwarfs.
- This was done by using Hubble to peer halfway across the universe to find ancient exploding stars called supernovae.
- The group of astronomers studied a sample of 74 red supergiant stars in the Milky Way.
- But Tarenghi is most thrilled about the observations of pulsating stars known as Cepheid variables.
2feminine estrellamasculine asteriscothe Star of David — la estrella de David
- a four-star hotel — un hotel de cuatro estrellas
- two-/four-star petrol — nafta normal/súper
- If you're planning to take the kids with you, Emirates has to be the choice because it rated five stars for assisting parents with children.
- The Government has announced it is scrapping the star ratings system for NHS services and is considering a replacement.
- If I had not tasted Sainsbury's, I would have awarded this five stars.
- Why is there a star next to some users' names on the active users lists?
- The star ratings were awarded after all trusts were assessed against key targets from April 2003 to March 2004.
- Making a best and worst film list for the year is a task some critics love and I've usually avoided, for the same reason that I avoid giving ratings or stars.
- Hence four stars, not five, for otherwise this is a terrific performance by the London Symphony Orchestra on its own label.
- Mr Skelton said the star ratings did not reflect the continuing hard work and commitment of staff.
- We would like to go further next year and get four or five stars if we can.
- Gucci's Rush, which he gave five stars, smelt like ‘an infant's breath mixed with his mother's hair spray’.
- One of the problems with the star ratings is that the margin of failure needs only to be quite small for vital stars to be lost.
- The project received one star, in a system where no stars indicates poor and three excellent.
- A children's sun spray from Nivea claimed a UVA star rating of three, yet the tests found it was two.
- The star ratings, launched this year by the Department of Health, cover all councils in England with social services responsibilities.
- Two stars indicate sites that really must be visited; one star designates sites that should not be missed if you are in the area.
- Wiltshire Ambulance has been awarded no stars in NHS performance ratings for two consecutive years after failing to meet response time targets.
- He is the only man to have been awarded five stars on the Hollywood Walk of fame and this collection is a worthy testament to his singing talents.
- The car scored five stars in the Euro NCAP crash tests.
- Local authorities can receive up to three stars - indicating excellent - for their performance.
- I wonder to what heights a restaurant must climb in order for A A Gill to award it five stars?
- Overall, four and a half stars out of five for this performance.
3(celebrity)estrella feminineshe became a star overnight — se convirtió en una estrella / alcanzó el estrellato de la noche a la mañana
- a movie star — una estrella de cine
- before noun star attraction — atracción estelar / especial
- star performance — actuación estelar
- his star pupil — su alumno estrella
- she's got star quality — tiene madera de estrella
- star role — papel estelar
- star witness — testigo principal
- Sport stars are big news these days, and not always for how they perform on the pitch, the track, the arena or in the pool or the ring.
- Oldfield was the biggest star of an emerging sport struggling to gain a foothold of legitimacy.
- He's a famous star, sees a big picture of himself as the limo drives him to his hotel, an ad of his pushing some kind of liquor.
- The tennis star lost her U.S. Open quarter-final match against after the umpire appeared to make three erroneous calls that went against her.
- The man you saw on the screen was a down-to-earth, likeable guy who just happened to be a TV star.
- Plus in the Democratic race, Bill Bradley gets a political assist from the biggest star in professional sports.
- Well, former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco has said some of the biggest stars in his sport used steroids.
- Ask them who their heroes are and they will all be ephemeral figures - stars of sport and pop music.
- In fact, they've issued subpoenas to some of the sport's biggest stars.
- Bob was enabled and allowed to pursue this kind of destructive behaviour because he was a minor TV star.
- In America, women players are genuine stars and the sport is far more established.
- Ordinary Mayo sportspeople turned into sports stars of the same quality as Roy Keane or Eddie Irvine.
- Principally, though, Save The Last Dance importantly heralded the arrival of Julia Stiles as an actress with genuine star quality.
- Simon Cowell is the music mogul who has become a bigger star than the pop idols he helped create.
- Sports stars can be incredibly talented, innovative and breathtaking, but they're not geniuses.
- Pop and sports stars will get the message out on radio and TV, and schools are being asked to sign up to an anti-bullying Charter for Action.
- He persuaded a number of former TV child stars to play cameo roles in the movie.
- A crude, funny novel about a Texas football player who becomes a star in the Big Apple.
- The leading aviators became as famous as sports stars and Hollywood actors.
- Then, of course, he became the biggest rap star on the planet.
1Television Cinema Theatrethe famous film which starred Bogart and Bergman — la famosa película que tuvo como protagonistas a Bogart y Bergman
- '2005', starring Mike Kirnon — '2005', con (la actuación estelar de) Mike Kirnon
- Dennis Lehane's Mystic River was made into a film starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon and Laura Linney.
- While in New York, he bumped into David Rubinoff, the playwright responsible for Stuck, a one-man show starring Sean Power that Zotter had seen and loved in Toronto.
- I've never actually seen a movie or television show starring Amanda Bynes, but a little Web search reveals that the teenager has been busy.
- The Bachchans appeared on the big screen after a gap of 20 years when they starred in record-breaking film Kabhi Kushi Kabhie Gham in 2001.
- Premiering at the Public Theatre last summer, the play originally starred Jeffrey Wright as Lincoln and Don Cheadle as Booth.
- Eventually he found work with the BBC and in 1998 his first major work, a comedy drama called The Theory of Flight, was made into a film starring Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter.
- Christopher Plummer starred in the title role, for which he won a Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical.
- Manuel Puig's thought-provoking play was adapted for the Oscar-winning film starring William Hurt and Raul Julia.
- One of the alleged victims is the indigenous actor Tommy Lewis, who later starred in the Australian film The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith.
- Martin's previous works include Mary Reilly, a reworking of the Jekyll and Hyde story from the perspective of a housemaid, which was made into a 1996 film starring Julia Roberts.
- Two years later it was made into a Hollywood film starring Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Anjelica Huston, Shirley MacLaine and Daryl Hannah.
- I'm one of three rappers starring in the film Rap Dreams, directed by Kevin Epps.
- In 1986, she starred in the title role in Trevor Nunn's film Lady Jane, about the ill-fated nine-day queen, Lady Jane Grey.
- The actress starred in more than 50 movies over the course of her 11-year career.
- The play starring Anna Manahan and Des Keogh is a much-loved favourite not only in the county but internationally and was recently nominated for an outer critic circle award in New York.
- The actor has also starred in TV shows Two Pints of Larger and a Packet of Crisps, and Paradise Heights.
- It is a literary event that crowns his trilogy of epic books about America culminating in The Human Stain (poorly adapted last year as a film starring Nicole Kidman and Anthony Hopkins).
- The actor starred in Yes Minister and the follow-up comedy Yes Prime Minister with the late Nigel Hawthorne and the late Paul Eddington during the 1980s.
- The Glenrothes-born actor has also starred in films such as Mission Impossible II and Ripley's Game.
- She is well qualified for the role, having already starred in the ABC-TV biopic The Audrey Hepburn Story.
- Louis Begley is perhaps currently best known as the author of About Schmidt, the novel from which the recent acclaimed film starring Jack Nicholson was adapted.
- He has appeared in soaps and cable movies and, on the back of his role in Friends, starred in the sci-fi remake Lost In Space and the family comedy Ed.
- Richmal Crompton's famous stories of high-spirited tearaway William Brown were first adapted for television in a 1951 BBC play starring Robert Sandford.
- Hashmi has starred in a dozen films since his 2003 debut role.
- Eighties pop-lit sensation Jay McInerney penned the novel -, which was made into a film starring Michael J. Fox in 1988.
- Adapted by Simon Moore the gripping play will star Helen Norton as Annie Wilkes and Jonathan Ryan as Paul Sheldon.
- Richard has also played various roles on stage and even starred in a short film shot on location in Laois.
- Pickwick first ran in 1963 in London's West End when Sir Harry Secombe starred in the title role.
- Generations of school pupils have studied the American tale of injustice and prejudice in Depression-era Alabama while the 1962 film starring Gregory Peck is an enduring classic.
- Outside the Pacific Rim, however, the majority of films with women starring in action roles have died a sad death at the box office.
- The play originally starred John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson, and was a huge success.
- The calendar, which has raised £1 million for Leukaemia Research, went on to be made into a block-busting film starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters.
- The actress has starred in films such as Something About Mary, Vanilla Sky and last year's epic Gangs of New York and is one of Tinseltown's hottest stars.
- When I was 4, I went backstage at a play starring Tony Robinson.
- Freaky Friday doesn't bring anything new to the genre - it's a remake of a 1976 film starring Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster - but gets by on sparky performances from its leads.
- Sidney Lumet's unforgettable film starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb is a celluloid classic, a whodunit in which we never see the crime, the victim or the accused.
- Some of the actors starred in the society's first play, the Greek tragedy ‘Agamemnon’ held back in December.
- This is the actress who, in 1956 at the wee age of 10, starred in the lead role of The Bad Seed - now widely regarded as a major landmark in the horror genre.
- He began his career in Shakespearean stage roles, then starred in David Lynch's Dune, Blue Velvet and, perhaps most famously, Twin Peaks.
- The Walsall-born actor has starred in numerous hit shows including Babyfather, Silent Witness and Cutting It.
2(mark)(items/passage) marcar con un asterisco
- Hotels in France are regulated and starred according to price, so rates are posted up front, helping to avoid the price-comparison and guessing game you often have to play in the States.
- Items are starred according to their relative importance and whether the committee is recommended to approve the action or policy, or to provide comment.
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