In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(vehicle/plane) dirigir(plane/vehicle) conducir(ship) gobernarthe truck was steering a straight cmoourse — el camión avanzaba en línea recta
- the captain steered (a course) for home — el capitán puso rumbo a casa
- we must steer a moderate course — tenemos que adoptar una línea moderada
- to steer one's way — abrirse paso
- to steer one's way through the crowd — abrirse paso entre la multitud
- she steered her way through the difficulties — fue sorteando las dificultades
- he steered his way into port — entró a puerto
- Sailors steer dinghies using a rudder and the crew use their body weight to counterbalance the forces developed by the sail and their common characteristic are lifting centreboards.
- The rudder is all what you have to steer the airplane.
- The port tunnel will steer lorries away from Dublin's quays, drawing people back to the river.
- David grabbed hold of the steering wheel, trying to steer the car through the furious traffic on the highway.
- They were arrested when they were trying to steer the ship into a Somali port.
- He was unable to row the boat and couldn't steer the vessel having lost his rudder on day one of the voyage.
- It steers her vessel down the river, as if on a predestined course.
- Without hydraulic subsystems, we slowed and steered the aircraft with differential power, coming to a stop on an off-duty runway.
- Who but a fool would entrust his life to the hands of such a captain who steers his vessel according to his whims and fancies, and not by the Government chart?
- During the takeoff run, use pure nosewheel/tailwheel steering until the rudder gathers enough aerodynamic authority.
- The free swiveling nose wheel is steered by differential brakes, rudder and throttles and the aircraft is very maneuverable on the ground.
- She said the boat's captain was ill so Ramdhanie, eager to steer the boat, had set sail with a two-man crew.
- Boeing has made one such system and used it to steer military aircraft remotely.
- Phaire grabbed the wheel and steered the car and the driver saw where he held it at the top of the wheel.
- The boatman steers the boat out into the current where Paul and his fellow co-celebrity, Scotland rugby star Rob Wainwright, make the first casts of the season.
- With the wise guys steering the ship and the youngsters learning from them, we'll be a better industry tomorrow than we were yesterday.
- The rationale was that the manual should have pointed out that cruise control does not actually steer a car even if it is maintaining its speed.
- They probably incapacitated the flight crews, then took over the controls and steered the aircraft into their targets, the experts said.
- This is a very responsive boat and inexperienced operators will need to be careful not to over trim and steer a boat that responds so quickly.
- This would be analogous to steering an aircraft by fooling an autopilot into responding to a non-existing course deviation.
2(guide)llevarconducirshe steered the conversation around to the subject of money — llevó / desvió la conversación hacia el tema del dinero
- they're steering investment away from traditional industries — están desviando / alejando la inversión de las industrias tradicionales
- But, although the striker was in a perfect position to score, a brilliant tackle by Deloumeaux steered the ball off his toe.
- From the resultant penalty, Wood went for goal, but on this occasion the malevolent wind steered the ball off target.
- Dennis Bergkamp swings in a free-kick from the left, Gilberto flicks it goalwards and it fizzes narrowly wide. Patrick Vieira lunged in an attempt to steer the ball home, but to no avail.
- Nor could it have been good for the ego when Toibin promptly steered the conversation back to Eddie Hobbs.
- When I finally track down Wah for a brief chat at 8: 30 a.m. at his home office, the elusive poet steers the conversation to others, deflecting the attention.
- Finn asked, attempting to steer the conversation onto a different track.
- Jou frequently made attempts to steer the conversation toward Rork, but Valen would not allow it.
- Lehmann steered a ball from Strong to third man and called for a second run but he had not anticipated Brown hitting the stumps with a fast throw from the boundary edge.
- Unnoticeably, she steered the conversation far away from the subject.
- Nawaz, after a streaky boundary to third man off Ganguly, was caught at slip next ball attempting to steer the ball in the same direction.
- Barker was first to react and the striker steered the ball into the net from close range to put the Rams 2-up.
- The Reds got off to a good start and took the lead when Jonathan Brennan steered the ball past Niall Fitzpatrick who was having a great game in the Blues goal.
- The pilot attempted to steer the chopper off to the side but he couldn't manage it in time.
- Although he attempted to steer the horses back on course, he could not prevent them from running into the plaintiff and injuring her.
- The plane dramatically fell from 27,000 ft to 3,000 ft in just eight minutes as the pilot attempted to steer his way into the Roma airport to land.
- After thirty minutes, she attempted to steer the conversation away from himself before she went insane.
- I attempted to steer the conversation towards another course.
- He sent in a delicate chip on goal which produced a top class save from the Saints goalkeeper, Roy just managing to get a fingertip to the ball to steer Convery's effort to safety.
- As it turned out Lowry popped up at the far post to steer the ball home for the lead.
- I held back a smile at his obvious attempt to steer me back on course.
1Nautical estar al timónNautical ir al timónMotor Vehicles ir al volanteto steer by a compass/the stars — guiarse por la brújula/las estrellas
- he steered south/for the harbor — navegó hacia el Sur/con rumbo al puerto
- I steered toward the left — giré el volante hacia la izquierda
- The driver steered into trees and bushes at the side of the road to try to slow the vehicle.
- A small vessel was slowly steering towards her, although it looked like it had seen better days.
- The light turned into a tunnel, which Patrick steered into.
- She steered in the direction of the bar, but I got the feeling she was only under the pretence of buying more drinks.
- After detecting objects using a front-mounted camera, the obstacle's presence is noted by the Linux-based computer, and the bike steers around it.
- But Ransome was my man - his boy sailors steered their boats as close to the banks as possible and coiled ropes as neatly as interior decorators.
- The ship steered towards the great lighthouse, around whose base, waves boiled white and broke in showers of foam against treacherous dark rocks.
- She steered into the oncoming lane, and motioned for the Dodge to pull over.
- I steered into the bike racks, and dismounted from my alloy steed, then rushed back through the opening in the chain link fence.
- It has sure-footed, precise handling with a very rigid platform, good steering, a willing engine and a great set of brakes.
- The Team quickly steered into formation, making the necessary preparations and performing the jump through lightspace in a matter of moments.
- He placed his arm around her shoulders and steered in the direction he came from.
- The wind was pushing the car from the left, and each time it dropped I swerved slightly in that direction from steering into the gale in an effort to keep myself on the road.
- He steers to the left, accelerates to near bumper-nudging distance, in effort I assume to intimidate the first driver into submission.
- There really isn't any reason for it to have steered in that direction, but they do wobble a little bit.
- It was as if both the man and the driver saw each other at the same time. The coach steered over to the left and the front left wheel went up the kerb.
- Ritter took the helm and steered the ship into the sea.
- Thus, to protect himself, he steered and drove in the direction of the police station.
- If this is not in the same direction that you had in mind for them, they will often need to be trained onto the support that they have been given and actively steered in the right direction.
- The police car was trying to get out of the way but Mac steered into it.
- The charioteers were crack units of specially-trained frogmen who sat astride a 30 ft-long torpedo which they steered into enemy harbours.
2(handle)the new model steers effortlessly — el nuevo modelo es muy fácil de manejar Latin America
1(tip, advice)dato masculinea bum steer — un pésimo dato
1(young bull)novillo masculine
- On the date of harvest, steers were transported to a commercial packing plant 34 km from the experimental feedlot.
- Utilization of mature low-quality grass hay by lambs and steers supplemented with soybean meal products
- Enhanced immune function was not equivocal in beef feedlot steers.
- Results of preconditioning steers and heifers are similar.
- Heifers had more desirable yield and quality grades than steers.
- In the current experiments, no relationship was observed in Angus × Simmental steers and heifers.
- Organizers plan to slaughter fed cattle, Holstein steers and cows at the plant and produce specialty beef for Jewish and Muslim markets.
- Carcass revenue increased for heavier carcasses and steers had a higher value relative to heifers.
- In many cases it paid the highest price across the various grades of steers, heifers and cows.
- Producers in northeastern New Mexico typically purchase steers to graze pasture from different regions of the country.
- English has cattle, cows, bulls, bullocks, heifers, steers, oxen, and a few more [and spot who has never been good on where ox ends and oxen begin].
- In April, half the steers were sent to a feedlot in Steele's Tavern, while the rest stayed in West Virginia to graze rotationally.
- Increased gain from supplementing yearling steers DDGS while grazing summer range did not affect feedlot performance and can be economical.
- Both heifers and steers showed a significant treatment effect on the severity of abscesses.
- Our first assignment was to move a group of steers from one holding pen, down an aisle, into a holding tub, through a curved chute, then weigh them on a scale and move them through a squeeze chute.
- They raised cackling laying hens and pastured fat, spotted steers.
- Beef cattle sold included steers, heifers not kept for replacements, and market bulls and cows.
- However, the problems of the steers, heifers and cow trade have been completely ignored and farmers simply are not making money.
- Bull calves from dairy herds are usually castrated, becoming steers, and sent to feedlots, where they are fattened for slaughter, usually before the age of 2.
- At the factories, Mr. Bryan said agents were finding it more difficult to get under 30 month steers and beef heifers were also in scarce supply and strong demand.
2(castrated bull)buey masculine
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