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(stock, supply)reserva feminineprovisión feminineto keep a store of sth — tener una reserva / provisión de algo
- she has a vast store of witty anecdotes — tiene una enorme colección de anécdotas graciosas
- he has a store of experience to draw on — tiene el recurso de su amplia experiencia
- in store
- we always keep some drink in store — siempre tenemos bebida de reserva
- there's a surprise in store for her — la espera una sorpresa
- knowing what was in store, she left home — sabiendo lo que la esperaba, se fue de la casa
- we have a surprise in store for you — te tenemos (preparada) una sorpresa
- who knows what the future has in store? — ¿quién sabe lo que nos deparará el futuro?
- to set great/little store by sth — dar mucho/poco valor a algo
- Having a good sense of humour doesn't mean you have to have a store of jokes or tell them perfectly.
- The old fashioned gold standard was that money is a store of wealth not a generator of wealth.
- Memorates and personal narratives are something else, however, and she has a store of such narratives.
- As a store of pure wisdom, the book is by common agreement unequaled.
- It is a good idea to have a store of colostrum in the freezer for back up.
- Money, as a store of value, was an early facilitator of savings and one of the great inventions of mankind.
- Fittingly, this book provides a store of fascinating insights for those who love him, and a supply of brickbats for those who don't.
- Over the longer term the dollar's biggest failure has been as a store of value.
- Here, the dollar is ubiquitous as a store of value, a measure of wealth and a pricing mechanism.
- Mathematics became for me, not a store of past knowledge, but creative activity of the highest form, directed towards the future.
- Most of us carry a store of memories and hopes of beach life, from rock pools and sandcastles to romantic encounters walking along the silver sands on a desert island.
- A store of timber in Oldham also was available to the local population for building.
- There is also strong demand for gold bars as a store of value.
- By being people that others respect and admire, we build up a store of power we can use for projects of our own.
- During these five years, the child builds up a store of knowledge about the environment, masters motor skills, and learns to look after itself.
- I wonder how many homes have a store of plastic bags, also to be seen floating about in the trees and spoiling the landscape.
- They also had a store of flint which they were able to make fires with.
- It is the principle of being a medium of exchange and only because of this that secondary functions come into being, such as the role of money as a store of value.
- Kerr is fortunate to have such a store of commitment at hand.
- He and his wife laid nets in the lake then to get a store of fish in for the freezer; it was one of the ways they marked the end of winter, and the thaw.
1.2stores plMilitary Nauticalpertrechos
- He made a cursory inspection of food stores and water supplies.
- Arrangements were made to transfer 150 tonnes of stores to the ship as she transited just north of Darwin.
- For Sgt Nathan Walsh, this means stores and equipment from Australia have arrived.
- Large ships have several ship stores and hundreds of vending machines that are heavily used.
- The corvette carries water, stores and fuel for an endurance of 14 days.
- Their main role was to co-ordinate the shipment of American troops, military equipment and stores through the port.
- The supply of stores to the ship, which required a detailed and lengthy programme, is now well under way.
- The four went to Townsville to load vehicles, stores and equipment.
- Since building materials had to be shipped to Wewak, the procurement of stores in country proved a major challenge.
- We relocate Army stores (we call them SSAs-supply support activities) as a matter of routine.
- Flagship HMS Ark Royal sailed on Saturday, and headed for Scotland to take on stores and ammunition before she sails south again.
- The general revealed that the US commandos came across stores of rocket propelled grenades, machine guns and ammunition and destroyed them.
- She had visited ten different ports, issued 33,000 tonnes of diesel and aviation fuel and 2,400 tonnes of solid stores and food.
- After briefings and an exchange of stores, both ships continued their respective courses with a wave and a toot goodbye.
- As soldiers waited for equipment from the stores, the corporal took the spare store key and unlocked the door, finding the storeman's body hanging inside.
- Spotters were used to transport munitions and stores from storage areas to the flightline when equipment could not be pre-positioned prior to sunset.
- The ship carries provisions and stores for battalion transportation for more than ten days.
- Alec landed at Anzac Cove in early November, 1915 and assisted in carrying ammunition, stores and water to the trenches.
- Without them, ammunition, stores, food, and fuel, would not reach the fighting troops.
- On the ship, Debbie was in charge of issuing medical stores, and at home she does a similar job for a chemist.
2(warehouse, storage place)almacén masculinedepósito masculinebodega feminine Mexicohe works in the store(s) — trabaja en el almacén / en el depósito
- all our furniture is in store — tenemos todos los muebles en depósito / en un guardamuebles
- The service says that there are 384 000 tons in the licensed public stores, grain depositories and the mills.
- As Ray opened the door to a store of some sort, Rhea saw all of the weapons and armors.
- The sale includes a shop with floor space of 216 square metres and a store of 12 square metres.
3.1US (shop)tienda femininea shoe/hardware store — una zapatería/ferretería
3.2department storegrandes almacenestienda femininestore clerk — vendedor masculine US
1(keep)(food/supplies/drink) guardarBusiness (goods) almacenar(information) almacenar(electricity) acumularstore in a cool, dry place — consérvese en un lugar fresco y seco
- we have nowhere to store those files — no tenemos donde guardar esos archivos
- the children's old toys are stored (away) in the attic — los juguetes viejos de los niños están guardados en el desván
- energy is stored in the body in the form of fat — el cuerpo almacena / acumula energía en forma de grasa
3(put in store)(furniture) mandar a un depósito(furniture) mandar a un guardamuebles
4(stock, supply)to store sth with sth — abastecer algo de algo
- to store a ship with provisions — abastecer un barco de provisiones
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