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 — se va a llevar 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?
- Fittingly, this book provides a store of fascinating insights for those who love him, and a supply of brickbats for those who don't.
- There is also strong demand for gold bars as a store of value.
- Money, as a store of value, was an early facilitator of savings and one of the great inventions of mankind.
- By being people that others respect and admire, we build up a store of power we can use for projects of our own.
- 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.
- Mathematics became for me, not a store of past knowledge, but creative activity of the highest form, directed towards the future.
- 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.
- Memorates and personal narratives are something else, however, and she has a store of such narratives.
- Here, the dollar is ubiquitous as a store of value, a measure of wealth and a pricing mechanism.
- Kerr is fortunate to have such a store of commitment at hand.
- As a store of pure wisdom, the book is by common agreement unequaled.
- 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.
- It is a good idea to have a store of colostrum in the freezer for back up.
- Over the longer term the dollar's biggest failure has been as a store of value.
- A store of timber in Oldham also was available to the local population for building.
- They also had a store of flint which they were able to make fires with.
- I wonder how many homes have a store of plastic bags, also to be seen floating about in the trees and spoiling the landscape.
- During these five years, the child builds up a store of knowledge about the environment, masters motor skills, and learns to look after itself.
- 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.
1.2stores pluralMilitary Nauticalpertrechos masculine
- On the ship, Debbie was in charge of issuing medical stores, and at home she does a similar job for a chemist.
- For Sgt Nathan Walsh, this means stores and equipment from Australia have arrived.
- 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.
- She had visited ten different ports, issued 33,000 tonnes of diesel and aviation fuel and 2,400 tonnes of solid stores and food.
- The corvette carries water, stores and fuel for an endurance of 14 days.
- Spotters were used to transport munitions and stores from storage areas to the flightline when equipment could not be pre-positioned prior to sunset.
- 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.
- Without them, ammunition, stores, food, and fuel, would not reach the fighting troops.
- Since building materials had to be shipped to Wewak, the procurement of stores in country proved a major challenge.
- 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.
- Large ships have several ship stores and hundreds of vending machines that are heavily used.
- After briefings and an exchange of stores, both ships continued their respective courses with a wave and a toot goodbye.
- The four went to Townsville to load vehicles, stores and equipment.
- Their main role was to co-ordinate the shipment of American troops, military equipment and stores through the port.
- Flagship HMS Ark Royal sailed on Saturday, and headed for Scotland to take on stores and ammunition before she sails south again.
- The supply of stores to the ship, which required a detailed and lengthy programme, is now well under way.
- We relocate Army stores (we call them SSAs-supply support activities) as a matter of routine.
- The general revealed that the US commandos came across stores of rocket propelled grenades, machine guns and ammunition and destroyed them.
2(warehouse, storage place)almacén masculinedepósito masculinebodega feminine Mexicohe works in the store(s) — trabaja en la bodega Mexico
- 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 almacenes masculinetienda femininestore clerk — dependienta feminine
1.1(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
- The grant was used to purchase a new examination light for the Children's Ward treatment room, plus a new fridge to store vaccinations.
- Fresh calcium carbonate growth solutions were prepared each day and stored in sealed containers.
- High-end mp3 players have monster hard disks up to 60GB in size for storing your entire CD collection.
- Clay pots that you'd like to save from cracking and chipping should also be stored where they can remain dry.
- There is another memento she keeps safely stored away.
- I could remove all the CDs and tapes from my living room and store them away for good.
- Food that needs to be kept fresh can be stored in containers too, meaning less plastic wrap or foil is needed.
- Psychics say storing things causes corresponding accumulations in our bodies - a horrifying thought for hoarders.
- Even the biggest bookstores don't have enough room to store a fraction of the new books that wash in and out, like foam on a tide.
- If using seeds, take care that they are fresh or have been stored carefully in a cool place.
- When stored under ideal conditions, okra seed will remain viable for about five years.
- Some knick-knacks here and there had been safely stored away in my closet at home.
- In some of those rooms the bank stored old records but many of the offices were as the occupants had left them.
- Vials stored at room temperature remained infectious for fewer than two days.
- Are you obsessive-compulsive about storing DVDs and CDs?
- Whole papaya will stay fresh for a week when stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
- A yellow cradle for storing the digital pen is cleverly built into the upper-right corner of the keyboard.
- Gareth took note and he took to a search for a suitable island to store his accumulated loot.
- Other researchers discovered that garlic stores selenium in a form that appears to be most active against cancer.
- Most states took advantage of the boom times to create rainy day funds, storing away the extra cash.
- If the session-saving feature is enabled, the results may also be stored on the server.
- This information was automatically stored on his hard drive.
- In addition to the 90 names and numbers that can be stored on a SIM card, there is space for 500 names in the phonebook.
- The client software can then be used to keep the information on the handset synchronized with the information stored on the server.
- In effect, the smaller the magnetic grain, the smaller the bit, the more data that can be stored on a disk.
- Information is stored on the card and updated every time it is used in a transaction.
- This information will be stored on a special website so pupils can record and learn about the main issues in recycling and managing waste in the region.
- Although a real-time link to ground exists, most of the data needs to be stored on hard disk.
- Interested readers can find much information stored on microfilm in Bolton Central Library Archives.
- Computer forensics deals with any and all evidence that is stored on a computer.
- Confidential information should only be stored on computers in a locked room.
- In essence, our whole business is to acquire information that is stored on computers.
- His details were stored on a database and then six months ago, Charlie was contacted by the trust for further tests.
- In a digital system, there can be days or even weeks of information stored on a hard drive within the unit itself.
- He likened this notion of background knowledge to information stored on the hard disc of a computer.
- Persistent cookies have an expiration date and are stored on a user's hard disk until that date.
- Software will be loaded on a DVD drive and stored on the hard disk, Brown said.
- In these solutions, confidential information is stored on a secure Web server.
- As all personal information is stored on the network and not on a device, it is seen as offering a robust security option.
- The most important change is to the file system - the way information is stored on the PC.
2.1(put in store)(furniture) mandar a un depósito(furniture) mandar a un guardamuebles
2.2(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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