In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(band)(of leather, canvas) correa feminine(for razor) suavizador masculine(for razor) correa feminine(on bus, train) correa feminine(on bus, train) agarradera feminineshoe strap — tira del zapato feminine
- Slung across his shoulder on a leather strap was a wicker basket.
- I am quite sure however, that shampoo and leather straps would be involved at certain points in the process.
- It had school satchel style leather straps and buckles instead of Velcro or twist fasteners.
- He slipped it back into the scabbard and then picked up the streamlined sniper rifle, slinging it over his shoulder by its leather strap.
- Velcro closures keep the case securely closed, and there's a strap for belt carry.
- The painting shows the collectors transporting the trees in large clay pots carried on straps.
- She took a leather strap and buckled it around my wrist, attaching the dagger to it, pulling the sleeve down to conceal the weapon.
- The canteen was a hard leather flask with straps to tie it to a belt.
- Adrian also says the hawk is trailing leather straps which tied it to a perch.
- Two clips sat on either side of the leather carry strap.
- Carry handbags with short straps; those that sling a long way down are easy targets
- My mother swayed over to the door in her black leather shoes, straps strangling her white ankles and heels.
- You never had to think about ribbon belts or decorative bra straps.
- They wore wine satin ballerina-length dresses with shoestring straps, and carried smaller versions of the bride's bouquet.
- All over her were cuts and her clothing was ripped by the impact of the whip's leather strap.
- The leather strap of her shoulder holster had been oiled.
- A light rain falls on her shoulders as she pulls her purse up by its leather strap and sighs.
- Combined with a fetching ensemble of white leather belts and straps, the effect is arresting.
- Over his battle tunic went the clean white leather belts and honest straps.
- But the leather straps are splattered with paint from foolishly decorating in them once, so they could really do with an entire replacement at some point.
2shoulder straptirante masculinebretel masculine Southern Cone
3British(punishment)to give sb the strap — darle a algn con la correa
transitive verbstrapping, strapped
1(tie)atar con una correasujetar con una correaamarrar con una correa River Plate Latin Americato strap oneself in — ponerse / abrocharse el cinturón de seguridad
- I strapped up my trunk — le puse la correa al baúl
- He said the problem of children not being strapped into cars seemed to be particularly acute in Bradford.
- She sighed and stuffed a few essentials into a small drawstring bag, and strapped the sword and dagger around her waist.
- The guns and knives were securely strapped to the many compartments of the bag assuring his own safety.
- He'd been strapped securely, according to the guy who'd put him in the harness, to a soldier's back for the descent.
- The large man took another short pull from the bag and then strapped it back in place by the side of his pack.
- And only hours after yesterday's tragedy in Lincolnshire firefighters had to strap a car to a fire engine to stop it falling on to the East Coast mainline.
- The upper level contained gear, strapped, buckled and secured for the flight, every inch of space utilized for the transport.
- If you fancy carrying Labradors and green wellies in the back of this car, make sure they are securely strapped in.
- Thorn tightly strapped the bags and items to her mare's back.
- She put ice in a bag, and strapped it to her back with clear shipping tape.
- After strapping the shoes securely to my feet, I ran down the stairs and to my black truck.
- If I was going to climb to altitude in a plane with a wing about to come off, I certainly wanted my parachute leg straps fastened!
- Later, strapped into our positions we descend through the cloud, our stomachs bouncing as we hit the turbulence.
- He once more shook his head and strapped his supply bag over his shoulder.
- However, Jack Sanderson, the test pilot, says this will not bother him because he will be securely strapped in and too busy to notice.
- He set off into the woods, and strapping the bag around his neck, he stopped near a rabbit's warren.
- But isn't it against the law to have a small child not be strapped into a car seat?
- They're strapped into a special car seat for the bike.
- I clamber onto the roof, helping to strap bags down with small bits of rope and bandanas.
- The spokeswoman added that the crew might have to wait for hours strapped in sitting positions before blast-off.
2BritishMedicinevendarshe strapped my ankle — me vendó el tobillo
- He is still on anti-inflammatory drugs and would have his shoulder strapped up for the game.
- ‘His arm's all strapped up at the moment and he'll probably need a lot of physiotherapy,’ his brother said.
- On the bench, Claudio Reyna's left leg is all strapped up.
- Last year, Borovikova tore a ligament in her shoulder, but she simply strapped up her arm and carried on with the Sleeping Beauty tour.
- Other treatments you can carry out at home include strapping the damaged joint, for example using an elastic knee support.
- Yes, I tore ligaments in my ankle which, strapped up, made it almost impossible to surf competitively.
- His injured joint was bruised purple and green and strapped up like Tutankhamun.
- PG has hobbled off to work, leg strapped up and looking none too fit for the job to be honest and I'm about to do the same.
- Although he completed the round his wrist was later strapped up and the early opinion of his management company was that he could be out of action for some time.
- It took several minutes for the game to resume as his leg was strapped by the ambulance crew.
- ‘The ankle is all strapped up but the damage has been done,’ he said.
- Back in '83, they were strapped up with bandages by the final Test.
- If the sprain is in a finger, it also helps if you strap the injured finger to the next larger finger to it.
- He crossed the line in four hours 53 minutes on April 18, having run all the way with his knee strapped up.
- He was also battling injury, with his calf strapped up, but he had the advantage of a surface that played to his strengths.
- His hand was strapped up and he played on, such is the mentality in rugby league, and it was only afterwards that an X-ray revealed he had broken the bone.
- After liposuction, the treated area will be firmly strapped with bandages or elasticated tape.
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