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(cord, length of cord)cordel masculinebramante masculine Spainmecate masculine Mexico Venezuela Central Americapita feminine Andescáñamo masculine Andespiolín masculine River Platea piece of string — un (trozo de) cordel (or bramante etc.)
- give me some string — dame un cordel (or un bramante etc.)
- The model had a set of strings attached to one of its wings.
- A set of raffia strings connect the skins on either end.
- Step 1: Take the blind apart by cutting the connecting strings where they come out of the headrain and where they go into the baserail.
- Mikki was threading lengths of string between four wooden pegs to mark out her chosen plot when the minibus arrived, half an hour later.
- Pierce a hole in the top of each decoration and thread string through.
- Most of the other creations showed doves, the symbols of peace, holding on to strings attached to planet earth.
- Then the bristles are put together and tied with string.
- Eight protesters tied themselves together with string and for ten minutes chanted, ‘Stop selling arms to oppressive regimes.’
- Colorful hammocks are woven from fine cotton string.
- When completely dry, thread ribbon or string through the hole of the ornament.
- You know the kind I'm talking about: you punch a hole in the bottom of two cans, thread strong string through, knot it, and pull it tight when you talk.
- The bikini bottom had strings that tied together at the sides to keep it on, and the bikini top was halter style.
- The long, thin string and the heavy bob will enable the pendulum to swing unencumbered for hours and hours and hours.
- Looms can be restrung for future projects with cotton string.
- Favourites in days gone by included lifting gates off hinges and re-hanging them the wrong way round, tying door-knockers together with string and knocking on doors and running away.
- One of the simplest ways for investigators to determine if a UFO photo has been faked is to look for the wire, string, or thread that suspended the model.
- Soon, she was flipping out her hands and shaking her hips rigidly as if her body parts were attached with strings and the evil DJ was controlling them.
- Tie two strings round a pencil so you have four ends hanging down.
- The fan, whose rotating blades had been disabled had strings attached to the fan housing, radiating out from it through 360 degrees.
- Now I plant plenty of ‘Kentucky Wonder’ pole beans to dry on strings and enjoy all winter, too.
- Yes, maybe he will be, but could you not see the strings attached to Vajpayee's limbs?
- His blades are so desirable they sell (if you can find one) for the price of a good used pickup truck and they're unlikely ever to be used to cut even a length of string.
- McLean attaches the strings to my harness and sets me loose.
- We were conspirators, seizing the opportunity to cut the strings from the other's kite!
- Outside, charpoys cradled drivers, some sleeping, others sitting cross-legged on the woven strings, scooping food on to triangles of chapati from tin plates and bowls.
- It was apparent the two children who had been harassing me tenaciously were merely puppets attached to a string with the other end in the grip of that woman.
- For the adventurous players, home made bows of rosined string or even fishing line will suffice.
- My dryer was a length of string which ran across my bedroom from the mirror into the cupboard.
- I spent a long time undoing five knots from one length of yo-yo string.
- Today, even though they have access to machine-made nylon or cotton string, the people of Kiribati prefer handmade cord.
- An easy way to steam asparagus if you don't have a proper steamer is to tie the stalks together with string, stand them upright in a pan and cover with a loose foil dome.
- Creativity goes beyond paint and canvas, tap shoes, travel, beads and string, needle and thread.
- Scrap wood, darning needles, string and sealing wax held his flimsy contraption together.
- Wendy spent every second of her spare time cutting thousands of triangle-shaped flags from scrap material, then, helped by friends, she sewed each flag onto a length of string.
- Starting at the short side, roll up the roast and tie with a 100 percent cotton string at 1-inch intervals.
- Lucky did as he was told and pulled the string that was connected to a blue balloon.
- The literature of ancient Egypt was written on rolls of papyrus, that of ancient Mesopotamia on clay tablets, that of ancient China on strips of bamboo held together with string, and so forth.
- If you were to attach two strings to the centre of the wheel and hang it off the ceiling, you could spin the wheel and let it keep spinning in mid-air.
- There are strings of about half meter long attaching the balloons to the tables.
- These buttons, with no two alike, were then strung on a length of strong string.
1.2(on parka) cordón masculine(on apron) cinta feminine(on puppet) hilo masculine→ pull
2.1(on instrument)cuerda feminine(sonata/symphony) (before noun) para cuerdas(sonata/symphony) (before noun) para instrumentos de cuerdastring player — instrumentista de cuerda masculine
- When you need that Mike Pinder string sound for your Moody Blues sound-alike or that Kraftwerk human choir thing, dial up the M-Tron!
- Subtle horns creak from enveloping static before becoming lost in an overbearing string arrangement.
- Take for instance, his cantata: the use of pizzicato, or plucking strings, to express the clashing of swords.
- She plays a Slavic stringed instrument whose strings are of different lengths and heights, producing a sound softer than that of the violin.
- Even before the first guitar strings were plucked, Young made it clear that the spirit of Farm Aid was alive and well.
- Her fingers stilled on the keys as the piano strings stopped their vibrations and the lounge was silent again.
- This acts as a wonderful foil to the modal hymn tune with plucked strings in the bass attempting to calm matters down.
- His compositions comprise mainly chamber music, including string quartets and accompanied keyboard sonatas.
- The major work last night was Don Quixote, that staple of National Youth Orchestra string audition extracts.
- While Horntveth played most of the instruments himself, he got a nine-piece string ensemble on board to supply some extra textures.
- Her fingers strummed the strings creating sad melodies.
- Vassilev is also the founder and leader of Laureate, an exclusive string ensemble made up of international prize-winning string instrumentalists.
- The guitar returns, its strings seemingly snapped frantically as crackling pebbles fuse into a single shrill noise.
- Guitar strings are ripped, drums thrashed and the blitzkrieg commences.
- The strings, of catgut or wire, are all of the same length but of different thicknesses, and are all tuned to the same note.
- I was introduced to Biangai string band music by Sampson.
- The mechanism that he winds with the handle to pluck the strings makes more noise than the actual musical notes of the strings themselves.
- Tchaikovsky's strings were gut rather than metal and were played with little vibrato.
- There is no messing around with extraneous instrumentation or string sections here.
- As for the title track, why not use plucked strings, craggy violin bowing, and rumbling xylophones to gleefully pervert the title's sentiment?
- "Midnight " flourishes with an orchestral string arrangement and a surging chorus to suit.
- He takes a monochord, like a single string on a musical instrument.
- Copenhagen Classic is a string sextet ensemble from Denmark that had its debut in 1997.
- The production and studio sound is excellent, the songs in Irish attractive, the string arrangements gorgeous and the instrumental dexterity often dazzling.
- It was Pythagoras who was the first person to study the notes emitted by plucked strings of various lengths.
- In some cases, the composer himself arranged the music for string orchestra.
- He had already recorded the string orchestra and his guitar on his own.
- Through amplification and loudspeakers, the singer's voice vibrates the open piano strings.
- He began composing late in life, completing six symphonies and nine string quartets.
- Irish harpers used their fingernails on the wire strings of their harps, again probably near the soundboard.
- Even more telling is the group's almost complete abandonment of the gentle string melodies and structured songs that won them a following in the first place.
- A piano and stringed instruments were purchased and the family formed a string quartet.
- Bassist Palladino can strum four strings, but his notes are delicate, dainty plucks compared to Entwistle's ability to work an electric bass.
- The shamisen is a lute instrument with three strings.
- Pythagoras saw the connection between music and numbers and clearly understood how the note produced by a string related to its length.
- Beautiful musicianship, some great string arrangements and a variety of additional instruments all contribute to a great album.
- The 10 tracks are based more in piano than acoustic guitar, and feature more string orchestration than before: not exactly killer on first listen.
- There are metallic overtones and an accompanying percussive sound, as if something were pounding upon an electric guitar's strings.
- It was cool for 15 minutes, then everyone started writing everybody else's songs with all the same string band instrumentations.
- The string players brought tremendous energy and concentration to the apocalyptic visions of the Allegretto.
2.2(on racket)cuerda feminine
- He seems to be playing the ball in sheer delight at the things he can do with it, playing with a racket whose strings are one moment cobweb, the next piano-wire.
- The only gifts I can remember at this instant were a tennis racket without any strings, and square hula-hoops.
- It's a private moment at his locker in which he routinely wipes away dirt, applies a protective cream and checks the strength of the strings.
- The 20 year-old was never the same after breaking a string at 4-4 in the first set.
- He broke strings in both his Prince rackets during the victory and had to use his third - choice Wilson racket to complete the victory, doubles partner Tom Sanders lending him a spare just in case.
- Henin-Hardenne loses a point at 30-when a string breaks on her racket.
- There was a beautiful stop volley, a shot so delicate that the ball barely seemed to contact the strings at all.
- At such pressure, the rackets were extremely vulnerable: one year Borg broke strings on 60 rackets during the French Open.
- It's not like you've got to hit the thing hard - the strings do all the work for you.
- With these light but well-balanced rackets, the ball stays on the strings longer, giving extra control and more spin, yet it still jumps off with zing.
- He was handing the racket I used, now missing a few strings, back to Maki.
- The trouble with tennis these days is that a helpless child could hit a serve at a 100 mph because of them strings!
- Tennis balls stay on the racket strings for only a few milliseconds and are several feet away by the time a signal from your hand can travel to your brain and back to generate a correction.
- And it held the ball on the strings longer, allowing athletes to impart greater topspin on the ball than they would with a normal topspin stroke.
- It smashed off the strings of his racket and over to my side of the court.
- Change the dimensions of the court: Tennis courts were drawn up when rackets were made of wood and strings were made of sheepskin.
- She also was bothered by her racket strings, opponent Emilie Loit's style and the weather.
- Yes that's right, its time to dust the cobwebs off the old wooden racket, tighten the strings on the shiny racket that has only seen a tennis ball in two weeks total out of this last four years.
- What he drew up was a putter that had strings similar to a tennis racket.
2.3(in archery)cuerda feminine
2.4strings pluralMusiccuerdas feminine
- But for those who cared, Guthrie's adept pop songwriting and smooth consolidation of orch strings and guitars made for some good, good times.
- I Love LA relies heavily on acoustic guitars and strings offset by a series of well-constructed electronic blips and beeps.
- As always, Orton doesn't stick to the normal acoustic guitars and occasional strings.
- In fact the opening title track is a bit orchestral, though swamped with shortwave radio static and increasingly fractured, distorted bursts of strings, organ and guitar.
- On this album there aren't any real strings or any orchestra instruments like harp or timpani.
- Everything - strings, clarinets, guitars - is rendered in Technicolor.
- ‘Nan's Song’ is a beautiful strings and acoustic guitar song number and a fitting conclusion to his best album yet.
- Linkin have matured in the interim (if by maturing one means adding pianos and strings to their guitar assault).
- In Psalm 150, we find the trumpet, lute, and harp, cymbals, strings and pipe.
- The pieces can be used for a quartet of the same type instruments such as strings, recorders, saxophones or wind and brass combinations.
- The strings provide a foundation over which the brass soar.
- There are times when Jonsi's falsetto is right in your ear and at times it's like your in the middle of a thunder storm of wailing strings and distorted guitars.
- The guitars, strings, wind instruments, synths and God knows what else in the mix are used sparingly but effectively.
- Blending strings and chunky distorted guitars works well, especially on ‘Borderline.’
- The album is ripe with folk and country elements as well and encompasses many instruments, from epic strings to mouth organ and horns.
- The electric bleeps and clicks that lie scattered across aching swathes of strings and delicate guitars work perfectly, like crickets serenading sleepers on a warm summer's night.
- They've grown up and want us to realise it; this album is more low key and features an impressive array of instruments including a ukulele, zithers, brass and strings.
- Raw strings and belting brass convey the hell-on-earth of the Dutchman's existence.
- From whooping theremins to massed strings and synths, music furnishes our future dreams.
- The majority of this album is built up around similar ambiences as the trio elaborate poignant melodies and impressive arrangements, complete with guitars, strings and horns.
3.1(set)(of pearls, beads) sarta feminine(of pearls, beads) hilo masculine(of onions, garlic) ristra feminine
- Cranberries and popcorn strings interspersed among tiny white lights layered over the smell of a fresh cut fir tree.
- Add some cranberries to your popcorn string for a touch of color.
- Heart Buchanan fills its quirky windows with strings of chilli peppers and pink net constructions encrusted with love hearts which allow views into its warm interior.
- There will also be a variety of olives, cider and wine, which can be sampled before you buy and strings of onions, shallots and garlic.
- Use natural or painted wooden beads, or strings of cranberries or popcorn to drape the tree instead of tinsel.
- One man was holding a long string of rosary beads in his trembling hands.
- In the open-fronted azotea or attic room of the village houses, corn cobs, sliced egg-plants, strings of red peppers and tomatoes are hung up to dry.
- Each poster depicts a fat Italian surrounded by hams, salamis, and strings of garlic.
- The strings of red peppers, chillies or maize drying from verandas are common.
- In the kitchen there are dozens of jars of ground chiles and hot sauces, strings of whole peppers, and baskets of fresh ones.
3.2(series)(of people) sucesión feminine(of vehicles) fila feminine(of vehicles) hilera feminine(of events) serie feminine(of events) cadena feminine(of wins, losses, successes) serie feminine(of curses, complaints, lies) sarta feminine(of curses, complaints, lies) retahíla feminine
- Earlier this year a judge ruled that a man left severely brain-damaged after his car skidded and crashed on wet tram rails in 1995 was not to blame, paving the way for a string of compensation claims.
- In 1965, Kaat won 18 games for a Twins team that broke the Yankees five-year string of American League pennants.
- All twelve celebrities taking part will jet off to the paradise island this week where they will stay on the beach in traditional bamboo huts before being paired off together for a string of dates..
- Vince Clarke and Andy Bell have been working together for 21 years, churning out a string of hits and outrageous stage shows.
- I think it's going to be one of those years where it's a bat tie all the way to the end, and if we can put a string of races together, then maybe we can put ourselves in the championship hunt.
- The great string of victories beginning at Naseby in June 1645 was the product not of its zeal, but of regular pay.
- Detectives are piecing together the evidence of what appears to be a string of related incidents in Irkutsk.
- Earlier this season Sale blew a golden opportunity to beat Saracens at Vicarage Road and have a score to settle for a previous string of heavy defeats by the Watford-based outfit.
- The play features a string of realistic scenes tied together only by the fact that they take place on holidays: Mother's Day, Father's Day, Canada Day.
- But after what seemed a routine pregnancy, their son, Adam, was stillborn - the first in a long string of misfortunes.
- These four cities together with a string of interconnected towns, form the Randstad, which has a population of 6,100,000.
- Wayland then manages to turn the tables on them in a rather surprising string of plot twists.
- Not for nothing has he presided over a string of setbacks in meaningless friendlies, while also putting together a sequence of just two defeats in 21 competitive internationals.
- Last Saturday, he didn't strike out a batter or walk one, instead happily settling for a long string of ground balls.
- Through these broadcasts we can watch Germany drifting into a war in 1939 followed by the string of amazing victories in 1940.
- Now he grabs the telephone, punches in a string of numbers and clasps the receiver to his ear, knuckles white with pressure.
- Rice commented on the string of injuries that have affected the Schwikerts and their teammates.
- The Mariners and the Tigers scratch out their runs with bunts, strings of hits and a willingness to move the runners.
- Temple also notes that the tradition of making films about festivals, which reached its zenith in the early 1970s, has hardly produced a string of cinematic masterpieces.
- Starring together in a string of grade B romance adventures, the couple had become the hottest item in Hollywood.
3.3(group)(of racehorses) cuadra feminine(of newspapers) grupo masculine(of shops) cadena feminine
- A tax exile living in Geneva, McManus has a large string of horses trained in England, Ireland and France.
- Marlow added that training his own string had always been his goal.
- The fact that she owned a string of race horses could be politely overlooked.
- I'd be at Aintree, preparing to see one of my string of racehorses running tomorrow, before taking my helicopter back to my mansion.
- Burke said the purse structure and easy access to Turfway through international flights in and out of Cincinnati convinced him to stable a small string there.
4(of beans, plant)hebra femininehilo masculine
- Cut the melon in halves, spoon out the seeds and strings.
- To bake a fresh 6 to 7 pound pumpkin, halve the pumpkin crosswise and scoop out the seeds and strings.
- Remove the outside strings from the runner beans and finely shred the beans.
- That sideways tear gets rid of the tough string that sometimes runs along the edge of the pod.
- First, separate the seeds from the pulp and gently rinse them to remove pulp and any strings.
- When night fell, they strung lights so he could see.
- We do have a corner lot with a quaint picket fence running along it so we string lights on there.
- Joe and Adam had just finished straightening the fence posts and were starting to string the wire when a bright light flashed about them.
- Laundry was strung on a line across the bow, and on the tarred roll roofing an old dinghy was lashed down, painted with the same lavish decor as her mother ship.
- He strings thousands of lights from the trees on his property to the delight of many driving by.
- One of those young men lived on my road, and after he died his parents strung his name in Christmas lights across the side of their house.
- We strung a piece of concertina wire across the highway 100 yards ahead of our position to warn drivers to stop.
- I strung the lights, and wove them in and out of branches.
- Joe is the guy that built the wooden fence around the back yard so I could keep my two malamutes in, and when they kept digging out under it, it was Joe that strung the electric wire to change their minds.
- As the miners dig, they lay railroad track, string electrical power lines, and install pipes to supply fresh air and water.
- Outside lighting can be as simple as stringing a set of lights around a tree or for Christmas enthusiasts creating a winter wonderland in the garden.
- Colorful lanterns were strung around lighting up the pathways.
- Recycle those tiny white holiday lights by stringing them over a balcony or across a wall or ceiling.
- No one's outside, though a few assorted articles of clothing are strung up on laundry lines.
- In a brief moment of inspiration, I strung some string from the deck to the garage, sliced up some orange and green garbage bags into ribbons and tied them to the line.
- Eddie McCarthy scampered about among the branches stringing lights all over, and finally placing the big, illuminated star on the very highest point.
- Nets are strung on the exterior frame to catch falling objects, and every other floor is planked to stop falls.
- But a utility could spend even more to string new high-voltage lines to match the same capacity increase.
- His subjects include the rugged, interior domesticity of Kgoro, a rock-circled site where laundry is strung on a line like lanterns.
- At first I thought he was unhooking them from a line he'd placed in the water but then saw that he'd strung a nylon net clear across the stream.
2.1(racket/guitar/bow) encordar(racket/bow/guitar) ponerle (las) cuerdas a
- And how does this Janaka make a svayamvara like this, that someone should string Shiva's bow?
- A minute later, she was crouched behind a boulder, her crossbow loaded and strung.
- They strung their bows and notched their arrows, expecting and ready for trouble.
- Her back arched like a tightly strung bow, and her mouth opened in a silent scream.
- Borg liked his rackets strung at 80 lb pressure, which was incredibly tight, almost impossible to achieve without breaking a string or twisting the wooden frame.
- There's no conductor; she directs them herself… and she's strung her Strad with gut, and plays it with a classical bow.
- When Raymond Chandler found himself stringing tennis rackets for a living, he was probably working with bits of whale tendon.
- When the bow is strung, this end was tied using a bowyers knot (now called a ‘bowline’ knot).
- He slung the quiver over his shoulder and easily strung the bow, checking the string's tautness.
- I could barely remember the smell of the freshly strung bow and feather tipped arrows; my heart ached for it.
- All were armed with wooden bows strung with silver strands and all shouldered a quiver full of golden arrows.
- The first bowstring is a very heavy and very long one so the bow can be strung just by slipping the long string on without flexing the bow.
- He stands in the open field just outside the East Hill Village, and newly strung bow in hand.
- She slipped the quiver to her shoulder, and carefully bent her bow to string it.
- Soon the boy's bow was strung and his quiver full of arrows.
2.2(beads/pearls) ensartar(beads/pearls) enhebrar(onions) enristrar
- Together, they chopped down the Christmas tree, set it up in the parlor, hung the ornaments, and strung popcorn to hang on the piney branches.
- We strung popcorn and cranberries, hung lights and candy canes.
- While they are stringing popcorn and cranberries to hang on the tree, Beth tells Calvin and Conrad that she had spoken to Carole Lazenby, who had informed her of something that Con should have told them.
- On this, the Swarovski crystal and pearls are strung like a festoon of flowers, with hanging clusters terminating in big pieces of aqua quartz.
- These buttons, with no two alike, were then strung on a length of strong string.
- They would originally have been strung together in necklaces.
- Her installation was made of crystal beads strung on transparent threads.
- Be it chunky beads strung in silver thread or kundan silver jewellery dipped in gold and worked on in fine detail, the jet-set crowd drools over these creations.
- Consisting of assorted gold beads that have been randomly strung together, this type of ornament was documented by European visitors in the fifteenth century.
- Boykin and Payne said Wilson then grabbed a white plastic bag and pulled out a bottle of sleeping pills and a G-string made from Pez candies strung together.
- Everything rests upon Krishna as pearls strung on a thread.
- Homemade decorations using herbs such as cinnamon sticks and whole star anise can be strung together with thin ribbon or raffia and hung from the branches for a different look.
- These would have been strung together perhaps as necklaces or wrist pieces as early examples of a charm bracelet.
- The anklet on each foot had replicas of 10 wild chamomile flowers strung together.
- My mother spent hours stringing cranberries and popcorn, creating elegant ropes to hang on the branches.
- The necklace was all rubies, strung together to make it look like a line of blood around her neck.
- The beads were strung on one thread and tacked down.
- Decorate a small conifer or other evergreen tree with garlands of unsalted popcorn and cranberries and grapes strung on heavy-duty thread.
- When they had finished, she strung the creations and hung them up on a window.
- Dried apple slices can also be strung together to fill a room with fragrance.
3(bean) quitarle las hebras a
- String the beans and break into lengths as for cooking.
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