In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to strut around / about — pavonearse
- he strutted into/out of the room — entró en/salió de la habitación pavoneándose / dándose aires
- she strutted past — pasó de largo toda ufana
- the cock strutted up and down the yard — el gallo se paseaba ufano por el patio
- She struts peacock-like from one side of the stage to the other, gripping the pole like a chair-lift banister.
- He struts with imperial stride to the wharf and down center stage.
- At Prestonfield you watch peacocks strut around manicured lawns before retiring to amazing stuccoed rooms.
- The arrogance is masterful as Hicks struts, peacock like, around the stage, posing and displaying his wounded body.
- Another guy walked in, strutting towards the group.
- She normally sat at the opposite end of the room, but had strutted over, sashaying her hips to talk with him.
- Watching him strut confidently through the role is a joy.
- He bowed and walked off briskly through the ticket barriers, strutting like some sort of peacock.
- A noisy courtship begins in earnest in November, with squawking, prancing, and strutting.
- For the finale, fishy similarities of Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliott strut and prance, while the real-life divas sing through the closing credits.
- If the studs strutted around exposing their biceps, women simply walked away with the honours.
- Russ waddled in a feeble stride as the daughter strutted with a youthful arrogance.
- Jaelyn whispered in Brooke's ear as Hugh walked, no, strutted into the room.
- Without another word he rose from the ground and strutted out of the room leaving her to think of the words he had just said.
- Archer does tend to strut around rather arrogantly, and on this occasion his behaviour was inappropriate.
- Peacocks strutted about the vast hall, displaying fine plumage and lustrous silks to everyone in the room.
- After basic training, the two had strutted like peacocks before family and friends.
- They prance and strut in front of the mirrors, as if their fairy godmother has waved her wand and said: ‘You shall go to the ball!’
- They go against armed forces numbering 120,000, armed with AK 47s and strutting with pride and arrogance.
- However in my opinion he is nothing but an over glorified peacock the way he struts around the school like he owns it.
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- Hinged struts connect transporter beams, much like a train.
- Outside, the wave shapes are secured from coastal winds by steel struts, a reference to masts.
- Mazda also added a strut tower bar to help stiffen up the chassis.
- Mr BW has put a sheet of wood underneath him to spread the load across the metal frame struts.
- First, let's discuss cars that use a strut front suspension with a top stud mount.
- The struts of the high girders, which plunge down from the top like the tracks of a rollercoaster, are not absolutely straight.
- Vertical struts are joined to both the joists and rafters.
- In the air, its high wing and lack of wing struts gave occupants exceptional visibility.
- Without adding much weight to a structure, struts allow it to resist bending and buckling.
- All you have to do is take the hammer strut off your old hammer and put it on the new one.
- The steel strut is a fabricated plate box girder weighing 800 lb/ft.
- His cars would be constructed on a lightweight steel backbone with independent strut suspension all-round.
- He allowed himself to slide to the side of the ship and catch a piece of the landing strut.
- I laughed as the landing struts slowly eased off the ground.
- A horizontal V-shaped strut overhangs the old balustrade, suspended from a series of steel bowstring arches.
- I cannot conceive that the connector strut would be positioned out of the common cylindrical surface.
- Two wide wing bracing struts were built from steel tube and balsa wood and fabric covered.
- I countered with power as the nose gear landing strut extended.
- Each wheel was carried in a fork formed by a pair of hydraulic shock absorber struts.
- My hand was resting on a curved metal strut that could have been the edge of a hold.
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