In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pig, hog)cerdo masculine
- The paper only addressed the occurrence of bird flu in pigs in 2003, and made no mention of his remark last week that it had re-emerged in swine this year too.
- The fungus is especially dangerous if it gets into corn fed to horses or swine.
- His team did DNA studies that gave more evidence for the idea that prehumans acquired these tapeworms before cattle and swine were domesticated.
- The total cost is not known - this was due to the slaughtering of over 15,000 animals including cattle, sheep, goats and swine.
- Spray-dried plasma protein from swine or cattle blood is equally effective and has been a major contribution to the success of early weaning programs.
- Napah Virus, a severe respiratory disease that Malaysian farmers caught from their swine, originated in bats.
- For your brave action, I bestow on you the honor of skinning the swine.
- Systematic surveillance for influenza is currently limited to humans, chickens, swine and horses.
- All swine within a three-mile radius of known infected animals have been killed.
- The same virus has been detected in humans and swine.
- The virus explosively increased among domesticated swine.
- An increased number of game animals, from red deer to wild swine, and trophy animals, such a wolves and bears, have been killed.
- I and found to my amazement that it was the pail holding the innards left over from the swine.
- A disease was introduced from unknown origins into the swine in California.
- The swine developed blistering which looked like foot and mouth disease which causes great concern to livestock people and even more to regulatory people.
- The only way to get the large swine into the boat without capsizing the craft was to build a makeshift floating ramp on the spot.
- Taeniid tapeworms have a global economic impact because of the production losses in domestic stock, including cattle and swine.
- Because of changes in the pork industry, which have occurred over the years, the prevalence of infection in swine and humans has declined dramatically in the U. S.
informal(contemptible person)cerdo masculine informalcerda feminine informalcanalla femininecabrón masculine Spain informalcabrona feminine Spain informal
- Well, they can all give me money, but no one does, the tight swine.
- I was so disgusted with myself that day, I felt like a swine.
- You are no doubt aware that grass is a swine to get out of cloth.
- The initial ascent is deceptively steep: to be completely honest, it is a swine to climb.
- But he is living proof that you don't need to be a swine to get on,’ he said.
- It's disgusting what these swines did to her - she could have been killed.
- You'd have to be a real swine to have kept him a secret.
- So you think you will just lie low and say nothing, do you, you leprous swine?
- The few times I did get stuff to do which involved first-hand journalism, the swines I needed to talk to either didn't want to talk or weren't there at all.
- Those words - her own excuse - should have reassured her, should have secured her faith that he was not an honourless swine, but they didn't.
- All the same, it does feel very nice when one comes across a great artist who is not an utter swine politically.
- They're just saying you're a low swine who'd rather play word games than keep your word.
- This leaves me, two businessmen who have suddenly started to drink up, the swines, and her in this corner.
- WiFi can be a swine to set up and won't necessarily work around large home.
- Just some advice from me because I like you, you swine.
- Taking her brother's arm, she said a silent prayer that this pirate would not die at the hands of that swine.
- Then the cheeky swines said that it should be in London.
- Between 11 pm last night and 8am this morning the heartless swine crept into our front garden and took it.
- We will take what you exploited from others, you capitalist swine!
- These arrogant swine actually think it is their RIGHT to decide what the public will be allowed to know!
- I told you, I will not have you married to that swine.
- Yet the swine who broke into and ransacked her home had not a moment's concern for her age or her condition.
- Its string of bitsy and complicated mosaics makes it a swine to maintain rhythmic cohesion.
- You will pay for your offense, miserable swine!
British informal(sth difficult, unpleasant)that question was a swine — esa pregunta fue dificilísima
- these screws are swines to get in — cuesta un triunfo meter estos malditos / condenados tornillos
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