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(piece of furniture)mesa feminine(lamp/knife/wine/salt) de mesadinner's on the table! — ¡la cena está servida!
- he painted the royal family at table — pintó a la familia real sentada a la mesa
- don't do that at the table — no hagas eso en la mesa
- come and sit at / on our table — siéntate con nosotros
- to lay / set the table — poner la mesa
- to clear the table — levantar la mesa
- to book a table for four — reservar una mesa para cuatro
- bridge/billiard table — mesa de bridge/billar
- the terrorists have agreed to come to the negotiating table — los terroristas han aceptado sentarse a la mesa de negociaciones
- on the table
- some new proposals are now on the table — hay nuevas propuestas sobre el tapete
- the offer on the table at the moment is unacceptable — la oferta que han hecho es inaceptable
- to lay sth on the table — proponer algo
- to drink sb under the table
- she can drink you under the table — te da cien mil vueltas bebiendo
- one glass of sherry and I'm under the table! — una copa de jerez y ya no me tengo en pie
- to turn the tables
- the tables are turned — se ha dado vuelta la tortilla
- they managed to turn the tables on their adversaries — lograron volverles las tornas a sus adversarios
- she then turned the tables on the interviewer — entonces empezó ella a hacerle preguntas al entrevistador
- table dancing — striptease o baile erótico realizado sobre o junto a una mesa
- his table manners leave a lot to be desired — sus modales en la mesa dejan mucho que desear
- The woodwork in the show includes large furniture items like tables, benches and screens as well as plates, letters openers and wine corkstoppers.
- Also in the room was a table with chairs and two small dressers.
- He washed dishes and set the tables at a restaurant when he was a junior university student.
- In the middle of each room was a low table with a vase of fresh flowers on it.
- Finally reaching an empty table by the window, she sat down hastily.
- We were crowded around a single, circular lunch table in the cafeteria.
- We got one loaf ourselves, and had one piece at a table right outside of the bakery.
- You can use standard outdoor furniture or built-in tables and chairs, or carry pieces from inside the house for special occasions.
- There was a large marble table in the middle, surrounded by ten chairs.
- His eyes glittered as we approached the table laden with creams, cakes, pies, and other delectable delicacies.
- Dropping her spoon with a clatter, Hope reached across the table to take the piece of paper from her sister.
- Around the edges of the room were pieces of furniture like tables and a few chairs.
- I'll ask them to reserve the table next to us, if you want.
- I sat at an empty table in the corner, sunglasses still on.
- Buffy came back up in a fighting stance holding a splintered piece of the table out in front of her.
- He made occasional furniture pieces such as tables and chairs, as well as picture frames.
- Eventually, she resolved to hold her wrist down to the table so that her writing would be legible.
- Usually four students are placed at a large table, or four individual tables or desks pushed together.
- Mike leaned back in a folding chair behind a small round table in the corner.
- She looked up as Rachel arrived back at the table, holding a piece of paper in her hands.
1.2under the table — bajo mano
- he was paid $10,000 under the table — le pagaron 10.000 dólares bajo cuerda / bajo mano
- before noun under-the-table — bajo mano
1.3(people seated at table)mesa feminine
- Some tables kept looking at me, for some reason, maybe it was my head.
- In the end, the table settled on getting a jug of red lemonade and a jug of water.
- After he left we discovered that he had insisted on paying for the meal for the whole table.
- Everyone at the table seemed to instantly get up, and soon other tables followed suit.
2.1(list)tabla femininemultiplication / times tables — tablas de multiplicar
- the four-/ten-times table — la tabla del cuatro/diez
- table of contents — (of book) índice de materias
- If the game does go ahead Harrogate could go top of the table as their main rivals are involved in the Tetley's Bitter Cup.
- Gargrave have made it six wins from seven starts in the Craven Football League to stay at the head of the table.
- Rotherham were understandably delighted as the final whistle sealed their position on top of the table.
- At the time when he was forced into suspension United sat top of the table, with the best defensive record in the league.
- So, apart from pushing for a more respectable position in the table, it is to the cup competitions that he is looking for salvation.
- Reds have lost their opening three Super League games and are at the foot of the table.
- They filled five of the top ten positions in the championship table.
- But the result will satisfy neither side as they remain in the lower regions of the table with all their rivals still to play today.
- Half way up the table would be an excellent season taking into account the team and resources.
- Then again, when has the table had any relevance on this topsy-turvy league?
- Since then they have won ten of their last 11 league games to finish a creditable fourth in the final table.
- Eventually they were reeled in by the bigger teams but finished very creditably in the top quarter of the table.
- Indeed another win tomorrow and defeat for Selby could see Railway leapfrog their North Yorkshire rivals in the table.
- That said, Barnsley, rooted in the bottom half of the table, fully deserved a victory.
- Their current position in the table is a testament to the kind of hard work, patience and stability that is very rare in football nowadays.
- Hibs, even in defeat, will still believe they are capable of retaining their second position in the table.
- This result took Burley to the top of the table, a position they strengthened further with a win at Menston on Monday.
- It leaves the league wide open at both ends of the table and a win next week for the Dalesmen is vital.
- Only two of the next fifteen league matches are against teams above Liverpool in the table.
- With pounds for places in the Premiership, each move up the table is worth half a million pounds.
2.2(British)liga feminineclasificación feminine
(tablet)the tables of the law — las tablas de la ley
1US(postpone)(debate/bill) posponer(debate/bill) diferir(debate/bill) postergar Latin America
3(list)(data) presentar en forma de tabla(data) tabular
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