In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(throw)lanzamiento masculinegive the salad a toss — mezcla la ensalada
- with a toss of his head — echando la cabeza hacia atrás
- The palm of my hand brushed up against hers; causing a spark of emotions through my arm, paining my stomach with tosses and turns.
- Consider a statistician, sitting down to construct a table for his new textbook, which will show a normal distribution of heads and tails over a series of one-hundred coin tosses.
- The reason is that H and T represent heads and tails in a sequence of coin tosses.
- Come on, this whodunit tale is quite engrossing with its frequent tosses, turns and twists.
- And Telicia, a lefty, got two of her three tosses through a moving hoop in that event.
- The situation is analogous to trying to estimate the bias of two unfair coins from a series of tosses.
- The players in the group then establish a playing order - one through four in a foursome - by calling coin tosses, chipping toward a tee marker or any other simple method.
- He blocked errant pitches in the dirt, expertly framed borderline tosses, turning them into strikes and worked masterfully with pitchers.
- Participants were told either that they would be betting on two blocks of six coin tosses, or on two blocks of seven.
- He was not saying that the probability of getting just one head from ten coin tosses is the same as that of getting five heads.
- This sequence of coin tosses will not, however, trigger a design inference.
- There'd be some coin tosses made, and probably even some arguments.
- Consider a person who is betting on coin tosses and the prior outcomes were Heads, Tails, Tails, Heads, Heads, Heads.
- He was probably sitting upright in bed, his untidy brown hair, that I teased never had seen a hair brush before, in a horrifying mess, from all the tosses and turns he made in his sleep.
- I love coin tosses and am thinking about starting a website dedicated solely to documenting each and every coin toss result from each and every sporting event in the history of the world.
- Such a graph reveals that for the spins and velocities typically encountered in coin tosses, tiny changes in initial conditions make the difference between heads and tails.
- Like coin tosses, there may be no salient causation to be discerned in the outcomes.
- I quickly scooped him up and dropped him into his tank of pure spring water so he didn't dry out but I didn't see this lasting long unless he started to win the home-turf advantage coin tosses.
- The situation with share selection strategies and investment funds is more complicated than coin tosses because there are so many different factors at work.
2(of coin)to decide sth on / by the toss of a coin — decidir / sortear algo a cara o cruz / (a cara o sello etc.)
- to win/lose the toss — ganar/perder en el sorteo
1(throw)(ball) tirar(ball) lanzar(ball) aventar Mexico Colombia Peru(pancake) darle la vuelta a(pancake) dar vuelta Southern Conethey tossed their bags into the corner — tiraron las maletas en el rincón
- he tossed the stick into the river — lanzó / tiró el palo al río
- she tossed the letter aside contemptuously — apartó la carta bruscamente y con desprecio
- let's toss a coin — echémoslo a cara o sello
- the bull tossed the matador — el toro volteó al matador
- this horse has never tossed a rider — este caballo no ha volteado / derribado a ningún jinete
- The doctor slumps back in his chair, and casually tosses his glasses onto the paper-stacked desk.
- He pulled out a soccer jersey and casually tossed it to Jason.
- I shrugged, tossed the shuttle casually to my right, and smacked it anywhere over the net.
- But, you don't have to go far before you see someone casually toss a sweet wrapper or half-eaten lolly onto the ground.
- Nodding firmly, Junko casually tossed the dress back into the box and followed her uncle into the kitchen.
- After turning the pillow 45 degrees and back again, she might have tossed it casually on the sofa.
- I rolled my eyes, zipped up my bag, and tossed it onto my bed, pacing around the room as I thought further.
- Upon our arrival, several large men unloaded the car and casually tossed the old machines into the growing pile pictured below.
- Jonnie shuts the phone and casually tosses it onto the dresser.
- Mac tossed his duffel bag onto one of the two beds in their rented room, then glanced around.
- Reaching into his own lunch bag, he lightly tossed a satsuma her way.
- Inevitably my stepfather would pull a box of Entenmann's doughnuts out of a brown paper bag and toss it onto the counter.
- I reached home and casually tossed the baggie onto a table.
- She glanced sideways at Nadeline, who nodded and took out the bag, tossing it casually on the table, the sound of coins echoing through the pub.
- She flashed another smile as she casually tossed the towel back to him, taking another sip of her drink.
- Please enjoy how Bill just casually tosses a floppy disc in the air.
- ‘I'll pack your stuff,’ Kit said, while tossing her bag lightly onto the bed from the desk.
- Three middle-aged men hold their fags in their mouths as they casually toss their plastic chips on to the numbered grid at their fingertips.
- He turned around and saw me standing about fifteen feet away from him, tossing a rock casually.
- He casually tossed a knife into the air, and it was that motion that caught Kim's attention.
2(agitate)(cargo/boat/passengers) sacudir(boat/passengers/cargo) zarandear
- I could not get to sleep last night, I just tossed and turned until I finally did fall asleep at about 6: 30AM.
- I could tell his leg was broken by the way it didn't move with the rest of him as he tossed and turned, I could tell it was hurting just to do so.
- I tossed and turned all night, tired but unable to sleep.
- She tossed and turned in bed and finally gave up, getting out of bed to check her email, and a possible update from either Noelle or Jean.
- Others tossed and turned to catch the elusive sleep.
- Night after night I tossed and turned, racking my brain.
- Christopher tossed and turned throughout the evening, dreaming and waking and starting the cycle over again.
- He had tossed and turned, wondering what he should do with Angela.
- Shrugging, she tossed and turned for awhile, willing herself back to sleep, finally, she managed to drop off.
- Instead I tossed and turned for virtually the whole night.
- Jane tossed and turned for thirty so minutes, not able to find the right position, and unable to settle because of the thunder storm.
- I tossed and turned, not due to any specific problem, but in retrospect, I realize I was worried about him going to school.
- I tossed and turned last night, waking every 2 hours hoping that it was morning, praying that it wasn't.
- Sakazawa was tossed and shaken as the ship bore the brunt of the attack.
- Sierra tossed and turned, begging for sleep that refused to come.
- She tossed and turned before eventually falling asleep.
- So he tossed and turned, pretending to awaken, then feigned surprise at seeing the lady of the castle upon opening his eyes.
- We tossed and turned, followed by long embracement like we've been longing for each other throughout our whole lives.
- As for the solicitous spouse… they probably started the day complaining bitterly about the patient having tossed and turned all night long.
- Natasha groaned to herself as she tossed and turned on her bed.
- All that night, the Princess tossed and turned.
3(move abruptly)(head) sacudir
- Ivy stood up with her curvy hour glass figure and tossed her long blonde hair.
- The light breeze caught her hair and sent it flying backwards as she tossed her head.
- Her lip trembled and she tossed her head, but she didn't answer, which was probably the best response she could have made.
- The dragon stood slightly, tossing its head upwards as though craving to take off into the sky.
- She tosses her head to flip her hair out of her eyes.
- But she inhaled sharply, bit down hard on her lower lip, and tossed her hair.
- The black horses tossed their heads and whinnied loudly, stamping the ground and flicking their tails restlessly.
- She tossed her long hair backwards and gallantly stood awaiting my reaction.
- I leaned over the windowsill, tossing my beautiful head of hair, giggling madly at something my best friend Eira had said.
- Morgan's lips twisted and he tossed his sandy brown hair out of his face.
- Kish turned sharply enough to toss his hair behind his pointed ear.
- The golden horse tossed his head, long cream colored mane whipping, and whinnied shrilly.
- Nicole voiced in confusion, her newly blonde-streaked brown hair swishing as she tossed her head up to look at us.
- Andy twisted her lips in a wry smile and tossed her dyed black hair over her shoulder.
- Surprised, the dragons sprang backwards, snorting and tossing their heads.
- He nodded sharply, inadvertently tossing hair into his face.
- My mother's bobbed hair blew into her face, and she tossed her head to make it fly back in place.
- She was just exiting the bathroom as she tossed her hair backwards.
- I moved my mare into a canter, and the second horse tossed its head and whinnied in irritation at the feel of Gyric's weight against its neck.
- She stared at him flatly, tossing her head to get her hair out of her eyes.
4Cooking(salad) mezclarto toss sth in flour — rebozar algo en harina
- Tip the mussels and their juices into the frying pan, tossing well to coat.
- Add the butter and cheese in three equal stages, tossing the pasta each time until it is evenly coated with the mixture.
- Transfer the meat into a casserole, then quickly toss the onions and carrots in the fat.
- Tony was first, taking the order from the cashier, getting the dough, tossing the pizza, and passing it to Antonia, Tony's sister.
- Transfer to a large, lidded flame-proof casserole, and lightly toss the onions and carrots in the fat.
- Add in the buckwheat, the vegetables and the pain d' épice, and toss lightly to coat, making sure the ingredients are nicely blended.
- After tossing the gray uniform coat on the back of the open trunk, he lit a cigar.
- Drizzle dressing over chicken mixture, tossing to coat salad ingredients evenly.
- Pour over cereal mix, toss lightly to coat evenly.
- Try tossing kidney beans into salads, soups, stews or stir-fries.
- Shake skillet, tossing beans to coat with oil, garlic, and breadcrumbs.
- Drain off any liquid, then toss with 2 tablespoons lemon juice and set aside.
- Drain octopus, place in a mixing bowl and pour over enough dressing until the octopus is just coated; toss lightly.
- Later, the girls all sat down for a rather light meal consisting of chicken, curry, tossed salad, and baked potatoes.
- The traditional way is to lift out the meat and set it aside, while the sauce is tossed with pasta and served topped with grated Parmesan.
- There's usually macaroni salad, but you toss tuna in that and everyone is happy.
- I just cook the sauce in a wide frying pan, toss the freshly cooked gnocchi into it and then serve it from the pan.
- Sit at the ceviche bar and watch the chefs toss tuna with white soy sauce, citrus, and cilantro, or shrimp with roasted tomatoes and avocado slices.
- Slowly sautéed pearl onions are tossed with walnuts, splashed with fig vinegar, and showered with snipped fresh savory.
- Add the pasta, tossing lightly to combine well to coat, along with a few spoonfuls of the pasta water if dry.
1(be flung about)agitarsesacudirse(boat) bambolearse(boat) dar bandazosto toss and turn — dar vueltas
2(flip coin)echar una moneda a cara o cruzechar una moneda a cara o sello Andes Venezuelaechar una moneda a cara o ceca Argentinaechar una moneda a águila o sol Mexicoto toss for sth
- we tossed for the last apple — nos jugamos la última manzana a cara o cruz (or a cara o sello etc.)
- I tossed up calling Katelyn and telling her, but I figured that we probably weren't meant to know.
- If you were a quantum mechanic tossing a coin, it would land on the table, but no particular side would be facing up until you looked at it.
- I wondered how many of them had been granted, and momentarily debated whether or not tossing in a coin would help my situation.
- I have juggled with the report's contents, even tossing up a coin to see if Sean was serious or had a good old belly laugh as he wrote it.
- A coin will be tossed to determine who will make the first opening statement.
- With a probability of 51%, a coin will land on the same side that it was tossed from.
- Archie is an indecisive Englishman who can only make a decision after tossing a coin.
- It was a try - I never put my foot in touch - but the linesman was tossing the coin for decisions all game so I didn't know what he'd say.
- Imagine tossing a coin until it lands heads-up, and suppose that the payoff grows exponentially according to the number of tosses you make.
- Burnett and Skyner milked the applause, shook hands, sent over a few practice swings and tossed up for who was going first.
- For example, after tossing a coin many times, it will land ‘heads up’ nine times in a row.
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