In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(young child)pequeño masculinepequeña femininechiquito masculine Latin Americachiquita feminine Latin America
- From tiny tots to teenagers, the camp is the place to be for those willing to spend free time - a valuable commodity these days - productively.
- Dance classes for girls and boys by the Mulcahy-Bible School of Dancing will take place every Wednesday at 2.15 for tiny tots and 3.15 for all ages.
- Tiny tots in the age group of 1-10 years participated in the competitions.
- At the Institute of Child Health, Egmore, the children had surprise visitors bringing with them plenty of smiles for the tiny tots.
- The children of various age groups presented a colourful mosaic of music and dance and tiny tots danced to the beats of the songs with perfect grace and style.
- And it is the tiny tots who seem to be in the limelight.
- She was scanned once a week from 30 weeks onwards because the tot was not putting on the expected amount of weight.
- Dressed as vegetables, animals, rainbows and even as Day & Night, tiny tots stood up for the animals and the veg-lovers.
- From five-year-old tiny tots to the 40 plus, they moved and grooved.
- Over 200 tiny tots, all orphans, from Helpage Care India and Sharada Mandir flocked to the club, off Mysore Road, to celebrate the event.
- Many schools wore a festive look; sweets were distributed to tiny tots and one school provided free insurance cover for children.
- These sessions promise to be enjoyable storytimes for tiny tots and toddlers.
- About 50 tiny tots said goodbye to television for a while.
- It was a wonderful sight to watch the tiny tots toddle on the stage without any fear.
- The breathtaking performance by the tiny tots, who represented the presence of the Sindhis in different parts of the world, was commendable.
- The raiders broke into the community centre where the toddler group meets and ransacked four rooms, helping themselves to drinks and chocolate that had been bought for the tots.
- It was the first annual day of the Daffodils Playschool a few days ago, and the tiny tots treated the audience to the colourful culture of India and those of distant lands.
- The students who visited the village on February 5 spent that day and the next with the crowd of teenagers and tiny tots there.
- While the skaters who range from tiny tots to teenagers find their rhythm, curious passers-by gather to have a look.
- What's more, there's a glimmer in her eye, whenever she talks about the second generation of tiny tots at her play school.
2(of alcohol)copita feminine
- Like his predecessors, Lt Patrick Ryan caught his dolphins between his teeth from the bottom of the glass as he knocked back a tot of rum.
- Centenarian Harold Barrett today revealed his secret for long life - hard work and a regular tot of whisky.
- Afterwards we were treated to free samples of Helen's strudel and a tot of the local hooch, raki, a colourless liquid drunk like schnapps which is not for the faint-hearted.
- Linus liked a drink and it was always said that in the trenches, when the soldiers were given a tot of rum before going over the top, Linus made short work of his own tot and those of anyone who didn't like rum as well.
- I wanted to drop that experience like a tot of honeyed mead into my subconscious, for my own, selfish poetic reasons.
- If your outdoor sugaring labors have left you with a chill, you may care to fortify, for medicinal purposes, your hot maple tea with a tot of Jamaica rum.
- Horatio enjoys dry clothes and a tot of rum, as well as the news that the Admiralty has confirmed him as Lieutenant in recognition of his courage during the fire ship attack at Gibraltar.
- At a far corner of the clubroom two astute gentlemen were, like some of the other members, sipping their tot of whiskey and engaged in hushed conversation.
- She likes a tot of whisky and has always been a flirt, especially with the doctors.
- And if she enjoyed a tot of Scotch whiskey every now and then, well, they liked that too.
- One of the biggest studies into drinking has found that wine, beer and even a daily tot of whisky can lengthen your life and protect the body against the diseases of ageing.
- Before its end, he would take his men through a minefield, capture a trench full of German soldiers without firing a shot - and enjoy a tot of rum from a jug he clung to as dearly as life itself when he was submerged below the landing craft.
- A comrade gave him a tot of rum and a sixpence to bite on.
- Drinkers could purchase a tot of liquor for as little as 1d or a few cowrie shells, and so it reached the poorer sections of Nigerian society.
- That was the reaction of a mother after an inquest heard that her son died when he swam in the River Ouse after drinking the equivalent of 16 tots of whisky.
- His coachman's way of keeping warm was to have a tot of whisky while he was waiting for the Archbishop to come out of the theatre.
- Always on duty when crews returned from missions, he would offer solace and a welcome tot of rum.
- Any grog remaining at the bottom of the tub - and there were often several tots of it - was known as ‘plushers’.
- In Ronald Burton Milner's case, the drop is a tot of whisky before he goes to bed and a glass of Guinness with his Sunday lunch.
- For 40 of those 60 minutes we weren't allowed to touch a drop from the four wine glasses in front of us, each with a tot of amber liquid.
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