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(movement)transporte masculine British(costs/network) de transportemeans of transport — medio de transporte masculine
- air transport — transporte aéreo
- sea transport — transporte marítimo
- rail transport — transporte por ferrocarril
- road transport — transporte por carretera
- transport policy — política de transporte
- transport system — sistema de transporte(s)
- Bulgaria should have eliminated the state subsidy for the coal mining and begun to implement differentiation in transport and distribution pricing of natural gas.
- These applications include collection, storage, and transmission or transport of accumulated data, typically in very large sets.
- Duty, transport and distribution are fixed costs, so the more you spend, the more wine you get for your money.
- This makes transport and delivery very expensive, he said.
- British architects, builders, developers and clients for buildings have something else in common with people involved in transport and distribution.
- He has worked in transport, distribution and logistics for three years previously, and now works as a construction site foreman and travels on the Sandringham line.
- There is also large-scale downstream pollution caused by long-distance transport of industrial food.
- The next step in this process is malnutrition, since active transport of nutrients become impaired.
- The transport of oil, kegs and tanks by rail on the four routes will continue as normal.
- Some of this is from the oil cargo evaporating during transport (about 3.7 million tons per year).
- The committee must therefore pay the remainder of the cost and all transport costs.
- The industrial world is totally and completely dependent upon oil for agriculture and transport.
- In August, through the generosity of our church and friends, we were able to send money to buy 300 bags of maize and pay for transport and distribution.
- Removal of crab from seawater causes significant physical and physiological stress on the crab that can lead to mortality during transport and distribution.
- The project is further expected to facilitate the transport of heavy-duty goods to the north.
- Another role of insulin is to stimulate the active transport of amino acids into cells.
1.2British (vehicle)now she has her own transport — ahora tiene transporte
- salesperson required: own transport essential — se necesita vendedor: vehículo propio imprescindible
1.3also transport shipMilitarybuque de transporte masculine
1.4also transport planeMilitaryavión de transporte masculine
1.5US (shipment)remesa feminine
2literary(of emotion)she was in transports of delight at the news — estaba extática con la noticia
- the news sent her into a transport of rage — la noticia la puso fuera de sí (de la rabia)
- The mastery of each instrument and the cohesion and beauty of the orchestra was a transport of delight for this audience.
- He saw the naked bodies of men and women in postures and transports of passionate love.
- Like scarlet moss, it carries the reader to ever-higher transports of delight.
- You live in a state of utter seriousness with intermittent transports of rapture.
- Will other political parties follow suit, in seeking out their own politically symbolic transports of delight?
- I am lost in transports of admiration for your bravery!
- The words of the budget speech by the Finance Minister would have had the country's poor in transports of joy, but the rhetoric was not matched by equivalent spending commitments.
- All told, we're talking about a multitude in transports of joy.
- There's a floodlit stage and electronic band of ‘gruperos’ in transports of salsa-invoked delirium.
- She would have been consumed with transports of joy.
- Now Pop is, above all, well-adjusted; it doesn't seek to transfigure the world, offers us no transports of ecstasy or escape.
1.1(people/animals/goods) transportaras you enter the palace you are transported to another age — al entrar al palacio uno se transporta a otra época
- No military officials were charged, although reports have stated that military ships were used to transport goods for the smuggling ring.
- Their capacity to produce competitively for the national and export markets will depend on being able to transport goods quickly and cheaply.
- The canals were used extensively as a cheap and easy way to transport goods, until the growth of the railway network meant that goods could be transported around the country far quicker.
- The vehicles were also used to transport illegal goods, such as alcohol and slot machines for illicit gambling.
- Groups of cheerful girls carrying heavy bundles of yarn and cloth move from one building to another, and vehicles are constantly at the ready, to transport the finished goods.
- He said he was originally from a family that had been fairly rich and he had once owned a truck, hoping to earn money by transporting goods for villagers.
- This policy is to be applied vigorously both at the ports and all inland locations where it can be proved that a vehicle was used to transport goods which are liable to seizure.
- He pointed out that fishermen may have to come down to a quay to check their boats and equipment in bad weather, but may not travel in a vehicle transporting goods.
- At the same time, companies which transport goods by ship need to reassure increasingly concerned investors that they are taking green issues in their supply chain seriously.
- He added that more than one person had to be involved in the robbery while another vehicle also had to be used to transport the stolen goods.
- The roads are choked with traffic, including enormous trucks transporting goods.
- And it would be possible only if communities attain self-sufficiency and do not have to transport goods needed for their needs from far off places.
- About 80 percent of the world's commercial goods are transported by ships.
- Businesses pay more to transport their goods and heat their premises, and they pass the extra costs on to customers, many of whom are also paying more for their petrol.
- Shop owners now prefer the latter as their goods are transported faster.
- Goods are often transported by pack animals or carried by porters over mountain trails.
- He said that it could be as much as 50% cheaper to transport goods by sea rather than road or rail, with obvious environmental benefits.
- Hooker catches one of the lackeys transporting goods and interrogates him.
- As part of this programme, a series of road checks of vehicles transporting dangerous goods is carried out.
- The media have conferred on him the image of the victimised rebel, who was transported to a penal colony as the price of his principled insubordination.
- Convicts had been transported in the past to colonial America but after the revolution America was no longer available.
- Later he presents the horrendous death rates for convicts being transported to Australia in the 1790s.
- This was achieved by means of barges which came alongside to transport convicts across the half mile of water to a small jetty.
- In 1843 South Australia transported its first female convict to Tasmania.
- As late as 1864 it was suggested that convicted prisoners should be transported to the Falkland Islands.
2literary(affect)to be transported with joy/delight — estar extasiado/embelesado
- she was transported with joy when she learned that … — se quedó extática cuando se enteró de que …
- Voilà, I got the position and was transported with excitement!
- I should be glad to know whether you deem every man that is transported with anger, without an adequate cause, to be a madman?
- Your letter having arrived, I was transported with joy.
- While I did find them very good, I wasn't transported with bliss, possibly because I'm not a huge fan of béchamel.
- A prince and princess, newly smitten with each other, are so transported with love that they rise into the air.
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