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)
- The transport of oil, kegs and tanks by rail on the four routes will continue as normal.
- The committee must therefore pay the remainder of the cost and all transport costs.
- 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.
- Removal of crab from seawater causes significant physical and physiological stress on the crab that can lead to mortality during transport and distribution.
- 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.
- Duty, transport and distribution are fixed costs, so the more you spend, the more wine you get for your money.
- Some of this is from the oil cargo evaporating during transport (about 3.7 million tons per year).
- The project is further expected to facilitate the transport of heavy-duty goods to the north.
- These applications include collection, storage, and transmission or transport of accumulated data, typically in very large sets.
- Bulgaria should have eliminated the state subsidy for the coal mining and begun to implement differentiation in transport and distribution pricing of natural gas.
- This makes transport and delivery very expensive, he said.
- Another role of insulin is to stimulate the active transport of amino acids into cells.
- The industrial world is totally and completely dependent upon oil for agriculture and transport.
- British architects, builders, developers and clients for buildings have something else in common with people involved in transport and distribution.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
- Now Pop is, above all, well-adjusted; it doesn't seek to transfigure the world, offers us no transports of ecstasy or escape.
- 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.
- Like scarlet moss, it carries the reader to ever-higher transports of delight.
- I am lost in transports of admiration for your bravery!
- You live in a state of utter seriousness with intermittent transports of rapture.
- He saw the naked bodies of men and women in postures and transports of passionate love.
- Will other political parties follow suit, in seeking out their own politically symbolic transports of delight?
- She would have been consumed with transports of joy.
1.1(people/goods/animals) transportaras you enter the palace you are transported to another age — al entrar al palacio uno se transporta a otra época
- 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.
- As part of this programme, a series of road checks of vehicles transporting dangerous goods is carried out.
- Shop owners now prefer the latter as their goods are transported faster.
- 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.
- 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 roads are choked with traffic, including enormous trucks transporting goods.
- 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.
- 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.
- About 80 percent of the world's commercial goods are transported by ships.
- 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.
- Hooker catches one of the lackeys transporting goods and interrogates him.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Goods are often transported by pack animals or carried by porters over mountain trails.
- 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.
- The vehicles were also used to transport illegal goods, such as alcohol and slot machines for illicit gambling.
- Convicts had been transported in the past to colonial America but after the revolution America was no longer available.
- 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.
- This was achieved by means of barges which came alongside to transport convicts across the half mile of water to a small jetty.
- As late as 1864 it was suggested that convicted prisoners should be transported to the Falkland Islands.
- In 1843 South Australia transported its first female convict to Tasmania.
- Later he presents the horrendous death rates for convicts being transported to Australia in the 1790s.
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 …
- I should be glad to know whether you deem every man that is transported with anger, without an adequate cause, to be a madman?
- 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.
- Your letter having arrived, I was transported with joy.
- Voilà, I got the position and was transported with excitement!
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