In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(slim)(person/figure) esbelto(figure/person) estilizado
- That said there's little otherwise that is excessive in this trim and spare piece of emotionally and visually restrained film-making.
- Liz, who now weighs a trim seven-and-a-half stone, also revealed that she wants to have another child with new lover Arun Nayer.
- He's slim and trim, doesn't smoke, hardly drinks, eats lots of fish, soya and salad, and does a half-hour workout on his exercise bike each day.
- The slim, trim title, suggesting an anthology of prefaces as an art form, is a leftover from Gray's earliest plan for the book.
- Specifics aside, this is one slim, trim, light package and every time you pick it up you marvel yet again.
- Also, since the film has a trim 78-minute length, there must be plenty of deleted scenes that did not make it into the final cut.
- She kept trim and fit, but she would always remain petite.
- Here are a few boating exercises that you can use to stay trim.
- But if you're slim and trim, then you can have a blast.
- Simple trim lace and a dull leather waistcoat swathed his slender form, dampened in the moist morning air.
- Combined with the tapered schnabel forearm, the rifle seems far more sleek and trim than others I've handled.
- It is likely enough that pupils painted the background into which the master inserted the Teniers-like bright individual figures and their trim dogs.
- But lamb is fighting back with new cuts - lean, trim, bred and butchered for the modern tastes.
- He turned 70 last October but is trim and healthy enough to appear at least a decade younger.
- All qualities, one may contend, perfect to maintain a slim and trim posture.
- And, as you glance down at your figure - unrecognisable from the good old days - you imagine she is still the same size and shape, slim, trim and trendy.
- The catchiest car commercial of recent times is the one where a trim little vehicle suddenly breaks apart like a Transformer toy and starts dancing.
2(neat)(uniform/suit) elegante(uniform/suit) de buen corte(car) de líneas estilizadas(garden/house) muy cuidado
- Behind the trim lawns and the net curtains, behind the jigsaw of decency, a number of houses have extremist posters in the windows.
- The numerous choices include various preferences, faders on/off, smart and trim tool selections and more.
- We watched from a bedroom window as a taxi drew up and a good-looking woman in a trim navy suit approached the front door.
- She lived alone in a tiny, trim house on a quiet street.
- Lots of worthwhile things got done today, domestic things, keeping the small ship of our household trim and balanced, clean and supplied with the necessaries.
- These neat and trim premises and surrounds are a credit to the school's scholars and teachers.
- Davies presides over the trim schoolhouse on Sanday, with the island's three children - a fourth is at secondary school in Mallaig - in her care.
- Despite a trim silhouette, this mini CD / amplifier combo is so good that even high-end hi-fi systems risk being KOd by its talents.
- The trim roadside lawns with shrubberies and annuals both here and on the approach to Cork give a most optimistic expectation of what the town has to offer.
- Here's a slim, trim 16 gauge that can also be purchased with an extra set of fitted 20-gauge tubes.
- To be fair, Alasdair McCrone's trim production is performed by a highly convincing, half-Irish cast whose energy serves the play well.
- I look around me at the trim gardens, the sound of residents rattling about in the kitchens, the bell informing them of the next unit of the day's timetable.
- These very trim and neat little craft will be a big addition to the club for their one class racing events.
- The targeting system is fairly intuitive and the controls are fairly trim.
- His tavern maid periodically cleaned Iamir's house, and kept the little garden trim.
- The private school Elliot attends is similar to his home with the dark wood, but the walls are blue and children rather than loose papers roam the area in trim uniforms.
- We're in Walton-on-Thames in Surrey where Benedetti lodges with her accompanist and the latter's three young children in a trim cul-de-sac.
- Perky, painless and politically correct, this frothy little farce benefits from a remarkably trim running time.
1(condition) estado masculine(condition) condiciones feminine(good condition) buen estado masculine(good condition) buenas condiciones feminineswimming keeps me in trim — la natación me mantiene en forma / en buen estado físico
- try to keep your equipment in good trim — intenta mantener tu equipo en buenas condiciones
- Keep your claws in trim: this contains more or less everything that is useful for a manicure or pedicure.
- Keep in fighting trim, people; we will be needing you soon.
- To have a chance of defeating this president, they must get their party into fighting trim.
- His counterpart was a short, compact man, obviously in the type of shape and trim that came from self-indulgent working out.
- This company isn't just back in fighting trim - it's stronger than ever.
2(cut)recorte masculinejust a trim, please — córteme solo las puntas, por favor
- to give the hedge a trim — recortar el seto
- Speaking of hair that needed a trim, Liam had really let himself go.
- We stumble across a dogs' hairdresser and watch through the window fascinated as a pooch gets a shampoo and blow dry after a quick trim, presumably to cope with the heat.
- Across the yard Arnie was attaching a huge set of roller cutters to a tractor, preparing to give the second fairway a quick trim.
- Parts of lawn that yet retain their dew on the hottest winter days are resting from brutal trims.
- I noticed my goatee needed a bit of a trim, so I shaved one side of it so it looked a bit more even.
- Oh, normal people would call that a trim, but if I have less hair at the end, it's a cut.
- Then there are the hedges themselves, which will very soon need a trim.
- Consequently, my hair has gone too long without at least a trim.
- Regular trims, conditioners and hair treatments all keep locks in the tip-top shape you want.
- He looked a little messy, with his hair desperately needing a trim as it was always ruffled.
- His brown hair needed a trim even as it curled darkly over the color of his faded green shirt.
- Hedges will respond best to regular trims, while there are plenty of products on the market to keep wood and metal fences looking their best.
- I don't * want * to go to a salon that I can only trust to give me a trim.
- As you can see from my photograph, I'm in dire need of a trim.
- A TOP hairstylist is grooming his customers to help Manchester's tram network while they get a trim.
- Ah well, a radical trim of the lower layers of the bushes is called for, so that the cats can't hide there.
- Yet even a quick trim of the back lawn went reasonably well.
- If the edge was good last year all that is needed is a trim with a hedge clippers or edging shears.
- I ended up getting only a trim cause my hair stylist liked my long hair a lot.
- Have regular trims to get the bonce in shape and remember to plan ahead.
3.1(on bodywork of car) banda lateral feminine(on bodywork of car) embellecedor masculine Spain(on bodywork of car) bocel masculine Colombia(upholstery) tapicería feminine
- The cabin is spacious, and the test vehicle came with leather trim and electrically operated front seats as optional extras.
- Then I noticed the little blue book with gold trim lying on the counter.
- It was said to have a distinctive red trim around the wheel arches and hub cap.
- So perhaps it could be sporty in terms of interior trim.
- While the front of the stage was visible, upstage was hidden behind patched curtains of a faded blue with gold trim.
- He was thin, lithe and athletic and was dressed in dark blue trousers and tunic with embroidered trim, and a gold coloured lanyard hung from one shoulder.
- Made of 100% cotton fine jersey, it features contrast neck and cuff trim.
- It appeared sleek and comfortable in bright blue with white trim in contrast to the worn looking Communist era rolling stock nearby.
- Take your next cue from the mannequins seen in store windows: Stitch rows of ribbon and other trims along the bottom edges.
- Seats are extremely comfy and come in a stylishly patterned material with darker charcoal trim.
- The Limited also has steering-wheel wood trim, a power rear sunshade, and bumper moldings with chrome-inserts.
- The car has a completely new dashboard and interior trim, with echoes of the TT sportster.
- On another occasion four wheel trims costing a total of £100 were stolen.
- The walls are a pretty light blue, and there is trim along the ceiling that matches: it's a darker blue, with black swirls running through it.
- It was a royal blue colour with a bit of gold trim.
- Dismantlers are always a good source of interior and exterior trim (though bumpers are often the first thing to go in an accident).
- For most of the day I work on that one spot, taping along the marble trim, sealing the edge of the tape, painting and then repainting the bands.
- The bride wore a traditional off-the-shoulder ivory dress, with train and sequin detail, and a waist-length veil with pearls and gold trim.
- Buyers instead are often driving off with equipment or interior trim or even a paint color that they don't really want.
- The dashboard and interior trim have been designed to set a new benchmark for the segment in terms of touch and feel quality, adding a new notion of prestige to the C-segment.
- And you should see the quality of the interior trim.
- There's tasteful use of wood trim and leather throughout the plush cabin.
- He was clad in a blindingly white suit, with gold trim and edges.
- The Coach Gallery Tote with new design details and fabrications is offered in both leather and suede with updated details such as patent and vachetta trim.
- When they are in the light times, they dress in fine apparel with bright colours and gold trim.
- The customised automobile had a high roofline, a stainless steel trim, brown leather seats and a sleek exterior.
- But behind the traditional leather and wood trim hide a multitude of high-tech systems.
- Full hide trim finished in a light grey make for a pleasantly unclaustrophobic cabin.
- Gold trim and decorations accented the burgundy, and made the place seem cosy.
- Exposed edges should be fastened to floor surfaces with trim along that edge.
- Finally it pulled out a stunning white dress with gold trim and ornate decorations.
- It includes a magnesium cross car beam, electronics, climate system, steering column and trim.
- Replacing the green and white away kit of old, this new strip - again made by Admiral - has thick blue flashes with red trims down the sides of the sleeves and shorts.
- Cut the ribbing, ribbed-band or self-fabric trim a little shorter than the edge to be finished.
- It was rather an elaborate military uniform, with golden tassels on the edge of its golden epaulettes and gold trim on the cuffs and collar.
- The company's chief products are door handles, underhood bottles and interior trim components.
- Improvements to the interior include new upholstery and trim.
- Electric windows, decent stereo and leather trim for the steering wheel were all thrown in.
- In the south one-story, whitewashed, flat-roofed houses with blue trim around the windows and doorways are common.
- Fine leather and decorative trim of ash-wood and aluminium add to the feel-good atmosphere.
3.3(on clothes)adornos masculine(along edges) ribete masculine
- In consequence, a nuclear submarine proceeding at quite high speeds for protracted periods could become substantially out of trim.
- A quick trip from the cabin to check the tiller and sail trim and to scan for other shipping, and the skipper was in from the cold again.
- No witness before the Subcommittee was able to offer any reasonable suggestion to explain how the ship could have gotten out of trim in that 24-hour period.
transitive verbtrimming, trimmed
1.1(cut)(hair/beard/edges) recortar(branches/bush) recortar(bush/branches) podarwe had to trim back the rose bushes — tuvimos que podar bastante los rosales
- The next thing you notice is his neatly trimmed hair, beard and the nice suit.
- A local butcher will trim meat to your requirements on a one to one basis.
- His fingernails were trimmed to a neat band of white.
- The sheets of paper are trimmed to uniform size and then joined with rabbit-skin glue.
- I went back to my very special hair care place, this time for a beard trimming session.
- I carefully full-length sized them and trimmed them to a constant length.
- For the rest of the day, I trimmed my portion sizes.
- Grapes harvested are collected in a shed, where groups of women trim the fruit into neat little bunches for about $1 day.
- I had noticed this morning that Nia's fingers were long and thin, her bitten down nails neat though she only trimmed them with her teeth.
- A goat trims the farm yard grass just south of Five Corners.
- With a French beard and trimmed hair, Mohanlal looks fresh in the movie.
- As soon as it approaches proper beard length, I trim it.
- This leafy stretch of colonial residences forms the western boundary to Augusta National Golf Club, and just beyond Gate Six, eight inmates of the state prison are trimming the grass verge on the public highway.
- Molina's crew trims hedges, mows grass, and has planted bougainvillea, jacaranda, queen palms and hibiscus.
- The situation mirrors 1996, when workers infuriated residents by trimming a patch of grass around the sign - after they added four feet to the height of the sign rather than get the mower out.
- When it came to her diet, Randi decided to make small but significant changes: She started by trimming her portion sizes and adding a vegetable or a dark-green leafy salad to every meal.
- After some judicious pruning, trim the rootball to size with your shovel and tilt the tree into the hole.
- Who cuts their grass or trims their hedge in winter?
- But, that would be a good thing, because they wouldn't have to trim hedges and cut grass, he noted.
- The end of the nail is trimmed to size and then beaten with a hammer to make it too big to go back through the hole and this riveted nail cannot move again without snapping off.
1.2(reduce)(staff) reducir(staff) recortar(budget/spending) recortarexercises to trim (down) your hips — ejercicios para adelgazar las caderas
- That win reduced Johnson's handicap, which was trimmed yet further when she won the overall trophy in the Charity Medal Shield open to men, women and juniors.
- It added the move would be good for the company's cost base by trimming the ‘increasing cost burden of complying with US securities regulations’.
- He's aggressively cutting costs and trimming his head count, research projects, and product line.
- A further 200 jobs are to go this year as part of an effort to trim another £15m in costs, the company said on Tuesday.
- The jungle of various direct and indirect subsidies must be severely trimmed and taxes must be reduced.
- For years, the health care industry had calculated that transaction networks were the best way to trim spiraling administrative costs.
- This isn't to say programs haven't been trimmed; some have.
- The program hopes to trim that cost to $58 million per aircraft by fiscal year 2010.
- Play is now restricted or curtailed with the par reduced and handicaps proportionately trimmed.
- Indeed, in a time when companies are reducing inventory, trimming expenses, and cutting head count, maybe it is time to think about getting rid of certain customers.
- The staffing levels and costs at the Darlington paper had already been trimmed to the bone to encourage a sale.
- Indeed, few companies have faced up to the new reality by cutting staff, trimming offerings, or nixing expansion plans.
- I know that we've got to keep the pressure on the Chinese government to trim back the amount of army-owned industry.
- Eakins's 1875 picture of a baseball player at bat trims nature to the size of a playing field.
- For instance, some solicitors are required to trim professional standards in order to meet the firm's strictures on cost effectiveness.
- Cutting staff and trimming capacity may rejuvenate many Japanese corporations - but not without cost.
- It is also reviewing design standards to see if the cost of the project can be trimmed.
- There are quite a few areas where mobile costs can be trimmed, from controlling personal use through to getting the most sensible service for the executive traveler.
- Costs have been trimmed, new technology installed, the product range reduced and the workforce cut from 18,000 to 7,000.
- Jenkins wants to trim the evenings down to a manageable size.
2.1(decorate)(dress/hat) adornartrimmed with velvet — con adornos de terciopelo
- The blade was trimmed with a demonic red, with a dark orange being the interior colour.
- The long, flowing sleeves were trimmed with lace, as was the hem.
- The garment is often trimmed with lace, ruffles, bows and ribbons, optionally with spaghetti straps.
- There was one gown that looked almost large enough, but it was trimmed with lace and ribbons.
- Specially imported mohair cloths were attractively trimmed with black Persian lamb and real beaver lamb.
- He wears a fine long cape, and his sleeves are trimmed with fur.
- New Stockport Mayor Ken Holt made news in May by refusing to don the robes of his office during a swearing in ceremony because the robes were trimmed with ermine.
- Meanwhile, a beige high-collared swingcoat was trimmed with pink grosgrain ribbon, a favourite technique of Jacques Fath.
- It was midnight blue and the sleeves and neckline were trimmed with white, and the material was glowing in the dim light.
- Studies and a large hall were trimmed with multicolored marble, and there were marble statues on massive quartzite bases in niches.
- The shirt was trimmed with sea otter fur along the side gussets, the neck, and around the cuffs.
- The sleeves and seams are trimmed with reflective material that's usually found on running shoes.
- These particular pieces got trimmed with a wood edge.
- The hem was trimmed with white beads, and pearls and rubies framed the neck.
- But when deployed, the bottom edge - which is trimmed with a gasket - rubs against the painted surface of the rear deck lid.
- Her midnight blue dress was trimmed with cream lace.
- The woman's dress was of green silk velvet, and its collar and cuffs were trimmed with silver patterns that flowed like rivers of script in their endless circles.
- The robe is trimmed with ermine, which is the white winter coat of the stoat in northern regions of Europe.
- The threshold of the door was decorated with gold and silver, while the russet, wood door was trimmed with diamonds along the small sliver of crystal window.
- They're trimmed with jewels and marabou feathers.
- For example, if it is trimmed with rayon lace, binding, or anything else, this will become a slightly different color from the silk.
(upholster)tapizarthe car interior is trimmed in leather — el interior del coche está tapizado en cuero
3Nautical(sail) orientar(ship) equilibrar(ship) asentar
- The crew members would do more than steer quickly or trim the sails like speed demons.
- With the constant need to hoist and trim the sails, sore muscles have no time to heal and joints are braced at awkward angles for long periods of time.
- Svensson trimmed sail and continued on the course she had given him.
- The training schedule included inter alia trimming, starting procedures, current & wind, speed and racing strategies.
- While trimming sails as a beginner, Pogell discovered that the sport was an ideal vehicle for personal growth.
- They can choose to either trim the sail, or get lost at sea forever.
- They trimmed the sails in out, in out, for hours and it made the difference.
- As the power changes, the airplane naturally trims nose-down, so the pilot trims up to compensate.
- Children gain ‘hard skills,’ such as kicking a soccer ball and learning to trim a sail.
- David was meticulously trimming the mainsail when Howard stumbled out of the aft cabin and went up on deck, blinking in morning sunshine.
4US informal(defeat decisively)darle una paliza a informal
intransitive verbtrimming, trimmed
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