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(pipe)tubo masculineto go down the tube(s) — irse al traste informal
- Kim pulled out a small glass tube with liquid inside.
- This effect can also be seen when a liquid is in a tube such as a measuring cylinder.
- From it emerges a plastic tube with a mask that fits over my nose.
- The root system was submerged in nutrient solution, and a plastic tube was connected to the cut end of the stem to collect the fluid.
- The idea is to use the plasma coating to line catheters - plastic tubes surgically inserted into the body so patients can rid themselves of waste products from the blood through a dialysis machine.
- This metal tip transfers your body heat to the liquid inside the glass tube.
- The radiologist connects a barium bag to the tube to deliver liquid barium into your colon.
- Stock should be watered weekly; this can be facilitated by attaching a perforated tube to the end of a hose and inserting the tube into the bundles.
- One end of the tube is connected to the cylinder, and its heat lights the fuel.
- Anaesthesia usually begins when the anaesthetist injects a drug through a fine plastic tube inserted into a vein in the back of the hand.
- A straw itself will not hold up well to this experiment, so see if you can get a tube of glass or plastic.
- A plastic tube is inserted in the nostril and down into the stomach.
- The samples were stored refrigerated in plastic tubes without preservatives until further processing within 24 hours.
- In other news, Junior is feeding so well that he is free of plastic tubes.
- There were also racks of smaller tubes filled with clear and purple liquids and jars of empty plastic tubes.
- Catheters - small plastic tubes - are inserted into veins in the arm or leg to access the heart for procedures such as angioplasties and stent placements.
- To perform this experiment a little oil of turpentine was placed at the bottom of a glass tube surrounded with boiling liquid air.
- He was going to do a tracheotomy, opening the throat and inserting a tube into the windpipe.
- He punctured my eardrum, drained the fluid and inserted a plastic tube.
- Root growth is observed daily through the transparent plastic tubes.
- In their other hands were new toothbrushes, a tube of toothpaste and container of dental floss they received from their dentists.
- A toothpaste tube had been squeezed flat by a shoe.
- You can't put the toothpaste back into the tube.
- On view were five enormous inflatable white objects shaped like bottles, cans or toothpaste tubes.
- In the hygiene aisle, I grabbed two tubes of toothpaste, a bottle of shampoo.
- This year's consignment of 5,000 boxes goes out this Saturday, along with blankets knitted by residents and 25,000 tubes of toothpaste.
- He giggles like a girl and waves a tube of auburn paint at me.
- The food comes in what look like toothpaste tubes.
- Cale followed me and promptly stole the tube of toothpaste from me.
- There is a new tube of toothpaste ready and waiting.
- Even the little tubes of toothpaste in the washrooms were taken.
- With most tubes of toothpaste, you can roll them up and twist them to get the last bit of toothpaste out of there.
- I love finishing things - boxes of tissues, books, tubes of toothpaste, moisturiser, notebooks, whatever.
- Perry went into the bathroom and grabbed the tube of toothpaste.
- He remembers collecting toothpaste tubes, newspapers, pots and pans.
- But I'll buy two giant tubes of toothpaste if I have a coupon.
- He tossed out papers and paperclips and a tube of toothpaste onto the floor before finally withdrawing my inhaler.
- I have assumed your tube of toothpaste lasts for a little over two months
- One company sent them 12,000 toothbrushes and 12,000 tubes of toothpaste.
- The card features a bunny holding a tube of toothpaste.
- It is no longer added to paint or pesticides and it is no longer used in such things as toothpaste tubes, tin can solder, toys and many other things.
2Anatomyshe's had her tubes tied — le han hecho un ligado / una ligadura de trompas
3.1US Electronicstubo masculine
3.2picture / television tube — tubo de imagen masculine
4USinformal(television)the tube — el metro
5Britishinformal(London underground railway)the tube — el metro
- let's go by tube — vamos en metro
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